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11:02, 21 August 2017 Monday
James Joseph Dresnok was among just a handful of American servicemen to desert following the Korean War, crossing the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone in 1962.

Myanmar's military gave up full control of the country in 2011 after decades of brutal, isolationist junta rule that crippled the country.

The centre-left Labour Party has enjoyed a huge boost in support ahead of the September 23 election after gambling on a charismatic new leader in 37-year-old Jacinda Ardern.

Saudi Arabian Airlines on Sunday said Qatari authorities had refused to grant a Saudi Arabian Airlines flight, scheduled to transport Qatari hajj pilgrims, permission to land at Hamad International Airport.

Bodies discovered Sunday morning, says local newspaper

The three NAFTA countries are "committed to an accelerated and comprehensive negotiation process that will upgrade our agreement and establish 21st century standards to the benefit of our citizens."

Army tells residents to vacate Boni Forest within 48 hours

Terror cell was in possession of 120 gas canisters, say police

Accident occurred in Lagos

Visit follows fresh US allegations that Islamabad is not 'doing enough' against Haqqani network

200 Turkish students visit several African countries as part of exchange program  

Hassan Al-Thawadi, Secretary General the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, said alternative suppliers outside those countries involved in the ongoing dispute have been found for tournament-related construction projects.

Bavarian state premier Horst Seehofer, head of the conservative CSU party, had openly clashed with Merkel at the height of the mass migrant and refugee influx in 2015.

Yildirim to attend Singapore-Turkey business forum and hold talks with president and prime minister

However Mattis appeared satisfied after what he described as an in-depth review of the policy by much of the president's cabinet and top security officials at Camp David on Friday. 

According to the Italian media, an extra 50 police carrying portable scanners were on duty to carry out checks on the 10,000 people who were in St Peter's square Sunday for Pope Francis's weekly Angelus prayer.

Another eight people were wounded in the stabbing spree, which took place on Friday in the southwestern port city of Turku.

Barzani says postponement of Kurdish referendum on independence 'unlikely'  

Local media says 3 armed men were reportedly spotted on Paris-Nimes train  

Opposition protesters call for change in country's constitution, want term limits  

Qatar’s Ambassador to Ankara says closing their Turkish base ‘obvious intervention of internal affairs’

Satellite photos show nine Chinese civilian and two government ships near the Philippine-owned Pag-asa Island

In perhaps the worst to date, he dealt a crushing blow to his own embattled administration by saying "both sides" were to blame for the bloodshed in Charlottesville, Virginia following a rally by neo-Nazis and white supremacists.

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says Turkey pays price of terrorist organizations’ instability

Egyptian, Jordanian and Palestinian foreign ministers say Israeli-Palestinian peace talks should be restarted  

A predominantly Turkmen city, Tal Afar was captured by ISIL in mid-2014  

No bail set, he faces up to two years in prison, a fine or both

Police said they had cast a dragnet for 22-year-old Younes Abouyaaqoub, who media reports say was the driver of a van that smashed into people on Barcelona's busy Las Ramblas boulevard on Thursday.

A so-called "free speech" rally by far-right groups had been scheduled to run until 2 pm (1800 GMT), but a half-hour before that police escorted its participants -- whose numbers appeared to be in the dozens -- to safety past a throng of anti-racism protesters.

Comments appearing to trivialize racial hatred have president isolated, even within own party

17-year-old allegedly wielded knife at Israeli security forces

International cooperation and genuine commitment is key to fight all forms of terrorism, says presidential spokesman

13 others injured say, hospital sources

The two leaders will meet in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi to "discuss the latest developments in the region," Netanyahu's office said in a statement.

Visiting Afghan deputy foreign minister calls on Pakistan’s foreign secretary in Islamabad

Security forces also seize M16 rifle, 2 hand grenades and walkie-talkie in Diyarbakir province

Indian authorities sought military help in two districts of northern Uttar Pradesh state after heavy rains left hundreds of villages marooned.

The officers had been checking on suspicious people in an area known for drug activity around 9:30 pm Friday (0130 GMT Saturday). Five minutes later, authorities received a call that officers had been shot.

The 74-year-old left for the British capital on May 7 with his prolonged absence causing tensions back home where calls have grown for him to either return or resign.

An H-IIA rocket blasted off at about 2:30 pm (0530 GMT) from the Tanegashima space centre in southern Japan, according to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).

Number of people in need increases every day despite efforts from global community, ministry says

It said that armed police then arrived and used their weapons on the attacker and "liquidated" him.

The suspect's "identity is known to the police. He is an 18-year-old Moroccan citizen," it said, providing no other details about him.

Salim al-Jubouri’s Civil Rally for Reform promises to find solutions to battered Iraq’s chronic problems

"A 22-year-old foreign national has been arrested over suspected links to terrorist activity," a coastguard spokeswoman told AFP.

Alt-right luminary departs post after mutual agreement with Trump's new chief of staff, White House says

Egyptian authorities opened border this week to allow Palestinian pilgrims to travel to Saudi Arabia

'We want Syria governed by Syrians, not by the United States, not by any other forces,' spokeswoman says

Event offers unprecedented chance for continuous observations across country

Ould Ghada, prominent opposition figure, was arrested last week

London think tank says PKK, PYD/YPG parts of a 'transnational political umbrella, the Kurdistan Communities' Union (KCK)'

New Unified Combatant Command 'will strengthen our cyberspace operations'

Opposition lawmakers refuse to attend session announcing decree