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We can now preload the open beta of 'Ghost Recon: Wildlands'

New to the Ghost Recon series, however, is the open-world aspect, which Ubisoft is known for doing through its Assassin's Creed and Far Cry franchises. It...


Caught on Camera: Teens fall into icy pond in Central Park

Ethan Turnbull, 24, was with a friend when they saw the teens get into trouble while dancing and taking "selfies" on the ice. He said the children were "screa...


Welsh Muslim school teacher escorted from plane in Iceland

Miah, 25, was one of four school staff accompanying the children, aged 12-15, on a trip to NY, that included a one-night stopover in Reykjavik, Iceland. Current...


Merkel Calls for Joint Fight With Russia Against Terror Despite Differences

Today's conference in the Bavarian capital is Merkel's first face-to-face meeting with senior figure in the new US administration and Pence's first trip oversea...


RCMP intercepts 22 asylum seekers overnight in Manitoba

Under a Canada-US agreement, asylum-seekers from the United States are generally turned back at Canada's border crossings. There has been a surge of asylum se...


Russia's ambassador to United Nations dies in NYC at 64

Calling Churkin an excellent diplomat who deserved great respect, ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said the ambassador's death is a loss not only for Russian Fede...


J&K: Infiltration bid foiled in Rajouri sector, terrorist killed

Report said that on Monday night, after observing suspicious movement BSF men challenged a group who responded with indiscriminate firing. As the suspected mili...


MPs debate Trump's state visit to Britain

A YouGov survey of 1,705 British adults found that 49 per cent thought the state visit should go ahead, while 36 per cent thought it should be cancelled and 1...


Drew Peterson transferred from state custody to federal custody

U.S. Attorney's Office Northern District spokesman Joe Fitzpatrick said the office was unaware of any federal charges against Peterson. His name appears on the ...


Asean foreign ministers push dialogues to ease sea tension

The first meeting of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Foreign Ministers under the Philippine chairmanship this year is scheduled to be held in Bor...


Syrian opposition hopes Geneva talks catalyse political transition

But he told a weekend security conference in Munich , "it is time to try again". "We can not address the profound security threats ... while Assad remains in...


Flynn resigns as national security adviser

The GOP's lack of enthusiasm about investigating the Trump White House comes as Capitol Hill Republicans struggle to come to terms with a new administration tha...


Decomposing body found in Mt Macedon

The body was found by a bushwalker about 12.30pm on Monday - reportedly near, or under some logs. Police are now appealing to anybody who may have been walkin...


Defense Wins: Private Azaria to Start Serving Sentence March 5

The three-judge panel in a Tel Aviv military court also sentenced Sgt. Elor Azaria to a year's probation and a demotion of rank to private. He will request ...


Supreme Court will hear case on border shooting of Mexican national

In both cases, a key precedent is a 2008 Supreme Court decision that said inmates being held at Guantanamo Bay, the USA naval base in Cuba, have constitutional ...


Azerbaijan strongman names wife to position

Her father Arif Pashayev is a wealthy and successful businessman in Azerbaijan. Voters cleared the way for the creation of the offices of vice president and f...


European Commission breached fundamental rights in Irish tax decision, says Apple

The EC said Apple had received illegal state aid in its tax deal with Ireland and that it therefore owed that country 13 billion euros (approximately $13.7 bi...


Israel attempts to divert global attention from Palestinians' plight

But he did not appear to endorse an all-our war on Israel, saying instead that it's a "cancerous tumor" that requires a "step by step" treatment. In his 33-mi...


Britain faces "very hefty" Brexit bill, years of talks - Juncker

It's not strictly a charge for leaving since it comprises various financial commitments made during the U.K.'s membership of the bloc, such as pension obligatio...


No evidence of shooting at Ben Taub Hospital, chief says

Chief Acevedo told Click2Houston his officers are conducting a secondary search before declaring an all-clear. Ben Taub is one of the major trauma centers i...


Austrian Court Approves Ukrainian Oligarch's Extradition to US

News reports tie him to business dealings with lobbyist Paul Manafort, an adviser to Donald Trump during his US presidential election campaign. Mr Firtash (51...


Investigation in death of Kim conducted in impartial manner, says Malaysian diplomat

Malaysian police have detained four suspects - a Vietnamese woman, an Indonesian woman, a Malaysian man, and North Korean man - and are on the hunt for four oth...


Dozens of headstones toppled at US Jewish cemetery

Security camera footage is being reviewed by police but they have yet to call the vandalism a hate crime. "It is reported that more than 100 headstones were ...


Alibaba's Ant Financial expands to Korea with $200M investment in Kakao Pay

The partnership also means that the 450 million users of Alipay, Ant Financial's third-party payments platform, will be able to use the app to pay at over 34,00...


Donald Trump speech, riots put Sweden in spotlight

The president might have been referring to a segment aired Friday night on the Fox News show "Tucker Carlson Tonight". Swedish police are investigating a rio...


France's Le Pen refuses headscarf to meet Lebanon's mufti

The Grand Mufti's press office said that Le Pen's delegation had been informed of the headscarf requirement before the meeting. Speaking shortly after it em...


Stowe Mountain Resort Sold for $50 Million Dollars

Just wait until next year, when it costs about half as much to ski and ride at Stowe Mountain Resort as it does this season. Stowe Mountain Resort will be ...


Opel jobs have not been guaranteed, says German deputy economy minister

At the meeting, Mrs. German Sunday paper Bild am Sonntag reported that PSA's general counsel Olivier Bourges had told two deputy ministers and an adviser to C...


Parts of South Sudan experiencing starvation - government official

The catastrophe is most severe in the towns of Leer, Koch and Mayendit, which have grappled with extreme hunger, along with fighting, massacres and gang rapes, ...


Mass Overdose Hits Melbourne's Electric Parade Music Festival

More than 20 people are reportedly in a critical condition after overdosing on GHB at Melbourne's Electric Parade festival last night (February 18). Paramed...


United Nations declares 'famine' in parts of South Sudan

Nearly half the population, or 6.2 million people, are facing acute food insecurity and in need of humanitarian assistance. War broke out just two years after...


Iraqi military launches offensive on west Mosul

US -backed coalition forces have captured most of the eastern part of the city, the self-declared capital of the Islamic State (IS) militants' "caliphate" in I...


Pakistan to boycott South Asian Speakers' meet in India

Earlier in January 2016, Speakers of Parliament from South Asia had met for the first time in Dhaka and discussed ways and concrete action for the Parliaments o...


Palestinians must agree to conditions before peace

Its present government fully supports the Jewish settlers in their criminal activity of demolishing Palestinian homes and expropriation of their lands. "We ...


Abike Dabiri calls for end to violence against Nigerians in South Africa

There was no independent verification of the claimed number of deaths, which may have been the result of wider criminal activities rather than anti-immigrant se...