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Ruling party ahead in Mozambique elections

October 17, 2014

MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — The ruling party candidate in the southern African country of Mozambique was leading in early returns from a presidential election this week, officials sai. more »»

Israel raises the dead with skyward cemetery

October 17, 2014

PETAH TIKVA, Israel (AP) — At first glance, the multi-tiered jungle of concrete off a major central Israeli highway does not appear unusual in this city of bland high-rises. more »»

Powerful Hurricane Gonzalo approaching Bermuda

October 17, 2014

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — Hurricane Gonzalo roared toward Bermuda as a powerful Category 4 storm early Friday amid warnings by forecasters that the British island territory would likely be hit wit... more »»

Europe signals progress on Ukraine

October 17, 2014

MILAN (AP) — European leaders and Russia signaled cautious optimism over a peace deal for Ukraine after a high-level meeting in Milan on Friday, but emphasized details still need to be worked out. more »»

Trial opens to judge ex-Khmer Rouge on genocide

October 17, 2014

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The first trial weighing charges of genocide against Cambodia's brutal 1970s Khmer Rouge regime opened Friday with a prosecutor saying it will show that Cambodians wer... more »»

Pakistan court upholds blasphemy death sentence

October 17, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court has upheld the death sentence of a Christian woman whose 2010 conviction for blasphemy led to the assassination of two politicians who supported her, a defense... more »»

Kobani key to US strategy against Islamic State

October 17, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dusty and remote, the Syrian city of Kobani has become an unlikely spoil in the war against Islamic State militants — and far more of a strategic prize than the United States... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Cemetery overcrowding around the world

October 17, 2014

Cemetery overcrowding is an issue that resonates around the world, particularly in its most cramped cities and among religions that forbid or discourage crematio. more »»

US monitors health care worker aboard cruise ship

October 17, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama administration officials say a Dallas health care worker who handled a lab specimen from an Ebola-infected man from Liberia who died of the disease is on a Caribbean cruis... more »»

Nepal blizzard, avalanche death toll rises to 29

October 17, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers widened their search Friday for trekkers stranded since a series of blizzards and avalanches battered the Himalayas in northern Nepal early this week leaving at... more »»

Indonesia's president elect meets rival

October 17, 2014

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's defeated presidential candidate met the winner and president-elect Jokowi Widodo on Friday for the first time since the bitterly contested polls in July, in ... more »»

Powerful Hurricane Gonzalo bearing down on Bermuda

October 17, 2014

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — A powerful Hurricane Gonzalo bore down on this tiny British territory early Friday, threatening to batter Bermuda with dangerous winds and life-threatening storm surge. more »»

Cambodian tribunal opens 1st genocide case

October 17, 2014

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A U.N. more »»

Man charged with planning Australian terror attack

October 17, 2014

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — A man charged in an Australian court with supporting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria faced a fresh accusation Friday of planning a terrorist attack in... more »»

Hong Kong police clear smaller protest zone

October 17, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Riot police cleared an offshoot Hong Kong pro-democracy protest zone in a dawn raid on Friday, taking down barricades, tents and canopies that have blocked key streets for more... more »»

Hong Kong police move in to clear protest zone

October 17, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Riot police moved in on a Hong Kong pro-democracy protest zone in a dawn raid on Friday, taking down barricades, tents and canopies that have blocked key streets for more than tw... more »»

Hong Kong police move in to clear protest zone

October 16, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Riot police moved in on a Hong Kong pro-democracy protest zone in a dawn raid on Friday, taking down barricades, tents and canopies that have blocked key streets for more than tw... more »»

Putin keeps Merkel waiting in Milan

October 16, 2014

MILAN (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin's diplomatic blitz on Ukraine got off to a rocky start Thursday when he kept German Chancellor Angela Merkel waiting for a meeting then showed up in... more »»

Egypt's foray into Libya underlines its concerns

October 16, 2014

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Egypt's military involvement in Libya underlines Cairo's concerns about the threat posed by Islamic militant groups operating near the two nations' porous border, as well a... more »»

Hong Kong police move in against protest zone

October 16, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Dozens of Hong Kong police have descended on a pro-democracy protest zone to remove barricades in a dawn rai. more »»

 
 
 

 

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