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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 »»

Iran Guard rejects inspection of military sites

April 19, 2015

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

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French replica of revolutionary frigate sets sail for Boston

April 18, 2015

FOURAS, France (AP) — With champagne, fireworks and a presidential blessing, a painstakingly built replica of the frigate once used to bring French troops and funds to American revolutionaries se... 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 »»

Pope asks Europe to do more for migrants flooding into Italy

April 18, 2015

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday joined Italy in pressing the European Union to do more to help the country cope with rapidly mounting numbers of desperate people rescued in the Mediterranean... more »»

Yemen militia says it is besieging rebels at strategic base

April 18, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Militiamen loyal to Yemen's exiled president besieged an air base Saturday once crucial to the U.S. more »»

2 Cuban dissidents up for election in unprecedented vote

April 18, 2015

HAVANA (AP) — At least two dissidents made it past a first round of voting and are standing as candidates in municipal elections that will be watched on and off the island Sunday as an... more »»

Afghan suicide bombing blamed on Islamic State kills 35

April 18, 2015

FAIZABAD, Afghanistan (AP) — A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a bank branch Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 people in a deadly attack the country's president said... more »»

Iraqi soldiers enter refinery amid Islamic State attacks

April 18, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi soldiers surrounded and entered the country's biggest oil refinery Saturday, which has been besieged for days by Islamic State militants, a senior official said. more »»

South Africa faces crisis over anti-immigrant attacks

April 18, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's president on Saturday canceled a foreign trip in order to deal with a wave of attacks on immigrants that have killed at least six peopl. more »»

Egypt runners defy Cairo mayhem as sport's popularity grows

April 18, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Young Egyptians are once again organizing on social media and taking to the streets of Cairo by the hundreds every Friday, not to protest injustice or clash with police, but to enjoy... more »»

Afghan suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State kills 33

April 18, 2015

FAIZABAD, Afghanistan (AP) — A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a bank branch Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 33 people in a deadly attack the country's president said... more »»

A bear hug: Croat village shelters bears as good neighbors

April 18, 2015

KUTAREVO, Croatia (AP) — Usually in Europe, when bear cubs get used to humans, they cannot survive in the wild. And when they grow too big, they're shot. more »»

Israel, Palestinians agree on tax revenue transfer

April 18, 2015

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Saturday that he has reached an agreement with Israel in which essential tax revenues it collects for the Palestinians will be... more »»

Afghan president: Islamic State group claims suicide blast

April 18, 2015

FAIZABAD, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's president says that the Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed at least 33 people. more »»

Suicide attack in Afghanistan kills at least 33 people

April 18, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomb attack on a bank branch in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad has killed at least 33 people, officials said. more »»

Australia arrests 5 for alleged IS-inspired terror plot

April 18, 2015

SYDNEY (AP) — Five Australian teenagers were arrested Saturday on suspicion of plotting an Islamic State group-inspired terrorist attack at a Veterans' Day ceremony that included targeting police... more »»

 
 
 

 

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