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UN warns against complacency as Ebola fight enters new phase

March 2, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The United Nations is urging donors, organizations and countries fighting Ebola in West Africa not to give in to complacency as the death toll from the virus climbs toward 10,000. more »»

AP EXCLUSIVE: Ex-Guantanamo detainees struggle in Uruguay

March 2, 2015

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Every day during the 12½ years he was imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay as a suspected al-Qaida operative, Adel bin Muhammad El Ouerghi dreamed of freedom. more »»

Reporter jailed in Iran gets lawyer after more than 7 months

March 2, 2015

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — After more than seven months behind bars in an Iranian prison, detained Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian has for the first time been allowed to hire ... more »»

Bomb blast in downtown Cairo kills 1, wounds 10 people

March 2, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — A midday bomb blast in a boulevard in downtown Cairo killed one person and wounded 10 on Monday, the health ministry said. more »»

Pakistan police arrest parents refusing kids' polio vaccine

March 2, 2015

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Hundreds of parents in northwest Pakistan were arrested and jailed on charges of endangering public security after refusing to give their children polio vaccinations,... more »»

How Islamic is Islamic State group? Not very, experts say

March 2, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Three British schoolgirls believed to have gone to Syria to become "jihadi" brides. more »»

South Africa: Wildfire destroys 5 homes in Cape Town

March 2, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Cape Town's iconic Table Mountain was engulfed by an orange blaze Monday, blowing thick smoke to the city below, as a wildfire burned across the city's southern peninsula,... more »»

Putin critic Nemtsov's date says she did not see his killer

March 2, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian woman with Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov when he was gunned down told Russia media on Monday that she did not see his killer, as conflicting reports emerged about the... more »»

'Naty' Revuelta, who had daughter with Fidel Castro, dies

March 2, 2015

HAVANA (AP) — Natalia Revuelta Clews, the Cuban socialite who emptied her bank account and sold her diamond jewelry to support Fidel Castro when he was a little-known insurgent, has died. more »»

Volkswagen Passat wins car of the year award

March 2, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — The large family car Volkswagen Passat has been voted car of the year by European automotive editors at the Geneva International Motor Sho. more »»

Netanyahu: Iran nuclear deal threatens Israel's security

March 2, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insisted Monday that his plans to address Congress are not aimed at disrespecting President Barack Obama, even as he assailed the U.S. more »»

Google to offer own cellular network plan

March 2, 2015

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Google will soon be offering cellular network plans in a bid to bridge the gap between the realms of Internet services and mobile device software it dominates. more »»

Women to make up half the winners in local French elections

March 2, 2015

PARIS (AP) — In France's upcoming local elections, one thing is certain: Women will win half the seats. more »»

Bomb blast in downtown Cairo wounds 9 people

March 2, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — A midday bomb blast in one of the busiest boulevards in downtown Cairo wounded nine people on Monday, the police said. more »»

Russia, Ukraine hold emergency gas talks as cutoff looms

March 2, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — Russia and Ukraine's energy ministers are holding emergency talks after the Russian gas supplier said it would cut off deliveries to the war-torn country as soon as Tuesday if it... more »»

Video reports conflict in probe of Putin critic's slaying

March 2, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Conflicting reports emerged Monday about the availability of possible surveillance footage showing the slaying of Boris Nemtsov, a fierce Kremlin critic gunned down in Moscow, as to... more »»

US official: US-Israel ties should never be 'politicized'

March 2, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top Obama administration official declared Monday that the relationship between the United States and Israel "should never be politicized," while defending President Barack... more »»

Namibian president wins African leadership prize

March 2, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba has won the 2014 Ibrahim Prize for African leadership, the first African leader deemed worthy of the honor since 2011. more »»

EU moves to reduce use of flimsy plastic bags by 80 percent

March 2, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has approved new rules that clamps down on the use of flimsy plastic bags that are hazardous for the environment. more »»

China state media seen stepping-up anti-Western rhetoric

March 2, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — Western values are a "ticket to hell," a newspaper published by China's Communist Party said in a recent editorial that held up Ukraine and some Arab countries as examples of... more »»

 
 
 

 

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