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- Hong Kong protesters stockpile supplies, fear fresh police advance
By Charlie Zhu and Donny Kwok HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters filled the streets of Hong Kong late on Tuesday, sto...
- Kurds seize Iraq/Syria border post; Sunni tribe joins fight against Islamic State
By Isabel Coles and Jonny Hogg ARBIL Iraq/MURSITPINAR Turkey (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurdish troops drove Islamic State fighters from a strategic border cro...
- Special Report: Islamic State uses grain to tighten grip in Iraq
By Maggie Fick SHEKHAN Iraq (Reuters) - For Salah Paulis, it came down to a choice between his faith and his crop. A wheat farmer from outside Mosul, ...
- U.S. signs pact to keep troops in Afghanistan past 2014
By Kay Johnson KABUL (Reuters) - Officials from Afghanistan and the United States on Tuesday signed a long-delayed security agreement to allow America...
- Ukraine prosecutor opens criminal case against Russian officials
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian state prosecutors said on Tuesday they had opened a criminal investigation against a Russian law enforcement agency, accusi...
- Potential successors to UK's Cameron position themselves before close election
By Andrew Osborn BIRMINGHAM England (Reuters) - Eight months before a tight election, the three main contenders to succeed British Prime Minister Davi...
- Hong Kong leader rejects protesters' demands
HONG KONG (AP) ? Hong Kong's leader refused to meet with pro-democracy demonstrators by their midnight deadline Tuesday, despite their threats to expa...
- Turkey mulls permit for incursions in Syria, Iraq
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) ? Turkey s parliament will vote on a motion that would allow foreign forces as well as Turkish soldiers to make incursions into Sy...
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HONG KONG (AP) ? Pro-democracy protesters demanded that Hong Kong's top leader meet with them, threatening wider actions if he did not, after he said ...
- Panama inaugurates Frank Gehry-designed museum
PANAMA CITY (AP) ? After years of delays, Panama has inaugurated a museum designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry that officials hope will be...
- Britain carries out first air strikes against IS in Iraq
London (AFP) - Britain s Royal Air Force has carried out its first air strikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq, the British defence ministry s...
- Bahamas strikes tough tone on immigration at UN
UNITED NATIONS (AP) ? The foreign minister of the Bahamas said Tuesday his country is determined to control illegal immigration, saying that allowing ...
- Afghanistan, US sign long-awaited security pact
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) ? Afghanistan and the United States signed a security pact on Tuesday to allow U.S. forces to remain in the country past the e...
- US Ebola labs, health equipment arrive in Liberia
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) ? American mobile Ebola labs should be up and running in Liberia this week, and U.S. troops have broken ground for a field hosp...
- Myanmar says sectarian violence challenges reforms
NEW YORK (AP) ? Sectarian violence between Buddhists and minority Muslims has thrown up 'an unfortunate and unexpected challenge' in Myanmar s transit...
- U.S., British strikes seek to reverse jihadist advances
U.S. warplanes launched multiple strikes against Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria on Tuesday, seeking to turn up the heat on jihadists as Brit...
- Argentina deposits debt payment, defying US judge
Buenos Aires (AFP) - Argentina deposited a $161 million payment on its restructured debt Tuesday, defying a US judge who ruled it in contempt of court...
- Imprisoned Dutch killer Van der Sloot now a father
LIMA, Peru (AP) ? Imprisoned Dutch killer Joran van der Sloot is now a father.
- Wife of Islamic State hostage asks for his release
LONDON (AP) ? The wife of a British aid worker held hostage in Syria by the Islamic State group made a televised plea Tuesday asking her husband's cap...
- Catholic priest in Puerto Rico accused of abuse
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) ? Roman Catholic church officials in Puerto Rico have suspended a priest accused of improper conduct with a minor.
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