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Abu Sayyaf kills 21 Filipinos, wounds 11 others in group's bloodiest attack in recent years

MANILA, Philippines - Abu Sayyaf gunmen attacked Filipino civilians travelling to celebrate the end of Ramadan with their families on Monday, killing 21, including at least six children, in a brazen road attack that was the bloodiest in...

posted: July 28,2014





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Israel carries out 3 airstrikes on Gaza, breaking relative lull at start of Muslim holiday

JERUSALEM - Israeli jets struck three sites in Gaza on Monday after a rocket was launched at Israel, the military said, disrupting a relative lull in the war-torn territory at the start of a major Muslim holiday....


UN rights chief: Flight 17 possible war crime; Ukraine civilian toll could violate int'l law

GENEVA - The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may be a war crime, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Monday....


International police team turns back from Ukraine crash site as fierce fighting breaks out

SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine - Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once again preventing an international police team charged with securing the site from even getting there....


Oil depot catches fire amid clashes in Libyan capital, government appeals for help

CAIRO - The Libyan government on Monday appealed for international help after a huge oil depot caught fire amid clashes over the country's international airport in the capital, Tripoli....


Liberia president orders quarantines, border closures to contain worsening Ebola outbreak

MONROVIA, Liberia - Liberia's president has closed all but three land border crossings, restricted public gatherings and quarantined communities heavily affected by the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation....


Pakistani mob burns homes of minority Muslims, kills 3 after allegations of blasphemous photo

LAHORE, Pakistan - A Pakistani mob burned down several homes belonging to the minority Ahmadi sect in the country's east, killing a woman and her two granddaughters in riots following rumours about blasphemous postings on Facebook, police...








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