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4 Pre-Inca Tombs Found in Peru's Lima

Archaeologists in Peru have found four tombs that are more than 1,000 years old in a pyramid-shaped cemetery that now sits in the middle of a ...


Mahane Yehuda stabber to complain against officer

16-year-old who together with 14-year-old stalked and stabbed elderly man says she will file complaint against officer who shot her.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Is India becoming more intolerant?   

Bollywood actor Aamir Khan faces backlash over what he describes as growing intolerance and insecurity in India.

- Al Jazeera - QA

China set to shake up military structure

China will shake up its military by establishing a joint operational command structure by 2020 and rejig existing military regions as part of overall ...

- The Hindu - IN

County towns are best of both worlds

If you want more greenery than that afforded by London's parks but are not ready to go full Hunter boots...

- The Times - UK

Briton killed at Bataclan 'died a hero'

The only British victim of the Bataclan music hall massacre in Paris bled to death in silence to save others...

- The Times - UK

New York Thanksgiving parade features balloons, bands, heavy security

Giant balloons took to the clear, sunny sky over midtown Manhattan on Thursday for the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, with spectators lining ...

- - US

Majority of shadow cabinet back air strikes in Syria but Labour position undecided

Jeremy Corbyn spoke against military action but was supported by just four other shadow cabinet members.  Labour's shadow cabinet has just met for ...

- New Statesman - UK

Police are using terror crackdown to pick on us, say Muslims

French police are accused of exploiting new emergency powers to intimidate the country's five million Muslims after raiding 1,300 properties...

- The Times - UK

Terror 'predictable' -- soccer star Kompany

The failure to deliver the "beauty of democracy" was one of the chief reasons behind the Paris attacks, says Belgian soccer star Vincent Kompany.

- CNN Top Stories - US

MH17 Victims to Get Dutch Memorial at Schiphol

A forest is to be planted in a park close to Amsterdam's Schiphol airport to commemorate the victims of downed flight MH17, the organisation ...


Boy dies after exorcist tells parents to stop his insulin

A Japanese man who calls himself Dragon God' and claims to have magical healing powers has been accused of killing a...

- The Times - UK

Britain Adopts Black Friday With an All-American Frenzy

Some retailers are trying to dial back, because for a nation that prides itself on decorum, last year was ugly; or, a typical American Black Friday.

- New York Times - US

Tributes for Kiwi dad who died in Perth

Family and friends have paid tribute to a New Zealand father who fell to his death on Wednesday while working at a refinery in Western Australia.

- Stuff - NZ

Racial attack outside Melbourne synagogue caught on camera

An anti-Semitic attack outside a synagogue in Melbourne has been caught on camera and posted online.

- Stuff - NZ

Osborne's lesson in getting away with murder

A joke is the riskiest strategy in any political speech because it invites an instant verdict. If it doesn't work, you...

- The Times - UK

CNN's Erdogan interview

CNN's Becky Anderson interviews Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan who tells her that Turkey will not apologize for downing the Russian warplane.

- CNN Top Stories - US

North, South Korea plan further talks to improve ties after standoff

SEOUL - North and South Korea agreed to hold talks at the vice-minister level next month, after a meeting on Thursday aimed at further easing tensions ...

- Reuters - US

Domestic incident? No, man screaming at 'big' spider

- CNN Top Stories - US

Germany to send jets to back France's anti-ISIL fight

Berlin shifts policy, committing military personnel and hardware, following direct plea from France after Paris attacks.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Iran's Nuclear Report Won't Be Black and White, U.N. Official Says

A report by the United Nations atomic agency on Iran's past nuclear work is unlikely to draw a clear conclusion on whether Tehran had been working on ...

- Wall Street Journal - US

Germany Preparing to Join Fight Against Islamic State

Berlin is preparing to join military intervention against Islamic State in Syria, parliamentary officials said, a move that shows the Paris attacks ...

- Wall Street Journal - US

Venezuela opposition challenging on Chavez family turf

BARINAS, Venezuela " Asdrubal Chavez is a walking tribute to his still-revered cousin as he stumps for congress. Hugo Chavez's eyes peer out from ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Chicago: 'Lord, when is this going to end?'

Marlin Daniels was driving when police pulled him over and said they were tracking cars like his that had been reported stolen.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Fishermen bomb coral reef to land catch off Tanzania

Scientists studying whales and dolphins off the coast of Tanzania have discovered hundreds of fishermen using home-made bombs to fish...

