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Pakistan flood sinks boat carrying wedding party

September 14, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Severe flooding sank a boat carrying a wedding party in Pakistan's Punjab province on Sunday, killing the bridegroom and 17 others, officials said. more »»

Russia-annexed Crimea votes for legislature

September 14, 2014

SIMFEROPOL, Crimea (AP) — Residents of Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that Russia annexed from Ukraine in March, are voting for their regional parliament in elections expected to be dominated by... more »»

4th doctor dies of Ebola in Sierra Leone

September 14, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone has lost a fourth doctor to Ebola after a failed effort to transfer her abroad for medical treatment, a government official said Sunday, a huge setback... more »»

40 'I'do's' at Vatican as Pope marries 20 couples

September 14, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Forty "I do's" — or "Si" in Italian — were pronounced in St. Peter's Basilica Sunday as Pope Francis married 20 couples, with one bride already a mother. more »»

Family: Remember slain hostage for helping others

September 14, 2014

LONDON (AP) — British aid worker David Haines devoted his life to helping civilians in war zones and that is how he should be remembered, his family said Sunday as they grieved his death at the... more »»

Shells rock east Ukraine city despite cease-fire

September 14, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Several residential neighborhoods in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk have come under repeated shelling, imperiling a fragile cease-fire agreement imposed last week. more »»

Turkey seeks behind-scene role in NATO coalition

September 14, 2014

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey is the big Muslim power that sits atop raging conflicts in Iraq and Syria, so it might be expected to take a leading role in the NATO coalition announced this month to take... more »»

110 rescued from ferry: 'Death was in our minds'

September 14, 2014

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Survivors from a ferry that sank after encountering steering problems in the central Philippines said Sunday that they were tossed about by the churning sea in darkness... more »»

Scottish independence could mean messy divorce

September 14, 2014

LONDON (AP) — How do you divorce after a 300-year union? It's complicated, and there is a deadlin. more »»

Japan's World War II film idol Rikoran dies at 94

September 14, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese film idol Yoshiko Yamaguchi, who was known as Rikoran and symbolized Japan's wartime dreams of Asian conquest, has died at age 94.

Known as Shirley Yamaguchi in the U.S. more »»

Power shift expected in Swedish election

September 14, 2014

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's parliamentary election opened Sunday with polls showing the left-leaning Social Democrats poised to return to power after eight years of center-right rule. more »»

Gaza children return to school after war

September 14, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Some half million Gaza children made a delayed return to school on Sunday after a devastating 50-day war with Israel that killed more than 2,100 Palestinians and... more »»

Pharrell invites Swedish feminist leader on stage

September 14, 2014

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Pharrell gave a Swedish feminist party a shout-out during a performance in Stockholm a day before Sweden's general election. more »»

North Korea holds trial of American Matthew Miller

September 14, 2014

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea held a trial Sunday morning for American Matthew Miller, who was detained in April for violating his tourist status when he entered the country. more »»

About 100 rescued from sunken Philippine ferry

September 14, 2014

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Rescuers saved about 100 people overnight and recovered two bodies from a ferry that sank in rough seas after encountering steering trouble in the central Philippines,... more »»

Video shows slaying of British aid worker

September 14, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State extremists released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year, and British Prime Minister David Cameron lat... more »»

Video purports to show British aid worker slain

September 13, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State extremists have released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year, and British Prime Minister David Camero... more »»

Power shift expected in Swedish election

September 13, 2014

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden heads into a parliamentary election on Sunday with polls showing the left-leaning Social Democrats poised to return to power after eight years of center-right rule. more »»

Egypt seeks broader alliance with US over Libya

September 13, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — As U.S. more »»

Sierra Leone requests funds for Ebola evacuation

September 13, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The World Health Organization said Saturday it could not meet a request from Sierra Leone to evacuate a doctor who contracted the deadly Ebola disease.

Dr. more »»

 
 

 

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