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Friday, November 27, 2015
Tunisia will close its border with Libya after deadly bus bombing
Tunisia said Wednesday it is closing its border with Libya, a hotbed of Islamist unrest, a day after a deadly suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group.
A South African judge on Thursday lifted a domestic ban on trade in rhino horns, alarming conservationists who described it as an "extremely dangerous move" that could worsen a poaching crisis.
2 massacres in 12 hours leave 15 dead in Honduras
Two massacres that killed 15 people in less than 12 hours rocked Honduras and left the country's top police official in tears Wednesday.
An opposition candidate in Venezuela's upcoming legislative elections was shot dead during an event Wednesday, alongside the wife of a jailed opposition leader, an official said.
Multiple arrests were made overnight in Chicago and New York during protests over police shootings of two black males, U.S. media reported.
Putin unveils museum honoring ex-leader Yeltsin
Late Russian leader Boris Yeltsin's "nuclear button" briefcase went on display Wednesday as a major new museum devoted to the legacy of Russia's first president opened in the Urals.
Veteran, spymaster shares memories
Hugh Montgomery never wrote a memoir. That just wasn't done among his generation of spies.
"I came from my room to see what was happening. I saw the fire and ran outside," says Dawit, a 13-year-old Ethiopian boy living in a Swedish center for asylum seekers.
Under Iraq town, IS built network of tunnels
Under the Iraqi town of Sinjar, Islamic State group militants built a network of tunnels, complete with sleeping quarters, wired with electricity and fortified with sandbags. There, they had boxes of U.S.-made ammunition, medicines and copies of the Quran stashed on shelves.
Thursday, November 26, 2015
MSF hospital strike was 'human error': US general
A deadly air strike on a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hospital was "caused primarily by human error", the US commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday, prompting a strong rebuke from the charity who slammed American forces for "gross negligence".
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