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VILNIUS, Lithuania - NATO's top general said Saturday the two-week-old truce between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country's east is a "cease-fire in name only," and he said that b

CAIRO - Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is feeling vindicated by the world's alarm over Islamic extremism that is fueling wars and bloodshed across the Middle East.

The former army general h

KABUL - Afghanistan's drawn-out presidential election may finally be coming to an end.

Nearly six months after Afghans cast ballots in a first-round vote, the country's election commission on Saturda

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NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenya's police chief is asking residents to be "extra vigilant" of attacks in the week following Sunday's anniversary of the Westgate Mall attack.

David Kimaiyo said Saturday police

MUNICH - Four taps on the keg and the beer started to flow.

Munich mayor Dieter Reiter opened the city's annual Oktoberfest with the traditional call of "Ozapft is" to the delight of thousands who ha

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Prime Minister John Key won an emphatic victory Saturday in New Zealand's general election to return for a third term in office, a result that will be seen as an endorsement

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - Officials say thousands of health care workers successfully fanned out across Sierra Leone on the first day of an unprecedented three-day anti-Ebola lockdown despite some logi

CARACAS, Venezuela - A police chief whose decade-long imprisonment was taken up by Venezuela's opposition has been freed from jail.

Ivan Simonovis was sentenced to jail for 30 years for aggravated mu

ANKARA, Turkey - Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Saturday that 49 Turkish hostages who were seized by Islamic militants in Iraq have been freed and safely returned to Turkey.

The Turks, i