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Suicide bombings, attacks in Iraq kill 30 people

April 21, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Suicide bombings and other attacks across Iraq killed at least 30 people and wounded nearly 70 more on Monday, officials said, the latest in an uptick in violence as the country... more »»

US: Pictures indicate Russian troops in Ukraine

April 21, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has released images of soldiers in eastern Ukraine that it says are Russian forces, showing militants wearing similar uniforms and brandishing Russian... more »»

US justices seek middle ground in Argentina case

April 21, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court appeared to be searching for a middle ground Monday in the decade-long battle between Argentina and holders of its defaulted bonds. more »»

Anti-junta Myanmar journalist Win Tin dies at 85

April 21, 2014

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Win Tin, a prominent journalist who became Myanmar's longest-serving political prisoner after challenging military rule by co-founding the National League for Democracy,... more »»

Families' hopes for ferry victims painfully humble

April 21, 2014

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — Lee Byung-soo says he knew, when he saw his 15-year-old son's body in the tent. It could not have been more horrifically obvious. more »»

Court to look at 'born in Jerusalem' passport case

April 21, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Confronting an issue fraught with Middle East politics, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear for the second time a passport dispute centering on whether Americans born in... more »»

Sherpas consider boycott after Everest avalanche

April 21, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Buddhist monks cremated the remains of Sherpa guides who were buried in the deadliest avalanche to hit Mount Everest, a disaster that has prompted calls for a climbing... more »»

Celebrities gather for Peaches Geldof funeral

April 21, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Celebrities have joined the family of Peaches Geldof gathered for the funeral of the British model and TV personality, who died at age 25 earlier this month. more »»

Parents: 234 girls kidnapped from Nigeria school

April 21, 2014

CHIBOK, Nigeria (AP) — Some 234 girls are missing from the northeast Nigerian school attacked last week by Islamic extremists, significantly more than the 85 reported by education officials,... more »»

Syria to hold presidential election on June 3

April 21, 2014

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria will hold presidential elections on June 3, the country's parliament speaker announced Monday, a vote President Bashar Assad is likely to contest, and win, as the... more »»

Biden in Ukraine to show support as tensions rise

April 21, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden hopes to demonstrate the U.S. commitment to Ukraine by meeting with its leaders as they deal with their confrontation with Russi. more »»

Gaza militants fire missile, rockets at Israel

April 21, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Militants from the Gaza Strip fired a missile at Israeli troops patrolling the border and several rockets into the country's south on Monday, the last day of the Passover holiday... more »»

Suicide bombings, attacks in Iraq kill 19 people

April 21, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Suicide bombings and other attacks across Iraq killed at least 19 people and wounded 36 on Monday, officials said, the latest in an uptick in violence as the country counts down to... more »»

Palestinians meet in Gaza for reconciliation talks

April 21, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A senior Hamas leader based in Egypt is in Gaza for talks aimed at reaching a reconciliation agreement between the two rival Palestinian groups, Hamas and Fatah. more »»

SKorean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

April 21, 2014

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous behavior," while criticism... more »»

Troubled history fuels Japan-China tension

April 21, 2014

NANJING, China (AP) — Strolling through China's sprawling memorial to a 1937 massacre by Japanese troops, a 64-year-old retired teacher said the incident remains an open wound. more »»

Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

April 21, 2014

PERTH, Australia (AP) — From the disappearances of aviator Amelia Earhart to labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, there's just something about a good mystery that Americans find too tantalizing to... more »»

US justices hear arguments in Argentina debt case

April 21, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments Monday in Argentina's decade-long battle with holders of its defaulted bonds. more »»

Biden heads to Ukraine as tensions rise

April 21, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is heading to Ukraine to meet with leaders of the turbulent country. more »»

Sub search for missing jet two-thirds complete

April 21, 2014

PERTH, Australia (AP) — As the search continued off the coast of Australia for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet on Monday, the airline announced another plane bound for India was forced to make... more »»

 
 

 

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