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Some terrorism experts saw the plot as a potential shift in Islamic State's focus from creating an Islamic caliphate in the Middle East. Others said it is more likely a symptom of policy confusion within a disparate group
What you need to know about the Chinese Internet firm's massive U.S. IPO
(BAMAKO, Mali) — A spokesman says four U.N. peacekeepers were killed in in northern Mali when their vehicle hit an explosive. Olivier Salgado of the U.N. peacekeeping mission says a car containing Chadian troops hit the roadside bomb Thursday near Aguel’hoc. In addition to the four killed, three peacekeepers were wounded. The region has been…
It's a historic day for Scotland as women will be able to join the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews for the first time
The Royal & Ancient Golf Club at St. Andrews has voted overwhelmingly to admit female members for the first time. The club, exclusively for men since it was founded in Scotland 260 years ago, released a statement Thursday saying 85 percent of those who took part in the ballot voted in favor of allowing female…
(MANAMA, Bahrain) — Bahrain’s Interior Ministry says police have released human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja, who was detained last month after landing in the Gulf Arab country on a visit to see her jailed father. Al-Khawaja faces charges of assaulting police after she refused to hand over her mobile phone during questioning at the airport.…
New Indian leader Narendra Modi has pledged to get the country back on the path of growth by launching economic reforms—but he faces entrenched opposition. Will Modi succeed?
Voters as young as 16 get to decide if their country should be independent
(SYDNEY) — Police said they thwarted a plot to carry out beheadings in Australia by supporters of the radical Islamic State group by detaining 15 people and raiding more than a dozen properties across Sydney on Thursday. MoreAustralian Police Foil Islamist Terrorist Plot in Country’s Largest Ever RaidKanye West Got Rushed to a Hospital During…
NYC-based Scottish actor writes passionate New York Times op-ed explaining why Scotland will be just fine without the U.K.
But some Kiev politicians criticize the new legislation as unpatriotic
As Syria continues to disintegrate, the odds of Israel giving up the Golan — never a popular prospect among Israelis — appear to be dimming by the day
Voting in the historic independence referendum has begun. Crucially, some 8% of voters remain undecided
Back in 1974, TIME reported that Scots had a "general feeling" of England that "she's a tired old ship that is foundering at sea."
Members of Scotland’s best-known industry are watching the vote for independence with serious trepidation. Lack of certainty about Scotland’s currency, interest rate levels and membership in the European Union—which eliminates trade barriers in its largest market—all compete for the top of the list of worries. Mike Younger, one of the few Scotch executives who will…
A signal to his generals that ISIS fight won't involve boots on the ground
Fascinated with life in the geographic extremities of Britain, photographer Jo Metson Scott spent months documenting life in the northernmost parts of England, where towns and parklands skirt the existing Scottish border
They'll lose British funding, coaching and facilities if they compete for an independent Scotland
Obama confirms U.S. efforts to lead the charge against the Ebola virus sweeping through West Africa
In its annual cancer status report, the American Association for Cancer Research highlights new tumor-fighting drugs, and the inevitable spike in cancer cases expected in coming years