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Israel frees 26 Palestinian prisoners before talks

August 14, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Palestinian relatives of Atif Shaat, celebrate while waiting for his release at the checkpoint at the entrance of Beit Hanoun between north of Gaza Strip and Israel, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. Israel agreed to release 26 Palestinian prisoners, most of them held for deadly attacks and most have already served around 20 years, as a [&hellip...

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Typhoon batters Philippines; 23 fishermen missing

August 11, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A Filipino worker folds a billboard ad that shows Antonio Spurs Tony Parker as people brace for Typhoon Utor in Manila, Philippines on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. More than 3,000 passengers were stranded on piers in the northeastern Philippines Sunday, as the...

Wave of bombings in Iraq during holiday kills 69

August 11, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Smoke rises frome the scene of a car bomb attack in Kadhimiya, Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013. A wave of car bombings targeted cafes and markets around the Iraqi capital of Baghdad as people celebrate the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan,...

Colombia’s Santos seeks US clarification on spying

August 8, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos gestures during an interview at the presidential palace in Bogota, Colombia, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. Santos says he’s seeking clarification from Washington on whether its intelligence-gathering in his...

Yemen official: US drones kill 12 in 3 airstrikes

August 8, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 8, 2011 file photo, a Predator B unmanned aircraft taxis at the Naval Air Station in Corpus Christi, Texas. Two U.S. drone strikes killed a total of nine suspected al-Qaida militants Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, a Yemeni military official...

2 Mexican teens: Van sold by US gov’t had cocaine

August 8, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

This combo image of two undated photos provided by the Torres family show, Sergio Alejandro Torres, 18, left, and Julio Cesar Moreno, 19, smiling as they are photographed in Guadalajara, Mexico. The two high-school students are fighting drug-trafficking...

Syrian troops kill more than 60 in desert ambush

August 8, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this image taken from video obtained from the Shaam News Network, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, a Syrian man carries an injured child away from a missile strike in Raqqa, Syria, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013....

Python’s strangling of 2 boys in Canada probed

August 6, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A memorial sits outside the Reptile Ocean exotic pet store in Campbellton, New Brunswick, Canada, on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. Autopsies will be performed Tuesday on two young boys who were strangled in their sleep by a large African rock python that escaped...

Attacks kill 28 people across Pakistan

August 6, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

People look at the lifeless bodies of victims shot by gunmen at a local hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. Dozens of gunmen disguised in police uniforms shot to death more than a dozen they pulled off of a convoy of buses in southwest...

Australian vote for Sept. 7; Rudd runs on economy

August 4, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Australia’s Prime Minister Kevin Rudd speaks during a press conference at the Parliament House in Canberra, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013. Prime Minister Rudd called an election on Sept. 7 and said Sunday that it will be fought over who can be trusted to manage...