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  • Brazil sniper raised alarm during World Cup opener

    SAO PAULO (AP) — A police sniper was spooked by an armed man seen approaching Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and other officials as they watched the June 12 opening game of the World Cup in Sao Paulo, law enforcement authorities said Friday. The...
  • 'House of Cards' denied U.N. filming permission by Russia

    'House of Cards' denied U.N. filming permission by Russia
    On screen, Frank Underwood's ambitions can't be stopped. But he's just a character in the Netflix series "House of Cards" and in real life, there is a limit to his power, as producers discovered this week when they were denied access to film in the United...
  • Cifra de muertos palestinos trepa a 74; Israel bombardea Gaza por lanzamiento cohetes

    Cifra de muertos palestinos trepa a 74; Israel bombardea Gaza por lanzamiento cohetes
    Al menos 74 palestinos, en su mayoría civiles, murieron en la ofensiva israelí en Gaza, dijeron funcionarios palestinos el jueves, mientras militantes continuaron los ataques con cohetes sobre Tel Aviv y otras ciudades en un enfrentamiento que no da...
  • Material nuclear capturado en Irak es de "grado bajo": agencia ONU

    Material nuclear capturado en Irak es de "grado bajo": agencia ONU
    La agencia atómica de la ONU dijo el jueves que creía que el material nuclear que Irak reveló que había caído en manos de insurgentes era de un "grado bajo" y que no representaba un riesgo de seguridad significativo. Irak informó a Estados Unidos que el...
  • Gaza flare-up brings all-too-familiar dread to Israelis, Palestinians

    Gaza flare-up brings all-too-familiar dread to Israelis, Palestinians
    With rockets showering down on Israel and corpses piling up in Gaza, residents on either side of the divide have been left with a dreadful feeling of deja vu. But the question is: Are they witnessing a rerun from 2009 or from 2012? In January 2009,...
  • Pressure for ceasefire grows in Gaza conflict

    Pressure for ceasefire grows in Gaza conflict
    Palestinian militants resumed rocket attacks on Tel Aviv on Monday after a 24-hour lull in strikes on the Israeli commercial capital, and Israel kept up its air and naval bombardments of the Gaza Strip despite growing pressure for a ceasefire. The...
  • Hamas keeps up rocket attacks after Israel agrees to cease-fire

    Israel's Cabinet on Tuesday accepted an Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire with Hamas, but the militant group rejected the offer, putting a pause in the week-long armed conflict that has killed nearly 200 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip at risk. Prime...
  • Iraqi forces ready to strike after Obama offers advisers

    Iraqi forces ready to strike after Obama offers advisers
    Iraqi forces were massing north of Baghdad on Friday, aiming to strike back at Sunni Islamists whose drive toward the capital prompted the United States to send military advisers to stiffen government resistance. Iraq's senior Shi'ite religious cleric...
  • Six Jewish suspects arrested over death of Palestinian teenager

    Six Jewish suspects arrested over death of Palestinian teenager
    Israel has arrested six Jewish suspects in the abduction and killing of a Palestinian teenager whose death sparked violent protests in Jerusalem and Israeli Arab towns, a security source said on Sunday. With tensions high along the Gaza border, Israel...
  • Mortar round kills dozens of Assad supporters at Syrian rally

    Anti-government rebels lobbed a mortar shell at a campaign rally supporting President Bashar Assad in southern Syria on Friday, killing several dozen people and wounding many others, according to state media and opposition sources. The attack heightened...
  • Lakhdar Brahimi, United Nations envoy to Syria, announces resignation

     Lakhdar Brahimi, United Nations envoy to Syria, announces resignation
    The United Nations special representative for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, announced his resignation Tuesday, two years after taking on a position that he had described as "nearly impossible." The announcement of the veteran Algerian diplomat's departure...
  • Russia and Ukraine mobilize, raising tensions in Crimea

    Russia and Ukraine mobilize, raising tensions in Crimea
    MOSCOW -- Russian gunmen on the Crimean peninsula and the embattled new Ukrainian government in Kiev continued to escalate a dangerous confrontation Sunday, with both sides mobilizing armed forces and warning that the other was provoking war. Hundreds...