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Zimbabweans in lion hunt in court; kill was 'unethical'

July 29, 2015

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A hunting guide and a farm owner appeared in court Wednesday on allegations they helped an American dentist kill a protected lion named Cecil, and the head of Zimbabwe's... more »»

France deploys riot police to bolster Calais security

July 29, 2015

CALAIS, France (AP) — France deployed more than 100 riot police to Calais on Wednesday to bolster security as hundreds of migrants have been trying night after night to rush the railway tunnel... more »»

Zimbabweans in lion hunt in court; kill was "unethical"

July 29, 2015

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Two Zimbabweans arrested for illegally hunting a lion appeared in court Wednesday. more »»

Q&A: Kurds fight Islamic State and endure Turkish attacks

July 29, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. and Turkish plans to create an "Islamic State-free zone" in Syria along the Turkish border could escalate the conflict between Turkey and Kurdish fighters in Syria and Iraq. more »»

Rome's hot summer: corruption, breakdowns run city to ground

July 29, 2015

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has declared a Jubilee Year for Rome. But the Eternal City will need a miracle to find anything to feel jubilant about. more »»

Afghan intelligence: Taliban leader Mullah Omar dead

July 29, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's main intelligence agency says the reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has been dead for more than two years. more »»

Kristen Stewart, Idris Elba in Venice Film Festival lineup

July 29, 2015

LONDON (AP) — This year's Venice Film Festival will include Kristen Stewart in a sci-fi romance, Idris Elba at war and a thriller starring Tilda Swinton and Dakota Johnson, as well as potentially... more »»

Zimbabweans linked to illegal lion hunt appear in court

July 29, 2015

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Two Zimbabweans arrested for illegally hunting a protected lion named Cecil were in court on Wednesday as anger at the kill by an American dentist escalated. more »»

Greece's Tsipras: party rebels could force early election

July 29, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's prime minister sought to contain a deepening rift in his radical left Syriza party Wednesday, warning rebels that he would have to call early elections if they keep... more »»

Pakistani militant leader killed in police convoy attack

July 29, 2015

MUZAFFARGARH, Pakistan (AP) — One of Pakistan's most-feared Islamic militant leaders, believed to be behind the killing of scores of minority Shiites, was gunned down along with 13 other militant... more »»

Israeli bulldozers start demolishing West Bank settlement

July 29, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli bulldozers began demolishing a contested housing complex in a West Bank settlement on Wednesday as the prime minister's office announced the "immediate construction" of... more »»

Impending execution brings out mixed feelings in India

July 29, 2015

NEW DELHI (AP) — Few countries sentence more people to death than India. Whether those punishments are actually carried out is another matter. more »»

Turkish gov't not ready to restart peace talks with Kurds

July 29, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish jets hit Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq overnight and the government said strikes would continue until the rebels lay down their arms, despite calls Wednesda... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Greece's odyssey through its latest crisis

July 29, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — It began with a Greek outburst of national defiance against years of budget cuts and quickly turned into a financial nightmare for the country's people. more »»

Calais migrants: 2nd night of mass attempts to reach England

July 29, 2015

CALAIS, France (AP) — Migrants rushed the tunnel linking France and England repeatedly for a second night on Wednesday and one man was crushed by a truck in the chaos, deepening tensions... more »»

Afghanistan examining claim Taliban leader Mullah Omar died

July 29, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official said Wednesday his government is examining claims that reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar is dead. more »»

Israel pushing for Pollard to come to Israel after release

July 29, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's deputy foreign minister says Israel is making "very great efforts" to lobby for spy Jonathan Pollard to be granted permission to travel to Israel after his upcoming... more »»

TV depiction of Colombia's only saint angers her devotees

July 29, 2015

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — For weeks, billboards on buses and television spots have been announcing what promises to be Colombia's next big prime-time sensatio. more »»

Bahrain makes multiple arrests in wake of deadly bombing

July 29, 2015

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahraini authorities have arrested several suspects in the wake of a deadly bombing targeting police in the strategically important island kingdom. more »»

Students in Hong Kong warn of erosion in academic freedom

July 29, 2015

HONG KONG (AP) — Students at Hong Kong's most prestigious university say its academic freedom is under attack in what they maintain is the politically motivated stalling of the appointment of an... more »»

 
 
 

 

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