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40 Dead in Heavy Rains in Afghanistan, 17 killed in Bus Accident

World Afghans examine the scene of destruction after torrential rains in, Shansra Ghondai village, Sorkhroud district, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, 15 July 2024. EPA/SHAFIULLAH KAKAR

40 Dead in Heavy Rains in Afghanistan, 17 killed in Bus Accident

Heavy rains in eastern Afghanistan have killed at least 40 people and injured nearly 350 others, Taliban officials said Tuesday. Separately, at least 17 died…

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World Policemen stand guard along a barricaded street near an army cantonment, a day after it was attacked by a militant suicide squad in Bannu on July 16, 2024. (Photo by Karim ULLAH / AFP)

Pakistan: 8 Soldiers Killed in Militant Attack on Base

Militants attacked a military base in northwestern Pakistan, killing eight security personnel, the military said on Tuesday, after a suicide bomber rammed a…

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World FILE PHOTO: The North Korean flag flutters at the North Korea consular office in Dandong, Liaoning province, China April 20, 2021. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang/File Photo

High-ranking North Korean Diplomat in Cuba Defected to South

A senior North Korean diplomat based in Cuba defected to South Korea last November -- just months before Seoul and Havana established diplomatic ties, South…

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World An Indian paramilitary soldier stands guard in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 15 July 2024. EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

4 Indian Soldiers Killed in Gunfight with Suspected Rebels in Kashmir

Four Indian soldiers were killed in a gunfight with suspected rebels fighting against Indian rule in the disputed region of Kashmir, the Indian military said…

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World A jeweller shows a gold bar at his shop in downtown Kuwait City on May 20, 2024. (Photo by YASSER AL-ZAYYAT / AFP)

North Korea Warns of 'Devastating Consequences' over Leaflets from South

North Korea said on Tuesday that South Korea will face "devastating consequences" over anti-Pyongyang leaflets, state media KCNA said. Kim Yo Jong, North…

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World A person takes a picture with the Olympic Games logo at the Bastille square in Paris, France, 15 July 2024. (EPA)

Attacker Stabs and Wounds French Soldier Patrolling Paris Ahead of 2024 Olympics

A French soldier was stabbed outside a big train station in Paris on Monday and the attacker was arrested, officials said, while the city is under a high…

World US President Joe Biden speaks to journalists outside Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, US, July 15, 2024. (Reuters)

Biden Says It Was a ‘Mistake’ to Say He Wanted to Put a ‘Bull’s-Eye’ on Donald Trump

President Joe Biden told NBC News in an interview Monday that it was a "mistake" to say he wanted to put a "bull's-eye" on Republican nominee Donald Trump, but…

World People hold makeshift signs for Republican presidential nominee and former US President Donald Trump and Republican vice presidential nominee J.D. Vance on Day 1 of the Republican National Convention (RNC) at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US, July 15, 2024. (Reuters)

Cheering GOP Delegates Nominate Trump for President as He Announces Vance as Running Mate

Cheering GOP delegates formally nominated Donald Trump for president at Monday’s Republican National Convention kickoff, less than two days after an…

World Police officer stand in front of a mosque in Berlin on Dec. 18, 2018 (Paul Zinken/dpa via AP)

German Authorities Arrest Lebanese Man Accused of Procuring Drone Components for Hezbollah

A Lebanese man accused of being a member of the Hezbollah militant group and procuring drone components that were to be exported for use in attacks against…

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World  The US Secret Service said on Monday it would participate fully in probes announced by President Joe Biden and members of Congress - (The AP)

Secret Service Director ‘Confident’ in RNC Security Plan

The US Secret Service said on Monday it would participate fully in probes announced by President Joe Biden and members of Congress, after its agents failed to…

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World The building of the Azerbaijan Embassy is seen in Tehran, Iran, Jan 27, 2023. (PHOTO / AP)

Azerbaijan Reopens Its Embassy in Iran as the Two Countries Try to Ease Tensions

The embassy of Azerbaijan in Tehran resumed its work Monday after more than a year of negotiations between the two countries to ease tensions, Iran's semi…

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World Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulates Russian Border Guards troop celebrations their service holiday in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, May 28, 2024. (Alexander Kazakov, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

Russia's Putin Has No Plans to Contact Trump after Assassination Attempt

The Kremlin said on Monday that Russian President Vladimir Putin had not contacted Donald Trump after the assassination attempt on the Republican US…

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World Republican presidential candidate and former US President Donald Trump arrives at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport a day after he survived an assassination attempt at a rally in Butler, Pennsylvania, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US, July 14, 2024 in this screengrab obtained from a social media video. Dan Scavino Jr. via X/via REUTERS

After Attempt on His Life, Trump Sees Moment for Unity

A grateful Donald Trump was in Milwaukee on Monday to make final preparations for the Republican presidential nomination later this week after narrowly…

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World Cypriot President Nikos Christodoulides delivers a speech during a visit to the Collegium Novum of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, 24 May 2024. EPA/LUKASZ GAGULSKI POLAND OUT

Cocked Rifles and Infrared Cameras along Cyprus Buffer Zone Stoke Tensions that Could Spread Farther

The clang of unseen assault rifles being cocked carries across the United Nations-controlled buffer zone in ethnically cleaved Cyprus, ratcheting up concerns…

