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1 hr ago | CBC News
A policeman checks a man for weapons before he attends prayers at a Sunni mosque in Iraq.
6 hrs ago | Bangkok Post
Business leaders have welcomed the nomination of junta chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha to become prime minister, saying his strong and decisive leadership is essential for the country to tackle numerous urgent problems.
10 hrs ago | ABC News
MARK COLVIN: The former Victorian premier, Ted Baillieu, has decided not to contest November's state election.
An effort to reduce crashes on a deadly stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway east of Regina is being thwarted by vandals damaging new speed limit signs.
Premier David Alward strove to clearly set apart his position on energy from that of his main rival as the New Brunswick election campaign began Thursday, accusing Liberal Leader Brian Gallant of being hypocritical on the issue.
Ontario and Quebec are calling on the federal government to increase infrastructure funding because of the slower rate of economic recovery and job creation in Eastern Canada.
Albert Reynolds, the straight-talking Irish prime minister who played a key role in delivering peace to Northern Ireland but struggled to keep his own governments intact, died Thursday after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.
The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.
As the consultations on access to information wind down, Lynn Hammond offered the strongest defence of Bill 29, and the justifications for keeping government information secret from the public.
After recent revelations about former premier Alison Redford's travel expenses and use of government airplanes, Alberta Progressive Conservative party leadership candidate Thomas Lukaszuk said regaining the trust of Albertans starts with having an accountable leader.
Three months after overthrowing Thailand's last elected government, this Southeast Asian nation's junta leader is poised to step out of his army uniform for good - to take up the post of prime minister in a move critics say will only extend his time at the helm and consolidate the military's grip on power.
Premier Denis Napthinie was excited to find a huge fungi in a blue gum plantation near the Upper Hotspur Condah Road.
David Alward is counting on voters to back his plan to develop New Brunswick's natural resources as a path to prosperity when the Progressive Conservatives make their case for a second term in office when the province's election campaign officially begins Thursday.
"FLICKING the switch to vaudeville" was the way former prime minister Paul Keating used to describe getting his message across to disinterested voters.
Pakistan's powerful army chief called Wednesday for the country's civilian government to negotiate with thousands of protesters surrounding parliament who demand the prime minister step down over alleged fraud in last year's election.
Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier cited the "barbaric" actions of the Islamic State group that has taken control of large parts of Iraq in recent weeks, and the threat that their further advance could pose to the region and Europe.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 01:07 pm
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