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Obama pushes African nations to treat gays equally under law

July 25, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — President Barack Obama nudged African nations Saturday to treat gays and lesbians equally under the law, a position that remains unpopular through much of the continent. more »»

Saudi-led coalition announces 5-day pause in Yemen attacks

July 25, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition says it will start a five-day humanitarian pause in Yemen on Sunday at one minute before midnight. more »»

Turkish jets strike Kurds in Iraq, Islamic State in Syria

July 25, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish jets struck camps belonging to Kurdish militants in northern Iraq, authorities said Saturday, the first strikes since a peace deal was announced in 2013, and again... more »»

Obama in Kenya: 'Africa is on the move'

July 25, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — President Barack Obama heralded Africa as a continent "on the move" Saturday as he opened a U.. more »»

Man killed by shark while diving off Australian coast

July 25, 2015

HOBART, Australia (AP) — A woman watched her father being mauled to death by a large shark on Saturday while the pair were diving off the Australian island state of Tasmania, police said. more »»

White House Notebook: Kenya says it's no terror hotbed

July 25, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyans eager to have their country in the spotlight during President Barack Obama's visit have been irked by a news report describing the East African nation as a "hotbed o... more »»

Hungary's Orban says illegal immigration threatens Europe

July 25, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Illegal immigration is a threat to Hungary and all of Europe, with the biggest risk coming from hundreds of millions of people from the "depths of Africa" looking to... more »»

AP PHOTOS: American football gains popularity in China

July 25, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — The scene could be from any U.S. more »»

Australian Islamic State group medic arrested on return home

July 25, 2015

SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian nurse who says he was forced by Islamic State militants to work as a medic in Syria was arrested after returning home and faces terrorism-related charges of supporting... more »»

Deep-sea mining looms on horizon as UN body issues contracts

July 25, 2015

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — The deep oceans span more than half the globe and their frigid depths have long been known to contain vast, untapped deposits of prized minerals. more »»

Chris Brown leaves Philippines after ordeal over legal issue

July 25, 2015

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Chris Brown finally left the Philippines and performed at a night club in Macau, but not without last-minute complications at the end of a three-day ordeal. more »»

Greek invites IMF to join bailout talks, should begin Monday

July 24, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece on Friday invited the International Monetary Fund to participate in its negotiations with European creditors over a vital third bailout — talks that are expected to... more »»

Convicted spy Pollard could be freed from prison soon

July 24, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jonathan Pollard, an American who was convicted of spying for Israel in a sensational espionage case that inflamed public sentiment, could be released from federal prison within... more »»

Ukraine's new police on charm offensive in Kiev

July 24, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Only a few months ago, Kiev residents would normally avoid the police if they could help it. The officer would be of no use on a complaint — or worse, would demand a bribe. more »»

Families of Germanwings victims honor unidentified remains

July 24, 2015

LE VERNET, France (AP) — The families of those killed in the Germanwings plane crash released white balloons into the air Friday, holding a ceremony in the French Alpine village exactly four... more »»

In shift, Turkish jets strike Islamic State targets in Syria

July 24, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — In a major tactical shift, Turkish warplanes struck Islamic State group targets across the border in Syria on Friday, a day after IS militants fired at a Turkish military... more »»

Turkish bombing of Islamic State marks end of tacit truce

July 24, 2015

ISTANBUL (AP) — Last month, the first edition of the Islamic State group's Turkish-language magazine contained not a word of criticism of the Turkish government. more »»

Strikes, labor slowdowns add up to summer of woe in Italy

July 24, 2015

ROME (AP) — Italy's summer of woe got worse Friday with one strike at Pompeii that left lines of tourists baking in the sun outside the World Heritage archaeological site and another at Alitalia... more »»

New Barcelona mayor criticized for removing old king's bust

July 24, 2015

MADRID (AP) — Barcelona's new leftist mayor was sharply criticized Friday for removing a bronze bust of former King Juan Carlos from the town hall's main chamber. more »»

Yemen clashes kill 20, as fighting rages

July 24, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Fierce battles between Shiite Houthi rebels and pro-government forces in Yemen's Marib province and the city of Taiz Friday killed 20 people, according to official. more »»

 
 
 

 

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