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Costa Rica seeks halt to Nicaraguan canal work

10/14/2013 3:50am
Costa Rica is asking the United Nations' highest court to call a halt to construction by Nicaragua of two canals linking the Caribbean to the San Juan river near the two countries' border.

Vote to oust Warsaw mayor fails due to low turnout

10/14/2013 4:15am
An attempt to oust the mayor of Poland's capital has failed because not enough people turned out to vote.

UK police arrest 10-year-old boy in killing

10/14/2013 4:43am
British police have arrested a 10-year-old boy in the killing of an elderly man who died of head injuries.

Your guide to the 2013 Nobel prizes

10/14/2013 6:10am
Here's a look at the achievements honored by this year's Nobel prizes, the $1.2 million awards handed out since 1901 by committees in Stockholm and Oslo:

Kerry says calls for 'urgent' conference on Syria

10/14/2013 6:28am
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and the U.N-Arab League envoy for Syria said Monday that an international conference to set up a Syrian transitional government must be organized urgently and held as soon as possible.

UK High Court throws out Russia-linked libel suit

10/14/2013 6:56am
Britain's High Court on Monday threw out a libel case brought by a former Russian police officer against a London-based financier who is a fierce critic of corruption in Russia.

Red Cross: 4 of 7 kidnapped staffers in Syria safe

10/14/2013 7:21am
Officials say a Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer and three of six Red Cross staffers taken hostage in Syria are free and safe.

Norway wants to buy 6 more F-35 fighter jets

10/14/2013 7:47am
The Norwegian government wants to order another six F-35 fighter jets this year, in a deal worth some 7.38 billion kroner ($1.23 billion).

Greece intercepts boat carrying 73 migrants

10/14/2013 9:18am
Greek authorities have intercepted a boat with 73 immigrants who were allegedly trying to enter the country illegally.

Migrants claim Libyan forces fired on boat

10/14/2013 11:23am
Syrian survivors of the latest shipwreck involving migrants in the Mediterranean Sea claim Libya's coast guard fired on their boat after reaching it a couple of hours out of port, the U.N. refugee agency said Monday.

Official: UK arrests thwart Kenya-style plot

10/14/2013 2:08pm
British law enforcement agencies averted a plot to orchestrate a large-scale terror attack similar to the assault on Kenya's Westgate mall, an official said Monday.

3 US economists win Nobel for work on asset prices

10/14/2013 4:33pm
Ordinary investors don't stand much chance of beating the market. It moves way too fast and efficiently. Or it behaves in ways that make no sense at all.