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The United Nations said the number of Syrian Kurds fleeing into neighboring Turkey may have topped 100,000 and was likely to go much higher.
In the face of violence, the military showed signs of splitting apart and the prime minister abruptly resigned.
It set the stage for President Hamid Karzai’s departure from office and a deal allowing U.S. troops to remain there after this year.
Scottish leader Alex Salmond accused Cameron and other politicians of tricking Scots out of independence.
The 2.3 percent jump was the latest indication that the world remains far off track in its efforts to control global warming.
PLUS: Pope rebukes extremists; China, Iran naval exercises; oil ministry in trouble.
Another Syrian group, led by a figure who was once among Osama bin Laden’s inner circle, poses a more direct threat to America and Europe.
Quebec has had two referendums, with the threat of more. They call this the “Neverendum” — a term also raised in Scotland the morning after.
Islamic State militants seized dozens of villages close to the border.
A tiny drop in the sea of petroleum globally, the oil tapped by the Islamic State has given it a revenue source most extremist groups lack.
Under the deal, the top vote-getter would become president but would grant significant powers to the loser.
Although shelling and other violence continues daily, both sides maintain that the agreement is still in force.
The move ended a crisis that officials said had blocked the NATO ally from fully joining the U.S.-led battle against the Islamic State.
Venezuela’s main international airport, Maiquetia, has developed something of a bad reputation in recent years.
Businessmen, rights groups and economists agree that apartment rents here have more than doubled since the war ended.
The selection brings the Rosetta team one step closer to being the first to land a spacecraft directly on the surface of a speeding comet.
PLUS: Egypt mediates talks; NASA approaches Mars; Pope orders review; National Party gets vote; Yemen agrees with rebels.
British Prime Minister David Cameron promised that commitments made to Scotland during the campaign “will be honored in full.”
Six million people are locked inside their homes for three days amid the most sweeping effort against disease since the Middle Ages.
The move comes in response to the furor over a German caught selling secrets to the United States and revelations from Edward Snowden.
It was the first airstrike by a U.S. ally since the announcement that a coalition of countries would move to confront the Islamic State.
PLUS: Russia plans Web action; S. Korean warning shots; storm cripples Manila.
For many Pittsburgh-area Scots, pride, history were involved in decision.
New Islamic State video depicts captive British journalist John Cantlie warning against the folly of the coming war effort.
Police in Sydney arrest 15 suspects, then free nine of them, in alleged Islamic State-linked plot to carry out beheadings in Australia.
Discord is mounting between President Barack Obama and military leaders over a blanket presidential prohibition on ground combat.
President Obama spurns request by Ukraine’s president for lethal military aid to counter Russia’s aggression.
Post-Gazette reporter Moriah Balingit and photographer Julia Rendleman traveled to eastern Nepal to report on lives of Bhutanese refugees.
Alibaba, the e-commerce company started in 1959, cemented its reputation as a symbol of China’s economic emergence by raising $21.8 billion.
Scotland has opted against breaking up the United Kingdom to become an independent nation. The margin was 55 percent to 45 percent.
Several opinion polls indicate a razor-thin victory for opponents of separation. But nobody dares predict the result of today’s vote.
Syria’s anti-Assad rebels are being targeted by a fresh wave of attacks and assassinations by the Syrian regime.
BAGHDAD — Iraq’s new prime minister ruled out stationing U.S. ground troops in his country, chiding the international community Wednesday
In the past two months, more than 1,300 Gazans are believed to have gone to Egypt.
Few expect there will be a meeting between President Barack Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
Americans have slipped illegally into poor, deeply suspicious, fervently anti-American North Korea.
Plus: Anti-aging competition; Bill would end ATF; Structures threatened; Ebola recovery expected.
Plus: Arrest spooks billionaires; Afghan journalist killed; Chinese leader in India; Nigerian terrorists strike; Nurse contracts Ebola
President Barack Obama is sending 3,000 U.S. military as emergency aid in West Africa’s fight against burgeoning Ebola outbreak.
Joint Chiefs chairman leaves door open if a U.S.-led coalition with “no U.S. boots on the ground” proves insufficient to defeat ISIS.
Six-point-three million children died last year, mostly from preventable causes, the U.N. children’s agency said Tuesday.
Shaun Wright had clung onto his job as police and crime commissioner for South Yorkshire in the face of the almost-universal criticism
The move left crucial Cabinet posts unfilled as an emerging U.S.-led coalition intensifies its air campaign against the Islamic State.
The forum hosted by U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger is part of efforts to hear European ongoing concerns about U.S. surveillance programs.
President Petro Poroshenko’s country chafed at the tentative cease-fire and the slow pace of change.
A Belgian man convicted of murder and rape is being put to death. Yet the nation doesn’t have the death penalty. Confused?
PLUS: Mortar fired from Gaza; atrocities in Syria; reprieve for Uber; Uighur prof on trial
Scots living in Scotland will go to the polls Thursday to decide whether to break away from the United Kingdom.
Iran wants no part of any anti-Islamic State coalition that won’t have it as a charter member.
Two loaded boats wrecked in past week, killing 700 people trying to flee Africa for Europe.