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  • WORLD

    UN rights chief: MH17 downing a possible war crime

    The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may be a war crime, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Monday.

  • WORLD

    Liberia president orders new anti-Ebola measures

    Liberia has closed border crossings, restricted public gatherings and quarantined communities heavily affected by the Ebola outbreak. The disease has killed 129 people in the country and more than 670 across the region, including two American aid workers.

  • WORLD

    Russia ordered to pay $50B over Yukos

    An international court on Monday ordered Russia to pay over $50 billion in compensation to the former majority shareholder of now-defunct oil producer Yukos over the expropriation of the company more than 10 years ago.

  • WORLD

    US: Satellites show Russia fired into Ukraine

    Stepping up pressure on Moscow, the U.S. on Sunday released satellite images it says show that rockets have been fired from Russia into neighboring eastern Ukraine and that heavy artillery for separatists also has crossed the border.

  • WORLD

    38 killed as Libyan forces battle militias in east

    Heavy clashes between Libyan soldiers loyal to a renegade general and Islamist-led militias killed 38 people, health officials said Sunday, as fighting between rival militias around the capital’s international airport raged on and European nations warned their citizens to leave.

  • WORLD

    Official: Ebola kills senior doctor in Liberia

    One of Liberia’s most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, a government official said Sunday, as an American doctor was treated in the West African country after contracting the disease, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat the spread of the deadly virus.

  • WORLD

    Shipwrecked Concordia completes last voyage

    The shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner completed its final journey, reaching Genoa on Sunday where it will be scrapped.

  • NATION

    Strike hits Gaza park, killing at least 10

    A Gaza park was attacked Monday, killing at least 10 Palestinians, including children, a Palestinian health official said. Israelis and the Palestinians traded blame for the strike.

  • WORLD

    New Spain king moves to clean up palace's image

    Spain's royal palace accounts will be subject to external audits and the results made public under a series of measure ordered by new King Felipe VI in an apparent bid to clean up the royal family's tarnished image.

  • WORLD

    Muslims mark end of Ramadan with Eid celebrations

    Millions of Muslims across the world celebrated the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday Monday, which marks the end of the monthlong fast of Ramadan.

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