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Oct 2, 2014
12:30 am
BERLIN — When Chancellor Angela Merkel was re-elected last fall, she promised to expand her country's role in world affairs by unshackling its military. But as the fight against the Islamic State is showing, that's easier said than done in a society that’s been a perennial conscientious objector since World War II.
Oct 1, 2014
10:19 am
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Already, China is exploiting the US stance for propaganda.
Oct 1, 2014
10:26 am
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On the eve of China's National Day, the protests gained momentum.
Oct 1, 2014
12:35 pm
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After days of silence, Chinese media lash out at protesters. Mainlanders, in Hong Kong for the holidays, are shocked.
Oct 1, 2014
1:56 pm
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The British PM's words and policies don't match up. 'Cassetteboy' fixed that.
Oct 1, 2014
12:48 am
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The UK’s equivalent of the John 3:16 guy believes in comfortable shoes and thinks the right-wing United Kingdom Independence Party is on a roll.
Oct 1, 2014
8:46 am
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They pick up rubbish, recycle plastic bottles and even apologize to the police.
Sep 29, 2014
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For 27 years, the pharmaceutical company has donated drugs to treat river blindness in return for good publicity and a tax break.
Oct 1, 2014
6:31 am
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The mine could account for a third of GDP, but after a Western mining company’s mistake, many say the cost is too high.
Oct 1, 2014
8:50 am
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Meanwhile 6,500 people in West Africa have been diagnosed with Ebola. And more than 3,000 have died.
Oct 1, 2014
7:53 am
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The Chicago archdiocese — with 2 million Catholics and a billion-dollar budget — is an image of the American church writ large and a national media platform.
Sep 30, 2014
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President Rafael Correa is the latest Latin American leader who's grown irritated with America's aid agency.
Oct 1, 2014
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Commentary: Harsh laws criminalizing abortion result in imprisonment, death and disability.
Sep 30, 2014
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Sara and Leila both survived the mass capture of Yazidi women and children in Iraq last month. These are their stories.
Sep 30, 2014
5:45 pm
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Add that to at least 6,574 confirmed cases in West Africa from the world's largest-ever outbreak of the hemorrhagic disease.
Sep 30, 2014
12:17 am
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In village after village last month in Iraq, the Islamic State killed scores of Yazidi men. A few lived to tell about it.
Sep 30, 2014
3:44 pm
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The strikes signal the start of Britain's latest military engagement in Iraq after it pulled out all its troops in 2011 following an eight-year conflict.
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Sep 30, 2014
12:39 pm
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On Tuesday night, neither lightning nor an ominous ultimatum could kill the students’ mood.
Sep 29, 2014
4:46 pm
Herve 09 29 2014
A decade after the US invasion of Iraq, France was the first ally to join the bombing campaign against IS.
Sep 29, 2014
9:55 am
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The fossil fuel giant is part of a public-private partnership with a complicated balance sheet.
Sep 29, 2014
4:00 pm
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China just blocked Instagram. Here's what they're hiding.
Sep 30, 2014
12:16 am
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Australians are getting anxious about recent anti-terror raids and the Abbott government’s hastily adopted intelligence powers.
Sep 30, 2014
12:16 am
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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
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Reactions to the quashing of the bill are as divisive as the attempt to reform the law.
Sep 29, 2014
2:15 am
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Peru’s Environment Minister Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, who will chair the next United Nations climate mega-conference, sheds some light.