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Obama: 'Contradictory' Syria policy helps Assad

September 29, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is acknowledging that the U.S. more »»

News Guide: Issues, people in Hong Kong protests

September 29, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong are drawing thousands of mostly young residents of this former British colony into the streets in a massive but peaceful movement of civil... more »»

Prosecutors launch Karadzic closing arguments

September 29, 2014

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Prosecutors called former Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic a liar in closing remarks at his genocide trial, saying his denials of responsibility for... more »»

Ex-General: Germany needs to up defense spending

September 29, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A retired top-ranking German general said Monday a string of recent embarrassing military equipment failures shows the country needs to spend more on defense, as another aircraft... more »»

Indian leader Modi heads for White House visit

September 29, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets President Barack Obama for the first time at the White House, the welcome will be very different from the response Modi got nearly... more »»

New Afghan president sworn in after disputed vote

September 29, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai was sworn in Monday as Afghanistan's new president, replacing Hamid Karzai in the country's first democratic transfer of power since the 2001 U.S. more »»

'Umbrella Revolution' protests spread in Hong Kong

September 29, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters wearing masks and wielding umbrellas to protect against pepper spray and tear gas expanded their rallies throughout Hong Kong on Monday, defying calls to... more »»

Trial opening for Belgian terror suspects

September 29, 2014

ANTWERP, Belgium (AP) — Dozens of Belgians are going on trial accused of leading or being members of a terrorist organization that allegedly recruited fighters for jihadi groups in Syria. more »»

Recovery of bodies suspended at Japanese volcano

September 29, 2014

KISO, Japan (AP) — Japanese soldiers managed to bring down eight more bodies by helicopter from the ash-blanketed peak of a still-erupting volcano on Monday, before toxic gases and ash forced the... more »»

Neighborhood reborn amid Puerto Rico decline

September 29, 2014

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Laura Feliciano was scouting locations for a new restaurant in the Puerto Rican capital when she discovered she was priced out of the upscale waterfront districts tha... more »»

Pro-democracy protests expand in Hong Kong

September 29, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters, some wearing surgical masks and holding up umbrellas to protect against tear gas, expanded their rallies throughout Hong Kong on Monday, defying calls t... more »»

Recovery of bodies underway at Japanese volcano

September 29, 2014

KISO, Japan (AP) — Military and other rescue workers began airlifting more than two dozen bodies from the ash-blanketed peak of a Japanese volcano on Monday morning, as family members of the... more »»

Gaza war deals blow to Israel's tourism industry

September 28, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — It was supposed to be a record-breaking year for tourist visits to Israel. more »»

Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters

September 28, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy demonstrators defied onslaughts of tear gas and appeals from Hong Kong's top leader to go home, as the protests over Beijing's decision to limit political reforms... more »»

Israel's Netanyahu says will refute Gaza "lies"

September 28, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left Israel on Sunday en route to the United Nations in New York, saying he will refute "all of the lies directed at us" with regard to... more »»

Modi tells Madison Sq Garden India won't look back

September 28, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — India's new prime minister, once shunned by Washington, received a raucous reception in a famed New York sports arena Sunday where he appealed for help from Indian-Americans to... more »»

Al-Qaida leader warns of revenge for airstrikes

September 28, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of al-Qaida's Syria affiliate vowed Sunday that his group would "use all possible means" to fight back against airstrikes by the U.S. more »»

Air France pilots end strike after 14 days

September 28, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Despite no deal in sight, Air France' s main pilots union on Sunday unilaterally ended a 14-day strike that grounded roughly half of the airline's flights, stranded passengers... more »»

Monster truck crashes into crowd in Netherlands

September 28, 2014

AMSTERDAM (AP) — A monster truck outfitted with tractor-sized wheels crashed into a crowd during a show in the Netherlands near the German border on Sunday, reportedly killing three people and... more »»

At least 31 believed dead at Japanese volcano

September 28, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Finally reaching the ash-covered summit of a still-erupting volcano in central Japan, rescue workers made a grim discovery Sunday: 31 apparently dead people, some reportedly buried i... more »»

 
 

 

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