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Argentine zoo shows off white tiger triplets

April 16, 2014

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Buenos Aires Zoo is showing off its latest brood of white tigers — Bengal triplets with piercing blue eyes and a playful attitud. more »»

US working on non-lethal aid package for Ukraine

April 16, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is working on a package of non-lethal aid for Ukraine that could include medical supplies and clothing, but would stop short of providing body armor and other... more »»

NKorea complains over barber's Kim Jong Un poster

April 16, 2014

LONDON (AP) — North Korea has made a diplomatic appeal to the British government to get a London salon out of its hair. more »»

Ex-editor admits hearing hacked voicemails in 2004

April 16, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that he listened to hacked voicemail messages while he was editor of the tabloi. more »»

Pro-Russian insurgents seize armored vehicles

April 16, 2014

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian insurgents commandeered six Ukrainian armored vehicles along with their crews and hoisted Russian flags over them Wednesday, dampening the central... more »»

AP names Nigeria chief of bureau

April 16, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Associated Press has named Michelle Faul, who has covered the major stories of Africa over the past three decades, as its bureau chief in Nigeri. more »»

Protector of vast African park shot and wounded

April 16, 2014

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A member of Belgium's royal family who, as director of a vast national park in eastern Congo has tried to defend endangered mountain gorillas and other animals from poachers... more »»

NATO ups military presence amid Russian threat

April 16, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO is strengthening its military footprint along its eastern border immediately in response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine, the alliance's chief said Wednesday. more »»

Jordanian jets strike vehicles on Syrian border

April 16, 2014

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordanian military warplanes struck a convoy of vehicles as they were trying to enter Jordan from Syria, the army said in a statement Wednesday, in an unusual move at a time... more »»

UN seeks $274 million for Central African Republic

April 16, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations and aid groups launched an appeal for $274 million Wednesday to help people who have fled the Central African Republic because of the sectarian conflict there,... more »»

283 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

April 16, 2014

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — A ferry carrying 462 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving more than... more »»

Venezuelan crisis talks show signs of progress

April 16, 2014

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Negotiators from Venezuela's government and the opposition agreed to broaden membership in a truth commission tasked with investigating who's to blame for 41 deaths tied... more »»

284 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

April 16, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A ferry carrying 462 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving more than... more »»

Algerian election faces disaffected populace

April 16, 2014

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The college students playing pick-up soccer along the faded grandeur of Algiers' sweeping waterfront say they won't be voting in Thursday's presidential elections, echoing... more »»

Pistorius trial: Defense tries to build case

April 16, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius' lawyers at his murder trial Wednesday tried to roll back the prosecution's momentum, but the prosecutor sharply questioned the credentials and... more »»

France targets welfare for big spending cuts

April 16, 2014

PARIS (AP) — France's prime minister has announced plans to cut 21 billion euros ($29 billion) from pensions, social care and health care as a part of a 50-billion-euro effort to rein in the... more »»

Combat vehicles in east Ukraine fly Russian flag

April 16, 2014

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — A column of armored vehicles flying Russian flags drove into a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russia demonstrators Wednesday, dampening the central government's hopes... more »»

292 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

April 16, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300... more »»

UK lawmakers slam lax security in Taliban attack

April 16, 2014

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers said Wednesday that U.K. commanders' complacency and inadequate security were partly to blame for the failure to stop a Taliban attack on a U. more »»

Pope gives a lift to 2 kids in St. Peter's Square

April 16, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has given a lift to two lucky kids during his general audience in St. Peter's Square. more »»

 
 

 

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