In a proposed security council resolution drafted by the Palestinians, a call is made to end Gaza hostilities and to resume direct Israeli-Palestine negotiations
Kurdish security seized the Bai Hassan and Kirkuk oil fields outside in a land grab on Friday
6.8-magnitude temblor strikes near nuclear power plant crippled in 2011 earthquake
Before meeting with Kerry, German FM says "we want to reinvigorate our partnership, our friendship on an honest basis"
Girl, 14, was dragged into forest, raped in retaliation for sex assault blamed on her brother, family and police say
19 Ukraine servicemen killed in rocket attack; president says "everybody will get what is coming to them"
Group seeking to create independent state in northern Iraq escalates dispute with central government
Over 100 killed in Gaza as rockets fall on Israel; U.N. doubts legality of Israeli air campaign
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NSA emails show U.S. was notified of Britain's intent to retrieve Snowden documents and that one official appeared to praise effort
Amid fraud scandal that has 2 candidates claiming victory, top U.S. diplomat flies in with "a lot of work to do"
Israeli offensive steps up in Palestinian territory, purportedly targeting only Hamas militants, but dozens have died, including many children
Divisions appear within pro-Russian forces as Ukraine's military pushes forward to reclaim ground
Official says Berlin declined to formally expel CIA Station Chief, which could have heightened tensions, as Kerry set to meet German counterpart
Two men are claiming victory in last month's presidential election runoff, a dispute that threatens country's tenuous stability
Following failed peace talks, brutal deaths of 4 teenagers, Israel hammers Gaza Strip with missiles and Hamas lobs rockets the other direction
Palestinian anger is rising as casualties mount in escalating Israeli airstrikes; Israel says militants are using civilians as human shields
House Intelligence Committee chairman wants American diplomacy to be more direct, aggressive as U.S., China conclude talks
The Brazilian architect designed several fo the landmarks of Brazil's capital city