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Israeli police deploy in Jerusalem ahead of Friday prayers



Osaka police hide 81,000 crimes to clean up image

Osaka police have admitted they did not report more than 81,000 offences over a period of several years in a desperate bid to clean up the region's...

US lawmakers postpone summer recess to deal with immigration

In a last‑ditch effort to schedule a vote dealing with a influx of undocumented Central American children, the US House of Representatives postponed...

Gas explosions kill 24, injure 271 in Taiwan

A series of underground gas explosions killed 20 people and injured 270 others late Thursday in Taiwan's second‑largest city, authorities said.

Train hits bus with bridal party in Bangladesh, 10 killed

A train smashed into a crowded bus carrying a bridal party west of the Bangladesh capital Friday morning leaving at least 10 people dead and 57 injured,...

New hope MH17 remains will be recovered

The remaining bodies of MH17 victims and their personal items could be taken by train out of the crash site in eastern Ukraine within days.

Family of American held in North Korea says worried by health reports

The family of a U. S. missionary imprisoned in North Korea said on Thursday it was...

Man accused of putting needles in packaged meat

A 68-year‑old Illinois man was jailed without bond Thursday after being accused by federal prosecutors of inserting sewing needles into a packaged...

Hacking attack in Canada bears signs of Chinese army unit

The recent hacking attempt on a sensitive Canadian government computer network is similar to attacks mounted by an elite unit of the Chinese army based in...

Spain's Supreme Court receives paternity suit against former king

A paternity suit against Spain's recently abdicated king Juan Carlos of Spain has been lodged with...