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BEIJING, China - Chinese courts have sentenced 11 people for inciting religious extremism and related crimes in the northwestern Muslim region of Xinjiang, just weeks ahead of the anniversary of bloody ethnic rioting that spread through the region four years ago.
5 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
His announcement that the Fed will likely end its extraordinary bond-buying program next year sends the Dow down more than 200 points.
6 hrs ago | Visalia Times-Delta
GARDEZ KHALA, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan - Armored vehicles carrying U.S. and Afghan Special Forces arrive at this remote village and are greeted by dozens of angry men.
10 hrs ago | Canton Observer
Afghan President Hamid Karzai listens to a journalists question during a joint press conference with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen unseen after a security handover ceremony at a military academy outside Kabul on June 18, 2013.
14 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press
India's prime minister said Wednesday that the death toll from flooding this week in the northern state of Uttrakhand had surpassed 100 and could rise substantially.
17 hrs ago | Courier-Post
A senior administration official says Obama will propose reduce the U.S. and Russian stockpiles by up to one-third at a speech in Berlin.
17 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany
Trying to tamp down concerns about government over-reach, President Barack Obama on Wednesday defended U.S. Internet and phone surveillance programs as narrowly targeted efforts that have saved lives and thwarted at least 50 terror threats.
17 hrs ago | Seattle Times
Japan's nuclear watchdog formally approved a set of new safety requirements for atomic power plants Wednesday, paving the way for the reopening of facilities shut down since the Fukushima disaster.
A top North Korean negotiator has arrived at China's Foreign Ministry for strategic talks following a rough patch in relations between the communist allies and Pyongyang's surprise weekend call for dialogue with the U.S. North Korean First Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan was expected to discuss bilateral relations and the situation on the Korean ... (more)
General Keith Alexander said the NSA's surveillance programs have helped stop more than 50 potential strikes since the 9/11 attacks.
Nearly four years after the deadly Fort Hood shooting rampage, the Army psychiatrist charged in the case will finally go on trial after a judge Tuesday refused his request for a three-month delay.
A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd of hundreds of mourners attending a funeral in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing 29 people.
On his birthday this year, Kim Jong Un reportedly gave every child in North Korea candy, according to CNBC.
Afghanistan officials will open a U.S.-backed office in the Gulf nation of Qatar as early as Tuesday to facilitate direct peace talks with the Taliban, according to three senior administration officials.
Defence Secretary Philip Hammond during a visit to the main British base in Afghanistan, Camp Bastion in Helmand province /MOD/Crown Copyright/PA Wire) The handover of security in Afghanistan to its own armed forces is a "hard-fought milestone", Defence Secretary Philip Hammond said.
Encephalitis has already killed at least 118 children this year, and authorities fear the death toll could reach about 1,000, said Dr. R.N. Singh of the Encephalitis Eradication Movement, an Indian nonprofit.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai says his country's armed forces are taking over the lead for security around the country from the U.S.-led NATO coalition.