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Islamic State group downs Iraqi attack helicopter

Islamic State group fighters armed with rocket launcher shoot down Iraqi attack helicopter

Friday - 10/03/2014, 10:08pm EDT

Palestinian university expels Israeli visitor

Palestinian academic freedom questioned after expulsion of Israeli journalist

Friday - 10/03/2014, 05:58pm EDT

Pope faces hopes, risks at family conference

Pope facing high expectations, and risks, at meeting of bishops on family issues

Friday - 10/03/2014, 04:52pm EDT

In Saudi Arabia, Muslims pray on climax of hajj

Muslims gather at Mount Arafat for major day of annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia

Friday - 10/03/2014, 04:04pm EDT

Fighting rages around airport in eastern Ukraine

Rebels in eastern Ukraine press their attack on key airport

Friday - 10/03/2014, 03:50pm EDT

Nobel peace panel in focus as 2014 awards begin

As Nobel season begins Norway wonders whether peace prize jury is too Norwegian

Friday - 10/03/2014, 03:50pm EDT

Abbas to seek $4 billion for Gaza reconstruction

Palestinians say they'll ask for $4 billion in foreign aid for reconstruction of Gaza

Friday - 10/03/2014, 03:34pm EDT

Hong Kong protesters cancel talks with government

Hong Kong protesters cancel talks with government after mobs try to drive them from streets

Friday - 10/03/2014, 02:32pm EDT

Letter records Titanic's near-miss of another ship

'It looked like trouble': Titanic engineer's letter describes near-hit of ship before disaster

Friday - 10/03/2014, 02:00pm EDT

Catalans seek legal case for secession vote

Catalan leaders seek legal case for secession vote that government is fighting in court

Friday - 10/03/2014, 01:53pm EDT

Boko Haram video shows beheading of Nigeria pilot

Beheading of Nigeria pilot, shots of downed jet in video allegedly showing Boko Haram leader

Friday - 10/03/2014, 01:10pm EDT

Bosnia concerned over arrival of Russian Cossacks

Bosnians are concerned over arrival of a group of Russian Cossacks ahead of elections

Friday - 10/03/2014, 01:10pm EDT

In squalid exile, Iraqi Yazidis hope for return

Iraqi Yazidis, driven out by militants, hope Kurdish fighters can recapture their hometown

Friday - 10/03/2014, 01:10pm EDT

Kenya MP's plan travel to ICC for president's case

At least 100 Kenyan legislators to accompany Kenyan president for international court case

Friday - 10/03/2014, 12:50pm EDT

Irish accused of snubbing probe into IRA massacre

Irish police accused of ignoring Belfast probe into 1976 IRA massacre of Protestant civilians

Friday - 10/03/2014, 11:40am EDT

Pontoon bridge opens to remind Belgians of WWI

Pontoon bridge opens in Antwerp to remind Belgians of World War I

Friday - 10/03/2014, 11:15am EDT

UN rights office urges release of Bahrain activist

UN rights office calls for release of Bahrain activist detained over tweet

Friday - 10/03/2014, 11:00am EDT

Zimbabwe police are told to smile

Say cheese! Police in Zimbabwe get trained in art of smiling to put tourists at ease

Friday - 10/03/2014, 10:43am EDT

Bulgarian to vote, fate of gas pipeline in balance

Bulgarians to vote in election that will determine fate of controversial Russian gas pipeline

Friday - 10/03/2014, 09:48am EDT

New polio cases in Pakistan edge closer to record

Pakistan reports 7 new polio victims, edging closer to record number of cases in the country

Friday - 10/03/2014, 09:10am EDT
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