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Pope removes divisive bishop in Paraguay

September 25, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Thursday forcibly removed a conservative Paraguayan bishop who had clashed with his fellow bishops on ideological grounds and promoted a priest accused of... more »»

Syria's Islamic rebels fear US could hit them

September 25, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — When the United States opened its aerial campaign against the Islamic State group in Syria this week, its first salvo also hit an al-Qaida cell it says was planning terror attacks —... more »»

US-Russian space crew lifts off for space station

September 25, 2014

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A U.S.-Russian space crew has blasted off successfully for the International Space Station.

The Russian Soyuz-TMA14M spacecraft lifted off as scheduled at 2:25 a. more »»

Obama says Egypt key to US security in Mideast

September 25, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama is highlighting the longstanding relationship between the United States and Egypt as a cornerstone of American security policy in the Middle East. more »»

Kardashian jostled outside Paris fashion show

September 25, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Kim Kardashian received a fright at a Paris Fashion Week event Thursday when she was apparently jostled by someone waiting in a large crowd outside her ca. more »»

Ukraine president sure that peace is on the way

September 25, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's leader said Thursday that "the most dangerous part of the war" has passed and that the conflict with pro-Russia separatists in the country's east is on the wane. more »»

Iraqi woman activist killed by Islamic State

September 25, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants with the Islamic State group tortured and then publicly killed a human rights lawyer in the Iraqi city of Mosul after their self-proclaimed religious court ruled that she... more »»

Mexican cartels steal billions from oil industry

September 25, 2014

CIUDAD MIER, Mexico (AP) — Mexico overcame 75 years of nationalist pride to reform its flagging, state-owned oil industr. more »»

345 people rescued from boat stranded off Cyprus

September 25, 2014

LIMASSOL, Cyprus (AP) — A cruise ship rescued more than 300 people, apparently refugees who fled Syria, who were stranded Thursday aboard a small boat off Cyprus. more »»

Rouhani: extremists want to destroy civilization

September 25, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran's president told the U.N. more »»

US-led strikes hit IS-held oil sites in Syria

September 25, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — U.. more »»

Hamas, Fatah reach partial Gaza deal in Egypt

September 25, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The militant Palestinian Hamas group and its rival Fatah movement on Thursday reached a partial agreement on governing the Gaza Strip, signaling a major step forward... more »»

UK counterterror police arrest 9 men in London

September 25, 2014

LONDON (AP) — British counterterrorism police have arrested nine men on suspicion of being members of banned organizations as well as supporting and encouraging terrorism. more »»

Syria, Iraq oil controlled by Islamic State group

September 25, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — For the first time since the Unites States and five Arab countries started bombing positions of the Islamic State group in Syria, oil installations under control of the militants... more »»

Kurds see Turkey impeding Islamic State fight

September 25, 2014

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Turkey and its Kurdish population — for decades in conflict — suddenly find themselves facing a common enemy in the Islamic State group. more »»

Sierra Leone quarantines 2 million to fight Ebola

September 25, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone on Thursday took the dramatic step of sealing off districts where more than 1 million people live as it and other West African countries struggle to... more »»

Qatar women withdraw over Asian Games hijab ban

September 25, 2014

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — The Qatari women's basketball team withdrew from the Asian Games in protest against international rules that ban players from wearing Muslim headscarves in competition. more »»

Nigeria: Report Chibok girl freed, identity doubts

September 25, 2014

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian's Islamic extremists have freed one of the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls, Nigerian police reported Thursday, but a community leader says she's too traumatized to... more »»

Venice to close area for Clooney wedding

September 25, 2014

MILAN (AP) — Venice city officials on Thursday ordered the closure of a walkway fronting the picturesque Grand Canal on Monday to keep crowds away from George Clooney's wedding to human rights... more »»

 
 

 

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