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Mexico's rights agency says police executed 22 at ranch

August 19, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Federal police executed at least 22 people on a ranch last year, then moved bodies and planted guns to corroborate the official account that the deaths happened in a gunbattle,... more »»

UN says it was involved in introducing cholera to Haiti

August 18, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations is saying for the first time that it was involved in the introduction of cholera to Haiti and needs to do "much more" to end the suffering of those... more »»

South Sudan government recruited child soldiers, UN says

August 18, 2016

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan's government has recruited child soldiers in the past week to prepare for a renewed conflict, according to an internal United Nations document obtained by The... more »»

Weightlifter stripped of medal; 3 others get drug sanctions

August 18, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A weightlifter from Kyrgyzstan became the first athlete at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics to be stripped of a medal after failing a drug test, while a Chinese swimmer and... more »»

Mexico's rights agency says police executed 22 at ranch

August 18, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Federal police executed at least 22 people on a ranch last year, then moved bodies and planted guns to corroborate the official account that the deaths happened in a gunbattle,... more »»

UN says it needs to do 'much more' for Haiti cholera victims

August 18, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says it needs to do "much more" to address its own involvement in the introduction of cholera to Haiti and the suffering of those affected, estimated at... more »»

Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-fires

August 18, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Russian military said Thursday it was ready to back a U.N. more »»

14 killed in attacks on police, military in Turkey; 220 hurt

August 18, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A string of bombings, blamed on Kurdish rebels and targeting Turkey's security forces, killed at least 14 people and wounded more than 220 others, officials said Thursday. more »»

Train station near Disneyland Paris evacuated for 2 hours

August 18, 2016

PARIS (AP) — A train station close to Disneyland Paris was evacuated for two hours Thursday evening as bomb disposal teams were called in to examine a suspicious packag. more »»

Kyrgyz weightlifter stripped of bronze medal in doping case

August 18, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A male weightlifter from Kyrgyzstan became the first athlete at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics to be stripped of a medal after a positive drug test. more »»

Passengers on burning ship near Puerto Rico recall ordeal

August 18, 2016

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Maria Prensa was packing her belongings as the Caribbean Fantasy ferry prepared to dock in Puerto Rico after a calm, overnight trip from the Dominican Republic. more »»

UK TV presenter hospitalized in Rio with rare malaria strain

August 18, 2016

LONDON (AP) — British TV presenter Charlie Webster has been brought out of a medically-induced coma in Rio de Janeiro after contracting a rare strain of malaria during a 3,000-mile (4,828 km)... more »»

South Sudan rebel leader has fled country, spokesman says

August 18, 2016

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — South Sudan's rebel leader and former vice president has fled the country and was expected to emerge after weeks in hiding to speak to the press, a spokesman said Thursday,... more »»

AP witnesses rescue of migrants off Libya, 4 bodies found

August 18, 2016

ABOARD THE ASTRAL, MEDITERRANEAN SEA (AP) — A Spanish aid group rescued more than 100 migrants Thursday from three separate migrant boats off Libya's coast and recovered at least four bodies afte... more »»

The Latest: UN Syria envoy looks to Russian help on Aleppo

August 18, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria's civil war (all times local):

8:55 p.m.

The U.N. more »»

Officials: US, Russia to seek Syria deal in Geneva next week

August 18, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Russia will try again to stop Syria's civil war and forge a new counterterrorism partnership when their top diplomats meet next week in Geneva, U.S. more »»

Biologists remove dead conjoined twin from endangered turtle

August 18, 2016

ROME (AP) — Marine biologists in southern Italy have separated conjoined twin loggerhead turtles and released the surviving newborn into the Mediterranean Se. more »»

France gives suspected extremist too much money in damage

August 18, 2016

PARIS (AP) — The French Justice ministry says a suspected Islamic extremist has been mistakenly granted too much money in damages for being kept in custody before a judge eventually dismissed his... more »»

Indonesia prisoner makes first public appearance at Gitmo

August 18, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Indonesian accused of ties to extremist groups and held for nearly 10 years at the U.S. more »»

Spain's PM says he's ready for parliament investiture vote

August 18, 2016

MADRID (AP) — Spain's acting prime minister Mariano Rajoy will try to persuade Parliament to let him form a government in a debate scheduled to begin Aug. 30, officials announced Thursday. more »»

 
 
 

 

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