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Burqa-wearing gunmen attack Afghan police

Burqa-wearing gunmen attack Afghan police Fri, 21 Feb, 2014

Afghan officials said militants disguised as women have attacked a police compound near Kabul, killing one police officer and wounding at least three other officers.
EU imposes Ukraine sanctions after deadly Kiev clashes

EU imposes Ukraine sanctions after deadly Kiev clashes Fri, 21 Feb, 2014

The European Union has decided to impose sanctions against officials in Ukraine who are responsible for the violence there, which escalated Thursday, leaving at least 70 people dead.
UN chief wants more troops to end C. Africa bloodshed

UN chief wants more troops to end C. Africa bloodshed Fri, 21 Feb, 2014

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is asking the Security Council to quickly send at least 3,000 more troops to the Central African Republic, where religious violence is spinning out of control.
Deadly violence flares in Kyiv despite call for truce

Deadly violence flares in Kyiv despite call for truce Thu, 20 Feb, 2014

Hours after a truce was declared between government forces and opposition protesters, fighting broke out once again Thursday morning in the streets around Independence Square.
Ukraine president, protest leaders agree to a truce

Ukraine president, protest leaders agree to a truce Thu, 20 Feb, 2014

Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych says he has agreed a truce with opposition leaders, after at least 26 people died in clashes this week.
Facebook to buy WhatsApp for $19 billion

Facebook to buy WhatsApp for $19 billion Thu, 20 Feb, 2014

Facebook Inc. (FB), the world's largest social network, agreed to acquire mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp Inc. for as much as $19 billion in cash and stock, seeking to expand its reach among users on mobile devices.
US warns of shoe bomb threat to overseas flights

US warns of shoe bomb threat to overseas flights Thu, 20 Feb, 2014

The U.S. government has warned airlines about a potential shoe bomb threat on international flights to the United States.
Renewed Ukraine clashes as EU weighs sanctions

Renewed Ukraine clashes as EU weighs sanctions Wed, 19 Feb, 2014

Clashes in Ukraine between police and anti-government activists killed at least 25 people and left hundreds injured in the bloodiest episode of the country's three-month standoff.
Al Qaeda-linked group claims Beirut bombings

Al Qaeda-linked group claims Beirut bombings Wed, 19 Feb, 2014

A Sunni militant group linked to al-Qaida says it carried out a double suicide bombing Wednesday in Lebanon's capital that killed at least three people and wounded dozens more.
Indian state to release killers of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi

Indian state to release killers of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi Wed, 19 Feb, 2014

The chief minister of an Indian state on Wednesday ordered the release of all seven people jailed for plotting the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, meaning they could walk free in days. 
UK court upholds Snowden-linked detention

UK court upholds Snowden-linked detention Wed, 19 Feb, 2014

Britain's High Court has upheld the detention of a man stopped in London last year with classified documents leaked by former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.
Riot police storm protest camp in Kyiv as clashes turn deadly

Riot police storm protest camp in Kyiv as clashes turn deadly Wed, 19 Feb, 2014

In the deadliest day of Ukraine's protests so far, at least 20 people, including demonstrators and policemen, have been killed, according to reports.

Violent clashes in Kiev leave at least 20 dead

Violent clashes in Kiev leave at least 20 dead Tue, 18 Feb, 2014

Thousands of anti-government protesters have clashed with security forces in the Ukrainian capital Kiev, as the country's old Soviet master Russia blamed European "connivance" for encouraging the violence.
Four killed as Thai police clash with protesters in Bangkok

Four killed as Thai police clash with protesters in Bangkok Tue, 18 Feb, 2014

Thai anti-government protesters battled Tuesday with riot police trying to clear protest sites in Bangkok, leaving at least four people dead in a gun battle. 
NK leaders accused of crimes against humanity

NK leaders accused of crimes against humanity Mon, 17 Feb, 2014

A U.N. human rights inquiry has concluded North Korea is committing "unspeakable atrocities" against its people.

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