Deadly clash in Philippines a setback to peace with Muslim rebels

(Reuters) - A deadly clash between Philippines police and Muslim rebels in the south of the country has dealt a temporary setback to peace...

Shooting Incident outside NSA building

A man was killed and a second injured by gunfire Monday after apparently trying to ram an entrance gate to the US National Security...

Cricket: Petersen retires from international cricket

South African Test opening batsman Alviro Petersen announced his retirement from international cricket after the third Test against the West Indies on Tuesday. Petersen, 34,...

French novelist Patrick Modiano wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Jewishness, the Nazi occupation and loss of identity are recurrent themes in the novels of the 69-year-old author. Patrick Modiano of France, whose work focuses...

Belgian delegation: Syria’s resistance against terrorism is necessary for Europe’s safety

Damascus, SANA –The visiting Belgian delegation reiterated Wednesday that to have Syria standing its ground in the face of terrorism is a necessity for...

Obama Defends Iran Nuclear Deal, Challenges Critics to Offer Alternative

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday confronted critics of the nuclear deal reached with Iran, saying they were at odds with "99 percent" of...

Friendly Soccer Match: Syria Defeats Indonesia 2-0

The Syrian National Soccer Team - under Coach Ahmad Al-Sha'ar - defeated Indonesia by the score of 2-0 in their last friendly game of...

Turkey Launches Construction of First Nuclear Power Plant

Turkey on Tuesday launched the construction of its first nuclear power plant, a controversial $20 billion project slammed by ecologists which Ankara says will...

Visiting US senators see new era in historic Cuba talks

US lawmakers visiting Havana voiced hope that historic talks between US and Cuban officials this week will mark a "new era" of relations, ending...

Argentina HSBC Office Raided in Tax Evasion Case

Authorities raided the Buenos Aires offices of British bank HSBC on Wednesday investigating alleged tax evasion involving more than 4,000 influential locals' Swiss accounts,...
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