WASHINGTON: The White House says President Barack Obama is open to negotiating with Congress on many elements of his request for war powers against Islamic State militants.
SYDNEY: Australia will strengthen its immigration laws and crack down on groups that incite hatred under a raft of counterterrorism measures introduced Monday in a bid to combat the threat from home-g
DHAKA, Bangladesh: A river ferry carrying up to 140 passengers capsized in central Bangladesh on Sunday after being hit by a cargo vessel, killing at least 48 people, officials said.
KANDAHAR: US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Sunday that training and advising Afghan security forces is “becoming the heart” of a US military mission that is winding down after 13 years of war.
KHARKIV: A bomb killed two people during a pro-government march in the east Ukraine city of Kharkiv on Sunday, officials said, as Kiev’s army and rebels wrangled over a truce requiring them to pull ba
BAUCHI: A young girl with explosives strapped to her killed five people and wounded dozens at a security checkpoint outside a market in the northeast Nigerian town of Potiskum on Sunday, witnesses sai
NEW DELHI: The Indian leader of the UN’s expert panel on climate change has pulled out of a key meeting in Nairobi while pledging to cooperate with New Delhi police investigating allegations of sexual
MANILA: French President Francois Hollande will discuss international terrorism when he meets his Philippine counterpart Benigno Aquino this week, a spokesman said Sunday.
WASHINGTON: The latest in an unending parade of winter storms moved over the US East Coast on Saturday, dropping a wintry mix as far south as northern Georgia and potentially causing more headaches fo
MALE: Police in the Maldives Sunday arrested former President Mohamed Nasheed under an anti-terror law for the alleged illegal detention of a judge when he was in power more than three years ago.
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