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A year on, 'model' camp for Syrian refugees has mixed record

May 1, 2015

AZRAQ REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan (AP) — A year after opening, a camp in Jordan billed as an improved model for sheltering Syrian refugees has a mixed record: Azraq offers safety and a sense of order,... more »»

Kobani still a ghost town, months after liberation from IS

May 1, 2015

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — The battle for the Syrian border town of Kobani was a watershed in the war against the Islamic State group — Syrian Kurdish forces fought the militants in rubble-strewn... more »»

Expo 2015 shows potential as diplomatic backdrop

May 1, 2015

MILAN (AP) — The Expo 2015 world's fair is showing surprising potential as a backdrop for some serious diplomacy as it opens Friday for a six-month run. more »»

As Philippine congressman, Pacquiao seen as underachieving

May 1, 2015

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Manny Pacquiao has been an inspiration for millions of Filipinos not just as a boxer, but as a philanthropist. As a politician, not so much. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Abandoned prison in Ecuador bears signs of past

May 1, 2015

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Its cold walls are marked with words and colored murals, written and drawn over 139 years by prisoners ranging from chicken thieves to politicians. more »»

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 »»

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

May 1, 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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

Hungary vows to start moving toxic waste from chemical plant

April 30, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian official says about 1,000 barrels of toxic waste stored at a defunct chemical company in Budapest will be quickly removed from the site. 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 »»

 
 
 

 

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