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Soviet army monument banned from returning to Warsaw square

February 27, 2015

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Warsaw city councilors have banned a 1945 monument of Polish-Soviet World War II brotherhood in arms from being returned to its place in a city square. more »»

UK spies face questions about failure to stop 'Jihadi John'

February 27, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday that Britain's intelligence services do a good job and make "incredibly difficult judgments," after revelations that the masked Islamic Stat... more »»

Afghan troops push Taliban from key southern district

February 27, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan forces on Friday routed the Taliban from a large swath of a key southern province that has long been an important insurgent stronghold, in their first major solo... more »»

Madonna: Hit my head, got whiplash in Brits stage tumble

February 27, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Madonna says she hit her head and suffered whiplash when she was yanked backward down some steps while performing live at the Brit Awards. more »»

Vatican whodunit: What happened to books on marriage?

February 27, 2015

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A whodunit is making the rounds at the Vatican. more »»

South Africa: Parents find daughter 17 years after kidnap

February 27, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A newborn was kidnapped from a Cape Town hospital in 1997 but her parents never gave up hope and now, 17 years later, they have found her. more »»

UNESCO chief decries 'cultural cleansing' in IS video

February 27, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The head of the U.N. more »»

Rediscovered Picasso to go on display in Paris museum

February 27, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The Pompidou Centre in Paris hopes to display a long-vanished Picasso painting in May, now that it has been recovered by U.S. customs authorities. more »»

Cash-strapped Ukraine struggles to keep Russia gas supplies

February 27, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Cash-strapped Ukraine sought to buy time in its effort to ensure continued gas supplies from Russia, making a $15 million payment Friday to Moscow as it waits for international... more »»

Former Israeli Mossad chief slams Netanyahu on Iran handling

February 27, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — A former chief of Israel's Mossad spy agency is slamming the prime minister's handling of the Iranian nuclear threat. more »»

Former pop star Gary Glitter sentenced to 16 years in prison

February 27, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Former pop star Gary Glitter has received a 16-year prison sentence after being convicted of sexually abusing three young girls in the 1970. more »»

Bombings, mortar fire kill 8 people in Iraq

February 27, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — A series of bombings and mortar strikes in and near the Iraqi capital killed eight people on Friday as Baghdad police discovered six bodies with gunshot wounds, officials said. more »»

Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons

February 27, 2015

NOVOAMVROSIIVSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian and Russian-backed separatist forces drew back some heavy weapons from the front line in the east Friday in compliance with a cease-fire deal, although... more »»

2 inmates accused in killing of 10 tourists flee from jail

February 27, 2015

MANSEHRA, Pakistan (AP) — Two prisoners believed to be involved in the 2013 slaying of 10 foreign climbers at the base of one of the world's tallest mountains escaped from jail in northern... more »»

In message to US, Iran test fires new weapon in naval drill

February 27, 2015

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — With an eye on U.. more »»

German Parliament approves Greece's bailout extension

February 27, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Parliament overwhelmingly approved the four-month extension of Greece's financial bailout on Friday, despite unease over the new government in Athen. more »»

International court judges uphold acquittal of Congolese man

February 27, 2015

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International Criminal Court judges on Friday upheld the acquittal of a Congolese man who was cleared at trial of leading a deadly militia attack in eastern Congo. more »»

South African business owners petrol bomb immigrant shop

February 27, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police say a foreigner was seriously injured when his shop was petrol bombe. more »»

Istanbul police arrest man outside US Consulate

February 27, 2015

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish news agency says police have detained man who claimed to have explosives attached on his body, outside the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul. more »»

Afghan avalanches, flooding taking toll across the country

February 27, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The death toll from severe weather that caused avalanches and flooding across much of Afghanistan has jumped to more than 200 people, and the number is expected to climb... more »»

 
 
 

 

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