Palestinian president meets Hamas chief

For the first time in two years Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas has met with the Hamas chief Doha-based Khaled Meshaal in a sign to ease off tensions.

EU’s Georgieva leaves Brussels job, joins World Bank

EU budget commissioner Kristalina Georgieva has resigned from her job to become CEO of the World Bank.

FBI reopens Clinton email probe

US presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has been dealt a serious blow as the FBI has reopen the investigation into her use of a private email server, 11 days before the elections.

Putin: Not the right time to resume Aleppo bombing

The UN had accused Moscow of committing possible war crimes in the Syrian city through indiscriminate air strikes.

Man slapped with 18 months for hacking Jennifer Lawrence nude pics

The hacker illegally gained access to at least 50 iCloud accounts and 72 Gmail accounts, many of which belonged to female celebrities.

Yemeni rebel missile shot down near Mecca: coalition

It was one of the longest-range strikes against Saudi Arabia launched by the minortity Huthi militants.

Brisbane bus driver burnt alive by passenger

There was no apparent motive for the killing of the 29-year-old man named by local media as Manmeet Alisher.

Pakistan forces 'kill militants linked to' police attack

The raid in Quetta was carried out following an intelligence tip-off about the presence of fighters from the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) militant group.


Virginia lifts contested rules on abortion clinics

The board's vote followed a Supreme Court decision in June that struck down a Texas law imposing similar restrictions on facilities that carry out abortions.


Jungle migrants urged to abandon British dreams

The demolition of the Jungle aims to close a difficult chapter in Europe's migrant crisis.

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