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Grace mugabe zimbabwe
Dec 21, 2014
2:00 am
JOHANNESBURG — When Robert Mugabe prattled on for too long at a recent ruling party congress, his wife Grace handed him a note. The nonagenarian president, who has ruled Zimbabwe since independence in 1980, took pause. “My wife has written a note; she says I’m talking too much,” Mugabe announced. “That’s how I am treated even at home, so I must listen.”
Dec 20, 2014
10:08 am
North korea says no hack
North's foreign ministry said there would be 'grave consequences' if Washington refused to agree to the joint probe.
Dec 19, 2014
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'The Interview' and its depiction of Kim Jong Un got pulled, but the entertainment industry has produced plenty of other dictator performances to enjoy.
Dec 19, 2014
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But a stress-free year-end summit can't hide the huge challenges facing the EU in 2015.
Dec 19, 2014
1:50 pm
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After a bitter, six-year investigation of American nuns, the Vatican has offered the olive branch.
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Dec 19, 2014
5:52 pm
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The EU is moving away from saving lives, focusing instead on keeping newcomers out.
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Dec 19, 2014
12:07 pm
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President Barack Obama also said the United States would "respond proportionally" to the incident.
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North Korea’s cyber-war strength says a lot about the future of global hostilities.
Dec 19, 2014
12:15 am
North korea burning kim jong un
It’s not every day you get to drink soju with the namesake of North Korea’s dictator.
Dec 19, 2014
1:32 pm
Syria war june 26 2014
A collapsed health system has meant that treatments for diseases and injuries are irregular, the organization's Syria representative said.
Need to Know, Syria
Dec 19, 2014
1:13 pm
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A new era in US-Cuba relations could see a travel ban lifted. Here are some of the sights US citizens could be visiting soon.
Dec 18, 2014
5:54 pm
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'The siege on the mountain has been lifted,' a Kurdish official told reporters.
Dec 18, 2014
12:57 pm
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But don’t worry, he says, things will get better.
Dec 18, 2014
12:46 pm
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Children of Greek migrants still face a long road to full acceptance in the country they call home.
Rights, GroundTruth
Dec 19, 2014
6:06 am
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Discrimination based on HIV status persists though it's barred by the constitution. And women face a disproportionately large array of consequences.
Dec 19, 2014
8:01 am
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It took a combination of Kurdish forces and American air strikes to finally free hundreds of Iraqis under siege on Mount Sinjar.
Dec 18, 2014
1:00 am
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Ruling says 'cross-dressers' have a disorder and can’t help violating Sharia law.
Dec 16, 2014
12:30 am
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Analysis: The US president imposed sanctions on Venezuelan government officials. He needs to take these not-so-small issues into account.
Dec 17, 2014
5:42 pm
Pakistan mourns school killing
Pakistan saw more than 800 attacks on schools between 2009 and 2012.
Dec 18, 2014
10:43 am
Migration aug. 12 2014
Rights groups are urging governments to act after more than 3,000 deaths in the Mediterranean this year alone.
Need to Know, Europe
Dec 18, 2014
9:05 am
Pope dec. 17 2014
President Barack Obama and President Raul Castro praised the help given by Pope Francis and the Catholic Church.
Need to Know, Cuba
Dec 17, 2014
2:05 pm
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Cuban leader says his people want better relations with the US but won’t compromise their independence.
Dec 17, 2014
11:19 am
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Follow the news today. Could be a day to tell the grandkids about.
Dec 18, 2014
10:10 am
Putin presser dec. 18 2014
Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday new European Union sanctions banning investment in Crimea were 'absolutely unacceptable.'
Need to Know, Europe
Dec 17, 2014
12:14 pm
Italy protests 12 16 2014
EU leaders are struggling to find an escape route from ongoing economic stagnation.