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6/8/2014 4:14 PM
13 killed in attack on Pakistan airport
KARACHI, Pakistan — Gunmen disguised as police guards attacked a terminal at Pakistan’s busiest airport Sunday night with machine guns and a rocket launcher, killing 13 people as explosions echoed into the night, officials said. A separate suicide bombing in the country’s southwest killed 23 Shiite pilgrims returning from Iran, authorities said.

6/8/2014 4:17 PM
24 students feared drowned in India
NEW DELHI— Police say 24 students are feared drowned after they were swept away by the surging waters of a river near a mountainous tourist resort in northern India.

6/8/2014 6:26 AM
Pope hosts Mideast peace summit of prayer
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis waded head-first into Mideast peace-making today, welcoming the Israeli and Palestinian presidents to the Vatican for an evening of peace prayers just weeks after the last round of U.S.-sponsored negotiations collapsed.

6/8/2014 12:13 PM
Guantanamo prisoners set to leave
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — Some of the men held here for more than a decade have been drafting plans for work and marriage on the outside or studying languages, preparing for a not-too-distant future beyond the coiled razor wire that surrounds the U.S. prison perched at the edge of the Caribbean Sea.

6/8/2014 9:08 AM
Spain's king attends last parade before abdication
MADRID — Spain’s King Juan Carlos has presided over his last military parade before abdicating in favor of his son.

6/8/2014 6:29 AM
Bergdahl says he was tortured by Taliban
PARIS — A senior U.S. official says Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl tells military officials that he was tortured, beaten and held in a cage by his Taliban captors in Afghanistan after he tried to escape.

6/8/2014 6:24 AM
Egypt's el-Sissi sworn in as president
CAIRO — Egypt’s former army chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was sworn in today as president for a four-year term, taking the reins of power in a nation roiled since 2011 by deadly unrest and economic woes.

6/7/2014 10:56 PM
2nd jailbreak involving helicopter in Quebec
MONTREAL — Three inmates have escaped from a detention center in Quebec City with the help of a helicopter, police said late today.

6/7/2014 10:51 PM
Brazil subway workers strike for 3rd day
SAO PAULO — The company that runs the subway system in the city hosting the World Cup opening match said today that all five of its lines were operating either partially or normally as workers enter the third day of a strike for higher wages.

6/7/2014 8:57 PM
FARC declares cease-fire
BOGOTA, Colombia -- Colombia's leftist FARC rebels declared a ceasefire today from June 9 to 30, a period that will cover a run-off presidential election being contested mainly over how to end five decades of war with the guerrillas.