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1/25/2014 6:22 AM
2 policemen captured by Kiev protesters
KIEV, Ukraine — Anti-government protesters on Saturday seized a regional administration building, news reports said, and officials warned that police could storm the Kiev city hall to free two policemen allegedly captured by demonstrators.

1/24/2014 11:29 AM
Bombings rock Egyptian capital
CAIRO — A string of four bombings hit around Cairo today, including a car blast that ripped through the Egyptian capital’s main security headquarters and wrecked a nearby museum of Islamic artifacts. Six people were killed in the most significant attack yet in the city at a time of mounting confrontation between Islamists and the military-backed government.

1/24/2014 10:29 AM
Springsteen to perform in S. Africa
JOHANNESBURG — The man who was Born to Run has come all the way to South Africa for a first-ever performance in the country.

1/24/2014 6:53 AM
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1/23/2014 7:23 PM
Snowden says he can't return to U.S.
WASHINGTON -- Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden today said he cannot come back from Russia because “there's no chance to have a fair trial” and urged the United States to strengthen its protections for whistleblowers.

1/23/2014 2:07 PM
On charm offensive, Iran leader sets lofty goals
DAVOS, Switzerland — In a charm offensive to the global political and business elite, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani set lofty ambitions for his country, including becoming one of the world’s top 10 economies.

1/23/2014 11:50 AM
Brawl occurs in Turkish parliament
ANKARA, Turkey  — A brawl has occurred in Turkey’s parliament during a debate over the corruption scandal that has ensnared Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government, and an opposition legislator was punched in the face and hospitalized.

1/23/2014 11:08 AM
3 dead, 30 missing in Quebec fire
L’ISLE-VERTE, Quebec — Fire raged through a seniors’ residence in eastern Quebec early today, killing three people and leaving about 30 unaccounted for. Officials fear the death toll will climb.

1/23/2014 10:14 AM
India: Village elders order gang-rape
KOLKATA, India  — A 20-year-old Indian woman said she was gang-raped on the orders of a village council because she fell in love with a man from a different ethnic group, police said today.

1/23/2014 7:01 AM
Ukrainian tensions spread
KIEV, Ukraine  — Tensions in Ukraine spread far from its embattled capital today as hundreds of people in the city of Lviv stormed into the regional governor’s office and forced him to write a letter of resignation.