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12/10/2017 02:50 PM | Delayed! Heavy snow causes travel mayhem in northern Europe
The heaviest snowfall in four years in Britain caused travel mayhem Sunday, while more than 300 flights were cancelled at Germany's busiest airport and a ferry ran aground in the French port of Calais.

12/10/2017 01:37 PM | Scholarship for Muslim women honours pioneering scientist
The family of an Iraq-born woman who developed a pioneering drug for congestive heart failure in the United States has created a scholarship for Muslim women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

12/10/2017 06:44 AM | Haley: Trump's accusers of sex misconduct should be heard
The US ambassador to the United Nations says women who accuse someone of sexual misconduct deserve to be heard, even if it involves President Donald Trump

12/10/2017 06:01 AM | Lebanon forces fire tear gas at protestors near US embassy
Lebanese security forces have fired tear gas and water cannons at demonstrators near the US embassy as they protested Washington's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

12/10/2017 05:29 AM | Nobel-winning Hiroshima survivor laments nuclear 'insanity'
Setsuko Thurlow, 85, was 13-years-old when she was rescued from the ruins of the world's first atomic bombing in Hiroshima on August 6, 1945.

12/10/2017 03:37 AM | UN calls for urgent evacuation of 137 sick Syrian children
The United Nations children's agency says 137 children stranded in a rebel-held suburb near the Syrian capital require immediate medical evacuation amid a crippling siege that reportedly killed five because of lack of medical care.

12/10/2017 03:31 AM | Israel says it destroys Hamas tunnel using new techniques
The Israeli military says it has destroyed a tunnel built by the Hamas militant group that stretched from the Gaza Strip several hundred meters into Israel.

12/10/2017 02:41 AM | Japan to host joint missile tracking drill amid North Korea threat
Japan will hold a drill with the United States and South Korea this week to practise jointly detecting airborne missiles, officials said on Sunday amid rising security threats from North Korea.

12/10/2017 12:13 AM | South Korea to impose new sanctions on Pyongyng - report
South Korea will impose new unilateral sanctions against nuclear-armed Pyongyang, a report said on Sunday, in Seoul's latest effort to pressure the North after a series of weapons tests that have sent regional tensions surging.

12/09/2017 10:46 PM | 3 people arrested in fire-bomb attack on Swedish synagogue
Three people have been arrested for allegedly throwing firebombs at a synagogue in the Swedish city of Goteborg.

12/09/2017 09:22 PM | Thousands of Indonesians rally at US Embassy over Jerusalem
About 10 000 Indonesians have rallied outside the US Embassy in Jakarta in support of Palestinians and denouncing US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

12/09/2017 09:08 PM | IS battle may be won, but Iraq faces major challenges
Iraq may have announced a final victory over the Islamic State group in the country, but Baghdad's triumph remains fragile and the root causes for the jihadists' rise have not been tackled.

12/09/2017 08:09 PM | Indian trooper opens fire, kills four comrades
A paramilitary soldier has killed four of his comrades and injured another inside a camp in central India, an official said on Sunday.

12/09/2017 08:09 PM | Attempted arson attack on Swedish synagogue: police
A synagogue in Sweden's second largest city Gothenburg was attacked in a failed arson attempt late Saturday, police said.

12/09/2017 06:53 PM | Venezuelan president eyes wins in local votes
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro is expecting a few surprises in Sunday's municipal elections, amid an opposition boycott and voter enthusiasm undercut by economic crisis.

12/09/2017 05:50 PM | Fatah shuns US Vice President Pence over Jerusalem move
Fatah called on Palestinians to keep up their demonstrations over Washington's policy shift on Jerusalem as the movement confirmed its leader will refuse to meet with the US Vice President later this month in protest at the controversial decision.

12/09/2017 05:50 PM | As winds relent, scorched California hopes for fire relief
Brutal winds that fueled southern California wildfires finally began to ease on Saturday, giving residents and firefighters hope for a respite as the destructive toll of multiple blazes came into focus.

12/09/2017 05:50 PM | PM will 'stand up' for Australia after China criticism
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said he will "stand up" for Australia, brushing aside Chinese criticism of new foreign interference laws as fears rise of overseas meddling in domestic institutions.

12/09/2017 04:48 PM | Trump demands, gets apology from Washington Post reporter
President Donald Trump demanded and has received an apology from a Washington Post reporter who posted photos of Trump's Florida rally on Friday.

12/09/2017 04:48 PM | California man freed after 15 years for shaken baby death
A California man convicted of shaking his baby to death has been freed after spending 15 years in prison.