A banner poppy crop in Helmand this year will add significant revenue to the Taliban's coffers, a senior U.S. military spokesman based in Afghanistan told reporters at the Pentagon Thursday, as hundreds of U.S. troops remain in the volatile southern Afghan province where the Taliban have made gains since the fall.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency says Colombian authorities have arrested a Panama-based man who allegedly ran a top worldwide money-laundering organization for drug traffickers.
A heavy rainstorm Thursday collapsed several tents, sheds and gates at a sprawling Hindu pilgrimage site with hundreds of thousands of devotees in central India, killing at least seven people and injuring 65 others, police said.
British biotech company Oxitec and the Cayman Islands government announced plans Thursday to release millions of genetically modified mosquitoes in the fight against a species that spreads Zika and other diseases.
A massive wildfire raging in the Canadian province of Alberta grew to 210,035 acres in size and officials would like to move south about 25,000 evacuees who had previously fled north. More than 80,000 people have emptied Fort McMurray in the heart of Canada's oil sands.
Top EU officials are debating the state of the European Union.
The Pentagon announced Thursday a U.S. strike in Syria killed a married jihadi couple who had recruited Islamic State fighters online while plotting attacks against countries including the United States.
Croatia's former foreign minister, who is campaigning to be the next secretary-general of the United Nations says she has asked to meet members of the U.N.
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