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Afghanistan's two rival candidates reached a breakthrough agreement Saturday to a complete audit of their contested presidential election and, whoever the victor, a national unity government.
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The movie, a coproduction of Georgia, Germany, France, the Czech Republic and Kazakhstan, is a psychological drama with sparse dialogues about an old farmer and his granddaughter living on a tiny island in a river that forms a natural border between Georgia and its breakaway region of Abkhazia.
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In a scene out of the Cold War, Cuban President Raul Castro and ailing brother Fidel met with the current leader of the communist island's longtime economic benefactor, the state press reported Saturday.
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Tommy Ramone, a co-founder of the seminal punk band the Ramones and the last surviving member of the original group, has died, a business associate said Saturday.
8 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com
An Iraqi Shiite fighter chants slogans against the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State group during Friday prayers in the Shiite holy city of Karbala, 50 miles south of Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, July 11, 2014.
An Israeli soldier leans on the barrel of the gun of a mobile artillery unit at a position on the Israel-Gaza border, Friday, July 11, 2014.
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This Nov. 9, 2012 photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office shows Babar Ahmad, extradited in October 2012 with Syed Talha Ahsan to the United States from Britain on charges of supporting terrorists through websites.
North Korea continues to do a fine job of promoting an upcoming flick with Seth Rogen and James Franco.
Poverty was surely a factor, as no doubt was the mistaken belief that American immigration authorities would not send back unaccompanied children.
The aid group Save the Children says an outbreak of cholera is putting thousands of lives at risk in parts of violence-hit South Sudan.
Actress and dancer Zohra Sehgal, who charmed viewers with her impish grin and twinkling eyes, has died of heart failure in New Delhi at age 102.
The bus was returning the children home from school Thursday in a mountainous village near the capital city of Hunan province when it fell into a pond, the Xinhua News Agency said.
The U.S. and its allies are growing increasingly concerned as Afghanistan shows signs of unraveling in its first democratic transfer of power from President Hamid Karzai.
The chairman and the Joint Chiefs of Staff unanimously supported the Obama administration's exchange of five Taliban leaders for an Army sergeant held prisoner in Afghanistan for five years.
"Terrorist groups have seized control of nuclear material at the sites that came out of the control of the state," says a Tuesday letter from the Iraqi ambassador to the U.N., who explained that it "can be used in manufacturing weapons of mass destruction."
Japan's government has approved a reinterpretation of the war-renouncing constitution to allow greater use of military force to defend other countries.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 02:38 pm
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