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Massive gas find promises to ease Egypt's fuel crisis

August 31, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — The discovery of a huge gas field off Egypt's coast promises to ease a long-running fuel crisis and boost the economy after years of unrest, but it will take years to develop and... more »»

Report: Colombia collecting bulk data without warrants

August 31, 2015

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Intelligence agencies in Colombia have been building robust tools to automatically collect vast amounts of data without judicial warrants and in defiance of a pledge to... more »»

EU struggles for answers as migrant influx raises tensions

August 31, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — French and German leaders reminded other European countries Monday of their shared responsibility toward refugees, as one official blamed harsh government policy for the deaths of... more »»

Huge blast at Spanish fireworks factory kills 5, wounds 6

August 31, 2015

MADRID (AP) — A huge explosion Monday at a fireworks factory in northeastern Spain killed five people and injured six others, authorities said.

The blast occurred around 2 p.. more »»

Dozens of Venezuelan shot by police amid crime crackdown

August 31, 2015

MARACAY, Venezuela (AP) — Workers in the industrial complex had been hiding in bathrooms and closets for hours when the shooting stopped. more »»

Experts to investigate new Ebola case in north Sierra Leone

August 31, 2015

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Ebola experts are in Sierra Leone's Kambia district investigating a case that emerged less than a week after the country's last known patient was discharged from a... more »»

Silence at Vatican funeral for ex-envoy in sexual abuse case

August 31, 2015

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Eight minutes of silence instead of a homily marked the Vatican funeral Monday of a former papal diplomat, whose trial on charges of possession of child pornography and sexual... more »»

Massive gas find a boon for Egypt, salve for energy crisis

August 31, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — The discovery of a huge natural gas field off the Egyptian coast is a major boon for the country that will help alleviate energy shortages and boost the economy, experts said Monday. more »»

Huge blast at Spanish fireworks factory kills 5, wounds 3

August 31, 2015

MADRID (AP) — A huge explosion Monday at a fireworks factory in northeastern Spain killed five people and seriously injured three others, police said.

The blast occurred around 2 p.m. more »»

AP Interview: IOM chief slams Hungary over migrant policies

August 31, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — Countries like Hungary that have blocked desperate migrants from traveling by train in Europe "push them right into the hands of smugglers," with potentially deadly consequences, th... more »»

Poland's warring leaders honor Solidarity separately

August 31, 2015

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's warring president and prime minister have separately marked the 35th anniversary of a key deal between striking workers and communist authorities that opened the wa... more »»

Flood at Russian zoo kills 1 bear, traps 14 others in cages

August 31, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — A flood has swept through a private zoo in Russia's Far East, trapping 14 brown bears and a lion in their half-submerged cages. more »»

Syrian official: Extent of damage at Palmyra temple unclear

August 31, 2015

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The extent of damage from a massive explosion near the ancient Temple of Bel in Syria's Palmyra is unclear, but it appears the structure is still standing despite an attemp... more »»

Gold hunters blocked from site of alleged Nazi gold train

August 31, 2015

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish authorities have blocked off a wooded area near a railroad track after scores of treasure hunters swarmed southwest Poland looking for an alleged Nazi gold train. more »»

Ukrainian kids go to military camp

August 31, 2015

STARE, Ukraine (AP) — More than 100 Ukrainian schoolchildren will have unusual tales to tell their mates when classes resume, after spending part of their summer vacations undergoing training by... more »»

Moldova: separatist leader to wed his foreign minister

August 31, 2015

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — The leader of a pro-Russian separatist republic has announced that his foreign minister is resigning to take up another position: she'll become his wife. more »»

Migrants bike into Norway at remote Arctic border crossing

August 31, 2015

HELSINKI (AP) — As Europe grapples with record-breaking numbers of migrants, a trickle of asylum seekers from Syria and the Mediterranean region have found an unlikely route: Through Russia to a... more »»

Canadians, Pakistani, Nigerian among dead in Saudi fire

August 31, 2015

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Three Canadians, a Pakistani and a Nigerian were among those killed in a fire that engulfed parts of a residential compound in Saudi Arabia's oil-rich east, a Saudi... more »»

Islamic State group seizes 200 residents of Iraqi town

August 31, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — The mayor of a remote, Islamic State-held town in western Iraq said on Monday that some 200 residents have been detained by the group at an unknown location following clashes there. more »»

Thai police seek 2 new suspects in Bangkok bombing probe

August 31, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police issued arrest warrants Monday for two more suspects, a Thai woman and a foreign man of unknown nationality, as part of a widening investigation that yielded its first... more »»

 
 
 

 

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