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6/22/2014 4:27 PM
Cease-fire reached in Palestinian camp in Syria
BEIRUT— Various fighting factions and the Syrian government reached a cease-fire agreement in a besieged Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus, activists and state media said today.

6/22/2014 4:22 PM
3 escaped inmates captured in Montreal
MONTREAL — A heavily-armed SWAT team raided an upscale Montreal condominium early Sunday to capture the three men police say made a bold escape by helicopter from a Quebec jail two weeks ago.

6/22/2014 9:21 AM
Iraq insurgents capture 4th town in Anbar
BAGHDAD — Sunni militants have seized another town in Iraq’s western Anbar province, the fourth to fall in two days, officials said today, in what is shaping up to be a major offensive in one of Iraq’s most restive regions.

6/22/2014 8:08 AM
Pope seeks an end to all torture
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is urging Christians to work together to abolish every form of torture, condemning the practice as a grave sin.

6/22/2014 7:32 AM
U.S. seeks to thaw Egypt relations
CAIRO — The United States, seizing on Egypt’s weak economy and shaky security, is seeking to convince its new president to embrace more moderate policies to achieve stability — and deliver more American aid.

6/22/2014 6:26 AM
Putin calls for compromise in Ukraine
MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has urged both sides in the Ukrainian conflict to sit down at the negotiating table and find a compromise.

6/21/2014 7:17 PM
Syrian jets bomb eastern rebel towns
AMMAN, Jordan — Syrian jets bombed rebel-held eastern areas today close to the border with Iraq under the control of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, killing and injuring dozens in stepped up raids against the militant group since its Iraqi offshoot made stunning gains in northern Iraq.

6/21/2014 7:07 PM
Albuquerque protesters put police chief 'on trial'
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Protesters advocating for drastic changes within a police agency criticized by the U.S. Justice Department over its use of force put the embattled police chief “on trial” during a rally today.

6/21/2014 5:59 PM
Fan clashes keep World Cup city on alert
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil — Police are on alert in the World Cup city of Belo Horizonte because of concerns about renewed violence between soccer fans from Argentina and Brazil.

6/21/2014 4:14 PM
Mayor, diplomats join gay pride march in Greece
THESSALONIKI, Greece — Police say more than 6,000 people have marched through the streets of Greece’s second largest city, Thessaloniki, in its third gay pride parade.