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Ebola may leave 1 million in need of food help

August 15, 2014

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — The deadly Ebola virus that has killed more than 1,000 in West Africa is disrupting the flow of goods, forcing the United Nations to plan food convoys for up to a million... more »»

US sees surge in Cuban rafters aiming for Florida

August 15, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — One early morning this April, Dairon Morera climbed onto a raft of aluminum tanks with 22 other people, revved up a Volvo car motor and pushed off the Cuban shore, joining a... more »»

Ukraine: We destroyed Russian military incursion

August 15, 2014

KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia (AP) — Russian military vehicles crossed into Ukraine during the night, NATO and Ukraine said Friday, and the Ukrainian president said most of them were quickly... more »»

Iraqis welcome change of PM but challenges loom

August 15, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — The decision by Nouri al-Maliki to step down as Iraq's prime minister brought celebrations from his opponents Friday, as the country's top Shiite cleric urged his successor to carr... more »»

Turkey confirms Erdogan's win as new president

August 15, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's High Electoral Board on Friday confirmed Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan as the country's first popularly elected president. more »»

Ukraine: Some Russian military vehicles destroyed

August 15, 2014

KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia (AP) — NATO and Ukraine said Russian military vehicles did cross into Ukraine during the night and the Ukrainian president said most of them were destroyed by his... more »»

Iran: Nuclear deal by November deadline unlikely

August 15, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's foreign minister said Friday it is unlikely to reach a final nuclear accord with world powers by a November deadline. more »»

2 deaths overshadow end of Chess Olympiad

August 15, 2014

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A major international chess tournament in northern Norway ended on a grim note, with one player dying in the middle of a game and another found dead in a hotel room, organizers... more »»

127 victims identified from Ukraine plane disaster

August 15, 2014

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch authorities say they have identified 127 victims from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster in Ukraine. more »»

Spain: Woman arrested with coke in breast implants

August 15, 2014

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested a woman who landed at Madrid's international airport with 1.7 kilos (3.7 pounds) of cocaine hidden in her breast implants. more »»

Aid group: W. Africa Ebola outbreak like 'wartime'

August 15, 2014

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 1,000 people in West Africa could last another six months, Doctors Without Borders said Friday, and a medical worker acknowledge... more »»

Pope has tough sell on materialism in South Korea

August 15, 2014

DAEJEON, South Korea (AP) — Pope Francis called Friday during a trip to South Korea for Catholics to combat the allure of materialism. more »»

Seeing Iraq horror, Europe pledges aid and arms

August 15, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Friday sought to forge a unified response to the rapid advance of Islamic militants in Iraq and the resulting refugee crisis, with several EU nations pledgin... more »»

Poland puts on biggest military parade in years

August 15, 2014

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland put on its biggest military parade in years Friday to mark its annual armed forces holiday, with the president saying the violence in Ukraine shows that conflict is... more »»

Iraq's PM-designate calls for unity

August 15, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's new prime minister-designate says he is committed to fighting corruption and uniting the Iraqi people in the face of terrorism. more »»

Image of Asia: Floating in Sydney Harbour

August 15, 2014

In this photo by Rob Griffith, an inflatable sea turtle sculpture floats past the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridg. more »»

Hungary: Sanctions on Russia more damaging to West

August 15, 2014

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's prime minister said the West is "shooting itself in the foot" with inadequately thought through economic sanctions against Russia. more »»

Pope's English on display for first time in SKorea

August 15, 2014

SOLMOE, South Korea (AP) — Pope Francis usually refuses to speak anything other than Italian or his native Spanish in public, apparently uncomfortable with his abilities even when reading from a... more »»

New fighting hits South Sudan

August 15, 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — After a lull of several weeks, fighting broke out in South Sudan on Friday, forcing aid workers to take cover in a city where more than 40,000 civilians are huddled in a U.. more »»

Indian PM urges an end to violence against women

August 15, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Friday that India had been shamed by rapes and attacks against women, and called on parents in this deeply misogynistic country to treat their... more »»

 
 

 

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