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French family of 11 believed to have lef...

French family of 11 believed to have left for Syria jihad

PARIS: Eleven members of the same family from the French city of Nice are believed to have left for Syria, with some suspected of planning to fight alongside jihadists, a judicial source said on Wednesday. The 11 are said to include a man, his two sisters and mother, along with their respective... read more »

Federal court overturns ban on same-sex ...

Federal court overturns ban on same-sex marriages in five more US states

A federal court has struck down gay marriage bans in several western US states, effectively raising the number of states in which same-sex couples can marry from 19 to 35 over just two days. The ruling by the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals applied specifically to gay marriage prohibitions in... read more »

First French Ebola victim to be flown ho...

First French Ebola victim to be flown home from Liberia

PARIS: The first French Ebola patient was set to be flown home on Thursday, as the World Bank warned the spiralling epidemic is threatening economic catastrophe in west Africa. Doctors Without Borders, known by its French acronym MSF, said a female volunteer had contracted the killer virus while on... read more »

French parliament approves jihadist trav...

French parliament approves jihadist travel ban

PARIS: France’s parliament on Tuesday approved a new anti-terror bill aimed at preventing potential jihadists from travelling to Iraq, Syria or elsewhere by confiscating their passports. The travel ban on French nationals could be imposed “where there are serious reasons to believe... read more »

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Harvard receives record $350 million for public health

Harvard University has received the largest donation in its history, the school announced on Monday, $350 million from the Morningside Foundation to the School of Public Health. The... read more »


Six dead in Paris suburb building explosion

BOBIGNY(France): Six people were killed when an explosion ripped through an apartment building outside Paris, reducing half a residential block to rubble, emergency services have said. The... read more »


ISIS recruits planning 26/11-type attack in UK

An ISIS attack on Europe is not just a wild fantasy of Islamic State militants anymore. Various world leaders and intelligence agencies are acknowledging the threat that the militant group,... read more »

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Don’t mess with nuclear Russia, Putin says

LAKE SELIGER, Russia: President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russia’s armed forces, backed by its nuclear arsenal, were ready to meet any aggression, declaring at a pro-Kremlin youth... read more »


Actor Robin Williams Found Dead in Marin County Home

Robin Williams, the Oscar-winning actor and comedian whose performances careened from dazzling pop-culture riffs to intense dramatic roles, died Monday at the age of 63, in an apparent suicide that... read more »