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August 28, 2017 10:20 AM UN chief hails Kuwaiti leader’s efforts to mediate GCC crisis

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Gutierrez paid tribute to the Amir of Kuwait Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah for his leading humanitarian role and strenuous efforts to defuse the Gulf crisis, according to KUNA. “It is an enormous honour and pleasure to be in Kuwait again and very clearly pay tribute not only to what has been the humanitarian 29

August 27, 2017 8:40 PM ‘No agenda but peace, understanding’ – UN backs Kuwaiti mediation

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: Visiting UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Sunday appreciated His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s leading humanitarian role, and efforts to contain the Gulf crisis. Speaking during a meeting with His Highness the Amir, Guterres said it was an enormous honor and pleasure to be in Kuwait again and “very clearly 61

August 23, 2017 5:00 AM It’s time to drop the myth of ‘Donald the Dove’

Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter. Once upon a time, President Trump was portrayed as a peacemaker. On the campaign trail, he talked up his belated opposition to the Iraq War and suggested he would 67

August 19, 2017 2:56 PM Eight injured in Russia stabbing case, ISIS claims responsibly

At least eight people have been injured in the central Russian city of Surgut after a man started stabbing people with knife on the main road. As per Anadolu News report, the suspected attacker has been shot dead by the police after the assault. Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has taken responsibility of the attack, the group’s Amaq news agency 32

August 18, 2017 6:57 PM The Latest: Spanish towns race to put up concrete barriers

The leading newspaper in Spain's northeastern Catalonia region says beach towns are installing concrete barriers on popular pedestrian walkways to try to prevent the kind of attack that saw a van plow through tourists walking on a famed Barcelona promenade. La Vanguardia reported Friday that barriers were installed in the popular Mediterranean tourist 73

August 18, 2017 3:23 AM The Latest: Catalan govt ties attacks in Cambrils, Barcelona

The Catalan government says an attack in the seaside resort town of Cambrils is linked to the vehicle attack on a popular Barcelona promenade that killed 13 people. The region's Interior Minister Joaquin Forn told local radio RAC1 early Friday that the Cambrils attack "follows the same trail. There is a connection." He did not explain what connected 75

August 17, 2017 5:18 PM Van Hits Pedestrians in Barcelona, Killing at Least 1 in Terror Attack

Mr. Fleming said that the street was deserted, with the exception of police officers with guns drawn or in riot gear. “It’s just kind of a tense situation,” The A.P. reported him as saying. “Clearly people were scared.” American counterterrorism officials in Washington said they were in contact with Spanish authorities to offer any assistance, but underscored 23

August 17, 2017 1:21 AM Migrant crisis: Spain rescues 600 people in busiest day

Spain's coastguard says it has rescued 600 migrants crossing from Morocco in a 24-hour period amid a spike in the number of migrant arrivals. The rescued migrants were in 15 vessels including toy paddleboats and a jet ski and included 35 children and a baby. The UN says more than 9,000 people have arrived in Spain so far this year - three times as many as the previous 18

August 14, 2017 12:21 PM The Daily 202: Evidence of climate change abounds amid extreme weather in the Pacific Northwest

A man sunbathes last week in view of the Space Needle, which is partially obscured by wildfire smoke covering the region from British Columbia fires. Soggy Seattle clocked the wettest winter on record just months ago. Then the city went in the other extreme: its longest dry streak ever. (Elaine Thompson/AP) SEATTLE — This city known for its rain just went a record-breaking 80

August 12, 2017 6:11 PM Inside the air campaign against ISIS in Iraq

In an interview with 'The Jerusalem Post,' US Deputy Commanding General Andrew A. Croft maps the challenges coalition and Iraqi forces faced in the battle for Mosul. In June, Islamic State’s fighters in Mosul had been pushed back to a warren of small streets in Mosul. On June 21, with a few square kilometers of territory still under their command, they blew up the iconic 54