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The UN says 93,000 people have died in Syria. Here are 3 ways to understand the magnitude of that.
Famous for making new, long words by sticking several existing ones together, the German language has lost its longest word.
Co-hosted with the New York City-based Open Hands Initiative, "Burma Telling Its Own Story" brings together 20 top, young journalists from the US and Burma.
At a political fundraiser held for for Mal Brough, the menu featured a dish called the 'Julia Gillard Kentucky Fried Quail: Small Breasts and Huge Thighs and A Big Red Box.'
Canada ready to raise threshold on foreign takeovers to $1.5B for Europe | GlobalPost www.globalpost.com
OTTAWA - The Harper government has agreed to smooth the way for more takeovers of Canadian companies by European firms in one of several concessions during free-trade talks, sources tell The Canadian Press.
Iranians head to the polls to elect a new president this Friday
Syrian rebel factions killed troops and civilians in Hatla, activists say | GlobalPost www.globalpost.com
Activists said rebels attacked the eastern Syrian village of Hatla and killed at least 60 Shia Muslims, some possibly civilians, highlighting the conflict's descent into sectarian warfare.
Currently hiding in Hong Kong, the NSA leaker says 'I am not here to hide from justice.'
For the first time since 2005, Americans have a more positive than negative opinion of the former president, according to a recent Gallup poll.
BMW and Bordeaux about to become collateral damage in Brussels vs. Beijing battle over anti-dumping tariffs.
George Orwell's dystopian 1949 novel "1984" is currently experiencing a renaissance in light of the recent NSA surveillance leaks. As of Tuesday afternoon, the book jumped an incredible 3,100 percent to number 6 on Amazon's "movers and shak
The offer to Snowden follows a pattern of Kremlin overtures to Western critics.
South Korea has the most credit card transactions per capita of any country in the world.
An Islamic school fire was the second suspected arson attack on a Muslim site in a week in the UK capital, signaling hate could be rising after last month's British soldier killing.
The world has grown more hostile in recent years, according to the Global Peace Index.
The NSA whistleblower could exploit a loophole in the Chinese territory's asylum system to buy himself some valuable time.
The 11,000-barrel spill is no Deepwater Horizon-level disaster, but Peru and Brazil are on alert as crude oil flows into the Amazon.