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April 20th
KABUL – In many countries, young workers head out for a quick bite or drink after work. In Kabul, they head to the very trendy “CherryBerry” and splurge on frozen yogurt."Here we can forget about problems.
April 20th
The confirmed death toll from South Korea's ferry disaster rose past 50 on Sunday as divers finally found a way inside the sunken vessel, quickly discovering more than a dozen bodies in what almost certainly is just the beginning of a massive and grim rec…
April 19th
The United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland and Estonia in the next few weeks, a Western official said Saturday.
April 19th
One of Pakistan's best known journalists was shot and wounded after he was ambushed in the port city of Karachi Saturday, international media reported.Hamid Mir, a presenter for private Pakistani news channel Geo TV, was shot three times but was in stable…
April 19th
Family members of the victims of a sunken South Korean ferry express their frustration at the captain who abandoned their loved ones as the ship sank.
April 19th
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram is still holding captive 85 girls it abducted from a raid on a high school earlier this week, although 44 others were freed, government officials said Saturday.
April 19th
The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been ongoing for six weeks. But despite the advanced technology used in the search, there’s no resolution to the mystery.
April 19th
Thirteen more bodies were pulled from a sunken ferry off South Korea on Sunday, officials said, pushing the death toll to 46 but leaving more than 250 people still missing, most of them high school students on a trip.
April 19th
A recent bomb blast that ripped apart a bus station in Nigeria's capital was a sign that a bloody al Qaeda-linked insurgency is intensifying, analysts say.
April 19th
Students from Danwon High School and others attend a candlelight vigil to wish for the safe return of missing passengers from the South Korean ferry Sewol, which sank in the sea off Jindo, at a park in Ansan, South Korea, on Saturday.
April 19th
A coast guard official says divers retrieved three bodies from inside a ferry that sunk off South Korea, raising the confirmed death toll to 36 with more than 265 people still missing, most of them high school students on a trip.
April 19th
Thousands of Roman Catholics in Cuba are marking the end of Holy Week by holding religious processions fully sanctioned by the government.With heads bowed and eyes often closed, the faithful were young and old, rich and poor.
April 19th
Worshippers hold candles as they take part in the Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City on Saturday.
April 19th
The world doesn't know how far Russian President Vladimir Putin will go to attain his self-proclaimed goal of restoring the Soviet Union — and the end result could be disastrous, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Saturday.“Presid…

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