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Hurricane Marie: Three Mexican fishermen missing

Hurricane Marie: Three Mexican fishermen missing

Three Mexican fishermen are missing after their boat sank in seas made heavy by Hurricane Marie's track through the Pacific Ocean.

French Prime Minister Moves to Dissolve Cabinet

French Prime Minister Moves to Dissolve Cabinet

French politics was thrown into disarray on Monday when Prime Minister Manuel Valls announced plans to dissolve the government after a rancorous battle in his cabinet over the future direction of the economy.

Landslides hit Japan's Hiroshima, killing at least 36

Landslides hit Japan

At least 36 people, including several children, were killed in Japan on Wednesday, when landslides triggered by torrential rain slammed into the outskirts of the western city of Hiroshima, and the toll could rise further, police said.

Clashes kill 34 civilians in Ukraine's Donetsk

Clashes kill 34 civilians in Ukraine

Fierce fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels has killed 34 civilians over the past 24 hours in east Ukraine's Donetsk region, local authorities said Wednesday.

Pakistans Supreme Court summons protest leaders

Pakistans Supreme Court summons protest leaders

Pakistans Supreme Court ordered on Wednesday opposition leader Imran Khan and cleric Tahir ul-Qadri to appear in court the following day over protests in the capital designed to force the prime minister's resignation.

Iran won't sign nuclear deal 'at any price'

Iran won

Iran is committed to securing a nuclear agreement with world powers but will not sign one "at any price," its negotiators said Monday, as a key deadline for Tehran nears.

Germany against Iraq's Kurds forming independent state

Germany against Iraq

Germany is opposed to the formation of an independent state by Iraq's Kurds, who are currently battling Islamic State militants with Western help, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Sunday.

Aid workers saving lives while fearing for their own

Aid workers saving lives while fearing for their own

UNITED NATIONS -- Aid workers rushing to save lives worldwide are increasingly becoming targets for attack, in a worrying development for NGOs trying to ease suffering in hostile war zones.

Iran backs choice of new Iraq PM, top official says

Iran backs choice of new Iraq PM, top official says

Iran, a key ally of Iraq's sidelined Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, said Tuesday it backed the legal process which led to him being replaced, following the nomination of Haidar al-Abadi as premier.

U.S. conducts fourth aid drop in Iraq

U.S. conducts fourth aid drop in Iraq

U.S. military planes conducted a fourth air drop of food and water for civilians besieged by militants on a mountain in northern Iraq, the Pentagon said Sunday.