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Egypt court sentences 5 to death on terror charges

September 20, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Saturday convicted and sentenced five people to death on charges of forming a terrorist group and attacking a church, killing one policeman, the country's state... more »»

10 activists, officers killed in Libya

September 20, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Targeted killings in Libya over two days left 10 rights activists, journalists, and members of the security forces dead in the country's east, local security officials said Saturday. more »»

Buffer zone agreed upon in Ukrainian peace talks

September 20, 2014

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Sporadic artillery fire hit parts of eastern Ukraine on Saturday, hours after negotiators agreed to create a buffer zone between government troops and pro-Russian militants... more »»

NATO chief: Ukraine has cease-fire 'in name only'

September 20, 2014

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — NATO's top general said Saturday the two-week-old truce between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country's east is a "cease-fire in name only," and he... more »»

Pomp, little action expected at UN climate summit

September 20, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — New York City will be full of planet-saving pomp this coming week, but short on action to rescue the world.

More than 120 world leaders convene Tuesday for a U.N. more »»

Lack of trust keeps Iran, US away from coalition

September 20, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran and the United States share a common enemy in the Islamic State militant group, but a deep-seated lack of trust has so far kept the longtime foes from publicly joining... more »»

Kenya police chief warns residents to be vigilant

September 20, 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's police chief asked residents Saturday to be "extra vigilant" of attacks in the week following Sunday's anniversary of the Westgate Mall attack. more »»

Kurdish fighters head to Syria to fight militants

September 20, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of Kurdish fighters have crossed from Turkey and Iraq into neighboring Syria to defend a Kurdish area under attack by Islamic State militants, as leaders of the ethnic grou... more »»

Potential push for Obama to expand military effort

September 20, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's military campaign against the Islamic State group already has extended beyond the limits he first outline. more »»

Turkish hostages freed, but questions linger

September 20, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid pro quo. more »»

Afghan presidential vote result to come Sunday

September 20, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's drawn-out presidential election may finally be coming to an end. more »»

Scottish teens proud, passionate about voting

September 20, 2014

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — They arrived before polling stations even opened, dressed for the school day in striped ties and blazers, dress slacks and tartan skirts, book bags over their shoulders... more »»

Jailed Venezuelan police chief freed

September 20, 2014

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A former Caracas police chief whose decade-long imprisonment had rallied Venezuela's opposition has been released from jail to serve the remainder of his sentence at home. more »»

Renewed Yemen clashes kill 4 civilians

September 20, 2014

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A third day of fighting in Yemen's capital pitting Shiite rebels against Sunni militiamen and army units killed at least four civilians and three fighters on Saturday, securit... more »»

Kurds head to Syria from Turkey to fight militants

September 20, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of Kurdish fighters have crossed from Turkey into neighboring Syria to defend a Kurdish area under attack by Islamic State militants, activists said Saturda. more »»

New Zealand prime minister wins 3rd term in office

September 20, 2014

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Prime Minister John Key won an emphatic victory Saturday in New Zealand's general election to return for a third term in office, a result that will be seen as an... more »»

Pope Albania visit showcases Muslim-Christian ties

September 20, 2014

DERVEN, Albania (AP) — The one-room, stone church of St. more »»

Munich expects 6 million visitors at Oktoberfest

September 20, 2014

MUNICH (AP) — Four taps on the keg and the beer started to flow. more »»

Brown credited with turning Scot independence tide

September 20, 2014

KIRKCALDY, Scotland (AP) — Dour. Grim. Downright uninspiring. more »»

Kiribati leader visits Arctic on climate mission

September 20, 2014

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Fearing that his Pacific island nation could be swallowed by a rising ocean, the president of Kiribati says a visit to the melting Arctic has helped him appreciate the scale of... more »»

 
 

 

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