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Japan Says Premier Supported Ceremony Honoring War Criminals

published about 6 hours ago
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a message of support to an April ceremony honoring Japanese war criminals from World War II, a government spokesman said Wednesday.

Afghan Candidate Withdraws From Audit of Presidential Vote

published about 7 hours ago
Aides to Abdullah Abdullah walked out of the election commission’s headquarters Wednesday after a series of technical demands made by his campaign went unmet.

World Briefing: China: Judge Says Graft Inquiry Shows Party Follows Rule of Law

published about 10 hours ago
China’s top judge said that the ruling Communist Party’s decision to investigate the former chief of domestic security demonstrates that no party member is above the law, the semiofficial China News Service reported.

The New Cost of Weekend Grilling

published about 12 hours ago
The New Cost of Weekend Grilling
Rising food bills challenge consumers' internal price barriers and lead to trade-offs.

Israel, Hamas Agree to Open-Ended Cease-Fire

published about 12 hours ago
Israel, Hamas Agree to Open-Ended Cease-Fire
Israel and Hamas agreed to their first open-ended cease-fire after seven weeks of military confrontation and will resume truce talks in Cairo in the coming days.