The province where the attacks took place has been the site of a separatist insurgency and violence by other militants.
Egyptian state TV says six policemen and a border guard kidnapped by suspected militants in the Sinai Peninsula last week have been freed.
The authorities said they had likely found all the bodies beneath the rubble left by this week´s giant tornado.
The plan to assure safety in factories in Bangladesh, forged after a deadly fire, could put American retailers who use the factories at risk for litigation, some specialists say.
Sony is considering a proposal from the American hedge fund Third Point to spin off part of its entertainment business but emphasized the discussions were preliminary and that the company had set no timetable for a response.
While Wednesday´s I.R.S. hearing felt like an unforgiving, angry inquisition, senators seemed halfhearted in their desire to beat up on Apple, which has been accused of dodging taxes.
The SĂŁo Paulo stock exchange is trying to accommodate high·speed traders, even as regulators around the world are skeptical of the sector.
The 133·acre Clichy Batignolles, named for the adjoining neighborhoods in northwest Paris, will include offices, housing, a park and a court complex.
One day before President Obama is due to deliver a speech on national security, his administration formally acknowledged that the United States had killed American citizens in Yemen and Pakistan.
Britain´s top security officials met Wednesday evening after police officers shot two men suspected of killing what some reports identified as a British soldier.
Kim Jong·un sent a top official to China as ties between the two countries remained strained over Pyongyang´s nuclear program.
The Lede is following developments in Moore, Okla., where rescue workers continue to dig through debris searching for victims.
The stepped·up support President Bashar al·Assad of Syria has received from Iran and Hezbollah appears to have fortified his belief that he can hang on to power and prevail militarily.
The risk of more tornadoes in the region remained high early Tuesday as rescuers worked frantically to find survivors in an area along the edge of Oklahoma City.
Airstrikes were reported on Tuesday amid conflicting accounts about the progress of the battle for Qusayr, a town in western Syrian long held by anti·government forces.
Jamie Dimon held on to his title of chairman after JPMorgan´s shareholders defeated a proposal to split the chairman and chief executive roles.
Afghan investigators say the man was seen in a videotape undergoing torture at the hands of an Afghan·American translator for a U.S. Special Forces unit.
Speaking to business leaders in the Indian capital, Prime Minister Li Keqiang said a âfew clouds in the skyâ couldn´t disrupt the Asian giants´ relationship.
A council representing 12,000 officers who issue documents will join a council representing 7,700 deportation agents in fighting a Senate proposal.
A day after Yahoo´s board approved a deal to acquire Tumblr for $1.1 billion, Marissa Mayer, Yahoo´s chief executive, and David Karp, Tumblr´s founder, reassured users that Tumblr would continue to operate as it did before.
A series of car bombs in Baghdad and Basra deepened worries that Iraq is spiraling toward levels of violence not seen since 2006.
Twenty children are among the dead, and 143 people were hurt; neighborhoods have been leveled; some students and staff members may still be trapped in an elementary school.
Fighting in Qusayr, described as a turning point in Syria´s ongoing civil war, saw increasing casualties for the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah as it joined its biggest battle yet in support of President Bashar al·Assad.
A Congressional panel´s findings were remarkable both for the tens of billions of dollars involved and for Apple´s audacity in saying some of its subsidiaries are stateless and beyond any tax authority´s reach.
A suicide bomber killed 14 people Monday in Baghlan Province, including Rasul Mohseni, who was widely seen as the most powerful man in the region.
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