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Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Boko Haram, a radical Islamist group in Nigeria, has increased its use of children as suicide bombers this year, according to the United Nations Children's Fund. The international NGO said Boko Haram, an Islamic State-affiliated group,...
Aug. 31 (UPI) -- The discovery of an unexploded World War II-era bomb will cause the temporary evacuation of about 70,000 people in Germany this weekend, police said. The 1.8-ton British bomb, over six feet in length, was discovered on...
Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin would never recognize North Korea as a nuclear weapons state, he said during a joint press conference with South Korean President Moon Jae-in during the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok. But Putin...
Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Portests erupted along the Gaza Strip on Wednesday in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Protesters took to the streets of Gaza City burning flags and photos of Trump...
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- China's top diplomat issued a stern warning to North Korea and urged the reclusive state to end provocations. According to a report from Seoul's foreign ministry, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with his North Korea...
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- At least three people died Friday and several others were hurt in separate stabbing attacks in Finland and Germany, authorities said. In Finland, police confirmed two deaths and six people injured at two marketplaces near each...
Aug. 22 (UPI) -- A Chilean court lifted the country's complete ban on abortion Monday marking the first time legal abortions will be allowed since 1989. However, abortions will still be severely restricted, allowing woman to get the medical procedure...
Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Rescuers rushed to save 10 sperm whales found stranded on a beach in Indonesia on Monday morning, an animal conservation group said. The pod of whales was found stranded in shallow water of an island near...
Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Obesity rates have nearly doubled in Britain over the past 20 years and 63 percent of the adult population is now considered overweight, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. The OECD report says...
Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Thailand's Supreme Court issued an arrest warrant for former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for failing to appear in court to hear the verdict in her two-year negligence trial. Yingluck's attorney said she could not attend...

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