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Afghanistan: Death toll rises to 50 in volleyball tournament attack

By Mon, Nov 24, 2014 1:56PM UTC Bodies of civilians are laid out a hospital after a suicide attack in the Yahyakhail district of Paktika province east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday. Pic: AP.

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the death toll from a suicide bomb attack on a volleyball tournament has risen to at least 50, with more than 60 wounded.

Nepal bus crash death toll reaches 47

By Mon, Nov 24, 2014 10:34AM UTC

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Police say 42 more bodies have been recovered after the wreckage of a bus that plunged into a river in west Nepal was recovered, raising the confirmed death toll to 47. Police said the bodies were recovered after the bus wreckage was pulled to the bank

G-20 leaders reveal details of global growth plan

By Sun, Nov 16, 2014 6:34PM UTC U.S. President Barack Obama, center, is seated with other world leaders as they watch a cultural performance of indigenous dancers at the G20 Summit in Brisbane, Australia, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. Also seated are from left to right., Russian President Vldamir Putin, South African President Jacob Zuma, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, Chinese President Xi Jinping, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Austrian Prime Minister Tony Abbott,  Indonesian President Joko Widodo, and British Prime Minister David Cameron. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Leaders of the world’s 20 largest economies have revealed a plan to boost global GDP by more than $2 trillion over five years by investing in infrastructure and increasing trade.

Obama pledges $3B to help poor nations on climate

By Sun, Nov 16, 2014 12:02PM UTC A boy walks past a brick factory on the outskirts of Jammu, India, Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010. After two decades of unbridled development, India is now the world's third-largest greenhouse gas emitter, with rivers the World Bank has described as fetid sewers and cities listed among the world's most polluted. India's environment Minister Jairam Ramesh suggested this week that India might commit to cutting emissions, saying all developing countries should consider doing so. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is pledging $3 billion from the U.S. for a global fund to help poorer nations deal with climate change.

Pakistan assures support for Afghan peace process

By Sun, Nov 16, 2014 11:54AM UTC File photo of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed, File)

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has pledged his support to the Afghan President in his attempt to bring the Taliban to the negotiating table.

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