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Vatican says ex-envoy, charged with sexual abuse, has died

August 28, 2015

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, who had been charged by church prosecutors with sexually abusing children in the Caribbean country, died Friday of... more »»

Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisis

August 28, 2015

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-eyed children as they arrive on Europe's shores make their way around the world. more »»

2 French journalists arrested in blackmail of Moroccan king

August 28, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The Paris prosecutor's office and a lawyer for Morocco's King Mohammed VI say two French journalists have been arrested in France for allegedly trying to blackmail the monarch. more »»

Rousseff faces 'political suicide bomber,' removal threat

August 28, 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — If the worst economic crisis in a decade, a massive corruption scandal centered on her ruling party and approval ratings in the single digits weren't rough enough for... more »»

Puerto Rico braces for TS Erika after 4 dead in Dominica

August 28, 2015

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika lashed Puerto Rico early Friday with heavy rains and wind after killing four people and causing devastating floods in the eastern Caribbean islan... more »»

Asian stocks rise after US data calms investor nerves

August 28, 2015

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks rose Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data lifted investors' spirits following days of stomach-churning turbulence sparked by a heavy sell-off in China. more »»

Guatemalan prosecutors urge president to resign amid scandal

August 28, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Pressure grew Thursday on Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina to resign as business and government offices closed, protesters marched by the thousands and the attorney... more »»

TS Erika kills 4 in Dominica; takes aim at Puerto Rico

August 28, 2015

ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Rescue crews fanned across Dominica late Thursday to search for missing and injured people after Tropical Storm Erika pummeled the eastern Caribbean island, unleashing... more »»

Venezuela crackdown stuns once-welcomed Colombian migrants

August 28, 2015

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Leidy Echeverri fled the Colombian countryside six years ago with her toddler in tow after a paramilitary group threatened her husband's life. more »»

Dead migrants found in abandoned truck near Austrian capital

August 27, 2015

VIENNA (AP) — As regional leaders met Thursday to tackle Europe's refugee crisis, a gruesome discovery unfolded a short drive from the Austrian capital: An abandoned truck was found with at least... more »»

Venezuela crackdown stuns once-welcomed Colombian migrants

August 27, 2015

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Leidy Echeverri fled the Colombian countryside six years ago with her toddler in tow after a paramilitary group threatened her husband's life. more »»

Greece appoints 1st female prime minister ahead of snap poll

August 27, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's first female prime minister, a top judge, was sworn in Thursday to head a caretaker government ahead of early elections next month in the bailout-dependent country. more »»

French police dismantle Roma camp on Paris outskirts

August 27, 2015

LA COURNEUVE, France (AP) — Police, working swiftly in the pouring rain, cleared out one of France's biggest and oldest Roma camps on Thursday, dismantling a sprawling network of makeshift... more »»

Jewish settlers take over homes in Arab part of Jerusalem

August 27, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Ultra-nationalist Israelis took over a four-story building in the heart of an Arab neighborhood in east Jerusalem on Thursday, raising fears of fresh violence in the tense area. more »»

4 killed in Dominica as Tropical Storm Erika hits island

August 27, 2015

ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika pounded the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica on Thursday, unleashing flooding and mudslides that killed at least four people and knocked out power... more »»

Guatemalan prosecutors urge president to resign amid scandal

August 27, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Pressure grew Thursday on Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina to resign as business and government offices closed, protesters prepared to march, and the attorney general'... more »»

Record migrant flow reported on Hungary's razor-wire border

August 27, 2015

ROSZKE, Hungary (AP) — Hungary deployed police reinforcements to rein in an unrelenting flow of migrants across its porous border Thursday, but refugee activists said the effort appeared futile i... more »»

Yemen says no talks with rebels until they lay down arms

August 27, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — The Yemeni government is not negotiating with Shiite Houthi rebels who control the capital and much of the north, and demands that they lay down their arms, Foreign Minister Riad... more »»

A look at the latest developments in Europe's migrant crisis

August 27, 2015

Record numbers of migrants fleeing violence and poverty in countries such as Syria, Afghanistan and Eritrea are trying to reach Europe this year, despite the risks of perilous sea crossings and... more »»

South African prototype may solve solar power problem

August 27, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — By thinking small, a group of South African scientists may have pioneered solar technology that has stumped Internet giant Google. more »»

 
 

 

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