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Historic US-Iran nuclear deal could be taking shape

February 23, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — Edging toward a historic compromise, the U.S. more »»

Ukraine delays heavy weapons pullback, blames rebel attacks

February 23, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine delayed a promised pullback of heavy weapons from the front line Monday, blaming continuing attacks from separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine. more »»

Egyptian court sentences activist to 5 years in prison

February 23, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — A prominent Egyptian activist behind the 2011 uprising was sentenced to five years in prison on Monday over an unauthorized but peaceful protest, signaling authorities' determination... more »»

US names first global envoy for LGBT rights

February 23, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States named its first international envoy for gay rights Monday, tasking a veteran diplomat with leading U.S. more »»

Kenya court strikes out sections of security law

February 23, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Seven sections of a contentious law the government says will help Kenya curb a wave of extremist attacks are unconstitutional, a Kenyan court said Monday. more »»

Official: Greece to send bailout reform list Tuesday

February 23, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A government official in Greece says a list of reforms demanded from the new government by bailout creditors will be sent early Tuesday — extending a deadline by a few hours. more »»

Families of 3 missing UK girls urge 'Please come home!'

February 23, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Turkish police searched Monday for three missing British schoolgirls believed to be headed to Syria to join the Islamic State extremist group as their frightened families issued... more »»

Greece rushes to draft reforms, but faces dissent at home

February 23, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Caught between its own defiant campaign pledges and pressure from creditors, Greece's left-wing government is due to propose a list of reforms to debt inspectors late Monday... more »»

Suede, fringes, ponchos: Burberry goes bohemian in London

February 23, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Fashion is notoriously fickle but there's two things sure to be everywhere this fall: Suede and fringing — lots of i. more »»

Girl suicide bomber kills 5 in northeastern Nigeria market

February 23, 2015

POTISKUM, Nigeria (AP) — A girl suicide bomber as young as 10 blew herself up at a busy market in the northeast Nigerian town of Potiskum on Sunday, killing four others and seriously wounding 46... more »»

Phased US-Iran nuclear deal taking shape

February 23, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — The United States and Iran are working on a two-phase deal that clamps down on Tehran's nuclear program for at least a decade before providing it leeway over the remainder of the... more »»

94-year-old charged with serving in Auschwitz death camp

February 23, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have charged a 94-year-old man with 3,681 counts of accessory to murder on allegations he served in the Nazis' Auschwitz death camp. more »»

Death toll rises to at least 70 in Bangladesh ferry disaster

February 23, 2015

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The death toll from a weekend ferry disaster in central Bangladesh rose to 70 on Monday, as divers finished their search after the vessel was lifted to the surface and... more »»

Fearing Ebola, N. Korea bars tourists from capital marathon

February 23, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Further restricting travel to the already isolated country, North Korea barred foreigners from one of its most popular tourist events — the annual Pyongyang marathon — because of... more »»

North Korea bars foreigners from Pyongyang marathon

February 23, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Further restricting travel to the already isolated country, North Korea barred foreigners from one of its most popular tourist events — the annual Pyongyang marathon — because of... more »»

Greece overhauling reforms, but faces dissent at home

February 23, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece will present a list of proposed reforms to debt inspectors on Monday to get final approval for an extension to its rescue loans. more »»

News Guide: Myanmar troops, ethnic rebels in fierce fighting

February 23, 2015

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Fighting between Myanmar troops and ethnic Kokang rebels near the Chinese border has left more than 130 dead since the clashes started Feb. 9. more »»

Phased Iran-US nuclear deal taking shape

February 23, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — The United States and Iran are shaping the contours of a deal that would initially freeze Tehran's nuclear program but would allow it to slowly ramp up activities that could be used... more »»

Egypt postpones retrial of 2 Al-Jazeera English journalists

February 23, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — The retrial of two Al-Jazeera English journalists who face terror-related charges in a case widely criticized by human rights organizations and media groups has been postponed to... more »»

Mediator cites distress over South Sudan truce violation

February 23, 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The continuing violations of a South Sudan truce signed earlier this month are vexing mediators, an Ethiopian official said Monday as peace talks resumed on Monday... more »»

 
 
 

 

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