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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

CHINCOTEAGUE, V. more »»

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

CHINCOTEAGUE, V. more »»

Russia defends rebel vote in eastern Ukraine

October 29, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Wednesday angrily dismissed the EU's warning that it wouldn't recognize local elections organized by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine, saying that the rejection of... more »»

Peshmerga troops cheered by fellow Kurds in Turkey

October 29, 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 »»

Mali insurgent clash leaves 1 French soldier dead

October 29, 2014

PARIS (AP) — A French soldier has been killed in Mali during an operation by French forces against an "armed terrorist group" in the north of the country, the French presidency said Wednesday. more »»

Hundreds feared buried under Sri Lanka mudslide

October 29, 2014

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

Zambian president dies after long illness

October 29, 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 »»

Pakistan army: 8 soldiers killed in tribal region

October 29, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Eight Pakistani soldiers were killed in a major operation against militants in the country's Khyber tribal region Wednesday, as the army declared its four-month old push against ... more »»

Libya military spokesman: Army in central Benghazi

October 29, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Government troops entered central Benghazi Wednesday after nearly 10 days of fighting Islamic extremist militias, a military spokesman said, in violence that killed dozens of people... more »»

Army blows up houses, Egyptians evacuate near Gaza

October 29, 2014

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — With dynamite and bulldozers, Egypt's army demolished dozens of homes along its border with the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, after the military ordered residents out to make wa... more »»

 
 
 

 

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