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UN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop Ebola

September 16, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — The number of Ebola cases in West Africa could start doubling every three weeks and it could end up costing nearly $1 billion to contain the crisis, the World Health Organization... more »»

Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact

September 16, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union on Tuesday, and passed legislation to grant autonomy to the rebelliou... more »»

Roadside bomb kills 6 policemen in Egypt's Sinai

September 16, 2014

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A powerful explosion killed five Egyptian police conscripts and an officer near the border town of Rafah in the restive Sinai Peninsula early Tuesday, in an attack that bor... more »»

Iraqi lawmakers reject picks for interior, defense

September 16, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Iraqi parliament rejected the prime minister's nominees for defense and interior ministers, leaving the two crucial posts unfilled as a U.S. more »»

Thai police search for clues after 2 Brits slain

September 16, 2014

BANGKOK (AP) — Police on a scenic Thai resort island searched hotels and workers' residences Tuesday looking for clues into the slayings of two British tourists whose nearly naked, battered bodie... more »»

Lava flows from Philippine volcano, thousands flee

September 16, 2014

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' most active volcano belched out huge lava fragments that rolled about a kilometer (half a mile) down its slope in an ongoing gentle eruption, prompting... more »»

UN panel emphasizes Assad role in Syria war crimes

September 16, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — As nations mount an offensive against the Islamic State militants that have gained a stronghold in Iraq and Syria, a U.N. more »»

Egypt official says working to amend protest law

September 16, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — The spokesman of Egypt's transitional justice ministry says the body is drafting amendments to the country's disputed protest law, which bans demonstrations without a police permit. more »»

2 killed in pileup on mist-shrouded Dutch road

September 16, 2014

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Emergency services say two people have been killed and an unknown number injured in a pileup at least 150 cars and trucks on a Dutch highway shrouded in thick mist. more »»

Kurds in Europe take up arms against IS group

September 16, 2014

KOEGE, Denmark (AP) — Shaho Pirani says he's just a phone call away from leaving his quiet life in Denmark and joining Kurdish forces battling against Islamic State militants in Iraq. more »»

2nd conductor resigns from Vienna State Opera

September 16, 2014

VIENNA (AP) — The Vienna State Opera has lost its second star conductor in less than two weeks. more »»

Roadside bomb kills 6 policemen in Egypt

September 16, 2014

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A powerful explosion killed five Egyptian police conscripts and an officer near the border town of Rafah in the restive Sinai Peninsula early Tuesday, in an attack that bor... more »»

Judge in Pistorius trial faces criticism

September 16, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Several legal groups in South Africa have expressed concern about threats and harsh criticism of the judge who found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, but not guilt... more »»

Economy at heart of confidence vote for French PM

September 16, 2014

PARIS (AP) — France's prime minister faces a confidence vote in a parliament increasingly frustrated with unpopular President Francois Hollande's handling of the economy — including dissidents... more »»

Scotland took long road to independence vote

September 16, 2014

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — On Calton Hill, overlooking Edinburgh, stands Scotland's National Monument. more »»

Afghan suicide bomber kills 3 foreign troops

September 16, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban attacker detonated his car bomb next to an international military convoy on Tuesday, killing three troops from the NATO-led force and wounding nearly 20 troops... more »»

Ukraine village hopes for chance to rebuild

September 16, 2014

NOVOSVITLIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — The kindergarten building in this village in eastern Ukraine was once a source of pride. more »»

Xi's India visit highlights changing power dynamic

September 16, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping's trip to India this week highlights subtle shifts in the regional power dynamic that are bringing warmer ties between the two Asian giants, challengin... more »»

A look at Myanmar's struggling clay pot industry

September 16, 2014

TWANTE, Myanmar (AP) — For generations, the Myanmar town of Twante has been known for its thriving pottery industr. more »»

Thai police hunt for killer of 2 British tourists

September 16, 2014

BANGKOK (AP) — Police on the scenic resort island of Koh Tao in southern Thailand conducted a sweep of hotels and workers' residences Tuesday searching for clues into the slayings of two British... more »»

 
 

 

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