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Iraqi city still a ghost town a month after defeat of IS

May 4, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi government forces drove the Islamic State group out of Abu Mustafa's hometown of Tikrit over a month ago, but he has yet to return, fearing the Shiite militias that now patro... more »»

Nepal's wrenching choices: 'I feel like I could die anytime'

May 4, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Four days after the earthquake ripped apart the supporting wall attaching her ancient brick house to the tilting seven-story building next door, Parbati Gautam moved back... more »»

Israeli Ethiopian protest against racism turns violent

May 4, 2015

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Several thousand people from Israel's Jewish Ethiopian minority protested in Tel Aviv against racism and police brutality on Sunday, shutting down a major highway and... more »»

Community leaders: Nigerian troops kill dozens of civilians

May 3, 2015

JOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian troops have killed dozens of civilians and razed scores of homes to avenge the deaths of six soldiers, community leaders and residents of central Plateau state charge... more »»

With rescue near, Boko Haram stoned Nigerian girls to death

May 3, 2015

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Even with the crackle of gunfire signaling rescuers were near, the horrors did not end: Boko Haram fighters stoned captives to death, some girls and women were crushed by an... more »»

Athens prison brawl leaves at least 2 dead, 21 injured

May 3, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A brawl in an Athens prison wing housing foreigners left at least two inmates dead and 21 others injured on Sunday, many seriously, authorities said. more »»

Israeli Ethiopian protest against racism turns violent

May 3, 2015

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Several thousand people from Israel's Jewish Ethiopian minority protested in Tel Aviv against racism and police brutality on Sunday, shutting down a major highway and... more »»

Arab coalition 'reconnaissance' troops land in Yemen

May 3, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — With helicopter gunships hovering overhead, at least 20 troops from a Saudi-led Arab coalition, including Yemeni expatriates, came ashore Sunday in the southern port city of... more »»

Israel's Jewish Ethiopian minority rallies against racism

May 3, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Several thousand people, mostly from Israel's Jewish Ethiopian minority, protested in Tel Aviv against racism and police brutality on Sunday shutting down a major highway and... more »»

British leaders in final push before May 7 election

May 3, 2015

LONDON (AP) — With four days to go till Britain's election, leaders of the country's main political parties were using the long weekend to make a final push to win over undecided voters before th... more »»

Ashes of ballerina Plisetskaya to be spread over Russia

May 3, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — The ashes of Maya Plisetskaya, the renowned Bolshoi Theater ballerina who died this weekend, will be spread over Russia in accordance with her wishe. more »»

Congressmen to reconsider separate funding for Iraq factions

May 3, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Congress may reconsider a provision in an upcoming bill funding the training of the Iraqi army that would send weapons separately to Arab Sunnis and Kurds, a congressman visiting... more »»

The Latest on Nepal: 109 foreigners still missing; 57 died

May 3, 2015

09:20 p.m. (1535 GMT)

Nepal's Tourist Police say 109 foreigners are still unaccounted for, including 12 Russians and nine Americans. more »»

Nepal's wrenching choices: 'I feel like I could die anytime'

May 3, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Four days after the earthquake ripped apart the supporting wall attaching her ancient brick house to the tilting seven-story building next door, Parbati Gautam moved back... more »»

With rescuers near, girls stoned to death by Boko Haram

May 3, 2015

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram fighters stoned some of their captives to death as Nigeria's military approached to rescue the women, survivors told The Associated Press on Sunday. more »»

Pretty in Pink: Princess is good for nation of shopkeepers

May 3, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Britain's retailers might just be rejoicing as much as Kate and Wills about the birth of a new baby princess. more »»

Italy: At least 10 migrants found dead in sea off Libya

May 3, 2015

ROME (AP) — The Italian Coast Guard says the bodies of at least 10 migrants have been recovered at sea in three separate rescue operations off Libya's coast. more »»

Officials: Arab coalition 'reconnaissance' troops in Yemen

May 3, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — At least 20 troops from a Saudi-led Arab coalition, including Yemeni expatriates in shorts, landed Sunday in Yemen's southern coastal city of Aden on a "reconnaissance" missio... more »»

Should Britain stay in the EU? Question hovers in election

May 3, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Ian Robinson, co-owner of a small investment firm in London, is watching Britain's general election this Thursday with unease. more »»

 
 
 

 

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