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Eco storm clouds loom as Italy embarks on 1,000-day reform trip

Matteo Renzi's Twitter hashtag summed it up: #ciaovacanze (#byebyeholidays). The summer's...

Support for Scottish independence growing, poll shows

Support for Scottish independence is increasing three weeks ahead of a referendum, a poll published Friday showed, amid attempts by British Prime Minister...

US commander who transformed special forces steps down

The US commander who helped place special operation forces at the forefront of the American military hung up his uniform, hailing a "golden age"...

Jewish community 'forced out' of Guatemalan village

A community of 230 Orthodox Jews from several countries Thursday began leaving the Guatemalan Indian village where they have lived for six years after...

Pakistani protester

A Pakistani supporter of opposition politician Imran Khan shouts anti‑government slogan during a protest in front of the Parliament in Islamabad

Rubble bucket

Palestinian supporter Jenica Wright gets a bucket of dirt dumped over her head during a rally before of the White House in Washington, DC

US military to send tanks to E. Europe for drills

US Army troops equipped with tanks will head to Eastern Europe soon to reassure NATO allies anxious over Russia's intervention in Ukraine, Pentagon...

Obama leads condemnation as West rounds on Russia

Ukraine and the West said that Russian troops were actively involved in the fighting tearing apart the east of the country, raising fears of a direct...