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Taliban car bombing kills at least 35 in Kabul

[2017-07-25 07:16]

KABUL - A Taliban suicide attacker detonated a car bomb in the western part of Kabul on Monday, killing at least 35 people and wounding more than 40, and the death toll could rise, a senior government official said.

Splits could put brakes on Brexit

[2017-07-25 07:13]

LONDON - Lucy Harris thinks Britain's decision to leave the European Union is a dream come true. Nick Hopkinson thinks it's a nightmare.

'I just want to go home,' says teen IS girl

[2017-07-25 07:13]

BERLIN - A German teenager who joined Islamic State is now being held in detention in Iraq and says she regrets joining the jihadist group and just wants to come home to her family, media reported on Sunday.

Teachers build bridges and bonds on Chinese language training program

[2017-07-25 07:13]

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - A group of 40 Pakistani teachers left for language training in Beijing on Sunday under the 2017 International Chinese Language Teacher Training Program sponsored by the Chinese government.

Handcrafted gloves still a hit with boxing stars

[2017-07-25 07:13]

MEXICO CITY, Mexico City - In a boxing world often dominated by promoters, self-promoters and glitz, Alberto Reyes likes to do things the old-fashioned way: his company still makes gloves by hand, just as it did for Muhammad Ali.

BBC women insist on salary gap action

[2017-07-25 07:13]

LONDON - Prominent women at the BBC want the broadcaster's gender pay gap to be resolved immediately rather than in several years.

White House, Kremlin play down 'secret' talks

[2017-07-21 09:38]

WASHINGTON - The White House and Kremlin on Wednesday played down the significance of an additional, previously undisclosed meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin during this month's G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany.

Teheran threatens response to sanctions

[2017-07-21 09:00]

TEHERAN, Iran - The country said on Wednesday that it will stand up to the United States and retaliate for any new sanctions that Washington imposes on the Islamic republic.

US ends laptop ban on Middle East carriers

[2017-07-21 09:00]

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The United States has ended a four month ban on passengers carrying laptops onboard US bound flights from certain airports in the Middle East and North Africa, bringing to an end one of the controversial travel restrictions imposed by President Donald Trump's administration.

MH370 search reveals hidden undersea world

[2017-07-21 09:00]

SYDNEY - The painstaking search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has uncovered a previously unknown undersea world of volcanoes, deep valleys and soaring ridges, according to detailed maps released by Australia.


[2017-07-21 09:00]

Extreme weather highlights threat

[2017-07-21 09:00]

BEIJING - A series of recent extreme weather conditions worldwide, including the long-lasting heat waves across the Northern Hemisphere, have served as a dreadful warning on climate change and intensified the urgency to tackle the global problem.

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