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A knife attacker stabbed eight people on the street in Russia’s far northern city of Surgut before being shot by police, investigators said on Aug. 19.
The knife attack in western Finland that left two people dead and seven others wounded is "a likely terror act," Finland’s intelligence agency said on Aug. 19
The British government urgently needs to prevent British citizens from joining a violent organization with a record of war crimes, a report from a London-based think tank said, referring to the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).
Several people were stabbed in the southwestern Finnish city of Turku on Aug. 18, police said after shooting and arresting a suspect
The number of asylum seekers who illegally crossed the United States border into Canada more than tripled last month, according to Canadian government data released on Aug. 17, as migrants worried about the U.S. administration's immigration crackdown head north.
North Korea warned the United States that it will never put its nuclear weapons program on the negotiating table as long as the Trump administration keeps up its "hostile policy and nuclear threat."
Two psychologists who helped design the CIA's post-9/11 interrogation program settled a lawsuit Aug. 17 by detainees alleging they were illegally tortured.
A group of Californians has submitted yet another initiative to secede from the United States as the country is gripped by one of its worst political crisis in recent history.
A Turkish citizen was among those injured in the deadly Barcelona terror attack on Aug. 17, the Turkish Embassy in Madrid stated on Aug. 18
The United Nations hopes for “serious negotiation” between the government and a still-to-be-formed unified Syrian opposition in October or November, the U.N. Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura said yesterday.
Lebanon's parliament abolished on Aug. 16 a law that absolves rapists if they marry their victims, joining other Arab states that have repealed "marry-your-rapist" laws in recent weeks.
Qatari pilgrims began arriving in Saudi Arabia yesterday, Saudi media reported, after Riyadh said it was opening up its border and airports for those attending the annual haj pilgrimage despite a diplomatic rift that cut travel ties
Indian and Chinese soldiers yelled and hurled stones at one another in the high Himalayas in Indian-controlled Kashmir, Indian officials said Aug. 16 after the altercation that escalates tensions between two nations already engaged in a lengthy border standoff elsewhere.
North Korea’s leader has delayed a decision on firing missiles towards Guam while he watches U.S. actions a little longer, the North’s state media said on Aug. 15, as South Korea’s president said Seoul would seek to prevent war by all means.
There will be no war on the Korean peninsula, South Korean President Moon Jae-In said on Aug. 17, saying Seoul effectively had a veto over the United States military action in response to the North's nuclear and missile programmes.
A Turkish national was among at least 18 people killed in an attack in Burkina Faso by suspected jihadists, Turkey’s foreign ministry said on Aug. 14
Tensions remained high in Kenya on Aug. 13 after 11 people died in violent protests and the opposition stood by its demand that the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta be overturned.
The death toll from massive mudslides in Sierra Leone’s capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a beach and workers searched for an untold number of people buried in their homes.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis will visit Turkey in the coming days, Turkish Presidential Spokesperson İbrahim Kalın stated on Aug. 17.
United Nations Cyprus mediator Espen Barth Eide has quit to pursue a political career in Norway, the United Nations said on Aug. 14, after U.N.- backed talks to broker peace between Greek and Turkish Cypriots ended in acrimony last month.
Turkish police have said they were working with Australian authorities to investigate a foiled plot to bomb an Etihad Airways flight using explosives which Canberra said were flown in from Turkey.
An Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant sought by Interpol was apprehended during an anti-terror operation in Istanbul.