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Israeli air strikes pound Gaza; 6 dead in Rafah

Israel pounds Gaza for second day after truce talks collapsed; 6 killed in Rafah airstrike

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 01:50am EDT

Airstrike kills wife and child of Hamas figure

Airstrike kills Hamas leader's wife and child; Israel demands the rocket fire stop

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 12:34am EDT

Global cruise lines set sail for China

Global cruise lines set sail for China in pursuit of booming leisure market

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 08:22pm EDT

Zimbabwe economy takes another dive

In Zimbabwe, the passport office is first stop in search for employment elsewhere

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 06:34pm EDT

Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition

Persistent but calm, Merkel's leadership on Ukraine reflects rising German diplomatic ambition

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 05:18pm EDT

Afghanistan orders NYT reporter to leave country

Afghanistan orders New York Times reporter to leave the country over his election story

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 04:50pm EDT

Sweet job: England seeks 'choc doc' to study candy

Sweet job: Cambridge University seeks doctoral student to study the fundamentals of chocolate

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 04:50pm EDT

Father of Norway's mass murderer asks: What if?

Father of Breivik, Norway's convicted mass-murderer, questions his own behavior

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 04:40pm EDT

WHO: West Africa Ebola death toll rises to 1,350

World Health Organization: Death toll from West Africa Ebola outbreak rises to 1,350

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 03:38pm EDT

South Africa: Soap opera cast is fired

Drama hits South Africa's blockbuster soap opera after cast goes on strike, then is fired

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 02:57pm EDT

Iran's parliament dismisses moderate minister

Iran's parliament dismisses science minister accused of supporting pro-Western voices

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 02:37pm EDT

Pakistan army chief wants negotiated end to rally

Pakistan's army chief calls for negotiated end to mass anti-government rally at parliament

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 02:20pm EDT

Militants attack major air base in eastern Syria

Islamic extremists launch attack on last Syrian army position in eastern province

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 02:01pm EDT

Ring, ring: London statues want to talk to you

Calling London tourists: Statues of Sherlock Holmes, Queen Victoria want to talk to you

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 01:46pm EDT

Iraqis in besieged town appeal to army for help

Iraqis in minority Shiite town besieged by Sunni militants appeal to army for help

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 12:32pm EDT

Pope: Thanks for prayers for my family's grief

'Even the pope has a family': Francis recalls 3 loved ones killed in car crash in Argentina

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 12:07pm EDT

Dutch museum to hold Crimean gold

Dutch museum, fearing lawsuits, will hold onto Crimean gold, treasures it has on loan

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 11:58am EDT

4 suspects arrested over IRA letter-bomb campaign

4 suspects arrested over IRA letter bombs; Northern Ireland truck-bomb alert follows arrests

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 10:48am EDT

Germany, Italy, ready to send arms to Iraq Kurds

Germany OKs sending arms for Kurds in Iraq; France sending more aid; Italy also giving weapons

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 10:06am EDT

Protesters plant Ukraine flag on Moscow skyscraper

Protesters plant Ukrainian flag and paint over Soviet star on famed Moscow skyscraper

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 09:55am EDT
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