The Indonesian volcano Mt. Merapi erupted on Wednesday in its biggest explosion so far, prompting evacuations from previously safe areas and sending earlier evacuees even further from the site of the blasts.
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One week after Indonesia's Mount Merapi unleashed its major blast, evacuation centers have reached capacity. Ongoing eruptions have sent more people fleeing and forced cancellation of some international flights.
Kurdish rebels also announced the extension of a cease-fire, but Turkey's array of militant groups present a formidable list of possible culprits.
A military jury sentenced Omar Khadr, the youngest Guantánamo detainee, to 40 years prison. But an earlier plea agreement means he is expected to serve no more than eight.
At least 37 people were killed when Iraqi forces stormed a Baghdad church that was seized Sunday afternoon by Al Qaeda-linked gunmen.
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White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan says authorities "have to presume" there might be more mail bombs like the ones pulled from planes in England and the United Arab Emirates.
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula was behind the failed Christmas Day bomb attempt last year. US authorities believe the terrorist group is focusing on small-scale attacks against the West.