At least seven killed and many wounded in powerful explosion at upscale market in eastern city's Defence shopping area.
Battle for Mosul
NASA22 Feb 2017 20:24 GMT
NASA official says discovery gives hint that finding a second Earth is 'just a matter' of time.
United States23 Feb 2017 04:35 GMT
Donald Trump withdraws Obama-era guidance allowing transgender students to use bathrooms matching their gender identity.
Palestine22 Feb 2017 19:13 GMT
An estimated 140 structures in a Palestinian Bedouin village ordered demolished by the Israeli government.
Refugees22 Feb 2017 20:41 GMT
Police arrest 52-year-old French accused of molesting unaccompanied refugee minors after offering them food and shelter.
Human Rights22 Feb 2017 21:38 GMT
Sinaloa state native Guadalupe Olivas Valencia threw himself to his death by jumping off a bridge, authorities say.
Humanitarian crises22 Feb 2017 21:21 GMT
UN chief Antonio Guterres says more than 20 million people face starvation in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen.
Europe22 Feb 2017 19:18 GMT
Turkish Cypriot side rejects meeting after Greek Cypriot move to mark 1950 referendum for union with Greece at schools.
Africa23 Feb 2017 07:42 GMT
Spy chief Yankuba Badjie has been accused of overseeing kidnappings, arbitrary arrests, torture, killings and rape.
Middle East22 Feb 2017 12:13 GMT
In break from strict secular past, defence ministry allows female officers to cover their heads with plain headscarves.
Asia Pacific22 Feb 2017 13:34 GMT
Two women and North Korean man should be released from prison, embassy officials say, as they dismiss police account.
Asia23 Feb 2017 06:52 GMT
National Database and Registration Authority in Charsadda district fired upon: three gunmen involved.
Middle East23 Feb 2017 04:56 GMT
UN's Staffan de Mistura plays down expectations for progress as government and opposition officials gather in Geneva.
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