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Nigerian military claim to destroy Boko Haram headquarters

March 27, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's military claims it has destroyed the headquarters of Boko Haram in northeastern Gwoza town and driven the insurgents from all three northeastern states that had... more »»

3 astronauts to blast off for 1-year trip to space station

March 27, 2015

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — An American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts are to blast off early Saturday to begin a year away from Earth. more »»

Sierra Leoneans to stay home in final push to stop Ebola

March 27, 2015

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's 6 million people were told to stay home for three days, except for religious services, beginning Friday as the West African nation attempted a final... more »»

Nigerian leader urges peaceful vote amid electoral violence

March 27, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan urged his nation to vote peacefully and accept the results of Saturday's presidential elections, which analysts say will be the most... more »»

The Latest: Parents of US victim take solace in memories

March 27, 2015

1:40 p.m. (1240 GMT, 8:40 a.m. more »»

Prosecutors: Evidence Germanwings co-pilot hid illness

March 27, 2015

MONTABAUR, Germany (AP) — Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers, including having been excused by a doctor from work the day he... more »»

Lawyer for Knox's ex-boyfriend makes final court appeal

March 27, 2015

ROME (AP) — Lawyers for Amanda Knox's ex-boyfriend made a final appeal to Italy's top criminal court Friday to overturn the pair's murder conviction for the 2007 slaying of Knox's roommate, sayin... more »»

The Latest: Co-pilot may have hid illness from employers

March 27, 2015

12:45 p.m. (1145 GMT, 7:45 a.m. more »»

The Latest: 3 Kazakh crash victims on impromptu Spain trip

March 27, 2015

12:30 p.m. (1130 GMT, 7:30 a.. more »»

Saudi airstrikes in Yemen target rebel stronghold in north

March 27, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi Arabia bombed the northern stronghold of Yemen's Shiite rebels and key military installations on Friday as a coalition led by the Gulf kingdom carried out airstrikes for... more »»

The Latest: French pilots file suit over crash probe leaks

March 27, 2015

11:50 a.m. (1050 GMT, 6:50 a.m. EDT)

France's leading pilots union is filing a lawsuit over leaks about the investigation into the Germanwings cras. more »»

Major power outage hits Amsterdam, affecting trains, airport

March 27, 2015

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Trains, trams and planes ground to a temporary halt Friday in and around Amsterdam as a huge power outage hit the Dutch capital and surrounding towns. more »»

A look at the trials that produced flip-flop Knox verdicts

March 27, 2015

ROME (AP) — Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, have been convicted, acquitted, and convicted in three different trials over the death of Knox's flat-mate Meredith... more »»

Turkey approves controversial bill increasing police powers

March 27, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's parliament has approved a contentious security bill giving police heightened powers to search, arrest and use firearms. more »»

About 70 migrants found on berm on Greek-Turkish border

March 27, 2015

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek border police say they have rescued about 70 migrants stranded on a berm on the Greek-Turkish border after they crossed the river dividing the two countries and... more »»

Agency: 4,000 fishermen stranded on some Indonesian islands

March 27, 2015

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An estimated 4,000 foreign fishermen are stranded on a number of remote islands in eastern Indonesia, including men revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have... more »»

Russian military TV station offers job to Jeremy Clarkson

March 27, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — A television station owned by the Russian defense ministry is offering a job to former "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson. more »»

Thai junta leader: I'll fight forced labor in fish industry

March 27, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's junta leader has vowed to take legal action against companies using forced labor, after an Associated Press investigation revealed that fish caught by enslaved migrant... more »»

Iraqi Sunni tribe wages costly battle against IS group

March 27, 2015

DULUIYAH, Iraq (AP) — The consequences of the al-Jabouri tribe's decision to ally with Iraq's Shiite-led government against their fellow Sunnis in the Islamic State group are etched on row after... more »»

Arabs inch closer to old dream of joint Arab force

March 27, 2015

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Arab leaders meeting this weekend in this Egyptian Red Sea resort are moving closer than ever to creating a joint Arab military force, a sign of a new determination... more »»

 
 
 

 

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