SYDNEY: Intelligence “chatter” has revealed that militants plan to attack Australian politicians and government buildings, the prime minister said on Friday, a day after hundreds of police carried out
WASHINGTON: The world population may grow larger than previously estimated, reaching 11 billion people by century’s end, according to a UN-led analysis published Thursday.
MOSCOW: Moscow is considering measures to disconnect Russian cyberspace, the last forum for free expression in the country, in emergency situations such as military hostilities or major protests, a ne
WARSAW: Poland’s prime minister designate, Ewa Kopacz, brought party rival Grzegorz Schetyna into her new government as foreign minister on Friday to try to neutralize a potential challenge to her aut
BARCELONA: The Spanish government on Friday welcomed Scotland’s “No” vote on independence, but Catalans set on breaking away from Spain pushed ahead defiantly for their own ballot on self-rule.
COPENHAGEN: Denmark said on Friday it would introduce a new, temporary type of residence permit for asylum seekers fleeing civil wars such as the Syrian conflict after a huge surge in the number of ap
UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council has called the Ebola outbreak in Africa “a threat to international peace and security” and urged all countries to provide health experts, field hospitals and me
BOSTON: The failed Scottish vote to pull out from the United Kingdom stirred secessionist hopes for some in the United States, where almost a quarter of people are open to their states leaving the uni
JOHANNESBURG: Nigeria’s police and military routinely torture women, men and children as young as 12 with beatings, shootings, rape, electric shocks and pliers used to pull out teeth and nails, Amnest
TAMPA: A 51-year-old Florida man shot dead his daughter and six grandchildren in his home before killing himself on Thursday, authorities said.
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