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Girls from Brazil's favelas find escape in ballet

Ballet lessons bring grace and hope to the lives of girls in Brazil's gritty slums

Monday - 08/25/2014, 08:58am EDT

Thai junta leader assumes prime minister post

Thailand's junta leader officially assumes new post as the country's prime minister

Monday - 08/25/2014, 08:22am EDT

Islamic authority: Extremists no 'Islamic State'

Egypt's top Islamic authority, revered worldwide, says extremist group not an 'Islamic State'

Monday - 08/25/2014, 07:00am EDT

Official: British Ebola patient to be evacuated

British Ebola patient residing in Sierra Leone to be evacuated, official says

Monday - 08/25/2014, 04:58am EDT

Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in east

Rebels parade captive Ukrainian soldiers on streets of Donetsk as citizens shout and hurl eggs

Monday - 08/25/2014, 04:34am EDT

History in flames: Belgium recalls Leuven's ruins

Leuven's legacy: Century after razing of Belgian library, cultural destruction a wartime norm

Monday - 08/25/2014, 02:50am EDT

Palestinian president prepares new UN appeal

Palestinian president prepares new UN statehood appeal for after Gaza war

Monday - 08/25/2014, 02:48am EDT

Jihadis capture major Syrian air base in northeast

Islamic extremists capture Syrian air base, eliminating Assad presence in northeast province

Monday - 08/25/2014, 02:10am EDT

Iran says it downs Israeli drone near nuclear site

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards says it shoots down Israeli drone near nuclear site

Monday - 08/25/2014, 01:20am EDT

De Rothschild, grande dame of wine, dies at 80

Philippine de Rothschild, ex-actress who became grande dame of Bordeaux wine, dies at 80

Monday - 08/25/2014, 01:00am EDT

Cliff Richard rejects sexual assault allegation

UK pop star Cliff Richard questioned by police, says sex crime allegation 'completely false'

Monday - 08/25/2014, 01:00am EDT

Pakistan's largest city thirsts for a water supply

In Pakistan's largest city, both poor and rich thirst for clean water in growing supply crisis

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 03:36pm EDT

Ambassador: UK close to Identifying Foley killer

UK ambassador to US: Investigators close to identifying militant in James Foley killing video

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 02:58pm EDT

Iran says Iraq able to fight militants alone

Iranian foreign minister says sees no need for presence inside Iraq to help fight militants

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 11:19am EDT

18 bodies found as Italy rescues 3,500 migrants

18 bodies found as Italy rescues 3,500 migrants from Mediterranean, demands EU action again

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 11:00am EDT

UK appoints security envoy to Iraqi Kurdistan

UK appoints security envoy to Iraqi Kurdistan as part of fight against Islamic State militants

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 10:40am EDT

China defends intercepting US Navy plane

China says intercept of US spy plane was professional, urges end to close-in reconnaissance

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 10:40am EDT

Nigeria says 35 policemen missing after attack

Nigeria searches for 35 missing policemen after attack on police station in northeast

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 10:30am EDT

Germany: no Iraq combat troops or weapons to PKK

Germany's Merkel rules out sending combat troops to Iraq and giving weapons to Kurdish PKK

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 10:26am EDT

Qatar denies funding extremist Islamic State group

Qatar denies funding Islamic State group, calls for collective action in Iraq and Syria

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 09:34am EDT
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