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Obama to Tackle 'Unfinished Business' of Gun Violence in 2016

The United States is one of the most gun-loving countries in the world, with more guns than inhabitants, according to a recent Congressional Research Service report. 

31 Jan 2019

No time to cry as Jose Mourinho braces for testing Premier League start

Manchester United's roller-coaster pre-season ended in defeat on Sunday when Javi Martinez's second-half header earned Bayern Munich a 1-0 victory at the Allianz Arena.

06 Aug 2018

India police detain pigeon with threatening Modi note

Indian police said Monday they have taken a pigeon into custody after it was found carrying a warning note to Prime Minister Narendra Modi near the nation's heavily militarised border with Pakistan.

03 Oct 2016

US Senate votes to override Obama's 9/11 bill veto

Senators almost unanimously backed the override, teeing up a similar vote in the House of Representatives.

28 Sep 2016

Mass resignation at top of Spain Socialist party to oust leader: sources

The executive of Spain\'s Socialists resigned Wednesday, a party spokesman said, in a bid to oust their leader Pedro Sanchez.

28 Sep 2016

US strike kills 18, including Afghan civilians: officials

The attack happened in Achin district, a hotbed of IS insurgents in Nangarhar province near the border with Pakistan.

28 Sep 2016

US to send some 600 troop reinforcements to Iraq: US officials

The reinforcements were requested by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, US officials said.

28 Sep 2016

US to send some 600 troop reinforcements to Iraq: US officials

The reinforcements were requested by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, US officials said.

28 Sep 2016

US threatens to end negotiations with Russia on Syria

US Secretary of State John Kerry called his Russian counterpart on Wednesday and warned him.

28 Sep 2016

US threatens to end negotiations with Russia on Syria

US Secretary of State John Kerry called his Russian counterpart on Wednesday and warned him.

28 Sep 2016

Allardyce leaves England job by mutual consent

Allardyce had been appointed to replace Hodgson after England\'s miserable Euro 2016 campaign ended with a shock.

28 Sep 2016

Shimon Peres: An Israeli hawk turned Nobel peace laureate

He once confided that the secret to his longevity was daily exercise, eating little and drinking one or two glasses of good wine.

28 Sep 2016

Israeli ex-president and Nobel laureate Shimon Peres dies: Doctor

Shimon Peres passed two weeks after suffering a major stroke.

28 Sep 2016

Germany blocks WhatsApp data transfers to Facebook

German data protection authorities on Tuesday said they had blocked Facebook from collecting subscriber data.

28 Sep 2016

Immigrants a possible boon to host economies, says IMF

The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday said immigration could help boost economic growth.

28 Sep 2016

Cricket: India recall Gambhir as Rahul ruled out of series

Experienced opener Gautam Gambhir today returned to India\'s Test squad after two years in place of injured Lokesh Rahul.

27 Sep 2016

World's first baby born from 3-parent technique: report

The boy\'s mother carried genes for a disorder known as Leigh Syndrome, a fatal nervous system disorder.

27 Sep 2016

Trump launches harsh new personal attack after debate

Donald Trump doubled down Tuesday on criticism of a former Miss Universe he accused of getting too fat.

27 Sep 2016

Syria army retakes Aleppo district as bombs rain down

Syria\'s army took control of a rebel-held district in central Aleppo on Tuesday.

27 Sep 2016

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