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Six killed in bomb attack on Yemen air force bus

Six killed in bomb attack on Yemen air force bus Sun, 25 Aug, 2013

At least six people have been killed in a bomb attack on a bus carrying members of Yemen's air force.
FARC killed 13 Colombian soldiers

FARC killed 13 Colombian soldiers Sun, 25 Aug, 2013

Thirteen soldiers were ambushed and killed by the FARC on Saturday in the oil-producing province of Arauca, the army said. 
US says man arrested with uranium for Iran hidden in shoes

US says man arrested with uranium for Iran hidden in shoes Sat, 24 Aug, 2013

U.S. prosecutors charged a man from Sierra Leone with trying to sell undercover agents 1,000 tons of yellowcake uranium he thought would be shipped to Iran, after he was arrested in New York with a sample of the toxic material hidden in his shoes.
Egypt reopens Rafah border crossing with Gaza Strip

Egypt reopens Rafah border crossing with Gaza Strip Sat, 24 Aug, 2013

An Egyptian official says the country's border crossing with Gaza, which was closed after a deadly attack on policemen this week, has reopened.
US celebrates anniversary of Martin Luther King march

US celebrates anniversary of Martin Luther King march Sat, 24 Aug, 2013

Thousands of people have attended a rally in Washington to mark 50 years since Martin Luther King's famous "I have a dream" speech on civil rights.
California wildfire reaches Yosemite National Park

California wildfire reaches Yosemite National Park Sat, 24 Aug, 2013

The massive Rim Fire, which since Saturday has been quickly burning though eastern central California, reached a remote section of Yosemite National Park Friday, while firefighters battled to save the Sierra Nevada foothill towns of Pine Mountain Lake, Lake Mather and Groveland.
Riot in Bolivian prison leaves at least 29 dead

Riot in Bolivian prison leaves at least 29 dead Fri, 23 Aug, 2013

At least 29 people have died and 50 wounded after a brutal fight in the high security Palmasola prison in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, the national police chief said.
Colombian rebels suspend peace talks after referendum proposal

Colombian rebels suspend peace talks after referendum proposal Fri, 23 Aug, 2013

Colombia's largest guerrilla army FARC is suspending peace talks with the government due to President Juan Manuel Santos' refusal to call an assembly to modify the constitution.
U.S. soldier sentenced to life in prison over Afghan killings

U.S. soldier sentenced to life in prison over Afghan killings Fri, 23 Aug, 2013

U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales has just received his sentencing for his massacre of 16 Afghan civilians last year. 
US Army Maj. Nidal Hasan found guilty in 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage

US Army Maj. Nidal Hasan found guilty in 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage Fri, 23 Aug, 2013

A United States Army psychiatrist has been found guilty of all 45 charges against him, including premeditated murder, for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood. 
Russia urges Syria to cooperate with chemical weapons probe

Russia urges Syria to cooperate with chemical weapons probe Fri, 23 Aug, 2013

Russia has said it had told Syria to cooperate with UN experts investigating reports of a deadly chemical weapons attack that is believed to have killed hundreds, and called on rebels to allow access to the area.
Blasts kill 42 outside two mosques in Lebanon's Tripoli

Blasts kill 42 outside two mosques in Lebanon's Tripoli Fri, 23 Aug, 2013

Two car-bomb blasts in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli killed at least 42 people Friday, and the Lebanese Red Cross says more than 500 people were wounded.
Female photojournalist gang-raped in Mumbai

Female photojournalist gang-raped in Mumbai Fri, 23 Aug, 2013

A young woman photojournalist was gang raped while her male colleague was tied up and beaten in India's business hub of Mumbai, police said Friday. 
Egypt braces as Muslim Brotherhood urges 'Friday of Martyrs'

Egypt braces as Muslim Brotherhood urges 'Friday of Martyrs' Fri, 23 Aug, 2013

Egypt braced for further unrest on Friday with supporters of deposed president Mohammed Morsi calling for mass protests against the army takeover. 
Trial resumes for ousted Chinese politician Bo Xilai

Trial resumes for ousted Chinese politician Bo Xilai Fri, 23 Aug, 2013

The trial of disgraced politician Bo Xilai has resumed a day after he fiercely denied charges of bribery.

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Barcelona terror attack

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Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia on first foreign trip

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Venezuelan women protest against President Maduro

Dressed in white and chanting "Liberty!", tens of thousands of women opposed to Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro marched on Saturday, pr ...

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