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Obama last strike kills over 100 al Qaeda in Syria
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:56:00 GMT(CNN)In President Barack Obama's last major military attack against al Qaeda, more than 100 members of the group were killed in a US airstrike in western Syria on Thursday, according to a defense official. The strike -- which the Pentagon confirmed Friday ...

Britain's Hammond: Trump creates new uncertainty for Europe
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:40:00 GMTDAVOS, Switzerland – Britain's treasury chief says Donald Trump's accession to the U.S. presidency is likely to create even more uncertainty for Europe than his country's unprecedented departure from the EU. Philip Hammond, speaking in Switzerland ahead ...

As Trump takes office, refugees nervously await clearer policies
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:49:00 GMTWith Donald Trump taking office Friday, asylum seekers and refugees to the U.S. -- long portrayed as sinister bogeyman while the president-elect was on the campaign trail -- are anxiously awaiting clarity on their future. “We always know that these ...

Police injured in protests, nearly 100 arrested at Trump inauguration
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:24:00 GMTWashington (CNN)A pair of police officers were injured and 95 protesters arrested after they smashed windows, damaged cars and threw rocks at police near Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony on Friday in Washington, D.C. Two DC police officers and one ...

The Latest: In Davos, refugees make case for global mobility
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:56:00 GMTA Syrian teen refugee and Olympic swimmer, a Malian studying at Stanford, a French coding student — they're all arguing that their generation needs global mobility to thrive instead of walls and isolationism. They've got a high-profile audience this week ...

Mexico Extradites Top Drug Lord 'El Chapo' to US
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:23:00 GMTMexico extradited top drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to New York on Thursday, ending a career that included two jail breaks and a lead role in a national drug war, the day before Donald Trump assumes the U.S. presidency. He arrived in New York late ...

'Black Box' Found After Plane Crash Kills Brazil Judge
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:23:00 GMTBrazilian authorities on Friday recovered the black box that was in a small plane that crashed and killed a Supreme Court justice who was overseeing the investigation of a political kickback scheme, the largest ever uncovered in the country. A recovery ...

10 Survivors Found in Rubble of Italy Hotel Buried by Avalanche: Reports
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:50:00 GMTTen people were found alive today in the rubble of an Italian hotel that collapsed after being buried by an avalanche, according to local media reports. Five of the 10 have been pulled out from the Hotel Rigopiano on the Gran Sasso mountain, according to a ...

Official: Gambia’s defeated leader agrees to cede power
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:02:00 GMTIn December, Gambia elected a new president for the first time in 22 years, but the incumbent, President Yahya Jammeh, is refusing to step down. Video provided by Newsy Newslook BANJUL, Gambia — Defeated Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh has agreed to cede ...

Austria 'foils potential terror attack'
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:43:00 GMTAustria's interior minister said Friday that the authorities averted a potential "terror attack" in Vienna with the arrest by armed police of an 18-year-old suspected Islamist extremist. "Our police forces managed in quick time to arrest a suspect and so ...

U.S. Removes Libya From List of Zones With Looser Rules for Drone Strikes
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:59:00 GMTWASHINGTON — Before ceding power, the Obama administration quietly removed a former extremist stronghold in Libya from a list of combat zones where United States counterterrorism drone strikes are authorized without obeying special rules intended to ...

Italy to return stolen Van Goghs to Dutch museum soon
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:27:00 GMTTwo Van Gogh masterpieces stolen in Amsterdam 14 years ago will be returning to The Netherlands from Italy shortly after police recovered them from the house of notorious drug boss, a museum official said Thursday. The 1882 "Seascape at Scheveningen" and ...

Kazakhstan confirms H5 bird flu in wild swans
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:01:00 GMTTwo swans were found dead in the coastal city of Aktau in the west of the country, Kazakh agriculture ministry says. The highly contagious outbreak of bird flu was found in wild swans [Koca Sulejmanovic/EPA] Kazakhstan has confirmed an outbreak of the ...

More than 100 al-Qaeda militants killed in airstrike on Syria training camp
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:05:00 GMTU.S. warplanes and armed drones launched an airstrike against an al-Qaeda training base in Syria, killing more than 100 militants, the Pentagon announced Friday. The Shaykh Sulayman Training Camp in Idlib Province has been in operation since 2013 ...



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