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World News

Turkey to select new PM end August

Turkey to select new PM Aug. 27 after Erdogan wins country's 1st direct presidential vote

Monday - 08/11/2014, 12:30pm EDT

Kerry urges calm in Iraq

Kerry urges Iraqis to remain calm amid political crisis, backs president over PM

Monday - 08/11/2014, 12:16pm EDT

Storm capsizes boats in Northern Ireland regatta

Tail-end of Hurricane Bertha capsizes boats in Northern Ireland regatta; 10 reported injured

Monday - 08/11/2014, 12:10pm EDT

Dutch push Ukraine plane disaster inquiries

Dutch push ahead with investigations into Ukraine plane disaster despite lack of site access

Monday - 08/11/2014, 11:40am EDT

Survivor: Engine out before Iranian airplane crash

Survivor tells AP that 1 engine went out before Iranian airplane crash that killed 39

Monday - 08/11/2014, 10:53am EDT

Report criticizes US over Afghan civilian deaths

Report criticizes US for failing to investigate Afghan civilian killings during operations

Monday - 08/11/2014, 10:19am EDT

Madrid explodes in color during Holi festival

Madrid square explodes in color celebration of traditional Hindu Holi festival

Monday - 08/11/2014, 09:12am EDT

Iran's president lashes out at nuke deal critics

Iran's president offers harshest criticism yet of hard-liners opposed to making nuclear deal

Monday - 08/11/2014, 09:00am EDT

Russia starts drilling its northernmost oil well

Russia starts drilling on its northernmost oil well, off the coast of Siberia in the Kara Sea

Monday - 08/11/2014, 07:38am EDT

Ukraine demands that rebels in Donetsk surrender

Fighting rages in rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine; govt demands that rebels surrender

Monday - 08/11/2014, 06:32am EDT

Crash of Iranian built plane leaves 39 dead

Iranian plane crashes after takeoff, killing 39 in latest blow to creaking airline industry

Monday - 08/11/2014, 06:04am EDT

Liberians demand that govt picks up Ebola bodies

Riot police called to Liberian town amid protest over Ebola bodies left in street

Monday - 08/11/2014, 05:40am EDT

Malaysia plans overhaul of national airline

Malaysia to delist loss-making flag carrier in major overhaul after 2 disasters

Monday - 08/11/2014, 05:30am EDT

Turkey evacuates wounded Palestinians from Gaza

Turkey begins evacuating wounded Palestinians for treatment in Turkish hospitals

Monday - 08/11/2014, 04:46am EDT

Gaza's wounded: Living reminder of ravages of war

After dead are buried, Gaza's nearly 10,000 wounded are living reminder of ravages of war

Monday - 08/11/2014, 04:34am EDT

Kerry tries to ease Asian territorial disputes

Kerry tries to calm brewing story over territorial disputes in Asian waters, ease tensions

Monday - 08/11/2014, 04:34am EDT

Tunisia's fishermen save rising tide of migrants

Rising migrant tide off Tunisia threatens to overwhelm local fishermen's best efforts to help

Monday - 08/11/2014, 02:50am EDT

Iraqi PM to file complaint against new president

Iraqi prime minister al-Maliki to file legal complaint against new president

Monday - 08/11/2014, 02:22am EDT

Israel, Hamas accept Egyptian cease-fire proposal

Israel and Hamas accept Egyptian cease-fire proposal, clearing way for resumption of talks

Monday - 08/11/2014, 02:14am EDT

New life for song dubbed 'viral hit of WWI'

'Pack Up Your Troubles': Marching song in new recording to mark 100 years since WWI

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 10:48pm EDT

Egypt sentences 2 to life for sexual assaults

Egypt sentences 2 men to life in prison, 1 to 20 years for sexual assaults in Tahrir square

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 03:10pm EDT

Libya calls for UN-supervised ceasefire

Libya's new parliament calls for a UN-supervised ceasefire for rival militias

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 02:30pm EDT

5K Chinese workers in Kenya a threat to wildlife

Consumer lobby group says 5K Chinese workers in Kenya will pose a threat to wildlife

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 02:05pm EDT

New leads in old slaying of sailors in Puerto Rico

US investigators moving closer to unraveling deadly 1979 attack on Navy sailors in Puerto Rico

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 02:05pm EDT

Austrian woman faces fine for nude outings

Austrian woman faces $1,340 fine for cycling, shopping & filling up her car in the nude

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 02:00pm EDT

Air Algerie cockpit voice recorder unreadable

Investigators: Black box recording pilot conversations unreadable in deadly Air Algerie crash

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 01:40pm EDT
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