Kurds claim advances in Iraq as Britain joins fray

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Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq captured a border crossing with Syria on Tuesday, expelling Islamic State militants in heavy fighting…

Wildlife populations plummet for 3,000 species

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About 3,000 species of wildlife around the world have seen their numbers plummet far worse than previously thought…

Obama: US ‘underestimated’ Islamic State threat

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President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants…

Thai man gets death penalty for train rape, murder

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A former railway worker in Thailand was sentenced to death for raping a 13-year-old girl on a train…

More bodies found at Japan volcano; toll now 36

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Rescuers found five more bodies near the summit of the volcano, bringing the death toll to 36…

Kim Jong Un not seen in weeks

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hasn’t been seen at a public event for three weeks, including a prominent state meeting…

Britain joins fight against Islamic State group

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Britain, Belgium and Denmark joined the U.S.-led coalition of nations that are launching airstrikes on IS group militants in Iraq…

Iraqi PM: Plot to attack US, Paris subways

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Iraq’s prime minister said intelligence operation has uncovered a plot for an imminent attack on subway systems in United States and Paris…

More women joining ISIS

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More women joining ISIS…

Tiger kills man who climbed into moat at zoo

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A white tiger killed a young man who climbed over a fence at the New Delhi zoo and jumped into the animal’s…

Mission accomplished: India joins Mars explorers

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India triumphed in its first interplanetary mission, placing a satellite into orbit around Mars on Wednesday…

US says airstrikes may have ‘disrupted’ plotting

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Airstrikes in Syria may have temporarily disrupted attack planning against U.S. or Western targets…

Qatar forfeits game in protest over hijab ruling

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Qatari basketballers forfeited a women’s match against Mongolia on Wednesday and are considering withdrawing…

Algerian extremists behead French hostage

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Algerian extremists allied with the Islamic State group have decapitated a French hostage…

Ebola outbreak has killed more that 2,800

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The Ebola outbreak sweeping West Africa is believed to have killed more than 2,800…

Man stabs 5 people in Spanish city

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A man stabbed five people in broad daylight in the Spanish city of Lleida…

Some 130,000 Syrians fleeing ISIS cross Turkish border

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Some 130,000 Syrian refugees fleeing the advance of Islamic State militants have crossed the border into Turkey…

Burger King in Japan serves all black burger

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Burger King added black cheese and darkened the other ingredients in the special burger duo added to menus Friday…

Columbian female cycling team uniform causes controversy

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A Colombian women’s cycling team’s flesh-coloured uniforms earned criticism from the International Cycling Union president…

Congress backs Obama on aid to Syrian rebels

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Legislation requested by President Barack Obama authorizing the military to train Syrian rebels fighting IS militants is passed by Senate…

UK remains united after Scotland referendum

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A clear decision by Scottish voters to remain a part of the United Kingdom…

Australian police: Raids thwarted beheading plot

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Police on Thursday said they thwarted a plot to carry out beheadings in Australia by supporters of the radical IS group…

Skeletons found ‘holding hands’ after 700 years

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Archaeologists in England have uncovered a pair of skeletons that have been holding hands for the last 7-hundred-years…

Ebola patients buying survivors’ blood from black market

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As African nations, like Sierra Leone, struggle to fight against the ebola virus with screenings like these…

Baby stroller rolls onto train track

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A terrifying scene played out at a train station in Melbourne, Australia over the weekend….

Thailand says no DNA match yet for slain Britons

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DNA samples from the bodies of two British tourist did not match any collected from 12 people who were among those in the area…

Emotions mount on final day of Scottish campaign

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Excitement and anxiety mounted across Scotland Wednesday, the final day of campaigning before Thursday’s referendum on independence…

New IS video warns US over Iraq deployment

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The militant Islamic State group released a video warning the United States not to send groud troops to Iraq…

Audio of convicted terrorist talking to ISIS operative

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Shocking new audio from a convicted terrorist talking to a key ISIS operative….

Three Myanmese detained over murder of British tourists

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Three Myanmese men have been detained over the murder of two British tourists in Thailand…