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In recent reports, state-run news outlets have depicted gofg as yet another temptation that has led Communist Party officials astray.
The proxy wars in Middle East have resulted in a boom for U.S. defense industry from overseas sales at a time of shrinking Pentagon budgets.
A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a line of people waiting outside a bank Saturday in eastern Afghanistan.
Lufthansa did not, from everything known about the case, pursue any plan to ensure that Andreas Lubitz was getting appropriate treatment.
Plus: Battle over refinery; tax revenue accord; Putin’s U.S. outreach.
He was the last member of Saddam Hussein’s inner circle still on the run.
The attack in Jalalabad, capital of eastern Nagarhar province, targeted a crowd of soldiers and civilians gathered outside the bank.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday praised a Senate bill giving Congress a vote on an Iran nuclear deal as a “reasonable
The war in Syria is creating the worst global refugee crisis in decades.
Friday’s study raises tantalizing questions about the microbial diversity of our ancestors.
Plus: Greece’s creditor woes; fight against racism; Pope may visit Cuba; and more.
One of the injured was American, Kurdish news agency Rudaw said.
Direct Vatican oversight of the main umbrella group for U.S. nuns has ended, as a final report is issued.
Yemen’s violent al-Qaida branch has reportedly seized control of a southern airport, seaport and oil terminal.
Russian President Vladimir Putin asserted the nation’s economic circumstances would improve, despite a year of confrontation and sanctions.
Islamic State militants fought to take control of the Anbar’s provincial capital, Ramadi, and claimed the strategic oil refinery at Baiji.
Plus: Gyrocoptor pilot charged; Sony documents leaked; Kansas law signed
Hundreds of U.S. troops are training Iraqi forces at a military base west of Ramadi.
Al-Qaida overran the city itself earlier this month and freed inmates, including a militant commander, from its prison.
The Iraqi premier has publicly criticized Saudi Arabia’s air war against Houthi rebels trying to take over Yemen.
Deaths Colombia soldiers in an attack is a major setback in two-year-old peace talks with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.
Iran’s president said negotiations over its nuclear program are being conducted with six world powers.
Four hundred migrants who presumably drowned in the Mediterranean on Monday are the deadliest toll in a migrant tragedy in the last decade.
Jian Ghomeshi, former host of Q, is facing eight criminal charges, including seven charges of sexual assault and one of choking.
Plus: China scolds Dalai Lama; Plane search to be extended; Capsizing remembered; American attacked in Pakistan; 2 slayings in Ukraine
PLUS: Google antitrust claims; Armenian ’genocide’ vote; Anti-Semitic attacks surge.
Democrats and Republicans have reached a compromise on a bill to give Congress a say on the emerging deal to curb Iran's nuclear program.
Comments by U.N. high commissioner for human rights, Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein, may carry special weight because he is in Jordan’s royal family.
Plus: Hope dwindles for Nigerian girls; Google antitrust claims; nuke reactors stay idled; and more.
Too-thin models, too much drinking, sexy cigarette packs: France’s parliament is cracking down on all of these.
The group announced the death of Ibrahim al-Rubaish today.
The step clears away the main obstacle to restoring diplomatic relations and reopening embassies after more than half a century of enmity.
Al Shabaab Islamist militants set off two big blasts before gunmen stormed inside, authorities said.
Russia authorizes delivery of high-tech air defense missiles to Iran, muddling the nuclear pact still to be finalized.
Human Rights Watch said the Saudi-led air campaign against Houthi rebels that began in late March has killed at least 311 civilians.
The shooting in Baghdad’s Nisoor Square left 17 people dead and was a gruesome nadir in the war in Iraq.
Bob Graham suggests that since Saudi officials were not held accountable, they have not been restrained in backing a spread of extremism.
Plus: Female activists released; French far-right feud; island-building criticized
The context and call for worldwide acknowledgement of Pope Francis’ statement went beyond what any pope before had declared on the massacre.
The U.S. ambassador to Iraq, Stuart E. Jones, met Saturday with Anbar tribal leaders and provincial officials, Iraqi officials said.
The nationalist Jobbik party is known for its anti-Semitic message and is positioning itself to win the next national election.
The meetings give the Obama administration a chance to explain to lawmakers in person the particulars of the nuclear deal.
PLUS: Decade-long hacking; Kenyan student dies; Buhari’s party wins vote
The verdict is the latest in a long series of similarly harsh sentences handed down against those who protested a military coup in 2013.
Muhammad Kamaruzzaman’s supporters declared today as a “prayer day” for him and called for a general strike on Monday.
Polish volunteers organize militias to oppose any Russian invasion.
Nonprofit started by a Pitt student helps rural Cambodians combat disease through handwashing and better hygiene
PLUS: Somali camp opposed; 20 workers killed in raid; Concern for Syria refugees; Nun’s self-immolation; Iraq PM to seek U.S. aid.
President Barack Obama and Cuba’s Raul Castro sat down together in the first formal meeting of the two country’s leaders in a half-century.
It would be the first such encounter between leaders of the two nations in more than 50 years.