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Published 4 minutes ago
Israeli strike kills 18 in Gaza
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The target was the Gaza police chief. He survived the Israeli airstrike on a cousin’s home with critical injuries, but 18 family members were killed, including five children and teens.

Published 6 hours ago
6 killed in fierce fighting over Libyan airport
CAIRO — At least six people were killed and 25 injured Sunday when rival militias battled for the control of the international airport in Libya’s capital. Civil aviation authorities announced the airport will be closed for three days because of security concerns.

Published 8 hours ago
World leaders in Vienna for nuclear talks
VIENNA — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and fellow foreign ministers are adding their diplomatic muscle to try and advance troubled nuclear talks with Iran, with a target date only a week away for a pact meant to curb programs Tehran could turn to making atomic arms.

Updated 9 hours ago
Pope leads crowd in silent prayer for Mideast
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has led tens of thousands of people in St. Peter’s Square in unannounced, silent prayer for an end to the warfare in the Mideast.

Published 10 hours ago
Israel calls for north Gaza evacuation
JERUSALEM — Israel briefly deployed ground troops inside the Gaza Strip for the first time early Sunday as its military warned northern Gaza residents to evacuate their homes, part of a widening campaign against militant rocket fire that’s killed more than 160 Palestinians.

Published 10 hours ago
11 Afghan security force members killed in attacks
KABUL, Afghanistan — Insurgent attacks across Afghanistan have killed 11 Afghan security force members, authorities said Sunday, as a suicide car bomb attack wounded three NATO troops.

Published 20 hours ago
Ukraine President to attend World Cup final
RIO DE JANEIRO — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will attend the World Cup final in Rio de Janeiro — along with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Brazilian authorities said today.

Published 20 hours ago
UN warns Iraq of 'chaos' if no progress
BAGHDAD — The U.N. urged Iraq’s leaders Saturday to overcome their deep divisions and move quickly to form a new government that can unite the country and confront a surging militant threat, warning that failure to do so “risks plunging the country into chaos.”

7/12/2014 4:53 PM
33 dead in raid on Baghdad complex
BAGHDAD  — Iraqi police say gunmen have killed at least 33 people, including 29 women, in a raid on two buildings in a housing complex in Baghdad.

7/12/2014 4:49 PM
Rio police detain protesters before World Cup final
RIO DE JANEIRO - Rio de Janeiro police said on Saturday they had detained 19 people with a history of committing vandalism during protests as Brazil tries to pre-empt any potential violent demonstrations during Sunday's World Cup final.