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89 killed in worst Afghanistan bombing since 2001

July 15, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Afghanistan’s security forces and civilians walk at the site of a suicide attack in the Urgun area of Paktika province, Afghanistan, Tuesday, July 15, 2014. The attack near a busy market and a mosque killed at least 89 people in the deadliest insurgent attack on civilians since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion. (AP Photo/Pajhwok News Agency) [&hellip...

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Egypt proposes cease-fire between Israel, Hamas

July 14, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

A Palestinian mourner cries as she talks to a TV journalist, while the bodies of Mousa Abu Muamer, 56, and his son Saddam, 27, who were killed in an overnight Israeli missile strike at their house are brought in during their funeral procession, on the...

Pakistani teen seeks release of Nigerian girls

July 14, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai, left, shakes hands with Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, right, at the Presidential villa, in Abuja, Nigeria, Monday, July 14, 2014. Yousafzai on Monday won a promise from Nigeria’s leader to meet with the parents...

Thousands of Palestinians flee northern Gaza

July 13, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

CAPTION CORRECTION, CORRECTS THE HOME WAS THAT OF POLICE CHIEF’S COUSIN – Palestinians use their hands to move soil soaked with water and shape the grave of a member of the al-Batsh family who were killed in Saturday’s Israeli airstrike,...

No Iran breakthrough with Kerry in Vienna

July 13, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry gestures as he arrives in front of a hotel where closed-door nuclear talks on Iran take place in Vienna, Austria, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Kerry and fellow foreign ministers are adding their diplomatic muscle to nuclear talks...

Afghan rivals clinch deal, easing political crisis

July 13, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

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...

UN warns Iraq of ‘chaos’ if no political progress

July 13, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

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 Off

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 Off

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 Off

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...