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5/31/2014 1:23 PM
Palestinian unity government to be formed
RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says the formation of a Palestinian unity government backed by the rival factions of Hamas and Fatah will be announced Monday.

5/31/2014 9:51 AM
Magnitude 6.2 tremor near Mexico
GOLDEN, Colo. — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 has been reported off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico.

5/31/2014 9:17 AM
Turkish activists mark 1st anniversary of protests
ISTANBUL — Thousands of Turkish activists are preparing to demonstrate in Istanbul and other cities, calling for greater democratic freedoms. They are marking the first anniversary of nationwide anti-government protests.

5/31/2014 6:33 AM
Hagel: China territorial claims destabilize region
SINGAPORE — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned an international security conference today that the U.S. “will not look the other way” when nations such as China try to restrict navigation or ignore international rules and standards.

5/31/2014 6:30 AM
Taliban attack Pakistani army posts
ISLAMABAD — The Taliban attacked several military posts in northwestern Pakistan after crossing over from neighboring Afghanistan today, killing one soldier and triggering an hours-long gunbattle that left 16 militants dead, Pakistani officials said.

5/30/2014 9:05 PM
N. Korea sentences S. Korean man
SEOUL — North Korea said Saturday that it sentenced a South Korean Baptist missionary to hard labor for life for allegedly trying to set up underground churches and spying, the latest in a string of missionaries to run into trouble in the North.

5/30/2014 4:45 PM
Boy found locked in Ontario bedroom for 2 years
TORONTO — A malnourished 10-year-old boy was found living in squalor in a locked bedroom at an Ontario home, where authorities allege he’d been held for up to two years by his aunt and uncle, police said today.

5/30/2014 4:05 PM
Obama to meet Ukraine president-elect
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans to meet Wednesday in Poland with the billionaire confectioner who has been elected Ukraine’s new president.

5/30/2014 11:32 AM
100 rebels turn in weapons in eastern Congo
KINSHASA, Congo  — Officials say more than 100 fighters from a feared armed group in eastern Congo have handed over their weapons in a ceremony.

5/30/2014 6:45 AM
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