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Pakistan school attack survivors still haunted one year on

More than 150 lives were lost in the Peshawar school massacre of December 16, 2014, the deadliest extremist attack in Pakistan's history.

UN Secretary General election process kicks off

The UN has kicked off the process to elect the next Secretary General, with the Security Council and General Assembly making an unprecedented call to member states to recommend woman candidates for th

Hillary Clinton: US needs ‘360-degree’ anti-terror strategy

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that the American people ''cannot give into fear'' in the aftermath of attacks in Paris and California, laying out a multi-pronged str

GOP presidential candidates meet for 5th debate

The 2016 Republican presidential candidates are debating for the last time in 2015, this time in Las Vegas, as they race for advantage seven weeks before the first votes are cast in Iowa.

Plane landing in Nashville rolls off runway, injuring 8

Officials say a plane has rolled off a runway at Nashville International Airport, injuring eight people.

California shooter was not fully investigated before U.S. visa was issued

US authorities in Pakistan could have sought – but did not – a full background security investigation of San Bernardino shooter Tashfeen Malik before granting her a visa to enter the Unite

Saudi Arabia forms mega Muslim military coalition against ISIS

Saudi Arabia has formed an alliance with the military of 34 Muslim nations to combat terrorism, especially against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS)...

Muslim-Americans are best defence against home-grown terrorism: Hillary Clinton

Setting herself in contrast from the Republican presidential candidates, Hillary Clinton stated that that United States can stop home-grown terrorism and outlined a plan to battle radicalization on Am

As for privacy, we are ‘info-egoists’

A new study has pointed out that people are info-egoists when it comes to their privacy. The Penn State researchers found that people are much more concerned about sharing their own private informatio

US police chiefs vulnerable as crime rates, media pressures rise

US police chiefs are facing rising job insecurity as they grapple with a jump in crime rates and greater scrutiny by media and federal authorities in the wake of videotaped shooting incidents involvin

Hillary Clinton warns against Republican ‘bluster and bigotry’ on terrorism 

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton on Tuesday took a swipe at her Republican rivals' proposals for defeating Islamic State, saying "bluster and bigotry are not credentials for becomi

Los Angeles schools threat: NY, LA schools receive same email threat; LA cancels classes

The nation's two biggest school systems - New York City and Los Angeles - received threats Tuesday of a large-scale jihadi attack with guns and bombs, and LA reacted by shutting down the entire distri

Catalog creator Lillian Vernon dies in NYC at age 88

Lillian Vernon, creator of multimillion dollar catalog business that sold specialized gifts and home goods, has died in New York. She was 88.

Republicans Donald Trump, Ted Cruz seize spotlight at US presidential debate

Republican front-runner Donald Trump and surging challenger Ted Cruz will lead the party's presidential contenders in a debate on Tuesday, their first encounter since deadly attacks in Paris and San B

30 dead in Boko Haram attack on 3 Nigeria villages: Vigilantes

Brutal weekend attacks on three villages by Boko Haram Islamists in the restive northeast of Nigeria have left 30 dead and 20 others wounded, a vigilante said.

Parents, teachers grapple to explain Los Angeles school threat

Parents and teachers in Los Angeles tried to reassure students on Tuesday after a threat deemed likely to be a hoax prompted the unprecedented closure of hundreds of public schools and tricky question

On attack in debate, Jeb Bush calls Donald Trump a ‘chaos candidate’

Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush assailed front-runner Donald Trump in a debate on Tuesday for proposing to ban Muslims from entering the United States, calling Trump a "chaos candidate" who

Pakistan conducts successful flight test of Shaheen 1-A ballistic missile

Pakistan has successfully conducted test launch of the Shaheen 1-A ballistic missile on Tuesday. According to Dawn, the test fire was conducted in order to re-validate various design and technical par

All Los Angeles schools closed after threat; 640,000 students affected

All schools in the vast Los Angeles Unified School District have been ordered closed due to an unspecified threat.

Germany: Facebook, Google and Twitter pledge to delete hate speech in 24 hours

Facebook, Google and Twitter have agreed to delete hate speech deemed illegal in Germany within 24 hours.

Donald Trump reaching new heights in White House race

Republican front-runner Donald Trump has hit 41 percent support, resulting in the highest lead till now in a new national poll.

Barack Obama warns Islamic State leaders, says ‘you are next’

US President Barack Obama confirmed the death of Mohammed Emwazi, a Briton known as "Jihadi John", in an air strike last month and warned the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) that they were

Barack Obama sings ‘Hotline Bling’ in video mashup

Right after making the US President Barack Obama sing 'Thriller' by Michael Jackson, the genius minds behind Obama's 'BaracksDubs' are back with one of the biggest hits of the year `Hotline Bling` mas

Air strikes kill 15 civilians in Yemen, hours before truce: Residents

Air strikes by an Arab coalition targeting Yemen's dominant Houthi group killed at least 15 people late on Monday, residents said, hours before a ceasefire was due to take effect to pave the way for U

Journalists behind bars: 2015 report highlights China, Egypt

China, Egypt and Iran top the list of the world's leading jailers of journalists in a new annual report by the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists.

Media mogul Sumner Redstone’s ex-girlfriend alleges forgery in U.S. lawsuit

Redstone is the controlling shareholder of Viacom Inc and CBS Corp and Herzer's allegations, in lawsuits filed in the past few weeks, that he is no longer mentally competent to run the companies has c

California shooter messaged Facebook friends about support for jihad -LA Times

One of the shooters in the San Bernardino massacre, Tashfeen Malik, sent at least two private messages on Facebook to a small group of Pakistani friends in 2012 and 2014, pledging her support for Isla

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