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World Leaders Urge Cease-fire in Syria as Fighting Escalates

World leaders called Thursday for an urgent cease-fire in Syria as government forces pounded the opposition-controlled eastern suburbs of the capital in a crushing campaign that has left hundreds of people dead in recent days. The U.N. Security Council heard... Continue Reading →


UNICEF Deputy Director Resigns After Complaints of Inappropriate Behavior Towards Female Staff

UNICEF deputy director Justin Forsyth has resigned following complaints of inappropriate behavior towards female staff in his previous post as head of British charity Save The Children, the U.N. children's agency said on Thursday. "Executive Director Henrietta Fore today accepted... Continue Reading →

Belgian Police Lock Down Street in Southern Brussels After Murder Report

Police closed down a street in southern Brussels in a major security operation involving specialist armed units on Thursday after a report of a possible murder. A police spokeswoman denied media reports that an armed gunman was hiding in the... Continue Reading →

Ivanka Trump Heads to South Korea for Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony

Ivanka Trump is headed to South Korea on Thursday, where she will lead the presidential delegation to the closing ceremony of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games. "I am honored to lead the US delegation to the closing ceremonies of... Continue Reading →

U.S. Embassy in Montenegro Attacked With Hand Grenade

The U.S. Embassy in the Balkan state of Montenegro was attacked Thursday by an individual armed with a hand grenade, who hurled the explosive at the compound before blowing himself up. The area was sealed off by the police and... Continue Reading →

UK Police Investigating Racist Message Sent to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

London police say they are investigating a suspicious package that was sent to Prince Harry and his fiancee, Meghan Markle. The Metropolitan Police force says "a package containing a substance" was delivered to St. James's Palace, where Harry has his... Continue Reading →

Billy Graham’s Granddaughter Reveals the Renowned Evangelist Was Bowled Over By the Queen’s ‘Class and Dignity’

He was the pastor to the presidents, giving private counsel and spiritual guidance to every US leader from Harry Truman to Barack Obama. But with the news that Billy Graham passed away on Wednesday, aged 99, focus has fallen on the American evangelical... Continue Reading →

North Korea Canceled Planned Meeting With Mike Pence at Olympics

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was scheduled to meet with North Korean officials, including leader Kim Jong Un's sister, while in South Korea for the Winter Olympics this month but the North Koreans canceled at the last minute, U.S. officials... Continue Reading →

Former Cyclone Gita Lashes New Zealand’s South Island

At least 5,000 people in New Zealand's South Island were cut off by massive landslips and hundreds of tourists stranded on Wednesday after former cyclone Gita whipped through the country, sparking a state of emergency in several southern towns. Torrential... Continue Reading →

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