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Afghan official: suicide bomber kills 6 soldiers

December 13, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A senior Afghan defense official says that a suicide bomber struck a bus carrying Afghan Army personnel, killing six as violence in the country spikes just weeks before... more »»

Islamic State group shoots down Iraqi helicopter

December 13, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State group militants shot down an Iraqi military helicopter, officials said Saturday, killing the two pilots onboard and raising fresh concerns about the extremists'... more »»

India questions man for pro-Islamic State tweets

December 13, 2014

BANGALORE, India (AP) — Police in southern India said Saturday that they have arrested a man who has admitted to running a popular pro-Islamic State group Twitter account, but added that he... more »»

Afghan police: Taliban kill 12 clearing mines

December 13, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban fighters shot dead at least 12 workers clearing mines Saturday in southern Afghanistan, authorities said, part of a series of attacks that saw two U.S. more »»

Russia reaches out to Europe's far-right parties

December 13, 2014

VIENNA (AP) — A Russian loan to France's National Front. Invitations to Moscow for leaders of Austria's Freedom Party. more »»

Japan's weak opposition makes Abe default choice

December 13, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is counting on a landslide victory in parliamentary elections Sunday that will likely return his ruling coalition to power with an even bigger majority,... more »»

Indonesia landslide kills 18, leaves 90 missing

December 13, 2014

BANJARNEGARA, Indonesia (AP) — A mudslide set off by torrential rains rushed down hills into a village in central Indonesia and swept away scores of homes, killing at least 18 people and leaving... more »»

UN still struggling to move aid into Syria

December 13, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.N.'s decision in July to begin moving aid into war-torn Syria without the consent of President Bashar Assad was heralded as unprecedented. more »»

UN climate talks deadlocked over scope of pledges

December 13, 2014

LIMA, Peru (AP) — U.N. more »»

Surfs up in Gaza Strip for the brave amid hardship

December 13, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — As wintry winds battered the Gaza Strip, sending many inside, two Palestinian men instead rushed for the breaking waves of the Mediterranean Sea. more »»

Crew in Korean Air nut rage says he was insulted

December 13, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A Korean Air flight attendant described being insulted and shamed by the airline's executive who ordered him removed and the plane returned over macadamia nuts, and then... more »»

Canada restricts booze at sea, ups prices in port

December 13, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Booze will not be as cheap or flow as freely aboard Canadian warships after the review of an incident last summer in which a coastal defense vessel was ordered home from a U. more »»

Indonesia landslide kills 8 people; 100 missing

December 13, 2014

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Torrential rains set off a mudslide down the hills into a village in central Indonesia, killing eight people and leaving more than 100 missing, officials said Saturday. more »»

Korean Air chairman, daughter sorry for nut rage

December 13, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Korean Air Lines Co. executive who delayed a flight in an incident dubbed "nut rage" bowed deep in apology before facing questioning by transport officials. more »»

Kerry aims to avert UN crisis on Mideast

December 12, 2014

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The United States is looking to avert a year-end clash at the U.N. more »»

Oil plunges again, reaches recession-level depths

December 12, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Another forecast of weak global demand, another nosedive for oi. more »»

ICC prosecutor stopping Darfur investigations

December 12, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The prosecutor for the International Criminal Court told the U.N. more »»

Young UN climate activists passionate, frustrated

December 12, 2014

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The increasingly hostile climate predicted by scientists — rising seas, crippling droughts, ever-stronger super storms — is the looming nightmare that drives a contingent of... more »»

London hit by air traffic control computer failure

December 12, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The British government has demanded an investigation after a computer failure Friday at one of Britain's two air traffic control centers caused a major disruption of air traffic int... more »»

Uber French ruling latest in series of challenges

December 12, 2014

PARIS (AP) — A French court on Friday ordered Uber to withdraw from its mobile app to French users "all mention suggesting it is legal" for Uber's drivers to act like taxis — that is, driving... more »»

 
 
 

 

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