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  • Key figure in Haqqani militant group is shot to death in Pakistan

    Key figure in Haqqani militant group is shot to death in Pakistan
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – A financier and senior leader of the feared Haqqani network, a group credited with attacks on the Indian embassy in Kabul and numerous strikes on NATO forces in Afghanistan, was shot to death on the outskirts of the Pakistani...
  • Norwegian friends, family describe Kenya mall attack suspect

    Norwegian friends, family describe Kenya mall attack suspect
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- A Somali-born Norwegian said to be a suspect in a deadly assault on a Kenyan shopping mall was described Friday by former classmates and others who knew him as an observant Muslim who struggled to fit in after his family fled...
  • Saudi Arabia rejects Security Council seat, lashes U.N. as failure

    Saudi Arabia rejects Security Council seat, lashes U.N. as failure
    A day after the United Nations elected Saudi Arabia to a prestigious seat on the Security Council, the Saudi leadership refused to accept the position and lashed out at the world body for "double standards" and failure to protect peace. It was a...
  • Greek police find mystery child during raid on Roma camp

    Greek police find mystery child during raid on Roma camp
    Greek police announced Friday that they were seeking the biological parents of a blond, blue-eyed girl about 4 years old who was found during a raid two days earlier on a Roma camp in central Greece, news media reported from Athens. The child, who was...
  • Arab states and Western nations push Syria peace talks

    Arab states and Western nations push Syria peace talks
    LONDON – A key group of Arab states and Western nations, including the United States, urged the “moderate opposition” in Syria to attend peace talks aimed at ending the country’s civil war, but underlined their insistence that...
  • In Saudi Arabia, a drive for women's rights

     In Saudi Arabia, a drive for women's rights
    Give women the vote and what outrageous thing happens next? In Saudi Arabia, they start demanding the keys to the car. Thus a relative handful of brave Saudi women will slip behind the wheel Saturday for a "Day of Female Driving." Saudi Arabia is the...
  • Saudi woman drives despite warnings

    Saudi woman drives despite warnings
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — A Saudi woman said she got behind the wheel Saturday and drove to the grocery store without being stopped or harassed by police, kicking off a campaign protesting the ban on women driving in the ultraconservative kingdom....
  • Saudi officials set up roadblocks against women's 'drive-in' protest

    Saudi officials set up roadblocks against women's 'drive-in' protest
    CAIRO - Some dared to drive. Others stayed home, but promised to take to the roads another day. Calls for a nationwide “drive-in” to protest Saudi Arabia’s de facto ban on women driving were softened at the eleventh hour by organizers,...
  • Caltech names physicist from University of Chicago as new president

    Caltech names physicist from University of Chicago as new president
    Thomas Rosenbaum, an expert in condensed matter physics, will become the new president of the California Institute of Technology, officials announced Thursday. Rosenbaum, 58, currently serves as provost at the University of Chicago, where he also...
  • INFOGRAPHIC: What country has highest number of active Twitter users?

    INFOGRAPHIC: What country has highest number of active Twitter users?
    Which country has the largest number of actively tweeting Twitter users?  We're No. 1! Yes, in what is likely a surprise to no one, the U.S. is tops. We have more than 50 million Twitter users, after all. What may be more surprising is how many in the...
  • Iran nuclear deal appears imminent

    Iran nuclear deal appears imminent
    GENEVA — A deal to limit Iran's nuclear program appeared close to completion Friday as negotiators from six world powers and Tehran smoothed remaining conflicts and top diplomats began arriving to join the talks. After a rocky day Thursday,...