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UK court says Libyan can sue over rendition

October 30, 2014

LONDON (AP) — A British court says a former Libyan military commander can sue the U.K. government for its alleged role in his detention and renditio. more »»

Reporter's family urges Iran to release him

October 30, 2014

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The family of an Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post who has been jailed in Iran since July is urging authorities to release him, saying on... more »»

Brutal winter set to hit war-torn eastern Ukraine

October 30, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Dark tunnels in the basement of a bombed-out hospital in the eastern city of Donetsk lead to a makeshift shelte. more »»

German 'Autobahn sniper' sentenced to 10 ½ years

October 30, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A court in Germany has sentenced a trucker to 10 ½ years in prison for shooting at fellow drivers more than 700 times over a five-year period. more »»

N. Korea cracking down on a distant threat: Ebola

October 30, 2014

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Japan is not exactly Ebola country, but when a high-level delegation from Tokyo arrived in Pyongyang this week, two of the first people they met were dressed in full... more »»

Israeli police kill suspected Palestinian shooter

October 30, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Thursday shot and killed a Palestinian man suspected of trying to kill a hard-line Jewish activist in Jerusalem, an incident that quickly sparked clashes betwee... more »»

Iran foils sabotage attempt on heavy water tanks

October 30, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian authorities have foiled a sabotage attempt involving tanks used for the transportation of heavy water, a key component in nuclear reactors, an Iranian newspaper... more »»

Sri Lanka says no hope finding mudslide survivors

October 30, 2014

KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka (AP) — There was no hope of finding survivors after a mudslide tore through a tea plantation, a Sri Lankan disaster official said Thursday, amid widely conflicting reports... more »»

Plans for Antarctic marine reserve falter again

October 30, 2014

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A plan to protect a vast swath of ocean off Antarctica by creating the world's largest marine reserve appeared headed for failure for the fourth time. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Israel prison hosts inmate fashion show

October 30, 2014

RAMLE, Israel (AP) — Alert the fashion police: prisoners in an Israeli jail have presented their debut collections, bringing the do's and don'ts of design straight to the halls of a penitentiary. more »»

After Fukushima, Japan gets green boom _ and glut

October 30, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Like other Japanese who were banking on this country's sweeping move toward clean energy, Junichi Oba is angry. more »»

Wait for daughter's body ends on her 17th birthday

October 30, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hwang In-yeol and his wife waited seven years to have a child, and then she was born on Oct. 29, 199. more »»

Afghan war amputees find new life, pride in sports

October 30, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — From her wheelchair, Maryam Samimi punched the air as the referee's whistle signaled her basketball team's win in an Afghan national tournament, a moment of joy in a... more »»

Parents of Mexico missing meet with president

October 30, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto met with parents of 43 teachers college students for the first time since they disappeared over a month ago, when investigators say police... more »»

Anti-Islamists take most seats in Tunisia poll

October 30, 2014

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A liberal party with ties to the deposed regime took the most seats in Tunisia's parliamentary elections, leaving the once dominant Islamists running a close second, the... more »»

Hundreds feared buried under Sri Lanka mudslide

October 30, 2014

KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka (AP) — A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka, raising fears that hundreds may have been killed. more »»

Peshmerga troops cheered by fellow Kurds in Turkey

October 30, 2014

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Iraqi peshmerga troops were cheered Wednesday by fellow Kurds in southeastern Turkey as the fighters slowly made their way toward the Syrian Kurdish border town of Kobani to... more »»

Rocket explosion setback for commercial space

October 30, 2014

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Zambian president dies after long illness

October 30, 2014

LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — Zambian President Michael Sata, once dubbed "Mr. King Cobra" for his sharp-tongued remarks, has died in a London hospital after a long illness. more »»

Rocket explosion setback for commercial space

October 29, 2014

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