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Islamic State extremists released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year, and British Prime Minister David Cameron late Saturday condemned his slaying as "an act of pure evil....
The office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he and Russian President Vladimir Putin have reached agreement on a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine. The brief statement on Wednesday said "mutual understanding was reached regarding the...
Thailand's anti-graft commission indicted ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday on charges of dereliction of duty in overseeing a widely criticized rice subsidy program, a day after a court forced her from office.   Yingluck...
Algerians trickled into voting booths Thursday to elect the president of this oil-rich North African nation in an election expected to be dominated by the ailing incumbent running for a fourth term. Despite suffering from a stroke and being entirely...
Police have captured the final three people suspected of involvement in a slashing rampage at a train station in southwest China that killed 29, state media reported Monday. Authorities have said the attack in Kunming city that also wounded 143 was...
An explosion has hit the eastern part of the Afghan capital and damaged at least two vehicles. There was no immediate word on casualties.   A witness says Monday's blast was a suicide attack on a convoy of foreign military vehicles.  ...
The parents of an Australian journalist held in a Cairo prison on Tuesday called on Egyptian authorities to release their son, describing accusations against him as preposterous. Al-Jazeera English says Australian correspondent Peter Greste,...
The Obama administration for the first time on Friday identified two militant groups in Libya, including one led by a former Guantanamo Bay detainee, as being allegedly involved in the attack in Benghazi that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and...
Egypt's military chief is looking for a strong turnout in next week's constitutional referendum as a mandate to run for president. But the popular general who ousted President Mohammed Morsi and ordered a crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood...
Bassem Youssef, Egypt's most popular satirist often compared to U.S. comedian Jon Stewart, says his team is preparing to bring back their widely watched television show poking fun at politics in a country still beset by turmoil following a July...