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Afghan rivals clinch deal, easing political crisis

July 13, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and Afghanistan’s presidential candidates Ashraf Ghani, centre, and Abdulah Abdullah hold their arms in the air together after announcing a deal for the auditing of all Afghan election votes at the United Nations Compound in Kabul, Saturday, July 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Jim Bourg, Pool) KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) —...

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UN warns Iraq of ‘chaos’ if no political progress

July 13, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

An Iraq weapon dealer cleans his weapon at his home in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, July 12, 2014. The weapon dealer said prices of weapons and ammunition have nearly doubled in recent weeks in Iraq. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim) BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.N. urged...

Migrant boy buried in Guatemala hometown

July 13, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Relatives carry to a local cemetery, the coffin containing the remains of Gilberto Francisco Ramos Juarez, a Guatemalan boy whose decomposed body was found in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas, in San Jose Las Flores, Guatemala, Saturday, July 12, 2014....

Over 100 killed in Gaza as rockets fall on Israel

July 11, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Mourners carry bodies of Palestinian people killed in an Israeli air strike on a building near their family houses, during their funerals in Rafah refugee camp, southern Gaza Strip, Friday July 11, 2014. Israel launched the Gaza offensive to stop incessant...

As deaths rise, no end seen to Israeli offensive

July 11, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Demonstrators take part in a protest against action taken by Israel in the Gaza strip near the Israeli embassy in London, Friday, July 11, 2014. Thousands of pro-Palestinian demonstrators turned out on the streets of London and Paris on Friday to call for an...

Indonesia deadlock: court may decide new president

July 10, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Indonesian presidential candidate Joko Widodo, popularly known as “Jokowi” addresses a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, July 10, 2014. Jakarta Governor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and former army general Prabowo Subianto are...

Kerry arrives in Afghanistan to meet candidates

July 10, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, right, talks with Afghanistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs chief of protocol Ambassador Hamid Siddiq, as Kerry arrives at Kabul International airport in Kabul, Friday July 11, 2014. Kerry is expected to meet with...

Gaza dead tops 85 as Israel presses its offensive

July 10, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

View of central Israel seen from Tel Aviv as an Iron Dome air defense system fires to intercept a rocket from the Gaza Strip, Israel, Thursday, July 10, 2014. Israel dramatically escalated its aerial assault in Gaza Thursday hitting hundreds of Hamas targets,...

Israel steps up offensive as diplomacy kicks off

July 9, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Palestinians staged an anti-war, pro-Palestinian,anti-Israel demonstration in New York, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Several hundred demonstrators marched from the Israeli consulate to News Corp headquarters in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) JERUSALEM (AP)...

Israeli military masses troops along Gaza border

July 8, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Smoke rises following an Israeli strike on Gaza, as seen from the Israel-Gaza Border, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. The Israeli military launched a major offensive in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday, striking more than 100 sites and mobilizing troops for a...