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‘Gitmo order on female guards harmful’

A Guantanamo Bay military court order banning female guards from touching an accused Al Qaeda commander harms soldiers’ morale and security at the prison, the commander of the prison’s secret lockup f

More EU sanctions as new Ukraine talks loom

Mikhail Gorbachev

The EU prepared Thursday to expand sanctions against Russia as Ukraine’s warring parties announced fresh truce talks after a surge in fighting between Kiev and Kremlin-backed rebels.

8-year-old French boy probed for praising terror

An eight-year-old boy in France was questioned by police for half an hour, after he allegedly made comments in school in praise of terrorists, police said.

‘Tug-of-war among Islamists behind Libya attack’

A bitter tug-of-war between Islamists vying for power and influence was behind this week’s deadly assault on a top Libyan hotel that was claimed by the ISIS group, experts say.

Israel says Hezbollah doesn’t want conflict

Israel was on Thursday to bury two soldiers killed in a Hezbollah missile strike that triggered Israeli fire on southern Lebanon, raising tensions between the bitter enemies to their highest in years.

Deadline by ISIS passes as Jordan seeks proof

Jordan demanded proof on Thursday that a pilot threatened with execution by the ISIS group was alive, as a deadline set by the jihadists to free a female militant expired.

Malaysia says MH370 an ‘accident’

A relative of a passenger of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 talks to journalists—AFP

Malaysia on Thursday formally declared the passengers and crew of missing flight MH370 to be presumed dead, a step that it said opens the door for compensation payments but which was angrily rejected

‘Not a scientist’ not enough for Republicans

Rick Perry

Rick Perry’s farewell speech to the Texas legislature listed the accomplishments expected from an outgoing Republican governor of the country’s largest oil-producing state. But his Jan.

Extradition of mentally ill ‘jihadist’ correct: European Union

The European Court of Human Rights on Thursday backed the extradition of a mentally ill British man accused of setting up a jihadist training camp in the United States.

Never mind if it was divine intervention or crafty cunning.

On the first day of American President Barack Obama’s visit to India, the two most commonly used words were chemistry and optics.