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Palestinian Killed in Clash With Israeli Military

(RAMALLAH, West Bank) — A Palestinian-American teenager was killed during clashes with the Israeli military on Friday amid heightened tensions in Jerusalem and the West Bank. A relative identified the teen as 14-year-old Orwah Hammad and said he was born in New Orleans and came to the West Bank at age six. Hammad’s cousin Moath…

Queen Elizabeth II Sends Her First Tweet

Britain’s monarch dabbled in social media on Friday by sending her very first tweet. It is a pleasure to open the Information Age exhibition today at the @ScienceMuseum and I hope people will enjoy visiting. Elizabeth R. — BritishMonarchy (@BritishMonarchy) October 24, 2014 While opening the Information Age exhibit at London’s Science Museum, the Queen,…

The South Korean Ferry Tragedy Has Exposed a Bitter Political Divide

Incredibly, right-wing groups in South Korea have a problem with families of Sewol victims continuing to mourn their loved ones

Philippine Transgender Murder Becomes a Rallying Point for LGBT Rights

Activists say the death of Jennifer Laude highlights the vulnerable position of trans people in the Philippines

Sweden Calls Off Search for Submarine

Sweden's military launched its biggest anti-submarine operation since the height of the Cold War on Friday

Clashes Erupt Outside Ukraine’s Parliament in Kiev

(KIEV, Ukraine) — Clashes broke out Tuesday between demonstrators and police in front of Ukraine’s parliament in Kiev as deputies inside repeatedly voted down proposals to recognize a contentious World War II-era Ukrainian partisan group as national heroes. Show More Summary

German Hospital: U.N. Worker Dies of Ebola

He was the third Ebola patient flown to Germany for treatment

Hong Kong Student Protesters Prepare for Midterms and for Harder Questions

The city's young demonstrators are keeping up their studies on the barricades, but the big political questions may be harder to answer

Syria Border City Kobani ‘Holding Off’ ISIS Militants

"Our fighters are still heroically resisting [ISIS],” says Anwar Muslim, the top Kurdish official inside Kobani

Battle Rages for Syria Town Under ISIS Assault

SURUC, Turkey — The shells were already roaring down on the Kurdish fighters from the hill above Kobani when more than 30 Islamic State militants backed by snipers and pickups mounted with heavy machine guns began their assault across the dusty fields. Holed up in an industrial area of squat, concrete buildings on Kobani’s eastern…

U.S. Thinks North Korea Leader Still in Power

“We have not seen any indications of a transfer of power at this point in North Korea"

Snowden’s Girlfriend Is Living With Him in Russia

Snowden's longtime girlfriend has been living in Russia, contrary to the belief that the NSA leaker abandoned her

Military Action, Diplomatic Threats Between India and Pakistan in Kashmir

Border skirmishes are common between the South Asian neighbors, but the weeklong confrontation is the most serious such escalation in nearly a decade

How the Brighton Bombing 30 Years Ago Portended Peace

Not only did Irish terrorists fail to kill Margaret Thatcher. Their movement has been absorbed into Britain's resilient democracy

See a Volcano Explode in Indonesia

Over the past 4 days hundreds of people have been forced out of their homes following volcanic explosions on Mount Sinabung in Indonesia.

The Indelible Lessons of Auschwitz

The recent increase in attacks against Jews reminds us to stay vigilant against anti-Semitism

France’s Patrick Modiano Wins Literature Nobel

(STOCKHOLM) — Patrick Modiano of France, whose work focuses on the Nazi occupation and its effect on his country, was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature Thursday. The Swedish Academy gave the 8 million kronor ($1.1 million) prize to Modiano “for the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human destinies…

Meet the Iraqi Couple Attending Pope Francis’ Synod

The Synod bishops have already voted to send a letter of encouragement to Iraqi families

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