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Thousands Of Anti-Government Protesters March In Pakistan

The demonstrators allege election fraud by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and are demanding he step down. The political instability has prompted fears of a possible army coup.

Aid Is On The Way For Eastern Ukraine, If Only It Can Pass The Checkpoints

Both Ukraine and Russia say they're trying to send supplies to residents in eastern Ukraine. But with tensions on both sides running high, that aid may take a while to arrive.

Germany Eavesdropped On Kerry, Clinton, Magazine Says

Der Spiegel reports that the current and former U.S. secretary of state were the inadvertent targets of German surveillance.

What's Behind Those Abuse-Of-Power Charges Against Perry?

The indictment stems from the Texas governor's veto of funding for a public integrity office after the Democratic head of the office was arrested for drunk driving.

Ebola Quiz: How Much Do You Know About The Outbreak?

The virus has been in the headlines since March, but both in Africa and the rest of the world, there's a lot of confusion. Take our Ebola quiz to see if you've kept up with all the twists and turns.

Fresh Tensions Flare In Ferguson, Mo., With More Tear Gas, Looting

A 24-hour period of calm broke early Saturday when police returned to the streets in riot gear and some protesters looted stores and broke car windows. Other demonstrators helped restore calm.

After Shooting, LAPD Uses Friendlier Face To Avoid Ferguson's Woes

In LA, police shot and killed an African-American man during a scuffle with officers Monday. While it angered many black members of the community, it hasn't sparked the same unrest as in Ferguson, Mo.

Smyrna Man To Host Rally For Ferguson Teen In Atlanta

Georgians across the state are showing solidarity with protestors and police in Ferguson, Missouri. There are several demonstrations happening, including one Saturday afternoon in Atlanta. Darryl Pittman of Smyrna is hosting that rally across the street from Atlanta's Cumberland Mall.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Indicted On Abuse-Of-Power Charges

An ethics complaint was opened last year after the governor vetoed funding for state public corruption prosecutors. Perry had said he would carry out the veto unless a district attorney resigned.

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