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2/2/2016 1:26 AM
Taliban goes after media in new war
KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban suicide bombing against a bus carrying employees of Afghanistan’s biggest media company last month has shocked local journalists, who fear they are now in the cross hairs of an increasingly lethal insurgency.

2/1/2016 4:35 PM
Italian police seize Mussolini's yacht
ROME — Italian police said on Monday they had seized a yacht that once belonged to Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini from a businessman possibly linked to a huge organized crime network.

2/1/2016 4:03 PM
France calls on U.S. to lift Cuba embargo
PARIS — France called on the U.S. to lift the economic embargo against Cuba during a historic state visit Monday by the Caribbean island’s president aimed at boosting economic relations between Havana and Paris.

2/1/2016 2:42 PM
Syria peace talks begin
GENEVA/BEIRUT/ROME — The United Nations announced on Monday peace talks for Syria had begun and called on world powers to push for a ceasefire, even as government forces, backed by Russian air strikes, launched their biggest offensive near Aleppo in a year.

2/1/2016 1:36 PM
WHO: Zika virus an international emergency
GENEVA  — The World Health Organization declared an international emergency today over the explosive spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which is linked to birth defects in the Americas, saying it is an “extraordinary event.”

2/1/2016 7:10 AM
Suicide bombing in Kabul kills at least 9
KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber killed at least nine and wounded 12 in an attack on a police base in Kabul today, an Afghan official said.

2/1/2016 8:38 AM
Iran: $100B in assets 'fully released'
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran said today it now has access to more than $100 billion worth of frozen overseas assets following the implementation of a landmark nuclear deal with world powers.

2/1/2016 8:47 AM
Drought hits South Africa's biggest wildlife park
KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, South Africa — Hippos in South Africa’s biggest wildlife park are increasingly grazing during the day rather than staying in rivers and pools as usual, a sign of an intensifying drought expected to kill some animals in the weeks ahead.

2/1/2016 8:40 AM
Britain OKs controversial gene-editing technique
LONDON — Britain’s fertility regulator has approved a scientist’s application to edit the human genetic code using a new technique that some fear crosses too many ethical boundaries.

2/1/2016 8:37 AM
RSPCA: Driver deliberately kills 17 kangaroos
SYDNEY — An animal welfare group in Australia says a driver deliberately ran down and killed 17 kangaroos.




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