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12/26/2014 9:03 AM
Airstrike kills 3 armed Afghan villagers
KABUL, Afghanistan  — An airstrike by U.S.-led coalition forces today killed three Afghan villagers who were “heavily armed” but not part of the Taliban insurgency, an Afghan official said.

12/26/2014 7:04 AM
3 S. Korea workers die at future nuke plant
SEOUL, South Korea — Three South Korean workers died today after apparently inhaling toxic gas at a construction site for a nuclear plant being built by South Korea’s monopoly nuclear power company, which has come under recent threats by hackers, a company official said.

12/26/2014 7:06 AM
Russia's ruble ends 5-day rally
MOSCOW — The Russian currency has ended its five-day rally and declined 4 percent as the markets remain jittery over the outlook of the Russian economy.

12/25/2014 8:16 PM
U.S. crude climbs above $56
SEOUL — U.S. oil rose above $56 a barrel in early trade on Friday after news that a rocket hit a storage tank at Libya's biggest oil port, but prices were on track for a fifth weekly drop with data showing a surprise build in crude stocks in the United States.

12/25/2014 8:10 PM
Japan factory output down
TOKYO — Japanese industrial output unexpectedly fell 0.6 percent in November, down for the first time in three months, government data showed on Friday, in a sign of a fragile recovery from recession.

12/25/2014 7:06 PM
Russian seeks investigation of atomic bombings
MOSCOW — A leading Russian elected official today called for an investigation of the United States’ atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II as a “crime against humanity.”

12/25/2014 7:02 PM
Ukraine's Jews fleeing to Israel
KIEV, Ukraine — Yulia, Kostiantyn and their daughter, Valerie, don’t look like a typical refugee family. All well-dressed — even the Chihuahua, Micky, wearing a chic dog jacket — they might not seem out of place mingling with Kiev’s oligarchs.

12/25/2014 5:50 PM
Israeli girl severely wounded in attack
JERUSALEM — An 11-year-old Israeli girl was severely wounded today when a firebomb was thrown at the car in which she was traveling with her father in the West Bank, the Israeli military said.

12/25/2014 1:04 PM
Father of pilot pleads for release
AMMAN, Jordan  — The father of a Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State group in Syria pleaded for his son’s release today, asking him to treat him well in captivity as a fellow Muslim.

12/25/2014 11:09 AM
Russia offers support to N. Korea
MOSCOW  — Russia has offered sympathy to North Korea amid the Sony hacking scandal, saying the movie that sparked the dispute was so scandalous that Pyongyang’s anger was “quite understandable.”

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