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Yemeni Health Ministry: Sanaa airstrikes killed 36 police

May 27, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Successive airstrikes by Saudi-led coalition jets on Wednesday pounded a police commando headquarters in central Sanaa, killing at least 36 people and sending plumes of black... more »»

Court rejects Yemenis' case against Germany over US drones

May 27, 2015

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — A German court on Wednesday rejected a lawsuit against the government brought by three Yemeni men who lost two relatives in a U.S. drone strike. more »»

THE LATEST: Blatter challenger Prince Ali decries corruption

May 27, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:

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4:15 p.m. (1415 GMT, 10:15 a.m. more »»

THE LATEST: Ex-FIFA exec Jack Warner says he's innocent

May 27, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:

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3:35 p.m. (1335 GMT, 9:35 a.m. EDT)

Jack Warner, a former FIFA vice president who has been indicted by U.S. more »»

Kazakhstan 'gay propaganda' measure deemed unconstitutional

May 27, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — A proposed law in Kazakhstan that would criminalize dissemination to minors of information supporting homosexual relationships has been struck down as unconstitutional. more »»

Payments start to child survivors of Holocaust

May 27, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Child survivors of the Holocaust have begun receiving additional financial assistance from Germany under a landmark agreement reached last year. more »»

The Latest on IS: US supporting Anbar operation in Iraq

May 27, 2015

4:25 p.m. (1325 GMT)

The U.S. military says it continues to provide aerial support to "government-controlled Iraqi forces" throughout the country. more »»

UN agency to hire mountain guides, porters for Nepal relief

May 27, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The U.N. more »»

TV showdown in Ukraine highlights press freedom anxieties

May 27, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Crunch time is coming in a Ukrainian showdown that may yield clues into an increasingly asked question: How free is the press in Ukraine as it fights to stay out of Russia's... more »»

Cheap motorbikes bring opportunity and chaos to Haiti

May 27, 2015

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Joseph-Marc Carel knows the danger of ferrying passengers on his small motorbike, sometimes two at a time, as tides of the buzzing vehicles cut through the chaotic... more »»

Vatican: Irish gay marriage vote a 'defeat for humanity'

May 27, 2015

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's secretary of state has called the Irish vote to legalize gay marriage a "defeat for humanity," evidence of the soul-searching going on in Catholic circles after... more »»

4 Taliban militants die in attack in Afghan capital

May 27, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An all-night siege in an upscale neighborhood of the Afghan capital, Kabul, ended in the early hours of Wednesday morning with the deaths of four heavily armed Taliban... more »»

UK's re-elected Cameron outlines plans in Queen's Speech

May 27, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Britain's first all-Conservative government in two decades unveiled its plans for power Wednesday, including laws to hold a referendum on European Union membership, give Scotland... more »»

Multiple IS suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kill 17 troops

May 27, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State extremists unleashed a wave of suicide attacks targeting the Iraqi army in western Anbar province, killing at least 17 troops in a major blow to government efforts to... more »»

Video exposes divisions among Iran officials on nuke talks

May 27, 2015

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians have been captivated by a video circulating on social media this week that shows a hard-line lawmaker trading barbs with the country's foreign minister over the... more »»

UN: Fewer hungry people in the world despite wars, poverty

May 27, 2015

ROME (AP) — The number of hungry people around the world has dropped to 795 million from over a billion a quarter-century ago despite natural disasters, ongoing conflicts and poverty, the three U. more »»

Figures of French Resistance inducted into Paris Pantheon

May 27, 2015

PARIS (AP) — France is honoring four people who resisted the Nazis during World War II by inducting them into Paris' Pantheon mausoleum, in a rare and highly symbolic ceremony aimed at uniting th... more »»

Vatican: Irish gay marriage vote a "defeat for humanity"

May 27, 2015

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's secretary of state has called the Irish vote to legalize gay marriage a "defeat for humanity. more »»

Group: Hamas tortured, killed Palestinians in 2014 Gaza war

May 27, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — A leading international watchdog on Wednesday accused the militant Hamas group of abducting, torturing and killing Palestinians during the war in the Gaza Strip last year, saying... more »»

Pakistan vintage car collectors preserve a part of history

May 27, 2015

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — For an elite but passionate group of vintage car collectors in Pakistan, restoring antique rides is like travelling back in time — and money seems to be no obstacle... more »»

 
 
 

 

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