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Iraqi military clashes with militants in Tikrit

August 19, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Skirmishes broke out Tuesday between Iraqi security forces and militants on the outskirts of Tikrit, a local official and a resident said, a day after the Iraqi and Kurdish troops... more »»

Liberia: 3 receiving untested Ebola drug improving

August 19, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Three Liberian health workers receiving an experimental drug for Ebola are showing signs of recovery, officials said Tuesday, though medical experts caution it is not... more »»

South Africa repatriates journalist's remains

August 19, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's "native of nowhere" is finally home. more »»

Ukrainian troops inch closer to rebel city Donetsk

August 19, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian government troops were fighting pro-Russian rebels in the streets of Luhansk on Tuesday and captured most of a town near the eastern city of Donetsk, tightening... more »»

Israel reports new rocket attacks from Gaza Strip

August 19, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip have fired two more rockets into southern Israel.

It says the rockets were intercepted and no one was hur. more »»

Image of Asia: On the street in Old Delhi

August 19, 2014

In this photo by Manish Swarup, a man checks his mobile phone as he walks on a crowded street in Old Delhi in the afternoon. more »»

Pakistan troops guard parliament before mass rally

August 19, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan deployed soldiers Tuesday to protect the seat of the country's government in Islamabad ahead of a planned march by thousands of anti-government protesters, the first... more »»

Thousands of intense earthquakes rock Iceland

August 19, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of small intense earthquakes are rocking Iceland amid concerns that one of the country's volcanoes may be close to erupting. more »»

Car crash in Argentina kills 3 relatives of pope

August 19, 2014

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Three relatives of Pope Francis died and a fourth was in critical condition Tuesday after a car crash on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican and a local... more »»

Iraq military clashes with militants in Tikrit

August 19, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Skirmishes broke out Tuesday between Iraqi security forces and militants on the outskirts of Tikrit, a local official and a resident said, a day after the Iraqi and Kurdish troops... more »»

Israel launches airstrikes after Gaza rocket fire

August 19, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said it carried out a series of airstrikes Tuesday across the Gaza Strip in response to renewed rocket fire, a burst of violence that broke a temporary... more »»

Putin to meet Ukrainian president in Minsk

August 19, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin will meet with his Ukrainian counterpart at an Aug. 26 meeting in Minsk, Belaru. more »»

Activists: Jihadi killed near Syria-Lebanon border

August 19, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese Hezbollah fighters have killed a senior member of the Islamic State group who was known to be one of their top explosives experts in an operation inside Syria, activists... more »»

Pakistan troops to guard parliament ahead of rally

August 19, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's Interior Minister says soldiers will guard the country's parliament and the capital's so-called "Red Zone" ahead of a planned mass anti-government rally. more »»

Israel: Rockets fired from Gaza, cease-fire broken

August 19, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired three rockets into Israel on Tuesday, breaking a temporary cease-fire and casting a shadow on indirect negotiations over ending a... more »»

Ring, ring: London statues want to talk to you

August 19, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Calling all London tourists: Peter Pan, Sherlock Holmes and Queen Victoria want to have a word with you. more »»

Liberia: Missing quarantined patients are found

August 19, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — All the people who were being screened for Ebola when they fled a health center during looting are now back in a hospital, a Liberian official said Tuesday. more »»

Clash over Kurdish rebel statue in Turkey kills 1

August 19, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Backed by military helicopters and armored vehicles, Turkish troops clashed with Kurdish protesters trying to block the removal of a statue of a Kurdish rebel fighter on... more »»

Protesters set to march on Pakistan's parliament

August 19, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Thousands of protesters demanding Pakistan's prime minister step down prepared Tuesday to march on parliament in the capital, as authorities beefed up security to prevent possibl... more »»

Israelis, Palestinians resume talks on Gaza deal

August 19, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Palestinian and Israeli negotiators in Cairo resumed indirect talks on Tuesday, trying to hammer out a roadmap for the war-torn Gaza Strip after Egypt announced a 24-hour extension o... more »»

 
 

 

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