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Could ISIS be using puppies as suicide bombers?

ISIS is looking for new and creative ways to inflict their brand of brutality and cause mass casualties, but their apparent newest method may be a new low.

Giant cross installed outside Mosul to mark progress against ISIS

As a village outside the city of Mosul is being rebuilt after its liberation from the Islamic State terror group, a giant cross has been erected on one of its hills to celebrate the victory of faith over "darkness."

One sinkhole may have held 4,000 ISIS victims in Iraq

A sinkhole - once a local curiosity in Iraq - has reportedly been turned into a mass grave for up to 4,000 victims of Islamic State killers.

EU lawmakers approve censoring comments deemed racist

With the specter of populism looming over a critical election year in Europe, the European Parliament has taken an unusual step to crack down on racism and hate speech in its own house.

Ex-boyfriend pleads guilty to murder after searching '16 steps to kill'

An ex-boyfriend pleaded guilty to murdering a department store worker and her colleague lover in a jealous rage after searching “16 steps to kill someone” online.

Vatican battles for control of Pope Francis' image

God's love may be free, but the Vatican says it has a copyright on the pope.

Mexican Catholic Church calls US immigration policies an 'act of terror'

The Archdiocese of Mexico called President Donald Trump’s immigration measures as "migrant terrorism" and said Mexican officials’ reaction is lukewarm and submissive.

Parents sentenced in murder of emaciated teen with untreated diabetes

The parents of a teenage boy who died as a result of starvation and untreated diabetes have been sentenced to life in prison without parole for 25 years.

Philippines president said he would kill his own child in drug war

The foul-mouthed Philippines president who’s bragged about throwing criminals out of helicopters and gunning down drug offenders in the streets has a new target: children as young as 9, including his own son.

WikiLeaks' Assange facing eviction from London's Ecuadorean embassy in June

Candidate has vowed he would evict the alleged whistle-blower from their embassy in London.

North Korea reportedly kills 5 senior officials with antiaircraft guns

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un executed at least five senior officials in the country's Ministry of State Security using antiaircraft guns, the head of South Korea's intelligence services told lawmakers on Monday.

More than 100 Christian families escape Sinai after chilling ISIS threat

Egyptian Christians are fleeing the restive Sinai Peninsula, some with just the clothes on their backs, amid a series of killings and an explicit call by Islamic State for its followers to target the minority group.

Wikileaks' Assange facing eviction from London's Ecuadorean embassy in June

Candidate has vowed he would evict the alleged whistle-blower from their embassy in London.

Video shows beheading of sailor by ISIS-linked terrorists

A German sailor who had survived two months as a hostage of Somali pirates nearly a decade ago was beheaded in the Philippines by Islamic terrorists, a short video released Monday showed, after a deadline to pay the man’s ransom passed.

Carnival parade float crashes in Brazil, injuring 20

A float crashed during Rio de Janeiro's world famous Carnival parade Sunday evening and injured at least 20 people, including three people reported in serious condition, but organizers proceeded with the show.

Seoul pins assassination of Kim Jong Un's half-brother on North Korean government

The assassination of the half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un was directed by North Korea’s ministry of state security and foreign ministry, South Korean lawmakers briefed by the country’s intelligence agency said Monday.

North Korea executes 5 senior security officials over false reports, Seoul says

North Korea executed five senior security officials with anti-aircraft guns because they made false reports that "enraged" leader Kim Jong Un, South Korea's spy agency said Monday.

Egyptian Christians flee Sinai following chilling Islamic State threat

Egyptian Christians are fleeing the restive Sinai Peninsula, some with just the clothes on their backs, amid a series of killings and an explicit call by Islamic State for its followers to target the minority group.

Carnival parade float crashes in Brazil, injuring 8

A float in Rio de Janeiro's world famous Carnival parade crashed Sunday evening, and police said eight people were injured, including at least one in serious condition.

Protesters try to stop backers of French far-right candidate

Demonstrators in western France have tried to block buses carrying supporters of far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen to a campaign rally.

2 kidnapped German archaeologists freed, Nigerian governor says

Nigerian security agents have freed two German archaeologists kidnapped by gunmen from a remote dig, the governor of northern Kaduna state said Sunday.

ISIS terror threat 'is highest since days of IRA,' UK terror laws watchdog says

Islamic State militants are planning "indiscriminate attacks" on UK citizens on a scale similar to those perpetrated by the IRA 40 years ago, the new terrorism watchdog has said.

Afghan official: ISIS militants kill 11 in mosque ambush

At least 10 police officers and the wife of a police commander were killed in an ambush by Islamic States group militants in northern Zawzjan province, a provincial official said.

German student eyed in mowing down pedestrians held on murder charge

A man who mowed down pedestrians in the German city of Heidelberg, killing one man, is being held on suspicion of murder and attempted murder, authorities said Sunday.

Iran begins navy drill off Strait of Hormuz as US newly wary

Iran's navy began an annual drill Sunday near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, its first major exercise since the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump, state television reported.

Iran's navy begins annual drill off Strait of Hormuz

Iran's navy has begun an annual drill near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, its first major exercise since the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump.

