2 foreign soldiers reported killed in Afghanistan

Tribal elders listened to Afghanistan’s chief executive officer speak during a visit to Paktika province on Monday.

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A bomb hidden in the median strip of an avenue in Kabul was detonated as a convoy of coalition troops passed by Monday.

Britain plans to expand police powers with new antiterror legislation

The legislation would also make it illegal for British insurance companies to reimburse anyone who provided ransom payments to free hostages.

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Italian doctor with Ebola returning for treatment

An Italian doctor who has been working in Sierra Leone has tested positive for the Ebola virus and is being transferred to Rome for treatment.

Russia tightens its rein over Black Sea province

Russia tightened its control Monday over Georgia’s breakaway province of Abkhazia with a new treaty envisaging closer military and economic ties.

Forces backing elected Libyan government take town

The bombings of Matiga air base — under control of Islamist-allied militias — appear to be part of efforts by the elected government to retake Tripoli.

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The talk is about black violence, though the case is about a white police officer killing an unarmed black teen.



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Catholic teaching on homosexuality, which prohibits sex between two people of the same gender, is black and white.

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