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world Cavendish retains lead in Qatar

Britain's Mark Cavendish finishes second on stage two to retain the overall lead in the Tour of Qatar.

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world The Latest: NATO to Discuss Role in Ending Migrant Crisis

The Latest: NATO's secretary-general says the U.S.-led alliance will discuss this week whether to get more involved in trying to stem Europe's migration crisis

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world Israeli military says top mission is countering Gaza tunnels

Israels top general said Tuesday that the militarys number one mission for the coming year is to counter the renewed threat posed by militant attack tunnels from Gaza.

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world The Latest: Drivers likely didnt see the other before crash

The Latest on a train crash in Germany that has caused deaths and injuries all times local:

25 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Bosnian Serb convicted in Srebrenica genocide dies in cell

A Bosnian Serb general convicted by United Nations judges of genocide in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre and described as the right hand of Ratko Mladic has died in his cell, a representative from the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal said Tuesday.

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world Italian Bank UniCredit Earnings Drop Amid Market Turmoil

Italian lender UniCredit says its earnings dropped in the fourth quarter, on a day its shares were being battered amid broad concerns over the country's banking system

29 minutes ago // BBC

world Last-minute talks over doctor strike

Last-minute talks are taking place between doctors and government negotiators to avert Wednesday's strike amid suggestions a deal on the contract dispute was blocked by ministers.

30 minutes ago // ABC

world UN Official Asks Sri Lanka to Locate People Missing From War

The top United Nations human rights official asked Sri Lanka's government on Tuesday to quickly locate thousands of civilians reported missing during the country's civil war

31 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Train Collision Kills Nine, Injures Scores

Two trains collided early Thursday near the town of Bad Aibling in southern Germany.

33 minutes ago // BBC

world Dan Walker to co-present BBC Breakfast

Football Focus presenter Dan Walker will replace Bill Turnbull on BBC One's daily morning news programme.

33 minutes ago // NPR

world Developers Arrested Over Building That Collapsed In Taiwan's Earthquake

So far, 39 of the 41 people who died from the quake were residents of the Golden Dragon apartment building in the city of Tainan.

35 minutes ago // UPI

world Builder of collapsed Taiwan apartment building arrested after earthquake

Ed AdamczykTAINAN , Taiwan, Feb. 9 UPI -- The builder of the 17-floor Tainan, Taiwan, apartment building, which collapsed in an earthquake, has been arrested, a government official said Tuesday.

35 minutes ago // VOA

world Indian Soldier Buried By Avalanche Found Alive After 6 Days

An Indian soldier buried by an avalanche for six days in the Himalayan region of Kashmir has been found alive and pulled from the snow, along with the bodies of nine other soldiers, officials said Tuesday. The enormous avalanche slammed into an Indian army post last Wednesday and trapped the 10 soldiers on the northern end of Siachen Glacier, the highest point along the heavily militarized line of control between India and Pakistan. The army had said after the first day of searching that the c

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world The Latest: Selling Across European Markets Gathers Pace

The Latest: The selling pressure across Europe's stock markets has got more acute with worries over the health of the region's banks at the forefront of investor concerns

39 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Clinton's struggle with young women in spotlight as New Hampshire votes

Polls continue to raise questions about a generational divide amid concerns over controversial comments by Madeleine Albright and Gloria SteinemHillary Clintons struggle to attract young female voters as she aims for the highest, hardest glass ceiling is facing renewed scrutiny as she tried to make an impact in the New Hampshire primary. Related:

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world Saudi Arabia Says It Shot Down Missile Fired From Yemen

Saudi Arabia says it has shot down a ballistic missile fired from Yemen as a police officer was killed by cross-border fire

40 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Indian soldier buried by avalanche saved; 9 bodies recovered

An Indian soldier buried by an avalanche for six days in the Himalayan region of Kashmir has been found alive and was pulled from the snow, along with the bodies of nine other soldiers, officials said Tuesday.

40 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Sushil Koirala, Nepals former prime minister, dies at 78

Sushil Koirala, a former Nepalese prime minister and leader of the nations largest political party, has died in Kathmandu. He was 78.

40 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Indonesia sentences 7 for IS links, as Bashir files appeal

An Indonesian court on Tuesday sentenced seven men for conspiring with the Islamic State group, the first time the country has sent anyone to prison for IS links, as radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir appealed his conviction.

