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South African man in court over wife's murder

May 4, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African man has been charged with his wife's murder, police said on Monday, days after local media reported that the touching eulogy he delivered at her funeral was... more »»

Britain's new princess can't expect fairy-tale life

May 4, 2015

LONDON (AP) — William and Kate's new daughter is the first British princess who won't face royal discrimination because she's a girl, but that doesn't mean her life will be a fairy tale. more »»

Burundi: Anti-government protests enter second week

May 4, 2015

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — At least 35 people have been injured in demonstrations in Burundi's capital on Monday, the Burundi Red Cross said, as thousands continued to protest the president's... more »»

In the face of IS successes, al-Qaida adapts, grows stronger

May 4, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — When al-Qaida overran the Yemeni port city of Mukalla last month, the group's commanders immediately struck a deal to share power with the area's tribesmen. more »»

Kerry to visit Riyadh to confer with Saudi Arabia on Yemen

May 4, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Riyadh for discussions with Saudi government leaders on Wednesday and Thursday.

The U.S. more »»

Taliban 'welcome' Afghan peace efforts after Qatar talks

May 4, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban militants who have been waging war on the Afghan government for more than a decade on Monday expressed a willingness to soften their position on a range of... more »»

Once the kingmaker, Britain's Clegg faces election debacle

May 4, 2015

SHEFFIELD, England (AP) — At Britain's last election campaign, he was hailed as the most popular party leader since Winston Churchill, an unexpected star who upstaged the two dominant parties. more »»

Israeli president says Ethiopian protest exposes 'wound'

May 4, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's ceremonial president said Monday that an outbreak of violent protests by Ethiopian Jews has "exposed an open, bleeding wound in the heart of Israeli society" and that th... more »»

French far-right patriarch to go before disciplinary board

May 4, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The man who for nearly four decades built France's far-right National Front into a political force may now be on the fast track to disgrace. more »»

Syria tries to stabilize ailing currency

May 4, 2015

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says the central bank is pumping up to $200 million into the market to help boost the sagging Syrian pound. more »»

The Latest on Nepal: Foreign reconstruction help needed

May 4, 2015

2 p.m. (0815 GMT)

Nepal's information minister says the country will need immense international support as it begins turning its attention toward post-quake reconstruction in coming weeks. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Egyptian doorman makes a rare trip home

May 4, 2015

ABU AL-NASR, Egypt (AP) — Salama Osman's day begins before the tenants of his Cairo apartment building wake and ends only after the last returns home at night, a work week without weekend. more »»

Kerry honors victims in Kenya as talks focus on al-Shabaab

May 4, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry commemorated the victims of Kenya's past and present terror attacks Monday, and offered American support in the fight against an increasingly... more »»

The Latest on Nepal: Everest climbing season likely to end

May 4, 2015

12 noon (0615 GMT

Sherpas in Nepal are refusing to rebuild the route on Mount Everest that was destroyed by an earthquake-triggered avalanche more than one week ago, a decision which will... more »»

Nepal urges foreign rescue workers in capital to return home

May 4, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's government urged foreign rescue workers in the quake-hit capital to return home Monday as hundreds of people visited Buddhist shrines and monasteries to mark the... more »»

Flight to UAE diverted to air base after bomb threat

May 4, 2015

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A commercial plane was diverted to a military air base in Dubai after a passenger said the plane would explode, the United Arab Emirates' state news agency said... more »»

Iraqi city still a ghost town a month after defeat of IS

May 4, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi government forces drove the Islamic State group out of Abu Mustafa's hometown of Tikrit over a month ago, but he has yet to return, fearing the Shiite militias that now patro... more »»

Nepal's wrenching choices: 'I feel like I could die anytime'

May 4, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Four days after the earthquake ripped apart the supporting wall attaching her ancient brick house to the tilting seven-story building next door, Parbati Gautam moved back... more »»

Israeli Ethiopian protest against racism turns violent

May 4, 2015

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Several thousand people from Israel's Jewish Ethiopian minority protested in Tel Aviv against racism and police brutality on Sunday, shutting down a major highway and... more »»

 
 
 

 

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