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  • Scandal erupts over South Africa's 'farm of horrors'

    When animal inspectors arrived at a deserted South African farm this past weekend, they found stomach-churning neglect. Dozens of animals -- including pigs, sheep, goats, chickens and geese -- were dead or dying, abandoned without food or water. The...
  • Son of Russian lawmaker nabbed in Maldives on U.S. fraud charges

    Son of Russian lawmaker nabbed in Maldives on U.S. fraud charges
    Russian officials on Tuesday accused the United States of kidnapping the 30-year-old son of a Moscow lawmaker after detaining him in the Maldives and flying him to Guam to face charges of trafficking in stolen credit card information. Russian...
  • Shabab militants storm Somalia presidential compound

    Shabab militants storm Somalia presidential compound
    Al Qaeda-linked militants attacked the Somali presidential compound in Mogadishu on Tuesday, forcing their way inside, but President Hassan Sheik Mohamud was not there at the time. The Shabab fighters detonated a car bomb near the entrance to the...
  • Kerry promises 'intense and sustained' support for Iraq

    Kerry promises 'intense and sustained' support for Iraq
    Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday promised "intense and sustained" U.S. support for Iraq, but said the divided country would only survive if its leaders took urgent steps to bring it together. Hours before Kerry arrived in Baghdad, Sunni tribes...
  • Spain Announces 15% Tax Break for International Shoots

    MADRID - Spain's government has announced its intention to extend a 15% rebate on Spanish expenditure to international shoots lensing in the country. That's the good news. But, outlining new tax provisions, Spain's ruling Popular Party has made very...
  • Libyans vote in parliamentary elections amid ongoing violence

    Libyans vote in parliamentary elections amid ongoing violence
    Libyans went to the polls Wednesday in parliamentary elections meant to bring a measure of stability that has been elusive in the turmoil-weary North African nation. Libya in recent weeks has been roiled by some of its worst fighting since the 2011...
  • Iraq leader defies calls to step aside amid fresh insurgent attacks

    Iraq leader defies calls to step aside amid fresh insurgent attacks
    Embattled Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki sharply rejected calls for a caretaker government that would remove him from office, striking a defiant tone Wednesday in the face of U.S. pressure to share more political power and an offensive by Sunni...
  • Russian parliament revokes authorization to send troops to Ukraine

    Russian parliament revokes authorization to send troops to Ukraine
    Russia's Federation Council, parliament’s upper house, Wednesday revoked its March resolution allowing President Vladimir Putin to use the country’s armed forces in neighboring Ukraine. The council’s action came a day after Putin asked...
  • Militants take Iraqi gas field town, president calls parliament session

    Militants take Iraqi gas field town, president calls parliament session
    Militants took a town an hour from Baghdad that is home to four natural gas fields on Thursday, another gain by Sunni insurgents who have swiftly taken large areas to the north and west of the Iraqi capital. Iraq's presidency said a session of parliament...
  • Killing of Libyan human rights lawyer shocks many

    Killing of Libyan human rights lawyer shocks many
    Even in violent times in a violent city, the death of Salwa Bougaighis had the power to horrify. The prominent human rights lawyer, 47, was attacked by masked men with guns and knives who stormed the walled compound where she lived in the eastern city...
  • Iraqi lawmakers summoned to form new government; Maliki blames U.S.

    Iraqi lawmakers summoned to form new government; Maliki blames U.S.
    Iraq’s parliament will meet next week to begin the process of forming a new government, officials said Thursday, as Prime Minister Nouri Maliki blamed the United States for his army’s inability to stop Sunni Muslim insurgents who are...