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Ukraine blockade of rebel territory fosters resentment

March 5, 2015

KURAKHOVE, Ukraine (AP) — Tears welled up in Vera Pavliy's eyes as she stood outside the bank, looking as if she had just gotten los. more »»

Egypt's el-Sissi replaces interior minister in reshuffle

March 5, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi reshuffled his Cabinet on Thursday, replacing the powerful minister in charge of the nation's police along with six other ministers, state... more »»

Floods kill 42 people in Tanzania, authorities say

March 5, 2015

ZANZIBAR, Tanzania (AP) — Floods from a heavy 30-minute storm in Tanzania killed at least 42 people in an area close to Lake Victoria in Kahama district, authorities said. more »»

UK report: Spy agencies should seek female recruits online

March 5, 2015

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers say the country's intelligence agencies, which inspired James Bond, aren't doing enough to promote real-life Jane Bond. more »»

Dying wish comes true: Dutch woman with ALS sees Rembrandts

March 5, 2015

AMSTERDAM (AP) — A Dutch charity has granted a terminally ill woman's dying wish, wheeling her into Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum on a special bed for a private viewing of an immensely popular... more »»

Cameron accused of 'running scared' for refusing TV debate

March 5, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Britain is counting down to its general election in just over two months — and the name-calling has begun in earnes. more »»

Ex-crew recognizes photos of sunken Japanese battleship

March 5, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — A former crewmember on a Japanese battleship that sank during World War II said Thursday he recognized photos of wreckage discovered this week off the Philippines by a team led by... more »»

Netanyahu's Iran speech gains tacit support in Saudi Arabia

March 5, 2015

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's fiery speech this week before the U.S. more »»

Kerry: State Department will move to review Clinton emails

March 5, 2015

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says the State Department will move immediately to review emails that Hillary Rodham Clinton wrote on her personal account when held his... more »»

Boko Haram refugees risk lives to cross lake to Chad camps

March 5, 2015

BAGA SOLO, Chad (AP) — Kellou Abakar knew she was in trouble as the contractions started not long after an Islamic extremist group attacked her town in Nigeria. more »»

Last Ebola patient is released in Liberia

March 5, 2015

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia released its last Ebola patient, a 58-year old English teacher, from a treatment center in the capital on Thursday, beginning its countdown to being declared Ebol... more »»

Activists: Syrian barrel bombs kill at least 18 in Aleppo

March 5, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Government helicopter gunships on Thursday bombed the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, killing at least 18 people and wounding dozens, activists said. more »»

South African Airways refunds customers after bungle

March 5, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — It looked like a steal: $72 for a round-trip business class ticket on South African Airways between Johannesburg and Abu Dhabi. more »»

Libya says 11 oil fields non-operational after IS attacks

March 5, 2015

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libya's state-run oil corporation has declared 11 oil fields in the country non-operational after attacks by suspected Islamic State militants, opting for a force majeure... more »»

India says it will act against BBC for airing banned film

March 5, 2015

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's home minister said Thursday that the government would act against the British Broadcasting Corporation after it ignored a court order and aired a documentary about a fata... more »»

Skeleton horse erected in London's Trafalgar Square

March 5, 2015

LONDON (AP) — London's Trafalgar Square, full of tourists, pigeons and military monuments, has a new occupant — a skeletal horse displaying stock quotes. more »»

AP Interview: Charismatic Lapid revives Israel vote campaign

March 5, 2015

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — A few weeks ago, Yair Lapid appeared destined to become a one-hit wonder in Israeli politics, as his centrist party sank in the polls ahead of the March 17 parliamentary... more »»

WHO to begin large-scale testing of Ebola vaccine in Guinea

March 5, 2015

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization will start large-scale testing of an experimental Ebola vaccine in Guinea on Saturday to see how effective it might be in preventing future outbreaks o... more »»

Russian NGO ousted from Gulag prison camp museum

March 5, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — An independent Russian organization says it has been ousted from the Gulag prison camp museum that it has run from 1992, leaving "no talk of Stalin. more »»

Indonesia rejects Australia offer of swap to stop executions

March 5, 2015

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Indonesian officials said Thursday they will reject an Australian offer to swap prisoners as part of a last-ditch attempt to save the lives of two Australian drug... more »»

 
 
 

 

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