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4/26/2014 10:08 AM
Obama arrives for 2-day Malaysia visit
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Opening the first visit to Malaysia by a U.S. president in nearly half a century, Barack Obama looked ahead today to economic and security talks with Prime Minister Najib Razak, who leads a southeast Asian nation with an important role in Obama’s efforts to forge deeper ties with the region.

4/26/2014 9:34 AM
Foreign military observers held in E. Ukraine
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine — A pro-Russian insurgency leader in eastern Ukraine said today that foreign military observers detained as suspected NATO spies could be released in exchange for jailed pro-Russian activists.

4/26/2014 8:45 AM
2 living popes to honor 2 dead ones
VATICAN CITY — In a historic match-up of papacies past and present, Pope Francis and emeritus Pope Benedict XVI will honor Popes John XXIII and John Paul II in the first ever canonization of two popes. For such a momentous occasion, the ceremony is actually quite short and surprisingly straightforward, with the added benefit that the relics of the …

4/26/2014 8:37 AM
Blast causes partial building collapse in Vienna
VIENNA — At least six people were injured today after an apparent explosion destroyed part of a building in the Austrian capital.

4/26/2014 8:22 AM
Ukrainian leader meets with pope
VATICAN CITY — Ukraine’s acting prime minister has met with Pope Francis at the Vatican, but escalating Ukrainian-Russian tensions prompted him to return home instead of staying for the sainthood ceremony on Sunday.

4/26/2014 6:30 AM
Iraqis head to the polls with dim hopes
BAGHDAD — The vibrant posters promise jobs, prosperity and security coming from Iraq’s first parliamentary elections since U.S. troops withdrew from the country, but so far, voters have only dim hopes as sectarian bloodshed rages unstopped.

4/26/2014 6:28 AM
New sanctions on Russia could come Monday
DONETSK, Ukraine — The United States and other nations in the Group of Seven say they could move as early as Monday to impose additional economic sanctions on Russia in response to its actions in Ukraine.

4/26/2014 6:20 AM
5 NATO troops killed in Afghan helicopter crash
KABUL, Afghanistan — Five NATO troops died in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan today, the U.S.-led military coalition said.

4/25/2014 11:19 PM
Obama warns North Korea
SEOUL — President Barack Obama warned North Korea on Saturday that the United States “will not hesitate to use our military might” to defend allies, showcasing U.S. power in the region amid China’s growing influence and Pyongyang’s unpredictable nuclear threats.

4/25/2014 9:01 PM
North Korea detains American tourist
PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea has detained a 24-year-old American man for improper behavior while he was being processed to enter the country as a tourist, state media reported Saturday.