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Police: Al-Shabab militants kill 28 in Kenya bus

Police officials say al‑Shabab militants from Somalia have hijacked a bus in northern Kenya and killed 28 non‑Muslims on board.

Obama signs order expanding US Afghanistan role - report

U. S. President Barack Obama has signed a secret order authorizing a broader military mission in Afghanistan in 2015 than originally...

Madagascar plague outbreak kills 40, hits capital - WHO

Madagascar has been hit with an outbreak of plague, with 119 confirmed cases and 40 deaths, the World Health Organization said.

Jihadists launch major attack on Iraq's Ramadi

The Islamic State group launched a major attack on the Iraqi city of Ramadi Friday, attempting to seize one of the last urban pockets under government...

Kiev says Russia has 7500 troops in Ukraine

Ukraine's defence minister said Saturday that Russia has 7,500 troops in the east of the country, where pro‑Moscow separatists have been...

Former Portuguese prime minister arrested in corruption investigation

Portuguese police have arrested former Socialist prime minister Jose Socrates and three other people in...

FBI arrests two would-be Ferguson bomb suspects - source

Two men suspected of buying explosives they planned to detonate during protests in Ferguson, Missouri, once a grand jury decides the Michael Brown case,...

For one night on stage, embattled Cosby his old self

The protesters didn't show, the would‑be hecklers didn't take the bait, the weeks of headlines about sexual assaults disappeared and Bill...

Clinton backs Obama immigration move

Hillary Rodham Clinton voiced support Friday for President Barack Obama's use of executive actions to protect about 5 million immigrants from...