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3 killed as Somali pirates fight over ransom

September 26, 2014

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Three Somali pirates were killed in a fight over the ransom paid to free the German-American journalist who was released this week after two years and eight months of... more »»

Cambodians protest Australia resettlement deal

September 26, 2014

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Australia and Cambodia signed an agreement Friday for asylum-seekers who are refused residency in Australia to instead be resettled in the impoverished Southeast Asian... more »»

US-led strikes hit IS group oil areas for 2nd day

September 26, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — American-led coalition warplanes destroyed four tanks belonging to the Islamic State group in eastern Syria on Friday, the U.S. more »»

Tusk's aide resigns new job after cronyism outcry

September 26, 2014

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish oil company PKN Orlen said Friday that an aide to the country's former Prime Minister Donald Tusk has resigned from his new job following a storm over his appointment. more »»

Concerns grow over Zambian president's health

September 26, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — "I haven't died yet," the Zambian president said.

That's how Michael Sata poked fun at speculation about his failing health when he spoke on Sept. more »»

EU proposing deal to ensure Ukraine gas supplies

September 26, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A top European Union official is proposing a deal under which Ukraine would undertake to pay part of its gas debt to Russia, while Russia would guarantee to deliver gas over the... more »»

Image of Asia: Body art to mark Modi's visit to US

September 26, 2014

In this photo by Ajit Solanki, Indian women get their backs painted with portraits of President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ahmadabad, India. more »»

Russia, Ukraine in talks on gas as winter looms

September 26, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — Russia and Ukraine are holding talks to solve their long-running gas dispute as pressure mounts for a solution to head off a winter supply crisis in Ukraine and beyond. more »»

Denmark joins fight against Islamic State group

September 26, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Denmark became the latest country to join the U.S.-led coalition that is launching airstrikes on Islamic State group militants in Iraq. more »»

US considers new offer to Iran at nuke talks

September 26, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.S. more »»

US-led strikes hit IS group oil sites for 2nd day

September 26, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — U.S. more »»

3 children die in fire in Serbia

September 26, 2014

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Three Gypsy children died in a fire on Friday in a small wooden shack that has been their home on the outskirts of Belgrade, provoking a human rights official to lay... more »»

Polish plane makes emergency landing in Scotland

September 26, 2014

LONDON (AP) — A Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by the Polish airline LOT made an emergency landing Friday at Scotland's Glasgow Airport. No injuries were reported. more »»

French Muslims to protest against extremism

September 26, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Muslims in France are gathering for a demonstration in Paris against extremist violence after the videotaped beheading of a French mountaineer. more »»

Spain and Morocco arrest 9 in terror cell

September 26, 2014

MADRID (AP) — A cross-border cell in the Spanish enclave of Melilla and the neighboring Moroccan city of Nador to recruit jihadis to fight for the Islamic State group has been dismantled, the two... more »»

Portugal PM denies financial misconduct allegation

September 26, 2014

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's prime minister has denied allegations of financial misconduct, telling Parliament the accusation that he had undeclared income when he was a lawmaker in the... more »»

Cyprus police empty ship of holdout migrants

September 26, 2014

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Hundreds of migrants, thought to be refugees from Syria, were cleared Friday from a cruise ship by members of an elite Cypriot police squad. more »»

Afghanistan: Taliban behead 12 civilians

September 26, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says Taliban insurgents have beheaded 12 civilians and torched some 60 homes in an assault on security forces in the eastern Ghazni provinc. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Scenes of toil from Iran's coal mines

September 26, 2014

MAZANDARAN PROVINCE, Iran (AP) — In the coal mines of northern Iran men with their faces smeared black push rusty metal carts down into the earth in grim scenes that seem to belong to another... more »»

Change afoot in N. Korean capital? In fashion, yes

September 26, 2014

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — High heels, with sequins. Brightly colored, tight-fitting dresses. Hairstyles and makeup that are almost like what you would expect on streets of Beijing or Seoul. more »»

 
 

 

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