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Erdogan: women are not equal to men

November 24, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan set off a new controversy on Monday, declaring that women are not equal to men and accusing feminists of not understanding the special... more »»

Swiss museum gets huge, priceless art trove

November 24, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A Swiss museum accepted a massive, priceless trove of long-hidden art from the late German collector Cornelius Gurlitt on Monday, promising to work with Germany to make sure that an... more »»

Israeli police say Arab stabs Jew in Jerusalem

November 24, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say an Arab assailant has stabbed a Jewish man in Jerusalem. more »»

Fire damages 750-year-old oak tree in Poland

November 24, 2014

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A suspected arson fire in southwestern Poland has damaged a 750-year-old oak tree believed to be the country's oldest. more »»

Floods kill at least 32 in southern Morocco

November 24, 2014

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Days of unusually heavy rain pounded Morocco's south and unleashed deadly floods that killed 32 people, the Interior Ministry said Monday. more »»

Spanish police arrest 4 priests in pedophile case

November 24, 2014

MADRID (AP) — Four priests were arrested Monday on suspicion of child sex abuse in a case which Spanish Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz said Pope Francis has taken a special interest in... more »»

Iraqi officials: Baghdad bombing kills 9 people

November 24, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say a car bomb near a crowded Baghdad marketplace has killed 9 people and wounded 20.

The attack happened in the mainly Sunni Shaab neighborhood. more »»

Japan's young fret as unexpected recession hits

November 24, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — When Prime Minister Shinzo Abe responded to Japan's surprise recession by delaying a sales-tax increase, it was a cause for worry, not celebration, for many young Japanese. more »»

Afghan bombings kill 2 NATO troops, 6 civilians

November 24, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Bombings across Afghanistan killed two NATO troops and six civilians Monday, authorities said, as the death toll in the country's deadliest insurgent attack this year... more »»

Israel leader vows to pass nationality law

November 24, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister has vowed to pass a contentious nationality law, but is leaving the door open to negotiations to soften the languag. more »»

Swiss museum accepts priceless Gurlitt art trove

November 24, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A Swiss museum agreed Monday to accept a priceless collection of long-hidden art from the late German collector Cornelius Gurlitt, saying it will work closely with Germany to make... more »»

Official says 6 killed in Afghan market blast

November 24, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An official in northern Afghanistan says a bomb planted on a motorcycle exploded in a market, killing six people. more »»

Iran nuclear talks to be extended until July

November 24, 2014

VIENNA (AP) — Nuclear negotiators have failed to meet a Monday deadline for a deal that would ease international concerns about Iran's atomic program and are poised to extend the negotiations for... more »»

Image of Asia: Selling fire pots in the Himalayas

November 24, 2014

In this photo by Mukhtar Khan, a vendor sells kangris, or fire pots, on a cold morning in Srinagar, the main city in India's portion of Kashmir. more »»

Mom charged with trying to kill baby left in drain

November 24, 2014

SYDNEY (AP) — A 30-year-old Sydney mother has been charged with trying to kill her newborn son by abandoning him in a roadside drain for five days before passers-by heard his cries, police said... more »»

In razing homes, Israel revives tough punishment

November 24, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — In razing family homes of Palestinian attackers, Israel is reviving a draconian punishment it largely halted a decade ago as ineffective and counterproductive. more »»

Israel minister: new law could break up government

November 24, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's justice minister says that if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insists on bringing a contentious nationality law to a parliamentary vote, it could mean the end of his... more »»

Swiss museum will accept Gurlitt art trove

November 24, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A Swiss museum agreed on Monday to accept a priceless collection of long-hidden art bequeathed to it by German collector Cornelius Gurlitt, but said it will work with German... more »»

Monumental mess: Rome's mayor getting thumbs down

November 24, 2014

ROME (AP) — Pigs root through garbage piling up in a working class neighborhood. City buses improvise routes on streets clogged with triple-parked cars. more »»

Iraqi troops retake 2 towns in eastern province

November 24, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi troops backed by Shiite militiamen and Kurdish security forces recaptured two towns seized previously by militants in an eastern province, said Iraqi officials on Monday, a... more »»

 
 
 

 

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