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Helicopter crash in Malaysia kills 6; report says victims include former ambassador to US

Helicopter crash in Malaysia kills 6; report says victims include former ambassador to US

Malaysian authorities say a helicopter has crashed outside Kuala Lumpur, killing all six people on board.…

Russian military forces shift from fighting alongside Ukraine rebels to training them

Russian military forces shift from fighting alongside Ukraine rebels to training them

On a recent spring morning, an important visitor watched Russian-backed rebels conduct infantry maneuvers on the sunlit training grounds outside this town in eastern Ukraine.…

Iran and 6 powers reach understanding on final nuclear agreement, but tough bargaining ahead

Iran and 6 powers reach understanding on final nuclear agreement, but tough bargaining ahead

With one phase of nuclear talks over, Iran and six world powers now have an ambitious to-do list that — if implemented — will cut significantly into Iran’s bomb-capable technology…

Protest in southern China over local issues blocks high-speed train tracks

Protest in southern China over local issues blocks high-speed train tracks

Protesters in a southern Chinese city angry over land, water and other local issues have occupied the platform of a high-speed train station, shutting down service for about half an…

Electrical fire sends flames shooting through manholes in central London

Electrical fire sends flames shooting through manholes in central London

An underground electrical fire in central London Wednesday sent flames and smoke billowing out of manhole covers on a busy main road, leading to the evacuation of thousands of office…

Nigeria’s president-elect vows to “spare no effort” to defeat Boko Haram

Nigeria’s president-elect vows to “spare no effort” to defeat Boko Haram

Thirty years after he first took power in a military coup, Muhammadu Buhari has returned as Nigeria’s newly elected president, vowing to take on the Muslim terrorists who kidnapped 270…

Hugo Chavez’ favorite daughter makes debut as UN envoy as countries bash US over sanctions

Hugo Chavez’ favorite daughter makes debut as UN envoy as countries bash US over sanctions

The favorite daughter of Venezuela’s late leader Hugo Chavez has made her debut as her country’s deputy permanent representative to the United Nations at an event where countries lined up…

Congolese commanders sign declaration to combat sexual violence in war, a move welcomed by UN

Congolese commanders sign declaration to combat sexual violence in war, a move welcomed by UN

Congolese army commanders have signed a declaration to combat rape in war, a move the United Nations welcomed as an important step in the fight against sexual violence during conflicts.…

Buhari campaign: Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan concedes defeat

Buhari campaign: Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan concedes defeat

Former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign said Tuesday that Buhari has won Nigeria’s presidential election and President Goodluck Jonathan has conceded defeat. …

Germany, France, Italy plan to develop military drones

Germany, France, Italy plan to develop military drones

Germany and France plan to work together with Italy to develop military surveillance drones that could also carry weapons.…