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  • Obama administration agrees to informal drone halt in Pakistan

    Obama administration agrees to informal drone halt in Pakistan
    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration has agreed to Pakistan's request to stop drone-launched missile strikes except on Al Qaeda operational leaders while Islamabad pursues peace talks with local Taliban militants, U.S. officials say. The informal...
  • Central African Republic soldiers lynch man at army ceremony

    Central African Republic soldiers lynch man at army ceremony
    JUBA, South Sudan -- The day was supposed to be a rousing moment of hope in a country convulsed by horrific sectarian violence: the Central African Republic, where children have been  beheaded, mothers carrying babies on their backs have been gunned...
  • Israel kills two in Gaza strike targeting 'terrorist operative'

    Israel kills two in Gaza strike targeting 'terrorist operative'
    An Israeli airstrike killed two people in the Gaza Strip early Wednesday, including a man identified by Israeli security forces as a militant who fired rockets across the border last week during former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's funeral. In a...
  • Soldier from California killed in Afghanistan in attack by insurgents

    Soldier from California killed in Afghanistan in attack by insurgents
    An Army soldier from California has been killed in Afghanistan during an attack by insurgents, the Department of Defense announced Wednesday. Chief Warrant Officer Edward Balli, 42, of Monterey, Calif., was killed Monday in Kandahar province from wounds...
  • John James McGinty III dies at 73; Medal of Honor recipient

    John James McGinty III dies at 73; Medal of Honor recipient
    John James McGinty III, whose fierce leadership of a Marine platoon during a bitter assault by hundreds of North Vietnamese soldiers earned him the Medal of Honor during the Vietnam War, died Friday of cancer at his home in Beaufort, S.C. He was 73. His...
  • Five police officers killed in drive-by shooting at Egypt checkpoint

    Five police officers killed in drive-by shooting at Egypt checkpoint
    CAIRO -- Drive-by assailants gunned down five police officers at a checkpoint in the south of Egypt early Thursday, state media reported, in the most serious attack against security forces in nearly a month. In addition to the five killed, two...
  • South Sudan's government, rebels sign cease-fire accord

    South Sudan's government, rebels sign cease-fire accord
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- South Sudan’s government and rebels signed an agreement Thursday to cease hostilities, the first breakthrough since combat erupted last month. The accord, signed in the capital of neighboring Ethiopia, called on both...
  • Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian protester during Gaza border clash

    Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian protester during Gaza border clash
    JERUSALEM -- A Palestinian man was killed and another injured Friday in the Gaza Strip when Israeli soldiers opened fire during a protest near the border with Israel, officials said.   The shooting occurred after a group of Palestinians damaged a...
  • Cairo bombings kill at least six

    Cairo bombings kill at least six
    CAIRO — A series of explosions across Cairo on Friday killed at least six people, injured scores of others and fueled fears that Islamist insurgents were bringing their battle against Egypt's military-backed government to the capital. The four...
  • Myanmar claims Muslim militants targeted police officer

    Myanmar claims Muslim militants targeted police officer
    YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar's government is continuing to push back against calls for an investigation into the reported massacre of more than 40 Rohingya Muslims in northern Rakhine state, saying that militants had infiltrated the restive region...
  • Four Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai in suspected militant attack

    Four Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai in suspected militant attack
    CAIRO -- Suspected militants attacked a bus carrying Egyptian soldiers in the northern Sinai peninsula on Sunday, killing four of the conscripts and injuring 13 others, state media reported. The attack brought the military’s two-day death toll...