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Australian inquiry: Priests should report abuse confessions

August 14, 2017

SYDNEY (AP) — Priests who fail to tell police about suspected child sexual abuse should face criminal charges, even when they learn of abuse during a confidential religious confession, Australia'... more »»

At least 18 killed in attack on restaurant in Burkina Faso

August 14, 2017

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Suspected Islamic extremists opened fire at a Turkish restaurant in the capital of Burkina Faso late Sunday, killing at least 18 people in the second such attack... more »»

Australian deputy prime minister under citizenship cloud

August 14, 2017

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's deputy prime minister on Monday became the latest lawmaker to reveal he might have breached a constitutional prohibition on dual citizens becoming lawmakers... more »»

North Korean tensions aren't deterring tourists from Guam

August 14, 2017

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Tourists haven't been deterred from visiting the tropical island of Guam even though the U.S. more »»

Clerical abuse scandal hits Argentine president's school

August 14, 2017

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Rufino Varela was a distraught, confused 12-year-old when he went looking for help from the school chaplain to tell him he'd been sexually abused by a mason at his... more »»

Reports: Key witness in Indonesia corruption case dies in US

August 14, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who killed himself during an armed Los Angeles standoff last week was an important witness in a sweeping corruption investigation in Indonesia, according to media reports. more »»

Will NKorea's Kim pull the trigger? Possible signs to watch

August 14, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Tensions between the United States and North Korea tend to flare suddenly and fade almost as quickly — but the latest escalation won't likely go away quite so easily. more »»

Town hall by ex-Malaysian leader Mahathir marred by violence

August 14, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A town hall meeting with former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, who now heads an opposition coalition, was marred by violence Sunday, with several people... more »»

4 dead during suspected jihadist attack in Burkina Faso

August 14, 2017

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — An attack by gunmen on a Turkish restaurant left at least four people dead late Sunday in the capital of Burkina Faso, a West African country that has seen a surg... more »»

IS suspect fatally stabs Istanbul officer in police station

August 13, 2017

ISTANBUL (AP) — A man suspected of being an Islamic State suicide bomber stabbed and killed a police officer Sunday while in custody in Istanbul, according to Turkey's official news agency. more »»

Reports: Key witness in Indonesia corruption case dies in US

August 13, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who killed himself during an armed Los Angeles standoff last week was an important witness in a sweeping corruption investigation in Indonesia, according to media reports. more »»

The Latest: US condemns killing of 7 White Helmets in Syria

August 13, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in the Syrian civil war (all times local):

9:50 p.m.

The U.S. more »»

The Latest: Hezbollah says Syrian government 'will stay on'

August 13, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in the Syrian civil war (all times local):

8:35 p.m. more »»

Lion rescued from Syria zoo gives birth in Jordan reserve

August 13, 2017

SOUF, Jordan (AP) — The odds had been stacked against Hajar, a lion cub born just hours after her mother Dana, rescued from a defunct zoo in war-torn Syria, was released into a wildlife reserve i... more »»

Kenyan opposition leader urges followers to skip work Monday

August 13, 2017

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga urged his supporters to skip work on Monday to protest what he charged were rigged elections that gave victory to President Uhuru... more »»

Egypt detains train workers 15 days over crash

August 13, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's prosecution ordered on Sunday the detention of four people including two train drivers for 15 days over a deadly train crash near the coastal city of Alexandria that killed 4... more »»

The Latest: Threat of ethnic violence looms in Nairobi slum

August 13, 2017

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on Kenya following its elections (all times local):

7:10 p.m. more »»

Kenyan opposition leader calls for mourning after clashes

August 13, 2017

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga urged his supporters to skip work on Monday in a protest against the country's disputed election and police killings of rioters, even a... more »»

Taliban seize key district in northern Afghan province

August 13, 2017

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan official says that Taliban insurgents have seized control of a district headquarters in northern Faryab province. more »»

Russia says Syrian government doubled territory it controls

August 13, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian government has increased the size of the territory under its control by 2 ½ times in just two months, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Sunday, as Syrian forces... more »»

 
 
 

 

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