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Justice delayed is pondered in Cambodia

08/02/2014 12:31am
A U.N.-assisted genocide tribunal will deliver a verdict this coming Thursday in the trial of the two top leaders of the communist Khmer Rouge, whose extremist policies in the late 1970s are blamed for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians though starvation, medical neglect, overwork and execution.

UK prime minister says NATO must rethink Russia

08/02/2014 4:50am
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron has called on NATO to rethink its long-term relationship with Russia following its "illegal" actions in Ukraine and strike an agreement on how to sustain a robust presence in Eastern Europe.

Oscar Pistorius' brother 'badly hurt' in car crash

08/02/2014 5:30am
Oscar Pistorius' brother Carl was "badly hurt" in a road accident Friday night when his car was involved in a head-on collision on a highway in South Africa, the brothers' uncle Arnold Pistorius said.

Greek frigate returns after Libya evacuation

08/02/2014 6:20am
A Greek navy frigate carrying embassy staff and nearly 200 people from Greece, China and other countries evacuated from the conflict in Libya returned early Saturday to a port near Athens.

Hopes fading for scores buried in Indian landslide

08/02/2014 7:00am
Hopes are fading of finding scores of people still missing three days after a landslide in western India buried a village, killing at least 76 people, an official said Saturday.

Outbreak of fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh kills 15

08/02/2014 7:30am
A sharp escalation in fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh has left 15 soldiers dead and prompted Russia to issue an urgent call for calm.

Lebanese general says Syrian rebels cross its border, attack town and capture several soldiers

08/02/2014 8:30am
Lebanese general says Syrian rebels cross its border, attack town and capture several soldiers.

Officials: Clashes, bombing kill 17 Iraq soldiers

08/02/2014 9:01am
Authorities in Iraq say clashes and a suicide bombing have killed 17 soldiers in areas around the capital, Baghdad.

Newly elected Libyan lawmakers meet amid chaos

08/02/2014 12:40pm
More than three-quarters of Libya's newly elected parliament met for the first time Saturday in a city chosen by a prominent anti-Islamist politician, likely signaling a swing against Islamists and extremist militias amid violence unseen since the 2011 civil war that toppled dictator Moammar Gadhafi.

More human remains recovered at Ukraine site

08/02/2014 1:01pm
Investigators using sniffer dogs recovered more human remains and personal belongings at the Malaysia Airlines wreckage site in eastern Ukraine on Saturday, the head of an international recovery mission said.

Israel's military has declared dead a soldier believed captured by Hamas militants

08/02/2014 5:00pm
Israel's military has declared dead a soldier believed captured by Hamas militants .

Syria rebels raid Lebanese town, capture troops

08/02/2014 6:01pm
Rebels fighting in Syria's civil war crossed into Lebanon and raided a border town Saturday, killing and capturing security force members in the most serious incursion into the tiny country during its neighbor's 3-year-old conflict.

TS Bertha aims for Dominican Republic

08/02/2014 8:00pm
Tropical Storm Bertha swirled over the eastern Dominican Republic late Saturday after whipping Puerto Rico with heavy rains and strong winds that knocked out power in parts of the region.

Israeli soldier thought captured is declared dead

08/02/2014 9:21pm
The Israeli military said Sunday that an Israeli soldier it previously believed had been captured by Hamas fighters in a Gaza ambush had in fact been killed in battle that day.

China: 96 killed last week in Xinjiang

08/02/2014 9:21pm
Chinese state media released a detailed casualty count Sunday for last week's violence in the western province of Xinjiang, with 37 people and 59 attackers killed in the deadliest unrest in months that authorities blame on ethnic separatists.

TS Bertha aims for Bahamas, Turks and Caicos

08/02/2014 10:10pm
Tropical Storm Bertha aimed for the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos islands early Sunday as its heavy rains and wind led to the cancellation of flights and caused power outages in parts of the Caribbean.

Rain hampers search for over 100 missing in Nepal

08/02/2014 10:30pm
Fresh rainfall was hampering a search Sunday for scores of villagers missing after a massive landslide in northern Nepal, where army troops used explosives to blast a river blockage in an attempt to release a dangerous water buildup.