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Fire put out on Russian nuclear submarine in shipyard
Firefighters have put out a blaze on a nuclear submarine which was undergoing repairs at a shipyard in Russia’s northern province of Arkhangelsk...
Fire on Russian nuclear sub under repair at northern shipyard
A Russian nuclear submarine undergoing repairs caught fire Tuesday, officials said, although reports indicated the vessel was not carrying nuclear fuel.
‘Miracle’ autistic child found after five days in Australian bush
An autistic boy who went missing five days ago at an Australian camping ground has been found alive, with police describing his survival in the dense forest...
Radiation from Fukushima disaster newly detected off Canada’s coast
Radiation from Japan’s 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster has for the first time been detected along a North American shoreline, though at levels too...
U.S. woman dies at 116 after six-day reign as world’s oldest person
Gertrude Weaver, who last week became the world’s oldest-known living person, has died at the age of 116 at a senior care facility in Arkansas, officials...
Indonesia to rule on appeal by death row Australian drug convicts
An Indonesian court will rule on Monday on an appeal against President Joko Widodo’s refusal of clemency for two Australian drug convicts who are...
Prince Harry arrives in Australia to begin month-long stint with Army
Prince Harry has reported for duty with the Australian Army after being greeted by hundreds of well-wishers upon his arrival in the country for a month-long...
Yemen set for vital aid amid calls for a pause in airstrikes
Aid workers are set to take vital medical supplies into conflict-hit Yemen after the Saudi-led military coalition approved the move, the International...
Afghan woman killed by mob becomes icon for justice, rights
The name of Farkhunda, beaten to death by a frenzied mob apparently in the mistaken belief that she had burned a Quran, has become a rallying cry for Afghans...
Kenyan church services guarded by army following university attack
After al Shabaab gunmen massacred nearly 150 people at a Kenyan university on Thursday, singling out Christians for point-blank executions, churches in...
Video shows daredevil Prince Harry rolling a Spitfire over Isle of Wight
Video has been released of Prince Harry performing a dramatic roll in a Spitfire over the chalk cliffs of southern England.
The secret to success at the Iran nuclear talks: a schoolroom whiteboard
In a hi-tech age of gadgets and gizmos, a simple whiteboard found in classrooms around the world was the tool that helped negotiators seal the complex...
Kenya vows retaliation against al Shabaab after university massacre
Somalia’s Islamic extremist group al-Shabaab warned of more attacks in Kenya like the assault on Garissa University College that killed 148 people. The...
Typhoon Maysak melts away as it hits Philippines
A super typhoon dissolved into a tropical depression and made landfall in the Philippines Sunday, forecasters said, easing fears after thousands of residents...
Pope condemns indifference to jihadist atrocities against Christians
Pope Francis condemned indifference and “complicit silence” to jihadist attacks on Christians as he presided over Easter ceremonies in the...
EU found ‘issues’ with German aviation regulator
A European regulator found “issues” with Germany’s aviation authority in a regular review of air safety enforcement, the European Commission...
Pope tells Catholics at Easter vigil: seek truth, beauty and love
Pope Francis led the world’s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics into Easter on Saturday night, urging them at a vigil Mass to shun indifference and boldly...
More than 300 migrants rescued off Sicily
Around 318 migrants in distress at sea between Sicily and the coast of Libya were rescued by an Icelandic navy ship taking part in an EU border patrol...
Kenya vows retaliation against Shebab after university massacre
Somalia’s Islamic extremist group al-Shabab warned Saturday of more attacks in Kenya like the assault on Garissa University College that killed 148...
Survivor found hiding in cupboard two days after Kenya university massacre
A survivor of the Kenya university massacre that claimed 148 lives has been found two days after the attack.
Second black box confirms that Lubitz accelerated plane into Alps mountain
Data from the second black box found in the wreckage of the Germanwings flight that crashed last week in the French Alps confirm the co-pilot acted deliberately,...
Russia’s role in Ukraine seen shifting to training rebels
Nearly a year into the conflict in Ukraine, the extent of Moscow’s direct involvement has become clear: They may wear camouflage, but the Russians’...
Death row inmate in Alabama to be freed after nearly 30 years
An inmate in the U.S. state of Alabama who has spent nearly 30 years on death row will go free Friday after prosecutors told a judge there is not enough...
Bruising week for Syria’s Assad as troops suffer losses
It was a bruising week for Syria’s Bashar Assad. The rapid collapse of his forces on two fronts in the north and south brought the opposition its...
Drilling finds oil and gas off Falklands as Argentina marks war anniversary
Two British companies have revealed they have made the first oil and gas discovery at a well off the Falkland Islands after a nine-month drilling campaign. Premier...
Students held hostage in Kenya university attack
Al-Shabab gunmen attacked a college in northeast Kenya early Thursday, targeting Christians and killing at least 15 people and wounding 60 others, witnesses...
Mobile phones found in debris of crashed Germanwings plane
Investigators say they have found mobile phones among the debris of the German passenger jet that crashed in the French Alps. However, the devices...
Report: Students held hostage in Kenya university attack
Gunmen have attacked a college campus in the town of Garissa in northeast Kenya, shooting indiscriminately in dormitories and killing at least two people...
At least 54 dead after Russian trawler sinks in freezing Pacific
A Russian trawler with an international crew of 132 people has sunk in the Pacific, killing at least 54 crew. The boat sank in the Sea of Okhotsk...
More than 25,000 foreigners fight with terrorists, mostly in Syria and Iraq
The number of fighters leaving home to join al-Qaeda and the Islamic State group in Iraq, Syria and other countries has spiked to more than 25,000 from...

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