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Obama: US underestimated threat of IS

President Barack Obama has acknowledged that US agencies underestimated the threat posed by the Islamist insurgency in Syria. ...

Monday, 29 Sep 2014, 11:32

Obama tells UN: Isis is death network

US President Barack Obama has called on the world to join together to destroy the Islamic State terrorist group, which he branded ...

Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014, 18:14

US attacks ISIS in Syria

The United States started attacking ISIS in northern Syria on a massive scale Monday night, using fighter planes, bombers and ...

Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014, 12:41

Pistorius guilty of manslaugher

Judge Masipa finds Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, South Africa's version of manslaughter. Sentencing will follow ...

Friday, 12 Sep 2014, 10:56

Pistorius arrives at court to hear verdict

Oscar Pistorius has arrived at court to hear whether he will be found guilty of culpable homicide for killing his girlfriend. ...

Friday, 12 Sep 2014, 09:22

Update 3:Pistorius cleared of pre-meditated murder

The judge in the Oscar Pistorius trial has ruled out a verdict of premeditated murder, saying the prosecution failed to prove ...

Thursday, 11 Sep 2014, 12:59

Obama orders airstrikes against Islamic State

President Obama has authorised air-strikes against the Islamic State. "I have made it clear that we will hunt down terrorists ...

Thursday, 11 Sep 2014, 08:39

Obama warns IS: Justice will be done

The US President vows to take the fight to the killers of Steven Sotloff, saying: "Our reach is long and justice will be ...

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014, 13:00

Libya's PM resigns

Abdullah al-Thinni has stepped down as Libya's prime minister in a move to end the power struggle in the country. The cabinet ...

Friday, 29 Aug 2014, 13:10

World Medical Association on WHO report of E cigarettes

Commenting on today's World Health Organisation announcement on e-cigarettes, Dr. Mukesh Haikerwal, Chair of the World MedicalAssociation, ...

Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014, 12:46

9-year old girl accidently kills weapons instructor

A nine year-old girl in the US has killed her shooting instructor by accident while being shown how to use a high-powered automatic ...

Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014, 10:52

Gaza and Israel agree ceasefire

A long-term ceasefire has been agreed between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip. The truce, ending seven weeks ...

Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014, 10:46

Obama warns U.S. will be relentess against terrorists

The United States launched a series of airstrikes on Wednesday against ISIS forces in Iraq, the same day President Barack Obama ...

Thursday, 21 Aug 2014, 08:55

Islamic militants behead US journalist

Islamic State militants have released a video that purportedly shows the beheading of a US journalist who went missing two years ...

Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014, 11:09

Teenager shooting: US National Guard called in

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has ordered the National Guard to Ferguson amid rising tensions following the shooting by police ...

Monday, 18 Aug 2014, 12:30

Local news

Minister opens European Marine Conference

Opening the conference on the European Marine ...

Charity walk raises funds for Dar tal-Providenza

€4,500 were raised during the first ...

Works on church zuntiers to continue

The Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, ...

Euro area annual inflation down to 0.3%

Euro area annual inflation is expected to ...

Europe

UK: MP's vote for airstrikes against Islamic ...

Britain's MPs have overwhelmingly backed ...

Cameron says UK ready to fight Islamic State

British Prime Minister David Cameron has ...

Cameron meets Tory MP's for English only ...

David Cameron is hosting a summit of senior ...

Scotland votes NO to Independence

Scotland has voted to stay in the United ...

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President Barack Obama has authorised ...

Friday, 08 Aug 2014, 11:21

WHO declares Ebola outbreak an international ...

The World Health Organization on Friday ...

Friday, 08 Aug 2014, 11:15

Pistorius: Snowball of lies says prosecution

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius ...

Thursday, 07 Aug 2014, 12:58

Airlines cancel flights to Liya

Embassies have closed and flights have ...

Sunday, 03 Aug 2014, 08:01

Greece evacuates embassy staff from Libya

Greece evacuated embassy staff and ...

Friday, 01 Aug 2014, 10:28

Libya crisis deepens

As the violence in the Libyian capital ...

Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014, 08:57

More bodies of MH 17 due to arrive in Holland

More bodies from Malaysian Airlines ...

Thursday, 24 Jul 2014, 10:52

Ukraine plane crash bodies arrive at station

A train with the remains of victims ...

Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014, 11:11

Ukraine plane crash: 298 believed dead

Malaysian Airlines plane crashed in ...

Friday, 18 Jul 2014, 08:39

Pistorius murder trial resumes in South Africa

The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius ...

Monday, 30 Jun 2014, 09:41

Kerry arrives in Baghdad as Iraq crisis deepens

US Secretary of State John Kerry has ...

Monday, 23 Jun 2014, 10:58

Iraq: Battle for oil-fields

The Iraqi army says it has beaten off ...

Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014, 13:10

Pakistani jets attack militants

Pakistani fighter jets are reported ...

Monday, 16 Jun 2014, 11:18

3 police officers killed in Canada shooting

A manhunt is under way in the Canadian ...

Thursday, 05 Jun 2014, 11:05

Pele's son jailed for drug smuggling

One of Brazilian football legend Pele's ...

Monday, 02 Jun 2014, 09:45