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World News

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

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

Updated 15 minutes, 44 seconds ago

IS hostage drama shows change in propaganda technique

Latest IS hostage drama highlights change in group's propaganda technique

Updated 19 minutes, 59 seconds ago

Jordan awaits proof hostage is alive after swap deadline

Jordan awaits proof that hostage is alive after swap deadline, but Islamic State group silent

Updated 20 minutes, 24 seconds ago

Thai junta tries to curb dissent and keep good terms with US

In diplomatic spat, Thai junta tries to keep lid on dissent, and good relations with US

Updated 53 minutes, 47 seconds ago

Canada to criminalize public terror threats

Canada to criminalize online terror threats and allow detention for up to 7 days

Updated 54 minutes, 04 seconds ago

Africans open new front in war on terror to fight Boko Haram

African nations open new front in war on terror, want multinational force to fight Boko Haram

Updated 54 minutes, 05 seconds ago

Propane deliveries part of daily life in Mexico

Propane delivery part of daily life in Mexico, but deadly explosion draws calls to reconsider

Updated 54 minutes, 07 seconds ago

French fracture laid bare as 8-year-old praises terrorists

French fracture in stark display as 8-year-old Muslim says he's 'with the terrorists'

Updated 54 minutes, 11 seconds ago

Kurd allies fighting IS in north Iraq hampered by rivalries

Allied Kurd forces fighting IS in north Iraq fight wars of words with each other

Updated 54 minutes, 16 seconds ago

Bomb blast at Shiite Muslim mosque in Pakistan kills 56

Bomb kills 56 at Shiite Muslim mosque in southern Pakistan as fears of militancy surge grow

Friday - 01/30/2015, 06:46pm EST

Amnesty: Saudis postpone blogger's flogging for 3rd week

Amnesty says Saudis have declined to flog blogger Badawi for 3rd week amid global criticism

Friday - 01/30/2015, 04:10pm EST

EPA administrator at Vatican ahead of encyclical.

EPA administrator talks climate change with Vatican officials ahead of environment encyclical

Friday - 01/30/2015, 04:02pm EST

Egypt blames Muslim Brotherhood for deadly Sinai attack

El-Sissi blames Muslim Brotherhood for sophisticated Sinai attack that killed 31

Friday - 01/30/2015, 03:30pm EST

Pakistanis fleeing offensive find new dangers in Afghanistan

Pakistanis fleeing military offensive find new dangers in restive eastern Afghanistan

Friday - 01/30/2015, 03:26pm EST

Taliban claim Kabul attack that killed 3 Americans, 1 Afghan

US confirms gunman who killed 3 American contractors in Kabul was wearing Afghan uniform

Friday - 01/30/2015, 03:10pm EST

Rio de Janeiro unnerved by wave of stray-bullet cases

Rio de Janeiro unnerved by wave of stray-bullet cases; 3 killed, including 2 children

Friday - 01/30/2015, 02:58pm EST

UN chief urges African leaders not cling to power

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urge African leaders not cling to power

Friday - 01/30/2015, 02:30pm EST

African Union postpones report on South Sudan atrocities

African Union postpones release of probe into South Sudan atrocities to advance peace process

Friday - 01/30/2015, 02:30pm EST

Ukraine to ask UN states to call Russia a terrorism sponsor

Ukraine to ask UN states to formally recognize Russia as a sponsor of terrorism

Friday - 01/30/2015, 02:30pm EST

Ahead of election, Israel issues West Bank building tenders

Israel's settlement watchdog says government has issued building tenders for West Bank

Friday - 01/30/2015, 02:10pm EST
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