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Pakistan parliament meets over political crisis

September 2, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's lawmakers held an emergency session Tuesday over the political crisis roiling the country as thousands of anti-government protesters remained camped out in front of th... more »»

Group accuses extremists of war crimes in Iraq

September 2, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — An international rights group accused the extremist Islamic State group on Tuesday of carrying out a systematic campaign of "ethnic cleansing" in northern Iraq that includes mass... more »»

Australian dad accused of abusing Thai-born twins

September 2, 2014

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian man has been charged with sexually abusing twin girls he fathered several years ago to a Thai surrogate mother in another case that casts a harsh light on... more »»

Clashes between Islamists, rivals in Libya kill 31

September 2, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Fierce clashes in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi between Islamist militiamen and rival forces loyal to a renegade general have killed 31 fighters on both sides, a security official... more »»

Gunmen in Tunisia attempt to kill politician

September 2, 2014

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A secular Tunisian parliamentarian narrowly escaped assassination by six masked gunmen who surrounded his home early Tuesday in a city near the Algerian border, the Interior... more »»

UK: Passports could be seized to fight terrorism

September 2, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday proposed new laws that would give police the power to seize the passports of Britons suspected of having traveled abroad to fight with... more »»

Top South America hackers rattle Peru's Cabinet

September 2, 2014

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The Peruvian hackers have broken into military, police, and other sensitive government networks in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela and Peru, defacing websites and... more »»

Syrian rebels, government clash in Golan Heights

September 2, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels clashed with government troops on Monday in the Golan Heights, where al-Qaida-linked insurgents abducted U.N. peacekeepers last week, activists sai. more »»

Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

September 2, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy — a shift that reflects Moscow's... more »»

Fiji says Syrian rebels issue demands for captives

September 2, 2014

SUVA, Fiji (AP) — Fiji's military commander said Tuesday that Syrian rebels have issued three demands for the release of 45 Fijian peacekeepers they've held captive for five days.

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Regional body to help restore stability in Lesotho

September 2, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Southern Africa's regional body said Monday it will send an envoy and an observer team to Lesotho to help restore stability and security in the mountainous kingdom where... more »»

Acid victims' photo shoot draws attention in India

September 2, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — A fashion photo shoot featuring five victims of acid attacks is drawing wide attention in India. more »»

Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

September 1, 2014

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and — watched by officials as they... more »»

Regional body to help restore stability in Lesotho

September 1, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Southern Africa's regional body said Monday it will send an envoy and an observer team to Lesotho to help restore stability and security in the mountainous kingdom where... more »»

Parents of ill UK boy fight extradition from Spain

September 1, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The parents say they want to give their 5 year-old-boy with a brain tumor the best chance to live with a revolutionary new treatment they learned about on the Interne. more »»

Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggage

September 1, 2014

HAVANA (AP) — Lugging duffel bags crammed with soap, socks, toys and other hard-to-obtain consumer goods, travelers arriving in Cuba on Monday complained that new government restrictions on their... more »»

Iraqi prime minister pledges to root out militants

September 1, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's outgoing prime minster pledged Monday to turn his country into "a big grave" for Sunni militants from the Islamic State group and commended security forces who achieved a... more »»

Pakistan's premier challenged by raging protests

September 1, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Ahead of a joint session of parliament, Pakistan's prime minister and army chief held marathon meetings Monday over violent anti-government protests that could force the premier... more »»

Senegal monitors contacts of 1st Ebola patient

September 1, 2014

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegalese authorities on Monday were monitoring everyone who was in contact with a student infected with Ebola who crossed into the country, and who has lost three family... more »»

Merkel: Arming Kurds in Germany's interest

September 1, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel has told lawmakers that it's in Germany's interests to arm the Kurdish fighters who are battling Islamic extremists in Iraq. more »»

 
 

 

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