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Teenager dies of bubonic plague after eating infected barbecued meat

Teenager dies of bubonic plague after eating infected barbecued meat Tue, 27 Aug, 2013

A Kyrgyzstan boy died from bubonic plague nine days after eating barbecued marmot, a health official said, giving assurances "there will be no plague epidemic."
Brazil's foreign minister resigns amid row with Bolivia

Brazil's foreign minister resigns amid row with Bolivia Tue, 27 Aug, 2013

Brazil's foreign minister resigned Monday over rising tensions with La Paz after Brazilian diplomats spirited away a Bolivian opposition senator wanted for corruption.
US postpones meeting with Russia on Syrian crisis

US postpones meeting with Russia on Syrian crisis Tue, 27 Aug, 2013

The US State Department postponed a meeting scheduled tomorrow in The Hague between senior diplomats from the United States and Russia due to "ongoing consultations" over the chemical weapons attack in Syria. 
UN says it will contact Washington over NSA spying report

UN says it will contact Washington over NSA spying report Mon, 26 Aug, 2013

The United Nations said on Monday it plans to contact the United States over a report that the U.S. National Security Agency bugged its New York headquarters and warned that countries are expected to respect the world body's diplomatic inviolability.
Yosemite wildfires threaten California towns

Yosemite wildfires threaten California towns Mon, 26 Aug, 2013

A massive wildfire in the western U.S. state of California is raging out of control and threatening one of the country's best known national parks.
Syria rebels seize key northern town

Syria rebels seize key northern town Mon, 26 Aug, 2013

Syrian rebel forces have taken control of a strategic town in northern Syria, cutting off government forces' only supply route out of the city of Aleppo, the Syrian Observator for Human Rights has said.
Thousands protest against government in Bahrain

Thousands protest against government in Bahrain Mon, 26 Aug, 2013

Thousands of Bahrainis were allowed to march peacefully outside Manama calling for democratic reforms on Friday, 10 days after police cracked down on scattered protests organized by an online group inspired by recent demonstrations in Egypt.
Israelis kill three Palestinians in refugee camp clash

Israelis kill three Palestinians in refugee camp clash Mon, 26 Aug, 2013

Israeli soldiers have killed three Palestinians during clashes at a refugee camp in the West Bank.
Afghan president visits Pakistan seeking help with peace process

Afghan president visits Pakistan seeking help with peace process Mon, 26 Aug, 2013

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has met with Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad to discuss how to push for direct talks between the Kabul government and Taliban insurgents. 
German report says US spied on UN

German report says US spied on UN Mon, 26 Aug, 2013

The German magazine Der Spiegel says the U.S. National Security Agency secretly monitored the U.N.'s internal video conferencing system by decrypting it last year.
Same-sex pairs shake up tango championship in Argentina

Same-sex pairs shake up tango championship in Argentina Sun, 25 Aug, 2013

The sexy, sensual world of tango is experiencing a shake-up, as same-sex couples compete for the first time in the world championships in Argentina, where the dance was born.
Iraq violence leaves at least 47 dead

Iraq violence leaves at least 47 dead Sun, 25 Aug, 2013

Car bombs, roadside bombs and shootings have killed at least 47 people in Iraq, police and medical sources say, as tensions intensify between Sunni and Shi'ite Muslims across the Middle East.
Fifth suspect in Mumbai photographer gang-rape arrested

Fifth suspect in Mumbai photographer gang-rape arrested Sun, 25 Aug, 2013

Indian police say they have arrested the last of five men wanted in connection with the gang rape of a female photojournalist in Mumbai.

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. 

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