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Iran urges nuclear weapon-free Korean peninsula

May 2, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Monday pushed for a Korean peninsula free of nuclear weapons, the official IRNA news agency reported. more »»

Japan announces $7 billion plan to develop Mekong region

May 2, 2016

BANGKOK (AP) — Japan's foreign minister announced a $7 billion initiative Monday to promote development in Southeast Asia's Mekong region, which encompasses parts of Vietnam, Laos and Thailand... more »»

Iran's nuclear chief visits Prague to talk business

May 2, 2016

PRAGUE (AP) — The sanctions lifted, the head of Iran's nuclear program is coming to talk business with Czech leaders. more »»

North Carolina pair survive 5 days in New Zealand wilderness

May 2, 2016

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An American exchange student and her mother were rescued over the weekend in the New Zealand wilderness, where they were lost for five days after setting off on a... more »»

Turkey and US-led coalition pound Islamic State group

May 2, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Turkish military said Monday that artillery shelling and drone attacks by the U.S.-led coalition have struck Islamic State positions in Syria and killed a total of 63 militants. more »»

Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis explained

May 2, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Puerto Rico's debt crisis has reached a new level, with the island's governor saying Puerto Rico will not pay most of its $470 million in debt payments due by Monday. more »»

Car bomb in southern Turkey kills 2 police officers

May 1, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A car bomb struck the entrance of a Turkish police station Sunday in the southern city of Gaziantep, killing two police officers and wounding 22 other people in a day marred... more »»

Trade unions hold rallies to mark May Day; clashes

May 1, 2016

Trade unions and other groups are staging rallies around the world to mark International Workers Day. more »»

US once again forced to turn to Russia for help on Syria

May 1, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — Scrambling to resuscitate a nearly dead truce in Syria, the Obama administration has again been forced to turn to Russia for help, with little hope for the desired U.S. outcome. more »»

Protests disband after IS group carries out 2nd Iraq bombing

May 1, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Anti-government protesters disbanded at least temporarily Sunday from the heavily fortified Green Zone they had stormed a day earlier after the Islamic State group carried out its... more »»

Kurdish group claims attack in Turkish city of Bursa

May 1, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Kurdish militant group claimed responsibility Sunday for a suicide attack in the Turkish city of Bursa that wounded 13 people last month. more »»

CIA director says unverified material in secret 9/11 pages

May 1, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director John Brennan says a 28-page secret chapter from a congressional inquiry into 9/11 contains preliminary information about possible Saudi links to the attackers that... more »»

Trade unions hold rallies to mark May Day; clashes in Paris

May 1, 2016

Trade unions and other groups are staging rallies around the world to mark International Workers Day. more »»

South Africa: Rescued lions explore new home in sanctuary

May 1, 2016

Vaalwater, South Africa (AP) — Lions rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru and airlifted to South Africa scratched their manes on trees and explored their new territory in the African bush... more »»

Kenya officials: Death toll of collapsed building up to 20

May 1, 2016

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan rescuers continued searching for survivors Sunday of a residential building in a low income area that collapsed Friday, as officials said the death toll has risen to... more »»

French far-right father-daughter feud disrupts tradition

May 1, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Jean-Marie Le Pen, a founder and the decades-long leader of France's far-right National Front, declared Sunday that his daughter, the party president who has expelled him, will lose... more »»

Slovakia's premier leaves hospital after heart surgery

May 1, 2016

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's prime minister has been discharged from a clinic in the capital following heart surgery. more »»

Labour Party denies anti-Semitism in its ranks as vote nears

May 1, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Senior Labour Party figures including leader Jeremy Corbyn are fighting back against charges there is anti-Semitism in the party's ranks before Thursday's vote for a new mayor of... more »»

Brussels Airport departure hall reopens after deadly attacks

May 1, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — Under extra security, the Brussels Airport reopened its departure hall Sunday for the first time since deadly Islamic extremist attacks in March. more »»

Iraqis end demonstration in Baghdad's Green Zone

May 1, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Anti-government protesters temporarily ended their mass demonstration in Baghdad's Green Zone on Sunday and began an orderly withdrawal a day after tearing down walls around the... more »»

 
 
 

 

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