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Kurds describe fierce battles on streets of Kobani

In battle for Kobani, Syria's Kurds hold out _ for now _ against Islamic State militants

Monday - 10/13/2014, 06:32am EDT

Donors pledge $2.7 billion for Gaza reconstruction

Donors meeting in Cairo pledges $2.7 billion to rebuild war-ravaged Gaza

Monday - 10/13/2014, 05:50am EDT

Putin orders troops away from Ukraine border

Putin orders Russian troops to return to usual bases after drills near Ukraine border

Monday - 10/13/2014, 05:40am EDT

US promises $212 million in new Gaza aid

US promises $212M in new Gaza aid; Kerry says Israel, Palestinians need to get back to peace

Monday - 10/13/2014, 04:28am EDT

Brazilian opposition candidate endorses Neves

Brazil's 3rd-place presidential contender endorses opposition candidate Aecio Neves in runoff

Monday - 10/13/2014, 04:02am EDT

Liberia nurses threaten strike over Ebola pay

Liberia pleads with health workers to come to work amid dispute over Ebola pay

Monday - 10/13/2014, 03:50am EDT

Triple suicide bombing in Iraq kills 58 people

Triple suicide bombing in Iraq's eastern Diyala province kills 58 Kurdish forces, civilians

Monday - 10/13/2014, 03:46am EDT

Activists: Kurds halt jihadi advance in Syria town

Activists say Kurdish fighters halt Islamic State group's advance in Syrian border town

Monday - 10/13/2014, 03:42am EDT

Cyclone in India kills 8 as typhoon hits Japan

Cyclone weakens after lashing India's east coast, leaving 8 dead; typhoon pounds Japan

Monday - 10/13/2014, 02:50am EDT

Hong Kong police trim pro-democracy protest zone

Hong Kong police trim protest zone, but stress not clearing occupied sites

Monday - 10/13/2014, 02:09am EDT

German downturn casts shadow over world economy

Risk of recession in trade giant Germany casts shadow over European, global economy

Monday - 10/13/2014, 12:30am EDT

Bolivia's Morales coasts to 3rd term as president

Bolivian President Evo Morales coasts to unprecedented third-term win, with scant opposition

Sunday - 10/12/2014, 11:07pm EDT

Car bomb in Somalia's capital kills 11

Car bomb in Somalia's capital strikes popular cafe, killing 11 and wounding 8

Sunday - 10/12/2014, 10:28pm EDT

Yemen's crisis reflects arc of Arab Spring revolts

With Yemen in crisis, activists behind its 2011 uprising look at what went wrong

Sunday - 10/12/2014, 06:48pm EDT

West alarmed at Hungarian leader's power tactics

West alarmed at Hungarian leader's consolidation of power as country holds municipal elections

Sunday - 10/12/2014, 05:43pm EDT

Large mosaic in ancient tomb uncovered in Greece

Large floor mosaic uncovered by archaeologists in northern Greece ancient tomb

Sunday - 10/12/2014, 05:42pm EDT

A look at destruction in Gaza in Hamas-Israel war

UN says more than 100,000 housing units destroyed or damaged in Gaza war

Sunday - 10/12/2014, 05:42pm EDT

3 German photojournalists arrested in Turkey

3 German photojournalists arrested by police in Turkey while covering Kurdish protests

Sunday - 10/12/2014, 03:20pm EDT

Egypt police storm 2 universities over protests

Egyptian police storm 2 universities to quell protests, make arrests as new school year starts

Sunday - 10/12/2014, 02:47pm EDT

Militia fighting in Libya's west kills 23

Fighting between rival militias in western Libya kills at least 23 people

Sunday - 10/12/2014, 02:20pm EDT
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