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China warns U.S. over Asian security

SHANGHAI (AFP) Chinese President Xi Jinping issued a veiled warning to the United States on Wednesday, saying countries should not build up military …

Libya셲 poll set for June in bid to resolve crisis
Libya셲 poll set for June in bid to resolve crisis

TRIPOLI (AP) Libya셲 election commission set new parliamentary elections for next month, trying on Tuesday to find a peaceful resolution to a crisis …

Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine face anger
Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine face anger

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) 뷚rom the country셲 richest man to citizens under fire, anger and dismay over Ukraine셲 eastern turmoil gained strength Tuesday, …

Thai army chief assumes role as mediator in political crisis

BANGKOK (AP) Thailand셲 army chief assumed the role of mediator Wednesday by summoning the country셲 key political rivals for face-to-face talks one …

Disease warning in deluged Balkans
Disease warning in deluged Balkans

BELGRADE (AFP) Officials in the Balkans warned Tuesday of the risk of epidemics as the death toll from the worst floods in over a century hit 49 and water …

CIA says vaccination programs will not be used as cover

WASHINGTON (AP) A top White House official has pledged that the CIA will no longer use vaccination programs as cover for spying operations. The agency used …

Police arrest nearly 100 in global hacker takedown

NEW YORK (AFP) Police across Europe and North America have arrested nearly 100 people over a global scam that allowed hackers to infect 500,000 computers, …

U.S. hopes fade that China can play by 쁱ules
U.S. hopes fade that China can play by 쁱ules

WASHINGTON (AFP) In choosing a major escalation with China over cyber-espionage, the United States has laid bare its frustrations after years of hoping the …

Quick fixes unlikely for Iraq after election

BAGHDAD (AFP) Strong election results may deliver a third term for incumbent premier Nuri al-Maliki, but few of Iraq셲 intractable problems, from brutal …

Israel tries to woo Christians, split Arabs

JERUSALEM (AFP) In a region marked by sectarian division, Israel is trying to bring its Christian Arab population on side in a move aimed at splitting them …

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