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Demonstrations swelled for a sixth day Wednesday, with one student leader estimating the crowd at 9 p.m. at close to 200,000 people.
The harsh criticism came just hours after President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met at the White House.
Militants driving tanks and firing mortars captured the final village on the outskirts of Kobane and were 1 kilometer from its entrance.
Deprived of health care and food rations, former workers who had been scraping by on $1.50 per day were left with nothing.
The fighting was some of the worst since a Sept. 5 truce that calmed the conflict but did not end the hostilities.
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The man, whose name wasn’t released, is the first case of the deadly viral infection to be diagnosed outside of Africa.
Iraq’s Kurdish peshmerga forces retake control of the Syria border crossing at Rabia from Islamic State militants.
Hong Kong chief executive refuses to meet pro-democracy protesters as ceremony marking China’s National Day begins.
New Afghanistan government signs bilateral security agreement with the United States.
Luck and instinct determined fates of hikers caught in Japan’s volcanic eruption.
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Hamid Karzai, the outgoing president, had refused to approve the deal, which is intended to help Afghan security forces combat the Taliban.
New Afghan president’s inauguration sets stage for signing new accord with the U.S. guaranteeing a continuing U.S. military presence.
Israeli leader Benjaimin Netanyahu aligns the Palestinian Hamas movement with Islamic State militants.
Pro-democracy protester ranks in Hong Kong swell ahead of Chinese National Day and fears that riot police will again become aggressive.
Poison gases hamper rescue effort for hikers caught by Japan’s volcanic eruption.
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The rallies appeared to pose the greatest test yet for China’s “one country, two systems” approach to governing the ex-British protectorate.
India’s new prime minister, once shunned by Washington, appeared before an enthusiastic crowd in a famed New York sports arena Sunday.
Conversely, the United States overestimated the ability of the Iraqi army to fight the militant groups, President Barack Obama said.
Patients who received the drug Perjeta from Roche had a median survival time nearly 16 months longer than those in the control group.
The public hearings, being held over the next nine days, could make or break a plan to reshape the 28-nation EU under new management.
Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai will head a power-sharing government just as the withdrawal of most foreign troops presents a crucial test.
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In Syria, airstrikes carried out against Islamic State in battle for Kobane, a Turkish town.
Turkey is caught between conflicting interests: defeating Islamic militants across its border while not enhancing Kurdish separatists.
At United Nations, prime minister inserts India into terrorism fight.
Violent clashes between Hong Kong police and students who back pro-democracy reforms
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Britain, Denmark and Belgium joined the coalition against the Islamic State, but the Europeans agreed to fight only in Iraq, not Syria.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, at the United Nations, urged the Security Council to seek a deadline to end the Israeli occupation.
Iraqi soldiers have complained that it’s not spine they lack, but ammunition and supplies.
The agreement will keep factories running and homes warm over the coming six months, despite a dispute between Moscow and Kiev.
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The strikes hit two oil areas a day after the United States and its Arab allies pummeled a dozen makeshift oil-producing facilities.
U.S., French officials said they have no evidence of Iraqi prime minister’s claims that Islamic State will attack.
Kurds: President Erdogan allowing Islamic State to flow freely across the border with Syria, but halting attempts to join the resistance.
Allied airstrikes aim to knock out Islamic State oil installations in Syria, a key source of revenue for the extremist group.
At the United Nations meeting, President Barack Obama warns world leaders that they’re moving too slowly to halt Ebola epidemic.
Hamas strikes deal with Fatah for Gaza power-sharing to facilitate post-war rebuilding.
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President Barack Obama tells world forum that the U.S. military will work with allies to dismantle the Islamic State militant group.
U.S., Saudi and U.A.E. aircraft bombard Islamic State oil refineries to curtail a key source of militant financing and fuel.
India’s spacecraft reaches Mars orbit, first Asian nation to do so.
Algerian militants loyal to Islamic State behead a French tourists in retaliation for his country’s airstrikes against the group in Iraq.
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Israel says it found and killed in a shootout two Hamas-affiliated men who they suspect kidnapped and murdered three Israel teens in June.