SYDNEY: Australia’s largest ever counterterrorism raids on Thursday detained 15 people and foiled an alleged plot by Islamic State (IS) militants to conduct “demonstration killings,” including beheadi
NEW YORK: Using artificial sweeteners may set the stage for diabetes in some people by hampering the way their bodies handle sugar, suggests a preliminary study done mostly in mice.
WASHINGTON: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned Thursday that Russia had put world security in peril, ahead of White House talks rich in symbolism but likely to dim Kiev’s hopes for US securit
NEW DELHI: A standoff between Indian and Chinese soldiers overshadowed a visit to New Delhi by Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday, with a $20 billion investment pledge eclipsed by robust comment
NEW YORK: A Pakistan-born neuroscientist has become a rallying cry for militant groups demanding her release from a US prison.
KARACHI: A professor of Islamic studies was shot dead in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi Thursday, officials said.
BRUSSELS: Belgian authorities have arrested a female former commander in the rebel movement of Liberia's one-time president Charles Taylor and charged her with war crimes, officials said Thursday.
LONDON: At least 2,622 people have died in the worst outbreak of Ebola virus in history, which has so far infected at least 5,335 people in West Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thu
EDINBURGH: Scotland voted on Thursday on whether to stay within the United Kingdom or end the 307-year-old union with England and become an independent nation in a finely balanced referendum with far-
LAGOS: Boko Haram militants are in charge of at least 25 towns and villages in northeast Nigeria, the region’s Roman Catholic bishop has claimed, warning of a deteriorating security situation.
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