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Tunisia's young democracy stumbles under terror threat

August 24, 2015

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terrorism charges, suffering what they claim was torture under custody, before a judge released them for lack of evidence. more »»

China plans to boost penalties for sex with girls under 14

August 24, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — China is planning to close a loophole that allowed some men to get away with relatively light penalties after having sex with girls under age 14, state media said Monday, following... more »»

Police fear airshow crash toll could rise to 20

August 24, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Two amateur soccer players on their way to match on a summer afternoon were among 11 people known to have died in the fiery crash of a vintage fighter jet in southeastern England. more »»

German govt condemns neo-Nazi riots outside refugee shelter

August 24, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's government on Monday denounced the far-right protests outside a refugee shelter in which dozens of police were injured by a neo-Nazi mob hurling bottles and fireworks at... more »»

Seoul takes hard line as talks between rival Koreas drag on

August 24, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's president vowed a hard line on Monday as marathon negotiations between senior officials of the two Koreas stretched into a third day in an attempt to defus... more »»

Seoul talks tough as talks between rival Koreas drag on

August 24, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's president vowed a hard line on Monday as marathon negotiations between senior officials of the two Koreas stretched into a third day in an attempt to defus... more »»

Bangkok blast probe hindered by broken security cameras

August 24, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Up to 75 percent of the security cameras were broken along the getaway path taken by the main suspect in last week's deadly Bangkok bombing, Thailand's police chief said Monday,... more »»

Chinese stock market plunge causes global rout

August 24, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — World stock markets plunged on Monday after China's main index sank 8. more »»

Suicide attacks against Iraqi security outpost kill 8

August 24, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Police and military officials say a series of suicide car bombings by the Islamic State group targeting a military outpost in Anbar province have killed eight soldiers and injured... more »»

Americans, Briton who thwarted attack get France's top honor

August 24, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Three Americans and a Briton who tackled an attacker loaded with guns and ammunition prevented carnage on the high-speed train carrying 500 passengers to Paris, France's president... more »»

The Latest: Bangkok police say grenade unlinked to bombing

August 24, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — The latest on the bombings in the Thai capital (all times local):

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AP PHOTOS: Kashmiris suffer as India, Pakistan trade fire

August 24, 2015

JAMMU, India (AP) — On the face of it, these villages in the Jammu region of Indian Kashmir seem idyllic. Buffalo carts lazily make their way through lush green paddy field. more »»

China share plunge drives panic selling in Asian markets

August 24, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Stocks tumbled Monday as China's main index sank 8.5 percent in tumultuous trading spurred by deepening fears over the slowdown in the world's second-largest economy. more »»

Turkey's Erdogan expected to call new elections

August 24, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was expected on Monday to formally call new elections for Nov. more »»

Lebanon protesters postpone Monday garbage demonstration

August 24, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Organizers of the "You stink" protests that have captivated the Lebanese capital postponed demonstrations set for Monday evening after a night of violent clashes with police during... more »»

Paul talks 2016 challenges between eye surgeries in Haiti

August 24, 2015

CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti (AP) — Mathieux Saint Fleur has been virtually blind for two decades. In less than 24 hours, he will see again. more »»

Reid: Iran deal best path to stop country from getting bomb

August 24, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — With Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid now on board, President Barack Obama's nuclear agreement with Iran seems to be picking up the momentum it needs to survive fierce... more »»

Guatemala president won't resign, denies scandal involvement

August 24, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — President Otto Perez Molina says he won't resign from office despite investigators saying he may have been involved in a customs fraud scandal that has thrown the country... more »»

Puerto Rico statehooders see opportunity as woes deepen

August 24, 2015

MANATI, Puerto Rico (AP) — Revelers arrived in cars sporting the American flag and wore clothes in red, white and blue as they celebrated the anniversary of Puerto Rico's pro-statehood political... more »»

Explosion at US base in Japan lights up night sky

August 24, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Multiple explosions and a large fire at a U.S. Army depot lit up the night sky in a Tokyo suburb early Monday. No injuries were reported. more »»

 
 

 

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