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The mother of seven of the children found dead in a home in the Australian city of Cairns has been arrested on suspicion of murder although she has not been charged. She was found at the property, with stab wounds, alongside the bodies of the eight children. The BBC's Phil Mercer reports from ...
BBC · 31 minutes ago
(CNN) -- Kurdish Peshmerga forces say they've recaptured territory near Sinjar Mountain in northern Iraq, where dramatic airdrops were made last summer to the Yazidis, one of Iraq's smallest minorities. The Kurdish military says it has "cleansed" the area of ISIS fighters with the help of coalition ...
CNN · 3 hours ago
By Andy Sully BBC News The Financial Times weekend leads on Barack Obama's angry reaction to Sony Pictures' decision to scrap the release of a film following an apparent cyber attack on the company from North Korea. The US president said he was sympathetic to the corporation, but thought "they made ...
BBC · 3 hours ago
There is less than a week until Christmas and the Vatican has switched on the lights on its tree in St. Peter’s Square. The governor of Vatican City said he hopes the lights “illuminate everyone’s hearts” and explained that the nativity and crib “send a message of love”. Pilgrims and ...
EuroNews · 2 hours ago
By and Shaiq Hussain, ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A series of airstrikes and ground offensives killed at least 119 suspected militants in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal areas, officials said Friday, in a sign of intensified military action after this week’s school massacre by the Taliban . In ...
Washington Post · 4 hours ago
Australia stand-in captain Steve Smith hit a second century in two games to help leave the second Test with India finely poised. Deputising for the injured Michael Clarke, Smith made 133 as the hosts posted 505, a first-innings lead of 97 at the Gabba. Mitchell Johnson struck 88 as Ishant Sharma ...
BBC · 20 hours ago
The U.S. on Friday expanded its Russia sanctions to include a motorcycle group favored by Russian President Vladimir Putin as well as individuals and entities linked to the pro-Russian separatist movement in Ukraine.The Treasury Department added 24 individuals and entities to a list that bars travel ...
Wall Street Journal · 2 hours ago
Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- The Pakistani government plans to challenge the granting of bail to the man accused of masterminding the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, a law enforcement official said Friday. Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, a top leader of the terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba, was ...
CNN · 17 hours ago
Retaliating for a rocket fired into Israel on Friday, the Israeli military said it carried out an airstrike on a Hamas site in southern Gaza early Saturday in what was its first aerial bombing in Palestinian territory since an August cease-fire that ended this summer’s 50-day Gaza war.
New York Times · 1 hour ago
ISTANBUL—Turkey issued an arrest warrant Friday against a rival of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan living in the U.S., potentially expanding the case of an alleged coup conspiracy to the international arena although Western allies have warned the country against using any trials to settle political ...
Wall Street Journal · 8 hours ago