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Iran general helped Iraq's Kurds battle IS group

Iran commander: Top Iranian general and forces helped Kurds defend Iraqi city

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 02:08pm EDT

Sunni militants kill 19 Shiite militiamen in Iraq

Iraqi officials say Sunni militants kill 19 Shiite militiamen in ambush north of Baghdad

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 01:58pm EDT

1,000 arrested in EU crackdown on organized crime

European police organization: More than 1,000 arrested in 9-day crackdown on organized crime

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 01:40pm EDT

South Africa: Rescuers amputate leg to save man

South Africa: Rescuers amputate part of man's leg in cliffside operation to free him from rock

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 01:07pm EDT

Kurds accuse Turkey of backing IS militants

Kurds accuse Turkey of supporting Islamic State, suggest that could jeopardize peace at home

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 01:02pm EDT

Court says Hungarian press may show police faces

Hungary's Constitutional Court rules media may show faces of police officers in news images

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 12:48pm EDT

Jordan acquits radical cleric of terrorism charges

Jordanian court acquits radical cleric Abu Qatada of plotting attacks on Americans, Israelis

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 12:48pm EDT

Czech president receives threatening letter

Czech leader receives threatening letter related to nation's help for Kurdish forces in Iraq

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 12:00pm EDT

Greece: 7 arrested in illegal adoption ring

Greece: 7 arrested in illegal adoption ring, babies came from neighboring Bulgaria

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 10:59am EDT

German court: church facilities can ban headscarf

German court: church-run institutions can deny employees right to wear Muslim headscarves

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 10:59am EDT

Police mix-up frees 3 suspected jihadis in France

3 suspected jihadis who went to Syria return free to France, in French-Turkish police mix-up

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 10:40am EDT

Poland's miners protest Russian coal imports

Poland's miners protest imports of cheap Russian coal, say it threatens their jobs

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 10:30am EDT

Dutch director George Sluizer dead at 82

George Sluizer, Dutchman who directed River Phoenix's last movie, dead at age 82

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 10:24am EDT

Greece: Homeless used in VIP taxi scam

Bank accounts of the homeless are used by a VIP taxi scam in Greece

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 09:30am EDT

Poor support Brazil's president in re-election bid

Brazilian president counts on re-election support from poor because of strong social programs

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 09:10am EDT

Cease-fire in eastern Ukraine violated

Cease-fire in eastern Ukraine violated despite agreement, planned withdrawal of weaponry

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 08:20am EDT

Uighur scholar in China to appeal life sentence

Uighur scholar in China plans to appeal life sentence for separatism; cites improper detention

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 08:04am EDT

Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq are just the start

Only the start: Syria airstrikes the beginning of a campaign against expanding terror threat

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 07:50am EDT

China, US, India push world carbon emissions up

World carbon pollution up by nearly 800 million tons in 2013, mostly from China, US, India

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 07:40am EDT

Correction: China-Minority Scholar story

Correction: China-Minority Scholar story

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 06:58am EDT
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