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  • Afghan suicide bomber kills 14, including three NATO troops

     
    A suicide bomber on a motorcycle rammed a convoy of NATO and Afghan forces carrying out a joint patrol in the eastern city of Khost, killing at least 14 people, including three coalition soldiers and their Afghan interpreter, local authorities said....
  • Muslims in Bangladesh torch Buddhist temples over Facebook image

     
    Angry Muslims in southeast Bangladesh torched at least 10 Buddhist temples and dozens of homes Sunday after alleging that a Buddhist man insulted Islam on his Facebook page, authorities said....
  • NATO investigates killing of U.S. soldier, contractor in Afghanistan

     
    NATO forces Sunday were investigating whether the weekend shooting deaths of a U.S. soldier and an American civilian contractor in Afghanistan were the result of an insider attack or linked to insurgent gunfire....
  • Ex-presidential candidate in Egypt faces fresh corruption charges

     
    Former Egyptian presidential candidate Ahmed Shafik and 10 other ex-officials were ordered Sunday to face trial on corruption charges....
  • Fresh clashes break out between Myanmar's Buddhists, Muslims

     
    At least three people were killed and hundreds of houses burned in a fresh wave of violence pitting Buddhists against Muslims in western Myanmar, news agencies reported Tuesday....
  • The Week in Pictures | November 26 – December 2, 2012

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Fighting continues in Syria, where rebel fighters celebrate atop the remains of a Syrian government fighter jet that was shot down at Daret Ezza, on the border between the provinces of Idlib and...
  • In Theory: What's our responsibility toward sweatshops?

    More than a thousand workers were killed in Bangladesh when a building used as a garment factory collapsed. It's alleged that a factory in China making products for Apple has nets installed to stop people leaping to their deaths after 18 suicides there....
  • Diddy's Clothing Manufacturer Gives Just $1,200 to Families After Factory Fire Kills 112

    Diddy's Clothing Manufacturer Gives Just $1,200 to Families After Factory Fire Kills 112
    A company that makes clothes for Sean Combs' clothing line ENYCE expressed condolences after a factory fire in Bangladesh killed 112 workers, but promised just $1,200 to each family affected. The deadly blaze tore through the nine-story building over the...
  • The Internet celebrates LeBron, Europe, your mom

    The Internet celebrates LeBron, Europe, your mom
    It's Europe Day! (Yeah, we didn't know that either.) Welcome to your trends report for Friday, May 10. You're not alone if you were in the dark about the EU's annual holiday: Apparently, very few Europeans know that it exists. Nonetheless, between that,...
  • Salman Rushdie bequeaths 'Midnight's Children' to film

    Salman Rushdie bequeaths 'Midnight's Children' to film
    In the late 1970s, long before he penned "The Satanic Verses," before he sparked a global uproar between Islamic fundamentalists and free-speech advocates and became a marked man, before he turned into a celebrity man of letters who dates models and...
  • Products are cheap, lives are not

    Products are cheap, lives are not
    Deadly industrial accidents in the developing world are tragically common, but the recent collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh that took the lives of more than 500 workers has captured the American public's attention, and no wonder. Knowingly or...