As the US-led coalition rushes to free the Iraqi city of Mosul from Daesh, the jihadists are said to be preparing to use civilian residents as human shields against advancing forces.
WikiLeaks has published 14 batches of emails obtained from Clinton campaign chair John Podesta. We have helpfully collated the text and provide you with a brief rundown of the revelations presented to date.
The wife of jailed CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling is appearing at a news conference at Washington DC’s National Press Club Friday, appealing to US President Barack Obama to grant a presidential pardon to her husband, currently serving three and a half years for leaking classified documents to the press.
Cameroon's transport minister Edgar Alain Mebe Ngo'o says that at least 53 people have been killed, with another 300 injured, in a train derailment.
Former Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has vowed to fight an administrative order demanding that she personally pay nearly $1 billion for a failed rice-subsidy policy implemented during her time as head of state.
Throughout his campaign, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has stirred up racist and anti-immigrant sentiment against Latinos by calling Mexicans “killers,” “criminals,” and “rapists.” But a Mexico City brewery exacted a bit of revenge on Thursday by tricking some of the billionaire’s supporters into funding their beer party.
A new study has revealed that ice in Greenland is melting seven-percent faster than was earlier predicted by scientists, due to the long-lasting effect of a hotspot in the Earth’s mantle under the landmass.
In the quest to hunt down planets beyond our Solar System, astrophysicists have gotten some help from amateur astronomical sleuths.
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