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Nigerian once drugged in crate at UK airport dies

Nigeria's Umaru Dikko dies at 78; once found drugged in crate at UK airport in govt kidnap

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 06:31pm EDT

Expert: More troops signals lengthy U.S. engagement in Iraq

The Obama Administration announced Tuesday that it's planning to deploy 200 more U.S. combat troops to Iraq, prompting one military expert to predict that this is likely the start of "an expanded American role" that could increase to "a few thousand" more Americans on the ground before it's over.

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 06:12pm EDT

Vatican bank shakeup expected as pope mulls reform

Vatican bank heading into new turmoil with shakeup as pope mulls future of institution

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 05:58pm EDT

Jill Biden on weeklong tour of 3 African countries

Jill Biden highlights female empowerment, education, leadership on tour of 3 African countries

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 05:47pm EDT

Agent: Pistorius planned travel with girlfriend

Oscar Pistorius planned to travel with Reeva Steenkamp shortly before killing, his agent says

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 03:40pm EDT

US ship arrives in Italy port for Syria weapons

US ship arrives in Italy port to collect, destroy Syria's chemical weapons

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 02:33pm EDT

Kerry asks Central America for help on immigration

Kerry asks Central American leaders to work with US on immigration, protecting children

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 02:20pm EDT

Murder charge dropped in IRA killing of jail guard

Belfast prosecutors drop murder charge against man over 2012 IRA killing of prison guard

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 02:11pm EDT

Ireland sorry for taking blond kids from Gypsies

Ireland's premier apologizes to 2 Romanian Gypsy families after police seize blond children

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 02:10pm EDT

Morocco rapper rebel gets 4 months in prison

Morocco's revolutionary rapper gets 4 months in prison for intoxication and assaulting police

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 02:01pm EDT

Leaders get immunity at new African rights court

Leaders get immunity at new African court against major crimes of war, humanity, genocide

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Hungary to build its part of South Stream

Hungary to build its part of Gazprom's South Stream gas pipeline that bypasses Ukraine

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 12:56pm EDT

Rolf Harris faces new allegations of abuse

Entertainer Rolf Harris faces new allegations of abuse following convictions for sex charges

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 12:40pm EDT

Report: 58 killed in hospitals in S.Sudan conflict

Aid group says 58 people have been killed in hospitals in South Sudan since December conflict

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 12:39pm EDT

Studies question UN strategies to save mothers

UN and partners ask for more money to save mothers despite little proof the strategies work

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 12:24pm EDT

Jihadi group captures Syrian border town

Activists say jihadi group captures Syrian town near Iraq border after days of fighting

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 12:14pm EDT

Pakistan vows to eliminate terrorist sanctuaries

Pakistan vows to eliminate terrorist safe havens with military operation

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 11:40am EDT

Knox's ex-beau: Evidence points to my innocence

Knox's ex-beau: Italy's top court should dismiss my murder conviction; Amanda innocent too

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 11:24am EDT

New Zealander gets life ban for fixing cricket

Former New Zealand cricketer banned for life; admits to match-fixing, calls himself 'a cheat'

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 11:22am EDT

Russia abandons year-round daylight-saving time

Russian parliament votes to revert to standard time, ending 3 years of permanent 'summer time'

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 11:00am EDT
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