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1/30/2015 6:50 AM
Bomb blast in Pakistan kills 56
KARACHI, Pakistan —A bomb blast ripped through a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan as worshippers gathered for prayers today, killing at least 56 people and wounding dozens more, in the deadliest act of anti-Shiite violence in two years.

1/30/2015 9:16 AM
Jordan awaits proof hostage is alive
TOKYO  — The fates of a Japanese journalist and Jordanian military pilot were unknown today, a day after the latest purported deadline for a possible prisoner swap passed with no further word from the Islamic State group holding them captive.

1/30/2015 9:05 AM
At least 12 civilians killed in Donetsk
KIEV, Ukraine — Artillery fire in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk has killed at least 12 civilians as the fighting between pro-Russia separatists and government troops intensifies.

1/30/2015 6:49 AM
Putin ally gets $3B Crimea bridge contract
MOSCOW — The Russian government has awarded the contract for the construction of a $3 billion bridge to Crimea to a longtime ally of President Vladimir Putin.

1/30/2015 6:47 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:

1/29/2015 6:37 PM
Simultaneous attacks in Egypt kill 26
EL-ARISH, Egypt — Militants struck more than a dozen army and police targets in the restive Sinai Peninsula with simultaneous attacks involving a car bomb and mortar rounds on Thursday, killing at least 26 security officers.

1/29/2015 3:48 PM
Gunman storms Dutch broadcaster, demands airtime
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A gunman who stormed into the headquarters of Dutch national broadcaster NOS demanding airtime Thursday night claimed to be from a “hackers’ collective,” according to a reporter who spoke to the man.

1/29/2015 3:06 PM
3 Americans killed in Kabul military airport
KABUL -- An Afghan soldier killed three U.S. contractors and wounded a fourth on Thursday at Kabul's military airport, an Afghan air force official said.

1/29/2015 2:04 PM
E.U. to extend existing Russia sanctions
BRUSSELS  — The European Union extended by six months an existing set of sanctions against Russian and pro-Russia separatist officials because of the continued fighting in eastern Ukraine and was planning further action, officials said today.

1/29/2015 10:44 AM
Gas truck explodes at Mexico City hospital
MEXICO CITY — Injured and bleeding, mothers carrying infants fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion today, and rescuers swung sledgehammers to break through fallen concrete in hunt for others who may have been trapped.




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