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Ukraine calls on Russia to negotiate end to war in east
Ukraine's foreign minister is calling on Russia to come to "real negotiations" about a cease-fire and stabilization in Ukraine's war-torn east which will require fair elections that are internationally monitored.
Kerry in Cairo for Egypt security talks
Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cairo for security talks with Egyptian officials before heading to Qatar to try to ease Arab concerns about the Iran nuclear deal.
Man who studied Cecil the lion for 9 years talks impact
When Cecil the lion's carcass was finally found after he was lured out of a Zimbabwe wildlife reserve to be killed by an American hunter, it was a headless, skinless skeleton the vultures had been picking at for about a week.
India, Bangladesh swap border enclaves, settle old dispute
At the stroke of midnight Friday, tens of thousands of stateless people who were stranded for decades along the poorly defined border between India and Bangladesh will finally get to choose their citizenship, as the two countries swapped more than 150 pockets of land to settle the demarcation line dividing them.
21 feared buried in mudslide in India's remote northeast
Police say they're searching for 21 people feared buried in a mudslide triggered by torrential monsoon rains in India's remote mountainous northeast region.
UN chief calls killing of Palestinian child 'terrorist act'
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling the arson attack on a West Bank home that killed a Palestinian toddler a "terrorist act" and is blaming Israel's failure to punish repeated acts of settler violence for the tragedy.
Al-Qaida attacks headquarters of US-backed Syrian rebels
U.S.-backed rebels say members of al-Qaida's branch in Syria have launched an attack on their command headquarters, killing at least five fighters and wounding more than a dozen.
Experimental Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africa
An experimental vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea exposed to Ebola seems to work and might help shut down the ongoing epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study published Friday.
Watchdog groups quick to criticize IOC over Beijing in 2022
The Beijing bid delegation had no sooner finished their congratulatory hugs and handshakes after being awarded the 2022 Winter Olympics than criticism from human rights groups over the IOC's decision began to pour in.
Iran: US statements on attacking Tehran violates nuke deal
A senior Iranian official is accusing the U.S. of undermining the nuclear deal with his country.
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