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Israel's Knesset includes more women

Sun, 05/31/2015 - 4:24pm
Israel's newly elected Knesset is barely two months old, and for all the challenges it has faced -- including international pressure for a two-state solution, a struggle to form a coalition, and a plan to segregate buses that brought widespread criticism -- the legislative body is already enjoying one major success: There are more women in Knesset now than there have ever been before.
Categories: International News

U.S. student killed in mosque attack called a 'hero'

Sun, 05/31/2015 - 10:18am
He was a Kansas college student who had returned home in order to get married.
Categories: International News

A very somber face-to-face

Sat, 05/30/2015 - 4:10pm
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Sweden may extend paternity leave for dads

Sat, 05/30/2015 - 4:08pm
The Swedish government is about to take another step towards equalizing parental leave.
Categories: International News

This probably won't make Russia happy

Sat, 05/30/2015 - 4:07pm
He'd been a thorn in Vladimir Putin's side as president of Georgia, then became an even more vocal and damning critic after leaving office. Now Mikheil Saakashvili is back -- in a new country, with a new role unlikely to please the Russian leader.
Categories: International News

Blatter smells a rat

Sat, 05/30/2015 - 3:58pm
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Boko Haram launches grenade attack in Nigeria

Sat, 05/30/2015 - 3:56pm
Boko Haram launched a rocket-propelled grenade attack on the Borno state capital of Maiduguri early Saturday, killing at least 13, source said.
Categories: International News

Egypt releases U.S. citizen

Sat, 05/30/2015 - 3:55pm
A U.S. citizen sentenced to life in an Egyptian prison for his role in demonstrations in support of ousted former President Mohamed Morsy has been released to go back to the United States, the U.S. Embassy in Cairo said Saturday.
Categories: International News

Shelling, bullets and explosions: Ukraine's ceasefire

Sat, 05/30/2015 - 3:55pm
When is a ceasefire not a ceasefire? That remains the question Ukraine has been asking itself since February, when an agreement calling for a truce was signed by Ukraine, Russia, pro-Russian separatists, France and Germany in Minsk, Belarus. That seemed to calm tensions but it certainly did not stop violence along Ukraine's front lines with the breakaway separatists in the east.
Categories: International News

U.S. defense chief to China: Stop building islands

Sat, 05/30/2015 - 3:49pm
As China rapidly builds new artificial islands in the South China Sea to expand its territory claim there, Washington is adamantly refusing to recognize those claims.
Categories: International News

Suspected spy pigeon nabbed

Sat, 05/30/2015 - 1:15am
James Bond just might have an unusual competitor.
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Refugee crisis around the world

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 3:04pm
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Muhammadu Buhari's swearing-in a first for Nigeria

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 2:49pm
Nigeria's new President was sworn in Friday in a boisterous ceremony that marked the first peaceful transfer of power between rival parties in the nation.
Categories: International News

Compassion flows freely in refugee camp

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 2:36pm
Some of the kids peer out shyly from behind the canvas of their tents. A little girl carries a plastic tub as big as she is, her face set in determination, as she walks toward the women washing clothes under the beating sun.
Categories: International News

How sport serves the 'Land of Repression'

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 2:24pm
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Cuba officially off U.S. terror blacklist

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 2:24pm
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What's behind India's heat wave?

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 2:21pm
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Blatter re-elected president of FIFA

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 1:43pm
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Putin makes peacetime military deaths a state secret

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 12:55pm
For years, the tally of Russian troops who died at war has been a state secret. Now, President Vladimir Putin says his government won't reveal the number of military deaths during peacetime either.
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