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Israeli cowboys live frontier life on Syria's doorstep

Israeli cowboys live frontier life on Syria's doorstep

For Israeli cowboys in the Golan Heights, riding the range next to worn-torn Syria gives frontier life a whole new meaning
Updated: 5 hours ago

Germany: prosecutors probe Frankfurt shooting that wounded 2

Authorities in Frankfurt are carrying out searches following a daylight shooting in a busy downtown square that left two men seriously wounded
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Spain reports 1st case of Zika-linked microcephaly

Health authorities say they've identified the first case in Spain of the birth defect microcephaly in the fetus of a woman infected with the Zika virus
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Israel retaliates to Gaza fire with strikes on Hamas targets

Israel's military says its aircraft struck infrastructure in Gaza used by the militant group Hamas that rules the coastal territory after gunmen there continued to fire mortars at forces along the border
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Algerian faces trial over New Year sexual assault in Cologne

An Algerian man is due to go on trial for allegedly being part of a group that groped a woman on Cologne on New Year's Eve
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Bangladesh professor under 24-hour armed guard after threats

A Bangladeshi university professor is under constant armed guard after an online posting calling for his killing
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China seeks global support for South China Sea policies

China seeks global support for South China Sea policies

China is seeing mixed results in its effort to rally help in excluding the U.S. and its allies from the festering South China Sea dispute, underscoring the limits of Chinese diplomacy despite its massive economic clout
Updated: 6 hours ago
The Latest: Asian shares trend lower ahead of US jobs report

The Latest: Asian shares trend lower ahead of US jobs report

Asian markets were mostly lower in nervous trading Friday ahead of a closely watched U.S. jobs-report that may influence interest rate decisions and the value of the U.S. dollar
Updated: 6 hours ago

Aquino's pick for Philippine president banks on clean image

US-educated investment banker Mar Roxas lacks the dramatic life stories of his rivals for the Philippine presidency
Updated: 7 hours ago
Chinese province orders religion out of school

Chinese province orders religion out of school

A heavily Muslim Chinese province has demanded strict adherence to a ban on religion in schools after a video circulated online in which a kindergartener recites verses from the Quran
Updated: 7 hours ago