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Israel pushing for Pollard to come to Israel after release

July 29, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's deputy foreign minister says Israel is making "very great efforts" to lobby for spy Jonathan Pollard to be granted permission to travel to Israel after his upcoming... more »»

Bahrain makes multiple arrests in wake of deadly bombing

July 29, 2015

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahraini authorities have arrested several suspects in the wake of a deadly bombing targeting police in the strategically important island kingdom. more »»

Students in Hong Kong warn of erosion in academic freedom

July 29, 2015

HONG KONG (AP) — Students at Hong Kong's most prestigious university say its academic freedom is under attack in what they maintain is the politically motivated stalling of the appointment of an... more »»

Myanmar's democracy leader runs in Nov. 8 polls to keep seat

July 29, 2015

THANLYIN, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday registered for November elections to keep her seat in parliament and challenge the ruling military-backed party. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Italy's cowboys show off their skill

July 29, 2015

PIANE VOMANO, Italy (AP) — Italy may be better-known for its soccer skills, but on ranches across the country, cowboys are honing their skills of horsemanship and cattle management, and dreaming... more »»

Official: Turkish jets pound PKK positions in Iraq

July 29, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish jets hit Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq in a new raid against the separatist group, authorities said Wednesday, as Turkey's opposition pro-Kurdish party... more »»

Pakistan police kill feared Sunni militant leader, 13 others

July 29, 2015

MUZAFFARGARH, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police gunned down one of the country's most-feared Sunni militant leaders and 13 followers in a mysterious pre-dawn shootout Wednesday, killing a man... more »»

Parole for Pollard revisits divisions over extent of harm

July 29, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The arrest of Jonathan Pollard for spying for Israel touched off one of the most sensational spy cases in recent American history, stoking fierce international passions and... more »»

Pollard to be freed; US analyst spied for Israel

July 29, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jonathan Pollard, the former Navy intelligence analyst whose conviction of spying for Israel stoked fierce international passions, has been granted parole and will be released... more »»

Symbol of dictatorship abuse, Chilean sees justice coming

July 29, 2015

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Her scarred face long ago became a symbol of the atrocities committed during Chile's 1973-90 dictatorship led by Gen. Augusto Pinochet. more »»

Pollard to be freed; US analyst spied for Israel

July 28, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jonathan Pollard, the former Navy intelligence analyst whose conviction of spying for Israel stoked fierce international passions, has been granted parole and will be released... more »»

Zimbabwe: American being sought for lion poaching

July 28, 2015

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean police said Tuesday they are searching for an American who allegedly shot a well-known, protected lion known as Cecil with a crossbow in a killing that has... more »»

The Latest: UN official voices concern about Syria safe zone

July 28, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group and related developments (all times local):

9:50 p.m.

The U.N. more »»

Libya court sentences Gadhafi son to death for 2011 killings

July 28, 2015

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Moammar Gadhafi's son and onetime heir apparent was convicted and sentenced to death on Tuesday by a court in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, on charges of murder and inciting... more »»

Fighting between Turkey and Kurds escalate amid NATO unease

July 28, 2015

ISTANBUL (AP) — Fighting between the Turkish military and Kurdish rebels escalated Tuesday amid signs of unease from NATO allies attending an emergency meeting about Turkey's conflicts with the... more »»

2,100 migrants try to storm Eurotunnel site in French port

July 28, 2015

PARIS (AP) — About 2,100 migrants tried to storm the area surrounding the Eurotunnel early Tuesday before being repelled by police, an official in the northern French port of Calais said. more »»

The Latest: Iraqi PM speaks out against Turkish airstrikes

July 28, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group and related developments (all times local):

8:25 p.m. more »»

Desmond Tutu returns for treatment in South African hospital

July 28, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — South African retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has returned for hospital treatment, a week after he left a Cape Town hospital following an intensive antibiotics course for an... more »»

Critically endangered northern white rhino dies at Czech zoo

July 28, 2015

PRAGUE (AP) — One of the last five northern white rhinoceros left in the world has died. more »»

 
 
 

 

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