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FILE - Leaders of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization pose for a photo during the group's summit in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, Sept. 12, 2014.

India, Pakistan Set for Full Membership in Shanghai Group

Regional cooperation organization comprises Russia, China and four Central Asian republics; New Delhi and Islamabad have had observer status More

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras leaves Maximos Mansion to meet with party leaders at the Presidential Palace in central Athens, Greece, July 6, 2015.

Multimedia Greece to Offer New Bailout Proposal to Lenders

Proposals to be submitted at EU summit Tuesday, following Greece's vote Sunday against lenders' demand for new financial restrictions in exchange for more bailout money More

View of Palais Coburg where Iran Nuclear talks are being held in Vienna, Austria, July 6, 2015. (Photo: Brian Allen / VOA )

Video Final Iran Deal Faces Potential Stumbling Block

In Vienna, foreign ministers remain locked in intense negotiations with key disputes unresolved - including a push by Tehran to have UN arms embargo lifted More

Video Mountaineers Factor in Risk of Terrorism Two Years After Nanga Parbat

In 2013 armed men in paramilitary uniforms stormed climbers' base camp on Pakistan’s second highest peak, slaughtered 10 foreigners, 1 Pakistani national More

FILE - A woman lays a bunch of flowers at a place where Boris Nemtsov was gunned down on Feb. 27, 2015.

Freedom House Says Liberty Under Attack in Europe, Central Asia

Russia earned its largest rating decline in a decade in 2014 because of suppressing dissension at home and seeking to destabilize Ukraine 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).

Bashir Back in Sudan After Defying SA Court Order

ICC has charged Sudanese president with genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity for sending army and backing Arab militias to put down armed uprising in Darfur

Quake-hit Nepal Reopens Most Heritage Sites to Boost Tourism

Effort to attract visitors is predicted to be long uphill battle, with UNESCO estimating that repairs of major landmarks will cost some $18 million

Nepal Reaches Political Breakthrough

The deal reached late Monday by Nepal's four main political parties would divide the Himalayan country into eight federal states

Audio Study: More People Living With Disabling Health Issues

New study determines 2.3 billion people have multiple ailments, many of which are related to aging

IS Seizes Libyan Power Plant Near Sirte

Amid fighting, UN representative to country presents rival Libyan governments with fourth version of draft proposal for unity government, urges approval

Children in Quake Hit Nepal Return to School

Children filed pass mounds of debris Sunday to attend classes held in tents and temporary classrooms made of bamboo and plastic tarp

Audio Nepalis Return to Quake Epicenter to Rebuild Stone by Stone

Tens of thousands of Nepalis working abroad when earthquake struck return to help rebuild their homes

Greepeace: Hundreds of Chinese Boats Illegally Fishing in African Waters

China’s Foreign Ministry rejects report, saying Chinese companies abide by law and contribute to African economies

Journalists' Committee Report Details Cartoonists Under Threat

New CPJ report says hostile actions include censorship, punitive lawsuits, physical assault, imprisonment, disappearance, and murder

Israeli Police Clash with Palestinians in East Jerusalem

Sunday clashes in occupied East Jerusalem come as thousands of Jewish nationalists march through the city to mark the 48th anniversary of its capture

No Survivors in Nepal US Helicopter Crash

President Obama says prayers and thoughts are with victims' families, adding that 'they represented truth that guides our work around the world'

Prime Minister: Nepal Overwhelmed by Second Quake

Thousands of people are living outdoors because quakes have made many homes unlivable, and another threat -- monsoon season -- looms large, Sushil Koirala says

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