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At least 50 have died this week in Kiev clashes they’d been shot; protesters report government using snipers

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LONDON, Feb. 20 (UPI) — The judge in the British phone-hacking trial of Rebekah Brooks told the jury to find the ex-editor not guilty on a charge concerning a photo of Prince William.

Suicide bomb detonates in Kabul; 1 dead, 4 injured

KABUL, Afghanistan, Feb. 20 (UPI) — At least one person died and four others were injured Thursday after a suicide bomb detonated at a building compound in Kabul, Afghanistan, an official said.

Five polling places bombed in Derna, Libya, ahead of voting

DERNA, Libya, Feb. 20 (UPI) — Five of 18 polling places in Derna, Libya, were bombed early Thursday, severely damaging several buildings and intimidating voters, election officials said.

North Korean, South Korean family members reunite

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Feb. 20 (UPI) — More than 250 North Korean and South Korean family members were reunited Thursday, many for the first time since they were separated by war, officials said.

Iran, P5-plus-1 agree to March nuclear talks

VIENNA, Feb. 20 (UPI) — Iran and representatives of six world leaders have agreed to a timetable for negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, officials said Thursday.

Ukraine truce ends; 20 dead in renewed clashes

KIEV, Ukraine, Feb. 20 (UPI) — At least 20 people were killed Thursday in Kiev as fighting between the Ukrainian government and protesters reignited, protesters said.

15 militants killed in airstrikes by Pakistan’s military

ISLAMABAD, Feb. 20 (UPI) — Pakistani military said airstrikes in North Waziristan Thursday killed 15 militants as peace talks with the Taliban were halted over rising militant violence.

China tells North Korea it will never allow peninsular war

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Feb. 20 (UPI) — China informed North Korea its goal is the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, noting it will “never allow war or chaos” in the region.

Beauty queen dies after being shot during Venezuelan protest

CARACAS, Venezuela, Feb. 20 (UPI) — A university student and beauty queen who supported the Venezuelan opposition died Wednesday, a day after she was wounded during a demonstration.
British court: Detention of journalist's partner was lawful

British court: Detention of journalist’s partner was lawful

LONDON, Feb. 20 (UPI) — The detention of journalist Glenn Greenwald’s partner during a London layover was justified by national security, a British court ruled Wednesday.

Inter-Korean family reunions set to begin

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Feb. 19 (UPI) — The much-awaited reunion of Korean families separated since the 1950-53 Korean War appeared set Thursday with elderly South Koreans traveling to North Korea.

Man admits laundering proceeds of bank heist linked to IRA

CORK, Ireland, Feb. 19 (UPI) — An Irish financial adviser has admitted laundering some of the proceeds of the huge robbery, blamed on the IRA, of a bank in Northern Ireland.

Appeals court upholds raid on Kim Dotcom’s New Zealand home

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Feb. 19 (UPI) — A New Zealand appeals court says police acted lawfully when they raided Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom’s mansion.

Two ex-Navy SEALs found dead aboard Maersk Alabama in Seychelles

PORT VICTORIA, Seychelles, Feb. 19 (UPI) — Two former U.S. Navy SEALs working for a security firm were found dead in the Maersk Alabama container ship in the Seychelles, police said Wednesday.

Israeli military prosecutor: Night raids may be dropped

JERUSALEM, Feb. 19 (UPI) — Israel’s chief military prosecutor on the West Bank says the army plans to give Palestinian suspects summonses instead of arresting them in night raids.

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