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Paris to celebrate end to Nazi rule 70 years later

August 23, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Her code name was Rainer and she had a gun she called Oscar. Not yet 20, she aimed her weapon at a Nazi officer and shot him to death on a Paris bridge on a Sunday afternoon. more »»

Few details month after reporters detained in Iran

August 23, 2014

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post and his journalist wife have been held in custody for a month in Iran, suggesting a possible struggle... more »»

Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine

August 23, 2014

DONETSK, Russia (AP) — Trucks marked as being from a bitterly disputed Russian aid convoy to Ukraine began returning to Russia on Saturday. more »»

Hamas backs International Criminal Court bid

August 23, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas has signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court, two senior officials in the group said Saturday. more »»

Iraq family's flight reveals depth of Sunni grief

August 23, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — For nearly a decade Abu Omar has been fleeing Iraq's many conflicts, but they always seem to catch up to hi. more »»

Costa Rica to investigate US anti-Cuba program

August 23, 2014

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — The Costa Rican government will investigate undercover U.S. more »»

Interpol seeks clues to Thai 'baby factory'

August 23, 2014

BANGKOK (AP) — Interpol said it has launched a multinational investigation into what Thailand has dubbed the "Baby Factory" case: a 24-year-old Japanese businessman who has 16 surrogate babies an... more »»

Mexico creates special force for economic crime

August 22, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico launched a special 5,000-strong police force Friday to combat industrial, farm and business crime that has extended throughout the country's economy, strangling commerce... more »»

Colombia's military meets face-to-face with rebels

August 22, 2014

HAVANA (AP) — Members of Colombia's military met face-to-face Friday with Marxist rebel leaders for the first time as talks aimed at ending a half-century war enter a decisive phase. more »»

Mosque attack kills 64 in Iraq, Sunnis halt talks

August 22, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Gunmen attacked a Sunni mosque during Friday prayers, killing at least 64 people and prompting Sunni lawmakers to freeze talks on forming a new government — a move that presents a... more »»

2 French girls investigated as would-be jihadi

August 22, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Two French girls, aged 15 and 17, have been captured by a security net that authorities are using to ferret out citizens who are considering traveling to other countries to join... more »»

Ebola spreads in Nigeria; Liberia has 1,000 deaths

August 22, 2014

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Two alarming new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria, widening the circle of people sickened beyond the immediate group of caregivers who treated a dying airline passenge... more »»

Hamas kills 18 suspected informers to deter leaks

August 22, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza militants Friday gunned down 18 alleged spies for Israel in an apparent attempt to plug security breaches and deter others, a day after Israel killed three top... more »»

West condemns Russia over convoy to Ukraine

August 22, 2014

LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated sharply on Friday as Moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in what it said was a mission to deliver... more »»

Yemen's Shiite-rebel group escalate standoff

August 22, 2014

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Thousands of supporters of Yemen's powerful Shiite rebel group escalated their standoff with the government on Friday, setting up tents near three ministries to press for the... more »»

Ebola spreads in Nigeria with 2 new cases

August 22, 2014

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Two alarming new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria, widening the circle of people sickened beyond the immediate group of caregivers who treated a dying airline passenge... more »»

US, EU, NATO condemn Russian aid convoy move

August 22, 2014

LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Frustrated by a week of delays, Russia sent over 130 aid trucks rolling into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without the approval of the government in Kiev. more »»

Sunnis pull out of Iraq talks after mosque attack

August 22, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Two Sunni parliamentary blocs have suspended talks on forming a new Iraqi government to protest an attack on a Sunni mosque that killed at least 64 worshippers during Friday prayers. more »»

NATO criticizes Russian convoy sent into Ukraine

August 22, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO's secretary general has condemned Russia for sending a "so-called humanitarian convoy" into eastern Ukraine without the consent of the Ukrainian government. more »»

Russian aid convoy reaches war-torn Luhansk

August 22, 2014

LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Declaring it had lost patience with Ukraine's stalling tactics, Russia sent at least 130 aid trucks rolling into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without the approval... more »»

 
 

 

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