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UN rights chief condemns murder of 21 Christians in Libya

New York, Feb 18 (IBNS): The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has said on Tuesday that the beheading of 21 Christian men in Libya was a “vile crime targeting people on the basis of their religion” and urged Libyans to unite against extremists.

American ISIS hostage Kayla Jean Mueller declared dead

Kolkata, Feb 10 (IBNS): USA aid worker, Kayla Jean Mueller, who was held hostage by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), has been declared dead after her family received an e-mail from the terrorist organisation on Tuesday.

US Deputy Secretary of State to visit 3 Asian nations

Washington, Feb 5 (IBNS): US Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit some Asian nations next week, the White House has said.

NY:Train hits SUV, 6 killed

New Delhi, Feb 4 (IBNS): At least six people were killed as a commuter train slammed into a S.U.V. in Valhalla, north of New York City on Tuesday, media reports said on Wednesday.

Obama arrives in Saudi Arabia, pays respects to late king's kin

Riyadh, Jan 27 (IBNS): US President Barack Obama on Tuesday arrived in Saudi Arabia to pay his respects to late king Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud's family members after ending his three-day visit to India.

"Device" recovered from White House

New Delhi, Jan 26 (IBNS) The US Secret Service has recovered a "device" from the grounds of the White House, but it did not appear an "ongoing threat," a spokesman said on Monday.

Fighter jets escort passenger planes to Atlanta Airport after bomb threat

New York, Jan 25 (IBNS): Two passenger flights were made to be escorted to the Atlanta Airport by two F-16 fighter jets after they received terror threats, media reports said on Sunday.

US Secretary condemns ISIL murder of Japanese Hostage

Washington, Jan 25 (IBNS): US Secretary of State John Kerry has condemned the murder of Japanese hostage Haruna Yukawa by militant group Islamic State (IS).

US Secretary John Kerry condemns rocket attacks in Ukraine

Washington, Jan 25 (IBNS): US Secretary of State John Kerry has strongly condemned the Russian separatists backed attacks in Ukraine government-held port of Mariupol which claimed at least 20 lives.

Tonight, we turn the page: Obama

Washington, Jan 21 (IBNS): US President Barack Obama has said a growing economy, shrinking deficits, bustling industry, and booming energy production have helped the country from rising out of recession.

Shots fired outside Joe Biden's residence

Washington, Jan 18 (IBNS) Multiple gun shots were fired outside US Vice-President Joe Biden's residence in Delaware, media reports said on Sunday.

One killed in Florida mall attack

Florida, Jan 17 (IBNS): At least one person was killed during a shooting at at Melbourne Square Mall in central Florida on Saturday, media reports said.

Kerry to visit Paris on Thursday

Rawalpindi/ Washington, Jan 12 (IBNS) US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday said he will visit Paris on Thursday to show solidarity with France in the wake of recent terrorist attacks that hit the nation and left 17 people dead.

Brooklyn: Two cops shot dead

New York, Dec 21 (IBNS) Two New York police officers were shot dead at point-blank range by a man in the US Brooklyn area on Saturday, officials said on Sunday.

Gunman kills two New York police officers in Brooklyn

New York, Dec 21 (IBNS): In a tragic incident, two New York police officers were fatally shot on Saturday by a gunman in Brooklyn "without any provocation."