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Taiwan stands up to China with World War II military parade

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan marched out thousands of troops and displayed its most modern military hardware Saturday to spotlight an old but often …

Washington wildfire tears through thousands of acres

<b>(CNN) —</b> Randy Dawson called 911 when he spotted flames near his house in central Washington state.<p>It wasn't long before the fast-moving blaze came even closer.<p>"I saw ... the fire start down the road from us about 200 yards and race up the hill and right by our house," Dawson told CNN's "Erin …

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Hong Kong Clashes Reveal Anti-Beijing Anger as City Nears Anniversary of Reunification

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Marty Natalegawa worries Canberra-Jakarta relationship strained

Indonesia’s former foreign affairs minister concerned with lack of meaningful communication between the two countries, ‘whether public or private’<p>Indonesia’s former foreign affairs minister, Marty Natalegawa, has expressed concern about a lack of meaningful communication between Canberra and …

Suicide blast in Chad capital kills 11 during police raid

N’DJAMENA (Reuters) - Suspected Boko Haram fighters blew themselves up during a police raid in Chad’s capital early on Monday, killing five officers and six militants, police and government officials said.<p>The raid of an illegal arms cache was part of a security operation aimed at dismantling a …

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Suspect in French beheading attack admits killing his boss

The suspected Islamist who attempted to blow up a French chemical plant on Friday has admitted killing his manager beforehand.<p>Yassin Salhi (35) has told detectives that he beheaded his victim in a parking area before arriving at the plant just south of Lyon.<p>Examination of Salhi’s mobile phone has …

Tunisia beach attack: Gunman 'had help' from others

<b>The gunman who killed 38 at a beach near the Tunisian city of Sousse had help in carrying out the attack, officials say.</b><p>Interior ministry spokesman Mohamed Ali Aroui said authorities were "sure" that Seifeddine Rezgui had had accomplices.<p>The government has announced increased security measures …

Kuwait officials identify suicide bomber as Saudi Arabian man

By Ahmed Hagagy<p>KUWAIT — Kuwait on Sunday identified the suicide bomber behind its worst militant attack as a young Saudi Arabian man and said it had detained the driver of the vehicle that took him to a Shiite Muslim mosque where he killed 27 people.<p>The disclosure of the bomber’s Saudi nationality …

Israel bars foreign activist flotilla from reaching Gaza

The boats had been headed for the blockaded Palestinian territory<p>Israel said on Monday it had blocked a boat leading a four-vessel protest flotilla of foreign activists from reaching the Gaza Strip and forced the vessel to sail to an Israeli port.<p>An Israeli military statement said there was no …