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Israel's Netanyahu apologizes to country's Arab minority

March 24, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu apologized to Israel's Arab citizens on Monday for remarks he made during last week's parliament election that offended members of the community. more »»

AP Analysis: Is Israel democratic? Not so clear

March 24, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Is Israel a democracy? The answer is not so straightforward, and it increasingly matters given the diplomatic fallout over hardliner Benjamin Netanyahu's re-election last week. more »»

Pakistan: Short-range nukes needed to deter India

March 23, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pakistan needs short-range "tactical" nuclear weapons to deter arch-rival India, a top adviser to its government said Monday, dismissing concerns it could increase the risk of a... more »»

Israel's Netanyahu apologizes to country's Arab minority

March 23, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu apologized to Israel's Arab citizens on Monday for remarks he made during last week's parliament election that offended members of the community. more »»

France swings to the right as Europe retrenches

March 23, 2015

PARIS (AP) — France, long the land of the left, is making a right turn.

The top two parties in weekend local elections were the conservative UMP and the far right National Front. more »»

Greek, German leaders seek to reboot relationship

March 23, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor sought Monday to reboot an increasingly sour relationship, saying they are looking for ways to help Athens reach a deal wit... more »»

Yemen FM: President Hadi calls for Gulf military, UN action

March 23, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's embattled President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi has asked Gulf countries to intervene militarily against Shiite rebels who have seized the capital and are advancing toward... more »»

Greece's Tsipras commits to dialogue on bailout talks

March 23, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has committed to keep dialogue open in the country's efforts to agree with creditors on reforms that would qualify it for urgently-needed rescue... more »»

South African judge convicts retired tennis champion of rape

March 23, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A judge in South Africa on Monday convicted Bob Hewitt, a former Grand Slam tennis champion, of raping and sexually assaulting three girls whom he had been coaching. more »»

WHO denies politics swayed Ebola emergency declaration

March 23, 2015

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization denied Monday that politics swayed the decision to declare an international emergency over the spread of the Ebola virus last year, despite evidence... more »»

Oman ruler returns after months of treatment in Europe

March 23, 2015

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oman's ailing 74-year-old leader, who has ruled the country for more than four decades, returned Monday after several months of treatment in Germany. more »»

Knox, ex-boyfriend face parallel trial by social media

March 23, 2015

MILAN (AP) — Italy's highest court this week takes up the Amanda Knox case for the second time as a parallel trial-by-social media rages online, with partisans on both sides seeking to shape... more »»

Clashes rage in Ukrainian town, making mockery of truce

March 23, 2015

SHYROKYNE, Ukraine (AP) — To reach rear-guard government positions in the seaside town of Shyrokyne, Ukrainian soldiers gingerly wind their off-roaders through private gardens hugging a precipice... more »»

AP Analysis: Is Israel democratic? Not so clear

March 23, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Is Israel a democracy? The answer is not so straightforward, and it increasingly matters given the diplomatic fallout over hardliner Benjamin Netanyahu's reelection last week. more »»

NEWS GUIDE: The crisis in Yemen

March 23, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Shiite rebels, backed by supporters of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, have largely seized the third-largest city after capturing the capital Sanaa in September,... more »»

Siblings killed in New York house fire buried in Israel

March 23, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Seven Jewish siblings who died in a devastating New York house fire were laid to rest in Jerusalem on Monday at an emotional ceremony attended by several thousand mourners. more »»

Pope finally gets his pizza _ albeit hand-delivered

March 23, 2015

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis, who recently lamented he can't slip out and get a pizza like he used to, finally got a pie — albeit one hand-delivered to his popemobile. more »»

Okinawa orders halt to work related to US base relocation

March 23, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — The governor of the southern Japanese island of Okinawa ordered a Defense Ministry branch to suspend all work in the area where a key U.S. more »»

Macedonians split over allegations of wiretapping

March 23, 2015

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Bugged phones, coup plots and shadowy foreign agent. more »»

Siblings killed in New York fire being buried in Israel

March 23, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Seven Jewish siblings who were killed in a devastating New York house fire over the weekend were being laid to rest Monday after being flown to Israel for burial. more »»

 
 
 

 

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