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Afghan police say insurgents enter southern police compound

April 19, 2015

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan police chief says insurgents armed with guns and explosives have entered a police station in the southern city of Lashkar Gar after a suicide bomber... more »»

A search for the living among the dead in the Mediterranean

April 19, 2015

ROME (AP) — A crowded fishing boat that one survivor said carried 700 migrants capsized north of Libya overnight, and only a few dozen people were rescued Sunday, raising fears that it could... more »»

Fighting, airstrikes hit across Yemen as Saudis pledge aid

April 19, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Fighting and Saudi-led airstrikes targeting Shiite rebels struck Sunday across Yemen, officials said, as the United Nations said that Saudi Arabia had agreed to completely fun... more »»

Extremist past mars makeover of France's far-right party

April 19, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The timing could not have been worse. more »»

Ceremonies mark liberation of 2 Nazi camps 70 years ago

April 19, 2015

FUERSTENBERG, Germany (AP) — Officials in Germany solemnly commemorated the liberation of two Nazi concentration camps 70 years ago in the closing days of World War II. more »»

Video: Islamic State kills Ethiopian Christians in Libya

April 19, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Islamic State militants in Libya shot and beheaded groups of captive Ethiopian Christians, a video purportedly from the extremists showed Sunday. more »»

Jordan hosts international competition of anti-terror squads

April 19, 2015

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan on Sunday launched a competition among elite anti-terrorism squads from 18 countries, including fellow members of military coalitions fighting rebels in Yemen and... more »»

Immigrants describe threats in South Africa

April 19, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Fearful immigrants in South Africa who fled their homes because of threats and deadly attacks by South Africans said Sunday they were targeted in some cases by longtime... more »»

24 dead, 28 safe, hundreds missing as Med migrant boat sinks

April 19, 2015

ROME (AP) — A boat believed to be crowded with 700 migrants capsized in the waters north of Libya overnight, leaving at least 24 confirmed dead and sparking fears for what could become the... more »»

Sea of sorrows: Many migrants drown trying to reach Italy

April 19, 2015

ROME (AP) — Migrants seeking a better life in Europe have died by the thousands in the Mediterranean Sea in recent years while fleeing poverty and bloodshed in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. more »»

UN report finds Afghan women failed by justice system

April 19, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's women are being failed by the country's justice system as most complaints of domestic violence are dealt with through mediation rather than prosecution,... more »»

UN says Saudis commit to fund aid appeal for Yemen

April 19, 2015

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The United Nations says Saudi Arabia has agreed to completely cover the $273.7 million needed for emergency aid to avoid a humanitarian catastrophe inside Yemen.

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Boston Marathon winner who died century ago in WWI honored

April 19, 2015

VLAMERTINGE, Belgium (AP) — At the Vlamertinge Military Cemetery in Flanders Fields, the headstone of James Duffy usually stands unnoticed among the solemn rows. more »»

AP Exclusive: Chinese activist more determined after lockup

April 19, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — The most prominent of five recently released Chinese women's rights activists feels her dedication to the cause has grown stronger after spending 37 days in detention with... more »»

Kids of Cold War crocs going to Cuba on conservation mission

April 19, 2015

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Cuba's efforts to sustain the critically endangered Cuban crocodile are getting a boost from Sweden, home to a pair of reptiles that Fidel Castro gave to a Soviet cosmonaut four... more »»

Finns expected to vote for change in recession-hit country

April 19, 2015

HELSINKI (AP) — Finns are voting in parliamentary elections that will determine which coalition of parties can lead the country out of a three-year recession. more »»

Austerity's legacy: British election focused on UK economy

April 19, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron and his main opponent agree on one thing going into Britain's May 7 election: Voters should choose the next leader based on the health of the economy. more »»

Iran Guard rejects inspection of military sites

April 19, 2015

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guard says inspectors would be barred from military sites under any nuclear agreement with world powers.

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Breakaway Turkish Cypriots vote for new leader

April 19, 2015

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Turkish Cypriots are electing a new leader for the breakaway north of Cyprus in an unpredictable contest as talks to reunify the ethnically split island are expected to... more »»

Islamic State blamed for Afghan suicide bombing killing 35

April 18, 2015

FAIZABAD, Afghanistan (AP) — A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a line of people waiting outside a bank Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 and wounding 125 in an assaul... more »»

 
 
 

 

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