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Italy begins painful task after massive quake kills 290
Italy began the painful task of burying its dead Saturday following a massive earthquake -- as aftershocks rattled the heart of the country and the death toll climbed to 290.
(Sun, 28 Aug 2016 00:59:49 GMT)

Quake survivors: 'Future is finished'
The summer sun beats brightly down on the streets of the picturesque Italian mountain town, but the people who walk them are not on holiday. Amatrice has become a mausoleum.
(Sat, 27 Aug 2016 15:12:21 GMT)

Before and after: Sites destroyed, damaged
The earthquake that rattled central Italy has left hundreds of cultural and historical sites damaged or destroyed, Italy's minister of culture said Thursday.
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 02:25:33 GMT)

Deadly passage: No life jacket, no safety

Turkey flexes muscle in northern Syria
Turkey flexed its military muscle across the border in war-torn Syria this week by helping rebels retake the border town of Jarablus from ISIS, marking a decisive win for the Free Syrian Army.
(Sat, 27 Aug 2016 20:30:00 GMT)

Printing plant fire kills workers in Moscow
A blaze swept through a printing plant in Moscow Saturday, killing at least 17 Kyrgyz workers, Russian government officials said.
(Sat, 27 Aug 2016 14:11:19 GMT)

French court suspends burkini ban
Mayors do not have the right to ban burkinis, France's highest administrative court ruled Friday.
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:30:56 GMT)

Stranded mariners saved after writing 'SOS' in the sand
Two stranded mariners were rescued after a US Navy aircraft crew spotted three vital letters etched into the sand while flying over a deserted beach in Micronesia: "SOS."
(Sat, 27 Aug 2016 09:54:55 GMT)

War-weary Colombians react to peace deal with FARC rebels
The conflict in Colombia has gone of for so long, that many people know only their country in war. News of a peace deal is bringing much hope, but there is also skepticism.
(Sat, 27 Aug 2016 10:19:14 GMT)

Syrian residents, rebels leave besieged city of Daraya
Buses packed with people rumbled past bombed-out buildings in the Damascus suburb of Daraya on Friday.
(Sat, 27 Aug 2016 15:11:44 GMT)

5-year-old girl killed in Philippines drug war, rights group says
A 5-year-old girl has become the youngest reported victim of the war on drugs in the Philippines, according to Human Rights Watch.
(Sat, 27 Aug 2016 03:27:24 GMT)

Pistorius prosecutors lose appeal for harsher sentence
A South African judge on Friday rejected a request by prosecutors seeking to appeal Oscar Pistorius' six-year sentence for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:46:56 GMT)

Indigenous tribe fights sex traffickers
In Canada, indigenous children are targeted by sex traffickers. Now, indigenous communities are educating their kids about the dangers.
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 11:19:23 GMT)

India: Stop foreigners paying women to have babies

(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:36:16 GMT)

North Korea missile test earns Kim Jong Un's praise
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un considers Wednesday's test firing of a submarine-based ballistic missile the "greatest success and victory," the country's state-run news agency reported.
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:30:14 GMT)

Ukraine President: Putin wants 'less stable' world
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko tells Christiane Amanpour Russia wants to take all of Ukraine as fighting in the eastern part of the country rages on.
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:43:54 GMT)

A hidden epidemic in Ukraine
On the 17th floor of a disused building in Kiev, Ukraine, is a secret spot where people from across the capital city congregate with one purpose: to shoot up.
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:34:33 GMT)

Pokemon Go-playing driver kills woman

(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:45:26 GMT)

Burkini ban: Is France turning into Iran?
In instituting burkini bans, France is defending the country's famed secularism with a theocracy that would give Iran a run for its money, writes Ruwan Rujouleh.
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 11:31:09 GMT)

Opinion: Putin's Middle East folly
Aaron David Miller says reports that Putin might try to broker peace shouldn't disturb the U.S; he says the Russian leader would only court failure
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:39:44 GMT)

Why Italy wasn't prepared for the quake
When my bed in Rome rocked Wednesday at 3.36 a.m., I knew an earthquake had hit somewhere close, in central Italy. And hard. But when I switched on the TV and heard the epicenter was in the tiny hilltop town of Accumoli on the Apennine hills, my first question was: Where is that?
(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:59:35 GMT)

US to EU: Don't hit Apple with huge tax bill
The United States has sent a message to the European Union: Stop your tax crackdown on American companies or be prepared to suffer the consequences.
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:33:00 GMT)

Mark Zuckerberg heads to Italy after earthquake
Mark Zuckerberg is flying to Rome to chat up local Facebook users, days after a devastating earthquake struck central Italy.
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:03:38 GMT)

Go-to US visa for tech workers temporarily frozen
A popular visa that offers a path to U.S. citizenship is temporarily closed to Chinese and Indian nationals.
(Fri, 19 Aug 2016 13:00:15 GMT)

The week in 33 photos

(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:33:55 GMT)

Jesse Owens: Olympic legend

(Thu, 04 Aug 2016 10:35:10 GMT)

'An open wound': Mexico's missing women and girls

(Mon, 16 May 2016 00:26:22 GMT)

Robin Williams, home and away

(Thu, 11 Aug 2016 13:09:42 GMT)

The life of Queen Elizabeth II

(Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16:08:41 GMT)

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