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Gaza truce deadline looms as Cairo talks prove ‘difficult and gruelling’

Negotiators in Cairo addressed the thorny issue of the Israeli Gaza blockade Wednesday, as the clock ticked down to a 2100 GMT deadline...

Syria death toll ‘more than 191,000’

More than 191,000 people have been killed in the Syrian conflict up to April, the UN human rights chief says. Navi Pillay said...

Ecuador plane crash kills 22

A plane carrying Ecuadorian military personnel crashed Tuesday in the eastern Pastaza province, according to a statement from Ecuador's army. Twenty-two people were on board...

William Hague Ends 40-Year Tory Career

William Hague burst on to the political scene at the age of 16 when he took the 1977 Conservative Party conference by storm. Nearly 40...

Ebola death toll rises to 7,588 – WHO

The global death toll from Ebola has risen to 7,588 out of 19,497 confirmed cases recorded in the year-old epidemic raging in West Africa,...

Usain Bolt says Rio 2016 will be his last Olympics: report

Jamaican sprinter won 3 gold at 2008, 2012 Summer Games Jamaican sprint champion Usain Bolt has made a firm decision on his Olympic future after...

Mental health link to Vitamin D deficiency

People who suffer from Vitamin D deficiency are twice as likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia as those who have sufficient levels of...

FBI confirms death of militant with DNA from severed finger

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Wednesday it has confirmed that Zulkifli bin Hir, one of its "most wanted terrorists," was killed...

Rights Group Slams US Over Afghan Civilian Deaths

Amnesty International says the U.S. has failed to properly investigate Afghan civilian deaths, even possible war crimes, which occurred during military operations in Afghanistan....

Sotloff family mourns, challenges Islamic State leader to debate

The family of Steven Sotloff, the second American journalist beheaded by Islamic State militants, said on Wednesday he was "a gentle soul", and challenged...