The story of the World War I Christmas truce

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The legend of a Yuletide football match between British and German troops on the frontlines of battle is so good, it's still being told, embellished and re-lived 100 years later. Mark Phillips reports.

Boko Haram releases video of apparent civilian massacre

CBS World News - 0 sec ago
Nigerian extremists seen in video with so many corpses gunman have trouble reaching bodies still twitching with life

US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism sponsor list

AP World Headlines - 1 hour 8 min ago
HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an "act of cybervandalism," not one of war. 2014-12-21T05:34:00-05:00 2014-12-21T10:34:29-05:00

Pope's role in Cuba deal fractures Cuban-American flock

AP World Headlines - 1 hour 8 min ago
MIAMI (AP) — The key role Pope Francis played encouraging talks between Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro left fractures among his flock in South Florida, where many older Roman Catholics equate the Castro brothers with the devil. 2014-12-21T06:21:00-05:00 2014-12-21T11:21:47-05:00

Rising anger as Nicaragua canal to break ground

AP World Headlines - 1 hour 8 min ago
RIO GRANDE, Nicaragua (AP) — As a conscripted soldier during the Contra War of the 1980s, Esteban Ruiz used to flee from battles because he didn't want to have to kill anyone. But now, as the 47-year-old farmer prepares to fight for his land, Ruiz insists, "I'm not going to run." 2014-12-21T04:31:00-05:00 2014-12-21T09:31:48-05:00

Pope's Role in Cuba Deal Fractures Cuban-American Flock

ABC World Headlines - 1 hour 22 min ago
Pope Francis' role in US-Cuba thaw leaves some Cuban-American Catholics feeling abandoned

Pakistan Says Arrests Made in Taliban School Carnage

ABC World Headlines - 1 hour 25 min ago
Pakistani minister says arrests made in Taliban school carnage that killed 148

North Koreans Commemorate Kim Jong Il's Death

NBC World News - 1 hour 39 min ago
People in Pyongyang place flowers in front of a statue of Kim Jong Il to commemorate the leader's death 3 years ago.






Sierra Leone Urges Safe Burials to Stem Ebola

ABC World Headlines - 2 hours 21 min ago
As burials fuel Ebola outbreak, prominent Sierra Leoneans urge families to hold safe funerals

Pakistani minister says arrests made in Taliban school carnage that killed 148

Fox World - 2 hours 22 min ago
Pakistan's interior minister says authorities have made arrests in the case of the Taliban school attack that killed 148 in the northwestern city of Peshawar.

Belarusian Independent News Sites Blocked

ABC World Headlines - 2 hours 59 min ago
Independent news sites blocked in authoritarian Belarus

Rising Anger as Nicaragua Canal to Break Ground

ABC World Headlines - 3 hours 3 min ago
Nicaragua canal plan sparks anger as residents fear displacement; backers vow economic boom

Russia's sole independent TV forced into meager studio

AP World Headlines - 3 hours 8 min ago
MOSCOW (AP) — Among the five TV journalists interviewing Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, the odd one out was easy to spot. Mikhail Zygar's questions were sharper than those of the others, who headed back to spacious television studios while Zygar broadcast his piece from a Moscow living room. 2014-12-21T01:31:00-05:00 2014-12-21T06:31:43-05:00

Nicaragua canal plan sparks anger as residents fear displacement; backers vow economic boom

Fox World - 3 hours 52 min ago
As a conscripted soldier during the Contra War of the 1980s, Esteban Ruiz used to flee from battles because he didn't want to have to kill anyone.

Independent news sites blocked in authoritarian Belarus

Fox World - 3 hours 52 min ago
Several independent news websites have been blocked in the former Soviet republic of Belarus, where the government exerts close control of news media.

Kurds push into Sinjar; Iraqis battle for airport

AP World Headlines - 4 hours 10 min ago
SINJAR, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi Kurdish fighters, backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, pushed their way Sunday into the town of Sinjar, captured by the Islamic State militants last summer. 2014-12-21T02:17:00-05:00 2014-12-21T07:17:15-05:00

US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism sponsor list

AP World Headlines - 4 hours 10 min ago
HONOLULU (AP) — The United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back onto its list of state sponsors of terrorism, President Barack Obama said as the U.S. decides how to respond to the cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment that law enforcement has blamed on the communist nation. 2014-12-21T02:57:00-05:00 2014-12-21T07:57:57-05:00

Obama says US can influence new generation in Cuba

AP World Headlines - 4 hours 10 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said his plan to normalize relations with Cuba gives the U.S. a chance to influence events at an important moment of change for the communist nation, and he brushed off critics who accuse him of kowtowing to dictators. 2014-12-21T03:01:00-05:00 2014-12-21T08:01:36-05:00

Man Rescued After 3 Days Stuck in a Well

NBC World News - 4 hours 12 min ago
Crews rescue a man in eastern China from a well. The man had been stuck for three days before finally being pulled out. He said his legs were numb, but he is reportedly recovering at a local hospital.






Egypt President Awards Medal to Retired Spy Chief

ABC World Headlines - 4 hours 24 min ago
Egypt President awards retired spy chief with one of state's highest awards

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