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Two men have been arrested on suspicion of endangering an aircraft after a plane carrying more than 300 people from Pakistan to Britain was diverted from its original course Friday, officials said.
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A PRESTWICH man was caught up in the action today when an RAF Typhoon jet was scrambled to escort a passenger plane travelling from Pakistan to the Manchester.
2 hrs ago | Seattle Times
An Egyptian security official says 10 male relatives have killed a mother and her two daughters on suspicion of moral offenses - so-called "honor killings." The official said Friday the men suspected the three women of having affairs, and killed them to protect the family's honor.
3 hrs ago | SFGate
The Syrian government has agreed "in principle" to attend a conference proposed by Russia and the United States on ending the Arab country's conflict, Russia's foreign ministry said Friday.
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Austria said Friday that it may rethink its U.N. peacekeeping role in the Golan Heights, if the European Union doesn't extend its arms embargo to Syria.
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged Israel's government on Friday to prevent further settlement construction where possible to help revitalize Middle East peace hopes, but stressed that the Jewish state and Palestinians alike should remain focused on the larger goal of restarting direct negotiations.
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TEL AVIV, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is harshly criticizing Iran's guardian council for eliminating hundreds of presidential candidates and, in his view, standing in the way of legitimate, representative democracy.
5 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Police say a suicide bomber walked up to a vehicle owned by an Afghan religious leader in northwestern Pakistan and set off his explosives, killing three people.
5 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
Traveling with a delegation of business leaders, Abe was to arrive in Yangon Friday evening for a three-day trip, and will meet President Thein Sein on Sunday in Naypyitaw, officials from his office said.
6 hrs ago | The Huffington Post
A powerful earthquake on Friday hit Russia's Far East with tremors felt as far away as Moscow, about 7,000 kilometers west of the epicenter.
Queen Elizabeth's youngest son, Prince Edward, has visited Tennessee to promote one of the British royal family's charities, the Duke of Edinburgh's Award.
A man seen with bloody hands wielding a butcher knife after the killing of a British soldier on the streets of London was described as a convert to Islam who took part in demonstrations with a banned radical group, two Muslim hard-liners said Thursday.
Brazil's Federal Police say nine people have been arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing Indians girls in the northern state of Amazonas.
A man weeps outside the Royal Artillery Barracks in Woolwich as he looks at floral tributes following the attack on Lee Rigby Around a dozen sat in silence in St Mary Magdalene Parish Church, Woolwich, offering their prayers for Drummer Lee Rigby, 25, of Middleton, Greater Manchester.
President Barack Obama is lifting his self-imposed ban on transferring Guantanamo Bay detainees to Yemen, where a leadership upheaval has improved the country's security but not eliminated the terrorist organization trying to recruit jihadists.
Dr Davinder Jeet Bains used his position as a GP to assault more than two dozen women A family doctor who used a secret camera inside his James Bond-style wristwatch to record himself abusing female patients has been jailed for 12 years after admitting a string of sex charges.
One of the more buzzed-about films at the Cannes Film Festival, "Omar," is set in the West Bank, and the Palestinian conflict is a key part of the plot.