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Police charge 17-year old in Canada after 4 shot dead

January 23, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Police investigate a house Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 where two people were killed Friday before the shooting at the La Loche, Saskatchewan, junior and senior high school. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP) TORONTO (AP) — Police on Saturday charged a 17-year-old boy with four counts of first-degree murder and seven counts of attempted murder [&hellip...

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Burials begin for Burkina Faso nationals killed by jihadists

January 23, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

A man plays a traditional drum during the memorial ceremony for the victims of the recent hotel attack where extremist killed foreigners and Burkina Faso nationals, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. Burials have begun for the 10 Burkina...

Nicaragua: 13 Costa Ricans killed when tourist boat capsizes

January 23, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A tourist boat carrying more than 30 people capsized in bad weather off the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua on Saturday, killing 13 passengers, authorities said. Mario Berrios, the Nicaraguan navy’s commander for the southern...

Cuba, US officials hold talks on Internet and telecoms

January 22, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

HAVANA (AP) — Cuban officials say they have held two days of talks with their U.S. counterparts about telecommunications and the Internet. A Foreign Ministry statement says the two sides exchanged views on using the Internet for “economic and social...

15 countries in arrears to UN including Venezuela lose vote

January 22, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has informed the General Assembly that 15 countries including oil producer Venezuela are in arrears in paying their annual contribution to the U.N. regular budget, which means they can’t vote in the...

Kerry in Riyadh to talk Iran, Syria with Gulf Arabs

January 22, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

The motorcade carrying U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrives at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel early in the morning in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, after a previous stop in Switzerland. Kerry’s trip is expected to last nine days and to...

Taliban attack on Afghan TV employees widely condemned

January 21, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

An injured victim from yesterday’s suicide attack near the Russian Embassy, receives treatment at a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016. A deadly Taliban attack on a bus carrying employees of Afghanistan’s biggest TV station drew...

Australian authorities seize drugs shipped from China

January 21, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

SYDNEY (AP) — Australian authorities said Friday they had seized large quantities of methamphetamine and ephedrine hidden in bar stools and soup mix packets shipped from China to Sydney. Four people were arrested in Sydney on Thursday and charged over the...

Seoul: Time to push for nuclear talks without North Korea

January 21, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Protesters stage a rally demanding a restart of peace talks between two Koreas and six-party talks, in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un looked Monday to milk his country’s recent nuclear test as a propaganda...

Israeli officials approve West Bank land expropriation

January 20, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Ministry of Defense said Wednesday that officials have approved the expropriation of some 370 acres (150 hectares) of land in the West Bank near the city of Jericho, in a move that drew sharp condemnation from the Obama...

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