Pope Francis meets Patriarch Kirill in Cuba

Pope Francis meets Patriarch Kirill in Cuba…

World diplomats agree to end Syrian hostilities

World diplomats agree to end Syrian hostilities…

Hammers and shivs used in Mexico prison riot that killed 49

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Mexico’s deadliest prison brawl in many years was a bloodbath in which inmates attacked each other with hammers, cudgels and makeshift blades…

WW2 veteran reunites with wartime girlfriend

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A 93-year-old WWII veteran embraced his wartime girlfriend in Australia during their reunion after more than 70 years apart…

Scientists Detect Einstein’s Gravitational Waves

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Scientists announced that they have detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space and time that Einstein predicted…

Hoarding in Syria’s largest city as government advances

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As government troops close in on Aleppo, some residents are preparing to flee Syria’s largest city while others are hoarding food…

US, Japan, South Korea impose new sanctions on North Korea

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The South Korean parliament on Wednesday passed a resolution denouncing North Korea’s latest long-range missile launch…

New East Bay express lanes on I-580 set to open

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A project to create express lanes expected to ease congestion along I-580 in the East Bay will be opened later this month…

Germany Train head-on Crash 9 dead dozens injured

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Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday morning in a remote area in southern Germany, killing at least 10 people…

Egypt slain Italian student suffered ‘inhuman’ violence

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A second autopsy on the body of an Italian found slain in Egypt reveals that the doctoral student suffered “inhuman, animal-like” violence…

North Korea rally to mark Sunday’s rocket launch

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A rally to celebrate the launch of what North Korea claimed to be a satellite was held in Pyongyang…

7-year-old Syrian cancer girl flies to Italy for treatment

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A 7-year-old Syrian girl with cancer has become the first of an estimated 1,000 refugees who are being brought to Italy on humanitarian grounds…

Clashes as thousands protest in Athens against pension reforms

Tens of thousands joined anti-government protests in Athens as Greece was crippled by a general strike against an overhaul of the country’s pension system…

WikiLeaks founder Assange appeals to UN panel on his detention

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has found a surprising ally – a United Nations panel that has decided he has been unfairly detained in Britain…

Hole in plane forced to land in Somalia

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Somalia’s civil aviation authority said they had found no evidence of a criminal act in an explosion in an airliner which returned for an emergency landing…

Obama first visit as President to a mosque in Maryland

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President Barack Obama sought Wednesday to correct what he called a “hugely distorted impression” of Muslim-Americans as he made his first visit to a U.S. mosque…

Greek islanders nominated for Nobel Peace prize

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A Greek academic committee have proposed the nomination of islanders Militsa Kamvisi and Stratis Valiamos for the Nobel Peace Prize…

Elephant tramples tourist to death in Thailand

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A Scottish tourist has been gored to death by an elephant that he and his 16-year-old stepdaughter were riding…

WHO double efforts to stop Zika virus from spreading to Asia

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The mosquito-borne Zika virus linked to an outbreak of birth defects in Latin America could spread to Asia and Africa, the WHO said…

UN announces official start of Syria’s peace talks

UN announces official start of Syria’s peace talks…

Scores killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

Scores killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria…

WHO declares Zika virus international emergency

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The WHO announced that the spread of the Zika virus is an “extraordinary event” that merits being declared an international emergency…