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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Federal prosecutors claimed a victory on Friday in disrupting “a vast money laundering, drug trafficking and arms trafficking network” that attempted to supply dangerous weapons to a designated terrorist organiza
ABC News(PYONGYANG, North Korea) -- Did you know the North Korea's capital has a subway system?The metro in Pyongyang was built between 1970 and 1980 and features old subway trains that are green and red.The underground system also has painted pictures of
Sayed Khodaberdi Sadat/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Despite claims by Doctors Without Borders that the U.S. bombing of a hospital in Afghanistan was a "war crime," a top legal expert ABC News spoke with said it is unlikely that international c
Digital Vision/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Pentagon will revise its struggling training program for moderate Syrian rebels, ending the training of large groups, a Defense Department official said.The program has so far trained 125 rebels in two classes,
iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(OSLO, Norway) — It wasn’t Pope Francis. The 2015 Nobel Peace Prize is going to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet, the Nobel Committee announced Friday. The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet, the Nobel Committe
iStock/Thinkstock(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) -- The captain of the El Faro, the cargo ship believed to have sunk during Hurricane Joaquin, was "calm" during the ship's final call to shore, the safety officer who received the call told the National Transportation
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- On Thursday, FBI Director James Comey told a congressional committe he is seeing more and more young people and young women in the U.S. who are being influenced by ISIS, because of the continued use of social m
iStock/Thinkstock(TAKAB, Iran) -- At least four cruise missiles fired from Russian navy ships in the Caspian Sea towards Syria Wednesday crashed in northwestern parts of Iran according to U.S. officials.Regional press reports in northwestern Iran referred
ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images(BEIJING) -- If you think your commute is a headache, a recent traffic jam in Beijing might make you reconsider.Thousands of cars were stuck for hours on the 50-lane-wide G4 Beijing-Hong Kong-Macau Expressway on Wednesday, accor
iStock/Thinkstock(JERUSALEM) -- A string of clashes between Palestinians and Israelis prompts Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to ban all members of parliament from visiting the Temple Mount and al Aqsa mosque.The ban comes a day before Friday pr
Dursun Aydemir/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(BRUSSELS) -- Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday that he expects that Russian forces in Syria “will begin to suffer casualties" in "coming days” as they participate in a ground offensive launch
NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI(NEW YORK) -- NASA's New Horizons space probe sent back stunning photos from the dwarf planet, revealing it has blue skies and water ice on its surface."Who would have expected a blue sky in the Kuiper Belt? It’s gorgeous," Alan Ster
iStock/Thinkstock(ROME) -- The most important Vatican gathering to update the Catholic church's stance on marriage, family and sex is happening -- except women don't get a say. For the next two weeks, the Vatican family meeting will be looking at everythi
Mustafa Bag/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(KUNDUZ, Afghanistan) -- There are still 24 staffers from Doctors Without Borders missing after the airstrike that hit the charity's hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan.At least 22 people died in the Saturday morning str
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Get ready for prime time sky gazing Thursday night when the annual Draconid meteor shower hits its peak.The meteor shower occurs each year when Earth collides with debris from the comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner.The debris burns
Photo by Pool / Supreme Leadership Press Office/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(TEHRAN, Iran) -- Iran's supreme leader said on Wednesday that further negotiation with the United States is "forbidden," accusing the American government of infiltrating Iran's bo
Ivan Cholakov/iStock/Thinkstock(DAMASCUS, Syria) -- In the wake of a U.S. airstrike that mistakenly hit a Doctors Without Borders clinic in Kunduz, Afghanistan, a New York-based advocacy agency says Russian air strikes have destroyed multiple medical faci
Israeli soldiers fire tear gas into Palestinian demonstrators (not seen) during a demonstration in the West Bank city of Hebron. Photo by Anna Ferensowicz/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images(JERUSALEM) -- Following nearly a week of violent shooting
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