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Taliban kill five in attacks on British embassy car in Kabul



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Bus station blast kills 40 in north-eastern Nigeria - sources

A roadside bomb tore through a bus station near a busy junction in northeast Nigeria on Thursday,...

Eleven burned bodies found in Mexico, police overhaul promised

Mexico's president announced a nationwide anti‑crime plan on Thursday, the same day police...

Oil prices dive after OPEC decides against output cut

Brent crude oil plunged as much as $6.50 a barrel on Thursday, and U. S. crude fell by nearly as much, posting the steepest one‑day falls since 2011,...

The 'freakish accident' that left the cricket world in mourning

Doctors say Phillip Hughes died from a "very rare, very freakish" injury after a bouncer...

North Korea's 'princess' moves closer to center of power

North Korea's 'princess' moves closer to center of power

Ferguson enjoys Thanksgiving peace, even if it may not last

Police and protesters were absent as a Thanksgiving Day calm descended on downtown Ferguson on Thursday, allowing residents to clean up after unrest that...

Football great Pele in intensive care, condition improving - hospital

Retired Brazilian soccer great Pele is in the intensive care unit in a Sao Paulo hospital where he is...

Venezuela says 13 dead in prison disturbance

Venezuela's government said at least 13 prisoners died of drug overdoses after inmates stormed a prison infirmary during protests demanding better...