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Pakistan slammed for resuming executions after school massacre

Rights groups Saturday condemned Pakistan's decision to hang two convicted militants in its first...

UN asks Israel to pay Lebanon $850m

he U. N. General Assembly overwhelmingly approved a resolution Friday asking Israel to pay Lebanon over $850 million in damages for an oil spill caused by...

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

IS publicly executes Syrian for aiding regime air strikes

The Islamic State group has publicly executed a Syrian it accused of planting tracking devices for deadly regime air strikes, SITE Intelligence reported on...

US drone strike kills five in northwest Pakistan

A US drone strike killed at least five militants in Pakistan's restive tribal region near the Afghan border on Saturday, security officials said,...

US slaps trade ban on Crimea over Russia 'occupation'

US President Barack Obama imposed sweeping sanctions Friday on Russia‑annexed Crimea with an executive order prohibiting American exports of goods or...

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...