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Sep 30, 2014
12:16 am
DUHOK, Iraq — 15-year-old Sara had considered suicide many times during her month-long ordeal. The old man to whom she had been given as a 'gift' beat her frequently. He taunted her with videos of Islamic State militants beheading her neighbors. On two occasions she said he drew blood from her arm with a large syringe, making her feel weak and sickly. This is her story.
Sep 30, 2014
12:16 am
Australia isis numan haider
Australians are getting anxious about recent anti-terror raids and the Abbott government’s hastily adopted intelligence powers.
Sep 30, 2014
12:16 am
Philippi West Cape Town 2014
With a youth unemployment rate above 50 percent, the 21-year-old democracy is having trouble escaping its past.
Sep 29, 2014
8:53 am
2014sept26 abortion spain
Reactions to the quashing of the bill are as divisive as the attempt to reform the law.
Sep 30, 2014
8:50 am
Homepage chatter v2
For many, stories like this justify airstrikes on the Islamic State.
Sep 29, 2014
2:15 am
Climate iceburg 2014 09 24
Peru’s Environment Minister Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, who will chair the next United Nations climate mega-conference, sheds some light.
Sep 29, 2014
2:15 am
China elderly dancing grannies
And the fight is getting nasty. An editorial asks, 'Did the old get bad, or did the bad get old?'
Sep 29, 2014
10:08 am
Leadmarsmission
It cost India less to go to Mars than it cost to make the movie 'Gravity.'
Sep 29, 2014
4:01 pm
2014sept29 peshmerga commander
Even with US-led airstrikes, the situation on the ground could take months — if not years — to resolve. How did IS get so strong?
Sep 29, 2014
2:15 am
Scotland referendum 09 26 2014
Disappointed independence supporters look to the future.
Sep 29, 2014
5:03 am
Hk protests sept. 29 2014
The current crisis revolves around perceived political interference by Beijing.
Sep 29, 2014
9:01 am
Syrian refugees sept. 28 2014
Monitoring group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said US-led airstrikes struck a grain silo in northern Syria, killing civilians.
Need to Know, Syria
Sep 29, 2014
9:20 am
African migrants aug. 12 2014
The IOM report comes just weeks after one of the deadliest wrecks on record, when a ship carrying some 500 migrants, including an estimated 100 children, sank.
Need to Know, Europe
Sep 29, 2014
9:54 am
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Coca-Cola's work improving access to water occupies a gray area where charity meets profit.
Sep 29, 2014
10:22 am
Afghanistan ghani sept. 29 2014
Meanwhile, the US embassy announced Afghanistan would sign a security agreement with the US allowing a small continent of troops to remain.
Sep 29, 2014
8:12 am
2014sept25 school attack
Using schools for military purposes during times of conflict often has long-term impact on students and on society, experts say.
Sep 29, 2014
10:20 am
China pollution study 1
Hint: Air quality improves.
Sep 28, 2014
4:26 pm
Russia lede
To them, ‘fascism’ is alive and well in Ukraine.
Sep 28, 2014
2:45 pm
Syria oil fields sept 28
The coalition raids destroyed three makeshift oil refineries in Islamic State-controlled territory in Syria.
Sep 28, 2014
5:04 pm
Modi in ny
Some 18,500 people of Indian origin packed into New York's Madison Square Garden to hear India's prime minister speak.
Sep 28, 2014
1:35 am
Pathai1
It's relatively safe in Pathai, so tens of thousands of South Sudanese are trying to get there.
Sep 28, 2014
1:35 am
Stephen colbert 2014 09 27
American TV comedians are finding the lighter side of chaos, destruction and death.
Sep 28, 2014
11:34 am
Hong kong protest sept 28
The move raised fears that the police were preparing an extensive crackdown before Hong Kong opens for business on Monday.
Sep 28, 2014
1:35 am
Tibet india protests xi jinping
The severe abuse of a 64-year-old woman in detention is more evidence of President Xi Jinping’s hard-line approach to Tibet.
Sep 28, 2014
9:58 am
Japan volcano sept 28
Hikers, including children, were admiring the autumn foliage at the peak of the volcano when it unexpectedly erupted.