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The attack took place just hours after the insurgent group announced it would hold talks with the US on finding a political solution to ending the nearly 12-year war in the country.
Airborne laser technology has uncovered a network of roadways and canals, illustrating a bustling ancient city linking Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat temple complex.
An East Texas man has pleaded guilty to smuggling snakes on several planes from South America to the United States.
Many exchange shops closed in Damascus on Tuesday, fearing more chaos a day after the Syrian currency plunged to a new record low, reflecting growing fears in the capital following a U.S. decision to arm rebel groups fighting to topple President Bashar Assad's regime.
In this June 1, 2013 photo, Paraguayans returning from shopping in Clorinda, Argentina carry boxes and bags across the international bridge over the Pilcomayo River into the town of Nanawa, Paraguay.
A double suicide bombing attack at a Shiite mosque in Baghdad has killed at least 24 people and wounded dozens more.
Media in Mozambique say at least five government troops were killed and two others were wounded in fighting with alleged members of an opposition group.
Thailand's Buddhism body said it is monitoring monks nationwide for any inappropriate behavior after a video showed monks using luxurious personal items while flying on a private jet.
In this Sunday, March 3, 2013 file photo, A Kurdish female member of the Popular Protection Units stands guard at a check point near the northeastern city of Qamishli, Syria.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has asked Pope Francis to canonize a doctor who tended to the poor in Caracas and is considered a saint already by many Venezuelans.
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland - President Barack Obama declared peace in Northern Ireland a "blueprint" for those living amid conflict around the world, while acknowledging that the calm between Catholics and Protestants will face further tests.
Ian Brady wants to be transferred to a prison from the secure Ashworth Hospital, where he is on hunger strike Moors Murderer Ian Brady is scheduled to go before a tribunal in his bid to be transferred to a prison to die.
The Guardian newspaper says the British eavesdropping agency GCHQ repeatedly hacked into foreign diplomats' phones and emails when the U.K. hosted international conferences, even going so far as to set up a bugged Internet cafA© in an effort to get an edge in high-stakes negotiations.
President Barack Obama has chosen a high-powered Washington lawyer with extensive experience in all three branches of the government to be the State Department's special envoy for closing down the military-run prison at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba.
About 7,000 officers, half of them imported from Britain, are providing security as leaders arrive for the two-day summit starting Monday at a golf resort on a peninsula near the town of Enniskillen.
One of the most significant turning points in one of America's longest and costliest wars is imminent: Afghanistan's fledgling security forces are taking the lead for security nationwide, bringing the moment of truth on the question of whether they are ready to fight an insurgency that remains resilient after nearly 12 years of conflict.