In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces repelled an attack Tuesday by about 30 gunmen at an airport, beginning what the president called an anti-terrorist operation to try to restore authority over the restive region.
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Suspected Muslim extremists kidnapped about 100 girls Tuesday from a school in northeastern Nigeria, less than a day after militants bombed a bus station and killed 75 people in the capital – a surge of violence that raised new doubts about the militarys ability to contain an Islamic uprising.
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Nearly 300 people were still missing Wednesday several hours after a ferry carrying 459, most of them high school students, sank in cold waters off South Korea's southern coast, killing at least two and injuring seven, officials said.
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A University of Calgary student was charged in the fatal stabbing of five people at a house party Tuesday that the police chief called the worst mass murder in the Canadian citys history.Today - World
- Russian FM: Russia still to meet with Ukraine
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Russia is still planning to meet with Ukrainian officials at an international conference in Geneva on Thursday.Today 5:13 am - World
- Sub makes 2nd dive to search for Malaysian plane
As a robotic submarine dove into the ocean to look for lost Flight 370, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting Wednesday to protest the Malaysian government for not addressing them in person.Today 4:53 am - World
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