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Frustration mounts as talks between the rival Koreas drag on

August 24, 2015

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — As marathon negotiations by senior officials from the Koreas stretched into a third day on Monday, South Korea's president insisted that anti-Pyongyang propaganda... more »»

Talks between the rival Koreas stretch into a third day

August 24, 2015

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Marathon negotiations by senior officials from the Koreas stretched into a third day on Monday as the rivals tried to pull back from the brink. more »»

Talks between the rival Koreas stretch into a third day

August 23, 2015

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Marathon negotiations by senior officials from the Koreas stretched into a third day on Monday as the rivals tried to pull back from the brink. more »»

Activists: Islamic State destroys temple at Syria's Palmyra

August 23, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants have destroyed a temple at Syria's ancient ruins of Palmyra, activists said Sunday, realizing the worst fears archaeologists had for the 2,000-year-old... more »»

Dozens injured in second day of Beirut trash crisis protests

August 23, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese riot police battled in the streets of downtown Beirut for a second night Sunday after demonstrators rallied over government corruption and an ongoing trash crisis, violence... more »»

With many Ebola survivors ailing, doctors evaluate situation

August 23, 2015

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Lingering health problems afflicting many of the roughly 13,000 Ebola survivors have galvanized global and local health officials to find out how widespread the ailments are... more »»

Ehud Barak's Iran bombshell could shake up Israeli politics

August 23, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Defense Minister Ehud Barak's comments that Israel nearly attacked Iran's nuclear facilities but the plan was scuttled by military men and cowardly politicians could shake... more »»

Police fire tear gas at protesters in Beirut for second day

August 23, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese riot police fired tear gas and water cannons for the second consecutive day in downtown Beirut Sunday as they battled protesters with batons and stones — a marked escalatio... more »»

UN chief arrives in Nigeria to mark bombing, abducted girls

August 23, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — U.N. more »»

Iraqi officials say 23 soldiers, Sunni fighters killed

August 23, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — At least 23 Iraqi soldiers and government-allied militiamen were killed Sunday in an attack by Islamic State militants in the turbulent Anbar province west of Baghdad, Iraqi... more »»

US airman says train attacker 'ready to fight to the end'

August 23, 2015

PARIS (AP) — His arm in a sling, U.. more »»

Abbas to resign, briefly, from PLO post, but tighten grip

August 23, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — The official Palestinian news agency is quoting President Mahmoud Abbas as saying he is resigning from the Palestine Liberation Organization's top leadership body — a move seen a... more »»

Police, anti-government protesters again clash in Beirut

August 23, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese riot police are spraying thousands of protesters with water cannons in downtown Beirut, the second day of mass demonstrations against an ongoing trash crisis becoming... more »»

Americans recount how they subdued train attack gunman

August 23, 2015

PARIS (AP) — U.S. airman Spencer Stone says he was awakened from a nap before springing into action and subduing a gunman on a high-speed train with two other Americans he was traveling with. more »»

Pint-size thieves frighten Ivory Coast's largest city

August 23, 2015

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Ivory Coast taxi driver Mamadou Bamba had finished his shift and was walking home around midnight when a dozen children accosted him on the street and demanded his... more »»

2 planes collide at Swiss airshow, killing 1 pilot

August 23, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — One pilot died when two small planes collided in the air and crashed at an airshow in northern Switzerland on Sunday, police said. more »»

UK airshow crash death toll likely to rise to 11

August 23, 2015

LONDON (AP) — British police say the death toll from an airshow crash is "highly likely" to increase to 11 people after a fighter jet slammed into a busy main road. more »»

Dubai, Saudi markets lose 7 percent after oil price dip

August 23, 2015

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Stock markets in Saudi Arabia and Dubai closed around 7 percent lower on Sunday on the back of a further slide in oil prices.

Dubai's main index closed 6. more »»

Train gunman known to 3 countries; lawyer says he's homeless

August 23, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The man who boarded a high-speed train in Europe with an assault rifle before being subdued by three Americans was known to intelligence services in three countries and had ties to... more »»

Insurgents shell main prison near Syrian capital, killing 10

August 23, 2015

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Insurgents shelled the central prison near the Syrian capital Damascus on Sunday as well as residential neighborhoods in the city, killing at least 11 and wounding more tha... more »»

 
 

 

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