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Feb 01 2016

Syria says 45 killed in Damascus area blast

The Obama administration is hoping the negotiations will bring to an end the almost five-year-old Syrian war, which has emerged as a significant obstacle to US efforts to...

Feb 01 2016

Carriers, cruises offer refunds on Zika concerns

American Airlines also said it would allow pregnant women and their companions to do the same if they have a note from their doctor, according to its policy posted on ...

Feb 01 2016

Schumer urges 3-point federal plan to fight Zika virus

Meanwhile, the Ministry is advising persons, particularly pregnant women, to take extra precautions to prevent being bitten by the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes which transm...

Feb 01 2016

Killed in Damascus Area Blast, ISIS Claims Responsibility

Social media accounts associated with the Islamic State said the extremist group had taken responsibility for the blast. The Sayeda Zeinab shrine area witnessed heavy c...

Feb 01 2016

Greece-bound migrants drown off Turkish coast

The Turkish coast guard said in a statement that nine victims were trapped inside the capsized craft as patrol boats picked up 75 survivors and continued to search for ot...