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Malaysia's state investment company says it will make Malaysia Airlines state-owned. The airline has been hit by two major disasters this year, which added to its longstanding financial woes.
West Africans battling to contain Ebola will have to wait for months until a potentially life-saving experimental drug could even be made, officials said.
Snowden has been in exile for a little more than a year, after he leaked a cache of classified documents that revealed some of the United States' most deeply held security secrets.
Russia banned most food imports from the West on Thursday in retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine, an unexpectedly sweeping move that will cost farmers in North America, Europe and Australia.
The Dutch prime minister said continuing the search at the site of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight is too dangerous. Russia has stationed tens of thousands of troops near its border with Ukraine.
In announcing the new deaths, the World Health Organization noted in particular that "community resistance remains high" in Liberia.
Harold J. Greene, the Army general who on Tuesday became the highest-ranking U.S. military officer killed in Iraq or Afghanistan, was on his first deployment to a war zone.
Nations need borders for security, for revenue, for defense, for identity. But for fun? Introducing borders that giggle.
An archaeology museum in Philadelphia has made an extraordinary find in its own storage rooms - a 6,500-year-old human skeleton.
The deadliest recorded Ebola outbreak has surpassed 900 deaths across West Africa, but the risk of it spreading to the U.S. remains very low. Here's what you should know about the disease.
A United States aid agency sends young people from Latin America into Cuba and had them work undercover to try and recruit a new generation of activists who would overthrow the Castro regime.
In Gaza, a 72-hour cease fire began early today. Israel says it has withdrawn its troops. Hamas says it will participate in talks to secure a lasting peace. It remains to be seen if the latest truce will hold.
The Obama administration on Tuesday announced $14 billion in commitments from U.S. businesses to invest in Africa, as representatives from nearly 100 American and African companies gathered in Washington to discuss ways to boost economic partnerships.
Israel and Hamas began observing a temporary cease-fire on Tuesday that sets the stage for talks in Egypt on a broader deal on the Gaza Strip.
Her family said they were going on a vacation. But Nimco Ali was taken to a woman who performed female genital mutilation. Now Ali is helping the more than 100,000 girls in the U.K. possibly at risk.
Israel and Hamas on Monday accepted an Egyptian cease-fire proposal, signaling an end to the bloodiest round of fighting between the bitter enemies could finally be approaching.