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Deadly Mudslide in Central Japan Caught on Video

JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images(NAGISO, Japan) — A mudslide that destroyed houses in Nagiso, Nagano Prefecture in central Japan, was caught on video by a security camera that had been installed nearby. A 12-year-old boy was killed in the mudslide, officials said. The Read More

Intel Chief in Berlin Gets Das Boot over Spy Row

Alex Wong/Getty Images(BERLIN) — America’s top spy in Berlin has been asked to leave the country following a growing alleged espionage scandal in the German capital. “The Federal Government has asked the representative of the U.S. intelligence services Read More

Distressing Casualty Numbers in Afghanistan

Hemera/Thinkstock(KABUL, Afghanistan) — The latest data from the United Nations mission in Afghanistan contained troubling statistics about the number of civilian casualties in the past year. According to the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, civilian casualties Read More

Sirens Blare in Israel as Rocket Attacks Continue

iStock/Thinkstock(JERUSALEM) — Sirens sounded in Tel Aviv Wednesday morning as Israel’s anti-missile system, the Iron Dome, intercepted Palestinian rockets in the skies above the city. Militants in the Gaza Strip have launched rockets at major cities across Read More

Britain Ups Security Measures at Airports

Digital Vision/Thinkstock(LONDON) — It’s already in place for U.S.-bound flights. But now, enhanced security measures are being expanded to all flights heading in or out of the U.K. Passengers are being asked to ensure that their cellphones, tablets and other Read More