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5/4/2014 6:26 AM
10 killed in India train derailment
NEW DELHI — A passenger train derailed in western India today, killing at least 10 people and injuring 57 others.

5/4/2014 6:22 AM
Rebel infighting kills 62 in Syria
BEIRUT — Activists say heavy fighting between rival Islamic rebel groups has killed 62 fighters in eastern Syria.

5/3/2014 7:37 PM
European inspectors freed
KIEV, Ukraine — Captured European arms inspectors were released today by gunmen in Ukraine’s eastern town of Slovyansk, a Kremlin envoy said.

5/3/2014 7:33 PM
Mortar fire kills at least 13 in Syria
BEIRUT -- At least 13 people were killed by mortar fire in government-held areas of Syria on Saturday, including central Damascus, a monitoring group and state media said, just days after President Bashar al-Assad said he would seek another term in office.

5/3/2014 2:14 PM
Ukraine presses rebels
KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s security forces pressed their assault on pro-Russia militants in and around the separatist stronghold of Slovyansk today, even as the rebels freed seven European military observers and the Kremlin cited the deaths of dozens of people in Odessa as proof that Ukraine can no longer protect its citizens.

5/3/2014 1:16 PM
44 tons of marijuana seized in Mexico
MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s attorney general says investigators have seized 44 tons of marijuana in Tijuana across the border from San Diego, California.

5/3/2014 8:50 AM
Race for Israel president heating up
TEL AVIV, Israel — Among those vying to become Israel’s next president are a former defense minister, a former foreign minister, a former finance minister, a respected long-serving lawmaker and a Nobel Prize winner. Amazingly, the man they all seek to replace has held all of those titles and more during a legendary 65-year political career.

5/3/2014 8:38 AM
2,000 killed in Afghanistan landslides
KABUL, Afghanistan -- At least 2,000 people were killed by landslides in northeastern Afghanistan in the worst natural disaster on record for the war-torn nation, an UN official said.

5/3/2014 6:37 AM
Schools in Nigeria capital closing for security
LAGOS, Nigeria — All schools and government offices in Nigeria’s capital will close during a three-day international conference next week, according to a presidential order that follows two bomb attacks in three weeks that killed nearly 100 people in Abuja.

5/3/2014 6:33 AM
Divers looking in new rooms of S. Korea ferry
SEOUL, South Korea — Divers battled strong currents and wind Saturday to search unopened rooms in a sunken South Korean ferry for 70 missing passengers, officials said today.