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Attacks kill 28 civilians in and around Baghdad

April 14, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — A wave of attacks in and around Baghdad on Tuesday killed at least 28 people as Iraqi security forces repelled an attack by the extremist Islamic State group on the country's... more »»

A year after kidnap of schoolgirls in Nigeria, hope dwindles

April 14, 2015

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — They have been gone a year now, the hundreds of girls abducted by Islamic militants from their school in northeastern Nigeria. more »»

French legislators OK health care reform targeting anorexia

April 14, 2015

PARIS (AP) — France's lower house of Parliament approved a draft law Tuesday tackling a range of public health problems, from smoking and drinking to obesity and anorexi. more »»

Washington Post: Reporter's access to lawyer still limited

April 14, 2015

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian has had an "unacceptable lack of access to legal counsel" while jailed for nearly nine months in Iran and still has... more »»

EU says over 7,000 migrants rescued off Italy since Friday

April 14, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union must quickly adapt to the growing numbers of migrants trying to reach its shores, the EU's top migration official said Tuesday, as new figures showed that more... more »»

Israel's leader speaks to Putin over Russia missiles to Iran

April 14, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister says he has spoken to Russia's president to convey his displeasure over Russia's decision to sell advanced anti-aircraft missiles to Iran. more »»

US, Iran face political obstacles to potential nuclear deal

April 14, 2015

PARIS (AP) — A potentially path-breaking nuclear deal could face political trouble in Iran and the United States, but not necessarily elsewhere. more »»

Nigeria: 1 year after kidnap of girl students, hope dwindles

April 14, 2015

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — They have been gone a year now, the hundreds of girls abducted by Islamic militants from their school in Chibok, Nigeria. more »»

Cuba fights public anger with reform in country's tense east

April 14, 2015

SANTIAGO DE CUBA, Cuba (AP) — Two and a half years after Hurricane Sandy trashed Cuba's second-largest city, 35-year-old Melba Martinez is still out of work and struggling to feed two children on... more »»

South African looters target foreign-owned shops, 5 killed

April 14, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — At least five people in South Africa have died in attacks on immigrant-owned shops and hundreds of people have fled their homes since last week, authorities said Tuesday as... more »»

Somali police say 10 die in attack on education office

April 14, 2015

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Ten people were killed on Tuesday in an assault on the offices of Somalia's education ministry and seven attackers were also killed, said a government spokesman. more »»

Hamas consolidates its grip on Gaza as reconstruction stalls

April 14, 2015

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Eight months after a ruinous war with Israel, the reconstruction of Gaza has barely begun, and the Islamic militant group Hamas remains entrenched despite expectation... more »»

AP Interview: Afghan warlord warns of Islamic State rise

April 14, 2015

HERAT, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan could face a war with the Islamic State group if the government does not resolve internal differences and improve the security situation, one of the country'... more »»

Comet lander's measurements weaken space magnetism theory

April 14, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Whatever caused small space rocks to lump together billions of years ago, magnetism is unlikely to be the reaso. more »»

Kenyan drivers fume over city plan to get traffic moving

April 14, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The nerves of commuters are fraying in Kenya's capital, where getting from A to B isn't as easy as it sounds. more »»

Somali police say 10 die in attack on government office

April 14, 2015

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Ten people were killed on Tuesday in an assault on a government office complex and seven attackers were also killed, according to a government spokesman. more »»

From monarchs to Gandhi, South African statues vandalized

April 14, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Excrement thrown at the statue of British colonialist Cecil John Rhodes began a wave of vandalizing protests in South Africa. more »»

Attacks kill 20 civilians in and around Baghdad

April 14, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Attacks in and around Baghdad killed at least 20 civilians on Tuesday, as Iraqi security forces repelled an attack by the Islamic State group on the country's largest oil refinery,... more »»

Nigeria president-elect: Can't promise to find Chibok girls

April 14, 2015

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — On the first anniversary of the kidnapping by Islamic extremists of hundreds of girls from a school in northeast Nigeria, President-elect Muhammadu Buhari said Tuesday that... more »»

Over 7,000 migrants rescued off Italy since Friday, EU says

April 14, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says that more than 7,000 migrants have been plucked from the Mediterranean since Friday as an unprecedented wave of people flee conflict and poverty seeking... more »»

 
 
 

 

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