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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 have gone to Syria to join the Islamic State extremist group and their families issued emotional... 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 »»

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 in eastern Ukraine, blaming continuing attacks from separatist rebels. more »»

Egyptian court sentences activist to 5 years in prison

February 23, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court sentenced an icon of the 2011 uprising to five years in prison on Monday, in the latest sign of authorities' determination to stifle dissent despite promises by the... 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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

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 northeastern Nigerian town of Potiskum on Sunday, killing four others and seriously wounding... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia

February 23, 2015

People in China and throughout the world began their Lunar New Year celebrations last week. more »»

Ukraine: rebel attacks prevent weapons pullback

February 23, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian military spokesman says continuing attacks from rebels are delaying Ukrainian forces' pullback of heavy weapons from the front line in the country's east. more »»

North Korea bars foreigners from Pyongyang marathon

February 23, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Tightening the screws even further on travel to their already isolated country, North Korean authorities have barred foreigners from one of the year's most popular tourist events —... 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 in the latest shipping mishap in the South Asian nation. more »»

Lost amid fiery rhetoric: progress toward closing Guantanamo

February 23, 2015

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — Thirty-five-year-old Abdalmalik Wahab had been imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay for nearly 14 years without charge when he got some good news: The U.S. more »»

Death toll rises to at least 68 in Bangladesh ferry disaster

February 23, 2015

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The death toll from a weekend ferry disaster in central Bangladesh rose to 68 as divers searched for bodies Monday in the latest mishap in the South Asian natio. more »»

Death toll rises to at least 65 in Bangladesh ferry disaster

February 23, 2015

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The death toll from a weekend ferry disaster in central Bangladesh rose to 65 as divers searched for bodies Monday in the latest mishap in the South Asian natio. more »»

Zionism debate at heart of bitter Israeli vote

February 23, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — What is Zionism? The ideological question, rooted in the 19th century, has gained surprising urgency in an Israeli election campaign that seems more open than had been expected. more »»

Somalia extremists urge attacks on US shopping malls

February 23, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A video purported to be by Somalia's al-Qaida-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other Western countries. more »»

 
 
 

 

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