PIDIE JAYA, Indonesia, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Nearly 100 people were killed and hundreds injured in Indonesia on Wednesday when a strong earthquake hit its Aceh province and rescuers used earth movers and bare hands to search for survivors in scores of ...
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - A Pakistan International Airlines passenger plane with at least 48 people aboard crashed into a mountainside Wednesday in northern Pakistan, leaving a trail of flaming wreckage across a steep slope.
Prime Minister Theresa May won lawmakers' backing to trigger the start of Britain's exit from the European Union by the end of March next year after promising to give Parliament the chance to scrutinize her plan first.
Like The Atlantic? Subscribe to the Daily, our free weekday email newsletter. U.S. students are stagnating in reading and science proficiency while their math performance declined slightly, based on new results from an international assessment ...
MOSUL, Iraq - Significant Islamic State group counterattacks in southeastern Mosul inflicted heavy losses on Iraqi forces overnight after a new push deeper into the city this week, according to an Iraqi Army officer.
As Fidel Castro was laid to rest in Cuba this week, according to Huffington Post's WorldPost, critics claimed that it gave the Cuban people a chance to experience a Christmas with less fear than they had known in decades.
By: Matthew L. Schehl, December 7, 2016 (Photo Credit: Petty Officer 2nd Class Siobhana R. McEwen, USN). A Marine Corps jet fighter crashed into the Pacific ocean about 120 miles southeast of Iwakuni, Japan, on Wednesday, the 75th anniversary of the ...
BERLIN - Germany urged Israel in unusually strong language on Wednesday to scrap legislation that would legalize Israeli settlement homes built on private Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank, saying this would break international law.
CAIRO - A prominent Egyptian human rights activist and lawyer was arrested on Wednesday in connection with an ongoing investigation of the country's top rights campaigners for illegally receiving foreign funds.
North Korea's under-20 women's soccer team paraded through the streets of Pyongyang in a flower-covered vehicle on Tuesday, celebrating their World Cup win upon their return to the isolated nation's capital.
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