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US looking past Ebola to prepare for next outbreak
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next health disaster....

Afghan parliament approves US, NATO agreements
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan's parliament approved agreements Sunday with the U.S. and NATO allowing international troops to remain in the country past the end of this year amid a renewed offensive by Taliban militants....

Islamic State group recruits, exploits children
BEIRUT (AP) -- Teenagers carrying weapons stand at checkpoints and busy intersections in Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul. Patched onto the left arms of their black uniforms are the logos of the Islamic Police....

Iraqi premier, US look to aid Islamic State battle
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi forces battling the Islamic State group focused their offensive Sunday on the city of Ramadi, backed by Sunni tribal fighters that the U.S. plans to arm....

Israeli Cabinet approves nationality bill
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's Cabinet has approved a contentious bill that officially defines Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people....

2009 massacre haunts Philippines as trial slows
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Five years after gunmen flagged down a convoy of cars in a southern Philippine province and massacred all 58 occupants, including scores of journalists, the body count continues to rise....

Tunisians hold landmark presidential election
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- Tunisia took another step forward in its peaceful transition to democracy on Sunday by holding its first free presidential election, with voters hoping for more stability and a better economy....

Strong quake in west China kills 5; 54 hurt
BEIJING (AP) -- A strong earthquake that hit a sparsely populated, mountainous area of western China killed at least five people and injured 54 others, officials said Sunday. The injured included schoolchildren in a stampede....

Afghan officials say suicide bomber kills some 45
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghan officials say that a suicide bomber has killed "at least 45" people in an attack on a volleyball tournament in the country's east....

Damage worse than thought in Japanese earthquake
TOKYO (AP) -- The damage from an overnight earthquake in a mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 winter Olympics proved more extensive than initially thought....

World Video
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Africa
Somalia's al-Shabab kills 28 non-Muslims in Kenya

Asia
Afghan officials say suicide bomber kills some 45

Europe
UK authorities briefly evacuate train station

Latin America/Caribbean
Mexico confirms US agent wounded in north in July

Middle East
Islamic State group recruits, exploits children


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