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Another 50 miners were injured in the disaster, which broke out in the complex run by the state-owned Fuxin Coal Corp. in Liaoning province.
Jian Ghomeshi, 47, had hosted "Q'', a CBC radio show on culture, since 2007.
Pope tells European Parliament continent’s energies are sapped by an economic crisis and has lost its way.
PLUS: Afghan army review; Hong Kong clashes persist; Intel agencies faulted; Warship sale postponed
As a deadline passes for an Iran nuclear accord, the U.S. and its allies as well as officials in Tehran agree to extend the talks.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agrees to stall a controversial nationality bill while a more moderate compromise measure is drafted.
Nonaligned and peaceable Finland fears that it could become Russia’s next target for military acquisition.
A museum in Bern, Switzerland, has accepted a priceless bequest of masterworks from the late son of a Nazi-era art dealer.
Plus: Armenian-Azeri dispute; reprisal hits al-Ashabab; Boko Haram raids town;human-trafficking report; pope to target Europe.
The measure was decried by critics as racist and a threat to democracy.
American officials finally acknowledged Sunday that the two sides would not reach a deal by today’s deadline.
Three works — two paintings by Mark Rothko and a Fancy Vivid Blue Diamond — fetched over $30 million.
The Russian president is changing an approach toward the nuclear-powered neighbors that has endured since the Cold War.
Mergers and acquisitions are combining to make 2014 the most active year for health care deals in at least two decades.
Afghan forces are planning to resume the raids in 2015, and in some cases the raids will include members of U.S. special operations units.
PLUS: Tunisia election; Islamic State attacks; new saints canonized
After an extended period of public estrangement and sniping, the United States and Turkey have made up.
The president’s recent secret order ensures that U.S. troops will have a direct role in fighting in the country for at least another year.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif, reversed plans to leave Vienna on Friday.
A two-year investigation by the GOP-controlled House Intelligence Committee asserted no wrongdoing by Obama administration appointees.
Authorities publicly appealed on national radio Friday to the unidentified robbers to hand over the samples stolen from the minibus taxi.
A shipment of knives, swords, fireworks and electric-shock devices from China is seized by Israeli police.
The Taliban are staging almost daily attacks against the Afghan government and foreign targets in Kabul, the capital.
After a U.N. panel’s approval this week of a resolution condemning Pyongyang’s leadership, North Korea has countered with nuke test threats.
As China seeks to limit its carbon dioxide emissions by around 2030, it is setting a cap on coal consumption in 2020.
PLUS: Jihadis urge war on France; Assange appeal rejected; Ferry operator sentenced; U.S. aid worker detained.
Israelis and Palestinians are both dreading a deadly religious war as violence escalates in Jerusalem and the region.
Said Abu Jamal, a cousin of the men, said their families in east Jerusalem received demolition orders from Israeli police today.
The dark-haired beauty was to have flown to London on Wednesday to compete in the Miss World pageant.
The prospect of a talks extension is appearing more likely, and some who opposed that avenue now see it as a preferable diplomatic path.
The report by the United Nations Environmental Program cited a sizable “emissions gap.”
PLUS: Second Frenchman ID’d; Russia deflects blame; Saudis expand buffer zone.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed that Israel will "respond harshly" to the attack, the deadliest in Jerusalem in years.
Video, showing beheading of American aid worker Peter Kassig, features several jihadis who appear to be from outside the Middle East.
Japan has announced it is in a recession just after the Group of 20 leaders vowed to boost the global recovery.
Hong Kong’s government today may clear pro-democracy demonstrators from central street they have made their base.
Classical composer Frederic Chopin’s body may be buried in Paris, but his heart has had a wild journey.
Plus: Transitional president; Russia expels envoys; bird flu in England; peace talks suspended.
The death of Abdul-Rahman Kassig, previously known as Peter, came after ISIS said it would kill him because of U.S. bombing in Syria.
Criticized for being long on promises and short on delivery, G-20 leaders set a target of lifting global economic output.
Martin Salia arrived Saturday to be treated at the Omaha hospital, where two other Ebola patients have been successfully treated.
President Barack Obama said Sunday that the West would maintain sanctions against Russia.
Meanwhile, Japan reported today that its economy contracted in a second straight quarterly decline that returned the country to recession.
The pope said marriage between a man and woman is a "fundamental pillar" of society.
PLUS: Australia/China trade pact; Boko Haram loses town; attack victim survives.
President Barack Obama and the prime ministers of Japan and Australia committed to deepen their military cooperation.
Oil companies are now circling several African parks, home to critically endangered wildlife,
Britain's Prince William and wife Kate to visit U.S. Dec. 7-9, their first visit as a couple to New York City.
The lander Philae completed its primary mission of exploring the comet’s surface before depleted batteries forced it to go silent.
Plus: Sinai-assault video; synagogue-bombing case; viral disease detected.