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Lebanese stage largest protests yet sparked by trash crisis

August 29, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Thousands rallied in downtown Beirut Saturday in the largest anti-government protest yet over a summer garbage crisis, chanting "revolution, revolution" and setting a three-day... more »»

Dominica digs out from storm damage that killed at least 20

August 29, 2015

ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Rescue crews jumped off boats and trudged Saturday through mud, rocks and uprooted trees to reach communities cut off by a tropical storm that killed at least 20 people an... more »»

More ID, bag checks on Europe's trains after foiled attack

August 29, 2015

PARIS (AP) — European countries will increase identity checks and baggage controls on trains after American passengers thwarted an attack on a high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris, France's... more »»

The Latest: Lebanese group threaten to escalate protests

August 29, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Here are the latest developments regarding Lebanon's protest over the country's ongoing trash crisis (all times local):

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9:45 p.m. more »»

Thousands of Lebanese protesters pour into Beirut square

August 29, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Waving red, white and green Lebanese flags, thousands of people poured into a major square in downtown Beirut Saturday, staging the largest of the demonstrations that began last wee... more »»

Hungary court orders arrest of 4 men in migrant truck deaths

August 29, 2015

KECSKEMET, Hungary (AP) — Four men suspected of being involved in the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria were placed under preliminary arrest on Saturday by a Hungarian court. more »»

Turkish jets join US-led coalition in airstrikes against IS

August 29, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish fighter jets have carried out their first airstrikes as part of the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group in Syria, Turkey announced on Saturda. more »»

Belgium lays to rest heroine who saved countless GI lives

August 29, 2015

BASTOGNE, Belgium (AP) — A Congo-born nurse was laid to rest in a quiet corner of Belgium on Saturday, surrounded by emissaries from the King and the United States, politicians and a military... more »»

The Latest: Suspect's bomb material same as in deadly blast

August 29, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — The latest on the arrest of a suspect in the Bangkok shrine bombing (all times local):

7.30 p.m. more »»

Storm dissipates after killing at least 20 in Caribbean

August 29, 2015

HAVANA (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika dissipated early Saturday, even as its remnants began drenching parts of eastern Cuba. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Hindu holy men lead bath rituals in Indian river

August 29, 2015

NASIK, India (AP) — Brass bands played and people passed out fruit and cookies as hundreds of thousands of Hindu holy men and believers plunged into the Godavari River to wash away their sins on... more »»

Tropical storm dissipates, but kills 20 in Caribbean

August 29, 2015

HAVANA (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika dissipated early Sunday, even as its remnants began drenching parts of eastern Cuba. more »»

Police arrest foreigner, find passports in Bangkok bomb case

August 29, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities arrested a foreign man Saturday they said had been holed up in a suburban apartment with bomb-making equipment and stacks of passports, the first possible... more »»

Police arrest foreigner in Bangkok shrine bombing case

August 29, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities Saturday arrested a foreign man they said had been holed up in a suburban apartment with stacks of passports and bomb-making materials, the first possible... more »»

The Latest: Al-Jazeera vows to free journalists in Egypt

August 29, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Here are the latest developments in Egypt's retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists (all times local):

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2:35 p.m. more »»

Tropical storm weakens, but kills at least 20 Caribbean

August 29, 2015

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika was losing its punch, apparently dissipating even as it drenched Haiti and the Dominican Republic early Saturday. more »»

The Latest: Britain 'deeply concerned' by Al-Jazeera verdict

August 29, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Here are the latest developments in Egypt's retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists (all times local):

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2:25 p.m. more »»

38 girls, young women killed in Swaziland crash, says group

August 29, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — At least 38 girls and young women were killed in a crash while travelling to a famous traditional festival in Swaziland, a rights group said on Saturday. more »»

The Latest: Canada asks for release of Al-Jazeera defendant

August 29, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Here are the latest developments in Egypt's retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists (all times local):

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1:45 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Journalist group criticizes Al-Jazeera verdict

August 29, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Here are the latest developments in Egypt's retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists (all times local):

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1:30 p.. more »»

 
 
 

 

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