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Rabbi was behind meeting between pope, Polish rescuers

July 29, 2016

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis' visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau on Friday included an encounter with 25 Christian Poles who rescued Jews during the Holocaust — a powerfully symbolic meeting that... more »»

 
 
 
The Latest: Charity: maternity hospital bombed in Syria

July 29, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria and international efforts to resolve the crisis around the embattled city of Aleppo (all times local):

5:45 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Pope visits sick children at Krakow hospital

July 29, 2016

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland (all times local):

5:30 p.m. more »»

Potter play hype shows the world is still wild about Harry

July 29, 2016

LONDON (AP) — There are fans with wands and wizard costumes, midnight book parties and throngs of excited muggles. Harry Potter's magic is back.

Nine years after J.K. more »»

The Latest: Pope cheered by sick children at hospital

July 29, 2016

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland (all times local):

4:30 p.m. more »»

The Latest: IS seizes Syrian village, kills 24 civilians

July 29, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria and international efforts to resolve the crisis around the embattled city of Aleppo (all times local):

3 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Death camp survivor pleased by pope's visit

July 29, 2016

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland (all times local):

2:30 p.m. more »»

Pope visits Auschwitz, begs God to forgive "so much cruelty"

July 29, 2016

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis paid a somber visit in silence to the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau on Friday, with his only public comment a guest book entry begging God... more »»

Rabat zoo seeks answers after elephant kills girl with stone

July 29, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Experts at a zoo in the Moroccan capital of Rabat are trying to understand why an elephant hurled a stone toward visitors, killing a 7-year-old girl. more »»

The Latest: Pope visit: Village priest reads psalm in Polish

July 29, 2016

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland (all times local):

12:50 p.m. more »»

Pope visits Auschwitz in silence, meets survivors

July 29, 2016

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis paid a somber visit in silence to the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau on Friday, becoming the third consecutive pontiff to make the pilgrimage to... more »»

The Latest: Pope writes prayer for God's pity in guest book

July 29, 2016

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland (all times local):

11:45 a.m. more »»

Red Cross: up to 1 million Iraqis may have to flee fighting

July 29, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The international Red Cross says up to 1 million Iraqis could be forced to flee their homes in the coming weeks amid worsening fighting in the country. more »»

Indonesia executes 4 people convicted of drug crimes

July 29, 2016

CILACAP, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia executed four people convicted of drug crimes on Friday despite international protests and said it would decide later when as many as 10 others are put to death. more »»

Indonesia executes 4 drug traffickers

July 29, 2016

CILACAP, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia executed four people convicted of drug crimes on Friday despite international protests and said it would decide later when as many as 10 others would be put to... more »»

The Latest: Polish officials say 500,000 see pope at rally

July 29, 2016

CZESTOCHOWA, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland and World Youth Day celebrations (all times local):

9:25 p.m.

A Vatican spokesman, the Rev. more »»

Military: Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5

July 28, 2016

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram Islamic extremists ambushed a humanitarian convoy escorted by troops in northeast Nigeria on Thursday, wounding three civilians including a U.N. more »»

Trump has a record of siding with Putin on key issues

July 28, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — Donald Trump has refused to condemn Russia's military takeover of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, saying if elected he would consider recognizing it as Russian territory, in the latest... more »»

Huge crowd at Polish shrine hears pope hail their faith

July 28, 2016

CZESTOCHOWA, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis blessed hundreds of thousands of faithful Thursday at a shrine in Poland, paying tribute to a beloved native son, St. more »»

Indonesia executes 4 drug traffickers

July 28, 2016

CILACAP, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia executed four drug traffickers on Friday and said it had not yet decided when 10 others convicted of drug crimes would be put to death. more »»

 
 
 

 

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