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Syrian air raids, warplane crash kill at least 17 people

August 3, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Government air raids in a northwestern town in Syria and a subsequent crash by a Syrian warplane that slammed into a residential area there killed at least 17 people on Monday,... more »»

Israel-British project makes Hebrew texts available online

August 3, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — One of the oldest surviving Hebrew manuscripts, a bible dating back more than 1,000 years, will soon be available online in a joint project with The British Library in London, th... more »»

Report: US-led strikes in Iraq, Syria killed many civilians

August 3, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria likely have killed hundreds of civilians, a report by an independent monitoring group said Monday. more »»

Greek stock market bloodbath as exchange reopens

August 3, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's s stock market plunged over 22 percent as it reopened Monday after a five-week closure, giving investors their first opportunity since late June to react to the... more »»

Burundi tense amid gunfire after killing of a general

August 3, 2015

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Gunfire rang out in Burundi's capital Sunday night following the killing of a feared military general who was a close ally of President Pierre Nkurunziza. more »»

Activists: Syria warplane crashes, killing and wounding many

August 3, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Air raids and the subsequent crash of a Syrian warplane in a residential area in the northwestern town of Ariha on Monday killed and wounded dozens of people, two activist groups... more »»

Afghan government says it won't separately deal with Taliban

August 3, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan government addressed the growing leadership crisis in the Taliban for the first time Monday, saying it will not deal with the militant group separately from... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia

August 3, 2015

Beijing was awarded the 2022 Winter Olympics, beating the Kazakh city of Almaty 44-40 in a surprisingly close vote to take the games back to the city that hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics. more »»

Zimbabwe accuses 2nd American of illegally hunting lion

August 3, 2015

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe has accused a Pennsylvania doctor of illegally killing a lion in April, as it seeks to extradite a Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known lion named Cecil in... more »»

Misery deepens for those in Puerto Rico who can't leave

August 3, 2015

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Most tables are empty at Walter Martin's coffee shop in San Juan's colonial district. more »»

Advocates fear more impunity in Mexico photographer killing

August 3, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — With an investigation barely underway, Mexican journalist protection groups are already expressing fears that authorities won't consider the brutal killing of a photojournalist... more »»

Gov't reaction criticized in case of Mexico slain journalist

August 3, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City officials said Sunday they are pursuing all lines of investigation into the killing of a photojournalist whose body was found along with four slain women in the... more »»

US, Egypt resume formal security talks with Kerry visit

August 3, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Despite persistent human rights concerns, the United States on Sunday resumed formal security talks with Egypt that were last held six years ago and kept on hiatus until now amid... more »»

Gov't reaction criticized in case of Mexico slain journalist

August 2, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City officials said Sunday they are pursuing all lines of investigation into the killing of a photojournalist whose body was found along with four slain women in the... more »»

Nigeria: troops rescue 178 people, destroy extremist camps

August 2, 2015

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian troops rescued 178 people from Boko Haram in attacks that destroyed several camps of the Islamic extremists in the northeast of the country, an army statement said... more »»

Central African Republic: UN peacekeeper killed in capital

August 2, 2015

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — One United Nations peacekeeper was killed and eight were injured Sunday in Central African Republic's capital after they came under attack by armed men... more »»

Journalist slain in Mexico City had signs of torture

August 2, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City officials said Sunday they are pursuing all lines of investigation into the killing of a photojournalist whose body was found in the capital, where he had fled... more »»

Mali: 2 soldiers killed in convoy ambush

August 2, 2015

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Two Malian soldiers were killed and five were injured when their convoy was ambushed in the center of the country, a defense official said Sunday. more »»

Internal dispute over Taliban succession hints at rifts

August 2, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The brother of Mullah Mohammad Omar on Sunday joined a growing chorus of opposition to the opaque selection of the late Taliban leader's successor, indicating widening... more »»

 
 

 

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