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Afghan security worsens, casualties spike in 2015 – Pentagon

By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Afghanistan's overall security deteriorated in the second half of this year, with Taliban militants staging more attacks & inflicting far more casualties on Afghan…

Republicans to take debate stage in race reshaped by attacks

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Republican presidential candidates take the debate stage Tuesday night for the first time in a month, their race reshaped by national security threats yet still dominated…

For U.N.'s Ban, climate deal is personal victory after setbacks

By Alister Doyle & Bruce Wallace PARIS (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was among the most jubilant – & most relieved – of the leaders raising their arms on…

Aamer Tells Extremists To 'Get The Hell Out'

Shaker Aamer, the last British resident held at Guantanamo Bay, has delivered a blunt message for Islamic extremists living in the UK to "get the hell out". Mr Aamer, 48,…

Murder Appeal After Man Stabbed To Death

A 23-year-old man has died from his injuries after being stabbed in Bolton during the early hours of this morning. Police discovered the victim after being called to an address…

ESM's Regling says IMF will participate in Greece's new bailout

ATHENS (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will take part in the Greek bailout programme with a small contribution, European Stability Mechanism (ESM) chief Klaus Regling said in a…

Parking valet startup Luxe adds subscription service

By Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Luxe, a startup that provides valet parking through an app, launched a subscription service for all its users on Thursday, as consumers increasingly…

US successfully tests NATO missile defenses off Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. military says it has shot down a missile off Hawaii in a test of a missile defense system designed to protect NATO forces in Europe…

Israel says Arrow 3 missile shield aces test, hitting target in space

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel's upgraded Arrow ballistic missile shield passed a full interception test on Thursday, hitting a target in space meant to simulate the trajectory of…

Russia can't mend ties with U.S. while it backs sanctions – Lavrov

ROME (Reuters) – Russia wants to mend ties with the United States yet cannot do so while Barack Obama's administration backs economic sanctions against Moscow for its role in the…