Category: World News

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North Korea sentences U.S. tourist to 6 years hard labor

North Korea's Supreme Court on Sunday sentenced an American tourist to six years imprisonment for allegedly committing hostile acts against the commun...
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Coordination between industry sectors key to easing water scarcity

Manufacturing, agriculture and energy sectors are going to have to coordinate their water use much more efficiently if water scarcity is to be avoided...
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Families of 9/11 victims mark 13th anniversary of terrorist attack

Families of some 3,000 people who died in the 9/11 attack marked the 13th anniversary of the event with solemn ceremonies in Lower Manhattan, at the P...
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Obama launches counter-terror campaign vs. Islamic State, airstrikes set for Syria

President Barack Obama announced his strategy to destroy the Islamic State (IS) terror group in a national address on TV on the eve of the 13th annive...
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ISIS calls for assassination of Twitter employees

The Islamist terror group responsible for beheading two American journalists has called for the assassination of Twitter employees in retaliation for ...
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U.S. airstrikes hit ISIS fighters around Iraq dam

U.S. warplanes struck fighters of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) around western Iraq's second-largest dam on Sunday, according to the Pentagon...
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Vladimir Putin tells the West to back off, warns of nuclear force

As the United States and European Union talked about possible sanction programs against Russia, Vladimir Putin's nuclear threat has become more eviden...
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ISIS fulfills threat, beheads second U.S. journalist

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria made good its threat to behead another American journalist on Tuesday by posting a video of the decapitation of St...
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Libyan militia raids evacuated U.S. embassy

Members of a Libyan militia raided the empty U.S. embassy in Tripoli on Sunday as fighting among rebel groups in the country continues.
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Afghan mining law “could strengthen armed groups”

A new law designed to regulate Afghanistan's nascent mining sector could increase corruption, lead to forced displacements and even allow armed groups...