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  • Jailed former leader Tymoshenko loses appeal in top Ukraine court

     
    Jailed former Ukrainian leader Yulia Tymoshenko lost an appeal Wednesday to overturn her conviction for abusing her power, charges that Western leaders argue are politically motivated....
  • Corn, soybean prices at all-time high worldwide, World Bank says

     
    The cost of corn and soybeans soared to all-time heights in July, pushing global food prices upwards and pushing budgets to the breaking point in the Middle East and Africa, the World Bank has warned....
  • Big protests arise in Hong Kong over Chinese 'national education'

     
    As the school year begins in Hong Kong, protesters in the former British colony are rallying against new classes soon to be required by China, deriding them as “brainwashing.”...
  • Must Reads: Cash crunch, bikes and a Russian battlefield

     
    From doing battle with Russian cottages to biking to freedom in a Brazilian prison, here are five stories you shouldn't miss from this past week in global news....
  • Hungary demands return of $8 million for Holocaust survivors

     
    Hungary is demanding that a United States organization return roughly $8 million in payments for Holocaust survivors, claiming it has failed to properly account for the money. The American organization, in turn, says it provided reams of information and...
  • Must Reads: Hugo Chavez, Hillary Clinton and a tilting Tunisia

     
    From the hopes for Mogadishu to the barbs of the Venezuelan election, here are the five stories you shouldn't miss from the past week in global news....
  • Young and jobless? It’s not getting better, U.N. agency says

     
    Unemployment rates are expected to edge higher in coming years for young people worldwide, the International Labor Organization said in an analysis released Tuesday....
  • Singapore tries to slow spread of 'shoe box' apartments

     
    Singapore is trying to slow the explosion of “shoebox” apartments outside its central district, fearing the rampant growth of the tiny units could squeeze out families and ramp up traffic as more people are packed into smaller spaces....
  • Yemen Al Qaeda's No. 2, Said Shihri, is reportedly killed

     
    Defense officials in Yemen said Monday that the second-in-command of a Yemeni branch of Al Qaeda was killed along with six other alleged terrorists. Said Shihri was killed in an operation carried out by the Yemeni military in the Hadramout valley, the...
  • Fugitive Iraqi vice president slams 'kangaroo court' [Video]

     
    From the safe haven of Turkey, the fugitive Iraqi vice president on Monday slammed his conviction for plotting death squads against his rivals as a politically slanted sham, insisting on his innocence. Tariq Hashemi was sentenced Sunday to death by...
  • Woman killed in 7.6 Philippines quake; official says not to sleep

     
    A 50-year-old woman was killed after an earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale hit off the eastern coast of the Philippines, disaster officials said Friday. Though officials initially attributed her death to a landslide, later media reports...
  • Myanmar president pardons jailed aid workers

     
    Myanmar aid workers pardoned: Three aid workers, including two who work for the United Nations, have been pardoned by Myanmar President Thein Sein after being sentenced last week, the U.N. said....