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Pakistan resumes hangings after Taliban school massacre

Pakistan executed two prominent militants on Friday, sources said, in a clear response to this week's massacre of more than 130 children at a school....

Obama pledges proportional response to Sony hack

President Barack Obama says the U. S. will respond "proportionally" to North Korea's punishing hack o

Israeli air planes strike Gaza Strip

Israeli air planes struck targets in the southern Gaza Strip, witnesses and the army said early Saturday, hours after a

FIFA to publish ethics report

FIFA to publish Garcia report in 'appropriate form'

Iraq's Shiite fighters desert over shortages

Abu Murtada al‑Moussawi answered the call last summer from Iraq's top Shiite cleric to help save the country from the Islamic State group, but...

US issues worldwide travel alert

The United States issued a worldwide travel alert, warning Americans to be vigilant during the holiday period, especially in the wake of a deadly siege in...

China grandfather defends petition to expel HIV-positive boy

The grandfather of a Chinese HIV‑positive boy has defended his support for a petition to banish him from their village, media reported Saturday, in a...

Seven dead as Pakistan hits militant hideouts

Seven people including a policeman and paramilitary soldier were killed in two separate incidents when Pakistani security forces hit militant hideouts in...

China leader cautions against external forces

Chinese President Xi Jinping is urging the semiautonomous former Portuguese colony of Macau to guard against interference by what he called hostile...