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Two American sailors who were kidnapped by pirates last month off the coast of Nigeria have been released and are heading home, U.S. officials said.
The United States has lost traction and voting ability with UNESCO, the United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organization, after failing to renew financial support because of the agency's acceptance of Palestine.
While a slight increase in world food prices occurred in October, the real news was a summer of plenty — after two years in a row in which short supplies and high prices had helped spark unrest in the developing world.
The Supreme Court heard opening arguments Wednesday on a case that could determine the place of prayer in legislative meetings, and what role religion plays in the public sphere.
Egypt's Urgent Cases court upheld a government ban on the Muslim Brotherhood on Wednesday, sending yet one more message that the party that staged the mass protests against the military for ousting Mohammed Morsi from the presidency was not welcome.
A suicide car bomber killed at least eight security personnel, including a major, on Wednesday in an attack on a military intelligence building in the southern Syrian city of Suweida, the U.K.-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.
Several bombs exploded near a Communist Party building in the northern China city of Taiyuan early Wednesday, leaving one dead and at least eight injured.
The online auction and shopping site eBay is scrambling to remove several items that were listed on its site as Holocaust memorabilia – including clothing that was reportedly owned and worn by those who were forced into concentration camps.
A Kuwaiti woman was arrested in Saudi Arabia over the weekend for trying to drive her father to a hospital, as female activists continue to protest the kingdom's driving ban.