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UAE plans first Arab spaceship to Mars in 7 years

UAE plans to establish a space agency, send first Arab spaceship to Mars in 2021

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 12:26pm EDT

Ukraine: Air Force jet downed by Russian missile

Ukraine: Air Force jet shot down by air-to-air missile from Russian plane; rebels hit 2nd jet

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 12:16pm EDT

2 critics of Swaziland government convicted

2 critics of Swaziland government found guilty of contempt of court after publishing articles

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 12:11pm EDT

AP Interview: Egypt says Gaza cease-fire bid alive

AP Interview: Egypt's foreign minister says Gaza cease-fire bid is gaining momentum

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 11:26am EDT

14 Tunisian soldiers killed in extremist attacks

14 Tunisian soldiers killed when militants attack army posts during Ramadan feast

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 10:13am EDT

Terrorism: France to redeploy its troops in Africa

France reorganizes its 3,000 troops in northwest Africa to better fight terrorism

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 09:54am EDT

Pakistan police foil attack against PM's home

Pakistani officials say police foil attack against prime minister's home

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 08:47am EDT

Nowhere to go for Gaza civilians urged to evacuate

In crowded Gaza, civilians urged by Israel to leave homes often have nowhere to go

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 07:52am EDT

Merkel kicks off 60th with impromptu serenade

Germany's Merkel gets more-or-less musical start to 60th birthday with serenade from reporter

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 05:48am EDT

EU leaders order tougher sanctions against Russia

European Union leaders order escalation of sanctions on Russia over actions in Ukraine

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 05:42am EDT

Iran nuke talks likely to be extended past July 20

Iran nuclear talks to adjourn Friday; 2 sides talking about extension

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 03:48am EDT

Typhoon kills 38 in Philippines, spares Manila

Typhoon kills 38, knocks out power in entire provinces, but largely spares Philippine capital

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 03:08am EDT

Urban warfare feared in Ukraine fighting

Urban warfare feared in Ukraine as insurgents hunker down in cities; relatives are sent away

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 03:08am EDT

5 dead after helicopter crash in South Korea

5 dead after helicopter crash near apartment in South Korea

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 02:34am EDT

Egypt sentences 7 to life for sexual assaults

Egypt court sentences 7 to life in prison for sexual assaults in public squares

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 01:24am EDT

Uruguay teachers protest attacks by parents

Uruguayan teachers go on 24-hour strike to protest attacks by parents

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 01:10am EDT

Israel, Hamas agree to Gaza 'humanitarian' pause

Israel, Hamas agree to a 5-hour 'humanitarian' pause in Gaza fighting

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 12:52am EDT

Make room Juan Valdez: Starbucks opens in Colombia

Make room Juan Valdez: Starbucks opens first store in Colombia, home of Arabica coffee beans

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 12:12am EDT

Mexico: Sex abuse at group home house of horror

Victims of Mexican house-of-horror group home recount sex abuse, beatings, prosecutors report

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 12:03am EDT

EU horse-trading for bloc's new top diplomat fails

EU leaders fail to agree on candidate for the bloc's new foreign policy chief, other top jobs

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 12:02am EDT
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