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Suspected Jewish extremists burn Palestinian child to death

July 31, 2015

DUMA, West Bank (AP) — Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death in an attack that drew Palestinian rage and widespread... more »»

NATO agrees on support package for Iraq

July 31, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO allies agreed Friday on a package of measures to help strengthen Iraqi security and defense forces, including in the fields of military training, demining and countering... more »»

UK grants Ai Weiwei 6-month visa, apologizes for mixup

July 31, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Britain performed an about-face Friday and granted a six-month visa to dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, apologizing for rejecting his application over an alleged criminal... more »»

US philanthropist to offer backing for Oxford lion project

July 31, 2015

LONDON (AP) — A pair of U.S. more »»

Al-Qaida attacks headquarters of US-backed Syrian rebels

July 31, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Members of al-Qaida's branch in Syria launched an attack early Friday on the command headquarters of a U.. more »»

Experimental Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africa

July 31, 2015

LONDON (AP) — An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work and might help shut down the waning epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a... more »»

3 ex-TEPCO execs to face criminal charges in nuclear crisis

July 31, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese judicial committee has decided that three former utility executives should face criminal charges and stand trial for their alleged negligence in the Fukushima nuclear... more »»

Wing fragment wrapped and ready for French investigators

July 31, 2015

SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion (AP) — The wing fragment found on the island of Reunion is wrapped and ready to be loaded on a cargo flight for France, where experts are hoping to learn whether it comes fro... more »»

Afghan Taliban praise new leader as rift in ranks appears

July 31, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The first signs of the deep fractures within the Afghan Taliban surfaced on Friday as the son of Mullah Mohammad Omar rejected the choice of his successor, just hours... more »»

APNewsBreak: Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US man

July 31, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, sayin... more »»

Report: C. African Republic Muslims forced to convert

July 31, 2015

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Muslims in the western part of Central African Republic are being forced to hide their religion or convert to Christianity under threat of death, Amnesty International said... more »»

Zimbabwe: American lion killer's extradition being sought

July 31, 2015

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe intends to seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and shot with a bow and a gun, and the process has... more »»

Doctors strike in Ghana, demand better conditions

July 31, 2015

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Ghana's Medical Association says more doctors working at public hospitals across the country are set to join a strike demanding better working condition. more »»

Afghan Taliban praise new leader in effort to rally ranks

July 31, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban on Friday praised their new leader, saying he was one of the most "trusted" associates of the late Mullah Mohammad Omar — a statement likely meant to... more »»

UN Ebola mission winds down, WHO takes reins in West Africa

July 31, 2015

LONDON (AP) — The United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response is officially winding down Friday, handing its leadership role and senior staff to the Geneva-based World Health Organization... more »»

WikiLeaks says US spied on Japanese government, companies

July 31, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — The WikiLeaks website published documents Friday that it said shows the U.S. government spied on Japanese officials and companies.

The documents include what appear to be five U. more »»

South African police says American woman killed in Cape Town

July 31, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A 39-year-old American woman was killed in a hotel room in Cape Town this week and a murder suspect of Guatemalan origin has been arrested, South African police said Friday. more »»

Burundi's president urges unity after contentious polls

July 31, 2015

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi's re-elected president is urging unity after winning contentious polls that the international community says were not credible. more »»

Suicide bomber kills 10 at Maiduguri market in north Nigeria

July 31, 2015

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A suicide bomber killed about 10 people at a crowded market early Friday in a blast that thundered across the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, witnesses said. more »»

Aquino chooses Roxas as Philippine presidential candidate

July 31, 2015

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said Friday he had picked Interior Secretary Manuel "Mar" Roxas II as the administration candidate to succeed him in elections... more »»

 
 

 

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