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Twin protests suspend life in Pakistani capital

August 18, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Twin protests demanding the Pakistani government step down have wreaked havoc in the capital, Islamabad, where commuters must circumvent shipping containers and barbed wire to ge... more »»

Ebola health workers battle death, heat, rumors

August 18, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Doctors and nurses fighting Ebola in West Africa are working 14-hour days, seven days a week, wearing head-to-toe gear in the heat of muddy clinics. Agonizing death is the norm. more »»

Ukraine: rebels fire on civilian convoy

August 18, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine claimed Monday that rebels in the east of the country fired rockets and mortars on civilians trying to flee from the region's intense fighting. more »»

Sides in Gaza talks dig in as cease-fire end looms

August 18, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Israeli and Palestinian negotiators in Egypt-mediated Gaza truce talks hardened their positions Monday ahead of the expiration of a five-day cease-fire, though both sides appeared... more »»

In Gaza, emotional wounds of war remain unhealed

August 18, 2014

BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — Shahed Quishta was curled up in an armchair one late afternoon during the Gaza war when a shell slammed into her living room. more »»

Strong quake hits remote area in southwest Iran

August 18, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A strong, magnitude 6.2 earthquake jolted a sparsely populated mountainous province near Iran's border with Iraq on Monday, Iranian state television reported. more »»

Novice matadors' hunger strike over bullfight ban

August 18, 2014

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Two years after Bogota's leftist mayor suspended bullfights at the capital's history-steeped bullring, a clutch of apprentice matadors is pressing for their reinstatement... more »»

Pope to Koreans: Reject suspicion, forge peace

August 18, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Pope Francis wrapped up his first trip to Asia on Monday by challenging Koreans —from the North and the South — to reject the "mindset of suspicion and confrontation"... more »»

Pope greets, consoles Korean 'comfort women'

August 18, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Pope Francis has blessed and consoled a group of women who were used as sex slaves for the Japanese military during World War II. more »»

Elderly ex-sex slaves want solace, help from pope

August 18, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Lee Yong-soo hopes a meeting Monday with Pope Francis will provide some solace for the pain that still feels fresh more than seven decades after Japanese soldiers forced... more »»

Pope wraps up Asia trip with call for Korean peace

August 18, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Pope Francis is wrapping up his first visit to Asia with a Mass for peace and reconciliation in Seoul's cathedral attended by the South Korean president and a handful of... more »»

Ukraine says troops entered rebel-held city

August 17, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Army troops have penetrated deep inside a rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine in what could prove a breakthrough development in the four-month-long conflict, the... more »»

Kurdish forces retake parts of Iraq's largest dam

August 17, 2014

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Aided by U.S. more »»

Polls show close race month before Scotland vote

August 17, 2014

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Two opinion polls show that Scotland's voters are narrowly divided on whether to leave the United Kingdom one month before a referendum. more »»

Palestinian divisions emerge in Gaza truce talks

August 17, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — The Palestinians appeared divided Sunday as the clock was winding down on the latest Gaza cease-fire, with officials saying Hamas was still opposed to a compromise Egyptian proposal... more »»

Palestinian divisions emerge in truce talks

August 17, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — The Palestinians appeared divided Sunday as the clock was winding down on the latest Gaza cease-fire, with officials saying Hamas was still opposed to a compromise Egyptian proposal... more »»

AP PHOTOS: A look at the pope's visit to S. Korea

August 17, 2014

Pope Francis outlined his priorities for the Catholic Church in Asia during a meeting of about 80 of the region's bishops on Sunday, urging them to engage with people of different cultures... more »»

Ugandan gays who fled to Kenya still feel danger

August 17, 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — When a Ugandan court overturned the country's Anti-Homosexuality Act this month, rights activists worldwide claimed a victory. more »»

UN: Iran ready to cooperate on nuclear probe

August 17, 2014

VIENNA (AP) — Iran's president has promised to back a United Nations probe into suspicions that the country secretly worked on nuclear arms, the U.N. more »»

Liberia: Ebola fears rise as clinic is looted

August 17, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberian officials fear Ebola could soon spread through the capital's largest slum after residents raided a quarantine center for suspected patients and took items... more »»

 
 

 

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