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One Killed, 12 Injured In Explosion In The German City Of Ansbach
Police in the southern German city of Ansbach say a man was killed when an explosive device he was believed to be carrying went off near an open-air music festival, injuring 12 people.
Russian Team Escapes Ban At The Olympics
The International Olympic Committee announced it will not impose a blanket ban on the entire Russian team from the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro despite evidence of state-sponsored doping.
Deadly Blast In Germany Renews Fears Over Refugees
A Syrian refugee seeking asylum set off a bomb Sunday in southern Germany, killing himself and wounding 12 others. German investigators are examining whether this was an act of terrorism.
IOC Decides Against Blanket Ban On Russian Olympic Athletes
Individual sports federations will decide whether each Russian athlete can compete in the Olympics, stopping short of banning the entire Russian delegation from competing due to a doping scandal.
Experimental Plane Sets Off On Final Leg Of Its Round-The-World Journey
It's the first time for a solar-powered plane to circumnavigate the globe. Now it's en route to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates ? and you can watch the journey in a live video from the cockpit.
International Olympic Committee Decides Not To Ban Russian Team
Instead, the IOC has called on sports federations to carry out assessments on individual athletes to determine whether they can compete, amid state-sponsored doping allegations.
For Brazil's Women, Laws Are Not Enough To Deter Rampant Violence
Alexsandra Moreira, a mother of four, was stabbed 21 times by her husband. "Even with all the laws, when everything was done to protect her by the book, we failed," says the prosecutor in her case.
In Tibet, A Long-Banned Buddhist Rite Takes Place, But Not Everyone's Pleased
The Beijing-selected Panchen Lama is conducting a key Tibetan Buddhist ritual. It's the first time in 50 years the rite has taken place in Tibet. Critics say that's because China wants more control.
The Two Women Leaders Who Have To Figure Out The Brexit
Britain's new prime minister, Theresa May, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have a mammoth task ahead: overcoming their differences over how to handle Britain's departure from the EU.
For Japanese Parents, Gorgeous Bento Lunches Are Packed With High Stakes
It's cute ... but is it too much cultural pressure?
A Summer Of Terrorism Points To The Limits Of Counterterrorism
The recent series of major terror attacks ? from Orlando to Istanbul to Nice ? have exposed some uncomfortable truths about the limits of counterterrorism.
Iraqi Dancer's Dreams Cut Short By Terrorism
An ISIS bombing in Baghdad killed more than 300 Iraqis in early July. One of them, Adil Al-Faj, known as Adil Euro, went against cultural norms as a break dancer who dreamed of dancing in New York.
Munich Mourns Mass Shooting Victims While Police Search For A Motive
The German city of Munich is in shock today, after nine people and a gunman died in a mass shooting Friday. Police are trying to determine the motive of the 18-year-old shooter.
Kabul Bombing Leaves At Least 80 Dead
The Islamic State claimed responsibility for a bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan that killed at least 80 people and wounded more than 200 Saturday. Reporter Jennifer Glasse speaks from Kabul.
Russian Balloonist Circumnavigates The Globe, Claims World Record
A 65-year-old Russian adventurer has piloted a balloon around the world solo and non-stop in 11 days, braving air too thin to breath, below-freezing temperatures, storms and barely any sleep. - RSS Channel - World delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more.

21 killed in Baghdad suicide blast
Terror once again struck the streets of Iraq's capital Sunday, after a suicide bombing killed at least 21 people in a residential neighborhood in northern Baghdad.
ISIS claims are overshadowing Taliban violence
ISIS is claiming responsibility for killing dozens of people during a peaceful demonstration by a minority group in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday.
U.N.: ISIS attack on rally a war crime
The United Nations described a joint suicide bombing that killed 80 people in Afghanistan as a "war crime," saying those responsible for the attack on a peaceful demonstration will be held accountable.
Video shows moment of blast
ISIS is claiming responsibility for killing dozens of people and wounding more than 200 during a peaceful demonstration in Kabul, Afghanistan.
ISIS goes global: More than 125 attacks in 27 countries
Since declaring its caliphate in June 2014, the self-proclaimed Islamic State has conducted or inspired more than 125 terrorist attacks in 27 countries other than Iraq and Syria, where its carnage has taken a much deadlier toll. Those attacks have killed at least 1,767 people and injured thousands more.
No full ban on Russian athletes
The International Olympic Committee will not issue a blanket ban on Russian athletes hoping to compete in the 2016 Olympic Games and will instead leave the decision up to individual sporting federations, the IOC confirmed in a statement Sunday.
Olympic athletes welcomed with condoms
With a record number of condoms allocated and air-conditioners in every bedroom, Rio's athletes village starts welcoming Olympians on Sunday.
Dad of slain social media star won't forgive son
The pain and anger was etched across Muhammad Azeem's face as he recounted the unthinkable.
Ukraine conflict sees its deadliest week in months
A slow simmer of conflict between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian forces has mushroomed into a deadly 24 hours in Ukraine's war-torn east.
Mexican mayor, four others killed at public meeting
Five people, including the mayor and vice mayor of a southern Mexican town, were shot and killed Saturday, the secretary of government for the state of Chiapas said.
Man held captive 6 years in Beirut dies
Thomas Sutherland, who was held hostage in Lebanon for more than six years, died Saturday in Fort Collins, Colorado, according to Colorado State University, where he'd been a professor. He was 85.
Prince George turns 3
Prince George, Britain's future king, is celebrating his third birthday Friday -- and new series of adorable photos of the young royal have been released by Kensington Palace to mark the occasion.
Report: MH370 pilot simulated fatal route
An FBI forensic examination shows the pilot of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 conducted a flight simulation on his home computer that closely matched the suspected route of the missing Boeing 777 in the southern Indian Ocean, according to a Malaysian government document obtained by New York magazine.
Munich gunman planned attack for a year, officials say
The gunman who killed nine people in a rampage in Munich on Friday was obsessed with mass shootings and appeared to have planned the attack for a year, officials said.
Munich shooting: What we know -- and don't know
A gunman opened fire at a Munich McDonald's and then at a shopping mall, killing nine people Friday evening. So far, there are more questions than answers after yet another brutal rampage in Europe.

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