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A court hearing for two university students accused of destroying evidence in the Boston marathon bombing investigation has been cancelled.
A roadside bomb killed four US soldiers in south Afghanistan, the latest fatalities for the NATO-led coalition which is winding down after 12 years of fighting.
Israel's prime minister is under fire for a costly lifestyle at taxpayers' expense, just as his government is slashing welfare benefits and raising taxes.
A Pakistani anti-terrorism court extended former military ruler Pervez Musharraf's house arrest over the murder of Benazir Bhutto for 14 days.
German employees of Amazon staged their first-ever walkouts on Tuesday as the US Internet retail giant was hit by a dispute over pay.
A boat carrying up to 150 Rohingya Muslims fleeing a cyclone has capsized off Myanmar's coast, heightening fears over the storm threatening thousands of displaced people.
Indonesian police have shot dead a man who attacked them with a homemade bomb and is suspected of being part of a terror network targeted in deadly raids last week.
The death toll in twin car bombings in a Turkish town near the Syrian border has increased to 50 after another body was recovered and a victim died in hospital.
A video showing a gruesome display of a Syrian rebel fighter cutting out the heart of a regime soldier and eating it has been widely condemned,
A third victim of a Ghanaian man who allegedly went on the rampage with a pickaxe in Milan this week died of his wounds.
Scientists monitoring Alaska's volcanoes have shut down stations that track eruptions in real time and put off repairing seismic equipment due to US budget cuts.
US President Barack Obama has denied any cover-up relating to last September's attack on the US Embassy in Benghazi.
A new United Nations report reveals that insects could be just the answer to help fight world hunger.
Thousands of mourners gathered at the wreckage of a Bangladeshi garment factory building to offer prayers for the souls of the 1,127 people who died last month.
As many as 30 miners were trapped underground Tuesday after a tunnel caved in at a giant US-owned gold and copper mine in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua.
US authorities announced Monday a $500 million fine against Indian generic pharmaceutical manufacturer Ranbaxy after it pleaded guilty to selling adulterated drugs.
The Japanese government has distanced itself from comments by a prominent politician that the so-called "comfort women" of World War II served a "necessary" role.
A US man was sent to prison on Monday for orchestrating a hacker-powered scam to pump up stock prices and then dump inflated shares, raking in millions of dollars.
Montreal police said they found a Can$3 million drug stash that included their first ever black market discovery of a synthetic drug that is "40 times stronger than heroin.
The brother of Secretary of State John Kerry is stepping in as acting commerce secretary in a rare move which will see two siblings in the US cabinet.
The Associated Press said the US Justice Department had secretly obtained two months of phone records from its news operations, calling it a "massive and unprecedented intrusion".
O.J. Simpson appeared in a Las Vegas court Monday, hoping to be retried for a September 2007 casino hotel robbery.
Global clothing giants Inditex and H&M on Monday promised to sign up to a plan to improve safety for workers in the factories they use in Bangladesh.
United States ambassadors will boycott meetings of the UN Conference on Disarmament when Iran takes over the body this month. would like to send you push notifications.
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