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Saturday - 01/31/2015, 05:02pm EST

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Saturday - 01/31/2015, 04:48pm EST

Japan self-censors images, words linked to hostage crisis

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Saturday - 01/31/2015, 04:38pm EST

Former German president Richard von Weizsaecker dies at 94

Richard von Weizsaecker, former president who urged Germany to confront past, dies at 94

Saturday - 01/31/2015, 04:08pm EST

Yemen president refuses to reconsider resignation

Yemen's president refuses to reconsider resignation despite pressure from rebels

Saturday - 01/31/2015, 04:06pm EST

5 given preliminary charges over jihadi network in France

5 men handed preliminary charges, locked up in France over jihadi network

Saturday - 01/31/2015, 03:50pm EST

Israeli troops shoot dead Palestinian who hurled firebomb

Israeli troops shoot dead Palestinian who hurled firebomb at car in northern West Bank

Saturday - 01/31/2015, 03:30pm EST

President: Egypt faces long fight to defeat Sinai militants

President says Egypt faces long fight to defeat Sinai militants, blames Muslim Brotherhood

Saturday - 01/31/2015, 02:45pm EST

Australian paper mocked for obit of 'The Thorn Birds' author

Australian paper mocked for calling 'The Thorn Birds' author plain and overweight in obituary

Saturday - 01/31/2015, 01:52pm EST

Anti-Charlie Hebdo protest in Kabul turns violent

Police in Kabul clash with demonstrators protesting against Charlie Hebdo magazine

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