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The Latest on Nepal: Most people in Kathmandu return indoors

May 1, 2015

9:15 a.m. (0330 GMT)

Most of the people who were sleeping outside their homes for fear of aftershocks have moved back indoors. more »»

Residents: French soldiers raped African children in camp

May 1, 2015

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Residents of a squalid refugee camp said Thursday that French soldiers tasked with protecting civilians had sexually abused boys as young as 9 years old,... more »»

Moments of joy in Nepal as 2 are rescued 5 days after quake

April 30, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The 15-year-old boy had been buried alive under the rubble of this quake-stricken capital for five days, listening to bulldozers clearing mountains of debris, fearful the... more »»

Scores more women, girls freed in Nigeria from Boko Haram

April 30, 2015

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Scores more women and children have been rescued from Islamic extremists in the remote Sambisa Forest, Nigeria's military said amid reports that some of the women fought... more »»

More women and children freed in Nigeria from extremists

April 30, 2015

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Scores more women and children have been rescued from Islamic extremists in the remote Sambisa Forest, Nigeria's military said amid reports that some of the women fought... more »»

The Latest on Nepal: Woman rescued 5 days after quake

April 30, 2015

12:15 p.m. (1615 GMT)

Police say a woman in her 20s has been rescued five days after Nepal's massive earthquake. more »»

US Navy ships to accompany US-flagged ships in Gulf

April 30, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Navy ships will begin accompanying U.S. more »»

South African judge grants terminally ill man right to die

April 30, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A terminally ill man died of natural causes shortly after he was granted the right to end his life in South Africa, where euthanasia is illegal, a lobbying group said Thursday. more »»

North Korean diplomats cause chaos at UN event on rights

April 30, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.S.-organized event on North Korea's human rights briefly turned into chaos at the U.N. more »»

Germany foils suspected Boston-style attack, officials say

April 30, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities foiled what they believe may have been an imminent Boston Marathon-style attack on a professional cycling race planned for Friday, seizing a cache of weapons,... more »»

Study: Global warming to push 1 in 13 species to extinction

April 30, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming will eventually push 1 out of every 13 species on Earth into extinction, a new study projects. more »»

Hispanic courtship shapes Bush's early campaign steps

April 30, 2015

HOUSTON (AP) — The man at the microphone spoke in a language most Republican presidential primary voters do not understand. more »»

Hungary vows to start moving toxic waste from chemical plant

April 30, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Some 1,000 barrels of toxic waste will be removed quickly from a defunct chemical company plant in Budapest, a Hungarian official said Thursday after Greenpeace described... more »»

Food, Italy and Milan: Expo 2015 seeks to feed the planet

April 30, 2015

MILAN (AP) — Milan's Expo 2015 world's fair has heady ambitions, the biggest of which is to devise a plan to feed the planet as it brings together 145 nations to focus on food and nutrition. more »»

Pakistan court jails 10 for involvement in attack on Malala

April 30, 2015

MINGORA, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani court on Thursday sentenced 10 militants to life in prison for their involvement in the 2012 attack on teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, a public prosecutor... more »»

Burundi sends college students home amid unrest

April 30, 2015

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi's national university was abruptly closed on Thursday amid protests in the capital that persisted with barricades burning in some neighborhoods. more »»

Residents: French soldiers raped African children in camp

April 30, 2015

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Residents of a squalid refugee camp said Thursday that French soldiers tasked with protecting civilians had sexually abused boys as young as 9 years old,... more »»

German officials say they foiled Boston-style terror attack

April 30, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — German security officials said Thursday they have foiled what could have been an imminent Boston Marathon-style terror attack after raiding the home of a suspected Islamic extremist... more »»

Polish biker says a Night Wolves member made it into country

April 30, 2015

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish biker said Thursday that at least one member of a nationalistic Russian motorcycle club appears to have entered Poland despite a ban, and visited the Auschwitz... more »»

Teenager rescued from rubble 5 days after Nepal quake

April 30, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A long-absent noise — cheers — rang out in Nepal's capital Thursday as rescuers pulled a teenager alive from the earthquake rubble he had been trapped in for five days. more »»

 
 
 

 

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