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U.K. Parliament Will Debate Banning Donald Trump From the Country

The United Kingdom Parliament will debate banning GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump from the country later this month.<p>Ministers will consider …

Donald Trump

House Speaker Paul Ryan: Obama's actions on guns as 'a distraction'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> House Speaker Paul Ryan ripped President Barack Obama on Wednesday, saying he should be more focused on combating terrorism than issuing new executive actions to address gun sales.<p>"I think it would be nice if he would actually focus on defeating ISIS, on calling radical Islamic …

Guns

Assad forces 'build up' troops in Syrian Golan

Fierce fighting between Syrian government forces and armed opposition groups has continued in the Quneitra province of the country's southwest as locals report a massive build-up of troops and pro-government militias in several towns.<p>Opposition groups retook Quneitra after the Syrian army briefly …

Middle East

The Latest: Insider says Saudis decided 'enough was enough'

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The latest developments after Saudi Arabia executes a prominent opposition Shiite cleric convicted of terrorism charges, sparking anger in Iran and among Shiites across the region (All times local).<p>1:45 a.m.<p>A person familiar with the Saudi government's thinking in …

South Asia

Radisson boss undeterred by Mali terror attack

The boss of the Radisson hotel chain said the company will press on with its emerging market expansion plans in the wake of November's tragedy<p>When the luxury hotel in Mali that had been attacked by Islamic militants in November re-opened last month, it was hailed as a triumph over terrorism.<p>Ibrahim …

Russia has a 'plan B' for Syria that would allow it to 'redefine the international order'

Russia's pattern of airstrikes in Syria indicate that it is preparing a "plan B" should the regime fail to restore a central Syrian state and be forced to retreat to a fragment of government-held territory along the Mediterranean.<p>"A second option [for Russia] is to fall back to the defensible parts …

Middle East

Britain issues careful condemnation of ally Saudi Arabia

Government has been criticised for failing to condemn directly the execution of a prominent Shia cleric<p>Britain has issued its mildest possible condemnation of its close ally Saudi Arabia for executing a prominent Shia cleric as part of a mass execution of 47 alleged “terrorists”.<p>The government had …

Starvation as a tool of war in Syria | Politics

Fighting from within, bombed from above, and now starvation.<p>Syria's struggling population continues to dwindle as lives are lost to war and hunger.<p>More than half of all Syrians are in need of humanitarian assistance.<p>The UN says it is unable to help around two million children because they're …

Middle East

Suspected UK extremist and English-speaking boy warn of attacks in Isis clip

Intelligence agencies investigate after video purportedly showing murder of five people is presented by British-sounding man and boy in military fatigues<p>An extremist suspected to be British and a young English-speaking boy have appeared in a new Islamic State propaganda video that appears to show …

Terrorism