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Dalai Lama praises China's leader as 'realistic'

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

The Dalai Lama praised Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday for being "more realistic" and principled than his predecessors, a day after Xi's three-day visit to India ended.

Afghan presidential vote result to come Sunday

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Afghanistan's drawn-out presidential election may finally be coming to an end.

Kiribati leader visits Arctic on climate mission

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Fearing that his Pacific island nation could be swallowed by a rising ocean, the president of Kiribati says a visit to the melting Arctic has helped him appreciate the scale of the threat.

Security breached: Intruder gets into White House

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

The Secret Service is coming under renewed scrutiny after a man scaled the White House fence and made it all the way through the front door before he was apprehended.

Calif. fire hit with record amount of retardant

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Firefighters are dropping record-breaking amounts of retardants on a massive Northern California wildfire that is burning explosively because of the prolonged drought.

CIA stops spying on friendly nations in W. Europe

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Stung by the backlash over a German caught selling secrets to the U.S. and the revelations of surveillance by the National Security Agency, the CIA has stopped spying on friendly governments in Western Europe, according to current and former U.S. officials.

Jihadi ideologue calls for freeing British hostage

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

A renowned jihadi ideologue on Saturday urged the Islamic State group to release British aid worker Alan Henning, saying Islam forbids harming non-Muslims who work with relief agencies.

New Zealand prime minister wins 3rd term in office

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Prime Minister John Key won an emphatic victory Saturday in New Zealand's general election to return for a third term, a result that will be seen as an endorsement of the way his National Party has handled the economy.

Obama faces questions on prospect of expanded war

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

President Barack Obama's military campaign against Islamic State group extremists has already crept beyond the narrow parameters he first outlined three months ago.

India, China quietly struggle in Indian Ocean

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

At first glance, it looks like a diplomatic love-fest. There was Chinese President Xi Jinping, toasting the birthday of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a quiet dinner earlier this week in Modi's home state. There were the two leaders, deep in conversation as they walked along the Sabarmati River, Xi dressed in a Nehru jacket.