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12/27/2014 6:34 AM
Pakistan: Airstrikes, troops kill 39 militants
ISLAMABAD — Pakistani warplanes and ground forces killed 39 militants as part of an ongoing operation in a volatile tribal region near the Afghan border, the Pakistani military said.

12/27/2014 6:32 AM
Gunmen kill policeman in Egypt
CAIRO — Egypt’s state news agency says two unknown gunmen on a motorcycle have shot and killed a policeman and injured another.

12/27/2014 6:30 AM
Japan's Abe unleashes new stimulus
TOKYO — Japan’s Cabinet today approved about 3.5 trillion yen ($29 billion) in fresh stimulus, including subsidies and job creation, to help pull the world’s third-largest economy out of recession.

12/26/2014 7:17 PM
Earthquake hits off Panama coast
A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck off Panama's Pacific coast today, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

12/26/2014 5:50 PM
Vatican arrests Femen activist
VATICAN CITY — The Vatican said today it had arrested a member of women's rights group Femen who on Christmas Day bared her breasts and grabbed a statue of the baby Jesus from a nativity scene in front of thousands of people in St. Peter's Square.

12/26/2014 5:02 PM
Canada mall shooting hurts 1
OTTAWA — Police say a shooting at an Ottawa outlet mall has left one person injured.

12/26/2014 4:15 PM
Tensions in Sweden after fire at mosque
LONDON — With fears of racially motivated violence on the rise in Europe, political leaders in Sweden today condemned a suspected arson attack at a mosque that injured five people and raised tension in a country where immigration has become a significant political issue.

12/26/2014 4:12 PM
New Russian doctrine says NATO top threat
MOSCOW — Russia identified NATO as the nation’s No. 1 military threat and raised the possibility of a broader use of precision conventional weapons to deter foreign aggression under a new military doctrine signed by President Vladimir Putin today.

12/26/2014 3:01 PM
Pregnant woman taken off life support
DUBLIN  — A brain-dead pregnant woman was taken off life support today after a court ruled that her 18-week-old fetus was doomed to die — a case that exposed fear and confusion among doctors over how to apply Ireland’s strict ban on abortion in an age of medical innovation.

12/26/2014 7:12 AM
Indian Ocean tsunami memories recalled
PERELIYA, Sri Lanka — A packed train in Sri Lanka that was swept off its tracks by waves as big as elephants. A boat patrolling off Thailand’s shore hurled more than a mile inland. Streets in Indonesia turned into roaring rivers that carried people to their deaths.




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