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At the snowiest WEF meeting in 18 years, who is in focus?
DAVOS, Switzerland - At the World Economic Forum, which is set to begin on Tuesday in Davos, Switzerland, over 3,000 of the worldâ€™s elites from business, finance,Â politics and public aff
Bloody siege at Kabul Hotel ends after 12 hours, 19 dead
KABUL, Afghanistan - At least 19 people were killed and 12 others wounded after gunmen stormed Kabulâ€™s prominent Intercontinental Hotel late on Saturday.Â
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Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul comes under horrific attack
KABUL, Afghanistan - In what came as the latest attack in a series of terrorist attacks to target Afghanistan, a group of three or four gunmen attacked a prominent western-style hotel in the countr
Afghanistan Searches for Answers to Deadly Hotel Attack
KABUL - The deadly assault on the Hotel Intercontinental in Kabul over the weekend, which devastated one of Afghanistan's three main airlines with the killing of many of its foreign pilots, has expos
Kabul hotel attack toll at least 22: Officials
Kabu - At least 22 people are now known to have died when Taliban militants slaughtered guests at a luxury Kabul hotel, Afghan officials said on Monday, as fears grew that the attackers may have had i
Azerbaijan employs combat drone against Karabakh soldiers
PanARMENIAN.Net - Azerbaijan employed a combat drone against the Armenian soldiers of the Nagorno Karabakh Defense Army units on Saturday, January 20, releasing a hand grenade in an ordinary mug. "Ir
Pray for me: Kabul hotel guests plea during bloody siege
Kabul - As gunmen went on a night-time rampage through Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel on Saturday, Aziz Tayeb posted a desperate plea on Facebook: "Pray for me. I may die." The telecom executive hid
India condemns Kabul hotel attack
New Delhi [India], Jan. 21 (ANI): India on Sunday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, which claimed 18 lives. "We express our sincere condolences to the fam
Kabul hotel attack: Death toll at 18, may cross 40
Kabul [Afghanistan], Jan 21 (ANI): The official death toll in the Saturday's attack at central Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel was 18, according to government sources. Out of the 18 people, 14 of them
18 dead in 12-hour Taliban siege at luxury Kabul hotel
Kabul - Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Kabul and killed at least 18 people including 14 foreigners, sparking a 12-hour battle that left terrified guests scrambling to escape and parts of the buildin
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A Pioneering Woman of Science Reâ€‘Emerges After 300 Years
Maria Sibylla Merian captivated Europeans with her studies of insects, only to later have her work largely dismissed. Now, her findings are being celebrated again.
A Motherâ€™s Love? Of Course. Her Citizenship? Not So Fast.
Laws in 27 countries say that only fathers, not mothers, confer their nationality on a child. If Dad is dead or missing, Baby may wind up stateless.
Suriname: Judges Say President’s Trial Over Killings in 1982 Should Continue
The trial of President DÃ©si Bouterse in the killings of 15 political opponents must resume despite an amnesty law, Surinameâ€™s high court has ruled.
The Shade of This Oranje Is Fading Fast
Iceland's 1-0 victory over the Dutch in Amsterdam and Turkey's 3-0 whipping of the Netherlands herald a major shift in the balance of power in Europe.
Suriname: Leader Named to New Term
Surinameâ€™s Parliament gave the former military dictator Desi Bouterse a second term as president on Tuesday with no opposition â€” or even a formal vote.
Suriname: Despite Checkered Past, President Seems Set for New Term
President Desi Bouterse, a former military leader convicted in 1999 in the Netherlands of drug trafficking, appeared to be on course for a second term in Suriname.
A New Holiday Tradition for the Dutch: Arguing About Blackface
A celebration of St. Nicholas in the Netherlands now includes an annual fight over the traditional depiction of his dark-skinned helper, Black Pete.
Armadillo to AÃ§aÃ: Flavors of a World Cup Journey
The Frugal Travelerâ€™s route to the soccer tournament was adventurous â€” and so were some of his meals.
To the Cup, the Long Way Round
Why take an expensive direct flight to the World Cup in Brazil, when you can take a more adventurous journey through four countries over 16 days?
Getting to the Heart of Suriname
As he winds his way to the World Cup, the Frugal Traveler stops in Suriname, where he travels in the interior by boat, and experiences a chaotic slice of the capital.
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