Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:47:41 GMT
Palestinian militants and Israeli military traded fire for a second day after the collapse of the latest cease-fire and suspension of peace talks in Cairo.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:27:38 GMT
Prime Minister David Cameron will lead efforts to determine the identity of the British-sounding jihadi in a video by ISIS of the apparent beheading of James Foley, an American journalist.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:23:41 GMT
Strident criticism of the action taken by the police in Ferguson, Mo., has come from authoritarian nations where the police are often venerated and dissent is scarcely tolerated.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:28:20 GMT
Soldiers and the police blocked roads to a neighborhood of tens of thousands of people in Monrovia, Liberia’s capital, and residents hurled rocks and stormed barricades trying to break out.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:35:53 GMT
Dr. Joanne Liu, the president of Doctors Without Borders, called the outbreak in West Africa a “complete disaster” of a scale not yet known.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:15:04 GMT
The Planning Commission was once the heartbeat of India's planned economy, but it will now be replaced.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:47:10 GMT
The action against Matthew Rosenberg was the first public expulsion of an American journalist from Afghanistan since the rule of the Taliban.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:51:22 GMT
Twelve trucks in the convoy passed through a Russian border checkpoint, but will still need to be checked by Red Cross and Ukrainian border officials.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:32:25 GMT
Mr. Juppé, who rebounded in politics after a 2004 graft conviction, said he would compete to be the candidate of France’s main conservative party.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:09:29 GMT
With a daughter serving as a global ambassador for the education of girls, Tor Pekai Yousafzai has also been learning English — and her husband has taken a few turns in the kitchen.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:53:08 GMT
NATO confirmed the death, while the police in the Afghan capital, Kabul, said only that a foreigner was killed after an altercation with a taxi driver near the airport.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:10:41 GMT
Mr. Iyengar, who practiced his asanas, or postures, well into his 90s, established yoga institutes on six continents.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:32:36 GMT
Heavy rains in western Japan caused flash floods and landslides Wednesday that buried victims alive as they slept in their homes, the police said.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:37:12 GMT
Overseas groups and the Tibetan government in exile described tension in an area that has been beset by strife over the Chinese government’s rule.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 04:10:52 GMT
The 10-year-old boy, found without his family, was eventually transported to a hospital in Monrovia.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:56:00 GMT
The archbishop, a champion of the poor and critic of government repression in El Salvador, was gunned down in 1980.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:49:45 GMT
President Obama rejected growing arguments that the chaos in Iraq should prompt him to reconsider his timetable for withdrawing the last soldiers from Afghanistan by the end of 2016.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:40:07 GMT
Events in Missouri are the latest opportunity for news media and the government to portray the United States as a hypocritical critic of speech restrictions.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:06:23 GMT
Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany is emerging more and more as a pivotal leader on the Ukraine conflict as she dances delicately between opposing forces.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:57:08 GMT
Having collected more than 7,000 personal memoirs, Italy’s Pieve Santo Stefano has become known as the City of Diaries.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:35:52 GMT
In what separatist officials call the “Ukrainianization” of the leadership, almost all the original Russian leaders of the rebellion have resigned and gone home, replaced by Ukrainians of dubious qualifications.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:13:31 GMT
While the police in France have refused to release his identity, the French news media reported that it was Prince Abdul Aziz, 41, who was ambushed by gunmen in a Hollywood-style robbery.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:41:51 GMT
Irom Sharmila began refusing to eat almost 14 years ago to protest a law that gives impunity to armed forces serving in the insurgency-racked state of Manipur.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:42:36 GMT
The terrorist group ISIS said it executed James Foley in retaliation for American airstrikes in Iraq.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:51:50 GMT
The scene around the strategically important Mosul Dam bore testament to the deadly effect American airstrikes were having on the militants of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:49:47 GMT
Thousands of opposition supporters headed toward a fortified zone in Pakistan’s capital, Islamabad, to press for the prime minister’s resignation.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:03:02 GMT
Talking to reporters on his way home from South Korea, the pope touched on military intervention in Iraq, the beatification of an assassinated archbishop, and his own neuroses.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:54:02 GMT
During the American occupation, Haider al-Abadi, a Shiite chosen to be Iraq’s next prime minister, resisted the idea of reconciliation with Sunnis, but some hope he can break the mold of recent leaders and govern in an inclusive way.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:55:52 GMT
The international body’s refugee agency is coordinating an effort to deliver aid by air, land and sea to more than half a million people driven from their homes by fighting.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:03:55 GMT
Environment Secretary Juan Jose Guerra Abud said Tuesday that a mining company lied about a spill of 10 million gallons of acids and heavy metals that contaminated two rivers and a dam downstream.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:01:50 GMT
A former “Canadian Idol” contestant was acquitted Tuesday of conspiring to facilitate terrorism, with Superior Court Justice Charles Hackland finding insufficient evidence that he intended to join a plot.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:57:33 GMT
The Afghan Attorney General’s Office later banned the correspondent, Matthew Rosenberg, from leaving the country over objections to his reporting.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:55:01 GMT
Three rockets fired from Gaza struck southern Israel, breaking a cease-fire, drawing Israeli retaliation and prompting Israel to recall its delegation from talks aimed at ending the latest conflict.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:28:57 GMT
The opposition leader, Anwar Ibrahim, denounced the charge as an attempt to weaken his appeal of a sodomy conviction and orchestrate his return to prison.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:34:30 GMT
The government said it saw a chance for peace in eastern Ukraine after word that the two leaders and European Union officials would meet next week.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:29:25 GMT
The latest figures from the World Health Organization showed that more than 80 people died of the illness between Aug. 14 and 16.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:58:06 GMT
The festival of Dahi Handi features the heart-stopping sight of young boys hoisted to the tops of wobbly human pyramids. Every year there are injuries, and sometimes deaths.
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 06:03:57 GMT
Facing the prospect of impossibly long waiting lists for organs, some patients have turned to an underground trade that pairs them with people willing to sell an organ.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:00:21 GMT
The photographer John Moore volunteered to cover the Ebola epidemic in Liberia, where the risks and challenges are many.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:37:01 GMT
A nation formed on both Islamic and secular principles needs a feminism that blends these two traditions.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:42:05 GMT
Freud’s revelation on the Acropolis reminds us that we’re nothing without a dialogue with the past.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:57:38 GMT
The region’s economic isolation is fueling political instability and violence.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:15:35 GMT
With a “bullet screen,” moviegoers’ comments are projected on screen while a film is playing so that at any given time, a scene may be overlaid with multiple text messages.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:20:15 GMT
Riders in Shanghai rushed away from a man who later toppled to the floor, sparking debate over a widespread reluctance to help those in need.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:13:18 GMT
Pope Francis also sent radio greetings to Chinese President Xi Jinping and the Chinese people during a historic flight over mainland China, the first by a pope during Communist rule.
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:49:06 GMT
Robin Williams went above and beyond the thousands of miles he logged in U.S.O. tours to bring a piece of home to soldiers.
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