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General: mistaken Afghan hospital airstrike had been cleared by U.S. troops
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:13:00 GMTU.S. Army Gen. John Campbell commander of the Resolute Support Mission and United States Force Afghanistan, testifies on Oct. 6, 2015 during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill. (Photo: Mark Wilson, Getty Images) WASHINGTON — The ...
Rio 2016: City grapples with wave of crime on beaches as Olympics near
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:15:00 GMTRio de Janeiro (CNN)Security has been stepped up along Rio de Janeiro's popular beaches after swarms of robbers attacked beachgoers and local residents responded with more violence. Just 10 months before the Olympic Games kick off, groups of young thieves ...
2 scientists win Nobel Prize for physics for their research into neutrinos
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:11:00 GMTThe work of two researchers into tiny particles led to a huge honor: the Nobel Prize for physics. Takaaki Kajita of Japan and Arthur McDonald of Canada shared the coveted award Tuesday for their efforts in uncovering the “chameleon-like” nature of ...
Former Top UN Official Accused in Chinese Bribery Investigation
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:17:00 GMTSix people, including former United Nations General Assembly President John Ashe, were charged today in a wide-ranging corruption and bribery scheme related to business projects in the Chinese gambling hub of Macau. Ashe is accused of accepting over $1 ...
Russian TV Forecasts Good Weather for Bombings in Syria
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:01:00 GMTMOSCOW — The weather forecast for Syria is cloudy, with a chance of airstrikes. A Russian forecaster has weighed in on the military effort in Syria, reporting on expected conditions in the war-torn country on national television. "It is a very opportune ...
Moscow denies attack on historical Syrian site as NATO says Russian planes over Turkey no accident
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 08:56:00 GMTThe Russian Defense Ministry has denied claims Russian aircraft struck the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, Reuters reports. "All reports by foreign media that Russian planes allegedly struck the city of Palmyra are an absolute lie," a spokesman for the ...
EU offers Turkey incentives to better tackle refugee crisis
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 08:51:00 GMTIn this Monday, Oct. 5, 2015 photo, a Syrian migrant who lost one of his legs below the knee in a Syrian government bombing and badly injuring the other, rests on the ground on a roadside, an hour after arriving on a dinghy from the Turkish coast to the ...
Indian cleric aims to stop Muslim youth from joining IS
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 08:51:00 GMTAn Indian Muslim walks near the Jamia Masjid or the Grand Mosque surrounded by city's crowded shopping district in Bangalore, India, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. The chief cleric of Bangalore's main mosque said Tuesday that he has advised the heads of hundreds ...
CLAIM: ‘No Borders’ Activist Gang Raped By Migrants, Pressured Into Silence To Not ‘Damage Cause’
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:12:00 GMTA young, female ‘No Borders’ activist working in a migrant camp on the France-Italy border remained silent about her gang rape by Sudanese migrants for over a month because “the others asked me to keep quiet.” Colleagues are alleged to have said ...
North Korea releases detained South Korean student, Seoul says
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:02:00 GMTSouth Korea's government said Monday that a South Korean student from New York University has been released by North Korea after about six months of detention. South Korea's Unification Ministry said North Korea repatriated Joo Won-moon, 21, at the border ...
Teen killed as clashes continue between Palestinians, Israelis
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:02:00 GMTPalestinians clashed on Monday with Israeli police and soldiers for the second day in a row in Jerusalem and the West Bank, where a Palestinian boy was shot to death during confrontations near Bethlehem. The confrontations, though less intense than the day ...
Pope aims to assure conservatives marriage doctrine safe
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 08:39:00 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis sought Tuesday to assure conservatives that Catholic doctrine on marriage is safe, as a three-week meeting of bishops began hashing out how the church should welcome gays, divorcees and other Catholics in "irregular" unions.
Mexico judge frees four troops in slaying case
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 08:59:00 GMTMexico City (AFP) - A Mexican judge has ordered the release of four of the seven soldiers charged in the killing of eight gang suspects in a high-profile case last year. The attorney general's office said Monday it would appeal the court's ruling.
Russia, US plan another talk to avoid air conflicts in Syria
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:14:00 GMTNAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Italy (AP) — Russia has informed the United States that Moscow is willing to continue talks to ensure that the two countries' aircraft don't interfere with each other over Syria, senior U.S. military officials said Tuesday.
The Latest: Eastern European nations jointly secure borders
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:14:00 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local. 5:55 p.m. A top Hungarian official says several Eastern European countries are cooperating on controlling the flow ...
Spain, France arrest member of Basque group ETA near Paris
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 08:54:00 GMTMADRID, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Spanish and French police arrested a long-sought leading member of the militant Basque separatist group ETA in a Paris suburb on Tuesday after a series of recent operations against the group. Two ETA leaders were also arrested in ...
Top General in Afghanistan: U.S. Strike on Hospital a Mistake
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 08:56:00 GMTGeneral John Campbell, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, revealed for the first time Tuesday that U.S Special Operations Forces "were in close vicinity" to the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz and were "talking to the aircraft" that launched ...
Skeletons, skulls under Afghanistan's presidential palace
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 08:55:00 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's president palace says skulls and bones belonging to two bodies have been uncovered beneath a kitchen during renovation work on the palace grounds. The identity and cause of death of the skeletons are a mystery.
EU seeks Turkey help to block migrant flows, offers cash
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:01:00 GMTBRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union wants more Turkish cooperation with Greece and other EU neighbours to stem migration flows and in return is ready to offer more funding for Syrian and Iraqi refugees in Turkey under an EU plan published on Tuesday.
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