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Attack follows news of Afghan talks
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 00:07:43 GMT
Four US soldiers have been killed at Bagram airbase in Afghanistan, hours after the US announced direct talks with the Taliban.
G8 backs urgent Syria peace talks
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 16:34:33 GMT
G8 leaders back calls for Syrian peace talks to be held in Geneva "as soon as possible", without mentioning the fate of President Bashar al-Assad.
Brazil president 'proud' of protests
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 00:15:32 GMT
Dilma Rousseff says she is proud so many people are fighting for a better country, as new protests take place in Sao Paulo and other cities.
Chile to extradite Argentine judge
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 21:10:00 GMT
The Chilean Supreme Court approves the extradition of former Argentine judge Otilio Romano, accused of human rights abuses under the military government.
Mali signs peace deal with Tuareg
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 20:47:59 GMT
Mali's government signs a peace deal with Tuareg rebels to end conflict in the north in the run-up to elections next month.
Pakistan funeral bomb kills 28
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 20:49:16 GMT
At least 27 people, including a lawmaker linked to Imran Khan's PTI, are killed in a suicide bombing at a funeral in north-west Pakistan, officials say.
Italy school bomber gets life term
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 18:06:22 GMT
An Italian court sentences to life in prison a man who carried out a school bomb attack in 2012, which killed a teenage girl and injured nine others.
Montreal mayor resigns after arrest
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 20:49:57 GMT
Montreal's Mayor Michael Applebaum resigns, a day after his arrest on 14 fraud charges, the latest scandal to hit Canadian local politics.
Chrysler agrees to recall 2.7m Jeeps
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 19:13:48 GMT
Chrysler agrees to recall 2.7 million Jeeps that could be at risk of fuel tank fires, after initially refusing a US government request to do so.
'Standing man' leads Turkish protest
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 08:49:05 GMT
A Turkish protester dubbed the "standing man" leads a vigil on Istanbul's Taksim Square days after the authorities evicted demonstrators.
Vietnamese crew held in Philippines
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 17:45:40 GMT
Eighteen Vietnamese crew members are detained after their cargo ship allegedly hit a coral reef in the central Philippines, the coastguard says.
Huawei unveils 'slimmest' smartphone
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 14:03:46 GMT
Huawei unveils the world's slimmest smartphone saying the handset will work "miracles" for its brand.
Pictures: Wacky dog grooming designs
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 16:56:06 GMT
Sharks, tigers and robots on display at US dog grooming contest
Father urges NSA leaker: 'Come home'
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 15:42:02 GMT
The father of ex-CIA document leaker Edward Snowden, who is in hiding in Hong Kong, urges his son not to commit "treason" and to face justice.
Jolie double in US phone hack claim
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 14:38:53 GMT
A former stunt double for Angelina Jolie sues News Corp in the US, accusing the company of hacking into her phone to gain information about the star.
Arrest in US football dribbler death
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 17:26:22 GMT
An Oregon motorist suspected of fatally running down a US man on a quest to dribble a football from Seattle to Brazil for charity is arrested.