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Official: Gunmen kill at least 13 in Afghan highway attack

March 24, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Gunmen in eastern Afghanistan attacked passing vehicles on a darkened highway during a midnight assault Tuesday, killing at least 13 people, authorities said. more »»

Okinawa orders halt to work related to US base relocation

March 24, 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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

For business, more women in charge means bigger profits

March 23, 2015

LONDON (AP) — When Rohini Anand took over diversity programs at multinational catering company Sodexo in 2002, she had one goal: To prove that it pays for a company to have equal numbers of male... 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 »»

Greek, German leaders seek to reboot relationship

March 23, 2015

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

Turkish MP: US, Canadian med students among group in Syria

March 23, 2015

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish opposition lawmaker said Monday that an American and a Canadian are among a group of doctors and medical students believed to have traveled from Turkey into territory in... more »»

Afghan protesters demand justice for woman killed by mob

March 23, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Hundreds marched Monday in the Afghan capital, demanding justice for a woman beaten to death last week by a Kabul mob over false allegations she had burned a Quran — a... 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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

Syrian rebels shell city of Aleppo, killing at least 13

March 23, 2015

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian rebels fired mortar rounds into government-held parts of the northern city of Aleppo during rush hour Monday, killing 13 people and wounding dozens, state-run TV and... more »»

 
 
 

 

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