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Obama announces restoring ties between US and Cuba

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama announced a move to normalise relations between the United States and Cuba on Wednesday, saying it is time to...

Colombia's FARC rebels declare unlimited ceasefire

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's Marxist FARC rebels have declared an indefinite unilateral ceasefire beginning on Dec. 20 but promised to call it off if...

North Korea behind unprecedented cyberattack on Sony

Hackers backed by North Korea perpetrated an unprecedented act of cyberwarfare against Sony Pictures t

Anger as Pakistan buries students massacred at school

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - A shocked Pakistan on Wednesday began burying 132 students killed in a grisly attack on their school by Taliban militants...

Mass grave found in eastern Syria

BEIRUT (Reuters) - More than 230 bodies of people believed killed by Islamic State militants have been found in a mass grave in Syria's eastern Deir...

Obama mistaken for waiter, valet driver

Barack and Michelle Obama have revealed their experiences of racism in a wide‑ranging interview with celebrity weekly Pe

Eight-year Venus probe ends after it runs out of fuel

The space probe that spent eight years carrying out a detailed analysis of Venus is out of fuel and will float to a fier

FIFA ethics investigator Micahel Garcia resigns

MARRAKECH, Morocco (Reuters) - FIFA ethics investigator Michael Garcia resigned on Wednesday in protest at the way his report into the 2018/2022 World Cup...

Kenya: Building collapses, search for survivors

A Kenyan rescue official says a number of people are feared trapped or dead after a five‑story residential building collapsed in downtown Nairobi.