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Germany to send 40 military trainers to Iraq

September 12, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — Germany plans to send about 40 paratroopers to Iraq to provide weapons training to Kurdish fighters battling an Islamic extremist insurgency. more »»

Iraq premier says France to join airstrikes effort

September 12, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — France will join the U.S. more »»

Pakistani troops expand rescue in flood-hit areas

September 12, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Pakistani military stepped up rescue efforts as floods wreaked havoc in more districts of the country's eastern Punjab province on Friday, leaving hundreds of thousands a... more »»

Judge: Pistorius is guilty of culpable homicide

September 12, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and declared him not guilty of... more »»

Detainees in North Korea test US patience strategy

September 12, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — A U.S. more »»

Ukraine, rebels trade 67 prisoners in peace deal

September 12, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — In the dead of night, Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed rebel forces on Friday exchanged dozens of prisoners who had been captured during fighting in eastern Ukraine,... more »»

EU sanctions hit Russian oil companies, lawmakers

September 12, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — New European Union sanctions against Russia announced Friday toughen financial penalties on the country's banks, arms manufacturers and its biggest oil company, Rosneft, to punish... more »»

Can Obama wage war without consent of Congress?

September 12, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a U.S. senator from Illinois running for the White House in 2007, Barack Obama sponsored a resolution to prohibit President George W. more »»

AP: More than 5,000 dead in C. African Republic

September 12, 2014

GUEN, Central African Republic (AP) — There are no headstones to mark these graves, no loving words, nothing to tell the world who lies in these two giant pits full of bodies, or why. more »»

EU sanctions hit Russian oil majors, lawmakers

September 12, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — New European Union sanctions curbing access to western financial markets for some of Russia's largest firms are targeting banks, arms manufacturers, the country's leading oil... more »»

Scottish celebrities take sides on independence

September 12, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Scotland's independence battle is a tough one to call. The Yes side has James Bond, but the No campaign has Harry Potte. more »»

Justice Dept. seeks new tool against data fraud

September 12, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Working to combat an increasingly lucrative crime that crosses national boundaries, Justice Department officials are pressing for a new law to help them prosecute criminals... more »»

Ukraine, rebels exchange prisoners in peace deal

September 12, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Government and rebel forces early Friday exchanged dozens of prisoners captured during fighting in Ukraine, as part of a cease-fire agreement sealed earlier this month. more »»

Evidence growing that Hamas used residential areas

September 12, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Two weeks after the end of the Gaza war, there is growing evidence that Hamas militants used residential areas as cover for launching rockets at Israel, at least at... more »»

France preparing for action, president visits Iraq

September 12, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — French President Francois Hollande is visiting Iraq as his country prepares possible airstrikes with a U.S. more »»

Doctor says Ford biopsy results will take a week

September 12, 2014

TORONTO (AP) — Mayor Rob Ford will have to wait a week to find out the results of a biopsy on his abdominal tumor, the controversial politician's doctor said.

Dr. more »»

Prisoners kept handcuffed in park in Colombia

September 12, 2014

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — It was a day in the park for about 40 prisoners — handcuffed to each other, a fence and even a children's slide. more »»

Arab allies pledge to fight Islamic State group

September 12, 2014

JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Key Arab allies promised Thursday to "do their share" to fight Islamic State militants, but NATO member Turkey refused to join in, signaling the struggle the U.. more »»

Venezuela's UN Security Council bid gains backing

September 12, 2014

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuela's socialist government has quietly secured the backing of Latin America and the Caribbean to obtain a diplomatic trophy that long eluded the late Hugo Chavez: a... more »»

Arab allies pledge to fight Islamic State group

September 11, 2014

JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Key Arab allies promised Thursday to "do their share" to fight Islamic State militants, but NATO member Turkey refused to join in, signaling the struggle the U.. more »»

 
 

 

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