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Iraq executed prisoners in revenge for ISIS: HRW

Iraqi security forces and government affiliated militias appear to have unlawfully executed at least 255 prisoners over the past month in apparent revenge for killings by ISIS fighters, according to a rights group on Saturday.

4 civilians killed in artillery fire in Ukraine

Artillery fire killed at least four people in an overnight attack on a residential area in eastern Ukraine, spurring more people to flee the besieged city of Donetsk and its suburbs on Saturday to take their chances elsewhere.

Turkey embracing Iraq’s Kurds

Once branded an enemy of the state, the leader of Iraq’s Kurds, Massoud Barzani, has become Turkey’s best friend in the Middle East.

Poisonous pressure

The firing of rockets from southern Lebanon into Israel Friday should serve as a wake-up call to national leaders, as if they needed one, about the sensitivity and volatility of the situation.

Poisonous pressure

The firing of rockets from southern Lebanon into Israel Friday should serve as a wake-up call to national leaders, as if they needed one, about the sensitivity and volatility of the situation.

Colonialism never ended in Palestine

As we commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, we can get a better understanding of the conditions of that time by following closely events in Palestine this week.

Scoring kings Klose, Müller eye more goals

Miroslav Klose and Thomas Müller will bring a total of 26 World Cup goals to the final Sunday, a staggering tally for two of the most prolific strikers in the tournament’s history.

Scoring kings Klose, Müller eye more goals

Miroslav Klose and Thomas Müller will bring a total of 26 World Cup goals to the final Sunday, a staggering tally for two of the most prolific strikers in the tournament’s history.

Djokovic ends Federer record dream

Novak Djokovic won his second Wimbledon title and seventh career major with a 6-7 (7/9), 6-4, 7-6 (7/4), 5-7, 6-4 victory over Roger Federer Sunday, shattering the Swiss star’s dream of a record eighth triumph in an epic struggle.

Home win for Hamilton after Rosberg retires

Lewis Hamilton won his home British Grand Prix Sunday and slashed Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg’s Formula One lead to four points after the German retired for the first time this season.

Study paves way for simple Alzheimer's test

British scientists identify a set of 10 proteins in the blood that can predict the onset of Alzheimer’s, an important step towards developing a test for the incurable disease.

Artist asks public to lie under dismembered train

The Portuguese street artist Alexandre Farto doesn’t just spray paint on walls. He takes chisels and jackhammers to them, gouging out work on the streets that go way beyond graffiti into monumental reliefs.

Artist asks public to lie under dismembered train

The Portuguese street artist Alexandre Farto doesn’t just spray paint on walls. He takes chisels and jackhammers to them, gouging out work on the streets that go way beyond graffiti into monumental reliefs.

Tommy Ramone, last of the Ramones, dies

Tommy Ramone, a co-founder of the seminal punk band the Ramones and the last surviving member of the original group, has died, a business associate says.