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World Briefing: Afghanistan: Taliban Kill at Least 14 Bus Passengers

published about 3 hours ago
Taliban insurgents intercepted two minibuses traveling through central Afghanistan and killed at least 14 passengers, including women and a child, officials said Friday.

World Briefing: Kyrgyzstan: Ex-Leader Convicted Over Crackdown

published about 4 hours ago
A former president of Kyrgyzstan was convicted and sentenced in absentia to life in prison on Friday for his role in violently breaking up an ... more

World Briefing: Sri Lankan Asylum Seekers to Be Moved Onshore

published about 4 hours ago
Sri Lankan asylum seekers who have been on an Australian customs vessel for weeks will be taken to Australia’s mainland for a temporary stay and ... more

World Briefing: Russia: Drunken Driver Kills American Peace Activist

published about 4 hours ago
A 61-year-old American man who was cycling in Russia carrying “messages of peace” was killed by a Russian drunken driver in a hit-and-run accident, the ... more

World Briefing: Nigeria: Government Confirms a Death From Ebola

published about 4 hours ago
West Africa’s current Ebola outbreak has spread to a fourth country, as Nigeria on Friday confirmed a death caused by the disease.

Ex-Chief of C.I.A. Shapes Response to Detention Report

published about 5 hours ago
Ex-Chief of C.I.A. Shapes Response to Detention Report
George J. Tenet, the former C.I.A. director, has been quietly engineering a counterattack against a Senate panel’s finding that officials misled Congress about an interrogation ... more