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Prisoners kept handcuffed in park in Colombia

September 12, 2014

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — It was a day in the park for about 40 prisoners — handcuffed to each other, a fence and even a children's slide. more »»

Ukraine, rebels trade 67 prisoners in peace deal

September 12, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — In the dead of night, Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed rebel forces on Friday exchanged 67 prisoners who had been captured during fighting in eastern Ukraine, part of a... more »»

Protestant firebrand Ian Paisley dies aged 88

September 12, 2014

DUBLIN (AP) — For most of his half-century in Northern Ireland politics, Ian Paisley was synonymous with two words: "No" and "Never. more »»

First German governor from ex-communist party?

September 12, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A quarter-century after the Berlin Wall crumbled, an election this weekend may show whether Germany is ready for its first state governor from the party descended from East Germany'... more »»

Salmond: Savvy salesman for Scottish independence

September 12, 2014

Alex Salmond is many things: a gambler with an obsessive eye for the horses, a populist showman equally quick to cause and claim outrage, an improvisational wit with a cut-throat edge. more »»

Pistorius could get 15 years for culpable homicide

September 12, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp but declared him not guilty of... more »»

Ian Paisley's many faces: orator, inciter, charmer

September 12, 2014

DUBLIN (AP) — Much like the Ulster weather, Ian Paisley could offer beaming sunshine one minute, stinging hailstones the nex. more »»

Pistorius could get jail for culpable homicide

September 12, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and declared him not guilty of... more »»

US, Turkey mull strategy against Islamic militants

September 12, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The United States on Friday pressed Turkey to harden its borders against fighters and funding flowing to the Islamic State militant group, and sought clarity on how far... more »»

Judge: Pistorius is guilty of culpable homicide

September 12, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and declared him not guilty of... more »»

Syrian troops capture key central town

September 12, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Government forces have captured a central Syrian town that has changed hands several times during the civil war, the military and activists said Frida. more »»

US to restart limited adoption program in Vietnam

September 12, 2014

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam and the United States will soon resume limited inter-country adoptions, both nations said Friday, six years after a ban was imposed because of allegations of... more »»

Germany to send 40 military trainers to Iraq

September 12, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — Germany plans to send about 40 paratroopers to Iraq to provide weapons training to Kurdish fighters battling an Islamic extremist insurgency. more »»

EU sanctions hit Russian oil companies, lawmakers

September 12, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — New European Union sanctions against Russia announced Friday toughen financial penalties on the country's banks, arms makers and its biggest oil company, to punish Moscow for what... more »»

Detainees in North Korea test US patience strategy

September 12, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — A U.S. more »»

EU sanctions hit Russian oil majors, lawmakers

September 12, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — New European Union sanctions curbing access to western financial markets for some of Russia's largest firms are targeting banks, arms manufacturers, the country's leading oil... more »»

Scottish celebrities take sides on independence

September 12, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Scotland's independence battle is a tough one to call. The Yes side has James Bond, but the No campaign has Harry Potte. more »»

Justice Dept. seeks new tool against data fraud

September 12, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Working to combat an increasingly lucrative crime that crosses national boundaries, Justice Department officials are pressing for a new law to help them prosecute criminals... more »»

Ukraine, rebels exchange prisoners in peace deal

September 12, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Government and rebel forces early Friday exchanged dozens of prisoners captured during fighting in Ukraine, as part of a cease-fire agreement sealed earlier this month. more »»

Evidence growing that Hamas used residential areas

September 12, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Two weeks after the end of the Gaza war, there is growing evidence that Hamas militants used residential areas as cover for launching rockets at Israel, at least at... more »»

 
 

 

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