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UN: High civilian toll in Yemen conflict; at least 550 dead

April 24, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — With combatants fighting in neighborhoods and Saudi-led coalition warplanes pounding Iran-backed rebels from the sky, Yemen's war is wreaking a particularly bloody toll among... more »»

Greece under fire from creditors as bailout talks drag

April 24, 2015

RIGA, Latvia (AP) — European creditors turned up the heat on Greece Friday to deliver an economic reform program that it needs to avoid a possible default and even an exit from the euro. more »»

Romania: robbers trained to steal jewels, cars detained

April 24, 2015

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Prosecutors detained 14 people Friday who are suspected of belonging to a network of well-dressed robbers who were trained to rob luxury items in Romania and the Europea... more »»

Night train kills 14 migrants 'sleeping' on Macedonia tracks

April 24, 2015

VELES, Macedonia (AP) — A group of migrants trying to reach European opportunity via what's billed by smugglers as a "safe" route — trekking along train tracks through the Balkans — was hit by an... more »»

Italy court OKs arrest of suspected smuggler captain, crew

April 24, 2015

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — A judge in Sicily on Friday confirmed the arrest warrants against the suspected captain and crew member of the smuggling boat that capsized in the Mediterranean's worst eve... more »»

Armenia marks centennial of killing of 1.5 million

April 24, 2015

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The presidents of Russia and France joined other leaders Friday at ceremonies commemorating the massacre of Armenians a century ago by Ottoman Turks, an event which still... more »»

Iraqi general, 3 officers killed in Islamic State ambush

April 24, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Fighters from the Islamic State group ambushed an Iraqi army convoy on Friday with a bulldozer packed with explosives, killing the commander of the Iraqi 1st Division and three of... more »»

1st round toward final Iran nuke deal ends on positive note

April 24, 2015

VIENNA (AP) — Diplomats say the first round of Iran nuclear talks aimed at turning a tentative agreement into a final deal has been positive and indicates an agreement can be reached by the June... more »»

Saudi Arabia says IS group behind killing of 2 policemen

April 24, 2015

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Two Saudi men operating under orders from members of the extremist Islamic State group in Syria are suspected of being behind the killing of two policemen in the... more »»

Armenians around the world mark 1915 genocide

April 24, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Around the world on Friday, tens of thousands of people of Armenian descent commemorated the genocide 100 years ago of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks. more »»

Ex-Yemeni president tells Shiite allies to withdraw

April 24, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Ousted Yemeni President has called upon his allies, Shiite rebels whose power grab triggered a month-long Saudi-led offensive, to comply with a U.N. more »»

Powerful former Syrian army general dies in hospital

April 24, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Rostom Ghazali, the Syrian general once considered the most powerful man in Lebanon and a key suspect in the assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri, has died i... more »»

Poland bans 'provocative' Russian bikers loyal to Putin

April 24, 2015

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish authorities said Friday they will not allow a nationalistic Russian motorcycle group loyal to President Vladimir Putin to enter Poland, but insisted the move is not... more »»

Refugees from Burundi flow into Rwanda as tensions mount

April 24, 2015

GASHORA, Rwanda (AP) — More than 10,000 people from the East African nation of Burundi have crossed into neighboring Rwanda amid threats of violence ahead of elections, with many arriving here... more »»

Chilean village a ghost town after Calbuco's twin eruptions

April 24, 2015

ENSENADA, Chile (AP) — Mighty blasts from the looming Calbuco volcano have left Ensenada an ash-drowned ghost town, abandoned by its 1,500 residents. more »»

Families stream to battlefields for 100th year of Gallipoli

April 24, 2015

GALLIPOLI, Turkey (AP) — Families of soldiers who served in the Gallipoli campaign of World War I, along with world leaders, streamed onto the battle sites on Friday for ceremonies marking 100... more »»

Man turns self in, says he landed drone at Japan PM office

April 24, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police said Friday they are investigating a man who claimed responsibility for landing a drone on the roof of the Japanese prime minister's office this week. more »»

Foreigners who came to Brazil in boom times flee the bust

April 24, 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — When Frenchman Gwenel Lecourieux was gearing up to move to Brazil, the country with its swelling upper class and world-renowned hunger for luxury goods seemed like the... more »»

EU doubles emergency aid to nations dealing with migrants

April 24, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has doubled the emergency aid to frontline member states Italy, Greece and Malta which have to deal with the massive influx of migrants coming across the... more »»

Greece bailout deal elusive, 'significant' more work needed

April 24, 2015

RIGA, Latvia (AP) — Greece remains at loggerheads with its European creditors on an economic reform program required to unlock money the country will need to avoid a possible default and even an... more »»

 
 
 

 

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