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Ukraine crisis: Gunfire and explosions outside rebel-held town of Slavyansk

Insurgents claim "full-scale attack" has been launched by Ukrainian military as helicopter is shot down and the skies are filled with acrid smoke<p>Ukraine has launched a military assault on the flashpoint town of Slavyansk, raising the stakes in the showdown with Russia, which has promised …

S Korea ferry: Retrieved phones record ferry sinking

In South Korea, crews are continuing the grim task of recovering bodies from the ferry which sank off Jindo island two weeks ago.<p>Eighty-nine passengers remain missing and there are fears some victims may never be found.<p>Meanwhile, footage from retrieved mobile phones has shown the sinking ship's …

Parents of abducted Nigerian schoolgirls hold desperate protest

Hundreds of parents in Nigeria, many dressed in red, held a day of protest on Thursday in the town where the kidnapping of more than 100 schoolgirls by Islamists has left families lurching from fury to despair.<p>In Chibok, the town in Borno state where suspected Boko Haram insurgents stormed into the …

May Day Protests Across the World Turn Violent

HAPPY SPRING?<p>The ancient spring festival has erupted into firery clashes between police and civilians across eastern Europe and the Middle …

U.S. Offers Help to Find Abducted Nigerian Girls

Following outrage over the shocking abduction of over 200 schoolgirls by terrorists in east Africa, the U.S. State Department on Thursday said they were working with Nigeria to help look for them.<p>"We have been engaged with the Nigerian government in discussions on what we might do to help support …

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Baltimore is becoming our nation’s hub for soft-focus synth pop, with great bands like Future Islands, Beach House – and now Wye Oak. On albums such …

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From ‘Moby Dick’ to ‘The Great Gatsby’: Classic Lit Dishes Brought to Life (Photos)

Tasty Reads<p>Not content with just reading the vivid food descriptions in her favorite novels, Photographer Dinah Fried decided to cook and style the …

Syria: Scores dead and injured in attacks in Damascus and Homs

More than 50 people have been killed with scores injured in a series of attacks in Syria.<p>In Damascus at least 14 people lost their lives with 80 wounded in a mortar attack on a technical institute in the centre of the capital.<p>Four shells were fired during the raid on the institute, which is an …

Exclusive: Kerry Warns Israel Could Become ‘An Apartheid State’

The secretary of state said that if Israel doesn’t make peace soon, it could become ‘an apartheid state,’ like the old South Africa. Jewish leaders …

Look Up to the Stunning Rugged Peaks of This National Park

<b>Location: Wyoming<br>Established: February 26, 1929<br>Size: 309,994 acres</b><p>The peaks of the Teton Range, regal and imposing as they stand nearly 7,000 feet above the valley floor, make one of the boldest geologic statements in the Rockies. Unencumbered by foothills, they rise through steep coniferous forest …

Escape to Japan's Oki Islands

Japan seduces and dazzles travellers with its buzzed-up, sprawling, ultra-convenient big cities. But if you’re weary of crowds and vending-machine-packed streets, get yourself to Matsue in Western Honshū and hop a ferry to the slow life on the remote and fascinating Oki Islands.<p>Newly added to the …

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Artists in Jordan Paint Murals to Attract Visitors to An Overlooked Neighborhood

When a group of artists in Jordan approached Jabal Qalaa resident Firas Zawaneh to give them permission to paint a mural on the wall of his house, he …

The Fraught Battle to Get the U.S. to Grant Visa Waiver Status to Israeli Citizens

A campaign to allow Israelis to enter the United States without a visa is gaining steam in Congress, but is still running into a brick wall with the …

The New Safety App for Women

In the age of Snapchat, Angry Birds, and Candy Crush, why did no one think of this sooner?<p>It reads like a <i>Law & Order: SVU</i> episode, but it's true: A year ago, a friend of mine left her two roommates at a bar to walk the three blocks home to their apartment in a yuppie Boston neighborhood. She wanted …

Richie Mehta’s ‘Siddharth’: A Voice for India’s Missing and Exploited Children

Rajesh Tailang as Mahendra Saini speaks with a child at the Sea Wall in Mumbai in Richie Mehta’s <i>Siddharth</i> (Zeitgeist Films).<p><i>Amal</i> director Richie …

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In Syria, war is woven into childhood

Smooth-cheeked child soldiers hold rifles in a land where cemeteries fill with tiny graves and kids pretend to dodge sniper bullets for fun.<p>Reporting from Aleppo, Syria<p>The baby-faced boy waited patiently for his turn at the small ice cream shop, his Kalashnikov balanced precariously over his …

Obama leads backlash against LA Clippers owner's alleged racist remarks

Barack Obama on Sunday led politicians, sports stars and other public figures in condemning racist comments attributed to the Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, a barrage of opprobrium likely to swell with the leaking of apparently additional remarks.<p>On Sunday morning, the sports news site …