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Greece readies for bailout talks as Plan B details revealed

July 27, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek government was poised Monday for the imminent start of intricate bailout discussion but faced rebuke following revelations that former finance minister, Yanis... more »»

Malaysia, Cuba taken off US human trafficking blacklist

July 27, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic lawmakers and rights groups on Monday accused the State Department of politicizing its annual rankings of nations on their efforts to combat modern-day slavery, as ke... more »»

Key suspect says he won't testify at Litvinenko inquiry

July 27, 2015

LONDON (AP) — A British judge investigating the death from radioactive poisoning of former Russian security agent Alexander Litvinenko accused a key suspect Monday of manipulating the inquiry by... more »»

US, Turkey aim for IS-free zone in northern Syria

July 27, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — The United States and Turkey are finalizing plans for a military campaign to push the Islamic State group out of a strip of Syrian territory along the Turkish border, a move that... more »»

Kenyan girl who gave flowers to Obama goes back to school

July 27, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An 8-year-old Kenyan girl who presented flowers to President Barack Obama at an arrival ceremony last week got lots of attention when she returned to school on Monday. more »»

Philippine leader seeks laws to end rebellion, dynasties

July 27, 2015

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president asked Congress on Monday to pass a troubled Muslim autonomy bill at the heart of efforts to end a bloody rebellion in the country's south and... more »»

Image of Asia: A dance on Korean War anniversary

July 27, 2015

In this photo by Wong Maye-E, students participate in a mass dance in front of a mural of the late North Korean leader Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, North Korea, as part of celebrations for the 62nd... more »»

With warning to US, North Korea marks end of Korean War

July 27, 2015

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean officials warned the United States that another war on the Korean Peninsula would leave no Americans alive to sign a surrender document as the country... more »»

Obama urges Ethiopia to curb crackdowns on media, opposition

July 27, 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — President Barack Obama urged Ethiopia's leaders Monday to curb crackdowns on press freedom and political openness as he began a visit that human rights groups say... more »»

Q&A: Kurds fight Islamic State and endure Turkish attacks

July 27, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. and Turkish plans to create an "Islamic State-free zone" in Syria along the Turkish border could escalate the conflict between Turkey and Kurdish fighters in Syria and Iraq. more »»

Greece, creditors get down to business on bailout deal

July 27, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Technical talks over Greece's third bailout in five years are poised to start in the next day or so as negotiators representing the country's creditors continued arriving in... more »»

The Latest: Obama says South Sudan needs urgent attention

July 27, 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The latest on President Barack Obama's visit to Ethiopia (all times local):

2:30 p.m. more »»

Kyrgyz president fumes over award to jailed journalist

July 27, 2015

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — The president of Kyrgyzstan on Monday lambasted the United States for honoring a jailed Kyrgyz journalist.

The U.. more »»

Problems pile up for Greek boat-builders as taxes bite

July 27, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — At its height eight years ago, George Kranitis' family-owned shipyard in Patra, Greece's third-largest city, employed some 35 people and sold around 340 boats annually. more »»

US, Turkey seek to establish Islamic State-free zone

July 27, 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The United States and Turkey are finalizing plans for a military campaign to push the Islamic State out of a strip of land along the Syrian border, deepening efforts... more »»

Afghan official: 21 dead, 8 wounded in wedding gunfight

July 27, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A shootout at a wedding party in northern Afghanistan has left 21 people dead and eight wounded, an official said Monday. more »»

Far-right Hungary mayor imposes tough conditions on Gypsies

July 27, 2015

OZD, Hungary (AP) — The workers wake up in the middle of the night and walk miles to get to their jobs by 6 a.m. Taking up hoes and rakes, they toil for hours with little chance of rest. more »»

Patriarch of musical Jackson family hospitalized in Brazil

July 27, 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian hospital says Joe Jackson — the father of the late Michael Jackson and the patriarch of the musical family — suffered a stroke while visiting the South American... more »»

Turkish troops target Kurdish fighters in northern Syria

July 27, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Turkish troops have shelled a Syrian village near the border, targeting Kurdish fighters who have been battling the Islamic State group with the aid of U.S. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia

July 27, 2015

Grammy award-winning singer Chris Brown sang at a packed concert in Manila, but wasn't allowed to leave the Philippines the following day because of a fraud complaint over a canceled concert last... more »»

 
 
 

 

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