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04/27/2017 12:30 AM | UK police arrest man with 'weapon' near Parliament
London police say they have arrested a man for possession of offensive weapons near Britain's Houses of Parliament.

04/27/2017 12:02 AM | Johnson: UK likely to strike Syria if asked by US
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says the UK will probably join the US in further military action against Syria if asked to do so.

04/27/2017 12:02 AM | Russian navy ship sinks in Black Sea
Russia's defence ministry says a naval reconnaissance ship has sunk after colliding with a freighter off Istanbul, but all crew have been rescued.

04/26/2017 09:46 PM | Blast near Damascus 'probably' caused by Israeli strike
A huge explosion hit near Damascus International Airport setting off large fires, with Syrian regime ally Hezbollah saying it was "probably" the result of an Israeli air strike.

04/26/2017 08:48 PM | Turkish woman jailed for 'terror propaganda' in TV phone-in
A Turkish court on Wednesday handed a woman who phoned into a top television talk show to complain about military operations in the Kurdish-dominated southeast a one year and three month sentence for "terror propaganda."

04/26/2017 08:48 PM | Nicaragua exorcism victim starved, beaten before killing
A Nicaraguan woman who was burned to death in an exorcism that caused worldwide shock was starved and beaten in the week before her killing, say witnesses.

04/26/2017 07:19 PM | Trump's first 100 days in 10 tweets
Since entering office, President Donald Trump has used Twitter to issue declarations on everything from America's geopolitical rivals to his personal feuds with the likes of Arnold Schwarzenegger.

04/26/2017 06:27 PM | Inmates distributed child porn inside US prison
Prosecutors say five inmates serving sentences for child pornography used contraband cellphones and removable storage cards to share child porn in the prison.

04/26/2017 05:45 PM | Berlin subway attack suspect charged
German authorities have charged a 27-year-old caught on camera kicking a woman down a flight of stairs in a Berlin subway station with assault.

04/26/2017 05:45 PM | Tehran rejects appeal by held British-Iranian woman
Iran has confirmed that the final appeal by a British-Iranian woman detained in Iran while on a trip with her toddler daughter of having her five-year prison sentence overturned, has been denied.

04/26/2017 05:17 PM | Boy dies after alleged abuse at Islamic school in Malaysia
A Malaysian boy who was allegedly beaten so severely with a hosepipe at an Islamic school that his legs were amputated has died in hospital.

04/26/2017 05:13 PM | White man gets 15 years for shooting 5 black men at protest
A white Minnesota man has been sentenced to over 15 years in prison for shooting and wounding five black men who were demonstrating against the police killing of an African-American.

04/26/2017 03:46 PM | 'Huge' explosion near Damascus Airport
A massive explosion hit near the Damascus International Airport in the early hours of Thursday morning, a monitoring group says, without specifying the cause.

04/26/2017 02:41 PM | Japan PM to visit Russia, UK amid North Korean tension
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits Moscow on Thursday to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin and pursue talks on joint economic projects.

04/26/2017 06:50 AM | 10 held over attack on Paris Jewish store
Ten people, including a suspected arms dealer, are in custody as part of an investigation into a deadly 2015 attack on a Jewish supermarket in Paris.

04/26/2017 06:50 AM | Trump slams 'ridiculous' US court ruling against immigration order
President Donald Trump has slammed as "ridiculous" a US judge's ruling blocking an executive order that could deny billions of dollars to so-called sanctuary cities.

04/26/2017 06:05 AM | Taxis, buses protest against Uber in Bucharest
About 200 taxis and buses have parked outside the government offices, demanding that Uber and other online taxi services be outlawed in Romania.

04/26/2017 04:34 AM | Thai woman has no anger toward Facebook after girl's killing
The wife of a Thai man who hanged their 11-month-old daughter on Facebook Live says her husband is the only person to blame and she bears no anger toward the social media site or the users who shared the horrific video.

04/26/2017 04:34 AM | Merkel spokesperson backs German FM in spat over Israel visit
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesperson has backed the country's foreign minister in a spat over his meeting with a rights group in Israel.

04/26/2017 02:56 AM | Student accused of planting bomb on London Tube
UK prosecutors say a university student with an interest in weapons and extremism planted a homemade bomb on a London Tube train.