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A Syrian diplomat who defected and joined the opposition has been "relieved of his duties," authorities said Thursday, a day after he left his post and denounced the regime for killing civilians.
With the majestic Teton Mountains as a backdrop, Mitt Romney will attend a big bucks fundraiser Thursday at former Vice President Dick Cheney's Wyoming home and country club.
Gunmen shot and killed nine prison guards in eastern Pakistan on Thursday after gaining entry to a building where they were staying, officials said.
British Home Secretary Theresa May defended Thursday the government's decision to bring in an additional 3,500 military personnel to ensure security for the Olympic Games, only 15 days before the event starts.
A summer climbing expedition in the French Alps turned to tragedy early Thursday when a six-foot wall of snow came crashing down on two groups of climbers, leaving nine dead, French police said.
Ambassador Nawaf al-Fares becomes latest Syrian government defector. 78 people have been killed across Syria on Wednesday, an opposition group reports.
Doctors say the inappropriate use of steroids worsened many cases. No new cases of the condition have been confirmed since last Saturday.
The son of one of the world's wealthiest men is under arrest in London after the body of his American-born wife was found in their home this week, her death unexplained.
The court considers the parliament invalid, an official says. The military defends last month's decision to dissolve parliament, saying it acted on a court order.
An Egyptian couple has been charged with putting their child at risk and attempted smuggling after security officers at an airport in the United Arab Emirates found their 5-month-old boy hidden in a small handbag.
More than 1.7 million Libyans cast ballots, an election official says. Eight polling stations closed by violence were opened Sunday, an official says Former interim premier Jibril's party leads early results.