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Published 13 hours ago
Putin: I won't be Russia's president for life
MOSCOW — Vladimir Putin has said he won’t remain Russia’s president for life and will step down in line with the constitution no later than 2024, according to an interview with a Russian news agency released Sunday.

Published 14 hours ago
Suicide bomber kills 45 in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan officials say that a suicide bomber has killed “at least 45” people in an attack on a volleyball tournament in the country’s east.

Published 15 hours ago
Pope canonizes 6 new saints
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis canonized six new saints Sunday, including a priest and a nun from the Indian state of Kerala, in a packed ceremony in St. Peter’s Square.

Published 17 hours ago
Migrants rescued off Cyprus' north coast
NICOSIA, Cyprus — About 228 migrants, apparently refugees from Syria, have been rescued after their damaged ship drifted for hours in rough seas off Cyprus’ northern coast, an official said Sunday.

Published 17 hours ago
Earthquake in west China kills 5
BEIJING — A strong earthquake that hit a sparsely populated, mountainous area of western China killed at least five people and injured 54 others, officials said Sunday. The injured included schoolchildren in a stampede.

11/22/2014 2:17 PM
Obama broadens mission in Afghanistan
WASHINGTON — U.S. troops in Afghanistan may once again engage Taliban fighters, not just al-Qaida terrorists, under new guidelines quietly approved by President Barack Obama, administration officials say.

11/22/2014 8:57 AM
Strong quake strikes central Japan
TOKYO — A strong earthquake has hit central Japan, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and no tsunami warning was issued.

11/22/2014 8:55 AM
Saudi prisoner at Guantanamo Bay released
MIAMI — A Saudi citizen who has spent the past 12 years detained at Guantanamo Bay has been released, the Pentagon said Saturday, amid a push to whittle down the prison population at the U.S. base in Cuba.

11/22/2014 8:41 AM
Pope meets with autistic children
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has called for an end to the isolation and stigma of people living with autism spectrum disorders and their families during an audience aimed at raising awareness about the condition.

11/22/2014 7:33 AM
At least 1 killed in China earthquake
BEIJING — A strong earthquake struck a lightly populated, mountainous area of western China on Saturday, killing at least one person and causing minor damage to buildings, officials and state media said.