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Shimon Peres, ex-Israeli president and PM, dies at 93

September 28, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning... more »»

Muslim radical convicted in destruction of mausoleums

September 28, 2016

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An international court on Tuesday found a Muslim radical guilty of committing a war crime by overseeing the destruction of historic mausoleums in the Malian desert... more »»

LGBTQ festival canceled in Haiti amid threats, gov't order

September 27, 2016

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Organizers of a cultural festival in Haiti celebrating the Afro-Caribbean LGBTQ community said Tuesday that it has been called off due to numerous threats of violence... more »»

Colombia's road to peace marred by multiple obstacles

September 27, 2016

CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — The contrast couldn't be more dramatic: As Colombia's president and the head of its largest guerrilla movement were putting their signatures on a historic peace deal, a... more »»

Puerto Rico frees 3 men convicted of murder in 1995

September 27, 2016

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Three men who spent more than 20 years in prison for murder were freed Tuesday in a historic ruling after new tests found none of their DNA on evidence in a case that... more »»

Confidential UN report details South Sudan threats, violence

September 27, 2016

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The U.N. ambulance carried an urgent patient: a local woman in labor. South Sudan government soldiers stopped the ambulance 15 times at checkpoints in the capital, Jub. more »»

Panama asks US to extradite ex-leader Martinelli

September 27, 2016

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama has formally asked the United States to extradite former President Ricardo Martinelli in connection with a phone-tapping controversy, the country's foreign ministry said... more »»

Defense chief: 9/11 bill could be devastating to US military

September 27, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation that would allow the families of Sept. more »»

Toll from Egypt migrant boat sinking rises to more than 200

September 27, 2016

ROSETTA, Egypt (AP) — Rescue workers on Tuesday pulled dozens of bodies from the hold of an Egyptian fishing boat that sank in the Mediterranean Sea carrying hundreds of migrants trying to make i... more »»

Battle for besieged Syrian city of Aleppo intensifies

September 27, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — With international diplomacy in tatters and the U.S. more »»

Health of Israel's Peres deteriorates after major stroke

September 27, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — A person close to former Israeli President Shimon Peres says his condition has deteriorated, two weeks after suffering a major stroke. more »»

Iraq opens new antiquities museum in Basra

September 27, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq opened a new antiquities museum in the southern city of Basra on Tuesday with pottery, coins and other artifacts dating back more than 2,000 years. more »»

Password breach could have ripple effects well beyond Yahoo

September 27, 2016

LONDON (AP) — As investors and investigators weigh the damage of Yahoo's massive breach to the internet icon, information security experts worry that the record-breaking haul of password data... more »»

Iran dims hopes for deal on output freeze this week

September 27, 2016

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Iran played down hopes Tuesday that a deal to limit oil production will emerge this week in a meeting in Algeria, prompting big falls in oil prices. more »»

Strong winds from typhoon hit Taiwan, killing at least 4

September 27, 2016

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Strong winds knocked down people and scattered debris as a massive typhoon crossed over Taiwan on Tuesday, killing at least four people and injuring more than 260, officials... more »»

People around the world react to first Trump-Clinton debate

September 27, 2016

Views from around the world on Monday's first U.. more »»

Syrian troops advance in central Aleppo near old quarter

September 27, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces captured a central rebel-held neighborhood in Aleppo on Tuesday after a week of blistering airstrikes, as a military official vowed that the offensive would... more »»

Voters in Azerbaijan approve extending presidential term

September 27, 2016

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — A sweeping majority of voters in Azerbaijan have supported extending the presidential term and powers in the ex-Soviet nation, according to preliminary results released... more »»

'Dramatic slowing' seen in global trade, as rhetoric rises

September 27, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The World Trade Organization dramatically slashed its forecast for trade growth this year by about a third to its lowest rate since 2009, when the global economy was mired in... more »»

Central Europe sees anti-immigration fervor, no migrants

September 27, 2016

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Together, Hungary and the Czech Republic took in just around 1,000 asylum-seekers last year. more »»

 
 

 

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