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The Latest: Kerry wants aircraft grounded to allow Syria aid

September 21, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria's conflict (all times local):

6:10 p.m.

U.S. more »»

UK's Tate galleries acquire replica of anti-war protest camp

September 21, 2016

LONDON (AP) — A replica of an anti-war protest camp that stood outside Britain's Parliament for a decade has been acquired by the country's most visited group of art museums, the Tate. more »»

Russia to send its aircraft carrier to eastern Mediterranean

September 21, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian navy will send its sole aircraft carrier to the eastern Mediterranean as part of Moscow's efforts to reaffirm its influence in Syria and showcase its resurgent military... more »»

Obama, Netanyahu meeting a capstone to years of testy ties

September 21, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Frustrated after years of fraught diplomacy, President Barack Obama will seek Wednesday to cast the U.. more »»

Hungarian inmates working around the clock on border fence

September 21, 2016

MARIANOSZTRA, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian prison inmates are ramping up their production of razor wire, working around the clock as Hungary prepares to build a second fence on the border with Serbia... more »»

Proposal to revive royal yacht draws fans, foes in Britain

September 21, 2016

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. may be sailing into an uncertain future outside the European Union, but if campaigners have their way, Britannia will rule the waves agai. more »»

South African police clash with university students

September 21, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police on Wednesday set off stun grenades and threw tear gas at stone-throwing students from a leading university who were demonstrating for free education. more »»

Africa divided over ivory trade, as some states want to sell

September 21, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Villagers and elephants are competing for scarce water in a remote part of Namibia, one of a minority of African nations that will push for the right to sell millions of... more »»

New class of pampered purebred dogs emerges in Cuba

September 21, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — Lourdes Ortega spent nine years castrating cattle and ridding pigs of parasites until a chronic nerve disease forced her out of veterinary medicine, leaving her struggling for two... more »»

Iran to IAEA: West needs to normalize economic relations

September 21, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — Iran's delegation to the International Atomic Energy Agency says Western nations need to normalize relations with his country, saying Tehran has been living up to its end of a deal... more »»

Migrants are main target of French presidential candidates

September 21, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Temporary home to thousands of migrants trying to reach Britain, the French city of Calais is a major battlefield for presidential candidates who are seizing on fears of immigration... more »»

Part of Prague's iconic Dancing House turns into hotel

September 21, 2016

PRAGUE (AP) — For many of the millions of tourists who flood the Czech capital every year, taking a selfie in front of the Dancing House has become as important as walking across the medieval... more »»

Aid group: Syria strike hit mobile unit not medical facility

September 21, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — An airstrike in northern Syria that killed five members of medical staff hit a mobile emergency unit and not a medical facility, a relief organization said Wednesday. more »»

Man wounded after attempt to enter Israeli Embassy in Turkey

September 21, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — An attacker armed with a knife tried to enter the Israeli Embassy in Turkey on Wednesday before being shot and slightly wounded by Turkish security officials, Turkish and... more »»

Iran 'determined' to boost military after US-Israel deal

September 21, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's chief of staff of the armed forces said Wednesday a $38 billion aid deal between the United States and Israel makes Iran more determined to strengthen its military. more »»

Airstrike on Syrian medical facility kills 5 staff

September 21, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — An airstrike on a medical facility in northern Syria has killed at least five staff members, the medical relief organization that runs the facility said Wednesday. more »»

The Latest: Embassy intruder not known linked to extremists

September 21, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the shooting outside the Israeli Embassy in Ankara (all times local):

2 p.m. more »»

Papers show Libyan IS bridal dowries of guns, explosives

September 21, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Documents retrieved from Sirte, the Islamic State group's last bastion in Libya, record the variety of dowries offered by militant grooms to their future wives, including an explosiv... more »»

Israel: Forces shoot and lightly wound Palestinian girl, 13

September 21, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Defense Ministry says its forces shot a 13-year-old Palestinian girl in the leg after she refused to stop at a West Bank crossing. more »»

Pakistani Christian jailed for blasphemy over Facebook like

September 21, 2016

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say they have arrested a 16-year-old Christian boy on blasphemy charges after he "liked" an "inappropriate" photograph on Facebook of the Kaaba in Mecca,... more »»

 
 
 

 

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