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world The Latest: NATO chief: Alliance has not rekindled Cold War

The Latest on the security conference in Munich all times local:

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world Mali: Extremists claim attack that killed 5 peacekeepers

A group that tracks jihadi activity online says Mali-based Islamic extremists have claimed responsibility for an attack on a U.N. base that killed five peacekeepers.

24 minutes ago // USA Today

world Georgia defense minister compares EU integration to soccer

Georgia's Defense Minister TinaKhidasheli used a soccer analogy Saturday to describe her country's interest in closer integration with the European Union.

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world South Sudan Rebel Leader Says He Is Will Take up VP Position

South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar says he has accepted his appointment as President Salva Kiir's vice president but insists that adequate security arrangements must be made

27 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Fire at Sea review a powerful study of migrant crisis

Italian director Gianfranco Rosi creates an unsentimental documentary about the carnage and despair as Lampedusans struggle to deal with desperate refugeesIn 2013 Gianfranco Rosi won the Golden Lion at Venice with Sacro GRA, a lyrical documentary about of all things the buzz of activity around Romes ring-road, the Grande Raccordo Anulare. Now Rosi has put his quiet observational skills and judicious sense of shot selection to work on a far more hot-button topic: the Sicilian

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world The Latest: Activists Say Turkey Shelling Kurds in Syria

Syrian opposition activists say Turkish troops are firing artillery shells at areas in northern Syria that are held by Syrian Kurdish fighters

29 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Russian Official Calls Entanglements a 'New Cold War'

Russias prime minister said the world was fighting a new Cold War, warning of grave consequences for the West if it didnt cooperate with Russia in Syria and elsewhere.

30 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world The Latest: Al Horford arrives at All-Star weekend

The Latest on Saturdays events at the NBAs All-Star Weekend in Toronto all times local:

30 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Somalia: Al-Shabab claims responsibility for plane bomb

Somalias Islamic extremist rebels, al-Shabab, said Saturday they carried out the bombing of a commercial passenger jet earlier this month that blew a hole in the fuselage, sucking out the suspected bomber and forcing the plane to make an emergency landing.

30 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Syrian troops capture village near northern city of Aleppo

Syrian government forces on Saturday captured another village near Aleppo, tightening the noose around rebel-held parts of the northern city, Syrian state TV and an opposition activist group said.

30 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Pope opens Mexico visit after historic stop with patriarch

Pope Francis kicked off his first day in Mexico with a long popemobile ride past adoring crowds, launching into a day that starts with tough-love speeches to the countrys political and church elite and ends with a silent prayer before the Virgin of Guadalupe at the largest and most important Marian shrine in the world.

32 minutes ago // BBC

world France 10-9 Ireland

Maxime Medard's late try snatches victory for France over Ireland in an attritional Six Nations contest in Paris.

35 minutes ago // ABC

world The Latest: NATO Chief: Alliance Has Not Rekindled Cold War

NATO's top official is rejecting Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's suggestion that the Western military alliance has rekindled the Cold War

43 minutes ago // ABC

world Mali: Extremists Claim Attack That Killed 5 Peacekeepers

A group that tracks jihadi activity online says Mali-based Islamic extremists have claimed responsibility for an attack on a U.N. base that killed 5 peacekeepers

45 minutes ago // The Telegraph

world Brazil mobilises 200,000 military personnel in 'day of action' against Zika virus

Rio de Janeiro will host the Olympics in August, so defeating the virus on the city's streets is the central priority

45 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Brazil troops battle Zika mosquitoes

More than 200,000 army, navy and air force troops are fanning out across Brazil to show people how to eliminate the Aedes aegypti mosquito that spreads the Zika virus, which many health officials believe is linked to severe birth defects.

45 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world The Latest: Kobe gets a set of Jordans as a retirement gift

The Latest on Saturdays events at the NBAs All-Star Weekend in Toronto all times local:

45 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world At least 4 killed when car plunges into Swedish canal

Swedish police say at least four people were killed when a car plunged more than 25 meters 82 feet from a highway bridge into a canal in Swedens capital of Stockholm.

