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Pope Francis has arrived at the sprawling, gritty suburb of Ecatapec where he's due to say Mass for more than 300,000 people on a vast field at the...
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France has called for an immediate end to airstrikes by Syria's government and its allies, and a halt to the Turkish shelling of Kurdish areas
Spain: Popular Party official quits amid corruption claims
The president of the Madrid branch of Spain's center-right Popular Party has resigned amid allegations that the branch benefited from irregular funding
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A presidential proclamation has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff at the Supreme Court, the White House and elsewhere in honor of the late Justice...
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The body of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has been taken to a funeral home in El Paso, Texas, where officials are waiting to hear whether an autopsy...
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Swiss to represent Saudi Arabia in Iran after ties cut
Saudi Arabia's foreign minister says Switzerland has agreed to handle its diplomatic services in Iran so that Iranian pilgrims can continue to visit the...
Pope to bring message of hope to gritty Mexico City suburb
Pope Francis heads into the crime-ridden Mexico City suburb of Ecatepec to see firsthand the reality of the Mexican "periphery," where drug violence,...
Obama to nominate Scalia successor 'in due time'
President Barack Obama said Saturday he would seek to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of the Justice Antonin Scalia, charging ahead into a...
5 British men killed in road accident near Stockholm
Swedish police say that 5 people killed Saturday when their car plunged off the road into a canal in Sweden were British citizens
Justice Antonin Scalia, influential conservative, dead at 79
Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died
Egypt policeman's conviction overturned in protester's death
Egypt's highest appeals court on Sunday overturned the conviction of a police officer sentenced to 15 years for the killing in January last year of a female...
Central African Republic voters seek leader to end chaos
Central African Republic's voters are returning to the polls for a presidential runoff vote that many hope will solidify the country's tentative peace
Seoul: N. Korea used money from joint factories for weapons
South Korea says most of the money it paid to North Korea for the now-shuttered jointly run industrial park was channeled into weapons programs and used to buy...