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The Islamic State on Wednesday threatened to execute a second U.S. captive if President Barack Obama didn’t halt the attacks.
JERUSALEM — Militants in Gaza broke a temporary cease-fire by launching rockets at Israel on Tuesday, and Israel responded with
Protesters forming behind a cricket star-politician and a cleric both aim to unseat Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
The army units appeared to withdraw south after dismantling what a defense ministry spokesman said were at least 40 roadside bombs.
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A nephew of the pope who was driving the car was in serious condition after the accident, the Vatican confirmed.
Obama touts major defeat for Islamic State extremists.
More Palestinians die from injuries suffered in clashes with Israelis.
Police said raid appeared to be by well-informed attackers who seized private documents and $335,000.
Security officials say death toll unknown, but Grad rocket strike set line of cars and buses from Luhansk ablaze, incinerating the
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Kurdish forces took control of most of Iraq’s largest dam Sunday amid the largest U.S. deployment of air power in the campaign.
He told reporters on the papal plane he’s considering a three-city U.S. stop.
Ukrainian forces have raised their national flag over a police station in Luhansk which was for months under rebel control, Kiev said.
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Meanwhile, some airlines are halting flights.
Some South American officials have floated the idea.
The extent of the killing in a remote village remains unclear.
Officials will meet in Berlin.
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Health centers on the front lines warning that the actual numbers of deaths and illnesses are significantly higher than official estimates.
Insurgent gains may possibly deal a death blow to mainstream rebels fighting President Bashar Assad’s forces even as they battle Islamists.
Moscow denies any border incursion or that any of its vehicles were demolished.
EU endorsed member nations’ arming of the peshmerga, and saluted U.S. humanitarian aid.
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Nouri al-Maliki bowed to pressure in and outside Iraq to step down, setting in motion the transition for leadership by Haider al-Abadi.
The Islamic State’s killing and exiling of religious minorities could justify a military response as a last resort, Catholic officials say.
Former cricket star Imran Khan assembled a rally of supporters Thursday in Lahore for a 160-mile march to Islamabad.
A Russian aid convoy struck a new course toward rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine on Thursday.
Research led by an Austrian climatologist said that since 1991, about 69 percent of rapidly increasing melt is man-made.
The fall of Mleiha, outside Damscus, makes vulnerable more rebel strongholds as government forces advance with superior weaponry.
SEOUL, South Korea — Pope Francis called Thursday for peace and unity on the war-divided Korean Peninsula and for both sides to avoid
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A U.S. rescue effort to resolve the humanitarian crisis “now is much more unlikely,” an official said.
A brief rocket and missile exchange as one truce ended and the next begins is not expected to scuttle the talks, Palestinians said.
The U.N. revealed that the death toll from the fighting between government troops and separatists has nearly doubled in two weeks.
Simone Camilli and his Palestinian translator, Ali Shehda Abu Afash, were covering the effort to defuse Israeli missiles and tank shells.
Another study says sodium in salt contributes to 1.65 million deaths each year.
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Nouri al-Malik urges military not to intervene in politics and warned of groups that may try to defend him.
The close-to-200 trucks will take several days to arrive.
Last of currently available U.S. supply of experimental treatment is en route to Liberia to aid two stricken doctors.
Kurdish fighters opened a rescue path to Syria for food, water and aid.
Prime minister shows no signs that he intends to give up power, and outcome is uncertain.
Gaza looks to reopening of crossing points and ending blockade, while Israel wants rocket fire to cease and Hamas militants to be disarmed.
Moscow announces its own humanitarian convoy in wake of international Red Cross initiative.
U.S. airstrikes were crucial, but Kurdish Workers Party fighters have had key role in aiding peshmerga militia’s retaking turf near Irbil.
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The announcement marked the second time in less than a week that the bitter enemies had agreed to Egyptian mediation.
Special forces and army tanks surrounded the Green Zone housing Iraq’s government as Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki fiercely clung to power.