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  • CANBERRA, Australia— With the dust still not settled from one of Australia's closest-ever elections, competing political factions have begun issuing demands— from banning Muslim immigration, scrapping a trade deal with China to imposing curbs on gambling— in return for supporting government legislation in the next Senate. The final makeup of a more...

  • Paramedics push out a stretcher after a reported explosion.at Turkey's largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk

    It's been a bloody Ramadan, with terrorist attacks killing and wounding hundreds of people around the world, The NY Times reports.

  • *Bangladesh army says most victims in restaurant were foreigners. DHAKA, July 2- Islamist militants killed 20 people, including at least nine Italians, seven Japanese and an American, inside an upmarket restaurant in Bangladesh's capital, before security forces stormed the building and ended a 12- hour standoff on Saturday. The gunmen, who stormed the busy...

  • *Bangladesh army says most victims in restaurant were foreigners. DHAKA, July 2- Islamist militants killed 20 people, including at least nine Italians, seven Japanese and an American, inside an upmarket restaurant in Bangladesh's capital, before security forces stormed the building and ended a 12- hour standoff on Saturday. The gunmen, who stormed the busy...

  • *Bangladesh army says most victims in restaurant were foreigners. DHAKA, July 2- Islamist militants killed 20 people, including at least nine Italians and seven Japanese, inside an upmarket restaurant in Bangladesh's capital, before security forces stormed the building and ended a 12- hour standoff on Saturday. The gunmen, who stormed the busy restaurant in...

  • *Bangladesh army says most victims in restaurant were foreigners. *Country's $26 bln garment sector likely to be hurt. DHAKA, July 2- Islamist militants killed 20 people, including at least nine Italians and seven Japanese, inside an upmarket restaurant in Bangladesh's capital, before security forces stormed the building and ended a 12- hour standoff on...

  • *Bangladesh army says most victims in restaurant were foreigners. *Country's $26 bln garment sector likely to be hurt. DHAKA, July 2- Islamist militants killed 20 people, including at least nine Italians, inside an upmarket restaurant in Bangladesh's capital, before security forces stormed the building and ended a 12- hour standoff on Saturday.

  • Standardization might spur the sukuk market over the next three-to-five years, S&P’s director of Islamic finance said on Thursday.

  • ISE-SHIMA, Japan, May 26- Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe escorted Group of Seven leaders to the Shinto religion's holiest site on Thursday before a summit covering topics from risks to the global economy to refugees and China's maritime assertiveness. President Barack Obama and other G7 partners one-by-one at Ise Grand Shrine in central Japan, dedicated...

  • ISE-SHIMA, May 26- Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe was set to escort Group of Seven leaders to the Shinto religion's holiest site on Thursday before a summit covering topics from risks to the global economy to refugees and China's maritime assertiveness. President Barack Obama and other G7 partners to the expansive grounds of Ise Grand Shrine in central...

  • ISE-SHIMA, May 26- Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe was set to escort Group of Seven leaders to the Shinto religion's holiest site on Thursday ahead of a summit that will cover topics from risks to the global economy to China's maritime assertiveness. President Barack Obama and other G7 partners to the expansive grounds of Ise Grand Shrine in central Japan,...

  • Sadiq Khan, Mayor Of London

    New Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says he won't visit the United States if Trump is president, TIME reports.

  • Fire torches historic New York City church

    The Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava was set ablaze on the same day parishioners celebrated Easter mass.

  • Iran airport

    Iran is trying to re-engage with the global economy after years under crushing sanctions, and its airports will be important links to the outside world. Here’s what the airport in central Tehran looks like on the inside.

  • LONDON, April 27- " King Abdulaziz and the men who worked with him for the establishment of the state did not depend on oil and they established the kingdom without oil, and they ran this state without oil, and they lived in this state without oil," Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in an televised interview on Monday. But if modern Saudi Arabia was...

  • Church of England offering divine guidance for Brexit

    The Church publishes a prayer on its website to be used by churches and individuals ahead of the vote on June 23.

  • Life in extreme conditions, flower growing from nothing

    Six months after Zambia called for a national day of prayer to lift its currency, the unit is now one of the best performing in the world.

  • April 5- Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant on Tuesday signed a far-reaching law allowing people with religious objections to deny wedding services to same-sex couples and protecting other actions considered discriminatory by gay rights activists. Mississippi is the latest state drawing national protest for a law seen as anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

  • April 5- Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant on Tuesday signed a far-reaching law allowing people with religious objections to deny wedding services to same-sex couples and protecting other actions considered discriminatory by gay rights activists. Mississippi is latest state drawing national protest for a law seen as anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

  • It's time to stop letting states like North Carolina pass anti-LGBT laws. We need a federal equality law, says Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson.