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Israeli airstrike collapses Gaza apartment tower

August 23, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli aircraft fired two missiles at a 12-story apartment tower in downtown Gaza City on Saturday, collapsing the building, sending a huge fireball into the sky and... more »»

Bombings kill 30 in Iraq after Sunni mosque attack

August 23, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Bombings in Baghdad and the northern city of Kirkuk killed at least 30 people in Iraq on Saturday as the government investigated a deadly attack on a Sunni mosque the day before... more »»

Russian aid trucks leave; highlight dire needs

August 23, 2014

DONETSK, Russia (AP) — Hundreds of Russian aid trucks returned home from rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Saturday, highlighting a dire need for long-term assistance to the region where homes and... more »»

Correction: Ebola story

August 23, 2014

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — In a story Aug. 22 about new cases of Ebola in Nigeria, The Associated Press reported erroneously in headlines that deaths from Ebola in Liberia topped 1,000. more »»

Israeli airstrike hits Gaza City apartment tower

August 23, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian police say Israeli warplanes have fired two missiles at an apartment tower in central Gaza City, sending a huge ball of fire and a black cloud of smoke... more »»

Volcanic eruption begins under Iceland glacier

August 23, 2014

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano began erupting Saturday under the country's largest glacier after a week of seismic activity rattled the area with thousands of earthquakes... more »»

Iraqi Kurds say Kirkuk blasts kill at least 10

August 23, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Kurdish military officials and residents say that three explosions have torn through a residential neighborhood in the northern city of Kirkuk, killing over 10 people. more »»

Jihadis release video of captured Lebanese troops

August 23, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate released a video Saturday showing Lebanese policemen and a soldier captured by the group earlier this month during the most serious cross-border attack... more »»

2 Europe navigation satellites in the wrong orbits

August 23, 2014

PARIS (AP) — European space officials say they're investigating whether the inaccurate deployment of two satellites will complicate their efforts to develop a new Galileo satellite navigation... more »»

Migrant boat carrying 250 capsizes off Libya

August 23, 2014

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A boat carrying over 250 migrants capsized off the Libyan coast near the capital Tripoli, a coast guard official said Saturda. more »»

Russian aid trucks leave; Merkel seeks cease-fire

August 23, 2014

DONETSK, Russia (AP) — Hundreds of trucks from a bitterly disputed Russian aid convoy to rebel-held eastern Ukraine rolled back across the border Saturday into Russia but questions about alleged... more »»

Sierra Leone makes hiding Ebola patients illegal

August 23, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone voted to pass a new amendment to its health act, imposing possible jail time for anyone caught hiding an Ebola patient, a practice the World Health... more »»

Iraq suicide bomber kills at least 11 in Baghdad

August 23, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber hit an interior ministry building in central Baghdad and killed at least 11 people on Saturday, officials said, as an investigation was underway into a deadly... more »»

Ebola spreads in Nigeria; Liberia has 1,000 cases

August 23, 2014

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Two alarming new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria, widening the circle of people sickened beyond the immediate group of caregivers who treated a dying airline passenge... more »»

Egypt calls for open-ended Gaza cease-fire

August 23, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has called for an open-ended cease-fire in Gaza, urging the Palestinians and Israel to return to indirect talk. more »»

Debaters hope to sway undecided in Scotland vote

August 23, 2014

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Scotland's long debate over whether the country should become independent has proved a bonanza for printers of bumper stickers, posters, balloons and even umbrellas. more »»

Jihadists release video of Lebanese troops

August 23, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate released a video Saturday showing Lebanese policemen and a soldier captured by the group earlier this month during the most serious cross-border attack... more »»

Paris to celebrate end to Nazi rule 70 years later

August 23, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Her code name was Rainer and she had a gun she called Oscar. Not yet 20, she aimed her weapon at a Nazi officer and shot him to death on a Paris bridge on a Sunday afternoon. more »»

Few details month after reporters detained in Iran

August 23, 2014

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post and his journalist wife have been held in custody for a month in Iran, suggesting a possible struggle... more »»

Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine

August 23, 2014

DONETSK, Russia (AP) — Trucks marked as being from a bitterly disputed Russian aid convoy to Ukraine began returning to Russia on Saturday. more »»

 
 

 

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