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Mediator cites distress over South Sudan truce violation

February 23, 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The continuing violations of a South Sudan truce signed earlier this month are vexing mediators, an Ethiopian official said Monday as peace talks resumed on Monday... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia

February 23, 2015

People in China and throughout the world began their Lunar New Year celebrations last week. more »»

Ukraine: rebel attacks prevent weapons pullback

February 23, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian military spokesman says continuing attacks from rebels are delaying Ukrainian forces' pullback of heavy weapons from the front line in the country's east. more »»

Lost amid fiery rhetoric: progress toward closing Guantanamo

February 23, 2015

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — Thirty-five-year-old Abdalmalik Wahab had been imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay for nearly 14 years without charge when he got some good news: The U.S. more »»

Death toll rises to at least 68 in Bangladesh ferry disaster

February 23, 2015

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The death toll from a weekend ferry disaster in central Bangladesh rose to 68 as divers searched for bodies Monday in the latest mishap in the South Asian natio. more »»

Death toll rises to at least 65 in Bangladesh ferry disaster

February 23, 2015

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The death toll from a weekend ferry disaster in central Bangladesh rose to 65 as divers searched for bodies Monday in the latest mishap in the South Asian natio. more »»

Zionism debate at heart of bitter Israeli vote

February 23, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — What is Zionism? The ideological question, rooted in the 19th century, has gained surprising urgency in an Israeli election campaign that seems more open than had been expected. more »»

Somalia extremists urge attacks on US shopping malls

February 23, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A video purported to be by Somalia's al-Qaida-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other Western countries. more »»

Somalia extremists urge attacks on US shopping malls

February 22, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A video purported to be by Somalia's al-Qaida-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other Western countries. more »»

Blast hits march in eastern Ukraine, killing 2

February 22, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A bomb blast killed two at a march in east Ukraine on Sunday on the first anniversary of the ouster of the country's Russia-friendly president, a gruesome counterpoint to the... more »»

South Africa: All 486 miners trapped by fire are found safe

February 22, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — All 486 miners trapped underground after a fire broke out at a South African goldmine have been found safe, the mine's spokeswoman said Sunday. more »»

Egypt's el-Sissi says need growing for joint Arab force

February 22, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's president said Sunday that the need for a joint Arab military force is growing every day as the region faces the threat of Islamic militancy. more »»

Iran responds to US warnings it might quit nuclear talks

February 22, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — A senior Iranian official is responding sharply to warnings that Washington is ready to quit nuclear talks unless Tehran agrees to a deal that demonstrates it does not want atomic... more »»

Turkish military enters Syria to evacuate troops, tomb

February 22, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Hundreds of Turkish troops backed by tanks took part in an overnight operation into neighboring Syria to evacuate dozens of besieged soldiers guarding an Ottoman tomb and... more »»

Attacks kills 19 people in Iraq

February 22, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Multiple bombings, including a suicide truck bomb attack on Shiite militiamen, killed 19 people on Sunday in Iraq, as police found four bodies with gunshots wounds in the capital,... more »»

Palestinians threaten to end security ties with Israel

February 22, 2015

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian president has threatened to stop security coordination with Israel if the country continues to withhold millions of dollars of Palestinian tax revenue, ... more »»

AP Interview: Liberia leader urges help in post-Ebola phase

February 22, 2015

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Liberia's leader on Sunday urged the United States and other countries to keep up their support to the West African nation as it recovers from the Ebola... more »»

Yemen's Hadi says still legitimate president

February 22, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The embattled Yemeni leader who resigned the presidency last month and has fled the rebel-controlled capital said on Sunday that he is still the country's legitimate president... more »»

Report: Saudi men detained for dancing at birthday party

February 22, 2015

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's morality police detained a group of young men for dancing at a birthday party and referred them to prosecutors, according to a state-linked media report. more »»

Maldives arrests ex-president for his move to arrest judge

February 22, 2015

MALE, Maldives (AP) — Authorities in the Maldives arrested former President and current opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed on Sunday, ordering him to stand trial for his 2012 decision to arrest a... more »»

 
 
 

 

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