IMF cuts global outlook as risk of ‘frothy’ stocks raised

Thai martial law to stay until sweeping reforms in place: PM

Kobani “about to fall” to Islamic State

Artificial coral offers solution to endangered reefs

Kurds take to streets to protest Islamic State assault on Kobani

Low-carbon LED lamp wins Nobel for Japanese-born trio

Hong Kong university demonstrators return to class

Thai police chief defends investigation of murder of British tourists

Indonesian woman was killed, cut up and cooked

Hong Kong protests at crossroads as traffic, frustration pile up

Truce bypasses Donetsk airport, symbol of conflict in eastern Ukraine

More bodies found on Mount Ontake summit

Chicago man charged with attempting to support terrorist organization

North, South Korea naval patrol boats exchange fire

White House rejects Panetta critique of Obama

Lightning kills 11 in Colombian indigenous village

First U.S.-China-Australia joint military drills begin in Darwin

China removes phantom staff, government vehicles to cut spending

White House rejects Netanyahu's criticism with withering response

White House defends Biden after gaffes, apologies to allies

Street fighting rages in Syrian town as Islamic State moves in

BNP asks other banks for help as dollar clearing ban nears

Hong Kong democracy protests fade, face test of stamina

Poroshenko says border control needed to stop conflict

White House says Israeli settlement plan “troubling“

Swedish Ambassador summoned by Israel over recognition of State of Palestine

US Supreme Court dodges gay marriage, allowing weddings in five more states

Ex-French agent is Syria jihadist, report says as Paris denies

Canada dismemberment trial shown video of fatal meeting

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