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Siblings killed in New York house fire buried in Israel

March 23, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Seven Jewish siblings who died in a devastating New York house fire were laid to rest in Jerusalem on Monday at an emotional ceremony attended by several thousand mourners. more »»

Pope finally gets his pizza _ albeit hand-delivered

March 23, 2015

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis, who recently lamented he can't slip out and get a pizza like he used to, finally got a pie — albeit one hand-delivered to his popemobile. more »»

Okinawa orders halt to work related to US base relocation

March 23, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — The governor of the southern Japanese island of Okinawa ordered a Defense Ministry branch to suspend all work in the area where a key U.S. more »»

Macedonians split over allegations of wiretapping

March 23, 2015

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Bugged phones, coup plots and shadowy foreign agent. more »»

Siblings killed in New York fire being buried in Israel

March 23, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Seven Jewish siblings who were killed in a devastating New York house fire over the weekend were being laid to rest Monday after being flown to Israel for burial. more »»

Syrian rebels shell city of Aleppo, killing at least 13

March 23, 2015

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian rebels fired mortar rounds into government-held parts of the northern city of Aleppo during rush hour Monday, killing 13 people and wounding dozens, state-run TV and... more »»

A glance at issues that divide Germany and Greece

March 23, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Relations between Greece's new government and Germany got off to a rocky start after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras swept to power in January on pledges to end the budget austerity... more »»

Greece's PM on first trip to Germany amid tense relations

March 23, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Alexis Tsipras is visiting Germany for the first time since becoming Greece's prime minister, meeting Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday as his debt-ridden nation and its key... more »»

Turkish MP: US, Canadian med students among group in Syria

March 23, 2015

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish opposition lawmaker says that an American and a Canadian are among a group of medical students believed to have crossed into Syria from Turkey. more »»

South African judge convicts retired tennis player of rape

March 23, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Bob Hewitt, a former Grand Slam doubles tennis champion, was on Monday convicted in a South African court of rape and sexual assault decades after the alleged assaults. more »»

Iraq officials: Baghdad bombings kill 19; wound 36

March 23, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Multiple bombings in the Iraqi capital killed at least 19 people and wounded 36, as Iraqi forces continued preparing for a large-scale operation to recapture the city of Tikrit fro... more »»

Afghan protesters demand justice for woman killed by mob

March 23, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Hundreds of Afghans protested in Kabul on Monday to demand justice for a woman who was killed by a mob outside one of the capital's most famous mosques, after falsely... more »»

Czechs deploy wild horses from Britain to save biodiversity

March 23, 2015

MILOVICE, Czech Republic (AP) — Twenty-five years ago it was a military zone where occupying Soviet troops held exercises. more »»

Quote Box: Lee Kuan Yew's sharp words on the world, himself

March 23, 2015

Lee Kuan Yew, the autocratic founder of modern Singapore who died Monday, never shrank from expressing his views bluntly. more »»

Israel's Netanyahu appears poised to build coalition

March 23, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister has secured a majority of backers in the new parliament and will now be tasked with forming the next government. more »»

For business, more women in charge means bigger profits

March 23, 2015

LONDON (AP) — When Rohini Anand took over diversity programs at multinational catering company Sodexo in 2002, she had one goal: To prove that it pays for a company to have equal numbers of male... more »»

Uganda shuts down 5 madrassas over training extremists

March 23, 2015

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Five madrassas in Uganda have been shut down over allegations they are training students to become extremists, a Ugandan police official said Monday. more »»

French prime minister praises far-right defeat at local vote

March 23, 2015

PARIS (AP) — French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has hailed the defeat of the far- right National Front in first-round local elections, while minimizing the significance of the third-place finish... more »»

Pakistan displays locally made armed drone

March 23, 2015

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan has demonstrated its first locally manufactured armed drone aircraft. more »»

Singaporeans mourn death of founding father Lee Kuan Yew

March 23, 2015

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore mourned longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew with raw emotion and a blanket of relentlessly positive coverage on its tightly scripted state television on Monday, mythologizing ... more »»

 
 
 

 

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