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Badie receives latest life sentence from Egypt court

A Cairo court has sentenced Mohamed Badie, the spiritual leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, and 18 other prominent Brotherhood figures to life in prison over an attack on a police station in 2013.<p>At least five people were killed in the attack on the police station in the coastal city of Port …

Wildfires continue to engulf parts of Washington after firefighter deaths

Reduced winds on Saturday helped firefighters gain the upper hand against a series of giant wildfires in north-central Washington that earlier left three firefighters dead.<p>Obama declares state of emergency at site of out-of-control Washington fires<p>Read more<p>The Okanogan complex of wildfires was …

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Afghan car bombing kills at least 12, including 3 Americans

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide car bomber attacked a NATO convoy traveling through a crowded neighborhood in Afghanistan's capital Saturday, …

Our favourite images of the week

Mesmerising travel photos from around the world, including bizarre body painting in Austria and wakeboarding in Lebanon’s crystal-filled cave.

As Amazon’s fight with book publisher Hachette continues, criticism from authors and others grows

It’s been a week since it became clear that Amazon(s AMZN) is delaying shipments of publisher Hachette’s print titles, likely due to a fight over …