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Pakistani police officers stand guard near the Parliament building after tens of thousands of protesters entered Islamabad's high-security Red Zone the night before, five days after arriving in the capital from the eastern city of Lahore in convoys, in Is

Pakistani Government, Protesters Seek Solution to Impasse

About 2,000 demonstrators gather on main road outside parliament for a second day on Thursday, hours after talks begin on how to end turmoil More

Thai Army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha gestures in a traditional greeting during the start of a National Legislative Assembly meeting to consider urgent matters including the 2015 Budget Bill, at the parliament in Bangkok, August 18, 2014.

Photogallery Thailand’s Junta Chief Chosen as Prime Minister

Military says it took power on May 22 to avoid further bloodshed and restore stability to the country More

Liberian defense minister Brownie Samukai

Liberia’s Defense Minister: Soldiers Did Not Fire on Protesters

Brownie Samukai says soldiers acted appropriately in enforcing quarantine efforts aimed as containing the Ebola outbreak More

Palestinians inspect the remains of the home of Hussam Kawasma in the West Bank city of Hebron, Monday, Aug. 18 , 2014.

Israel, Hamas Continue Talks after Cease-fire Extended

The two sides agreed Monday to a 24-hour cease-fire extension, the third such truce in 10 days More

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi  addresses the nation on the country's Independence Day in New Delhi, India, Aug. 15, 2014.

India Cancels Talks With Pakistan

Officials had warned Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit against meeting with Kashmiri separatist leader in New Delhi More

The latest images from Syria

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  • Men check a damaged vehicle as a Free Syrian Army fighter, carrying his weapon, walks by in the besieged area of Homs, Syria, May 27, 2013.
  • The inside of a damaged mosque in Dahra Abd Rabbo village, Aleppo, May 27, 2013.
  • U.S. Senator John McCain meets with U.S. troops in southern Turkey, May 27, 2013.  During the trip he made a visit to meet with rebels in Syria.  This picture was released on his Twitter account.
  • Syrians participate in the funeral prayer for Youssef Ghazi al-Sarmani, who was killed in fighting between rebel and government forces, May 27. The logo in red reads "Talbiseh".
  • A boy makes pastry at a shop in Darkush town, Idlib province, May 26, 2013.
  • A group of men smuggle diesel fuel from Syria to Turkey hoping to sell it at a higher price, across the Al-Assi River in Idlib, May 26, 2013.
  • Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad during clashes against Syrian rebels in Aleppo, May 26, 2013.
  • Supporters and relatives of Hezbollah members attend the funeral of a Hezbollah fighter who died in the Syrian conflict. The funeral took place in the Ouzai district in Beirut, May 26, 2013.
  • A Free Syrian Army fighter feeds pigeons in Homs, May 26, 2013.
  • Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad take their position during a clashes against rebels, Aleppo, Syria, May 26, 2013. (SANA).

WHO: Ebola Outbreak 'Vastly Underestimated'

WHO officials say current numbers do not reflect true gravity of the situation

India's Himalayan Desert People Still Waiting for Union Territory Status

Modi is visiting Ladakh, where his BJP party won the parliamentary seat and he has promised an upgrade in status

India's Modi Concludes Historic Nepal Visit

Modi uses first visit by an Indian leader to Nepal in 17 years to stress India's interest in boosting its neighbor's development

UN Chief: Gaza in 'Critical Condition'

UN chief Ban says Palestinian territory is in 'critical condition'

Gaza Fighting Deepens, Flight Ban Holds

Death toll surpasses 650, mostly civilians; UN rights chief warns of possible war crimes

Indian, Chinese Prime Ministers Talk Trade, Border Dispute

Leaders pledge to boost bilateral trade and work to resolve longstanding border dispute

Malala Pledges to Help Free Kidnapped Nigerian Girls

Pakistani education activist pushes Nigerian government to dedicate more money to education countrywide, not just northeast area terrorized by Boko Haram

Photogallery Pressure Mounts for Israel-Hamas Cease-fire

However, neither combatant makes a move toward ending hostilities, meaning airstrikes continue; Palestinian death tolls rises to more than 175

Buddhist Group Says US Cancels Sri Lankan Hardline Monk's Visa

Monk heads hardline group accused of involvement in violence against country's minority Muslims, an official of the group said Monday

Rights Groups Urge End to Use of Torture

Amnesty International reports that over the past five years, it has received reports of torture in 141 countries from every region of the world

Video New Waves of Refugees Draw Attention to Long-term Trends

As the global community observes World Refugee Day on Friday, the number of displaced people has grown to more than 45 million

Hague: Britain to Reopen Embassy in Iran

In a statement, Foreign Secretary Hague told Parliament that the 'circumstances are right' to reopen the embassy

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