Meg Mazzotta

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Deadly suicide blast hits Baghdad funeral

A suicide bomber has killed at least 21 people at a funeral in the Iraqi capital, while an ambush has halted the government forces' advance on a key northern city controlled by ISIL fighters.<p>Sunday's attack, which also wounded 35 people, occurred outside a Shia house of worship in the western …

Toll rises as clashes continue in Libyan city

Nine people have been killed in new violence in the northeastern Libyan city of Benghazi where pro-government militias have launched an offensive against rival armed groups.<p>According to medics, the death toll has now reached 75 in five days.<p>In the latest violence, a woman was killed in a bomb …

Ground zero in the battle for Ukraine: Donetsk airport

DONETSK, Ukraine — The airport here in this battle-scarred region of eastern Ukraine seems oblivious to the cease-fire brokered six weeks ago.<p>The battles between Russian-backed rebels and Ukrainian forces rage on at a place that has taken on greater significance in Ukraine with each passing day: …

Blast rocks Donetsk in east Ukraine, no deaths reported

KIEV (Reuters) - A powerful explosion near a munitions factory rocked the rebel-held city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Monday, breaking windows several kilometers (miles) away, but there was no word of any casualties.<p>The blast around noon (4.00 a.m. EDT) showed fire and a column of gray smoke …

Why would a Russian submarine enter Swedish waters?

If a Russian submarine really has been stranded off the coast of Sweden, it raises the question - what could it have been getting up to? Roland Oliphant explains<p>If the Swedish navy’s <b>hunt for a missing “Russian submarine”</b> sounds like a throw-back to the Cold War, it is no coincidence.<p>Diplomats in …

Scores of rebels killed in Yemen fighting

Renewed fighting between Sunni tribesmen and Shia Houthi rebels advancing into a town in central Yemen has killed dozens of people, as part of a growing struggle over territory and influence between the two sides.<p>Sources told Al Jazeera on Monday that clashes between Houthi fighters and Sunni …

Oscar Pistorius to finally learn his sentence

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius will finally learn his fate Tuesday when a judge is expected to announce the Olympic runner's …

Iran acts to comply with interim nuclear deal with powers: IAEA

VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran is taking further action to comply with an interim nuclear agreement with six world powers, a monthly U.N. atomic agency report showed, a finding the West may see as positive ahead of a November deadline for clinching a long-term deal.<p>International Atomic Energy Agency …