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Australian naval force nabs 9 suspected pirates

10/20/2013 5:58am
A counter-piracy international naval task force says an Australian naval team in the Indian Ocean has captured nine suspected pirates sought after attacks on a supertanker and a fishing vessel last week.

Israel appoints new central bank chief

10/20/2013 7:09am
Israel appointed the country's deputy central bank chief as the institution's next governor on Sunday after a months-long process in which two previous selections were forced to withdraw.

Relative: Egyptian family rejects Israel honor

10/20/2013 7:56am
A member of the family of the first Arab honored by Israel for risking his life to save Jews during the Holocaust says the family isn't interested in the recognition.