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Blast near US embassy, ISAF HQ in Kabul
12 Dec 2013 at 1:19am
?A blast has occurred outside the NATO-led ISAF military headquarters, near the US embassy in the Afghan capital, Kabul.
US trying to maintain grip over Syrian conflict by ?cutting off aid to opposi...
11 Dec 2013 at 11:56pm
After the seizure of Free Syrian Army bases by Islamic militants, the US halted non-lethal aid to the opposition fighting against Bashar Assad?s regime. This signaled an attempt for control amid a ...
Top Western-backed rebel commander run out of Syria by Islamists
11 Dec 2013 at 10:31pm
The top Western-backed commander of the opposition forces in Syria has been run out of the country by Islamist militants, US officials said Wednesday.
Decision to reinstate officer who killed 13-year-old carrying toy gun ignites...
11 Dec 2013 at 10:17pm
California protesters upset by the news that the police officer who fatally shot a young teen will be reinstated have broken windows and disrupted city hall in a demonstration against what they per...
Thousands of UK students march in ?Cops off Campus? protest (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
11 Dec 2013 at 9:46pm
Thousands of students gathered at the University of London on Wednesday to take part in the ?Cops off Campus? demonstration. Participants marched through the streets of the British capital to prote...
Australia?s top court strikes down same-sex-marriage law in capital territory
11 Dec 2013 at 9:43pm
Australia?s High Court struck down Thursday the Australian Capital Territory?s same-sex marriage legislation, contending that only federal parliament could amend the nation?s marriage laws.
Rare snowstorm near Syria-Lebanon border brings havoc, disrupts aid (PHOTOS)
11 Dec 2013 at 9:04pm
At least two people were killed and 14 injured as the first snowfall of the season hit Syria and Lebanon. High winds and freezing temperatures affected refugee camps and disrupted international aid...
UN ?concerned? by Israel?s displacement of Palestinian families
11 Dec 2013 at 7:30pm
The United Nations has decried Israel?s decision to destroy over two dozen Palestinian properties in the West Bank, issuing a statement Wednesday accusing Israel of pushing the same Palestinian fam...
?China rejects fifth US corn cargo in a month, citing GMO strain
11 Dec 2013 at 7:16pm
China has blocked a fifth cargo of US corn since mid-November after testing found a strain of genetically-modified (GMO) corn not yet approved for import. Three more cargoes may also be refused.
Coolant problem at International Space Station disrupting some systems - NASA
11 Dec 2013 at 6:24pm
Some systems have been powered down at the International Space Station after a pump module on one of the station?s two coolant loops ?shut down when it reached pre-set temperature limits,? accordin...
Affluent drunk driving teen who killed 4 sentenced to probation on 'affluenza...
11 Dec 2013 at 5:38pm
A Texas teen was sentenced to just 10 years of probation and forced to enter alcohol rehabilitation for killing four people and injuring two others when he crashed his car into them while inebriated.
Let us spy: NSA chief pleads with Senate to keep surveillance programs
11 Dec 2013 at 4:53pm
The director of the National Security Agency implored lawmakers in Washington on Wednesday to continue authorizing the NSA?s controversial surveillance programs due to emerging threats against the ...
European space probe to attempt comet landing
11 Dec 2013 at 4:11pm
In an unprecedented mission, the European Space Agency (ESA) plans to land an unmanned spacecraft on a comet next year in a very tricky maneuver.
Hunt for mysterious interpreter who faked sign language at Mandela memorial
11 Dec 2013 at 4:06pm
South Africa is searching for a sign language interpreter who failed to translate what world leaders said at the memorial of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela on Tuesday. Outraged by the inciden...
RT tops YouTube 2013 trending news videos
11 Dec 2013 at 3:14pm
RT?s footage of the Chelyabinsk meteorite has been recognized by YouTube, as the website looks back on what?s been trending in 2013. The video received 38.5 million views - thanks to viewers like y...
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