Russia defiant as US, EU unveil 'phase three' sanctionsRussia remained defiant Wednesday faced with the threat of tougher Western sanctions over the separatist insurgency in east Ukraine, warning that the measures would end up hurting...
Fourth female suicide bomber targets Nigerian cityNigeria’s northern city of Kano was the site of yet another deadly bomb attack this week, after a fourth female extremist blew herself up at a college, killing six people.
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'It’s terrifying': testimony from Sierra Leone's ebola epicentreWith at least 167 deaths so far, including that of the country’s sole ebola expert, Sierra Leone has been hit hard by the virus’ spread. Our Observer, who lives in the disease’s ep...
US rebounds to 4% growth in second quarterUS gross domestic product (GDP) grew at a 4.0 percent rate in the second quarter, the Commerce Department announced Wednesday, beating expectations as private investment and consum...
Argentina fails to reach deal with holdout creditorsArgentina Economy Minister Axel Kicillof on Wednesday said the country offered a group of holdout creditors the same reduced payment terms it has agreed to pay other holders of it...
Suspect in Jewish Museum attack charged with 'terrorist' murderA French national suspected of fatally shooting four people at the Jewish Museum in Brussels was charged on Wednesday with committing "murder in a terrorist context", the...
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Women should not laugh in public, Turkey's deputy PM saysWomen should not laugh out loud in public, Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç said in a speech this week, lamenting the alleged prevalence of “moral corruption” in Turkey.
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Video: Coping with rocket attacks in Israel’s SderotA warning siren blares out across the Israeli city of Sderot. Seconds later, a deafening explosion erupts as a rocket lands just metres away.