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Car bomb kills at least 22 in southern Syria

August 15, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — A car bomb exploded outside a mosque in an opposition-held town in southern Syria on Friday, killing at least 22 people, activists said. more »»

Ebola may leave 1 million in need of food help

August 15, 2014

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — The deadly Ebola virus that has killed more than 1,000 in West Africa is disrupting the flow of goods, forcing the United Nations to plan food convoys for up to a million... more »»

Iran: Nuclear deal by November deadline unlikely

August 15, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's foreign minister said Friday that Tehran is unlikely to reach a final nuclear accord with world powers by a November deadline. more »»

US sees surge in Cuban rafters aiming for Florida

August 15, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — One early morning this April, Dairon Morera climbed onto a raft of aluminum tanks with 22 other people, revved up a Volvo car motor and pushed off the Cuban shore, joining a... more »»

Ukraine: We destroyed Russian military incursion

August 15, 2014

KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia (AP) — Russian military vehicles crossed into Ukraine during the night, NATO and Ukraine said Friday, and the Ukrainian president said most of them were quickly... more »»

Turkey confirms Erdogan's win as new president

August 15, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's High Electoral Board on Friday confirmed Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan as the country's first popularly elected president. more »»

Ukraine: Some Russian military vehicles destroyed

August 15, 2014

KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia (AP) — NATO and Ukraine said Russian military vehicles did cross into Ukraine during the night and the Ukrainian president said most of them were destroyed by his... more »»

7 dead as battle erupts in Somali capital

August 15, 2014

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Combat shook Mogadishu early Friday as government troops launched a dawn attack on a house belonging to a former warlord as part of a disarmament campaign. more »»

Panama Canal turns 100 as expansion hits snags

August 15, 2014

PANAMA CITY (AP) — It was supposed to be a grand celebration of the engineering triumph that forged a nation. more »»

Pope has tough sell on materialism in South Korea

August 15, 2014

DAEJEON, South Korea (AP) — Pope Francis called Friday for Catholics to combat the allure of materialism, an appeal that might be a hard sell in South Korea, a newly rich and hyper-competitive... more »»

2 deaths overshadow end of Chess Olympiad

August 15, 2014

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A major international chess tournament in northern Norway ended on a grim note, with one player dying in the middle of a game and another found dead in a hotel room, organizers... more »»

Russia lets Ukraine inspect aid convoy

August 15, 2014

KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia (AP) — Russia let Ukrainian officials inspect an aid convoy while it was still on Russian soil Friday and agreed that the Red Cross can distribute the goods in... more »»

127 victims identified from Ukraine plane disaster

August 15, 2014

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch authorities say they have identified 127 victims from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster in Ukraine. more »»

Spain: Woman arrested with coke in breast implants

August 15, 2014

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested a woman who landed at Madrid's international airport with 1.7 kilos (3.7 pounds) of cocaine hidden in her breast implants. more »»

Clashes erupt during opposition rally in Pakistan

August 15, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Supporters of the Pakistani government and opposition protesters clashed on Friday during the second day of a march to the capital aimed at forcing Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to... more »»

Poland puts on biggest military parade in years

August 15, 2014

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland put on its biggest military parade in years Friday to mark its annual armed forces holiday, with the president saying the violence in Ukraine shows that conflict is... more »»

Iraq's PM-designate calls for unity

August 15, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's new prime minister-designate says he is committed to fighting corruption and uniting the Iraqi people in the face of terrorism. more »»

Image of Asia: Floating in Sydney Harbour

August 15, 2014

In this photo by Rob Griffith, an inflatable sea turtle sculpture floats past the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridg. more »»

Hungary: Sanctions on Russia more damaging to West

August 15, 2014

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's prime minister said the West is "shooting itself in the foot" with inadequately thought through economic sanctions against Russia. more »»

Iraq's top cleric calls for unity after PM resigns

August 15, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — The decision by Nouri al-Maliki to step down as Iraq's prime minister brought celebrations from his opponents Friday, as the country's top Shiite cleric urged his successor to carr... more »»

 
 

 

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