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800 Million People Still Malnourished, U.N. Says

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Despite a decline in hunger levels, 11.3 percent of the world’s population does not get enough to eat, the United Nations said in a new ... more

U.S. General to Seek Combat Troops if Airstrikes Can’t Stop ISIS

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U.S. General to Seek Combat Troops if Airstrikes Can’t Stop ISIS
Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told Congress he would recommend deploying limited Special Operations forces if airstrikes were ... more

Ukraine Moves to Strengthen Ties With Europe, and Bolster Truce

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Ukraine Moves to Strengthen Ties With Europe, and Bolster Truce
Ukraine’s Parliament confirmed its association with the Europe while also ratifying its truce with Russian separatists, two symbolic votes.

Setback for India’s Ruling Party

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The Bharatiya Janata Party, coming off a huge victory in May’s parliamentary elections, did poorly in by-elections in three northern states.

U.N. Sees Need for $1 Billion to Fight Ebola

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U.N. Sees Need for $1 Billion to Fight Ebola
With the number of cases doubling in just three weeks, the outbreak risks ballooning into a “humanitarian catastrophe,” senior officials said.

Resilient Monk Parrots Flock to Queens and Beyond

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Resilient Monk Parrots Flock to Queens and Beyond
Some 50 years after the parrots showed up, how they wound up in the United States is still a matter of debate.