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Factbox Islamist Parties Running In Pakistans Election

ISLAMABAD – Religious parties – some new, others long-established – are fielding more than 1,500 candidates for national and provincial assemblies in...

Hardline Islamists Push Religion To Center Of Pakistan Election

LAHORE, Pakistan – Pakistani cleric Hafiz Saeed is one of the United States’ most-wanted terrorist suspects, accused over the 2008 Mumbai attacks that killed...

Migrant Charity Files Manslaughter Complaint Against Cargo Ship Libya

PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain – The charity Proactiva Open Arms has filed a complaint, including of involuntary manslaughter, with the Spanish police against a cargo...

Syrian Army Pushes Into Quneitra Province State Tv Rebels

AMMAN – The Syrian army and its allies made advances in the southwest that bring it closer to the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights border, state television and...

Ethiopia Offers Amnesty To Recently Freed Political Prisoners

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia has passed a law that grants amnesty to political prisoners who have been released recently and reverses decades of security-obsessed rule....

Syrian Rebels Begin Evacuating Golan Frontier

BEIRUT/GOLAN HEIGHTS/JERUSALEM – Syrian rebels began evacuating the border with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Friday, a witness and a war monitor group...

Dollar Pares Back After Trump Comments World Stocks Dip

NEW YORK – The U.S. dollar pulled back from year-high levels on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump expressed concern about a strong currency, while...

Dollar Pulls Back After Trump Comments World Stocks Dip

NEW YORK – The U.S. dollar pulled back from year-high levels on Thursday against a basket of major currencies, while U.S. Treasury yields briefly fell to session...

Red Cross Warns Of Worsening Conditions For Migrants Stuck In Bosnia

SARAJEVO – The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) voiced concern on Thursday over worsening conditions for thousands of migrants...

Dominos International Same-store Sales Fail To Deliver Shares Slip

– Domino’s Pizza Inc (DPZ.N) missed analysts’ estimates for international same-store sales growth on Thursday, prompting concerns of slowing growth at...