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UK begins badger cull despite opposition

08/27/2013 4:57am
British farm union officials said Tuesday a cull of badgers has begun in a bid to halt the spread of cattle tuberculosis.

Rights group blasts UN's mission in Kosovo

08/27/2013 7:02am
Amnesty International denounced the United Nations administration in Kosovo for failing to investigate the widespread abduction and killings of Kosovo Serbs in the aftermath of the 1998-99 war.

Lawyer: Brake failure seen in Italian bus plunge

08/27/2013 8:09am
A lawyer for the relatives of victims in a deadly tour bus plunge in southern Italy says an initial technical examination of the wreckage is pointing to a transmission loss and brake failure.

Nordic tour groups cancel over 60,000 Egypt trips

08/27/2013 10:13am
Major tour operators in Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark say they have canceled at least 60,000 trips to Egypt through the winter season that lasts until April due to recent unrest.

Peugeot looks to new hatchback for turnaround

08/27/2013 10:28am
Peugeot is hoping a complete makeover of its mid-sized hatchback will help turn the struggling French automaker's fortunes around_ and dent the market dominance of its German rival Volkswagen.

Azerbaijan bars opposition candidate from key vote

08/27/2013 10:35am
Election officials in Azerbaijan have refused to register the main opposition candidate for October's presidential election in the authoritarian Caspian Sea nation.

Italy insists on UN mandate for any Syria strikes

08/27/2013 11:53am
Italy insisted on Tuesday that any military strike against Syria for its alleged chemical attack on civilians must be authorized by the U.N. Security Council.

'Twerking' bounces into Oxford dictionary

08/27/2013 5:03pm
Twerking, the rump-busting up-and-down dance move long beloved on America's hip-hop scene, has officially gone mainstream. It's got the English dictionary entry to prove it.