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A Saudi who flew to the United States with a pressure cooker in his suitcase was arrested at Detroit airport after officials spotted a page missing from his passport.
A deadly car bombing in the Libyan city of Benghazi on Monday has unleashed international condemnation and highlighted the insecurity still ravaging the city.
A high-ranking Mexican drug cartel chief was jailed for 35 years for plotting to smuggle vast quantities of cocaine and marijuana into the United States.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that his government will dispatch some 3,000 police and army troops throughout the country in a bid to stem spiraling violent crime.
Vermont's legislature on Monday voted to decriminalise possession of small amounts of marijuana, making the New England state the 17th to relax restrictions on the drug.
Mexican police have arrested two waiters who allegedly beat the grandson of late US civil rights activist Malcolm X to death in a bar.
Britain's famous Oxford University is to honour former prime minister Margaret Thatcher with a £100 million scholarship trust for "future leaders".
Three astronauts have returned safely to Earth after their ISS mission. Among them in internet sensation, Commander Chris Hadfield, who regularly tweeted images from space.
A US abortion provider was found guilty Monday of murdering three babies with scissors after they were born alive in his filthy Philadelphia clinic.
Legislators in the US state of Vermont approved a "death-with-dignity" bill, enabling terminally ill patients to request medication from their doctors to take their own lives.
UN leader Ban Ki-moon called Monday on rival Bangladesh political parties to calm tensions ahead of a looming election.
A US judge ruled Monday that accused movie theater shooter James Holmes could plead not guilty by insanity, but said he would not yet formally accept the change of plea.
Ariel Castro, the man accused of holding three young women captive for a decade, had a history of violence and threatening behaviour.
Myanmar's president will soon make the first state visit to the United States by a leader of the former pariah nation in almost half a century.
Chrysler is recalling 469,000 older model sport-utility vehicles worldwide to fix an electrical problem that could allow the SUV to unintentionally roll away.
Italian prosecutors on Monday asked that Silvio Berlusconi be banned from politics forever and serve six years in prison for having sex with an underage prostitute.
Panic gripped Saudis in the country's east on Monday, where most cases of the deadly coronavirus have been detected.
Pakistan's incoming prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday reached out to India and the United States, pledging to strengthen relations after his thumping victory.
British Prime Minister David Cameron hailed a "real breakthrough" in diplomatic efforts to end the civil war in Syria, as he arrived at the White House.
Greece on Monday took emergency action -- the third this year -- to ward off a strike by secondary school teachers timed to coincide with university entry exams.
Three Chinese government ships entered the waters of disputed Tokyo-controlled islands on Monday, Japan's coastguard said, as a long-running row shows no sign of fading.
Sales of fast food giant KFC in China slumped an estimated 36 percent last month, according to parent Yum! Brands, as consumers shunned chicken due to the H7N9 bird flu outbreak.
Angry Taiwanese fishermen burned Filipino flags in protest Monday after the Philippine coastguard fired on a Taiwan fishing boat killing a crew member.
A US high-tech researcher whose family claims he was murdered in Singapore was under treatment for depression and left suicide notes before he was found hanged.
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