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Germany: Putin to pull some troops back from Ukraine border

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:02pm
Potentially easing a diplomatic standoff with the West, Russian President Vladimir Putin told Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday that he'd ordered a partial withdrawal of Russian troops from his country's border area with Ukraine, Merkel's office said.
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Ukrainians prepare for battle

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 11:15am
CNN's Karl Penhaul speaks to a Ukrainian priest who is calling on his flock to fight the Russians.
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North, South Korea 'exchange fire'

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 11:00am
A day after raising the possibility of further nuclear tests, North Korea has engaged in provocative live-fire exercises near the South Korean maritime border, leading to an exchange of fire between the two neighbors.
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Former Israeli PM convicted in bribery scandal

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 9:55am
An Israeli judge on Monday convicted former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert of taking bribes from a developer while mayor of Jerusalem.
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Cuba eyes more investors

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 9:54am
Few would say Cuba is an easy place to do business, but a new law aimed at bringing pep to an anemic economy may lure more foreign investors.
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New floating objects lead 'dead end'

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:50am
Australian search crew are back to square one after objects spotted turned out to be fishing equipment and dead jellyfish.
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U.N. report warns over climate

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:44am
Your forecast for the next century: Hotter, drier and hungrier, and the chance to turn down the thermostat is slipping away.
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Ebola virus spreads to Guinea capital

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:34am
Health officials are scrambling to contain an outbreak of Ebola that has spread to Conakry, Guinea.
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Gadhafi's son apologizes to Libyans

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:29am
Libyan state television has aired a video of Moammar Gadhafi's son Saadi in which he apologized to the nation from prison.
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U.S. black box detector set to join plane search

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:23am
An Australian navy ship fitted with a black box detector will join the search for the missing Malaysian passenger plane Monday in a race to locate the flight data recorder before its batteries die.
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Kerry heads to Israel for Mideast peace talks

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:17am
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is traveling to Israel on Monday as part of the latest efforts to forge a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said.
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U.N. court orders Japan to halt whale hunt

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 7:17am
The International Court of Justice ruled Monday that Japan can no longer continue its annual whale hunt, rejecting the country's argument that it was for scientific purposes.
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Chinese relatives of MH370 passengers demand answers

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 10:46pm
As the search for the missing jetliner resumed, dozens of Chinese relatives of those aboard flight MH370 arrived in Malaysia on Sunday to demand answers.
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Turkey vote a litmus test for Prime Minister Erdogan

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 9:48pm
Local elections in Turkey on Sunday are seen as an indication of how recent controversies and corruption probes are affecting support for Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and his ruling party.
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Russia: 'Federal' structure for Ukraine

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 8:18pm
Hours before meeting his U.S. counterpart on Sunday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov called on Western powers to back a proposal for a "federal" structure in Ukraine.
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Report: North Korea 'would not rule out' new nuclear test

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 5:48am
North Korea said Sunday it "would not rule out" a new nuclear test as it defended its recent mid-range missile launch that triggered international condemnation.
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Ukraine's Klitschko: Count me out

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 12:56pm
Boxer-turned-politician Vitali Klitschko on Saturday pulled out of the race for Ukraine's president, throwing his weight instead behind a billionaire businessman.
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Taliban attack election compound

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 12:33pm
Taliban insurgents attacked Afghanistan's election commission headquarters in Kabul on Saturday, staff and a government official said, a week before the April 5 presidential election.
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1 dead, 16 hurt in Pakistan blast

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 12:29pm
A 5-year old girl was killed and 16 people injured in a deadly blast in Pakistan's volatile southwestern Balochistan province, police said on Saturday.
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Flight 370 search crews retrieve new debris

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 12:18pm
Eight search aircraft set off Saturday from Australia to find the missing Malaysian jetliner in the southern Indian Ocean, where experts believe it ended up.
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