- The Times - UK

El Salvadoran church suspends bishop in sex abuse case

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador " El Salvador's Roman Catholic Church announced Thursday it has suspended one of its bishops, saying he acknowledged ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

2 Men Arrested in Berlin Suspected of Preparing 'Serious Act of Violence'

Berlin police said they carried out two raids targeting Islamists Thursday and arrested two men suspected of preparing to carry out "a serious act of ...

- NDTV - IN | Over 17 000 matrics to rewrite leaked paper

Thousands of Limpopo matrics will have to rewrite their Life Sciences exams after the paper was leaked - predominantly via WhatsApp.

- - ZA

Anne Frank T-shirts and mugs are fine by me

The power of Anne Frank's diary lies in its simplicity: her innermost observations, penned while she and her Jewish family...

- The Times - UK

Turkey charges two newspaper editors with spying

Istanbul court charges two journalists who reported that Turkey sent arms to Islamist Syrian rebels.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Putin says to keep cooperating with U.S.-led coalition over Syria

MOSCOW - Russia will keep cooperating with the United States and its partners to fight Islamic State in Syria, but that cooperation will be in ...

- Reuters - US

Cern scientist's £1.5m geography blunder

For a scientist who once had his finger on the button of the largest particle accelerator in Europe, Michael Crowley-Milling...

- The Times - UK

Obama Compares Syrian Refugees To America's Pilgrims In Thanksgiving Speech

"Nearly four centuries after the Mayflower set sail, the world is still full of pilgrims," Obama said, urging compassion toward Syrian refugees amid ...

- VICE News - US

'You oughta see this guy'

Presidential hopeful Donald Trump offered sensitivity training after appearing to mock a reporter with a disability.

- The Australian - AU

Truce village talks narrow the divide between Koreas

North and South Korean negotiators were edging towards an agreement last night on high-level talks aimed at breaking the bitter...

- The Times - UK

Russia urges nationals in Turkey to return home

Russia's foreign ministry today urged nationals currently in Turkey to return home after tensions with Ankara soared over the downing of a Russian ...

- Times Of India - IN

Hearing set for ex-Wesleyan student in US drug case

NEW HAVEN, Conn. " One of two ex-Wesleyan University students charged with federal crimes in connection with a rash of on-campus drug overdoses is due ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Runway protesters cause chaos at Heathrow

Climate change activists caused traffic chaos around Heathrow yesterday after blocking a major road tunnel into the airport as part...

- The Times - UK

It's been 25 years since the Super Nintendo and Sega Mega Drive were released – what's changed?

Gaming may be a lonelier pusuit now, but there have been positive changes you can console yourselves with too. Let's not act as if neither of us knows ...

- New Statesman - UK

Russia and Turkey Risk an Outright Split Over Warplane

Russia was looking at ways to punish Turkey economically for downing a Russian jet, and the nations' leaders stoked the confrontation with insults.

- New York Times - US

Trump accuses reporter of using his disability to 'grandstand' after being ripped for cruelly mocking him

Never one to back down when he is wrong, 2016 GOP presidential front runner Donald Trump doubled down on his attack on a disabled reporter, accusing ...

- The Raw Story - US

Putin says Assad's fate should be in the hands of Syrian people

MOSCOW " Putin says Assad's fate should be in the hands of Syrian people.

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

"We considered Turkey to be a friendly country," Putin said

- CNN Top Stories - US

Rhodes must fall,' chants the crowd. But bringing down an imperialist's statue won't change the past

Rhodes is a metaphor for the fact that the university is not a fully inclusive space,' says Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh. You've got to look quite hard to spot ...

- New Statesman - UK

Pope Calls for Action Against Islamic Extremism and Climate Change

Pope Francis addressed Islamic extremism in Africa while in Kenya, deploring violence perpetrated in the name of God and warning of ...

- Wall Street Journal - US

Judge brands actress' faked kidnapping a 'sorry tale'

A theatre actress faked her own kidnapping in a desperate attempt to win back her lover - in a plot similar to the book and film Gone Girl .Jessica ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Trump blasted after appearing to mock reporter with disability

Businessman and reality TV star Donald Trump is under fire for mocking a New York Times reporter with a congenital joint condition during a campaign ...

- - US

Dhaka rejects UN demand

Bangladesh has strongly refuted the UN human rights body's statement on war crimes trials, saying it was highly disturbing.'The UN's human rights ...

- The Hindu - IN

Wheelchair driven by eye movements sets inventor free

Patrick Joyce was expected to be dead by now. Instead he has survived to change the lives of other disabled...

- The Times - UK

Putin: Russia to keep cooperating with US-led coalition over Syria but...

MOSCOW  - Russia will keep cooperating with the United States and its partners to fight Islamic State in Syria, but that cooperation will be in ...

- GMA News - PH