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US long watched Soleimani, but feared risks of a strike

Sat, 01/04/2020 - 18:18
Previous presidents have considered whether to target Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani and decided against it

Legal basis for US killing of Iran general depends on threat

Sat, 01/04/2020 - 18:13
It’s not clear whether President Donald Trump had the legal authority to order the killing of a top Iranian general in Iraq

AP Photos: Disabled Romanian children given chance to shine

Sat, 01/04/2020 - 11:09
During Romania’s communist era, children with disabilities were shunned, often locked away in institutions or kept at home and deprived of schooling and social interactions

At Baghdad funeral procession for Qasim Soleimani, calls for retaliation against the United States

Sat, 01/04/2020 - 11:00
The ceremonies on Friday, for Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, an Iraqi militia leader, were attended by thousands of people.

Australia fires intensify as prime minister calls up army reservists

Sat, 01/04/2020 - 08:44
Record temperatures and strong winds were fueling the inferno, threatening lives and property over a vast swath of the country.

Search in Cambodia resumes after building collapse kills 5

Sat, 01/04/2020 - 07:36
Rescuers in Cambodia are working for a second day to see if there are any more survivors from a building collapse that killed at least five people and injured about 20

Indonesia capital floods leave 43 dead, 397,000 displaced

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 18:53
The death toll from floods in Indonesia’s capital has risen to 43 as rescuers found more bodies amid receding floodwaters

Netflix show returns late Argentine prosecutor to spotlight

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 18:12
Almost five years later, the death of Alberto Nisman, the prosecutor who led the investigation into the deadliest terrorist attack in Argentina’s history, still perplexes Argentines

Legal basis for US killing of Iran general depends on threat

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 18:04
Did President Donald Trump have legal authority to order the killing of a top Iranian general in Iraq? The short answer: Probably

Australia braces for bush fire crisis to worsen amid scorching heat, high winds through the weekend

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 17:50
Bush fires are forecast to significantly spread through the weekend as heat and strong winds combine to fuel the flames.

After killing of military commander, Iran vows revenge on U.S.

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 17:06
The death of Qasem Soleimani, a feared Iranian operator, puts region on edge.

Cycle of revenge: What’s next after killing of Iran general?

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 16:46
The unprecedented killing of Iran’s top general in a U.S. airstrike in Iraq has sent shockwaves across the Middle East, with Iran and its allies vowing revenge amid fears of an all-out war

Iranians demonstrate in support of slain military commander

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 16:25
Iranian officials have called the killing of Qasem Soleimani a “heinous crime,” while some residents expressed worry about an escalating conflict with the United States.

U.S. killing of Iran’s top commander rattles European allies

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 15:43
European leaders are warning of the potential for a violent blowback.

Bolivia’s election tribunal sets May date for new presidential election

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 14:53
Former president Evo Morales is in self-imposed exile in Argentina and barred from running, but he plans to manage his party’s campaign.

Indonesian capital reels from floods that leave 47 dead

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 14:31
Tens of thousands of Indonesians are crammed in emergency shelters waiting for floodwaters to recede in and around the capital, Jakarta, as the death toll from massive New Year’s flooding reached 47

‘A more dangerous world’: US killing triggers global alarm

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 14:13
Global powers are warning that the American airstrike responsible for killing Iran’s top general made the world more dangerous

Iran vows revenge for U.S. killing of top commander as Trump sends more troops

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 13:45
The death of Qasem Soleimani in a drone strike has sent tensions rippling across the Middle East.

Israelis quietly hail Soleimani killing as they brace for retaliation

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 13:42
The Iranian commander was seen a major force behind terrorist attacks on Israel.

Carlos Ghosn walked out of his home alone, security camera footage shows

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 13:34
More details of Ghosn’s dramatic escape are emerging, as criticism mounts in Japan.