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The battle for Yabroud is part of a wider offensive to secure the rugged border area of Qalamoun, cutting rebel supply lines into Syria.
Say cheese -- just don't say "Roquefort" if the bleu on your salad didn't come from France or "Mortadella" if the meat isn't from Italy.
Russia's military staged a new act of aggression, occupying a gas-pumping station and village on a narrow strip of Ukrainian land near the
Local boxers will have a rare matchup against their Irish counterparts in a Donnybrook — or brawl — that puts national pride on the line.
Government forces spent weeks edging toward Yabrud, a critical transit point for militants, refugees and arms heading in and out of Lebanon.
Some Israelis, whose grandparents fled Germany, are moving to Berlin, where they see chances for greater opportunity than in Israel.
Malaysian officials have begun a criminal investigation into the fate of the jetliner that has been missing since last weekend.
Egypt's antiquities minister is asking the Obama administration to impose emergency restrictions on the importing of ancient artifacts from
Moscow shipped more troops and armor into the flash-point Crimea region ahead of a planned vote on breaking away from Ukraine and rejoining
Three years into the revolt against his rule, Syrian President Bashar Assad is in a stronger position than ever before.
An official, who is involved in the investigation, says no motive has been established, and it is not yet clear where the plane was taken.
Broken promises of help from the West. A tragic history of Russian invasion that goes back centuries.
Six days after the plane with 239 people aboard disappeared, Malaysian authorities expanded their search westward toward India.
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The dispute means that Congress is unlikely to approve a new U.S. aid package to the Ukrainian government before leaving Friday.
The global industry for products meet Islamic law standards of manufacture is estimated to be worth hundreds of billions of dollars.
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The president meets with Ukraine's interim prime minister five days before a controversial referendum in Crimea on joining Russia.
The revelation could provide searchers with a focus that has eluded them since the plane disappeared with 239 people aboard.
The Pope has headed the Roman Catholic Church for a year as of today and his words and actions are making impressions, Catholics say.
Interactive background on the international search for the missing Boeing 777 carrying 239 people.
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The search for the missing Boeing 777 refocused on the Strait of Malacca off the Malaysian west coast.
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Russia and its sympathizers on Monday seized control of more Ukrainian military bases and facilities in Crimea.
The Olympian was vividly reminded at his murder trial Monday of the gruesome injuries he inflicted on his girlfriend.
Two men boarded the vanished Malaysia Airlines plane with stolen passports.
At Crimea base, Ukraine troops who fought in Iraq now face Russian 'brothers.'
Interpol confirmed that it knew about two stolen passports but said no authorities checked its vast databases before the plane departed.
A suicide car bomber set off his explosives-laden vehicle at a security checkpoint in southern Iraq officials said.
Lithuania so far has been among the most vocal in raising the specter of further Russian aggression.
One of the 239 people aboard the flight bound for Beijing was Chng Mei Ling, an engineer with Flexsys America LP near Monongahela.
Vietnamese authorities searching waters for the missing Boeing 777 jetliner spotted an object that they suspected was part of the plane.
The seizure of Zara is the latest reported government advance in its effort to seal the porous border with Lebanon.
Gunmen fired warning shots as international observers tried to enter Crimea and a Ukrainian border patrol plane came under fire.
Vietnamese planes spot two oil slicks close to where a Malaysian jetliner vanished with 239 aboard.
Malaysia Airline said it has lost contact with a flight that was carrying 227 passengers, including two infants, and 12 crew members.
He is pressing ahead with plans to crush the rebellion against his rule and secure his re-election for another seven-year term.
U.S. firms want any economic sanctions to be imposed by a coalition of nations, not America alone.
The court on Friday handed down the second conviction in its 12-year history, finding Congolese warlord Germain Katanga guilty.
The world hasn’t banished the risks of the miscommunications, clumsy judgments and botched intelligence that blindsided Europe in 1914.
An interactive look at the crisis in Ukraine with thumbnail biographies of the key players and a timeline on the popular unrest there.
Oscar Pistorius struggled in vain to help his girlfriend as she lay dead or dying in his home, a neighbor testified at his trial.
Tens of thousands of skeletons may lie in mass graves on the northern edge of Somalia where many want to see justice prevail.
It remains unclear how the friendly-fire incident at an outpost occurred.
At the White House on Thursday, the president says a referendum for Crimea to become part of Russia would violate international law.
The pope was asked about protecting children by the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera in an interview published Wednesday.
The United States and Britain appeared to maneuver throughout the day to draw Russia into talks with Ukraine's acting foreign minister.