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4/6/2014 6:31 AM
4th Iranian held in UAE over businessman's kidnap
DUBAI -- An Iranian suspected of helping kidnap a British-Iranian businessman in Dubai has been arrested in Thailand and deported to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), an official source familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

4/6/2014 6:23 AM
Mortar fire kills 2 near opera of Syrian capital
DAMASCUS, Syria — Mortar shells exploded near the Damascus Opera House today, killing two, state media said, as rebels intensified their shelling of the Syrian capital to relieve pressure on an opposition neighborhood that government forces have been trying to seize.

4/5/2014 8:25 AM
'Signal' detected in missing jet search
PERTH, Australia — A Chinese ship involved in the hunt for the missing Malaysian jetliner reported hearing a “pulse signal” today in Indian Ocean waters with the same frequency emitted by the plane’s data recorders, as Malaysia vowed not to give up the search for the jet.

4/5/2014 6:38 PM
1 Syrian refugee killed in clashes
AMMAN, Jordan -- At least one Syrian refugee was killed in Jordan's sprawling Zaatari camp when hundreds of refugees clashed with security forces, residents said today.

4/5/2014 6:33 PM
Livni: Talks with Palestinians in 'crisis'
JERUSALEM — Israel’s chief negotiator with the Palestinians said she sees difficulty moving ahead with peace talks as the two sides — joined by a U.S. team — prepare for discussions Sunday on whether to revive the effort.

4/5/2014 1:41 PM
Israeli negotiator says peace talks in crisis
JERUSALEM — Israel’s chief negotiator in peace talks with the Palestinians says the talks are in “crisis” but must continue.

4/5/2014 8:06 AM
First female mayor of Paris takes office
PARIS — The first female mayor of Paris has taken office, hailing a “great advance for all women” and saying she feels the weight of responsibility in her new job.

4/5/2014 7:33 AM
Afghans flock to polls to vote for new leader
KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghans flocked to polling stations nationwide today, defying a threat of violence by the Taliban to cast ballots in what promises to be the nation’s first democratic transfer of power. The turnout was so high that some polling centers ran out of ballots.

4/4/2014 7:05 PM
Heineken will invest in Haiti brewery
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti  — The Dutch brewer Heineken announced today that it is investing $100 million in its Haiti production plant that makes the popular lager Prestige.

4/4/2014 3:50 PM
McDonald's exits Crimea
NEW YORK — McDonald’s has closed its three restaurants in Crimea as it evaluates the “evolving situation” on the Black Sea peninsula.