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Russia sent over 130 aid trucks rolling into rebel-held…

Malaysia lays MH17 dead to rest video Malaysia lays MH17 dead to rest

Malaysia holds a burial ceremony for the first remains…

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Russia firing artillery within Ukraine, NATO reports
Russia firing artillery within Ukraine, NATO reports

The conflict between Russia and Ukraine hit dangerous new heights Friday as Russia sent an enormous aid convoy into rebel-held…

Rocket explodes during US test flight; no injuries
Rocket explodes during US test flight; no injuries

An unmanned SpaceX rocket self-destructed shortly after launching on a test flight at a Texas development site, the company…

MH17 bodies returned as Malaysia battles fallout
MH17 bodies returned as Malaysia battles fallout

Carried by soldiers and draped in the national flag, coffins carrying Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 returned home Friday…

China vs US - superpower standoff in Africa
China vs US - superpower standoff in Africa

As Muammar Gaddafi's regime began to unravel in 2011, amid chaotic fighting between Libya's military and rebels, foreign…

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Jihadists release video of Lebanese troops

BEIRUT (AP) Al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate has released a video showing Lebanese soldiers and policemen recently captured…

Few details month after reporters detained in Iran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) An Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post and his journalist wife have…

Militia: Airstrikes in Libya's capital kill 15

CAIRO (AP) A senior Islamist militia leader says two airstrikes targeting its positions in Libya's capital, Tripoli, have…

Iraq investigating Sunni mosque attack

BAGHDAD (AP) Iraq's parliament speaker says an investigation is underway into an attack on a Sunni mosque that killed more…

Philippines to pull out of Golan Heights, Liberia

MANILA, Philippines (AP) The Philippine government said Saturday that it would bring home its peacekeeping forces from…

Paris to celebrate end to Nazi rule 70 years later

PARIS (AP) Her code name was Rainer and she had a gun she called Oscar. Not yet 20, she aimed her weapon at a Nazi officer…

Lufthansa pilots' union threatens new strikes

BERLIN (AP) A union representing Lufthansa's pilots is threatening a new round of strikes in a long-running dispute over…

Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine

DONETSK, Russia (AP) Trucks marked as being from a bitterly disputed Russian aid convoy to Ukraine began returning to Russia…

Iraq family's flight reveals depth of Sunni grief

BAGHDAD (AP) For nearly a decade Abu Omar has been fleeing Iraq's many conflicts, but they always seem to catch up to him. In…

Spirits, prayers mark hunt for Myanmar's lost bell

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) Divers stand on the edge of a small wooden fishing boat gazing at the murky, choppy waters below…

Hamas backs International Criminal Court bid

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) Hamas has signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court…

China shuts down Beijing Independent Film Festival

BEIJING (AP) Chinese authorities shut down an independent film festival on its opening day Saturday, a rare venue for the…

India, Pakistan trade gunfire in Kashmir; 4 dead

SRINAGAR, India (AP) India and Pakistan traded gunfire in the disputed Kashmir region on Saturday, killing two villagers…

Havana retro-Soviet restaurant a nod to nostalgia

HAVANA (AP) There's no rice, beans or fried plantains at Havana's newest private restaurant. You can order a minty mojito…

Missing Russian found dead in US Grand Teton park

MOOSE, Wyoming (AP) A Russian student who went missing in Grand Teton National Park has been found dead. The body of 20-year-old…

Biden: US would help Iraq pursue federal system

WASHINGTON (AP) Vice President Joe Biden says the U.S. is prepared to help Iraq pursue a federal system that would decentralize…

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Questions, answers about Missouri grand juries

A grand jury is considering evidence to determine whether Officer Darren Wilson should be charged in the fatal shooting…

Costa Rica to investigate US anti-Cuba program

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) The Costa Rican government will investigate undercover U.S. programs operated from the Central…

Obama and Merkel voice alarm at Russian moves

EDGARTOWN, Massachusetts (AP) President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel say the presence of Russian soldiers…

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Aurora's glory lights up
Aurora's glory lights up

A geomagnetic storm has sparked auroras around both poles - helping set up a stunning photograph taken in Otago.

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Social media backlash to terror
Social media backlash to terror

Many social media users have been urging each other not to post the video American journalist James Foley being beheaded…

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