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Anti-euro party's success poses dilemma for Merkel

September 1, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — The success of a new anti-euro party in a German state election intensifies a dilemma for Chancellor Angela Merkel: how to handle a rival whose rise could make it more difficult for... more »»

Moscow: Ukraine talks must back cease-fire now

September 1, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Diplomats at a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine must push for an immediate, unconditional cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian... more »»

China anti-dissent playbook may fail in Hong Kong

September 1, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — China's Communist leaders have pulled out their usual playbook to suppress resistance to their plans to tightly limit the first direct election of Hong Kong's leader, but are... more »»

Liberia extends stay-home order amid Ebola crisis

September 1, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president ordered most civil servants to stay home another month in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, according to a statement released... more »»

Protesters clash with Pakistan police, storm TV

September 1, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani anti-government protesters stormed the state TV building on Monday, forcing the channel briefly off the air as they clashed with police and pushed further into a... more »»

Iran president urges clerics to tolerate Internet

September 1, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president Monday urged the country's clerics to be more tolerant of the Internet and new technologies, which are often the target of criticism by influential hard-liner... more »»

Turkey issues warrants for police in alleged plot

September 1, 2014

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish authorities have issued arrest warrants for 33 police officers accused of plotting against the government. more »»

Paris suburb building blast death toll reaches 7

September 1, 2014

PARIS (AP) — The death toll in the partial collapse of a four-story apartment building has risen to seven in a northeastern Paris suburb after emergency crews pulled the body of an elderly woman... more »»

Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

September 1, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for... more »»

Merkel aide downplays anti-euro party's success

September 1, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A top aide to German Chancellor Angela Merkel is downplaying a new anti-euro party's strong showing in a state election, arguing that it's too early to say its long-term success is... more »»

Islamic State group becomes target of Arab satire

September 1, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — The bumbling young militant first drops the rocket launcher on the toes of his boss before taking aim and firing toward a military checkpoint outside of an Iraqi town — not... more »»

Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggage

September 1, 2014

HAVANA (AP) — Cubans braced Monday for a clampdown on the flow of car tires, flat-screen televisions, blue jeans and shampoo in the bags of travelers who haul eye-popping amounts of foreign-bough... more »»

Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

September 1, 2014

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital now guards the U.S. more »»

Philippine troops pull 'greatest escape' in Golan

September 1, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers escaped their besieged outpost in the Golan Heights after a seven-hour gunbattle with Syrian rebels, Philippine officials said... more »»

Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers' luggage

August 31, 2014

HAVANA (AP) — A carload of burly nephews and grandsons greeted Martha and Alfredo Gonzalez when they stepped out of Havana's international airport into the blazing heat of an August afternoon. more »»

Germany to send rifles, tank busters to aid Kurds

August 31, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — Germany will send high-end rifles, tank-busting weapons and armored vehicles to aid Kurdish fighters battling Islamic extremists in Iraq, officials said Sunday. more »»

Police, protesters clash in Pakistani capital

August 31, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Anti-government protesters armed with slingshots and hammers clashed repeatedly with police Sunday in the Pakistani capital as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met with top advisers... more »»

Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

August 31, 2014

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital now guards the U.S. more »»

Ukraine: rebels fire on border guard vessel

August 31, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A spokesman for Ukraine's offensive against Russia-backed rebels in the country's east says a border guard vessel has been fired on with artillery. more »»

WHO: Senegal Ebola case 'a top priority emergency'

August 31, 2014

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The effort to contain Ebola in Senegal is "a top priority emergency," the World Health Organization said Sunday, as the government continued tracing everyone who came in... more »»

 
 

 

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