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Europe signals progress on Ukraine

October 17, 2014

MILAN (AP) — European leaders and Russia signaled cautious optimism over a peace deal for Ukraine after a high-level meeting in Milan on Friday, but emphasized details still need to be worked out. more »»

Trial opens to judge ex-Khmer Rouge on genocide

October 17, 2014

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The first trial weighing charges of genocide against Cambodia's brutal 1970s Khmer Rouge regime opened Friday with a prosecutor saying it will show that Cambodians wer... more »»

Pakistan court upholds blasphemy death sentence

October 17, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court has upheld the death sentence of a Christian woman whose 2010 conviction for blasphemy led to the assassination of two politicians who supported her, a defense... more »»

Kobani key to US strategy against Islamic State

October 17, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dusty and remote, the Syrian city of Kobani has become an unlikely spoil in the war against Islamic State militants — and far more of a strategic prize than the United States... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Cemetery overcrowding around the world

October 17, 2014

Cemetery overcrowding is an issue that resonates around the world, particularly in its most cramped cities and among religions that forbid or discourage crematio. more »»

US monitors health care worker aboard cruise ship

October 17, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama administration officials say a Dallas health care worker who handled a lab specimen from an Ebola-infected man from Liberia who died of the disease is on a Caribbean cruis... more »»

Nepal blizzard, avalanche death toll rises to 29

October 17, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers widened their search Friday for trekkers stranded since a series of blizzards and avalanches battered the Himalayas in northern Nepal early this week leaving at... more »»

Indonesia's president elect meets rival

October 17, 2014

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's defeated presidential candidate met the winner and president-elect Jokowi Widodo on Friday for the first time since the bitterly contested polls in July, in ... more »»

Powerful Hurricane Gonzalo bearing down on Bermuda

October 17, 2014

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — A powerful Hurricane Gonzalo bore down on this tiny British territory early Friday, threatening to batter Bermuda with dangerous winds and life-threatening storm surge. more »»

Cambodian tribunal opens 1st genocide case

October 17, 2014

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A U.N. more »»

Man charged with planning Australian terror attack

October 17, 2014

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — A man charged in an Australian court with supporting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria faced a fresh accusation Friday of planning a terrorist attack in... more »»

Hong Kong police clear smaller protest zone

October 17, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Riot police cleared an offshoot Hong Kong pro-democracy protest zone in a dawn raid on Friday, taking down barricades, tents and canopies that have blocked key streets for more... more »»

Hong Kong police move in to clear protest zone

October 17, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Riot police moved in on a Hong Kong pro-democracy protest zone in a dawn raid on Friday, taking down barricades, tents and canopies that have blocked key streets for more than tw... more »»

Hong Kong police move in to clear protest zone

October 16, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Riot police moved in on a Hong Kong pro-democracy protest zone in a dawn raid on Friday, taking down barricades, tents and canopies that have blocked key streets for more than tw... more »»

Putin keeps Merkel waiting in Milan

October 16, 2014

MILAN (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin's diplomatic blitz on Ukraine got off to a rocky start Thursday when he kept German Chancellor Angela Merkel waiting for a meeting then showed up in... more »»

Egypt's foray into Libya underlines its concerns

October 16, 2014

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Egypt's military involvement in Libya underlines Cairo's concerns about the threat posed by Islamic militant groups operating near the two nations' porous border, as well a... more »»

Hong Kong police move in against protest zone

October 16, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Dozens of Hong Kong police have descended on a pro-democracy protest zone to remove barricades in a dawn rai. more »»

US still searching for credible allies in Syria

October 16, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite years of diplomacy and a CIA operation to vet and train moderate rebels, the U.S. more »»

Turkey fails in bid to join UN Security Council

October 16, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Turkey failed in its effort to join the U.N. more »»

Palestinian boy shot dead by Israeli troops

October 16, 2014

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian police say a 13-year-old Palestinian boy has been shot dead by Israeli soldiers during a clash in the West Bank. more »»

 
 
 

 

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