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700 feared dead in 2 Mediterranean boat wrecks

September 15, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — This year is on track to become the deadliest ever for migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea after two heavily loaded boats were wrecked in the past week, possibly killing 700... more »»

Prominent Egyptian activist freed on bail

September 15, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Worn out but smiling, a prominent Egyptian activist facing retrial on a 15-year prison sentence for violating a draconian protest law walked out of a Cairo prison Monday after a cour... more »»

Hurricane Odile slams Mexico's Baja California

September 15, 2014

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Odile hammered Mexico's Baja California Peninsula overnight, damaging homes and tearing away the facades of luxury resorts, shattering countless car and... more »»

Generation gap: Young Scots favor independence

September 15, 2014

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Across Scotland, dinner table talk is getting heated as families fight over how to vote in Scotland's independence referendu. more »»

Air France strike amid Europe's low-cost shakeup

September 15, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Air France canceled at least half its flights around the world on Monday as pilots began a weeklong strike, highlighting the trouble Europe's flagship airlines face in keeping up wit... more »»

Democracy? No, Afghans say, after vote count ends

September 15, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The ballot counting in Afghanistan's five-month-long presidential election is finished, but as negotiations continue over the country's future political power structure,... more »»

Islamic State group issues new curriculum in Iraq

September 15, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — The extremist-held Iraqi city of Mosul is set to usher in a new school year. But unlike years past, there will be no art or musi. more »»

US won't rule out working with Iran against IS

September 15, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Diplomats from around the world pledged to fight Islamic State militants "by any means necessary" as Iraq asked allies to thwart the extremists wherever they find sanctuary. more »»

Why hire? French confront reasons for malaise

September 15, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Marc Winocour and his two sons have enjoyed some success transforming the family farm into a field-to-table company that includes bread ovens, delivery trucks and a boutiqu. more »»

Iraq calls for end to extremist 'sanctuaries'

September 15, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Diplomats from around the world pledged to fight Islamic State militants "by any means necessary" as Iraq asked allies to thwart the extremists wherever they find sanctuary. more »»

Uganda holds 19 terror suspects, seizes explosives

September 15, 2014

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan authorities are holding 19 suspects arrested over an apparent terror plot, officials said Monday as the security agencies continued an operation to dismantle what... more »»

Hurricane Odile in Baja slams Baja California

September 15, 2014

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Odile raked the Baja California Peninsula with strong winds and heavy rains early Monday as locals and tourists in the resort area of Los Cabos began to... more »»

Sweden's far-right rises amid immigration debate

September 15, 2014

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish far-right party demanding sharp cuts in immigration has more than doubled its support in a parliamentary election. more »»

Chinese city creates cellphone sidewalk lane

September 15, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to... more »»

US reopens embassy in Central African Republic

September 15, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says it's reopening The U.S. embassy in the Central African Republic.

The U.S. more »»

British boy gets first proton treatment in Prague

September 15, 2014

PRAGUE (AP) — British boy Ashya King underwent his first proton beam therapy session for a life-threatening brain tumor in Prague on Monday, a week after the 5-year-old boy was flown here from... more »»

European Space Agency picks site for comet landing

September 15, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — Talk about a moving target. more »»

Uganda holds 6 terror suspects, seizes explosives

September 15, 2014

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — At least six terror suspects were arrested over the weekend in a raid on an al-Shabab cell that was apparently plotting an attack in this East African country, a Ugandan... more »»

Prominent Egyptian activist to be released

September 15, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's most prominent activist, who is facing a retrial on a 15-year prison sentence for violating a draconian protest law, was granted release on bail Monday, lawyers and relatives... more »»

UN takes over C. African Republic peacekeeping

September 15, 2014

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — The United Nations is taking over from an African peacekeeping mission trying to stabilize Central African Republic. more »»

 
 

 

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