Iraq: Islamic state on major advance

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The Islamic state’s advance is big, forcing everyone, Muslims, Christians to convert to radicalism, or die…

Monkeys take ‘selfies,’ sparking copyright dispute

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Monkey see, monkey do. But when a monkey takes a selfie, who owns the copyright…

UN chief: Gaza deaths and destruction shame world

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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon demanded an end to what he called the senseless cycle of suffering in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict…

Lawyer: Snowden can stay 3 more years in Russia

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Former NSA systems analyst Edward Snowden, who is wanted by the U.S. for leaking details about once-secret surveillance programs…

Aussie commuters tip train car to help trapped man

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Dozens of people helped rescue a fellow commuter in Australia by pushing against a train car to free the man…

Israel, Hamas accept Egyptian cease-fire plan

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Israel and Hamas on Monday accepted an Egyptian cease-fire proposal meant to halt a bruising monthlong war…

Ferry carrying hundreds capsizes in Bangladesh

A passenger ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized Monday in central Bangladesh…

Couple abandons Down syndrome baby

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Australia’s government on Monday was considering intervening in the case of a baby with Down syndrome…

South Africa: Giraffe’s head hits highway overpass

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Those responsible for the death of a giraffe whose head struck a South African highway overpass while it was…

40 killed in Gaza; Israeli soldier feared captured

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A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled on Friday as violence erupted in and around a southern town in the war-ravaged strip…

Strike on Gaza school and shopping area kills dozens

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An Israeli airstrike hit a crowded Gaza shopping area and a school, killing dozens people…

Baby born after mother was killed in Israeli attack dies

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A baby girl who was born by caesarean section after her Palestinian mother was killed in an Israeli airstrike also died…

Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed

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Israel unleashed its heaviest air and artillery assault of the Gaza war on Tuesday, leaving at least 128 Palestinians dead…

Top doctor dies from Ebola after treating dozens

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A leading doctor who risked his own life to treat dozens of Ebola patients died Tuesday from the disease…

Be ready for ‘prolonged’ Gaza war, Netanyahu says

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Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis to be ready for a prolonged war…

Infant born by C-section after mother killed in airstrike

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A baby girl who was born by Caesarean section after her Palestinian mother was killed in an Israeli airstrike…

Japanese girl allegedly decapitates classmate

A 16-year-old Japanese girl is accused of killing a classmate then cutting off her head and hand…

UN rights chief says downing of Flight 17 possible war crime

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The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may be a war crime, a U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights said…

Aid Group: 2 Americans have Ebola in Liberia

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Two American aid workers have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease…

Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

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Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war…

Surgeons in India remove 232 teeth from teen

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Dental surgeons in India have removed 232 small "tooth-like structures" from the mouth of a teenage boy…

Air Algerie crash site video released

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We’re getting a look the place where Air Algerie crashed in northern Mali…

Burkina official: Plane wreckage found in Mali

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An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria’s capital disappeared from radar early Thursday …

Young MH17 victim has eerie premonition of crash

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In a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother. “Mama, may I hug you?”…

Ukraine two fighter planes shot down by separatists

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Ukraine’s Defence Ministry said on two military jets have been shot down in eastern Ukraine by pro-Russian separatists…

40 bodies from jet solemnly returned to Dutch soil

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Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil…

US: No evidence of direct Russian link to plane

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Senior U.S. intelligence officials say they have no evidence of direct Russian government involvement…

US to present intelligence data on plane crash

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The United States says it is preparing to present data from the U.S. intelligence community laying out what’s known about the…

Trains collide in South Korea; 1 dead, dozens hurt

Two passenger trains collided head-on in eastern South Korea, killing one passenger and injuring dozens…

Silent march mourns couple killed in MH 17 crash

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Hundreds of mourners walked silently to commemorate a couple who killed in the latest Malaysia Airlines plane crash…