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  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:18

    Death toll from Bogota car bomb blast climbs to 21

    BOGOTA-- The death toll from a car bomb blast outside a police academy here on Thursday morning has climbed to 21, Colombian police said late Thursday.

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  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:16

    Afghan army says infighting between Taliban commanders kills 8 in W. Afghanistan

    HERAT -- Infighting between two Taliban commanders in Shindand district of the western Herat province had left eight fighters dead, the Afghan army said in a statement on Friday.

  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:14

    Israeli military says demolishes Palestinian killer's home in West Bank

    JERUSALEM -- Israel demolished the home of a 17-year-old Palestinian who stabbed to death an Israeli civilian last September, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said Friday.

  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:12

    Mongolia sees 12.3 pct rise in crime in 2018

    ULAN BATOR -- The crime rate in Mongolia has risen by 12.3 percent in 2018, a spokesperson of the country's National Police Agency (NPA) said Friday.

  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:10

    Trump cancels U.S. delegation's trip to Davos

    WASHINGTON-- The White House said on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump has canceled his delegation's trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, due to the partial government shutdown.

  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:08

    Cuba rejects latest U.S. "political maneuver" on suspended law

    HAVANA- Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Thursday rejected what he called the latest "provocation" by the United States, which aims to bolster legal action against Cuban nationalization of property.

  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:04

    Germany's lower house moves to reject Maghreb, Georgia asylum claims

    BERLIN - Germany’s lower house of parliament, the Bundestag, voted to reject asylum claims from Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria and the Caucasian state of Georgia on Friday by designating them as safe countries.

  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:01

    Myanmar army kills 13 rebels in Rakhine clashes: military spokesman

    NAYPYITAW - Myanmar’s army has killed 13 rebel fighters in the western Rakhine State, a military spokesman said on Friday, as government troops battle to contain a new insurgency in the troubled region.

  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 12:58

    UK PM May to discuss Brexit next steps with ministers, EU leaders

    LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May will hold a series of meetings with some of her top ministers on Friday to discuss the way forward on Brexit after her deal with Brussels was rejected by parliament, her spokeswoman said.