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South Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama visit

April 25, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — When President Barack Obama arrives in South Korea on Friday, he will be thrust anew into the role of consoler in chief in a time of crisis, a responsibility he has become all too... more »»

Ukraine moves against insurgents in the east

April 24, 2014

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russia announced new military exercises Thursday involving ground and air forces near its border with Ukraine, swiftly responding to a Ukrainian operation to drive... more »»

Gunman kills 3 Americans at Kabul hospital

April 24, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Three Americans — a pediatrician and a father and son — were killed by an Afghan government security officer at a hospital Thursday, the latest in a series of attacks on... more »»

Czech man faces fine after near miss with train

April 24, 2014

PRAGUE, Czech Republic (AP) — Czech police say a man faces a fine after having a near miss with a train while walking over a level crossing. more »»

Everest climbing season in disarray after deaths

April 24, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's attempts to salvage the Mount Everest climbing season fell flat Thursday as major expedition companies canceled their climbs and many Sherpas quit the mountain afte... more »»

China set to punish web giant Sina for pornography

April 24, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — China plans to revoke two crucial publication licenses for Sina. more »»

Costa Rica is demanding US explain 'Cuban Twitter'

April 24, 2014

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — The Costa Rican government says it's waiting for the Obama administration to explain why it improperly devised a secret "Cuban Twitter" network from inside the Central... more »»

Tiny Pacific nation sues 9 nuclear-armed powers

April 24, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The tiny Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands is taking on the United States and the world's eight other nuclear-armed nations with an unprecedented lawsuit demanding that they... more »»

Israel halts peace talks with Palestinians

April 24, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel broke off Mideast peace talks and brought the U.S. more »»

Vatican: Pope's private calls don't reflect policy

April 24, 2014

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — What Pope Francis may tell Catholics in private telephone conversations doesn't reflect church policy, the Vatican's spokesman said Thursday. more »»

Timbuktu's storied mausoleums to rise from ruins

April 24, 2014

TIMBUKTU, Mali (AP) — Roofs are torn off, mud bricks are strewn about and walls barely rise from the desert dunes where Timbuktu's storied mausoleums once stood and are now in ruins. more »»

Activists say Syrian airstrikes in north kill 30

April 24, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government airstrikes struck a vegetable market in a northern rebel-held town Thursday, killing at least 30 people and wounding scores of others, an activist group said. more »»

London school says students abused by US teacher

April 24, 2014

LONDON (AP) — A British private school said Thursday that images of between 50 and 60 of its students were found on the computer drive of an American suspected child predator who killed himself... more »»

South Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama visit

April 24, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — When President Barack Obama arrives in South Korea on Friday, he will be thrust anew into the role of consoler in chief in a time of crisis, a responsibility he has become all too... more »»

Russia's Putin calls the Internet a 'CIA project'

April 24, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Thursday called the Internet a CIA project and made comments about Russia's biggest search engine Yandex, sending the company's shares plummeting. more »»

Ukraine launches operation against insurgents

April 24, 2014

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian forces launched an operation Thursday to drive pro-Russia insurgents out of occupied buildings in the country's tumultuous east, prompting new threats from... more »»

Families of ferry's lost confront SKorea officials

April 24, 2014

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — Angry relatives of some of the more than 120 people still missing from the sinking of the ferry Sewol surrounded the fisheries minister and the coast guard chief... more »»

Rebels kill 7 after voting in Indian elections

April 24, 2014

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A major day of voting in the world's biggest elections was marred by violence Thursday as suspected rebels killed four paramilitary soldiers and three polling officials who... more »»

Martyrs, miracles and the stuff of making saints

April 24, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Catholic Church makes saints to give the faithful role models. more »»

Activists say Syrian airstrikes in north kill 27

April 24, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government airstrikes struck a vegetable market in a northern rebel-held town Thursday, killing at least 27 people and wounding scores of others, an activist group said. more »»

 
 

 

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