Stampede kills at least 20 at refugee camp in Niger

NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — A local official says at least 20 people died in a stampede in Niger as they were being given food and goods at a refugee camp. Diffa governor Issa Lamine said 1...

Uighur whistleblower: China is 'arresting people without any reason'

It was easy to overlook the narrow, nondescript staircase leading to a brightly-lit basement mosque in Istanbul's busy Sultan Murat neighborhood. Below, a small girl ran around among the white ...

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Today in History Today is Sunday, Feb. 16, the 47th day of 2020. There are 319 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 16, 20...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, Feb. 15, the 46th day of 2020. There are 320 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 15, ...

TSMC becomes first Taiwan individual stock added to Global Islamic Indexes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) became the first individual stock in the country to be listed in the Global Islamic Indexes of American finance company M...

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Today in History Today is Thursday, Feb. 13, the 44th day of 2020. There are 322 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 13, ...

NATO eyes boosting Iraq army training, still needs Iraq's OK

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO is ready to expand its military training effort in Iraq, the alliance’s top civilian official said Wednesday, but the Iraqi government is not yet ready to approve the move. ...

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Today in History Today is Tuesday, Feb. 11, the 42nd day of 2020. There are 324 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 11, 1...

Armed groups killed more than 450 civilians in central Mali

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Islamic militants and ethnic-based militias killed more than 450 civilians in central Mali last year, making it the deadliest year in the region since the country's crisis began ...

Fire sale: An Iran plant makes the US flags protesters burn

KHOMEIN, Iran (AP) — Near the hometown of the late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, workers at a small Iranian factory diligently add all 50 stars and 13 red-and-white bars to what are supposed to be U.S....

Israel accused of torturing Palestinians after fatal bombing

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — One of the men was hospitalized with kidney failure and 11 broken ribs. Another was nearly unrecognizable to his wife when he was wheeled into a courtroom. A third was stitc...

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Today in History Today is Monday, Feb. 10, the 41st day of 2020. There are 325 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 10, 19...

UN-brokered Libya talks end with no formal cease-fire deal

CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s warring sides ended several days of U.N.-brokered talks without reaching a deal to consolidate a provisional cease-fire in and around the capital, the U.N. said. ...

French airstrikes, commandos kill 30 extremists in Sahel

PARIS (AP) — The French military says operations by French and Malian forces have killed 30 more extremists in Africa's Sahel region in recent days, amid stepped-up efforts to combat jihadist groups i...

Russia repatriates 26 children from Syrian refugee camp

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has repatriated 26 Russian children from Syria and plans to take dozens more home in the future, a Kremlin official said Friday. Presidential children's rights o...