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KIEV - Ukraine's parliament approved Arseny Yatseniuk for a new term as prime minister on Thursday in a ceremony that countered reports of high-level disunity in a message to Russia over its backing of separatists in the country's east.
YANGON, November 27 - Myanmar's military turned down a dinner invitation from opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, lawmakers said on Thursday, after the Nobel laureate sought a meeting to build ties ahead of a proposed summit on changing the constitution.
NEW YORK - Millions of Americans were thankful just to arrive at their Thanksgiving feasts on Thursday after a snowstorm dumped up to 20 inches of snow on Eastern states, causing flight delays and power outages.
KABUL - An explosion shook houses in the diplomatic quarter of the Afghan capital on Thursday evening and was followed by heavy gunfire that could still be heard an hour later, according to Reuters witnesses and security officials.