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In Lebanon, Syrian refugee children face dangers on the streets

Beirut: It was 10pm on a chilly recent Wednesday, and the bars of Beirut were just getting into full swing. So was 10-year-old Mohammad Huzaifa’s …

Students kidnapped by suspected Islamic militants in Nigeria are freed

Scores of female students kidnapped by suspected Islamic militants from a school in the north-east of Nigerian have been freed, Nigeria's military reported on Wednesday.<p>Only eight of more than 100 students are unaccounted for, major general Chris Olukolade said in a statement that gave no details. …

France tries mass DNA test in hunt for rapist

French police have taken DNA samples from hundreds of male pupils and staff to help them find an attacker who raped a 16-year-old girl in the toilets of a school in western France last September.<p>Two police officers on Monday began to take DNA samples from 475 school boys, 31 teachers and 21 staff …

Oscar Pistorius: Reeva Steenkamp Died in My Arms

Oscar Pistorius recounted how his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, 29, died in his arms with her blood soaking him when he took the witness stand for the …

As Many as 20 Students Stabbed at a Pennsylvania High School

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Several students were stabbed on Wednesday morning at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, …

Ebola: Liberia confirms cases, Senegal shuts border

<b>The first two cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Liberia, after spreading from neighbouring Guinea, where the deadly virus has killed 78 people.</b><p>The two Liberian cases are sisters, one of whom had recently returned from Guinea, officials say.<p>As concern grows over the outbreak, Senegal has closed …

Japan told to halt Antarctic whaling by international court

The international court of justice (ICJ) has ordered a temporary halt to Japan’s annual slaughter of whales in the Southern Ocean after concluding that the hunts are not, as Japan claims, conducted for scientific research.<p>The UN court’s decision, by a 12-4 majority among a panel of judges, casts …

Dingell machine kicks into gear

Rep. John Dingell — the longest-serving lawmaker in congressional history — vows his wife is going to run her own campaign to take the Michigan seat he will leave open when he retires this year.<p>“She will make her own decisions,” Dingell said of his wife, Debbie Dingell, in an interview. “We will …

President Obama Prepares to Meet the People's Pope

The focus of the conversation when President Barack Obama meets Pope Francis on Thursday is expected to be the gap between the rich and the poor. …

Cat Jumping Fails

It’s well documented that cats are bullies. They knock all your stuff off the counter, steal dog beds and attack our most precious -- the children.<p>Therefore, it’s hard not to feel a touch of schadenfreude in seeing them finally get their comeuppance in the above video compilation of cats failing at …

Philippines prepares for historic peace deal | US & Canada

<b>Cotabato City, Philippines</b> - Weeks before Benigno Aquino III was elected president of the Philippines in 2010, the rebel group Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) hosted a secret meeting with a high-ranking US embassy official and two American dignitaries. The impending national elections and the …

Ukraine troops set to leave Crimea

Ukraine's acting president has announced that the ex-Soviet nation's troops have been given orders to withdraw from Crimea following the peninsula's seizure and annexation by Russia.<p>Acting President Oleksander Turchinov told parliament on Monday that the decision had been taken in the face of …

Officials Say Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane 'Ended in the Southern Indian Ocean'

New satellite data reveals that missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 "ended" its journey in a "remote location" of the southern Indian Ocean, …

Ebola virus kills more than 50 in Guinea

Previous Ebola outbreaks have been reported in Congo and Uganda, most recently in 2012<p>Samples from victims of a viral hemorrhagic fever that has killed more than 50 people in Guinea have tested positive for the Ebola virus, government officials have said, marking the first time an outbreak among …

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First lady Michelle Obama visits China