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7/11/2014 7:52 AM
Thai poachers kill elephant in sanctuary
BANGKOK  — A conservation center in Thailand says poachers have killed and sawed the tusks off a 50-year-old elephant that performed in royal processions and was even featured in Oliver Stone’s 2004 movie “Alexander.”

7/11/2014 6:57 AM
Taliban attacks in Afghanistan kill 13
KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bombing targeting police officers and an attack on a convoy of de-miners killed at least 13 people in Afghanistan, authorities said today, separate attacks blamed on the Taliban ahead of foreign troops withdrawing from the country.

7/11/2014 6:54 AM
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7/10/2014 9:37 PM
Van falls into pond, killing 8 children in China
BEIJING — Eight kindergarteners and three adults died in central China after the minivan they were in crashed into a pond, state media reported Friday.

7/10/2014 8:24 PM
More than 85 dead in Gaza conflict
KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip — The Al Haj family never heard it coming: An Israeli missile smashed into their home in the middle of the night, destroying the structure and killing eight relatives in a matter of seconds. A survivor said all the dead were civilians.

7/10/2014 1:14 PM
U.S. sending $22M more to aid S. Sudan
WASHINGTON — The U.S. announced on Thursday an additional $22 million in humanitarian assistance to refugees and people displaced by the violence in South Sudan.

7/10/2014 6:51 AM
Samsung faces child labor claim
SEOUL, South Korea  — Samsung is facing a fresh accusation that one of its China suppliers hired children to meet production targets during a period of high demand from the South Korean electronics giant.

7/10/2014 6:49 AM
5 Myanmar journalists jailed 10 years
YANGON, Myanmar — Four reporters and the chief executive officer of a magazine in Myanmar have been sentenced to 10 years at hard labor in prison on a national security charge for investigative stories about a weapons factory.

7/10/2014 6:47 AM
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7/9/2014 9:33 PM
Civilian casualties rising in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan — Driven by increased ground combat between insurgents and government forces, civilian casualties in Afghanistan surged 24 percent through the first half of the year, reaching their highest levels since 2009, according to the United Nations. The findings were released just as a Taliban attack unfolded in the densely populated center of Kandahar, the main city in southern