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US presses Israel on talks for Middle East nuclear-free zone

May 22, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States has sent a top official to Israel amid an effort to revive talks on a Middle East zone free of nuclear weapons, a central issue of a landmark treaty review... more »»

Colombia bids farewell to victims of deadly flooding

May 21, 2015

SALGAR, Colombia (AP) — Thousands of mourners poured into the streets Thursday to bid farewell to dozens of the victims of a deadly mudslide that ravaged this coffee-growing town nestled deep in... more »»

Malaysia orders sea search-and-rescue for migrants

May 21, 2015

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Four Malaysian navy ships began searching the seas for stranded boat people Thursday in the first official rescue operation since desperate migrants started washing onto... more »»

The Latest on Rohingya: US military preparing air patrols

May 21, 2015

4 a.m. (2200 GMT)

The U.S. military says it is preparing to help countries in the region address the humanitarian crisis of the Rohingya migrants stranded at sea.

Pentagon spokesman Lt. more »»

Terror suspect wanted in US wins Irish case, walks free

May 21, 2015

DUBLIN (AP) — An Algerian-born terror suspect wanted in the United States walked free from a Dublin court Thursday after five years behind bars and a two-year legal battle against extradition. more »»

Fears mount over Palmyra as IS expands territory in Syria

May 21, 2015

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Fears mounted over the fate of one of the Mideast's most prominent archaeological sites after Islamic State militants overran the historic Syrian town of Palmyra, seizing... more »»

A look at Palmyra, the historic Syrian town captured by IS

May 21, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — A look at Palmyra, the Syrian archaeological gem captured by Islamic State fighter. more »»

Former Boko Haram captives still held _ by Nigerian military

May 21, 2015

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — The accusations against a woman who was rescued from Boko Haram abductors came from fellow former captives during a group counseling session. more »»

Ukrainian lawmakers suspend military cooperation with Russia

May 21, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament on Thursday voted to suspend military cooperation with Russia in a long-anticipated move signaling a further break in relations between the once-close... more »»

Mideast youth unemployment rises amid post-Arab Spring chaos

May 21, 2015

KITTEH, Jordan (AP) — Fawziyeh Sharif and dozens of other young women who make jeans for the U.S. more »»

Report: Iranian ship with Yemen aid has arrived in Djibouti

May 21, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Iranian cargo ship loaded with aid bound for Yemen arrived in Djibouti on Thursday and is anchored offshore, a U.S. official said. more »»

US presses Israel on talks for Middle East nuclear-free zone

May 21, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States has sent a top official to Israel in an effort to revive talks on a Middle East zone free of nuclear weapons, a central issue of a nuclear treaty review... more »»

Burundi: 2 killed in protests against president's 3rd term

May 21, 2015

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Two protesters in Burundi were shot dead Thursday, said the Red Cross, as pitched battles in the capital escalated between police and demonstrators opposed to President... more »»

Amnesty: South Sudan government troops are burning villages

May 21, 2015

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — South Sudan government troops are setting villages on fire and abusing civilians in an ongoing military assault on rebels loyal to the country's former vice president,... more »»

Senior Israeli diplomat: 'This land is ours'

May 21, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's new deputy foreign minister on Thursday delivered a defiant message to the international community, saying that Israel owes no apologies for its policies in the Holy Lan... more »»

Mystery surrounds movements of Italy's Tunisia Bardo suspect

May 21, 2015

ROME (AP) — Italy's interior minister insisted Thursday that police had pulled off an investigative coup by arresting a suspect in Tunisia's Bardo Museum massacre, despite indications that he was... more »»

French school newspaper threatened over Charlie Hebdo issue

May 21, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Teachers, parents and media freedom activists are urging police action after death threats against a French teenager over a school newspaper issue about the extremist attack against... more »»

A look at EU-Russia tug-of-war over 6 east European nations

May 21, 2015

RIGA, Latvia (AP) — A quarter century after the Iron Curtain that once divided Europe opened, the European Union nations and Russia are again involved in a tug-of-war, this time over six former... more »»

Cross-dressing diva Conchita Wurst to Putin: Let's hang out

May 21, 2015

VIENNA (AP) — Conchita Wurst would like to hang out with Russian President Vladimir Putin. more »»

Spain grants temporary residence to boy found in suitcase

May 21, 2015

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government on Thursday granted a temporary residence permit to an 8-year-old Ivory Coast boy that a woman tried to smuggle into Spain in a suitcase. more »»

 
 
 

 

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