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6/1/2014 6:33 AM
Smugglers kill 6 soldiers in Egypt gunbattle
CAIRO — Smugglers have killed six Egyptian army border guards, including an officer, in a gunbattle in the remote southwest, the military announced today.

6/1/2014 6:28 AM
Israel PM denounces Palestinian unity deal
JERUSALEM — Israel’s prime minister is calling on world leaders not to recognize the Palestinian unity government expected to be formed Monday because of its affiliation with the militant group Hamas.

6/1/2014 6:25 AM
16 missing after helicopter crash in Russia
MOSCOW — A helicopter has crashed into a lake in northern Russia, and officials say 16 of the 18 people on board are missing, while two passengers managed to swim to safety and were hospitalized.

5/31/2014 9:17 PM
Palestinian government to be sworn in
RAMALLAH, West Bank — A Palestinian unity government between his Fatah party and its rival, the militant group Hamas, will be formed and sworn in Monday, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said today.

5/31/2014 9:14 PM
Thai oil tanker goes missing
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A Thai oil tanker carrying diesel fuel went missing after it departed from Singapore on its way to Indonesia, an international anti-piracy watch group reported today.

5/31/2014 7:21 PM
China assails Hagel’s criticism
BEIJING — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel suggested that China was using “intimidation, coercion” and the “threat of force” to assert its claims in the South China Sea, prompting an immediate rebuke from Beijing.

5/31/2014 12:48 PM
U.S. solider freed from captivity in Afghanistan
WASHINGTON — The only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed from Taliban captivity in exchange for the release of five Afghan detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Obama administration officials said today.

5/31/2014 1:23 PM
Palestinian unity government to be formed
RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says the formation of a Palestinian unity government backed by the rival factions of Hamas and Fatah will be announced Monday.

5/31/2014 9:51 AM
Magnitude 6.2 tremor near Mexico
GOLDEN, Colo. — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 has been reported off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico.

5/31/2014 9:17 AM
Turkish activists mark 1st anniversary of protests
ISTANBUL — Thousands of Turkish activists are preparing to demonstrate in Istanbul and other cities, calling for greater democratic freedoms. They are marking the first anniversary of nationwide anti-government protests.