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Report: GCC countries to host U.S. troops to counter Iranian threat

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - A newspaper in Saudi Arabia in a report published on Saturday says the kingdom and other ...


150,000 flee as Syria buffer zone collapses

Renewed violence in rebel-held northwestern Syria has killed dozens of civilians and forced 150,000 people into flight in one week ...


UK keeps limits on cash aid in Syria over counter-terror fears

Despite criticism, the UK has only partially reversed a cash aid freeze in northeastern Syria and is still suspending monthly ...


UN Envoy: Islamic State Revival in Iraq Must Be Prevented

UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. envoy for Iraq is calling for 'wide-based international support' to prevent Islamic State extremists from ...


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Cian Healy does deal with IRFU to play until end of 2020/21 season

DUBLIN, Ireland - Leinster and Ireland prop Cian Healy has signed a new two-year contract with the Irish Rugby Football Union ...

Sri Lanka snap losing streak with Scotland win

London - Sri Lanka snapped an eight-match one-day international losing streak ahead of the World Cup with a 35-run win ...

Thousands of Czechs Demand Justice Minister Resign

PRAGUE - Tens of thousands of protesters rallied in the Czech capital Tuesday as demands intensified for the resignation of ...

Shahzad century fires Afghanistan to World Cup warm-up win

Belfast - Mohammad Shahzad smashed a blistering 101 as Afghanistan fine-tuned their World Cup preparations with a 126-run thrashing of ...

Morgan has 'no regrets' as England go in search of World Cup glory

London - England captain Eoin Morgan believes the tournament hosts have done everything they possibly could to get themselves ready ...

Proteas bowlers can defend any total, insists Faf

Cape Town - All the talk ahead of the 2019 Cricket World Cup in England has centred around the batsmen.It ...

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Amid border wrangles, Eritreans wrestle with staying or going

An unexpected rapprochement last year between Ethiopia and Eritrea, and the subsequent opening of the border, seemed to offer hope ...

150,000 flee as Syria buffer zone collapses

Renewed violence in rebel-held northwestern Syria has killed dozens of civilians and forced 150,000 people into flight in one week ...

After Sri Lanka attacks, anti-Muslim backlash points to new divisions

Rights groups are warning of an escalation in inter-communal violence in Sri Lanka as Muslim minorities – and hundreds of ...

UK keeps limits on cash aid in Syria over counter-terror fears

Despite criticism, the UK has only partially reversed a cash aid freeze in northeastern Syria and is still suspending monthly ...

UN Envoy: Islamic State Revival in Iraq Must Be Prevented

UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. envoy for Iraq is calling for 'wide-based international support' to prevent Islamic State extremists from ...

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No democracy in sight in Thailand, five years after coup

BANGKOK, THailand - Since Thailand's military seized power on May 22, 2014, the country has faced unending repression of fundamental ...


Libyan hostilities could see country become permanently divided

NEW YORK, New York - Libya is on the brink of a civil war which could result in the country ...


Kentucky couple nearly escaped being charged for fraud

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A Kentucky couple nearly escaped prosecution for setting a fire that burned their rented home to the ...


At least 11 dead in mass shooting in northern Brazilian city

BELEM, Brazil - At least eleven people have been killed in a mass shooting in Brazil. Gunmen opened fire on ...


U.S. Navy Seal pleads guilty to causing death of colleague

WASHINGTON DC - A U.S. Navy SEAL who killed a Green Beret in extraordinary circumstances in the West African nation ...


Attack on UN mission in Mali which left peacekeeper dead condemned

BAMAKO, Mali - A violent attack in the West African nation of Mali on Saturday has left at least one ...


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