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Russia intensifying Syria airstrikes
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Russia's Airstrikes in Syria Are Playing Well at Home
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Medical charity MSF demands independent inquiry into air strike on Afghan hospital
KABUL Medical aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) on Sunday demanded an independent international inquiry into a suspected U.S. air strike that killed 22 people in an Afghan hospital it runs, branding the attack a "war crime". MSF said a U.S. ...
Afghan official: Hospital in airstrike was 'a Taliban base'
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New York Daily News
Flash flood kills at least 16 people in French Riviera after submerging cars ...
New York Daily News
ANTIBES, France — Flash flooding around the French Riviera has killed at least 16 people, some drowned in a retirement home and others trapped in cars and campsites. Torrents of muddy water inundated buildings, roads and railway tracks, disrupting ...
17 dead as heavy flooding hits French Riviera
Flash Floods on French Riviera Kill at Least 10
Exit Poll: Portugal Government Likely Re-elected
New York Times
LISBON, Portugal — Portugal's center-right coalition government will likely be re-elected despite enacting unpopular austerity measures to tackle the country's debt problems, according to an exit poll after Sunday's election. The poll on public ...
Portugal center-right coalition set to win election: exit polls
Portugal's Ruling Coalition Wins Election, Exit Polls Say
Exit poll indicates Portugal's government likely re-elected despite its ...
The Latest: Israeli Stabbing Victim Describes Deadly Attack
New York Times
JERUSALEM — The latest developments after Palestinian stabbing attacks in Jerusalem killed two Israelis and wounded three others, including a toddler, prompting Israeli authorities to take the unprecedented step of closing east Jerusalem's Old City to ...
Israel limits access to Old City of Jerusalem amid talk of new Palestinian ...
Israel bars Palestinians from entering Old City after deadly attacks
Has the Third Intifada Begun?
Pope Francis Opens Vatican Synod on Family Issues
New York Times
ROME — Pope Francis on Sunday told bishops gathered at the Vatican for the opening of a synod on family issues that the church must stay true to its teachings on the “indissolubility” of marriage between a man and a woman. But he also called on them ...
Will the Vatican make it easier to be a divorced Catholic?
Video shows pope defending Chile bishop accused of cover up
Pope Francis opens divisive Vatican meeting of bishops on family issues
Typhoon Mujigae lashes southern China, at least four dead
SHANGHAI A typhoon with winds up to 112 miles an hour lashed China's south coast on Sunday, killing at least four people and leaving a trail of destruction and flooding as authorities issued the highest "red alert" emergency response. Howling winds and ...
Four dead as southern China battered by Typhoon Mujigae
Typhoon Mujigae: Four dead as southern China battered by storm, state media says
4 dead, 16 missing as typhoon Mujigae hits south China
Bermuda feeling Joaquin's winds; Coast Guard continues search for lost ship
As Hurricane Joaquin approaches Bermuda with heavy rain and winds topping 100 miles per hour, private citizens joined international government agencies and nonprofits on Sunday in an effort to bring fresh water, medical supplies and other relief to ...
Debris appears to belong to cargo ship missing in Bahamas
Life Ring and Possible Container Located, but No Signs of Cargo Ship Lost ...
Debris spotted as crews search for ship lost off Bahamas
Wall Street Journal
Hope Fades for Guatemala Mudslide Rescue Efforts
Wall Street Journal
GUATEMALA CITY—Time was running out Sunday for rescue workers to find survivors after a hillside collapsed on top of modest homes on the outskirts of the Guatemalan capital, with the death toll rising to 89 and about 300 people still missing ...
Hundreds Feared Dead in Guatemala Landslide, Hopeful Keep Digging
After five years of negotiations, Pacific trade talks near deal
ATLANTA A dozen Pacific nations closed in on a sweeping free trade pact on Sunday in Atlanta after a breakthrough over how long a monopoly pharmaceutical companies should be given on new biotech drugs. The issue has pitted the United States, which ...
Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal Within Reach, Officials Say
US and 11 Nations Close to Accord on Trade Pact
US, 11 nations go down to the wire on historic Pacific Rim trade accord