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Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia over Ukraine, EU leaders stopped short of imposing new sanctions against Moscow right away.
American Eagle joined a broad effort to improve conditions for Bangladeshi garment workers, following two deadly accidents. Is it working?
For more than a year, Iran’s president had been walking a tightrope by trying to restore relations with the country’s archenemy, the U.S.
The first-of-a-kind, experimental drug by Novartis lowered the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 percent, a new study reports.
The Pentagon announced the expanded strikes as well as airdrops of food, water and humanitarian aid to the town of Amerli.
For decades, Britain’s contribution to the threat of global Armageddon has found a home on the tranquil shores of Gare Loch.
PLUS: Pakistan crisis talks set; Palestinian deadline plan; 5 lost in mine rescue; bomb targets spy HQ; Hong Kong showdown.
Instead, the president said in a White House news conference, he has asked the Pentagon to prepare options.
Russian tanks and troops fired their way into eastern Ukraine on Thursday and seized a strategic gateway town.
The WHO unveiled a new road map for containing the virus, and scientists are fast-tracking efforts to find a treatment or vaccine.
Australian Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss said teams continued to refine the search area.
Hong Kong is set to pick its top official, the chief executive, by a popular vote starting in 2017.
PLUS: European role in Gaza?; missing U.S. student; Turkey’s new president; vote audit extended; Tory lawmaker defects.
The agency today published new figures saying 1,552 people have died from the virus so far in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Nigeria.
Tanks and artillery have crossed from Russia into an area where there has not been previous fighting, intending to divert Ukraine forces.
The last four deaths before the truce reflect the conflict’s indiscriminate nature.
Islamic State leader has handpicked his middle-aged deputies from among Saddam Hussein's military.
Al-Qaida-linked Nusra front was among groups in the battle against troops of Syrian President Bashar Assad for the crossing.
PLUS: Afghan election recount; Ebola outbreak; study abroad programs; IMF chief investigated.
The deal brokered by Egypt put both sides back where they were at the end of fighting in 2012.
It made for an awkward summit Tuesday evening between the presidents of the two big nations.
President Barack Obama is nearing a decision to OK expanding airstrikes and airdrops to free up and aid a besieged northern Iraq town.
It was a damning account of “collective failures” by Rotherham authorities to prevent victims as young as 11 from being beaten and raped.
Douglas McCain moved back and forth from Minneapolis to San Diego and then abroad, where records of his movements ran cold.
The opposition leader’s death has highlighted tensions in Botswana.
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The United Arab Emirates and Egypt have carried out a series of airstrikes in the Libyan capital Tripoli, U.S. officials said Monday.
The Syrian government warned the United States against launching unilateral attacks against Islamic State extremist group on its territory.
The British ambassador to the U.S. said investigators were trying to match the killer’s voice against recordings of known British militants.
The Nusra Front may have freed Peter Theo Curtis as a gesture to distinguish itself from its more reviled rival, the Islamic State.
And German Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed for resolution of a parallel dispute over Russian natural gas supplies to Europe this winter.
The campaign by the Dar el-Ifta adds to the war of words by Muslim leaders across the world targeting the Islamic State group.
One man died and two others were missing after being caught up by swollen rivers on the island shared by the Dominican Republic and Haiti.
PLUS: Israeli drone downed; Ebola hits Congo; volcano warning lowered.
Ahead of a much-anticipated meeting between the presidents of Russia and Ukraine, German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks in Kiev.
The fraud has ensured that even amid a peaceful conclusion, the result will look less like an election correction than a brokered result.
The World Health Organization estimates that the current Ebola epidemic will likely take six to nine months to halt.
Senior U.S. officials said American spy agencies have not assembled the capabilities that would be needed to target Islamic State leaders.
PLUS: Israel bombs high-rise; Iceland volcano eruption begins; Tripoli airport seized; wrong orbits for 2 satellites.
General says battle must be in Syria.
Islamic State has conducted the most kidnappings and profited from their ransoms, but the United States and Britain refuse to pay ransoms.
Thousands of Hamas supporters turned out for the largest funeral processions of the current conflict.
The 200-vehicle convoy bound for Luhansk should cross the border today.
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Plus: Sect members on trial; U.S. reporter expelled; Election results upheld; Military coup completed.
Commandos in the first known U.S. ground operation in Syria engaged militants in a fierce firefight.
James Foley had acknowledged the peril journalists face covering the world’s most dangerous places.
Residents contend that a slum in the capital, Monrovia, is becoming a dumping ground for patients.
Israel warns that the bombardment of Gaza will continue until rocket fire out of the Palestinian territory stops.
The civilian death toll is mounting from sustained artillery strikes, and rebel cities are slipping into a humanitarian disaster.