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Why Can’t We Be Friends?
A surprise meeting between Saudi and Iranian leaders may not lead to peace
Civil War Surgery
In Syria, a 3-D printer is making dozens of cheap, efficient artificial limbs for victims of the civil war
'The Daily Show' Runs Entirely Made-Up Opinion Poll in Indian Newspaper
Jason Jones found that journalistic ethics look entirely different in the world’s largest democracy
Prince Charles Compares Putin to Hitler
Prince Charles's comparison of Vladimir Putin with Nazi leader Adolf Hitler triggered a diplomatic row on Thursday
North Korea Artillery Fires at South Korean Navy Ship, and Misses
South Korean artillery fired at a North Korean naval vessel in response.
Biggest Attack in Years Kills 31 in China's Troubled Xinjiang
Xinjiang has been plagued by violence for years, but rights activists and exile groups say the government's own heavy handed policies in the region have sowed the seeds of unrest
Assad's Troops Get Another Big Victory, Monitor Group Says
Syrian troops have broken a year-long rebel siege on Aleppo's main prison after heavy fighting with al Qaeda fighters and other Islamist brigades
Thai Army Suspends Constitution, Army Chief Heads Junta
General Prayuth Chan-ocha made the announcement after he held a meeting with all rival factions aimed at finding a solution to six months of anti-government protests
Teenage Survivor of Boko Haram Recounts Ordeal to U.S. Congress
A 15-year-old Nigerian girl who got away tells her story of Boko Haram’s atrocities
'Happy' Video Gets 6 Young Iranians Arrested
Six young Iranians, were arrested and interrogated on state TV after their dance video racked up more than 165,000 views on YouTube
As Putin Looks East, China And Russia Sign $400-Billion Gas Deal
The long-awaited agreement is a political triumph for Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is courting partners in Asia
Serbia Declares National Mourning, Flood Toll Rises
At least 40 people have died in Serbia, Bosnia and Croatia, after days of the heaviest rainfall since records began 120 years ago
Photos: Floods Wipe Out Whole Towns in the Balkans
Serbia declared three days of national mourning and reported another death in the worst rainfall to hit the Balkan region in living memory.
Death Toll Climbs to 118 in Back-to-Back Nigeria Bombings
The explosions in Jos, possibly the work of Boko Haram, were timed to inflict the heaviest casualties
Somaly Mam: The Holy Saint (and Sinner) of Sex Trafficking
Somaly Mam saved countless girls in Cambodia. Does it matter if key parts of her story aren't true?
No Signs of Russian Troops Leaving Ukraine's Border, U.S. Warns
Russia's state-run RIA news agency said Russian troops had packed up and were preparing to return to their permanent bases.
China's Xi Issues Veiled Warning to Asia Over Military Alliances
"To beef up military alliances targeted at a third party is not conducive to maintaining common security in the region," President Xi Jinping said in a speech
Chinese Media Calls U.S. a 'High-Level Hooligan'
The indictment against five Chinese military officers was the first criminal hacking charge the U.S. has filed against specific foreign officials
India’s NaMo Picks His Team
Armed with a landslide, the divisive Narendra Modi has to keep Indians united
Pushing the Kremlin Line
The man behind 'Russia Today' stokes a nation’s growing chauvinism
The Wooing of the Red Prince
How U.S. agent Robert Ames connected with Yasir Arafat’s top spy
The Deadly Mission of Boko Haram
The kidnapping of 276 Nigerian girls has put Islamist militants Boko Haram on the map. What do they want?
German Nazi Hunter Will Soon Give New Files to Prosecutors
The information pertains to former guards at the Majdanek camp, where tens of thousands of Jews and other victims perished
Two Explosions Kill 46 in Nigerian City of Jos
Islamist sect Boko Haram, which has set off bombs across the country, is likely to be a prime suspect
Iranian President: Let's Embrace the Internet
"Are our PhD students still expected to use library archives like in the old days to take notes for research?" President Hassan Rouhani said
British Satellite Company Used Just 14 Numbers to Determine Flight Path of MH370
The company, Inmarsat, will release the data and methodology it used to calculate the plane's path in a week
Amid Egypt Rights Abuses, U.S. Stalls Over More Military Aid
Many Obama administration officials question the need to restore Egypt to its place as the premier U.S. partner in the Arab world.
Can China Be Shamed Into Stopping Business Espionage?
The Justice Department has indicted five Chinese Army hackers
Thai Army Declares Martial Law
"We declared a state of emergency, it's not a coup," a general said