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HK protest talks show gap between students, govt

October 22, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — On one side of the table sat the idealistic and earnest students in jeans and black T-shirts, knapsacks by their side. more »»

Court freezes assets of Romanian ex-prison chief

October 22, 2014

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A court on Wednesday froze the assets of a former Romanian prison commander charged with torturing and causing the deaths of 12 political prisoners in the 1950s and 1960... more »»

Pistorius spends first night in single jail cell

October 22, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius spent his first night of a five-year jail term in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in the capital, Pretoria, said a prison official. more »»

Erdogan: US airdrop to Kurds in Kobani a mistake

October 22, 2014

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says that the U.S. made a mistake in airdropping weapons to Kurds defending the Syrian city of Kobani from the Islamic State group. more »»

Pistorius spend first night in single jail cell

October 22, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius spent his first night of a five-year jail term in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in the capital, Pretoria, said a prison official. more »»

Attorney: North Korean detainee was treated well

October 22, 2014

WEST CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) — The lawyer for an American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub says the man was treated well by the North Korean... more »»

Missile, fire from Egypt wounds 2 Israeli troops

October 22, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Attackers from the Egyptian side of the border fired an anti-tank missile and gunshots at an Israeli military vehicle on Wednesday, wounding two soldiers in a rare cross-border... more »»

Snowplow driver says he didn't see Total CEO's jet

October 22, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — The driver of the snowplow that apparently caused the plane carrying the Total CEO to crash at a Moscow airport says he neither saw nor heard the private jet as it sped toward him... more »»

Police brutality claims shadow Tunisia elections

October 22, 2014

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — When Mohammed Ali Snoussi was arrested last month in Tunis, witnesses say, police beat him with truncheons, stripped him naked and threatened to rape him in broad daylight. more »»

At Berlin Wall, Kerry warns against Cold War redux

October 22, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — Surrounded by relics of the Cold War, U.S. more »»

Czechs to compensate sterilized Gypsy women

October 22, 2014

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech government is working on a plan to compensate Roma women sterilized against their will. more »»

Sweden scales back submarine hunt

October 22, 2014

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's military has withdrawn some of the ships taking part in a submarine hunt in the Stockholm archipelago. more »»

Iraqis return to school after delay from unrest

October 22, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi students returned to school on Wednesday amid tightened security as the academic year began a month late because thousands of people displaced by last summer's onslaught by... more »»

Bedouin Israeli doctor mysteriously turns jihadi

October 22, 2014

HURA, Israel (AP) — He was a quiet whiz kid at the top of his class in Israel, who overcame tough odds in this minority Arab village to become a star medical student and hospital intern. more »»

Father of UK hostage dies after appeal to save son

October 22, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The father of a British photojournalist held by the Islamic State group has died just weeks after he appealed from his hospital bed for the militants to release his son. more »»

Century ago: Great War, great champagne vintage

October 22, 2014

EPERNAY, France (AP) — Deep in the labyrinthine cellars of the Pol Roger champagne house, rows of century-old bottles caked in mold bear testimony to perhaps the greatest, and surely the most... more »»

Liberians exiled by Ebola pray for end of outbreak

October 22, 2014

BUDUBURAM CAMP, Ghana (AP) — Henry Boley left Liberia to attend a conference in Nigeria just days after his twins were born. Now, weeks later, he can't get home. more »»

Marine suspect guarded by US in Philippine camp

October 22, 2014

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A U.S. more »»

Tribes in tense Abu Ghraib vow to keep IS out

October 22, 2014

ABU GHRAIB, Iraq (AP) — The Baghdad suburb of Abu Ghraib, best known for its infamous prison, sits close enough to Baghdad's airport that you can see the control tower in the distance. more »»

Pyongyang races to complete new airport

October 22, 2014

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Pyongyang isn't exactly an international travel hub. more »»

 
 
 

 

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