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New US ambassador has tough job in Moscow

November 19, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Ask most Russians and they will tell you that the United States instigated the conflict in Ukraine with the ultimate aim of subjugating Russia. more »»

AP Exclusive: From IS militant to Iraq informant

November 19, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — The former Islamic State group commander walked into the visitors' room of his Baghdad prison, without the usual yellow jumpsuit and shackles his fellow inmates wear. more »»

US airstrike hits al-Qaida-held town in Syria

November 19, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — An overnight American-led airstrike struck al-Qaida militants in northwestern Syria, the U.S. military and Syrian activists said Wednesday. more »»

Amid Ebola cases, Mali braces borders and beyond

November 19, 2014

KOUREMALE, Mali (AP) — On Mali's dusty border with Ebola-stricken Guinea, travelers have a new stop: Inside a white tent, masked medical workers zap incomers with infrared thermometer guns and... more »»

Rebels back Colombia peace talks after capture

November 19, 2014

HAVANA (AP) — Colombia*s largest rebel group energetically defended negotiations aimed at ending a half-century insurgency even as those talks hung in the balance following the rebels' surprise... more »»

NKorea may be restarting nuke fuel reprocessing

November 19, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time in nearly six years North Korea may be restarting a plant that can reprocess nuclear fuel into weapons-grade plutonium, a U.S. more »»

New Kurdish offensive targets Islamic State group

November 19, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Kurdish forces, backed by U.S. more »»

Protest plan derails Thai showings of Hunger Games

November 19, 2014

BANGKOK (AP) — A cinema chain in Thailand's capital has canceled all screenings of the latest "The Hunger Games" movie after a student group planned a protest at a theater against the country's... more »»

Keeper at British zoo seriously injured by rhino

November 19, 2014

LONDON (AP) — A keeper at Britain's largest zoo was being treated at a hospital Wednesday after he was seriously injured in an incident involving a rhino. more »»

4 Taliban militants killed in failed Afghan attack

November 19, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Four Taliban militants who attacked a compound housing foreign workers in the Afghan capital were killed Wednesday night in a failed assault there, police said, the... more »»

Brazil environmentalists: greenhouse gases rise

November 19, 2014

SAO PAULO (AP) — Emission levels of greenhouse gases in Latin America's biggest country were almost 8 percent higher in 2013 than one year earlier, a Brazilian network of environmental groups sai... more »»

Jailed Venezuelan leader to skip court in protest

November 19, 2014

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez says he will skip his own trial to draw attention to a United Nations request for his freedom. more »»

Malawi: Children protest over teachers' strike

November 19, 2014

BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — About 500 schoolchildren broke classroom windows and damaged cars to protest a strike by their teachers in Malawi's commercial capital, Blantyre, on Wednesday. more »»

Police arrest guru ending India standoff

November 19, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police on Wednesday arrested a controversial religious leader at his sprawling ashram in northern India, ending a days-long standoff in which six people died and hundreds were... more »»

Somali-American who helped Mogadishu gov't killed

November 19, 2014

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Gunmen shot and killed a Somali-American from Minnesota who had left a well-paying job in the U.S. more »»

UN announces 12-hour truce in Libya's Benghazi

November 19, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Libya's warring parties in the eastern city of Benghazi agreed to a 12-hour humanitarian truce Wednesday.

U.N. Special Representative Bernardino Leon said the U.N. more »»

Suspected US strikes hit Syrian al-Qaida-held town

November 19, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — An airstrike believed to have been carried out by the U.S.-led coalition overnight hit a town controlled by al-Qaida militants in northwestern Syria, activists said Wednesday. more »»

Israel troops demolish Palestinian attacker's home

November 19, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — The east Jerusalem home of a Palestinian who carried out a deadly attack last month was demolished Wednesday, hours after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised strict... more »»

Clergy plead for interfaith tolerance in Jerusalem

November 19, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Clergy representing Christians, Jews and Muslims met Wednesday near the Jerusalem synagogue where five people died in a grisly Palestinian attack to plead for tolerance amid... more »»

Police: Miss Honduras, sister apparently killed

November 19, 2014

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Two bodies believed to belong to Miss Honduras 2014 and her sister have been found buried near the spa where they disappeared six days ago, the Honduras National... more »»

 
 
 

 

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