NIAMEY, May 23 — At least 18 soldiers and four suspected Islamists were killed in a fierce gunbattle following a dawn car bomb attack at a barracks in the northern Niger town of Agadez, military sources and a local official said.
“There are 18 soldiers and four attackers dead in Agadez,” said one source.
“One of the attackers has taken two or ... Read More
A tornado approaching Oklahoma City in the US, May 20, 2013, before tearing through the suburb of Moore, killing at least 51 people. — Reuters pic Read More
BEIJING, May 23 — China warned blind legal activist Chen Guangcheng on Thursday to mind his language ahead of his trip next month to political rival Taiwan, on a visit which could infuriate Beijing if, as ... Read More
VIENNA, May 23 — Iran is trying to accelerate its uranium enrichment programme, a UN nuclear report showed, but experts said it was unclear when Tehran's new machines could start operating and how ... Read More
WASHINGTON, May 23 — President Barack Obama will seek to draw attention away from a series of domestic scandals with a speech today that defends the US use of drones abroad and lays out a vision for ... Read More
SAGAMIHARA, May 23 — When Masayoshi Matsumoto joined the Japanese army in 1943 and was sent to occupied China as a medic, he thought he was taking part in a righteous war to free Asia from the yoke of ... Read More
BRUSSELS, May 23 — Iran's expansion of sensitive nuclear activity breaks United Nations resolutions and increases concerns about whether its nuclear programme is entirely peaceful, the European Union said ... Read More
ISLAMABAD, May 23 — Chinese Premier Li Keqiang praised the Sino-Pakistan relationship to the hilt on Thursday, urging the "all-weather friends" to boost cooperation in business, trade, energy and ... Read More
LONDON, May 23 — A British soldier was hacked to death by two men shouting Islamic slogans in a south London street yesterday, in what the government said appeared to be a terrorist attack.A dramatic clip ... Read More
STOCKHOLM, May 23 — Hundreds of youth have torched cars and attacked police in four nights of riots in immigrant suburbs of Sweden’s capital, shocking a country that dodged the worst of the financial ... Read More
ORLANDO, Florida, May 23 — An FBI agent shot and killed a man of Chechen origin who turned violent while being questioned yesterday about his connection to Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of two Chechen brothers ... Read More
MOORE, (Oklahoma), May 22 — Rescue workers with sniffer dogs picked through the ruins of an Oklahoma town on Wednesday to ensure no survivors remained buried after a deadly tornado left thousands homeless ... Read More
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