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  • WORLD

    MH17 bodies returned as Malaysia battles fallout

    Carried by soldiers and draped in the national flag, coffins carrying Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 returned home Friday to a country still searching for those onboard another doomed jet and a government battling the political fallout of both tragedies.

  • WORLD

    AP Photos: Pakistani protesters sleep on streets

    They swarmed into Pakistan's capital in their thousands, protesters calling for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation and the dissolution of parliament.

  • HEALTH & SCIENCE

    Ebola spreads in Nigeria with 2 new cases

    Two alarming new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria, widening the circle of people sickened beyond the immediate group of caregivers who treated a dying airline passenger in one of Africa's largest cities.

  • TECHNOLOGY

    Coal gas boom in China holds climate change risks

    Deep in the hilly grasslands of remote Inner Mongolia, twin smoke stacks rise more than 200 feet into the sky, their steam and sulfur billowing over herds of sheep and cattle. Both day and night, the rumble of this power plant echoes across the ancient steppe, and its acrid stench travels dozens...

  • WORLD

    US, EU, NATO condemn Russian aid convoy move

    Frustrated by a week of delays, Russia sent over 130 aid trucks rolling into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without the approval of the government in Kiev. Ukraine called the move a "direct invasion" that aimed to provoke an international incident.

  • WORLD

    UN: death toll from Syrian civil war tops 191,000

    The death toll from three years of Syria's civil war has risen to more than 191,000 people, the United Nations reported Friday.

  • WORLD

    Interpol seeks clues to Thai 'baby factory'

    Interpol said Friday it has launched a multinational investigation into what Thailand has dubbed the "Baby Factory" case: a 24-year-old Japanese businessman who has 16 surrogate babies and an alleged desire to father hundreds more.

  • WORLD

    Yemen's Shiite-rebel group escalate standoff

    Thousands of supporters of Yemen's powerful Shiite rebel group escalated their standoff with the government on Friday, setting up tents near three ministries to press for the replacement of a prime minister they depict as "manipulated" by their rival Islamist group, the Muslim Brotherhood.

  • WORLD

    Gaza militants kill 18 alleged spies for Israel

    Gaza gunmen killed 18 alleged spies for Israel on Friday, including seven who were lined up behind a mosque with bags over their heads and shot in front of hundreds of people. The killings came in response to Israel's deadly airstrike against three top Hamas military commanders.

  • ENTERTAINMENT

    India blocks film on Indira Gandhi assassination

    India has blocked the release of a film on the assassination of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, saying it glorifies her killers and could trigger violent protests, officials said Friday.

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