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Nigeria truce is shaky, no news of abducted girls

October 22, 2014

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Days after Nigeria's military raised hopes with the announcement that Islamic extremists had agreed to a cease-fire, Boko Haram is still fighting and there is no word on... more »»

UN inquiry head rejects N. Korea's 'honeyed words'

October 22, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — "A few honeyed words" by North Korea as it tries to avoid a referral to the International Criminal Court has not changed the human rights situation on the ground there, the... more »»

North Korean detainee reunites with family in Ohio

October 22, 2014

WEST CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) — An American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub returned home to Ohio on Wednesday to tears of joy and hugs from... more »»

Gaza rebuilding slowed by trickle of aid, rivalry

October 22, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Several dozen tons of cement bags stored in a warehouse are one of the few tangible achievements so far of a $2.7 billion plan to rebuild war-wrecked Gaza Strip. more »»

Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers OK fighters for Syria

October 22, 2014

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Lawmakers in Iraq's largely autonomous Kurdish region Wednesday authorized peshmerga forces to go to neighboring Syria and help fellow Kurds combat Islamic State militants in... more »»

Dozens released Ebola-free from Sierra Leone site

October 22, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Dozens of Ebola survivors have been discharged from a treatment center near Sierra Leone's capital and told they were virus-free, as police and residents clashed in... more »»

China's Yan Lianke receives Franz Kafka prize

October 22, 2014

PRAGUE (AP) — Yan Lianke, a Chinese author who has seen some of his novels banned in his homeland, has received the prestigious Franz Kafka Prize in the Czech Republic. more »»

Albania PM seeks to ease tensions with Serbia

October 22, 2014

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's prime minister said Wednesday that his nation and Serbia must try to end decades of hostility toward one another by focusing on major issues such as their mutual... more »»

Ottawa hospital says it treated 3 shooting victims

October 22, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A hospital says it has received three victims from the shootings in Canada's capital. more »»

Sax player behind 'Baker Street' solo dies at 60

October 22, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Musician Raphael Ravenscroft, who played one of the most famous saxophone solos of all time on Gerry Rafferty's "Baker Street," has died. He was 60. more »»

Ebola outbreak forces Liberians into exile

October 22, 2014

BUDUBURAM CAMP, Ghana (AP) — Henry Boley left Liberia to attend a conference in Nigeria just days after his twins were born. Now, weeks later, he can't get home. more »»

Bomb outside Cairo University wounds 10

October 22, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — A bomb exploded outside Egypt's largest and most prominent university in the country's capital on Wednesday, wounding 10 people, including six policemen, the Interior Ministry said. more »»

Kurdish fighters killed in Syria buried in Turkey

October 22, 2014

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Hundreds of supporters chanting slogans turned out to accompany three Kurdish fighters — two men and a woman barely out of her teens — to their final resting place in a dusty... more »»

UK man faked coma for 2 years to avoid court

October 22, 2014

LONDON (AP) — He might have got away with it if it hadn't been for his supermarket loyalty card. more »»

Iraqi Kurds authorize sending fighters to Kobani

October 22, 2014

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Lawmakers in Iraq's largely autonomous Kurdish region voted Wednesday to authorize sending Kurdish fighters known as peshmerga to help defend the embattled town of Kobani in... more »»

HK protest talks show gap between students, govt

October 22, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — On one side of the table sat the idealistic and earnest students in jeans and black T-shirts, knapsacks by their side. more »»

Court freezes assets of Romanian ex-prison chief

October 22, 2014

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A court on Wednesday froze the assets of a former Romanian prison commander charged with torturing and causing the deaths of 12 political prisoners in the 1950s and 1960... more »»

Pistorius spends first night in single jail cell

October 22, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius spent his first night of a five-year jail term in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in the capital, Pretoria, said a prison official. more »»

Erdogan: US airdrop to Kurds in Kobani a mistake

October 22, 2014

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says that the U.S. made a mistake in airdropping weapons to Kurds defending the Syrian city of Kobani from the Islamic State group. more »»

Pistorius spend first night in single jail cell

October 22, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius spent his first night of a five-year jail term in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in the capital, Pretoria, said a prison official. more »»

 
 
 

 

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