Clashes continue in Burundi amid coup attempt

Gunfire rang out in the Burundian capital on Thursday amid confusion about the success of a coup attempt against President Pierre Nkurunziza. Clashes between supporters...

AU Peace, Security Council decries Burundi coup bid

The African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC), the continental equivalent of the UN Security Council, on Thursday condemned a coup attempt carried out one...

Car bomb injures police officers, civilian in Thai south

Explosion occurs three days after military government official said was hopeful peace agreement could be reached by end of next yearBy Max ConstantBANGKOK ...

UPDATE – Thousands march against 'false democracy' in HK

Gov't to table reform package Wednesday for 2017 chief executive election in effort to get candidates approved by body loyal to China.ADDS QUOTESHONG KONG...

Curfew imposed in Nigeria’s Bauchi after attacks

Militants had attacked several areas of the state since yesterday BAUCHI, Nigeria (AA) – Authorities in Nigeria's northern Bauchi State on Sunday imposed a 24-hour curfew...

Experts fear new Syria deal may remain ‘words on paper’

Munich deal may collapse soon if Assad regime and its allies, Russia and Iran, do not comply with it, Washington-based experts predict ...
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13 Kenya policemen missing after Shabaab ambush

The militants burnt 5 police vehicles By Andrew Ross NAIROBI – At least 13 Kenyan policemen remain missing after Al-Shabaab militants late Monday ambushed a police...

UK: Cameron’s free English lessons plan attacked

House of Lords member Meral Ece says attempt to link poor English skills to terrorism and extremism will isolate people furtherLONDON - British...

Chad bans Muslim face covering citing security concerns

Decision comes three days after suicide bombings in capital, which left at least 33 people deadN'DJAMENA, Chad – Chad's government banned the Muslim...

UK: One feared dead in Oxford power plant collapse

Casualties feared after residents report hearing explosion before building collapse LONDON – One person is feared dead and others are reported wounded after...

Turkey’s Somalia policies discussed at London panel

For President Erdogan, Somalia is an issue related to solidarity among Muslims, former Turkish Ambassador to Mogadishu says. LONDON (AA) – Turkey’s foreign policy towards...

Kerry, Lavrov discuss Syria

Top diplomats discuss 'next step in the Vienna process', says State Dept.WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergei...

Israel arrests Jewish suspects for July arson attack

Deadly arson attack on Palestinian home left 18-month-old child dead and drew global condemnationJERUSALEM – Israel's Shin Bet security agency has arrested a...

Mexico marks 11 months since students' disappearance

Parents of 43 missing students to hold three-day hunger strike to force expanded investigationBy Nancy CaouetteMEXICO CITY  - Hundreds of demonstrators rallied in Mexico City...
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Egypt frees 40 Palestinians: Gaza Interior Ministry

GAZA CITY, Palestine – Egyptian authorities have released 40 Palestinian detainees, the Palestinian Interior Ministry in the GAza Strip said Tuesday. The ministry said in...

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Pound Makes Massive Gain Against The Dollar

The British pound gains the best value against the dollar since the Brexit Vote after the official September meeting of the Bank of England. The...