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Afghan family considers killing 10-year-old daughter after she is raped

Afghan family considers killing 10-year-old daughter after she is raped

A 10-year-old Afghan girl possibly faces death at the hands of her family after being raped by a mullah in a mosque.
Aileen Graef
Jon Stewart shows why it's hard to talk about Gaza-Israel conflict

Jon Stewart shows why it's hard to talk about Gaza-Israel conflict

Jon Stewart began "The Daily Show" Monday illustrating how people can't win for losing when they discuss the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.
Aileen Graef
Ukraine begins criminal cases against two Russians

Ukraine begins criminal cases against two Russians

The Ukrainian government began criminal cases Tuesday against two prominent Russians accused of fomenting terrorism.
Ed Adamczyk
Wave of anti-Semitism in Europe since Israel's Gaza attack

Wave of anti-Semitism in Europe since Israel's Gaza attack

A wave of anti-Semitism in Europe prompted a joint statement by the German, French and Italian foreign ministers condemning the actions.
Ed Adamczyk
U.N. calls for 'urgent action' to stop female genital mutilation

U.N. calls for 'urgent action' to stop female genital mutilation

The United Nations issued an alert Tuesday, calling for "urgent action to end female genital mutilation and child marriage."
JC Finley
Al-Qaida snubs Iraq's 'Islamic State'

Al-Qaida snubs Iraq's 'Islamic State'

An al-Qaida publication indicates the militant group does not intend to relinquish its power to Iraq's newly-formed "Islamic State" caliphate.
Ed Adamczyk
Suicide bomber kills 4 foreign security contractors at Afghan police compound

Suicide bomber kills 4 foreign security contractors at Afghan police compound

A Taliban suicide bomber killed four foreign security contractors outside a facility used by American-based military contractor DynCorp International in Kabul.
JC Finley
EU issues more sanctions against Russia

EU issues more sanctions against Russia

The European Union agreed to impose further sanctions on Russia after the attack in Ukraine on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 by a suspected Russian missile.
Ed Adamczyk
Fistfight breaks out in the Ukrainian parliament

Fistfight breaks out in the Ukrainian parliament

Members of the Ukrainian parliament came to blows after a disagreement escalated between the Svoboda party and the Regions party over the conflict in Donetsk.
Aileen Graef
Fast-food chains apologize for selling tainted meat in Chinese restaurants

Fast-food chains apologize for selling tainted meat in Chinese restaurants

McDonald's Corp. and Yum Brands, Inc., apologized to Chinese customers in a growing investigation of tainted poultry sold in its restaurants in China.
Ed Adamczyk
15,000 flee Boko Haram attack in northeast Nigeria

15,000 flee Boko Haram attack in northeast Nigeria

Boko Haram has attacked a town in northeast Nigeria, seizing control of the town, and forcing its 10,000 residents to flee.
JC Finley
Russia offers alternate scenarios for Malaysia Airlines crash

Russia offers alternate scenarios for Malaysia Airlines crash

Russian media has provided its customer alternative versions of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
Ed Adamczyk
FAA directs American carriers to cancel flights to Israel

FAA directs American carriers to cancel flights to Israel

The Federal Aviation Administration announced Tuesday that all American carriers must cancel their flights to and from Israel for a period of 24 hours.
JC Finley
OSCE extends monitoring mission in Ukraine

OSCE extends monitoring mission in Ukraine

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe announced Tuesday that its mission to Ukraine has been extended an additional six months.
JC Finley
Joko Widodo named new Indonesian president

Joko Widodo named new Indonesian president

Joko Widodo was named winner of the Indonesian presidential election Tuesday, although his opposition denounced the race as a fraud.
Ed Adamczyk
Britain to analyze Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 black box

Britain to analyze Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 black box

British Prime Minister David Cameron announced Tuesday that the U.K. will help retrieve data from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17's black box.
JC Finley
Britain opens inquiry into death of Russian spy

Britain opens inquiry into death of Russian spy

The British government announced an investigation into the death of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko on Tuesday.
Ed Adamczyk
U.S. issues new travel warning for Israel

U.S. issues new travel warning for Israel

The State Department updated a travel warning for Israel, the West Bank and Gaza on Tuesday, given the ongoing conflict between Israeli forces and Hamas.
JC Finley
U.S., U.N. question proportionality of Gaza conflict

U.S., U.N. question proportionality of Gaza conflict

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke at a joint press conference on Tuesday in Cairo regarding the situation in Gaza.
JC Finley
Ukrainian military retakes control of Donetsk Airport

Ukrainian military retakes control of Donetsk Airport

The Ukrainian military announced Tuesday that government forces had retaken control of Donetsk Airport from Russian-backed rebels.
JC Finley
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