46 minutes ago // VOA

world Pope-Patriarch Meeting Seen by Russians as Significant

Russians ranging from Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to ordinary citizens are seeing the landmark meeting of the heads of the Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches as having significance far beyond religious doctrine. The meeting in Havana, Cuba, on Friday between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill was the first between the two church's leaders. Popes have previously met with other leaders of Orthodox churches; the two churches split about a millennium ago. Russia's is the largest of

46 minutes ago // BBC

world NZ beach crowdfund bid hits target

A crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to bid for a private New Zealand beach for public use hits its target - bidders now face a wait to see if they are successful.

51 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Medieval boat raised from riverbed

A medieval ship has been raised from a riverbed in the Netherlands where it has rested untouched for 500 years.

57 minutes ago // CBS

world Five things to watch for in the CBS Republican debate

The stakes are high as candidates head into primary period relying less on retail politics, more on moments

58 minutes ago // New York Times

world Francis, in Mexico to Speak for the Powerless, Is Greeted With Pomp

President Enrique Pea Nieto and assorted dignitaries welcomed the pope to Mexico City on Saturday morning with full honors.

59 minutes ago // ABC

world Pope Opens Mexico Visit After Historic Stop With Patriarch

Pope Francis has kicked off his first trip to Mexico with a long popemobile ride past cheering crowds on a day that will see him meet with the country's political and church elite and end with a silent prayer before the Virgin of Guadalupe

1 hour ago // ABC

world Somalia: Al-Shabab Claims Responsibility for Plane Bomb

Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels, al-Shabab, say they carried out the bombing of a commercial passenger jet earlier this month that blew a hole in the fuselage, sucking out the suspected bomber and forcing the plane to make an emergency landing

1 hour ago // Time

world These Are the Winners of the TIME India Awards

The awards kicked off the "Make in India" week in Mumbai

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Al-Shabaab claims responsibility for bombing that left hole in Airbus A321

Somalian Muslim insurgents say they were behind explosion triggered by passenger who appeared on CCTV to receive laptop from airport workersSomalias al-Shabaab insurgents have claimed responsibility for an explosion that left a gaping hole in an Airbus A321 last week. The suspected suicide bomber was sucked out of the Daallo Airlines plane through a 1m-wide hole when

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Al-Shabaab claims responsibility for bombing that left hole in Airbus A321

Somalian Muslim insurgents say they were behind explosion triggered by passenger who appeared on CCTV to receive laptop from airport workersSomalias al-Shabaab insurgents have claimed responsibility for an explosion that left a gaping hole in an Airbus A321 last week. The suspected suicide bomber was sucked out of the Daallo Airlines plane through a 1m-wide hole when the blast ripped open the cabin mid-air on 2 February. The aircraft was forced to make an emergency land

1 hour ago // The Times of India

world Donald Trump's profanity may be fodder for rivals at Republican debate

Donald Trump will face pressure at a debate with his Republican rivals on Saturday night to show a more presidential side to his personality in South Carolina, where his frequent use of profanity has become an issue.

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world At Least 4 Killed When Car Plunges Into Swedish Canal

Swedish police say at least four people were killed when a car plunged more than 25 meters from a highway bridge into a canal in Stockholm

1 hour ago // Fox News

world Toronto Zoo polar bear cub sees first snow

The Toronto Zoo released video Friday of their three-month-old polar bear cub getting her first introduction to snow.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Brazil deploys soldiers over Zika virus

More than 200,000 Brazilian soldiers are sent across the country to warn people of the risks of the Zika virus.

1 hour ago // The Washington Post

world SAfrica: Rescuers suspend search after second mine collapse

A second collapse of a mine shaft on Saturday has forced rescuers to suspend a search for three people who have been trapped underground for more than a week at a South African mine.

1 hour ago // The Washington Post

world Pope opens Mexico visit after historic stop with patriarch

Pope Francis kicked off his first trip to Mexico on Saturday with a long popemobile ride past cheering crowds on a day that will start with tough love speeches to the countrys political and church elite and end with a silent prayer before the Virgin of Guadalupe at the largest and most important Marian shrine in the world.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Surgery to end Smith's Paralympic dream

Paralympic cycling hopeful David Smith needs more surgery on a spinal tumour, ending his chances of competing in Rio.

1 hour ago // ABC

world The Latest: Pope Greets Faithful on 1st Full Day in Mexico

Pope Francis has arrived at Mexico's presidential palace for an official welcome ceremony after taking a 14-kilometer 8.7-mile journey through Mexico City in his popemobile, to the adoration of tens of thousands of people who lined the route