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Hong Kong police face a quagmire as they obey orders to clear protest sites, allow them to stay put, push back demonstrators and protect them from attack.
A Nigerian rebel leader said the 219 schoolgirls kidnapped earlier this year have been married off and would not be released, AFP reported.
A Burkina Faso presidential guard officer seized power, in an apparent putsch against a general who claimed power Friday after the longtime president resigned.
After combat between Ukraine's army and rebel separatists, many Ukrainians have lived without light, gas, water and now, with cold weather coming, heat.
Europe could be plunged into an energy crisis this winter if last-ditch talks on Wednesday fail to see Russia resume gas flows to Ukraine.
Libya is nearing a “point of no return”, as warring factions struggle to agree on a political future, a United Nations envoy has warned.
U.S. Marines unit and U.K. combat troops in Afghanistan end their operations as they transfer a military base to the Afghan military.
ISIS makes its fortune by selling oil from seized territory to its enemies, NBC News reports.
A soldier guarding the National War Memorial was shot and reported killed in the Canadian capital of Ottawa, NBC News reports.
Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters may finally meet with government negotiators Tuesday, but few are optimistic the barricades will come down soon.
Clashes erupted in Hong Kong, deepening a sense of impasse between the government and pro-democracy protesters increasingly willing to confront police.
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists recaptured parts of a key protest zone, defying police trying to disperse them with pepper spray and baton charges.
Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev tells CNBC that ties with the U.S. have been damaged by "destructive" and "stupid" sanctions.
Russia's prime minister says the world must move away from its dependence on the dollar, arguing that the global economy would benefit as a result.
President Barack Obama will hash out a strategy to counter Islamic State on Tuesday with military leaders from some 20 countries.
The global stock rout appears to have come out of nowhere, but Capital Economics highlights four key weights dragging on markets.
China Premier Li's trip to Moscow is expected to net as many as 50 trade deals, as sanctions spur Russia to accelerate ties with the mainland.
Military officers in both countries say the violence has escalated because of a more assertive Indian posture under the new government of PM Modi.
The terror group ISIS was birthed from al-Qaeda, and experts in radicalism think the two may fall in with one another again.
Europe is "massively" more vulnerable to geopolitical tensions than the U.S. and Japan, argues Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group, adding that the rise of euroscepticism will make the situation more challenging in the future.