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Iraq: Car bombings kill 16 people in Karbala

October 20, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say three car bombings in the revered Shiite shrine city of Karbala have killed at least 16 peopl. more »»

Jews buy homes in contested Arab area of Jerusalem

October 20, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Residents of a hotly contested part of east Jerusalem said armed Israeli guards moved into two buildings in the area before dawn Monday — a step likely to raise already heightene... more »»

HK leader: 'External forces' involved in protests

October 20, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader has claimed that "external forces" are participating in student-led pro-democracy protests that have occupied parts of this financial capital for more than... more »»

British royal couple's second child due in April

October 20, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have confirmed that their second baby is due in April — the first time they've offered a month for the royal birth. more »»

Japan trade, justice ministers quit amid scandals

October 20, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's trade and justice ministers resigned Monday after allegations they misused campaign funds in the biggest setback so far for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's conservative... more »»

Kerry urges Asia to boost anti-Islamic State push

October 20, 2014

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry appealed Monday for Asian nations to step up their efforts to combat Islamic State extremists and the deadly Ebola virus. more »»

US airdrops arms to Kurds in Syrian town of Kobani

October 20, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says it has airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city of Kobani against Islamic State militant. more »»

Liberia president describes heavy cost of Ebola

October 20, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said Ebola has killed more than 2,000 people in her country and has brought it to "a standstill," noting that Liberia and two... more »»

Joko Widodo inaugurated as Indonesian president

October 20, 2014

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Joko Widodo was inaugurated as Indonesia's new president on Monday, facing the challenges of rebooting a slowing economy and working with a potentially hostile oppositio... more »»

Marine accused in Philippine killing tests US ties

October 20, 2014

OLONGAPO, Philippines (AP) — Inside a funeral parlor, a Filipino mother sits and weeps next to a coffin containing the body of her daughter and demands answers. more »»

Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows

October 19, 2014

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish nursing assistant infected with Ebola after treating missionary priests with the disease repatriated from West Africa has managed to beat it after nearly two weeks of... more »»

Test shows Spain nursing assistant clear of Ebola

October 19, 2014

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish nursing assistant appears to have recovered from the Ebola virus, authorities said Sunday, nearly two weeks after she became the first person infected outside West Africa... more »»

Sweden: 3 credible sightings in submarine search

October 19, 2014

HELSINKI (AP) — The Swedish military said Sunday it had made three credible sightings of foreign undersea activity in its waters during the past few days amid reports of a suspected Russian... more »»

Liberia president describes heavy cost of Ebola

October 19, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said Ebola has killed more than 2,000 people in her country and has brought it to "a standstill," noting that Liberia and two... more »»

Albania, Serbia postpone visit after soccer brawl

October 19, 2014

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A planned visit this week by Albania's prime minister to Serbia, the first in nearly 70 years, has been postponed for next month, authorities said Sunday, after political... more »»

UN says Iraq has executed 60 people this year

October 19, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi authorities have executed at least 60 people so far in 2014, a United Nations report said Sunday, expressing concern that "irreversible miscarriages of justice" were taking... more »»

Tug towing disabled Russian container ship to port

October 19, 2014

PRINCE RUPERT, British Columbia (AP) — A large American tug boat was pulling a disabled Russian cargo ship to a port on British Columbia's coast, ending fears that the vessel carrying hundreds of... more »»

Ebola: Africa's image takes a hit

October 19, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In the United States, some parents fearful of deadly Ebola pulled children out of a school after the principal returned from Zambia, an African nation far from the area hit by... more »»

Catholics, Protestants honor Paisley in Belfast

October 19, 2014

DUBLIN (AP) — Ian Paisley often divided Northern Ireland in life. more »»

Marine accused in Philippine killing tests US ties

October 19, 2014

OLONGAPO, Philippines (AP) — Inside a funeral parlor, a Filipino mother sits and weeps next to a coffin containing the body of her daughter and demands answers. more »»

 
 
 

 

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