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BAGHDAD/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Shi'ite Muslim militiamen and Iraqi army forces launched a counter-offensive against Islamic State insurgents near Ramadi...
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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A jailed prominent opponent of Venezuela's socialist government has been transferred to a new prison. Daniel Ceballos...
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DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's top Sunni cleric on Saturday branded a deadly attack on Shi'ite Muslims a bid to sow chaos, after villagers targeted...
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DUBLIN (Reuters) - The people of Ireland backed same-sex marriage by a landslide in a referendum that marked a dramatic social shift in a...
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A rebel coalition said that it was holding soldiers captured in fighting a day earlier, as growing violence in the north threatened to derail peace...
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Daytime temperatures in Telangana soared to more than 118 degrees Fahrenheit on Saturday.
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Sister Irene Stefani arrived in Kenya in 1915, where she served as a Red Cross nurse and treated East African soldiers wounded during World War I.
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Japan pledged $450 million in aid to island nations that are battling rising sea levels and natural calamities as a result of global warming.
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At least 13 other people are missing in floods that have ravaged the mountain districts of six provinces and regions in central and southeastern...
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Diplomats approved the creation of a $100 million fund to help the World Health Organization respond rapidly to emergencies.
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Gunmen shot Zedi Feruzi and his bodyguard in the capital on Saturday. Mr. Feruzi and others have said the president’s plan to run for a third term is...
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The suicide bombing on Friday killed at least 21 worshipers at a Shiite mosque in a town near Qatif, in the Eastern Province.
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The Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front has been in power for 24 years. Given its influence in rural areas, it is likely to win again...
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On 8 May, to everybody's surprise, David Cameron became for the second time the prime minister of the United Kingdom. As a newly elected leader, he...
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