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600 take the plunge in unusual St. Petersburg swim

August 12, 2018

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — More than 600 swimmers from 13 countries have stroked their way through one of Russia's most scenic and historic settings on Sunday, circling the St. more »»

His name is Idris Elba, but will he be first black Bond?

August 12, 2018

LONDON (AP) — British actor Idris Elba is stoking speculation he may take over the role of James Bond when Daniel Craig steps aside, offering an enigmatic Twitter post that fueled the buzz about... more »»

Blast in northern Syria kills at least 36; cause unclear

August 12, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — An explosion in northern Syria killed at least 36 people Sunday and wounded many others, but the cause of the blast wasn't immediately known, opposition activists said. more »»

US ambassador urges UK to back Trump on Iran nuke deal

August 12, 2018

LONDON (AP) — The U.S. more »»

The Latest: Death toll from Syria blast climbs to 36

August 12, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local):

4:30 p.m. more »»

Aid group: Ships not willing to save Mediterranean migrants

August 12, 2018

ROME (AP) — Migrants in distress at sea have told their rescuers that several ships passed them by without offering assistance, a European aid group said Sunday while seeking safe harbor for a... more »»

Malians vote in presidential runoff amid security concerns

August 12, 2018

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Malians are voting Sunday in a second round presidential election to determine if incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keita will remain in office in this sprawling West African nation... more »»

5 nations sign deal on Caspian Sea water, fishing rights

August 12, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Leaders of the five countries along the Caspian Sea have signed a convention aimed at ending decades-long uncertainty over exploitation of its resources. more »»

Steve Bannon weighs in on UK burqa debate, Boris Johnson

August 12, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Republican strategist Steve Bannon weighed into British politics Sunday in a wide-ranging interview in which he defended former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's comments about... more »»

Congo's latest Ebola outbreak taking place in a war zone

August 12, 2018

BENI, Congo (AP) — Highlighting the dangers in containing an Ebola outbreak in a war zone, suspected rebels killed seven people in northeastern Congo and sent residents fleeing, an official said. more »»

Ige wins Hawaii Democratic governor primary

August 12, 2018

HONOLULU (AP) — Despite a challenging first term marked by both natural and man-made disasters, Hawaii Gov. more »»

Suspected jihadis kill 6 in east Burkina Faso

August 12, 2018

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso State TV reports that five gendarmes and one civilian have been killed between the rural communes of Boungou and Ougarou in the nation's far east. more »»

Blast in northern Syria kills at least 18; cause unclear

August 12, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists say an explosion in the country's north has killed at least 18 people and wounded many others. The cause of the blast wasn't immediately known. more »»

4 Jordanian troops, 3 suspected militants dead in clash

August 12, 2018

SALT, Jordan (AP) — Jordanian search teams pulled the bodies of three suspected militants from the rubble of their hideout, a government official said Sunday, hours after assailants opened fire... more »»

Bodies of 3 suspected militants found after Jordan shootout

August 12, 2018

SALT, Jordan (AP) — Jordanian search teams pulled the bodies of three suspected militants from the rubble of their hideout, a government official said Sunday, hours after assailants opened fire... more »»

Taliban's political stature rises with talks in Uzbekistan

August 12, 2018

ISLAMABAD (AP) — In a rare diplomatic foray and the strongest sign yet of increasing Taliban political clout in the region, the head of the insurgents' political office led a delegation to... more »»

Manchester police say 10 people hospitalized after shooting

August 12, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Police in Manchester say 10 people have been hospitalized as the result of a shooting after a Caribbean carnival in the city. more »»

Taliban travel from Afghanistan to Uzbekistan for talks

August 12, 2018

ISLAMABAD (AP) — In a rare diplomatic foray and the strongest sign yet of the Taliban's increasing political presence in the region, the head of the militant group's political office led a... more »»

V.S. Naipaul, Nobel Prize-winning author, dies at 85

August 12, 2018

LONDON (AP) — V.S. Naipaul, the Trinidad-born Nobel laureate whose precise and lyrical writing in such novels as "A Bend in the River" and "A House for Mr. more »»

Nobel Prize-winning author V.S. Naipaul dies at 85

August 12, 2018

LONDON (AP) — V.S. Naipaul, the Trinidad-born Nobel laureate whose precise and lyrical writing in such novels as "A Bend in the River" and "A House for Mr. more »»

 
 
 

 

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