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Seoul: North Korea fires rocket seen as covert missile test

February 7, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Sunday defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of technology for ... more »»

The Latest: More than 130 missing, 18 dead in Taiwan quake

February 7, 2016

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — The Latest on a magnitude-6.4 earthquake in southern Taiwan (all times local):

8:30 a.m. more »»

Haiti leader departs as he came: amid uncertainty, disorder

February 7, 2016

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Michel Martelly came to office promising a stronger Haiti following a messy election that provoked widespread skepticism. more »»

Neighbors begin vigilance as North Korea launch window opens

February 6, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's neighbors began an uneasy waiting game Sunday, the start of an eight-day window for a planned North Korean long-range rocket launch. more »»

Somali officials: Suicide bomber may have blown hole in jet

February 6, 2016

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A suicide bomber is suspected to have set off the explosive that blew a hole in a jetliner, sucked the man out of the plane and forced the aircraft to make an emergency... more »»

The Latest: Attackers torch refugee center in Prague

February 6, 2016

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Latest on the flow of thousands of would-be refugees from the Middle East and elsewhere to Europe (all times local):

9:10 p.m. more »»

AP NewsBreak: Deal reached on provisional Haiti government

February 6, 2016

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Top Haitian leaders have reached an agreement to install a provisional government less than a day before President Michel Martelly is scheduled to step down, an... more »»

Turkey under pressure as Syrians mass at border

February 6, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey came under mounting pressure to open its border Saturday as tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing a government onslaught sought entry and the European Union called on Ankara t... more »»

Haiti leader departs as he came: amid uncertainty, disorder

February 6, 2016

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Michel Martelly came to office promising a stronger Haiti following a messy election that provoked widespread skepticism. more »»

The Latest: France rescues 4 trying to cross the Channel

February 6, 2016

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Latest on the flow of thousands of would-be refugees from the Middle East and elsewhere to Europe (all times local):

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7:50 p.. more »»

Pope's sex abuse panel tells abuse survivor to take a leave

February 6, 2016

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis' sex abuse advisory committee voted Saturday to sideline one of its members, a high-profile abuse survivor who had clashed with the commission over its mission. more »»

Over 100 missing, 14 dead as strong quake rattles Taiwan

February 6, 2016

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers were searching late Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn, causing a high-rise... more »»

Anti-Islam groups rally across Europe; clashes in Amsterdam

February 6, 2016

DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Protesters rallied against Islam and immigration in several European cities Saturday, sometimes clashing with police or counter-demonstrators amid growing tensions over th... more »»

The Latest: Calais police fire tear gas at far-right rally

February 6, 2016

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Latest on the flow of refugees from the Middle East and elsewhere to Europe (all times local):

7 p.m. more »»

Firebrand monks a powerful force in Myanmar despite setback

February 6, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dark-skinned and bearded men jump a young woman after she prays at a Buddhist shrine. They push her to the ground and rape her. Then they cut off her ear and slit her throat. more »»

Italy demands answers as student's body flown in from Cairo

February 6, 2016

ROME (AP) — Italy demanded Saturday that Egyptian authorities swiftly determine who was responsible for the torture and slaying of an Italian doctoral student researching Egyptian labor movements... more »»

Austrian police: 5 skiers killed in 'massive' avalanche

February 6, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Five people were killed Saturday when a "massive" avalanche in the Austrian Alps struck skiers from the Czech Republic taking part in a freeriding camp, police said. more »»

Syria says any foreign troops would return 'in coffins'

February 6, 2016

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's foreign minister warned Saturday that Saudi or other foreign troops entering his country would "return home in wooden coffins" and asserted that recent military... more »»

Afghanistan meeting ends with call for talks with Taliban

February 6, 2016

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Four-nation talks aimed at ending Afghanistan's 15-year war concluded Saturday with a call for direct negotiations between the government and the Taliban by the end of February,... more »»

Italy demands answers as student's body is flown from Cairo

February 6, 2016

ROME (AP) — Italy demanded Saturday that Egyptian authorities swiftly determine the truth about an Italian doctoral student slain and reportedly tortured in Cairo as he researched Egyptian labor... more »»

 
 
 

 

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