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U.S. fighter aircraft have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Iraq in recent days, U.S. Central Command officials reported. Two airstrikes on Sunday destroyed an ISIL mortar position northeast of Sinjar and an ISIL semi-tractor trailer carrying munitions southwest...

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio will join the Peoples' Climate March today, ahead of a United Nations climate summit due in New York on Tuesday. More than 2,000 people marches through the streets of Manhattan as a part of global protest, ahead of a United Nations...

Barbara Henning, wife of Alan Henning, a British taxi driver held hostage by Islamic State since last December, has appealed to the militants to release him, BBC reported. In a statement released via the Foreign office, Barbara said Alan is a peaceful and selfless man, and was taken hostage while...

Five people, including three children, were killed in a crash in Pennsylvania on Saturday afternoon that involved four vehicles. Three others have been taken to hospitals. All the victims were travelling in a minivan. Overspeeding is said to have caused the mishap. The accident occurred near the...

Around 100 French farmers protesting against falling living standards set fire to a tax office in the town of Morlaix in Brittany, as a Russian embargo on some goods has blocked one of their main export markets. The farmers first set fire to an insurance office outside Morlaix and destroyed it totally....

The U.K.'s constitutional architecture is likely to be redrawn with more powers for Scotland, after the country decided to continue its 300-year-old union with the U.K. in a referendum held on Thursday. British Prime Minister David Cameron said "it is time for our United Kingdom to come together and...

49 Turkish hostages seized by Islamic State militants in northern Iraq three months ago were rescued and returned to Safety on Saturday. Turkish authorities say that the hostages were freed from the militant group without firing a shot or paying a ransom. The hostages were captured from the Turkish...

New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key returned for a third term in office on Saturday with an emphatic victory in the general elections. The ruling National party won 48.1 percent of the vote, winning 61 of 121 parliamentary seats, up from 59 it won last term. The main opposition Labour Party managed...

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has expressed his gratitude to the Congress for its "swift action" to give the Defense Department the authority to begin training and equipping the moderate Syrian opposition. In a statement late Thursday after the Senate sent the bill to the White House for President...

img2-091914.jpg A trio of Democratic senators has introduced new legislation that would revoke a tax-exemption for the National Football League if it continues to promote the Washington Redskins name.

Obama1-091914.jpg President Barack Obama delivered a statement Thursday evening thanking members of Congress for voting to approve legislation granting the U.S. military the authority to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels fighting against the terrorist group known as the Islamic State.

leadingindex-091914.jpg While the Conference Board released a report on Friday showing a continued increase by its index of leading U.S. economic indicators in the month of August, the pace of growth showed a significant slowdown compared to the previous month.

On Saturday, the EU Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard will start a series of climate meetings in New York, ahead of the UN Climate Summit hosted by UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon next week. At the Climate Summit she will join European Commission President Jose Barroso in calling on global...

US Secretary of State John Kerry will chair a ministerial debate of the United Nations Security Council on the situation in Iraq on Friday at the U.N. Headquarters in New York City. As part of the U.S. Presidency of the Security Council for the month of September, Kerry is convening the Council to...

U.S. military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Syria and the Levant terrorists in Iraq, using bomber and fighter aircraft to conduct air-strikes on Wednesday and Thursday, U.S. Central Command officials reported. One air-strike near an ISIL training camp southeast of Mosul destroyed an...