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Bombs in Iraq, including twin blasts in busy street, kill 40

February 24, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — A series of bombings in Iraq, including twin blasts in a busy street in a Baghdad suburb, killed at least 40 people and wounded dozens on Tuesday, Iraqi officials said. more »»

Shiite rebels say Yemen President Hadi 'wanted for justice'

February 24, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Shiite rebels said Tuesday that President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, who fled the rebel-controlled capital earlier this month and has begun reconstituting his authority... more »»

Pistorius lawyers to challenge appeal ruling

February 24, 2015

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius' case will return to court next month after his lawyers said Tuesday they will challenge a judge's decision to allow prosecutors to appeal the... more »»

UK police believe 3 missing schoolgirls have entered Syria

February 24, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Police investigating the disappearance of three British schoolgirls said Tuesday they believe the teenagers are no longer in Turkey and have crossed into Syri. more »»

Egyptian president issues new anti-terrorism law

February 24, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — The Egyptian president has issued a law that broadens the state's definition of terrorism to include anyone who threatens public order "by any means," and gives authorities powers to... more »»

Toddler dies of measles in Berlin, 1st death in outbreak

February 24, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — An 18-month-old boy has died of measles amid an outbreak in Berlin, a hospital in the German capital said Tuesday. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

February 24, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Scattered attacks in eastern Ukraine threatened a peace deal brokered by France and Germany that called on government forces and pro-Russia rebels to pull back heavy weapons. more »»

Eurozone backs Greek reforms; key hurdle to extend bailout

February 24, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece's creditors in the 19-country eurozone approved Tuesday a list of reforms Athens proposed to get a 4-month extension to its bailout, which should keep the country afloat... more »»

IS militants abduct dozens of Christians in Syria

February 24, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants have abducted at least 70 Christians, including women and children, after overrunning a string of villages in northeastern Syria, activists and relatives sai... more »»

After attacks, European rabbis train in Prague self-defense

February 24, 2015

PRAGUE (AP) — Rabbis from European countries have gathered in Prague for training in self-defense and first aid in a response to a wave of attacks against Jews and a rise of anti-Semitism on the... more »»

Head of UN climate panel steps down amid harassment case

February 24, 2015

NEW DELHI (AP) — The leader of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change stepped down on Tuesday amid an investigation into a colleague's allegations of sexual harassment.

Rajendra K. more »»

Eurozone to meet later to give verdict on Greek reform plans

February 24, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece's creditors in the 19-country eurozone on Tuesday appeared to be heading toward a positive assessment of a list of reforms Athens proposed to get a 4-month extension to its... more »»

Oil slump threatens easy life of affluent Norwegians

February 24, 2015

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Losing his job on a Norwegian oil rig meant more to Kristoffer Sandberg than saying goodbye to a high salary. more »»

Ukraine disputes rebel claim that weapons pullback begins

February 24, 2015

KHARTSYZK, Ukraine (AP) — Howitzers were seen moving east Tuesday from the largest rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine further into separatist-controlled territory, but the Ukrainian government... more »»

Jimmy Page revels in new Led Zeppelin re-masters

February 24, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Jimmy Page started the project because he couldn't believe how bad Led Zeppelin sounded. more »»

Jewish heirs sue Germany in US over medieval art treasure

February 24, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — The heirs of Nazi-era Jewish art dealers say they have filed a lawsuit in the U.S. more »»

Activists: IS militants kidnap dozens of Christians in Syria

February 24, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants have abducted at least 70 Christians, including women and children, after overrunning a string of villages in northeastern Syria, activists and relatives sai... more »»

Officials: Gunmen kidnap 30 Hazaras in southern Afghanistan

February 24, 2015

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — Gunmen in southern Afghanistan kidnapped 30 members of the Hazara ethnic community, authorities said Tuesday, in what appeared to be the latest in a series of attacks... more »»

Egypt denies civilian deaths in airstrikes on Libya

February 24, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has rejected a report by Amnesty International that said seven civilians were killed in airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Libya in retaliation for the beheading o... more »»

Egyptian court clears Mubarak-era officials of corruption

February 24, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's official news agency is reporting that a Cairo court has acquitted a prime minister and interior minister who served under deposed President Hosni Mubarak in a corruption case. more »»

 
 
 

 

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