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Activists say at least 12 killed after Syrian warplane crashes on bombing run

Activists say at least 12 killed after Syrian warplane crashes on bombing run

Air raids and the subsequent crash of a Syrian warplane in a residential area in the northwestern town of Ariha on Monday killed and wounded dozens of people, two activist…

Son demotes father in battle for control of South Korean retail conglomerate

Son demotes father in battle for control of South Korean retail conglomerate

A family battle for control of South Korea’s largest retailer has erupted in public after the group’s 92-year-old founder was demoted to a powerless role in the business by his…

Greece’s stock market reopens after a month, plunges over 22 percent in early trading

Greece’s stock market reopens after a month, plunges over 22 percent in early trading

Shares on the Athens Stock Exchange are suffering huge losses of over 22 percent after the market reopened for the first time in more than a month.…

Expert casts doubt on reports of second lion killing in Zimbabwe

Expert casts doubt on reports of second lion killing in Zimbabwe

An expert cast doubt Saturday on reports that a male companion of Cecil, a famous lion killed by an American dentist in July, had also been shot dead by poachers.…

US presidential hopeful Martin O’Malley visits Puerto Rico amid economic crisis

US presidential hopeful Martin O’Malley visits Puerto Rico amid economic crisis

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has become the first Democratic presidential candidate to make a stop in Puerto Rico this campaign as part of an effort to woo Latino voters.…

Peruvian government reports rescue of Shining Path captives; says some held 2 decades

Peruvian government reports rescue of Shining Path captives; says some held 2 decades

Peruvian officials say they’ve rescued 54 adults and children, mostly Ashaninka natives, being held captive of Shining Path rebels in a remote jungle region.…

India, Bangladesh exchange land enclaves, settling boundary dispute

India, Bangladesh exchange land enclaves, settling boundary dispute

India says it has swapped more than 150 adversely-held enclaves with its small neighbor Bangladesh, settling a decades-old border dispute and an uncertain future for tens of thousands of people…

Canadian firefighters told to stop covering shifts to help coworker with cancer

Canadian firefighters told to stop covering shifts to help coworker with cancer

A group of Canadian firefighters who have been covering shifts for a colleague while he battles cancer have been told they are no longer allowed to help him.…

Analysis: Afghan government hopes to divide and conquer a fractured Taliban movement

Analysis: Afghan government hopes to divide and conquer a fractured Taliban movement

The new leader of the Afghan Taliban faces the twin challenges of bringing together an insurgency that he ran for years under another man’s name and uniting a fractured movement…

Police don’t know how to charge 2nd suspect in Zimbabwe lion killing, says lawyer

Police don’t know how to charge 2nd suspect in Zimbabwe lion killing, says lawyer

The lawyer for the second suspect in the killing by an American hunter of a well-known Zimbabwe lion says his client has yet to be arraigned because prosecutors don’t know…