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UN Security Council takes up N. Korea's human rights

December 22, 2014

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UN Security Council discussing N. Korea's human rights

December 22, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.. more »»

11 hurt after van drives into Nantes Christmas market

December 22, 2014

PARIS (AP) — A French official says 11 people are hurt, five seriously, after a van drove into a Christmas market in the western city of Nante. more »»

Palestinians say Gaza reconstruction pledges unfulfilled

December 22, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — International donors have so far failed to deliver billions of dollars in aid money that was promised to rebuild the war-battered Gaza Strip, a Palestinian official said Monday,... more »»

10 years after tsunami, victim's mom learns body wasn't lost

December 22, 2014

SEINT PAING, Myanmar (AP) — Of all the moments to chase a dream, May Aye Nwe chose the morning of Dec. 26, 2004. more »»

In IS-held town, Iraqi Kurds face heavy resistance

December 22, 2014

MOUNT SINJAR, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi Kurdish forces forged ahead with their assault Monday on a militant-held town in northern Iraq, but encountered heavy resistance from Islamic State fighters whose... more »»

North Korea skipping UN Security Council meeting

December 22, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An angry North Korea, now on the defensive over a U.S. accusation of hacking, is refusing to take part in a groundbreaking U.N. more »»

88-year-old ex-minister wins Tunisia election

December 22, 2014

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — An 88-year-old veteran of Tunisia's political establishment won the country's presidency, according to official results issued Monday, capping a four-year-long democratic... more »»

China to investigate ex-President Hu's top aide

December 22, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — The top aide to former Chinese President Hu Jintao has been placed under investigation for unspecified disciplinary violations, the official Xinhua News Agency said Monday, in a... more »»

Russia bails out bank following ruble slide

December 22, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has bailed out a mid-sized bank for about $500 million to save it from bankruptcy— a clear sign that the slide in the value of the ruble in the wake of sliding oil prices is... more »»

Prosecutor: No terror link in France car rampage

December 22, 2014

PARIS (AP) — French officials called for vigilance but warned against jumping to conclusions Monday after a pair of weekend attacks — one in which a driver ran down 13 bystanders, and another in... more »»

Zimbabwe's president fires more cabinet members

December 22, 2014

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's festive season is marked by continued political infighting and financial austerity, as the president fired two more cabinet ministers and the country's civil... more »»

Australia family found after 10 days in wilderness

December 22, 2014

SYDNEY (AP) — A 5-year-old boy and his 7-year-old brother were recovering in a hospital Monday after surviving with their father for 10 days in the Australian wilderness with little food and in... more »»

Pope in blistering critique of Vatican bureaucrats

December 22, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis issued a blistering critique Monday of the Vatican bureaucracy that serves him, denouncing how some people lust for power at all costs, live hypocritical double... more »»

Spain: Princess Cristina to be tried for fraud

December 22, 2014

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish judge on Monday ordered the king's sister, Princess Cristina, to be tried along with her husband on charges of tax fraud — making her the first member of the country's... more »»

Chinese military plane crashes; 2 deaths reported

December 22, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese military plane crashed in the country's northwest on Monday and a news website says at least two people were killed.

The plane crashed at about 3 p.m. more »»

SKorea holds N-plant drills against cyber threats

December 22, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's monopoly nuclear power company said it began drills Monday against possible cyberattacks after online threats of attack against its plants. more »»

China opposes cyberattacks, doesn't name N. Korea

December 22, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — China told the U.S. more »»

Belarus enjoys bonanza amid Russia-West tensions

December 22, 2014

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — As relations between Russia and the West have deteriorated, there's one country that's reaping rewards — Belarus, whose authoritarian leader was once dubbed "Europe's last... more »»

Abandoned asbestos mines still a hazard in India

December 22, 2014

RORO VILLAGE, India (AP) — Asbestos waste spills in a gray gash down the flank of a lush green hill above tribal villages in eastern India. more »»

 
 
 

 

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