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1 hr ago | The Washington Post
Armenians carry a huge Armenian flag during a torch lit march to commemorate the 99th anniversary of the genocide in Yerevan, Armenia, Wednesday, April 23, 2013.
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6 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
In the past 24 hours, Saudi Arabia has reported four new deaths from a Middle East virus related to SARS and 36 more cases of infection, including a Turkish pilgrim in Mecca.
10 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News
Israel's Security Cabinet made the decision during a marathon emergency meeting convened to discuss the new Palestinian deal.
13 hrs ago | KMIZ
The World Health Organization reports that 780 million people don't have access to clean water, and 3.4 million die each year due to water-borne diseases.
16 hrs ago | National Public Radio
Saudi Arabia's health ministry says two more patients who became infected with a Middle East virus related to SARS have died, and that 13 others have contracted the virus.
A soldier pays his respects at the grave of a colleague near Cape Helles, where the Gallipoli landings took place The designer of a memorial to the Gallipoli campaign has appealed for help to fund a facelift of the work ahead of the 99th anniversary of one of the First World War's bloodiest battles.
The U.N. Security Council called for an investigation Wednesday into reports of alleged chlorine gas use in some Syrian towns, causing deaths and injuries.
Syrian government forces have attacked rebel-held areas with poisonous chlorine gas in recent weeks and months, leaving men, women and children coughing, choking and gasping for breath, according to Associated Press interviews with more than a dozen activists, medics and residents on the opposition side.
The world-famous magician and his family are moving back to Israel after 43 years "to save lives and help emergency preparations in Israel."
Four decades after John Wayne Gacy lured more than 30 young men and boys to his Chicago-area home and strangled them, his case has helped authorities solve another killing - one he didn't commit.
Several armed men targeted a family from the United Arab Emirates by forcing their way into the family's London apartment weeks after a similar attack in the British capital, state media in the Gulf nation reported Wednesday.
ANKARA, Turkey -- Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued a conciliatory message to Armenians on the eve of the anniversary of the massacre of Armenians almost a century ago, calling the events of World War I "our shared pain."
Yemeni officials are working to identify some of the dozens of suspected militants killed in a series of air strikes in recent days.
Abbas told a group of visiting Israeli reporters that their country's policies have left his West Bank government powerless and that if it continues its path he will "let it come and run this authority."
A military judge on Tuesday ordered prosecutors to turn over never-revealed details about the time a Guantanamo Bay detainee spent in secret CIA prisons after his arrest on in connection with the deadly attack on the USS Cole in Yemen.
The minority historically views itself as part of the Palestinian people and considers service in the army as taboo.
The vessel sank last Wednesday on a routine trip from the port of Incheon to the holiday island of Jeju A crew member of the ferry has said the crew tried to launch lifeboats, but could not get near because of the tilt of the ship.