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The Latest: Turkey looks for new ways to beat smugglers

February 1, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the huge influx of asylum-seekers to Europe (all times local):

7:40 p.m. more »»

French demolish migrant church, mosque at migrant camp

February 1, 2016

PARIS (AP) — After allowing believers one last chance to pray, French authorities demolished a makeshift church and mosque Monday as part of a security operation at a camp in Calais populated by... more »»

10,000 young migrants unaccounted for, EU police agency says

February 1, 2016

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Authorities dealing with Europe's migrant crisis have lost track of about 10,000 unaccompanied children amid fears that organized crime gangs are beginning to exploi... more »»

UK-EU negotiations make 'good progress,' Tusk says

February 1, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Council President Donald Tusk says negotiations on Britain's proposals for a changed relationship with the European Union have made "good progress" and he will table a... more »»

IS victims' advocate, pontiff among Nobel Peace Prize names

February 1, 2016

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — A woman who champions the rights of Islamic State rape victims, Pope Francis and the Afghan women's cycling team are among the known candidates for the 2016 Nobel Peace... more »»

UN rights chief: Turkey must probe shooting of civilians

February 1, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. more »»

Raul Castro visits France on historic trip as Cuba opens up

February 1, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Cuban President Raul Castro is paying an historic state visit to France, seeking to develop business and tourism ties as the Caribbean island opens up its economy. more »»

UN: Violence kills 849 across Iraq in January

February 1, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations says violence has claimed the lives of 849 Iraqis in January, down slightly from 980 the previous month.

The U.N. more »»

Drought hits South Africa's biggest wildlife park

February 1, 2016

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, South Africa (AP) — Hippos in South Africa's biggest wildlife park are increasingly grazing during the day rather than staying in rivers and pools as usual, a sign of an... more »»

Suicide bombing in Afghan capital kills at least 9

February 1, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber killed at least nine and wounded 12 in an attack on a police base in Kabul on Monday, an Afghan official sai. more »»

The Latest: Church, mosque demolished at Calais migrant camp

February 1, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the huge influx of asylum-seekers to Europe (all times local):

5:35 p.m. more »»

Researchers confirm lion population in remote Ethiopian park

February 1, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Conservationists confirmed the existence of lions in a remote national park in Ethiopia, a rare piece of good news for a threatened species whose numbers have plunged in many... more »»

Chinese artist imitates photo of Syrian toddler on the beach

February 1, 2016

NEW DELHI (AP) — Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has recreated the famous image of a 3-year-old Syrian child who drowned in Turkey last year by staging a photo of himself lying face down on... more »»

The Latest: Greek soccer clubs protest refugee drownings

February 1, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the huge influx of asylum-seekers to Europe (all times local):

4:20 p.. more »»

On historic foray, Castro visits France as Cuba opens up

February 1, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Cuban President Raul Castro is paying an historic state visit to France as the Caribbean island opens up its economy. more »»

Britain approves controversial gene-editing technique

February 1, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Britain's fertility regulator has approved a scientist's request to edit the human genetic code in an effort to better understand how embryos develop — but critics fear the new... more »»

WHO starts special meeting on Zika virus amid rising concern

February 1, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization has begun a crisis meeting considering whether the explosive spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus — which is linked to birth defects in the Americas... more »»

Myanmar house begins new session dominated by Suu Kyi party

February 1, 2016

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — For a generation and more, they were the persistent, often persecuted opposition. more »»

Iran: $100B in assets 'fully released' under nuclear deal

February 1, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran said Monday it now has access to more than $100 billion worth of frozen overseas assets following the implementation of a landmark nuclear deal with world powers. more »»

Egyptian Christian students stand trial for insulting Islam

February 1, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Three Coptic Christian students face charges of insulting Islam and will stand trial this week after appearing in a video mocking Muslim prayers, one of a series of court cases that... more »»

 
 
 

 

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