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US-Israel quarrel intensifies over Netanyahu speech

February 25, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trading barbs, the U.S. more »»

Greek leader faces criticism on austerity concessions

February 25, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's prime minister held a marathon meeting with his party's lawmakers Wednesday, briefing them on pledges made to European creditors to win a four-month extension of th... more »»

Rio officials probe source of fish die-off in Olympic waters

February 25, 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro's state environmental agency says it is investigating a fish die-off that has left thousands of carcasses floating in waters where sailing events are to be... more »»

3 Al-Jazeera journalists arrested for flying drone in Paris

February 25, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Three Al-Jazeera journalists have been arrested for illegally flying a drone in Paris Wednesday, after unidentified drones flew over the Eiffel Tower and key Paris landmarks for a... more »»

Kidnappers of American missionary in Nigeria demand ransom

February 25, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The armed men who abducted an American missionary earlier this week in southern Nigeria have demanded a ransom of nearly $300,000, police said Wednesday.

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Indian city bans public gatherings over swine flu fears

February 25, 2015

AHMEDABAD, India (AP) — A west Indian city has banned most public gatherings in an attempt to halt the spread of swine flu, which has claimed at least 926 lives nationwide in 11 weeks. more »»

Obama aides sharpen criticism of Netanyahu ahead of speech

February 25, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The strain between the U.S. more »»

AP EXPLAINS: How Niagara Falls freezes ... or does it?

February 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — It's a stunning sight: Niagara Falls, the world's most famous waterfall, apparently frozen in place. more »»

Traditional healer returns to first Ebola-affected village

February 25, 2015

MELIANDOU, Guinea (AP) — Here at ground zero of West Africa's Ebola outbreak, a local traditional healer returned to complete the removal of a curse residents believe could have been placed on... more »»

Irishman wounded by booby-trap bomb as he removes IRA sign

February 25, 2015

DUBLIN (AP) — Officials say a Northern Ireland man has suffered serious wounds when a booby-trapped bomb exploded as he removed a sign bearing threats from an Irish Republican Army faction. more »»

Cyprus signs military deal to let Russian navy ships dock

February 25, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Cyprus on Wednesday signed a deal with Russia allowing its navy ships to make regular port calls on the divided Mediterranean island. more »»

UN experts: Yemen ex-president allegedly amassed billions

February 25, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh is alleged to have amassed assets worth between $32 billion and $60 billion, most believed to have been transferred abroad under... more »»

Netanyahu: World powers 'have given up' in Iran nuke talks

February 25, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — In his sharpest criticism yet, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that world powers "have given up" on stopping Iran from developing nuclear weapons in... more »»

Abducted Syrian Christians moved to militant stronghold

February 25, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants have moved a large group of Christians they abducted to one of their strongholds as fighting raged on Wednesday between the extremists and Kurdish and... more »»

Too big to manage? HSBC's chiefs grilled over tax scandal

February 25, 2015

LONDON (AP) — First there was money laundering. Then foreign-exchange rigging. Now tax evasion. more »»

Russian court refuses to release Ukrainian prisoner

February 25, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court on Wednesday refused to release a Ukrainian prisoner whose fate has attracted global attention. more »»

173 people die in extremist attacks in Kenya in 2014: police

February 25, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Islamic extremists killed 173 people in Kenya in 2014, the highest number in the three years that Kenya has experienced violence blamed on neighboring Somalia's al-Shabab... more »»

Fake US aircraft carrier the target in latest Iranian drills

February 25, 2015

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — With rockets roaring and guns blazing, more than a dozen swarming Iranian speedboats assaulted a replica of a U.S. more »»

Clashes, tear gas after police kill boy at Venezuela protest

February 25, 2015

SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela (AP) — The killing of a 14-year-old boy by a policeman during an anti-government protest is raising already high tensions in Venezuela amid a crackdown on the opposition... more »»

Official says Afghan avalanches kill at least 124 people

February 25, 2015

PANJSHIR VALLEY, Afghanistan (AP) — Avalanches caused by a heavy winter snow killed at least 124 people in northeastern Afghanistan, an emergency official said Wednesday, as rescuers clawed... more »»

 
 
 

 

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