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Masked men kidnap 18 Turkish workers in Iraqi capital

September 2, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Masked men in military uniforms kidnapped 18 Turkish citizens in Baghdad early Wednesday, bundling them into several SUVs and speeding away in a brazen operation that laid bare... more »»

Obama seals Iran deal win as Senate Democrats find 34 votes

September 2, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Overcoming ferocious opposition, President Barack Obama secured a legacy-defining foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats clinched the necessary votes to ensure the... more »»

Lawyer: Turkey moves Vice journalists to distant prison

September 2, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Two Vice News journalists and their assistant who were arrested in Turkey on terror-related charges have been transferred to a prison more than 500 kilometers (300 miles)... more »»

Bombs at mosque in Yemen's capital kill at least 20 people

September 2, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — An Islamic State-claimed suicide bomber and a subsequent car bombing killed at least 20 people Wednesday at a mosque in Yemen's rebel-held capital, Sanaa, amid the country's... more »»

New Ukraine doctrine declares Russia military opponent

September 2, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's national security council on Wednesday approved a new military doctrine that declares Russia to be a military opponent and calls for the country to pursue NATO... more »»

Pakistan corruption lets militants get national ID cards

September 2, 2015

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Foreign Islamic militants have been able to secure Pakistani national identity cards for years in exchange for bribes as low as $100, giving them vastly greater freedom to... more »»

Migrant tempers fray as Hungary blocks trains for 2nd day

September 2, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Frustrated migrants demanding free passage to Germany jostled with riot police beside Budapest's main international train station Wednesday as Hungary spent a second day... more »»

Residents: Bloody scene after Somalia attack

September 2, 2015

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A day after Islamic extremists overran an African Union military base in Somalia, shaken residents of an adjacent town were describing the daring attack and its aftermath. more »»

Anti-government protests resume in Burundi

September 2, 2015

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Anti-government protesters have resumed in some neighborhoods in Burundi's capital after residents accused the police of harassment. more »»

Peak cinema: 'Everest' kicks off Venice Film Festival

September 2, 2015

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Jake Gyllenhaal and Jason Clarke lead the cast but the mountain is the star of "Everest," a high-altitude thriller that opened the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday. more »»

Boko Haram extremists in Nigeria kill 26, including children

September 2, 2015

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Twenty- six people were killed in Nigeria' s northeastern Borno state by attackers on horseback believed to be rebels of the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram, witnesse... more »»

Obama gets Iran deal win as Senate Dems amass enough votes

September 2, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats amassed enough votes to ensure the Iran nuclear deal survives in Congress despite... more »»

China to hold big parade, but ordinary folks can't go see it

September 2, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — China will hold a massive military parade through the heart of its capital, but ordinary folks can't watch. more »»

Senate Dems have votes to hand Obama victory on Iran deal

September 2, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. more »»

Senate Dems get 34th vote to hand Obama victory on Iran deal

September 2, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats have rallied the 34 votes they need to keep the Iran nuclear deal alive in Congress, handing President Barack Obama a major foreign policy victory.

Sen. more »»

Thai police: Suspect acknowledges being near bomb scene

September 2, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police said Wednesday a prime suspect in Bangkok's deadly bombing has admitted to being near the shrine where the attack took place but denied placing the bomb, as other clues... more »»

Hungary blocks migrants from trains; 11 drown off Turkey

September 2, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hundreds of migrants chanted defiant slogans outside Budapest's main international train station Wednesday as Hungarian police blocked them for a second day from seeking... more »»

Nations' pledges to cut emissions called insufficient

September 2, 2015

BONN, Germany (AP) — Analysts tracking efforts to control greenhouse gas emissions say the reductions pledged by major economies ahead of an envisioned climate pact this year won't be enough to... more »»

China enlists monkeys to keep birds from spoiling big parade

September 2, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — China is leaning on the animal kingdom — including a squad of nest-wrecking monkeys — to ensure its military parade commemorating the end of World War II goes smoothly. more »»

Rhino crushes tour guide to death in Zimbabwe

September 2, 2015

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A game park director says a rhino crushed a tour guide to death at a private nature reserve in Zimbabwe. more »»

 
 
 

 

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