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Israel's Netanyahu to Obama: Don't allow Iran deal that leaves it at nuclear threshold

obamaWASHINGTON-- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu bluntly told U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday that he must make sure that any final nuclear deal with Iran does not leave it at the "threshold" of being able to develop nuclear weapons.

Even as Netanyahu pressed Obama over Iran in White House talks, the president urged the Israeli leader to help find ways to prevent Palestinian...

Divided Chinese eye Hong Kong protests with admiration, anger

HONGKONG-HONG KONG-- For some mainland Chinese in Hong Kong, the sight of thousands of people on the streets protesting for...

Israel's Netanyahu: Iran poses greater threat than Islamic State

page29UNITED NATIONS-- Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday tried to shift the spotlight away from the...

Syria backs global fight against Islamic State, minister tells U.N.

UNITED NATIONS-- Syria stands with a worldwide effort to combat Islamic State, Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem said...

At least 31 feared dead near peak of Japanese volcano

VOLCANOTOKYO-- Thirty-one people were presumed dead on Sunday near the peak of a Japanese volcano that erupted a day...

Air France urges pilots to accept deal to end strike

page27aPARIS- - Air France sought to bring a costly 12-day pilots strike, over the expansion of its budget Transavia unit...

French, U.S. planes strike Islamic State, Britain to join coalition

strikeNEW YORK/BEIRUT-- French fighter jets struck Islamic State targets in Iraq on Thursday, and the United States hit...

First Russian woman lifts off to International Space Station

spaceALMATY-- A Russian rocket blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station...

Algerian militants behead kidnapped French tourist

beheadALGIERS-- Algerian militants beheaded French tourist Herve Gourdel, who was kidnapped by gunmen on Sunday in what the...

U.S. and Arab allies launch first strikes on militants in Syria

bombWASHINGTON/BEIRUT-- The United States and its Arab allies bombed militant groups in Syria for the first time on...

Afghans ask if it was worth risk after election results suppressed

AFGHANKABUL-- Afghans risked their lives to vote in an election supposed to mark the country's first democratic transfer of...

China drives world carbon emissions to record high

chinaOSLO--World carbon dioxide emissions will hit a record high this year, driven by China's growth and keeping the world...

Ebola lockdown brings Sierra Leone to a halt

emptyFREETOWN-- Streets in the capital of Sierra Leone were deserted on Friday as the West African state began a...

Hollande asks Europe for patience with France

hollandPARIS-- President Francois Hollande pleaded with Germany and other European partners on Thursday to be patient with...

Islamic State beheadings a concern for mankind

iranWASHINGTON-- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani denounced Islamic State's beheading of innocent people, saying the...

Funding woes force UN to slash rations for Syrians

GENEVA-- The United Nations will have to slash food rations to four million Syrians by 40 percent in October due to a...

UN will launch bold plan to end statelessness in a decade

statelessTHE HAGUE--The United Nations is to launch an ambitious campaign to eradicate statelessness within a decade, ending...

As many as 700 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean Sea

GENEVA--More than 700 people fleeing Africa and the Middle East may have drowned in shipwrecks in the Mediterranean...

Fresh shelling in Donetsk puts ceasefire under more strain

KIEV--Fighting broke out again in Ukraine's rebel-held city of Donetsk on Monday as President Petro Poroshenko...

Cameron resists calls for air strikes despite hostage killing

beheadingLONDON/EDINBURGH--Britain resisted pressure on Sunday to join the United States in announcing air strikes against...

Thousands of pro-democracy activists stage black cloth march in Hong Kong

hongkongHONG KONG--Thousands of pro-democracy activists clad in black marched silently through Hong Kong on Sunday, holding...

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Wednesday Oct.01, 2014
Wednesday, 01 October 2014
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Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Notices October 1
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