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Sep 24 2016

At least 20 dead after migrant boat capsizes off Egypt

They are suspected of involuntary manslaughter and human trafficking, judicial officials were reported as saying. Numerous refugees using the central Mediterranean ro...

Sep 23 2016

Yemen: Death toll from Arab coalition air strike up to 26

The raid hit a house in a neighbourhood populated by workers, according to medical services and local officials. The raids hit the Suq al-Hunod district in the Red Sea ...

Sep 23 2016

North Korean DNS leak finds just 28 official .kp sites

However, as The Next Web notes, the researchers were only able to map out the "externally-facing Internet" of the country. On Monday afternoon, a security engineer na...

Sep 22 2016

Islamic State may have used chemical weapon on US, Iraqi troops

The shell fragment will now undergo further testing at a laboratory to determine if it ever contained the blistering agent. According to U.S. officials, the projectile ...

Sep 22 2016

Rains affect normal life in Hyderabad; schools declare holiday

People wait outside an emergency block of a private hospital surrounded by floodwatwers, following heavy rain in Suraram, a low lying area on the outskirts of Hyderabad ...

Sep 21 2016

Olympic track star, Oregon WR Allen out for season

If his season is over, it also leave a big hole to fill in the Oregon Ducks Offense at Wide Receiver. Allen was injured while covering a punt. Asked after the game about ...

Sep 21 2016

Mayor at heart of New Jersey bridge scandal testifies

They have both pleaded not guilty to conspiracy and fraud in connection to the lane closures, which is known as "Bridgegate". It was a position, aides said, that by the e...

Sep 21 2016

Tom watson insists labour must 'put the band back together'

Momentum's founder, Jon Lansman, was speaking on Tuesday night to volunteers taking part in phone canvassing as the leadership contest entered its final hours, telling th...

Sep 21 2016

Typhoon causes serious flooding in southern Japan

Transportation in the west and southwest of Japan was heavily affected, with 106 air flights canceled because of strong winds. Television footage from public broadcaste...

Sep 21 2016

White House says it holds Russia responsible for Syria aid convoy attack

Elsewhere on Monday, at least 20 civilians, including a 1-year-old girl, were killed in fresh airstrikes on rebel-held Aleppo city and the surrounding areas, according to...

Sep 20 2016

Snowden says will vote in US presidential election

The report said Snowden did not, as he claimed, try to express his concerns about potentially illegal intelligence gathering in a way that would qualify him as a whistleb...

Sep 20 2016

NIA takes over probe of Uri terror attack

The toll in Sunday's pre-dawn Uri strike by Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists near the Line of Control has gone up to 18 with one of the injured soldier succumbing at an army h...

Sep 19 2016

Al Shabaab killed Somali general, says radio linked to Islamist group

At least seven Somali soldiers have been killed, the group and Somali officials said. Designated as a foreign terrorist organization by the U.S. in 2008, Al-Shabaab has...

Sep 19 2016

Obama, Netanyahu to meet Wednesday on sidelines of UN summit

The meeting will allow "an opportunity to discuss the stalwart ties between the U.S. and Israel, as recently underscored by the finalization of our new 10-year Memorandum...

Sep 19 2016

Washed up whale died due to human interaction

There were bite wounds in the side of its body. It was estimated to measure about 20 to 25 feet long and weigh about 20 tons, and may have been two to three years old. Hu...

Sep 18 2016

Tesla's Safer Autopilot Update Coming Next Week

Musk told reporters on a conference call that the new version of Autopilot would "very likely" have prevented the death of Joshua Brown, an OH man who died when his Tesl...

Sep 18 2016

Philippine rebels free Norwegian hostage

The four hostages had been taken from an upmarket resort on Samal island in Davao. Sekkingstad was kidnapped on Sept 21 a year ago with Canadians John Ridsdel and Rober...

Sep 18 2016

Does Israel really have 200 nuclear weapons, or was Colin Powell exaggerating?

A non-signatory of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, Israel has previously kept quiet about the size and existence of its nuclear weapons program, Newsweek reports. F...

Sep 18 2016

Kashmir unrest: Youth succumbs to injuries, death toll rises to 80

The unrest in Kashmir Valley began on July 8 when Hizbul militant Burhan Wani was gunned down in an encounter and violent clashes broke out. "The body clearly had pelle...

Sep 17 2016

Arctic sea ice minimum ties record for second lowest

Arctic sea ice has plunged to the second lowest extent on record . It ties the mark set in 2007, the National Snow and Ice Data Center ( NSIDC ) said Thursday. During t...