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UN: Humanitarian crisis triggered by Boko Haram is worsening

January 12, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. humanitarian chief says the humanitarian crisis triggered by Boko Haram’s “violent and inhuman campaign” is worsening, with 10.7 million people in need of aid in northeast Nigeria and parts of Cameroon, Chad and Niger. Stephen O’Brien told the U.N. Security Council Thursday that although Boko Haram...

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Paris officials charge first 4 suspects in Kardashian heist

January 12, 2017 • Entertainment, World NewsComments (0)

In this June 24, 2015 file photo, American TV personality Kim Kardashian attends the Cannes Lions 2015, International Advertising Festival in Cannes, southern France. Paris police Monday Jan.9, 2017 say 16 people have been arrested over Kim Kardashian jewelry...

Compromising material appears frequently in Russian politics

January 11, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a government meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. (Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP) MOSCOW (AP) — Blurry video of highly placed men engaging in sexual acts, audio...

Divided Cyprus’ leaders conclude ‘historic’ map exchange

January 11, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

A man sits in front of the fence that divides the Greek and Turkish Cypriots areas, as he watches from the Turkish Cypriots breakaway northern part of the divided capital Nicosia in the eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. The...

Polish ruling party prevails in standoff in parliament

January 11, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Opposition lawmakers block the podium, prior to the opening of the parliament session, in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. The parliament’s session hall is occupied by a group of opposition lawmakers as they continue a protest since Dec.16,...

Italy moves to arrest inmate monitored for radicalization

January 10, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

The mugshot of Hmidi Saber, who was already in jail in Rome serving another sentence, some bullets and a gun confiscated by police in his house, are shown during a press conference at the police headquarters in Rome, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017. Italian police...

Anxiety in Istanbul after series of extremist attacks

January 10, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, people stand by the Bosporus Strait in Istanbul. These days, with a string of terror attacks targeting Istanbul still fresh in his memory, some residents say they are adapting their daily routines because of...

Investigators: ‘Inside job’ suspected in Kardashian robbery

January 10, 2017 • Entertainment, World NewsComments (0)

In this Oct.3, 2016 file photo, French police officers and a TV crew stand outside the residence of Kim Kardashian West in Paris. Police in Paris say Monday Jan.9, 2017 that 16 people have been arrested in connection with the October theft of more than $10...

Europe freeze brings deaths, power outages and closures

January 9, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Heavy snow and frigid temperatures have gripped large parts of Europe, leading to dozens of deaths, freezing rivers, the grounding of planes and traffic accidents: ___ ALBANIA Frigid weather has caused at least four deaths in the...

Belfast power-sharing shaken as top Sinn Fein figure resigns

January 9, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

DUBLIN (AP) — Northern Ireland’s power-sharing government was plunged into crisis Monday as its senior Catholic leader quit in a showdown with his Protestant colleague that could trigger a snap election and shatter the bedrock of the region’s...