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9/13/2014 6:45 PM
Video shows another ISIS beheading
BEIRUT — A video has been posted online purporting to show the beheading by the Islamic State group of British aid worker David Haines, who went missing in Syria last year.

9/13/2014 4:41 PM
German gay rights activist beaten in Belgrade
BELGRADE, Serbia — A German man who took part in a gay rights conference suffered life-threatening brain injuries when he was severely beaten in downtown Belgrade on Saturday, Serbian police and gay activists said.

9/13/2014 4:36 PM
Dozens rescued from Philippine ferry
MANILA, Philippines — Rescuers saved at least 34 of the 84 people on board an inter-island ferry that is believed to have sunk late Saturday after encountering engine problems in bad weather in the central Philippines, officials said.

9/13/2014 10:55 AM
Kerry seeks Egypt aid in battle against ISIS
CAIRO — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Egypt is an “important partner” in the emerging coalition aimed at beating back the extremist Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.

9/13/2014 7:18 AM
Pope visits former WWI battlefields
REDIPUGLIA, Italy — Pope Francis urged the world Saturday to shed its apathy in the face of what he characterizes as a third world war, intoning “war is madness” at the foot of a grandiose monument to soldiers killed in World War I.

9/13/2014 7:07 AM
Iraq PM orders halt to shelling of civilian areas
BAGHDAD — Iraq’s prime minister said Saturday he has ordered the army to stop shelling populated areas held by militants in order to spare the lives of “innocent victims” as the armed forces struggle to retake cities and towns seized by the Islamic State extremist group this summer.

9/12/2014 8:48 PM
Mexico lifts limit on dollar deposits
MEXICO CITY — The Mexican government will no longer limit the monthly cash deposits of U.S. dollars that border businesses can make if the companies allow authorities to monitor their financial transactions and meet other requirements, the president announced Friday.

9/12/2014 5:07 PM
Cobbling coalition for attack no easy task
ANKARA, Turkey — Assembling a coalition to fight the militants from the Islamic State group is proving to be a complicated affair.

9/12/2014 3:47 PM
Toronto Mayor withdraws re-election bid
TORONTO — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford withdrew his re-election bid Friday as he seeks treatment for a tumor in his abdomen, ending a campaign he had pursued despite a stint in rehab and persistent calls for him to quit amid drug and alcohol scandals. But he announced his brother would run in his place, saying “we cannot go backwards.

9/12/2014 11:52 AM
Ukraine, rebels trade 67 prisoners
DONETSK, Ukraine  — In the dead of night, Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed rebel forces today exchanged 67 prisoners who had been captured during fighting in eastern Ukraine, part of a cease-fire deal that has struggled to succeed.