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Colombia halts peace talks after general is taken

November 17, 2014

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A massive search operation was under way Monday for a Colombian army general whose surprise capture by leftist rebels prompted President Juan Manuel Santos to suspend... more »»

Fisheries body raises quota on endangered Bluefin

November 17, 2014

MILAN (AP) — A multi-nation fisheries body on Monday raised the quotas for endangered Bluefin tuna in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea to the dismay of conservationists, who said the move... more »»

EU proposal could punish Israel for settlements

November 17, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — An internal European Union document proposes unspecified "actions" against Israel for its settlement activities in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, reflecting unhappiness with... more »»

Kerry: US 'not intimidated' by Islamic militants

November 17, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry issued a warning Monday to Islamic State militants that "we are not intimidated" after another American hostage was killed. more »»

Pope reinforces traditional family values

November 17, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is seeking to reassure the church's right-wing base that he's not a renegade bent on changing church doctrine on family issues — weeks after a Vatican meeting of... more »»

Scientists 'confident' comet lander will wake up

November 17, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — There is a strong chance Europe's comet lander will wake up from hibernation as it nears the sun, raising hopes for a second series of scientific measurements from the surface next... more »»

France: At least 1 Frenchman in Islamic video

November 17, 2014

PARIS (AP) — A 22-year-old French convert to radical Islam appears in a propaganda video showing a beheaded American aid worker and the deaths of Syrian soldiers, a Paris prosecutor said Monday. more »»

Polish board game mocks communist rationing system

November 17, 2014

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A new Polish board game that ridicules the communist-era rationing system was launched Monday, with high school students straining their brains and then laughing at their ow... more »»

Tough stances from Putin, Merkel over Ukraine

November 17, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — The leaders of Russia and Germany squared off over Ukraine from opposite sides of the globe, with Vladimir Putin warning that Moscow will not accept a defeat for the pro-Russian... more »»

Paris prosecutor: At least 1 Frenchman in IS video

November 17, 2014

PARIS (AP) — A Paris prosecutor says that a French 22-year-old convert to radical Islam appears in a video showing a beheaded American aid worker and the deaths of Syrian soldiers. more »»

Red Cross officials: Ebola flaring anew in Africa

November 17, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — Red Cross officials helping to lead the fight against Ebola in West Africa said Monday the virus is still spreading, and they're having trouble recruiting health care workers to... more »»

Uganda hunts for missing ivory worth $1 million

November 17, 2014

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — More than a ton of ivory has disappeared from a Ugandan government vault, a police official said Monday as a corruption watchdog agency launched an investigation of Uganda'... more »»

President pelted on Velvet Revolution anniversary

November 17, 2014

PRAGUE (AP) — Celebrations on Monday to mark the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution felt more like an uprising against the current Czech president. more »»

As fears rise in Myanmar, Rohingya exodus grows

November 17, 2014

SITTWE, Myanmar (AP) — The captain of the small fishing vessel has spent most of his life helping fellow Rohingya Muslims escape persecution and hatred in Myanmar, but now even he is worried abou... more »»

9 face IRA charges in both parts of Ireland

November 17, 2014

DUBLIN (AP) — Seven Irishmen have been charged with membership in an Irish Republican Army faction after Northern Ireland police raided a suspected meeting of the outlawed Continuity IRA. more »»

Families of captive Lebanese soldiers block roads

November 17, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Relatives of Lebanese soldiers held hostage by militants burned tires and blocked roads Monday after they said Islamic State group extremists threatened to kill their sons, causing... more »»

French official: Key week for Ebola fight in Mali

November 17, 2014

PARIS (AP) — The French president's point man on Ebola says this is a "decisive week" for Mali in its efforts to block the spread of the virus. more »»

European jihadis take lead roles in killing video

November 17, 2014

PARIS (AP) — A young Frenchman and two young men from Wales and England are believed to be among the cold-eyed fighters on an Islamic State propaganda video showing a beheaded American aid worker... more »»

American questioned for shipping human body parts

November 17, 2014

BANGKOK (AP) — A parcel delivery company in Bangkok put three packages bound for the United States through a routine X-ray and made a startling discovery: preserved human parts, including an... more »»

Poles, Russians expel diplomats over spying

November 17, 2014

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Russian and Polish officials confirmed Monday that they have carried out tit-for-tat diplomatic expulsions in an espionage affair that highlights intensified efforts by... more »»

 
 
 

 

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