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China, US, India push world carbon emissions up

September 22, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year than ever before, scientists announced Sunday as world... more »»

German employers struggle to find apprentices

September 22, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — It's lunchtime at Tauro and the restaurant staff are bustling to keep up with orders for marinated pork ribs, spinach-filled crepes and chicken breast with ricotta and pine kernels. more »»

Egypt militants claim blast near foreign ministry

September 22, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian militant group claimed responsibility for Sunday's bomb blast in a busy downtown Cairo street near the Foreign Ministry that killed two senior police officers and wounded... more »»

Fiji's military ruler sworn in as elected leader

September 22, 2014

SUVA, Fiji (AP) — Fiji's military ruler was sworn in as the South Pacific nation's elected leader Monday after results confirmed his big win in the first election since he led a coup eight years... more »»

Russia wants to keep Ukraine off UN radar

September 22, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — As world leaders gather at the U.N. this week, the U.S. more »»

Week of diplomacy: Israel-Hamas talks, Abbas at UN

September 22, 2014

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — It's a busy week in Mideast diplomacy, book-ended by the launch of Israel-Hamas talks about a border deal for blockaded Gaza and the Palestinian president's U.N. more »»

Cuban baseball opening runs into trouble

September 22, 2014

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba's unprecedented effort to stop a devastating baseball talent drain doesn't seem to be working, with a string of stars leaving for the major leagues in the year since the... more »»

New Afghan president, but vote totals kept secret

September 22, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Ending months of vote-related tension, Afghanistan's election commission named a new president Sunday only hours after the leading candidates signed a power-sharing deal... more »»

Yemen government signs peace deal with Shiites

September 22, 2014

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni government officials and Shiite rebels signed a peace agreement on Sunday following days of violence that left more than 140 people dead and sent thousands fleeing thei... more »»

Sierra Leone concludes nationwide Ebola lockdown

September 21, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Frustrated residents complained of food shortages in some neighborhoods of Sierra Leone's capital on Sunday as the country reached the third and final day of a... more »»

Bombings, mortar fire kill 13 people in Iraq

September 21, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Bombs and mortar fire killed 13 people in Shiite areas in and around Baghdad on Sunday, as Iraqi security forces said they succeeded in breaking a siege on soldiers who had been... more »»

Yemen government signs peace deal with Shiites

September 21, 2014

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni government officials and Shiite rebels signed a peace agreement on Sunday following days of violence that have left more than 140 people dead and sent thousands fleeing... more »»

UN General Assembly to focus on war on extremists

September 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A brutal terrorist organization that calls itself a state but lacks recognition from any government will take center stage when more than 140 heads of state and government convene... more »»

Sierra Leone reaches final day of Ebola lockdown

September 21, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Frustrated residents complained of food shortages in some neighborhoods of Sierra Leone's capital on Sunday as the country reached the third and final day of a... more »»

China, US, India push world carbon emissions up

September 21, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year than ever before, scientists announced Sunday as world... more »»

Yemen state media: prime minister resigns

September 21, 2014

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni state media announced the resignation of the country's prime minister Sunday but the president's office denied that it had received any such request, deepening a sense... more »»

Scotland's leader: Voters 'tricked' in referendum

September 21, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The debate over Scotland's future fizzled amid a bitter war of words Sunday, with the Scottish leader claiming his countrymen were "tricked" into rejecting independence in a... more »»

Arab states lag in media war against extremists

September 21, 2014

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As the Islamic State group battles across Syria and Iraq, pushing back larger armies and ruling over entire cities, it is also waging an increasingly... more »»

US general: Arab nations need to help in Iraq

September 21, 2014

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Erdogan: Turkey won't give hostage release details

September 21, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish government won't reveal details of a covert operation that ensured the release of 49 people held hostage by the Islamic State group, President Recep Tayyip... more »»

 
 

 

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