A murderous English pirate in the 1600s plundered a ship carrying Muslim pilgrims home to India from Mecca and then eluded capture by posing as a slave trader.
In human history, no state has maintained as many bases around the world as the United States, experts say.
The strikes can be seen as a positive step, but at the same time they expose the fact that the US cannot strike back at Iran inside Iraq.
Days before he takes office, rights organisations highlight US human rights transgressions and international law violations at the military detention centre.
The Trump administration claims that Russia has tilted the playing field in their favour, and they might be right.
Bats may well be the answer, so why not try?
The governing Democratic Party and a satellite party it created to win proportional representative seats combined to win 180 seats in the 300-seat National Assembly, election officials said with vote-counting nearly complete.
Wealthy nations will have less food security as developing nations cut back on food exports.
A joint effort will be required to overcome the potential spread of the pandemic on the African continent.
China will get hit in the short term, and recover, but the fluctuations can trigger new opportunities.
North America's first indoor ski facility lures visitors to new $5 billion mega-mall in New Jersey.
US president had long been a critic of the previous NAFTA agreement, which he said shortchanged US workers.
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