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Before papal visit, Manila can take papal selfies

September 10, 2014

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — In Asia's bastion of Roman Catholic faith, images of Pope Francis are getting the pop star treatmen. more »»

Image of Asia: Resting on the water in Indonesia

September 10, 2014

In this photo by Achmad Ibrahim, two workers sleep on a raft at Jakarta's Sunda Kelapa port, which was built more than 450 years ago during Indonesia's years as a Portuguese colon. more »»

9 topless activists cleared in Notre Dame protest

September 10, 2014

PARIS (AP) — A Paris court on Wednesday threw out a legal complaint against nine activists who bared their breasts in a protest at Notre Dame Cathedral but ruled that three security guards who... more »»

Student who brought Ebola to Senegal has recovered

September 10, 2014

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A Senegalese doctor says the student who brought Ebola to the West African country has recovered. more »»

Kerry, Iraqi PM embrace unity to defeat insurgency

September 10, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — With a new Iraqi government finally in place and a growing Mideast consensus on defeating insurgent threats, U.S. more »»

Philippines plans to give Muslims autonomous zone

September 10, 2014

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The president of the overwhelmingly Catholic Philippines proposed Wednesday to give Muslims in the south the ability to run their own government under their own flag,... more »»

Lufthansa cancels 140 flights in pilots' strike

September 10, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — Lufthansa has canceled 140 flights after pilots walked off the job at Munich airport — their fourth strike in five months in a dispute that has cost Germany's largest airline tens o... more »»

Syrian rebel group names new leaders after blast

September 10, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — An ultraconservative Syrian rebel group named a new leader and military chief on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after an explosion killed nearly a dozen of its senior figures in a... more »»

Obama outlining mission to fight Islamic militants

September 10, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an address to the nation, President Barack Obama will outline an expanded military and political effort to combat Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, possibly includin... more »»

Pakistan airstrikes hit Taliban hideouts, kill 65

September 10, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani warplanes struck five militant hideouts in a Taliban stronghold near the Afghan border on Wednesday, killing 65 insurgents, the military sai. more »»

Ukraine pledges more autonomy to rebellious east

September 10, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president promised Wednesday to introduce a bill as early as next week that would offer greater autonomy to rebellious regions in the pro-Russia east, where... more »»

Pistorius: How the verdict will be delivered

September 10, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Guilty or not guilty? The verdict in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial will not be delivered so simply. more »»

Thousands flee as Pakistan floods spread to plains

September 10, 2014

JHANG, Pakistan (AP) — Thousands of people fled their homes in Pakistan on Wednesday as monsoon flooding that has already inundated the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir coursed down onto the... more »»

Currency question at heart of Scottish debate

September 10, 2014

LONDON (AP) — In for a penny, in for a pound.

There'll be no going back if Scotland votes for independence from the United Kingdom on Sept. 18. more »»

Philippines' autonomy bill aims to end conflict

September 10, 2014

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president submitted a draft law to Congress on Wednesday that aims to end four decades of rebellion by Muslims in the south by granting them more autonom... more »»

Topless activists cleared over Notre Dame protest

September 10, 2014

PARIS (AP) — A Paris court has thrown out a legal case against nine activists who bared their breasts in a rowdy protest inside Notre Dame Cathedral, ruling that there was insufficient evidence o... more »»

Extremist threat hangs over key Tunisia elections

September 10, 2014

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — When masked gunmen started pounding on the door last week, politician Mohamed Al Nasri leapt from the second-floor window into a neighbor's home. more »»

Kerry to meet with new Iraqi prime minister

September 10, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — With a new Iraqi government finally in place and a growing Mideast consensus on defeating insurgent threats, U.. more »»

Gaza war is over, but Jerusalem violence remains

September 10, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — While the world's attention was focused on the airstrikes and rockets over Gaza and Israel this summer, a wave of violence hit the streets of Jerusalem — and is still roiling... more »»

Palestinian killed in Israeli raid in West Bank

September 10, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli troops killed a Palestinian man during an arrest raid in the West Bank early Wednesday that was met with violent resistance, the military and a Palestinian medic said. more »»

 
 

 

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