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Robbers ambush Saudi prince's convoy in Paris

August 18, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Armed robbers ambushed a car in a Saudi prince's diplomatic convoy on its way to a Paris airport commonly used for private jets, raiding the Mercedes for valuables then torching and... more »»

Egypt tries to salvage Israel-Hamas cease-fire

August 18, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — With a deadline just hours away, Egyptian mediators shuttled between Israeli and Palestinian negotiators in hopes of salvaging a long-term cease-fire arrangement that would allow... more »»

Ukraine: Dozens of civilians killed in convoy

August 18, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Dozens of civilians were killed Monday when separatist rebels shelled a convoy of refugees trying to flee war-torn eastern Ukraine, a top Ukrainian official said. more »»

Kenya anti-terror police accused of abuses

August 18, 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — There is strong evidence that the Kenya Anti-Terror Police Unit has carried out a series of extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances, an international human rights... more »»

17 who fled Liberia Ebola clinic still missing

August 18, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Authorities were searching Monday for more than a dozen patients who abandoned an Ebola quarantine center in Liberia's capital during looting this weekend, although... more »»

UN sees some progress in Iran nuclear probe

August 18, 2014

VIENNA (AP) — Iran is now answering questions about suspicions that it worked secretly on nuclear weapons, The U.N. more »»

Iraq says it seizes Mosul Dam; militants deny it

August 18, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Boosted by two days of U.S. more »»

Iran says journalists held over 'security issues'

August 18, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A Washington Post reporter and two other journalists detained last month are being held over "security issues," Iran's judiciary spokesman said Monday, offering the first... more »»

Israel says Hamas West Bank coup attempt thwarted

August 18, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Shin Bet security service says it has thwarted a Hamas coup attempt in the West Bank, though it provided few detail. more »»

Ukraine: 'Dozens' of civilians killed in convoy

August 18, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A spokesman for Ukraine's national security council says "dozens" of civilians have been killed in a rebel attack on a convoy of people trying to flee war-torn eastern Ukraine. more »»

Reports: Islamic State group kills Syria tribesmen

August 18, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — The extremist Islamic State group shot and beheaded hundreds of tribesmen from eastern Syria over the past two weeks after crushing an uprising they led against the jihadi fighters,... more »»

Ukraine blames rebels for shelling civilians

August 18, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine claimed Monday that pro-Russia rebels fired rockets and mortars on a convoy of civilians who were trying to flee from the intense fighting in eastern Ukraine. more »»

UK Iraq mission no longer strictly humanitarian

August 18, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Britain has moved past a strictly humanitarian mission in Iraq — and the country's leader warned Monday that the effort won't be over any time soon. more »»

Fall on France's Mont Blanc kills 3 more climbers

August 18, 2014

PARIS (AP) — The mayor of the French city of Chamonix says two climbers and an experienced guide have died in a fall in Mont Blanc. more »»

Turkey calls German ambassador over spying claims

August 18, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey on Monday summoned Germany's ambassador and demanded an explanation after an "unacceptable, inexcusable" report that Germany's foreign intelligence agency targeted... more »»

Image of Asia: Celebrating Krishna's birthday

August 18, 2014

In this photo by Rafiq Maqbool, youngsters in Mumbai form a human pyramid to break the "Dahi handi," an earthen pot filled with curd, an integral part of celebrations to mark Janmashtami, the... more »»

Iraq forces retake Mosul Dam; militants deny claim

August 18, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Boosted by two days of U.S. more »»

Ukraine: rebels fire on civilian convoy

August 18, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine claimed Monday that rebels in the east of the country fired rockets and mortars on civilians trying to flee from the region's intense fighting. more »»

Assange talks of leaving embassy, sowing confusion

August 18, 2014

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sowed confusion Monday with an announcement that appeared to indicate he was leaving his embassy bolt hole, but his spokesman later clarified that... more »»

In Gaza, emotional wounds of war remain unhealed

August 18, 2014

BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — Shahed Quishta was curled up in an armchair one late afternoon during the Gaza war when a shell slammed into her living room. more »»

 
 

 

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