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Malaysian PM pours scorn on huge rally demanding he quit

August 30, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Embattled Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak poured scorn Sunday on a huge two-day rally that brought together tens of thousands of yellow-shirted protesters... more »»

Fire at Saudi oil company residential complex kills 6

August 30, 2015

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi civil defense officials say the casualty toll from a fire at a sprawling residential complex in the kingdom's oil-rich east has risen to six people killed... more »»

Tens of thousands protest defense bills outside Japan's Diet

August 30, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters rallied outside Japan's parliament Sunday to oppose security legislation in one of this summer's biggest protests ahead of its anticipated passage nex... more »»

Tribunal seals end of failed Volkswagen-Suzuki partnership

August 30, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Volkswagen AG and Suzuki Motor Corp. more »»

Egypt sentences 3 Al-Jazeera reporters to 3 years in prison

August 30, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison on Saturday for broadcasting "false news," sparking an international outcry and underlining... more »»

The Latest: Greste calls on el-Sissi to 'undo injustice'

August 30, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — The latest developments in Egypt's retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists (all times local):

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Peter Greste, one of the three Al-Jazeera journalists... more »»

Huge Malaysia rally for Najib's resignation enters 2nd day

August 30, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Protesters demanding the resignation of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak over a financial scandal remained on the streets of the capital Sunday, after the first... more »»

Police arrest foreigner, find passports in Bangkok bomb case

August 30, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities arrested a foreign man they said had been holed up in a suburban apartment with bomb-making equipment and stacks of passports, the first possible breakthrough in... more »»

IS cracks down on western Iraqi town after rare protest

August 29, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants moved on Saturday to stamp out dissent in a remote western Iraqi town, detaining at least 70 and tying dozens of residents, including tribal leaders, to... more »»

Lebanese stage largest protests yet sparked by trash crisis

August 29, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Thousands rallied in downtown Beirut Saturday in the largest anti-government protest yet over a summer garbage crisis, chanting "revolution, revolution" and setting a three-day... more »»

Dominica digs out from storm damage that killed at least 20

August 29, 2015

ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Rescue crews jumped off boats and trudged Saturday through mud, rocks and uprooted trees to reach communities cut off by a tropical storm that killed at least 20 people an... more »»

More ID, bag checks on Europe's trains after foiled attack

August 29, 2015

PARIS (AP) — European countries will increase identity checks and baggage controls on trains after American passengers thwarted an attack on a high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris, France's... more »»

The Latest: Lebanese group threaten to escalate protests

August 29, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Here are the latest developments regarding Lebanon's protest over the country's ongoing trash crisis (all times local):

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9:45 p.m. more »»

Thousands of Lebanese protesters pour into Beirut square

August 29, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Waving red, white and green Lebanese flags, thousands of people poured into a major square in downtown Beirut Saturday, staging the largest of the demonstrations that began last wee... more »»

Hungary court orders arrest of 4 men in migrant truck deaths

August 29, 2015

KECSKEMET, Hungary (AP) — Four men suspected of being involved in the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria were placed under preliminary arrest on Saturday by a Hungarian court. more »»

Turkish jets join US-led coalition in airstrikes against IS

August 29, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish fighter jets have carried out their first airstrikes as part of the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group in Syria, Turkey announced on Saturda. more »»

Belgium lays to rest heroine who saved countless GI lives

August 29, 2015

BASTOGNE, Belgium (AP) — A Congo-born nurse was laid to rest in a quiet corner of Belgium on Saturday, surrounded by emissaries from the King and the United States, politicians and a military... more »»

The Latest: Suspect's bomb material same as in deadly blast

August 29, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — The latest on the arrest of a suspect in the Bangkok shrine bombing (all times local):

7.30 p.m. more »»

Storm dissipates after killing at least 20 in Caribbean

August 29, 2015

HAVANA (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika dissipated early Saturday, even as its remnants began drenching parts of eastern Cuba. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Hindu holy men lead bath rituals in Indian river

August 29, 2015

NASIK, India (AP) — Brass bands played and people passed out fruit and cookies as hundreds of thousands of Hindu holy men and believers plunged into the Godavari River to wash away their sins on... more »»

 
 
 

 

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