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Palestinian father of 5 slain by cops after road crash

Palestinian father of 5 slain by cops after road crashTwo Israeli policewomen were injured in annexed east Jerusalem on Wednesday when they were hit by a car driven by a Palestinian who was then shot dead, police said.

California oil spill estimated at up to 2,500 barrels

California oil spill estimated at up to 2,500 barrelsAn oil pipeline that burst along the California coast, fouling a pristine beach and a stretch of ocean near Santa Barbara, is believed to have spilled up to 2,500 barrels of crude petroleum, about five times more than initially estimated, the pipeline company said on Wednesday.

U.S to deliver anti-tank weapons to Iraq by June

U.S to deliver anti-tank weapons to Iraq by JuneThe United States plans to deliver 1,000 anti-tank weapons to Iraq in June to combat ISIL suicide bombings like those that helped the group seize Ramadi, a senior U.S. State Department official said on Thursday.

US intelligence releases Osama 2011 raid documents

US intelligence releases Osama 2011 raid documentsThe U.S. on Wednesday released a portion of documents it says was taken from Osama Bin Laden's archive, seized during a 2011 raid in Pakistan that killed the al Qaeda leader.

Albania threatens to block Macedonias NATO bid

Albania threatens to block Macedonias NATO bidAlbania has threatened Wednesday to veto Macedonias entry into NATO, if the fragile Balkan country does not implement the Ohrid Agreement, which aims to grant more rights to the Albanian ethnic minority living in the country.

Elections to end Burundi crisis: President

Elections to end Burundi crisis: PresidentBurundian President Pierre Nkurunziza said Wednesday that elections will be the only way to end the current political crisis in the East African country.

EU policy chief pledges support for Mideast peace

EU policy chief pledges support for Mideast peaceEU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Wednesday that the European bloc was committed to supporting the Middle East peace process and establishing an independent Palestinian state.

Ukraine fighting 'real war' with Russia: Poroshenko

Ukraine fighting Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko has said his country is fighting a war with Russia.

US lawmakers warn of rights deterioration in Egypt

US lawmakers warn of rights deterioration in EgyptU.S. lawmakers cautioned Wednesday of a worsening rights environment in Egypt, even as they said it is unclear how much Washington can do to improve the situation.

AU mission calls for restraint during Ethiopia poll

AU mission calls for restraint during Ethiopia pollThe African Union (AU) Election Observation Mission on Wednesday called on Ethiopian political parties and candidates to exercise restraint to ensure that next Sunday's parliamentary polls were conducted in a credible, transparent and peaceful environment.