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A primer on where pope stands on gays, divorce, climate

September 1, 2015

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is expected to raise issues ranging from climate change to income inequality when he visits Cuba and the United States Sept. 19-27. more »»

Lebanese group stages sit-in at ministry over trash crisis

September 1, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese protesters broke into the Environment Ministry in downtown Beirut Tuesday, staging a sit-in outside the minister's office and demanding his resignation over the country's... more »»

Chaos in Budapest train station amid Europe's migrant crisis

September 1, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Upset migrants chanted "Freedom! Freedom!" and demanded to use their train tickets Tuesday after Hungary temporarily suspended all rail traffic from its main terminal in... more »»

Protests spotlight Lebanon dysfunction, but reforms elusive

September 1, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Anti-government demonstrators in Lebanon have staged three large rallies in the past two weeks and a small group Tuesday stormed the environment ministry to press demands for refor. more »»

The Latest: 5th suspect in deaths of 71 migrants in jail

September 1, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The latest developments as tens of thousands of migrants flood into countries across Europe. All times local (CET):

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3:10 p.m. more »»

Los Angeles City Council poised to vote on 2024 Olympic plan

September 1, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A month after Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympic Games collapsed, Los Angeles appears on the verge of stepping in as the replacement U.S. candidate. more »»

Thai prime minister says bombing suspect arrested at border

September 1, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities arrested a man they believe is part of a group responsible for a deadly bombing at a shrine in central Bangkok two weeks ago, the prime minister announced Tuesday. more »»

The Latest: Hungary: Over 156,000 migrants have entered

September 1, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The latest developments as tens of thousands of migrants flood into countries across Europe. All times local (CET):

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1:50 p.m. more »»

UK agency against cybercrime targeted in online attack

September 1, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Britain's National Crime Agency says its website has been targeted in an apparent cyberattack. more »»

Somali militants overrun base for African Union forces

September 1, 2015

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Al-Shabab' overran an African Union base in southern Somalia early Tuesday, a Somali military official said, in the latest display of the Islamic extremists' capacity to... more »»

Hungary shuts down rail traffic for westward-bound migrants

September 1, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary suspended all rail traffic Tuesday from its main terminal in Budapest and cleared the train station of hundreds of migrants trying to board trains for Austria and... more »»

Wobbly euro economy may get bigger push from central bank

September 1, 2015

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — When is a trillion euros not enough? Could be soon, in Europe's shaky economy. more »»

Singapore's ruling party in unprecedented electoral contest

September 1, 2015

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore's political parties officially started campaigning Tuesday for general elections in which, for the first time in the island-nation's history, the ruling People's Action... more »»

Los Angeles poised to vote on 2024 Olympic plan

September 1, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A month after Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympic Games collapsed, Los Angeles appears on the verge of stepping in as the replacement U.S. candidate. more »»

EU struggles for answers as migrant influx raises tensions

September 1, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — French and German leaders reminded other European countries Monday of their shared responsibility toward refugees, as one official blamed harsh government policy for the deaths of... more »»

UN: Satellite images show Temple of Bel in Syria "destroyed"

September 1, 2015

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The United Nations says that a satellite image confirms that the main building of the ancient Temple of Bel in the Syrian town of Palmyra has been destroye. more »»

Official: Turkish court orders British journalists arrested

August 31, 2015

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish court charged two Vice News journalists and their assistant on Monday with "aiding a terrorist organization" and ordered them arrested pending trial. more »»

Massive gas find promises to ease Egypt's fuel crisis

August 31, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — The discovery of a huge gas field off Egypt's coast promises to ease a long-running fuel crisis and boost the economy after years of unrest, but it will take years to develop and... more »»

Dozens of Venezuelans shot by police amid crime crackdown

August 31, 2015

MARACAY, Venezuela (AP) — Workers in the industrial complex had been hiding in bathrooms and closets for hours when the shooting stopped. more »»

Report: Colombia collecting bulk data without warrants

August 31, 2015

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Intelligence agencies in Colombia have been building robust tools to automatically collect vast amounts of data without judicial warrants and in defiance of a pledge to... more »»

 
 
 

 

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