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  • WORLD

    Pakistan holds talks with opposition protesters

    Pakistani officials held "initial" talks before dawn Thursday with representatives from two opposition groups whose supporters have been besieging the parliament for a second day demanding the prime minister resign over alleged election fraud, the government said.

  • WORLD

    With Erdogan at helm, Turkey to choose premier

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his ruling party were poised Thursday to choose his successor as party chairman and prime minister, with expectations high that the man who has dominated Turkish politics for more than a decade will keep charge as president.

  • NATIONAL

    Israeli airstrike kills 3 senior Hamas leaders

    An Israeli airstrike in Gaza killed three senior commanders of the Hamas military wing Thursday, delivering a likely blow to the organization's morale and highlighting the long reach of Israel's intelligence services.

  • WORLD

    Militants use British killer as propaganda

    Islamic militants are using a beheading video to send a chilling message — not just through the gruesome act, but also by the choice of messenger.

  • TECHNOLOGY

    Social media pushes back at militant propaganda

    The extremists of the Islamic State group have turned their social media into a theater of horror, broadcasting a stomach-turning stream of battles, bombings and beheadings to a global audience.

  • BUSINESS

    Growth in China manufacturing weakens in August

    Growth in China's vast manufacturing industry weakened in August, suggesting that the recovery in the world No. 2 economy is losing momentum and Beijing may need to spoon out more stimulus.

  • WORLD

    Group: Justice elusive year after Syria gas attack

    One year after the deadly chemical attack on rebel-held areas outside Damascus, the victims and their families have yet to see those behind the mass killings held responsible, a human rights group said Thursday.

  • WORLD

    Some see Qatar's hand in collapse of Gaza talks

    The explosions rocking the Gaza Strip may seem far removed from the flashy cars and skyscrapers of ultra-rich Qatar, but efforts to end fighting between Hamas and Israel could hinge on how the tiny Gulf Arab state wields its influence over a Palestinian militant group with few friends left.

  • BUSINESS

    China manufacturing drags on Asia, but Europe up

    Asian stock markets were dampened by a weak China manufacturing survey Thursday, but European stocks opened higher. Japan gained on the prospect of a stronger dollar after Fed minutes showed policymakers are leaning toward their first rate hike since the 2008 financial crisis.

  • WORLD

    Cambodian floods kill 45 people since last month

    Flooding in Cambodia has killed at least 45 people since last month, officials said Thursday.

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