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North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile into waters off its east coast on Saturday, July 26, a South Korean defense official said.
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Afghan election commission workers, overseen by NATO-led Italian troops, unload ballot boxes flown in on a UN aircraft from Farah Province and to be sent onward to Kabul, at Herat airport on July 24. Just over a week into the audit of all the votes cast in Afghanistan's presidential election, the review has been marred by delays and disagreements.
Two items that are essential to most Indian households are a bucket and a pitcher.
America gives its Army generals five stars, a family favorite amusement park ride is patented, Dylan plugs in, and Roseanne "sings," all on this day.
Nearly a quarter-century after McDonald's startled and delighted Soviets with their first taste of American fast-food culture, the company's now facing a suit that could ban it from selling some of its signature products.
You've seen the Jib-Jab videos. The ones where you can take the heads of yourself and others and insert them into a preprogrammed animated greeting card that will have you appearing as an elf at Christmas or a leprechaun on Saint Patrick's Day and more.
The battle started when a government-hired crew tore down the metal cross atop the one-room church in this village surrounded by rice paddies last month.
A former president of Kyrgyzstan has been convicted and sentenced in absentia to life in prison for his role in violently breaking up an opposition rally, resulting in 77 deaths.
South Korean news agency says the eldest son of the sunken ferry owner has been detained by police after two months on the run.
Japanese fans want it known: The radiation-breathing, skyscraper-stomping monster they call "Gojira" was born right here in Japan, 60 years ago.
The busses were traveling from Kabul and carrying around 30 passengers, many of whom had gone to the capital to shop ahead of the holiday marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, said Sayed Anwar Rahmati, the governor of the western Ghor province, where the attack took place.
Russian military forces have fired artillery rounds into eastern Ukraine to target Ukrainian military positions, and plans to send even more heavy multiple rocket launchers to Russian separatists, U.S. officials said for the first time Thursday.
Dozens more bodies from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 are set to arrive in the Netherlands on Thursday, as the EU prepares to hit Russia with fresh sanctions.
A suicide bomber detonated an explosive-packed motorcycle in northern Afghanistan Thursday, killing six civilians and wounding more than 20 in a crowded market as shoppers bought supplies for the upcoming festival of Eid-ul-Fitr, officials said.
The chairman of an American meat supplier apologized Thursday for a Chinese subsidiary that is accused of selling expired beef and chicken to restaurants including McDonald's and KFC.
Sami Wafa, the chief of staff of the Herat governor, said the two women were riding in a taxi on Thursday when they were shot dead by two men on a motorcycle.
Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 09:51 am
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