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Swiss: 17-year-old girl wounded in Aug. 13 train attack dies

August 31, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss police say a 17-year-old girl who was wounded Aug. 13 after a man attacked passengers aboard a Swiss train with a knife and burning liquid has died of her injuries. more »»

Suu Kyi: Myanmar has unique chance to forge peace

August 31, 2016

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar has a unique opportunity to end decades of ethnic rebellions in various parts of the country, leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Wednesday as she promised that her... more »»

South Korea says top North Korean official executed

August 31, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has executed a vice premier and banished two other top officials to rural areas for re-education, South Korean officials said Wednesday. more »»

Vote on whether to remove president nears in Brazil's Senate

August 31, 2016

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Senators debated the fate of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff into the wee hours of Wednesday, then planned a short break before casting votes that will decide whether t... more »»

The Latest: Trump says immigrants taking minorities' jobs

August 31, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):

11:25 p.m. more »»

Islamic State group says spokesman killed in Syria

August 31, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group's spokesman and chief strategist, who laid out the blueprint for the extremist group's attacks against the West, has been killed while overseeing operations... more »»

Diplomats disagree over Syria chemical sanctions

August 31, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. more »»

Brazil Senate debates fate of Rousseff, final vote Wednesday

August 30, 2016

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Senators deciding whether to oust President Dilma Rousseff headed into a long night of debate Tuesday, with so many wanting to speak that the judge presiding over the... more »»

Egypt's new law on churches angers Christian critics

August 30, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's lawmakers on Tuesday passed the country's first law spelling out the rules for building a church, a step Christians have long hoped would free up construction that was often... more »»

Crossbow suspect alleged to have killed mother, brothers

August 30, 2016

TORONTO (AP) — A man who allegedly used a crossbow in a triple homicide in Toronto last week killed his mother and two brothers, according to police. more »»

Europe hits Apple with a $15 billion-plus tax bill

August 30, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The European Union ordered Apple on Tuesday to pay nearly $15 billion in back taxes to Ireland, plus billions more in interest, in a move that dramatically escalates the figh... more »»

The Latest: Romania to hold day of mourning for quake dead

August 30, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on Italy's devastating Aug. 24 earthquake (all times local):

10:40 p.. more »»

Islamic State group says spokesman killed in Syria

August 30, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group's spokesman and chief strategist, who laid out the blueprint for the extremist group's attacks against the West, has been killed while overseeing operations... more »»

Pressure building to condemn Syria over chemical weapons

August 30, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — United Nations diplomats are considering whether to sanction Syria over the use of chemical weapons after inspectors determined that government forces deployed them on at... more »»

What next? Opaque Uzbekistan faces transition anxieties

August 30, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — Whether Uzbekistan's president is at death's door or has already passed through is unclear, but that may not be the greatest uncertainty facing the country — it's what comes after... more »»

Suicidal Germanwings pilot had struggled in US flight school

August 30, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The German pilot who deliberately flew his airliner into a mountainside last year had struggled with learning to fly and had failed a key test of his skills during training in... more »»

Egypt approves law on churches despite Christian opposition

August 30, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's state news agency says parliament has approved a first-ever law to regulate the construction of churches despite opposition from rights groups and Coptic Christian leaders. more »»

Clashes subside in Syria between Turkish, Kurdish forces

August 30, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Clashes between Turkey's military and Kurdish-backed Syrian forces subsided Tuesday evening after days of fighting between the two had frustrated efforts by a U.S. more »»

The Latest: Turkey slams US criticism of Syria action

August 30, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Syrian conflict, following Ankara's incursion into the war-torn state last week (all times local):

10 p.m.

Turkey says U.S. more »»

 
 
 

 

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