Somali soldiers`walk  near the  car wreckage  of a suicide bomber in Mogadishu, Somali , Thursday Feb,1 3 2014,  Somali police say the car bomb  exploded near the gate of Mogadishu airport Thursday, killing at least three people and wounded five others, the latest attack in the Somali capital that has seen a relative stability since the ouster of Islamist insurgents two years ago. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)

Car bomb kills 6 in Somalia

A car bomb exploded close to a convoy of United Nations vehicles near Mogadishu's international airport on Thursday, killing six Somalis on the street, officials said. Al-Qaida-linked militants claimed responsibility.…
This photo released on Thursday by Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities, shows Egyptian men digging up a preserved wooden sarcophagus that dates back to 1600 BC, when the Pharaonic 17th Dynasty reigned, in the ancient city of Luxor, Egypt. Egypt’s Antiquities Minister says Spanish archeologists have unearthed a 3,600-year-old mummy in the ancient city of Luxor. (AP Photo/Egypt's Supreme Council Of Antiquities)

3,600-year-old mummy found in Egypt

Egypt's Antiquities Minister said the mummy appears to belong to a high official. The sarcophagus is engraved with hieroglyphs and decorated with inscriptions of birds' feathers.…
The Army Careers office in Canterbury, south England, Thursday Feb. 13, 2014, one of the armed forces recruitment offices where suspected explosive devices have been found.  Bomb-disposal teams were dispatched and streets cordoned off earlier Thursday after what appeared to be small letter bombs were sent to several British Army recruitment offices in southern England.  The devices pose a low-level threat and are unlikely to cause significant harm or damage," according to Detective Superintendent Stan Gilmour of the Counter terrorism Unit. (AP Photo / Gareth Fuller, PA)

Bombs sent to Army recruitment offices

The British government said Thursday that crude but viable package bombs sent to seven British army recruitment offices appear to be the work of Northern Ireland militants.…
Journalists look at the electronic voting board as Belgian politicians vote in favour of the bill on child euthanasia at the Belgian federal parliament in Brussels, Thursday Feb. 13, 2014. Belgium, one of the very few countries where euthanasia is legal, takes the unprecedented step of abolishing age restrictions on who can ask to be put to death, extending the right to children. The legislation appears to have wide support in the largely liberal country. But it has also aroused intense opposition from foes, including a list of pediatricians, and everyday people who have staged street protests, fearing that vulnerable children will be talked into making a final, irreversible choice. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

Belgium extends euthanasia law to children

The law empowers children with terminal ailments who are in great pain to ask to be put to death by their doctor if their parents agree and a psychiatrist or psychologist certifies they are conscious of what their choice signifies.…
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2 killed in Venezuelan protests

About two dozen people were believed injured during the clashes and were being treated at hospitals, although the government did not provide a tally of casualties. …
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China announces $1.6 billion air pollution fund

China's Cabinet has announced that $1.6 billion has been set aside this year to reward cities and regions that make significant progress in controlling air pollution. …
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Syria’s Homs: Evacuee tells of life under siege

Weeping children begged for food and women picked grass to eat as hunger gripped rebel-held neighborhoods of the Syrian city of Homs during a nearly two-year military blockade, according to a rare first-hand account by a man evacuated during a truce this week. …
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Salvadoran castaway healthy but mentally fragile

A fisherman who says he drifted at sea for more than a year, surviving on raw fish, turtles and bird blood, is in stunningly good health but psychologically fragile, medical experts said Wednesday…
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Australian police seize millions in meth

Five people were arrested in Sydney on Tuesday after customs officials discovered 183 kilograms (403 pounds) of methamphetamine last week while inspecting a shipment of kayaks from China. …
Sochi gay protest

Life goes on for gays in Olympic Sochi

The mascara-lined eyes of a petite man dressed in a tuxedo greet visitors after they buzz at the armor-plated door of a one-story building.…
Ancient human footprint found

Ancient footprints found in Britain

Archaeologists announced Friday that they have discovered human footprints in England that are between 800,000 and 1 million years old. …
Sochi Olympics Opening Ceremony

Sochi Olympics kick off with grand opening

Music, dance and plenty of Russian bravado unleashed the ultimate achievement of Vladimir Putin's Russia on Friday - a Winter Olympics to showcase the best athletes on ice and snow that the world has to offer.…