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Gunmen kill Sunni leader in Pakistan

Gunmen riding motorbikes Sunday shot dead a leader from a hardline Sunni religious outfit in Pakistan in a suspected sectarian attack, officials said.

Jordan arrests 11 alleged IS members over 'terror plan'

Jordan has arrested 11 members of the Islamic State (IS) group who it said confessed to planning "terrorist operations" in the kingdom, a...

World greenhouse emissions threaten warming goal

Emissions of greenhouse gases are rising so fast that within one generation the world will have used up its margin of safety for limiting global warming to...

Bomb blast kills four outside Egypt's foreign ministry

A bomb blast killed two Egyptian policemen and two civilians near the foreign ministry in central Cairo on Sunday, a security official said.



Gold bulls extend longest 2014 exit as prices drop: Commodities

Hedge funds extended this year’s longest exit from bullish gold bets as slumping prices and...

NZ dollar gains as key government returned in record vote win

The New Zealand dollar climbed after Prime Minister John Key was returned to power in a record election...

Ban-Ki Moon joins 310,000-strong March for climate action

Hundreds of thousands marched through Manhattan and in cities around the world today demanding government action on climate change in what organizers...

Australia plans terror law to target returning foreign fighters

Australia plans to introduce a law to empower authorities to charge returning foreign fighters and...