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Novartis reshapes business with GSK, Lilly deals

April 22, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss pharmaceutical firm Novartis AG launched a major overhaul of its business Tuesday, unveiling a series of multibillion-dollar deals with Britain's GlaxoSmithKline PLC and the U. more »»

'Piles and piles' of bodies in S. Sudan slaughter

April 22, 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Gunmen in South Sudan who targeted civilians including children and the elderly left "piles and piles" of bodies, many of them in a mosque and a hospital, the U.N. more »»

Fearing the Icefall: On Everest, dangers are clear

April 22, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — On Everest, everybody knows that the Khumbu Icefall is dangerou. more »»

Ebola outbreak death toll in West Africa over 140

April 22, 2014

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The World Health Organization says the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 140 people. more »»

Most Sherpas decide to leave Everest for season

April 22, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Most Sherpa mountain guides have decided to leave Mount Everest in a walkout certain to disrupt a climbing season that was already marked by grief over the lives lost last... more »»

Somali lawmaker shot and killed in latest attack

April 22, 2014

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Two gunmen belonging to an Islamic extremist group shot and killed a Somali legislator on Tuesday as he stepped out of his home in the capital, the second fatal attack o... more »»

230 girls abducted in Nigeria still missing

April 22, 2014

CHIBOK, Nigeria (AP) — A week after Islamic extremists stormed a remote boarding school in northeast Nigeria, more than 200 girls and young women remain missing despite a "hot pursuit" by securit... more »»

Profiles of some of SKorean ferry's dead, missing

April 22, 2014

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — A bicycle, never ridden. A lipstick prank pulled off by old friends. Mother-daughter conversations that now burn in the memory, laden with regret. more »»

Nepal OKs some Sherpa demands amid boycott threat

April 22, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal agreed Tuesday to set up a relief fund for Sherpas who are killed or injured in climbing accidents, one of several key concessions to the mountain guides after Mount... more »»

Obama visit to Asia seen as counterweight to China

April 22, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — President Barack Obama's travels through Asia in coming days aim to reassure partners about the renewed U.. more »»

Cries of anguish as SKorea ferry toll tops 100

April 22, 2014

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — For a moment there is silence in the tent where bodies from the ferry disaster are brought for identification. Then the anguished cries begi. more »»

Biden: Russia must 'stop talking and start acting'

April 22, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that "it's time to stop talking and start acting" to reduce tension in Ukraine. more »»

Biden tells Ukrainian leaders US stands with them

April 22, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden told Ukrainian political leaders Tuesday that the United States stands with them against "humiliating threats" and encouraged them to root out... more »»

Novartis, GSK, Lilly in multibillion-dollar deals

April 22, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis AG announced a series of multibillion-dollar deals Tuesday with other major pharmaceutical companies that it said would reduce sales but boost... more »»

Nepal tries to avert Sherpa strike on Everest

April 22, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepalese authorities were meeting with Sherpa mountain guides Tuesday in an attempt to avert a climbing strike after the deadliest avalanche ever recorded on Mount Everest... more »»

Syrian rebels make last stand for Homs

April 22, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Weakened Syrian rebels are making their last desperate stand in Homs, as forces loyal to President Bashar Assad launch their harshest assault yet to expel them from the central city... more »»

AP names Klug to top SKorea editorial position

April 22, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has named Seoul news editor Foster Klug as its chief of bureau for South Korea. more »»

Seabed hunt for Malaysia jet stretches beyond week

April 22, 2014

SYDNEY (AP) — An air search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet was suspended for a day due to stormy weather on Tuesday as the painstakingly slow sonar scanning of the targeted patch of seabed... more »»

Thousands line up to bid goodbye to Garcia Marquez

April 22, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — With two heads of state and thousands of tearful admirers, Mexico bid farewell on Monday to Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian Nobel laureate considered one of the greatest... more »»

Death count in ferry sinking tops 100

April 22, 2014

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — One by one, coast guard officers carried the newly arrived bodies covered in white sheets from a boat to a tent on the dock of this island, the first step in identifying... more »»

 
 

 

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