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World Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai

Malala Calls for Pakistan to Stop Deporting Afghans

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai called for Pakistan to stop deporting undocumented Afghans, saying she was especially concerned about the “dark future”…

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World FILE PHOTO: A Somali security officer holds position on their open truck near Syl Hotel, the scene of an al Qaeda-linked al Shabab group's attack in Mogadishu, Somalia March 15, 2024. REUTERS/Feisal Omar/File Photo

Car Bomb Kills Five, Injures 20 outside Restaurant in Somalia's Capital

A car bomb exploded outside a restaurant in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Sunday night, killing five and injuring 20 as patrons were watching the final of the…

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World Two Israeli soldiers inside Gaza (AFP)

Israel Govt. Approves Extension of Mandatory Military Service

Israel's government on Sunday approved a plan to temporarily extend compulsory military service for men to 36 months, up from 32 as the Gaza war against Hamas…

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World Destruction in Gaza caused by Israeli airstrikes (AP)

Brazil Slams 'Endless Massacre' in Gaza After Bombings

The government of Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Sunday denounced Israeli strikes on southern Gaza, urging the world not to "remain silent in…

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World  A supporter of Former US president and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waits by Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport, Wisconsin, on July 14, 2024, to try and get a glimpse of his plane landing. The Republican National Convention will take place from July 15th to the 18th. (AFP)

Republicans Focus on Convention Security after Trump Shooting

US law enforcement agencies are working to ensure security at the Republican Party's convention in Milwaukee this week, following an assassination attempt on…

World Ukrainian soldiers of the 71st Jaeger Brigade fire a M101 howitzer towards Russian positions at the frontline, near Avdiivka, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Friday, March 22, 2024. (AP)

Russia Claims Control of Urozhaine Village in Ukraine’s Donetsk Region

Russia's Defense Ministry said on Sunday that its forces had taken control of the village of Urozhaine in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region, which if confirmed…

World  President Joe Biden speaks from the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Sunday, July 14, 2024, about the apparent assassination attempt of former President Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania. (AP)

Biden Appeals for ‘Unity’ after Attempted Trump Assassination, Orders Security Review

President Joe Biden on Sunday appealed for the country to "unite as one nation" after the attempted assassination of his predecessor, Donald Trump, and said he…

World FILE - Kim Yo Jong, the powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, attends a wreath-laying ceremony at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi, Vietnam, March 2, 2019. (Jorge Silva/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Sister of NKorean Leader Hints at Resuming Flying Trash Balloons Toward SKorea

The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed Sunday to respond to what she called a fresh South Korean civilian leafleting campaign, signaling…

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World Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump pumps his fist as he is rushed offstage during a rally on July 13, 2024 in Butler, Pennsylvania. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images/AFP

FBI Identifies Thomas Matthew Crooks as Shooter in Trump Rally

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has identified 20-year-old Thomas Matthew Crooks as the "subject involved" in the attempted assassination of former…

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World Snipers stand on a roof at Republican presidential candidate and former US President Donald Trump's campaign rally in Butler, Pennsylvania, US,  JULY 13, 2024 in this picture obtained from social media. Glen Van Tryfle/TMX/via REUTERS

Security Lapses in Focus after Trump Rally Shooting

Republican lawmakers said they would launch swift investigations into how a person managed to evade Secret Service agents and climb onto the roof of a building…

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World Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump is helped off the stage by US Secret Service agents at a campaign event in Butler, Pa., on Saturday, July 13, 2024. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

World Leaders Condemn Shooting at Trump Rally

World leaders on Saturday condemned the shooting at Donald Trump's rally in Pennsylvania in which the former president was shot in the right ear. Leaders…

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World TOPSHOT - Republican candidate Donald Trump is seen with blood on his face surrounded by secret service agents as he is taken off the stage at a campaign event at Butler Farm Show Inc. in Butler, Pennsylvania, July 13, 2024. (Photo by Rebecca DROKE / AFP)

Trump Shot in Ear at Campaign Rally

Donald Trump was shot in the ear during a Saturday campaign rally, streaking the Republican presidential candidate's blood across his face and prompting his…

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World FILE - A North Korean flag flutters in North Korea's village Gijungdong as seen from a South Korea's observation post inside the demilitarized zone in Paju, South Korea during a media tour, March 3, 2023. (Jeon Heon-Kyun/Pool Photo via AP, File)

NKorea Denounces NATO, US as 'Most Serious Threat' to Global Peace

North Korea has denounced a declaration at a recent NATO summit that accused Pyongyang of helping Russia's war against Ukraine, calling the document "illegal,”…

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World Members of the militant group al-Shabab. AP file photo

At Least 8 Killed in Shootout During Failed Jailbreak in Somalia

Five prisoners and three soldiers were killed Saturday in a failed attempt by some inmates to break out of a prison in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, a…

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World This photo provided Sunday, June 29, 2024, by the North Korean government, North Korean leaders Kim Jong Un attends a ruling party’s meeting in Pyongyang, North Korea Friday, June 28. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)

North Korea Threatens to Boost Nuke Capability in Reaction to US-South Korea Deterrence Guidelines

North Korea threatened Saturday to boost its nuclear fighting capability and make the US and South Korea pay “an unimaginably harsh price” as it slammed its…

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