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world The Latest: Austria Urges Balkans to Reduce Migrant Influx

The Latest: Austria's foreign minister says his country will substantially reduce the inflow of refugees this year and urged the countries on the Balkan migrant corridor to be prepared to do the same

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world Aid Group: 409 Migrants Have Died in Mediterranean in 2016

The International Organization for Migration says 409 people have died this year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea, and migrant crossings in the first six weeks of this year are running at nearly ten times the rate of this time in 2015

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world Israeli Military Says Top Mission Is Countering Gaza Tunnels

Israel's top general says the military's number one mission for the coming year is to counter the renewed threat posed by militant attack tunnels from Gaza

46 minutes ago // BBC

world Academy chain told standards 'too low'

An academy chain has been accused by Ofsted inspectors of not making enough progress, with warnings that the quality of education for too many pupils is "not good enough".

47 minutes ago // VOA

world Israel's Military Chief: Stopping Gaza Tunnels Top Priority

Israel's military chief says its number one mission is to counter the threat posed by attack tunnels from Gaza. Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot said Tuesday that Gaza's Hamas rulers have been rebuilding the sophisticated network of underground tunnels that Israel damaged during the 2014 war. Eisenkot says destroying this network is the military's top priority for 2016, adding that it's not deceived by the relative quiet along the Israel-Gaza border. Israeli troops destroyed more than 30 tu

48 minutes ago // ABC

world The Latest: Drivers Likely Didn't See the Other Before Crash

German Transport Minister Alexander Dobrint says the two passenger trains that crashed in Bavaria were on a curve and it appears that neither had time to brake before they hit head-on

48 minutes ago // Reuters

world Suicide bombing at Damascus police club kills several people: interior ministry

BEIRUT Reuters - A suicide car bomber blew himself up at a police officers' club in a residential district of Damascus on Tuesday, killing several people, Syria's interior ministry said, and Islamic State militants claimed responsibility.

49 minutes ago // USA Today

world Protests erupt in Hong Kong over food stalls

Hong Kong's Lunar New Year celebration descended into chaotic scenes as protesters and police, who fired warning shots into the air, clashed over a street market selling fishballs and other local holiday delicacies. Dozens were hurt. Feb. 9

51 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Hospital Patient Found 'Ablaze' Outside Kensington Palace

A man has died after being found "ablaze" outside Kensington Palace in the early hours of Tuesday morning, London's Metropolitan Police have confirmed

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world UK Media Groups Lose Secrecy Challenge on Terror Trial

Britain's media has lost a secrecy challenge in a terror trial

53 minutes ago // VOA

world US Embassy Warns of Attacks Targeting Foreigners in Kabul

The United States has warned its citizens in Afghanistan that insurgents are planning to attack foreign guest houses in the capital city of Kabul as of early this month. A U.S. Embassy statement issued early Tuesday says the warning is based on reports it has received, adding there is no further information regarding the timing, target, location, or method of any planned attack. Unidentified insurgents are planning to attack unidentified foreign guest houses in Kabul City, possibly near t

55 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Spain: Trash fire causes rail commuter chaos in Barcelona

Tens of thousands of commuters in the Spanish city of Barcelona suffered travel chaos Tuesday as smoke from a fire filled railway tunnels and forced authorities to suspend train service for several hours.

57 minutes ago // The Guardian

world St John's wort recalled after contaminated batches discovered

Health regulators issue urgent recall of tablets after 91,800 packets found to contain liver-damaging toxinThousands of packets of St Johns wort tablets have been recalled in the UK as a safety precaution after some were found to be contaminated with a toxin which could cause human liver damage.Health regulators issued an urgent recall of six batches of the herbal treatmen

59 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Lightning storms from space - timelapse video

Watch the timelapse video British astronaut Tim Peake posted on Twitter of lightning storms from the International Space Station. He says it was recorded as he flew from North Africa over Turkey towards Russia. Tim Peake fixes International Space Station power box video

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world At Least Nine Killed in German Train Collision

Two trains collided head-on in southern Bavaria, killing nine people and injuring more than 150, many seriously, German police said.

1 hour ago // UPI

world Eight die as commuter trains crash head-on in Germany

Ed AdamczykMUNICH, Germany, Feb. 9 UPI -- Eight passengers were killed in a head-on collision of two German commuter trains Tuesday morning, with 55 more passengers sustaining severe injuries.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Whale spotted off Norfolk coast

A whale is reported in shallow water off the Norfolk coast, less than a week after the death of another whale in the same waters.