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US delays missile test to avoid exacerbating North Korea tensions

The US defence department has delayed an intercontinental ballistic missile test that had been planned for next week at an air force base in …

Taliban Have Second Thoughts About Fighting in Afghanistan

News of peace talks in Qatar are giving some Taliban fighters doubts about the jihad. Sami Yousafzai and Ron Moreau report on the indecision in the …

The Extraordinary Lives Of Ordinary North Koreans

Amid a cascade of headline news from North Korea, often forgotten are the 24 million average citizens living under the most authoritarian regime in the world. Host Jacki Lyden speaks with Barbara Demick of the <i>Los Angeles Times</i> on the lives of ordinary North Koreans.<p>Transcript<p>JACKI LYDEN, HOST:<p>North …

Afghanistan bomb kills Nato personnel in Zabul

<b>A bomb in Afghanistan's southern Zabul province has killed five Americans - three soldiers and two civilians serving with the Nato-led forces - and an Afghan doctor.</b><p>The Nato-led International Security Assistance Force (Isaf) said they were killed when a suicide bomber detonated a car full of …

Iraq unrest: Deadly blast at Baquba political rally

<b>A suicide bomb and grenade attack has killed at least 22 people and injured about 50 at a political rally in the eastern Iraqi city of Baquba.</b><p>A grenade was thrown into the crowd gathered inside a large tent and, seconds later, a suicide bomber blew himself up in the same tent.<p>In recent weeks more …

Egypt court rejects bid to ban Bassem Youssef TV show

<b>A court in Egypt has rejected a lawsuit calling for a ban on the TV programme of popular satirist Bassem Youssef.</b><p>The court said the Muslim Brotherhood lawyer who filed the suit, which also demanded the channel lose its licence, did not have an interest in the case.<p>Mr Youssef has been questioned …

Americans killed in Afghanistan attacks

A car bomb blast in Afghanistan has killed five Americans, including three US soldiers and a young diplomat, while an American civilian died in a separate attack.<p>An Afghan doctor was also killed in Saturday's attack in Zabul province.<p>The US diplomat and other Americans were in a convoy of vehicles …

Iran nuclear: Ashton says positions 'still far apart'

<b>Talks between world powers and Iran on its nuclear programme have ended without agreement, with the EU saying their positions "remain far apart".</b><p>Over two days of talks in Almaty, Iran was asked to give up work on its most sensitive nuclear activities in return for an easing of sanctions.<p>Iran said …

Suicide bomber attacks Iraq campaign meeting

A coordinated attack involving a suicide bombing on a open-air election campaign meeting north of Baghdad killed at least 22 people, officials said, two weeks before provincial polls.<p>A man on Saturday had thrown a grenade on the meeting in the restive city of Baquba, 60 km from the Iraqi capital, …

Women hit back at India's rape culture

The male tormentor of the young women of the Madiyav slum did not spot the danger until it was too late. One moment he was taunting them with sexual …

Middle East will be unstable for decades if rebels take Syria, says Assad

The Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad, has warned that the Middle East faces being destabilised for decades if rebel forces battling to overthrow him …

Iran nuclear talks end without progress

The EU's foreign policy chief has said that nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers have failed to reach an agreement.<p>Catherine Ashton said on Saturday that the discussions in Kazakhstan revealed that "the two sides remain far apart on substance".<p>The six insist that Iran cut back on its …

North Korea advises foreign embassies to evacuate staff - video

South Korean workers continue to return home from Kaesong industrial park after North Korea asks foreign embassies in Pyongyang to consider …

Israeli journalist is accused of inciting violence after backing Palestinian stone-throwers

A prominent Israeli journalist, Amira Hass, has been subjected to a wave of hate mail and calls for prosecution for incitement to violence since …

What will North Korea do next? - Video on NBCNews.com

help ease the crisis.>>> outbreak of a deadly new virus and fears that it could start to spread from person to person. what the u.s. is doing to protect americans.>>> the dangerous game known as celebrity swatting. two new episodes that force swat teams to respond to phoney threats.>>> flash point. …

North Korea readies missile launch as fears of a covert cyberwar grow

South Korea is bracing for a protracted standoff with the North that could include at least one missile test-launch and a border skirmish.<p>On Friday, …