Former Iranian president sent Trump a letter discussing immigration

Iranian media published a letter on Sunday sent from Iran's former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to President Donald Trump, discussing immigration and the United States’ wars in the Middle East.

Malaysia: Kim Jong Nam died 'within 15-20 minutes' of poisoning

Malaysia's health minister said Sunday that the dose of nerve agent given to North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's half brother was so high that it killed him "within 15-20 minutes."

Iraq: Officials recapture new neighborhood in Mosul

A senior commander said Iraqi militarized police captured a neighborhood in western Mosul on Sunday morning amid clashes with Islamic State militants.

Egypt put off plans to raise entry visa price for visitors

Egyptian officials say plans to more than double charges for entry visas paid by foreign visitors arriving in the country have been put off until July 1.

Iraq: Officials recapture new neighborhood in Mosul

A senior commander says Iraqi militarized police captured a neighborhood in western Mosul on Sunday morning amid clashes with Islamic State militants.

Indonesia, Australia agree to free trade, closer naval cooperation

Indonesian and Australian leaders on Sunday committed to free trade and closer naval cooperation as they urged countries in the Asia-Pacific region with competing territorial claims to obey international law.

Malaysia says airport safe, autopsy shows nerve agent effect

Malaysia's health minister said Sunday autopsy results suggested a nerve agent caused "very serious paralysis" that killed the exiled half brother of North Korea's leader, as police completed a sweep of the budget terminal where he was poisoned and declared it safe of any toxin.

Conditions deteriorate in west Mosul as Iraqi advances slow

The Iraqi advance into Mosul's western half slowed Saturday as combat turned to urban warfare and Iraqi forces met stiff resistance from the Islamic State group. Hundreds of civilians poured out of Mosul on foot following the advances, but the vast majority of 750,000 estimated to still be in the ...

Cops caught having sex in patrol car while ignoring robbery call

Two cops in Argentina were caught on video during their hot pursuit – as they had sex in their patrol car while ignoring a radio call about a robbery, according to a report.

Twin attacks on Syrian security buildings kill at least 32, Al Qaeda-linked group claims responsibility

Twin attacks on two Syrian security offices in the central city of Homs Saturday killed at least 32 people, including a senior security official who heads the feared Military Intelligence services, state media and officials reported.

Suspect in Kim Jong Nam attack says she got $90 for a prank

The Indonesian woman who is one of the suspects in the killing of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's half brother said she was paid $90 for what she believed was a prank, an Indonesian official said Saturday.

At least 30 dead in twin attacks on Syrian security buildings

At least 30 people were killed, including a branch director of the feared Military Intelligence services, in a pair of attacks on two security locations in the central Syrian city of Homs on Saturday, state media and officials reported.

Nigerian kidnappers demand $200,000 for German scientists

The worker said he heard a man make the demand in a telephone call Thursday to the site's supervisor. The caller warned him not to involve police or security forces, said the worker, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to reporters.

Christians flee Egypt's Sinai after militant killings

Suspected Islamic militants gunned down a Christian man inside his home in northern Sinai, officials and a priest said Friday, the latest in a string of sectarian killings there that has sent hundreds of Christians fleeing and raised accusations the government is failing to protect the community.

Attacks near Syria town captured from ISIS kill 60

At least two attacks Friday near a Syrian town just captured by Turkish forces and Syrian opposition fighters from the Islamic State group killed more than 60, mostly civilians and including two Turkish soldiers, as the group retreats from one of its last remaining strongholds in northern Syria, ...

Russian ballet dancer released from Gitmo fights return to homeland

The day before Donald Trump took the presidential helm from Barack Obama, a former Russian ballet dancer, Ravil Mingazov, was granted the last seat on the last Middle East-bound plane as the final detainee released from Guantanamo Bay.

Venezuela denounces France for treatment of 'world's worst skier'

Apparently the French officials didn’t believe that Adrian Solano was actually a professional skier – asking him if there was even snow in Venezuela and accusing of him of trying to illegally immigrate to the European nation.

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Venezuela denounces France for treat of 'world's worst skier'

Apparently the French officials didn’t believe that Adrian Solano was actually a professional skier – asking him if there was even snow in Venezuela and accusing of him of trying to illegally immigrate to the European nation.

Dutch boat docks off coast of Guatemala to offer abortions in international waters

The boat arrived in the Pacific port of Quetzal on Wednesday and planned to stay five days.

Dutch boat offering abortions to Guatemalans detained by army

A Dutch boat, aimed at helping woman get abortions, was reportedly detained by Guatemala’s army on Thursday.

Iraqi forces enter western Mosul, take full control of airport from Islamic State

Iraqi forces pushed into the first neighborhood in western Mosul on Friday and took full control of the international airport on the city's southwestern edge from the Islamic State group, according to Iraqi officials.

Car bomb attack near Syrian town captured from ISIS kills 35

Turkey's news agency says a car bomb north of a town just captured by Turkish forces and Syrian opposition fighters from Islamic State militants has killed at least 35 people.

Malaysia says VX nerve agent used in killing of North Korean leader's half brother

The banned chemical weapon VX nerve agent was used to kill Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean ruler's outcast half brother who was attacked by two women who rubbed the substance on his face at the airport in Malaysia's capital last week, police said Friday.