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Sunken S. Korean ferry set to be loaded on transport vessel

March 24, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Salvage crews towed a corroded 6,800-ton South Korean ferry toward a transport vessel on Friday after it was successfully raised from waters off the country's southwest... more »»

At Baghdad rally, Iraq cleric threatens to boycott elections

March 24, 2017

BAGHDAD (AP) — An influential Iraqi Shiite cleric addressed thousands of anti-government protesters who filled the streets of downtown Baghdad on Friday, threatening to boycott the country's... more »»

French defense chief: Battle for Syria's Raqqa within days

March 24, 2017

PARIS (AP) — France's defense minister says the battle by international forces to take back the Islamic State group's de facto capital of Raqqa in Syria will start in the coming days. more »»

AP Explains: Hong Kong's unusual system to pick its leader

March 24, 2017

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong is poised to choose a new leader on Sunday when members of a committee dominated by elites favored by Beijing cast their ballots in the first such vote since 2014's hug... more »»

Sunken S.Korean ferry set to be loaded on transport vessel

March 24, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean efforts to bring a sunken, 6,800-ton ferry back to land cleared an obstacle on Friday after divers cut off a vehicle ramp that had been dangling from the... more »»

UN report: Sanctions disrupt humanitarian aid to North Korea

March 24, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — International sanctions on North Korea are taking a serious toll on humanitarian aid activities, according to a United Nations-led report.

The report issued this week by the U.N. more »»

Sunken South Korean ferry set to loaded on transport vessel

March 24, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean efforts to bring a sunken, 6,800-ton ferry back to land cleared an obstacle on Friday after divers cut off a vehicle ramp that had been dangling from the... more »»

Israel arrests hacker linked to threats on US Jewish centers

March 24, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — A 19-year-old American-Israeli Jew was arrested Thursday as the prime suspect in a wave of bomb threats against U.S. more »»

The Latest: Dozens of French teenagers return to homeland

March 23, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The latest on the attack outside Britain's Parliament (all times local):

11 p.m. more »»

London defiant as IS claims attack by British ex-con, 52

March 23, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Authorities on Thursday identified a 52-year-old Briton as the man who mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a policeman to death outside Parliament in London, saying he had a long... more »»

Italian court: No rape happened since woman didn't scream

March 23, 2017

ROME (AP) — Italy's justice minister has reportedly asked officials to look into a case in which a court acquitted a man of raping a woman because she didn't scream. more »»

The Latest: Man, 75, dies of wounds from London attack

March 23, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The latest on the attack outside Britain's Parliament (all times local):

9:20 p.m. more »»

British ex-con, 52, carried out Westminster attack

March 23, 2017

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — The 52-year-old Briton identified as the Westminster Bridge attacker had a raft of convictions — including assault, weapons possession and public order offenses —... more »»

Poland's WWII museum opens amid an uncertain future

March 23, 2017

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A major World War II museum opened in northern Poland on Thursday amid plans by the conservative government to change its content to fit the government's nationalist views. more »»

Republicans demand tougher stance on Chinese human rights

March 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Republican lawmakers say the Trump administration must criticize China's human rights record.

The call comes after the U.. more »»

Airlift of forces in Syria shows growing US involvement

March 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The deepening U.S. military involvement against Islamic State militants in northern Syria indicates the Pentagon will likely send even more troops in coming weeks. more »»

Ex-Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev; Ukraine blames Russia

March 23, 2017

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A former Russian lawmaker who became a vociferous critic of Moscow following his recent move to Ukraine was shot and killed Thursday in Kiev, prompting harsh words between th... more »»

IS claims UK attack; police say man wasn't on terror radar

March 23, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Authorities on Thursday identified a 52-year-old Briton as the man who mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a policeman to death outside Parliament, saying he had a long criminal... more »»

Erdogan urges US, Britain to drop 'exaggerated' laptop ban

March 23, 2017

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the United States and Britain on Thursday to drop what he said were "exaggerated" new aviation restrictions imposed on... more »»

State Department tells embassies to ramp up visa screening

March 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has ordered American embassies and consulates around the world to draw up criteria for "population sets" needing extra scrutiny before receiving visas to... more »»

 
 
 

 

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