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Lithuanian power grid has dark secret buried in Soviet past

May 19, 2015

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Giedrius Sakalauskas always thought there was something strange about the graffiti-sprayed, bunker-like structure in a leafy area outside the center of Vilniu. more »»

South Africa has new sensational murder case

May 19, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — "There was nothing in life I could do without Jayde by my side," the South African businessman said in his eulogy to his murdered wife. more »»

Survivors stunned by loss in Colombian town hit by flood

May 19, 2015

SALGAR, Colombia (AP) — Hector Raul Henao weeps as he surveys the barren landscape of mud and uprooted trees that for years was a vibrant community of small coffee farmers. more »»

UK's Prince Charles meets Sinn Fein in Ireland for 1st time

May 19, 2015

DUBLIN (AP) — Prince Charles offered a historic handshake Tuesday to Gerry Adams, longtime leader of the Irish nationalist Sinn Fein party and reputedly an Irish Republican Army commander when th... more »»

Suicide bomber kills 8, wounds 14 at NE Nigerian market

May 19, 2015

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — A suicide bomber attacked a rural market in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, killing eight people and wounding at least 14, witnesses said. They blamed Boko Haram extremists. more »»

Poehler, Kaling get emotional in Pixar's 'Inside Out'

May 19, 2015

CANNES, France (AP) — Amy Poehler and Mindy Kaling get a little emotional in Pixar's animated feature "Inside Out. more »»

AP Interview: Georgia's leader warns of Russian expansion

May 19, 2015

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Russia is poised to use its armed forces to expand further into former Soviet states, Georgia's president said Tuesday, calling on the West never to accept any Russian... more »»

Mother of US reporter missing in Syria pleads for answers

May 19, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — The mother of an American journalist missing in Syria for nearly three years pleaded on Tuesday for information about him, saying she believes that he is still alive. more »»

Taliban suicide car bombing in Afghan capital kills 4 people

May 19, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A large suicide car bombing struck downtown Kabul on Tuesday afternoon, apparently targeting justice ministry employees and killing four people, an Afghan official said. more »»

Pakistan raids software company said to market fake degrees

May 19, 2015

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani federal investigators on Tuesday raided multiple offices of a software company after a report in The New York Times said it made millions of dollars marketing... more »»

Amnesty International warns over torture practice in Morocco

May 19, 2015

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Moroccan authorities still use torture widely despite a ban on the practice, the Amnesty International rights group said in a report Tuesday documenting the abuse. more »»

UK police arrest 7 in major jewel heist case

May 19, 2015

LONDON (AP) — More than 200 British police swooped down on suspected jewel thieves Tuesday, making arrests in the notorious Hatton Garden heist that took place in London over the Easter weekend. more »»

Economic toll of conflict builds up for Ukraine

May 19, 2015

There seems to be no bottom for Ukraine's economy. more »»

Spain arrests 16 for defending terror acts on Internet

May 19, 2015

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police have arrested 16 people suspected of praising and encouraging terror acts by three radical Spanish groups. more »»

Iraqi troops repel Islamic State attack on Anbar town

May 19, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces and allied Sunni tribesmen repelled an Islamic State attack overnight on a town west of Baghdad, a tribal leader said Tuesday, as the government renewed its commitment... more »»

Report: Afghanistan's Taliban sends delegation to Iran

May 19, 2015

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A delegation from Afghanistan's Taliban has arrived in Iran to discuss the situation of Afghan migrants and issues in the Islamic world, Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agenc... more »»

Belfast baker guilty of discrimination over 'gay cake' snub

May 19, 2015

DUBLIN (AP) — A Northern Ireland bakery was found guilty Tuesday of discrimination for refusing to make a cake bearing the slogan "Support Gay Marriage," a verdict welcomed by human rights... more »»

Image of Asia: A sheet-metal shelter before the rains come

May 19, 2015

In this photo by Niranjan Shrestha, people whose home was damaged in an April 25 earthquake construct a temporary shelter out of galvanized sheet metal in Bhaktapur, Nepal. more »»

Steinem, Nobel laureates in North Korea for march across DMZ

May 19, 2015

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — A group of female peace activists including Gloria Steinem and two Nobel laureates arrived in North Korea's capital on Tuesday for a march across the Demilitarized... more »»

Indonesia: We've already given too much to help boat people

May 19, 2015

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia has "given more than it should" to help hundreds of Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants stranded on boats by human traffickers, its foreign minister said Tuesday... more »»

 
 
 

 

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