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World News

Jailed Venezuelan police chief freed

Venezuelan police chief freed from jail after opposition protests, will serve sentence at home

Updated 53 minutes, 57 seconds ago

Kurds head to Syria from Turkey to fight militants

Kurdish fighters enter Syria from Turkey to counter advance by Islamic State group

Updated 53 minutes, 59 seconds ago

Obama faces questions on prospect of expanded war

Obama faces questions of how far he's willing to go in US military fight against militants

Updated 54 minutes, 02 seconds ago

Investors breathe sigh of relief at Scottish vote

As Scotland rejects independence, businesses and investors breathe sigh of relief

Updated 54 minutes, 18 seconds ago

After vote to stay in UK, Scots must heal divide

A new dawn for some, a hangover for others in wake of Scotland's vote to stay in UK

Updated 56 minutes, 19 seconds ago

Pope Albania visit showcases Muslim-Christian ties

Pope to highlight case study of religious harmony in Albania: Muslims help rebuild church

Updated 58 minutes, 11 seconds ago

Munich expects 6 million visitors at Oktoberfest

Beer we go: Munich expects 6 million visits at this year's Oktoberfest

Updated 58 minutes, 12 seconds ago

Brown credited with turning Scot independence tide

Dour ex-leader Gordon Brown returns to stage with a bang, rouses Scots against independence

Updated 58 minutes, 13 seconds ago

Buffer zone agreed on in Ukrainian peace talks

Ukrainian talks produce agreement on buffer zone, pullout of foreign fighters, heavy weapons

Updated 58 minutes, 14 seconds ago

Kiribati leader visits Arctic on climate mission

Kiribati president tours Arctic glaciers ahead of UN climate summit

Updated 58 minutes, 17 seconds ago

Turkey: 49 hostages have been freed

Turkish prime minister says 49 hostages held by Islamic militants have been freed

Updated 58 minutes, 17 seconds ago

France joins US against Islamic State over Iraq

France becomes 1st country to join US airstrikes on Islamic State group in Iraq

Updated 58 minutes, 21 seconds ago

India, China quietly struggle in Indian Ocean

India, China quietly struggle for dominance in Indian Ocean

Updated 00 minutes, 10 seconds ago

Sierra Leone complies with Ebola lockdown

Health workers fan out across Sierra Leone as residents comply with Ebola lockdown

Updated 13 minutes, 44 seconds ago

'Nearly empty' Picasso museum open in Paris

Renovated Picasso museum in Paris briefly reopens, but with little art on display

Updated 21 minutes, 28 seconds ago

Afghan presidential vote result to come Sunday

Afghan presidential election result to be released on Sunday, capping 5-month-voting process

Updated 28 minutes, 26 seconds ago

Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown

Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown, ordering 6 million people to stay home

Updated 44 minutes, 17 seconds ago

Kenya police chief warns residents to be vigilant

Kenya police chief: Be wary of attacks during and after anniversary of mall massacre

Updated 1 hours, 00 minutes ago

Jihadi ideologue calls for freeing British hostage

Prominent jihadi ideologue urges Islamic State group to release British hostage Alan Henning

Updated 1 hours, 28 minutes ago

Fierce fighting in Yemeni capital kills 120

Shiite rebels, Sunni militias battle in Yemeni capital, at least 120 killed in new turmoil

Updated 1 hours, 40 minutes ago
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