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Kiev says Russia has 7500 troops in Ukraine

Ukraine said Russia has thousands of troops in its conflict‑ravaged east and vowed to boost its own military capacity, ratcheting up tensions...

Magnitude 5.9 quake hits China's Sichuan province - USGS

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck China's southwestern province of Sichuan on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, with Chinese state media...

Eight militants, one soldier die in Afghan base attack

An Afghan official says that one soldier and eight insurgents have been killed in an attack on an army base in the country's volatile east.

Deadlocked Iran nuclear talks enter cliffhanger final weekend

Iran and world powers appeared set Saturday for a fresh round of cliffhanger nuclear talks in a bid to...



Google targeted as EU weighs call to split web-search providers

European Union lawmakers seeking to combat what they consider anti‑competitive behavior by Google...

Portuguese ex-prime minister held in tax fraud probe

Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates is one of four people detained in an investigation into tax fraud, money laundering and corruption, the...

Europe's season of political discontent rung in by UKIP victory

Some 16,867 voters in southeast England ushered in a season of European political tumult that in an...

Some missing Lois Lerner e-mails may be found, panel says

Some of the missing e‑mails of former IRS employee Lois Lerner may have been found.