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Egypt acquits doctor in female genital mutilation

November 20, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Thursday acquitted a doctor charged with performing female genital mutilation that led to a 13-year-old girl's death in a Nile Delta village, the country's first... more »»

Experts: Home, baby cameras not secure worldwide

November 20, 2014

LONDON (AP) — A child playing in Bucheon, South Korea. An empty crib in Absecon, New Jersey. Cattle feeding in Behamberg, Austria. more »»

Iraq, Turkey vow to work together against IS group

November 20, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister said on Thursday that his country and neighboring Turkey have agreed on closer security and intelligence cooperation in the face of the threat posed by the... more »»

Bahrain elections missing key Shiite players

November 20, 2014

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The island-nation of Bahrain is preparing to hold its first elections for a new parliament since Arab Spring-inspired protests erupted nearly four years ago, but many say... more »»

UN: Deaths keep rising in Ukraine, now over 4,300

November 20, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — The fighting in eastern Ukraine has killed nearly 300 people in the past month despite a cease-fire and has violated people's rights so much it could amount to war crimes, U.N. more »»

Iraq: Ballet school speaks to city's resilience

November 20, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Ann Khalid did not feel well but she insisted on dancing a brief scene from Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake with her classmates. more »»

Swedish appeals court upholds Assange detention

November 20, 2014

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish appeals court upheld the detention order on Julian Assange on Thursday, dismissing a challenge by the WikiLeaks founder who is wanted by prosecutors in an investigation... more »»

Zambian president's widow joins succession race

November 20, 2014

LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — The contest to replace Zambia's recently deceased president is becoming a family affair as the late president's widow said Wednesday she will seek to become the ruling... more »»

Israel to demolish homes of synagogue attackers

November 20, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Thursday handed home demolition notices to families of four Palestinian attackers from east Jerusalem, including two assailants who killed five people in a... more »»

Scientists record thud of Philae's comet landing

November 20, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists have released a brief recording of the sound that Europe's space probe Philae made when it became the first to land on a comet last week. more »»

Police fire tear gas at legislators in Nigeria

November 20, 2014

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's Senate president has suspended legislative proceedings in the National Assembly until Tuesday following a lockout of members by the police. more »»

Russia: North Korea ready to resume nuclear talks

November 20, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — North Korea says it's ready to resume international talks on its nuclear program, Russia's foreign minister said Thursday as Moscow sought to raise its profile in the international... more »»

Outrage in Italy after asbestos case is thrown out

November 20, 2014

ROME (AP) — Premier Matteo Renzi added his voice to a chorus of outrage across Italy on Thursday after the country's highest court threw out a conviction against a Swiss businessman for some 3,00... more »»

Colombia's rebel-held general a bookish strategist

November 20, 2014

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The general whose capture by rebels has put Colombia's peace talks on hold is one of the country's foremost counterinsurgency strategists who once received his officer's... more »»

Attacks in Kabul raise concerns about security

November 20, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan capital has become a city under siege as the Taliban stage almost daily attacks against government and foreign targets, penetrating layers of heightened... more »»

How UN's N. Korean resolution divides main players

November 20, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea is angrily reacting to a landmark U.N. resolution on its widely condemned human rights record with a threat to bolster its 1. more »»

Egypt arrests senior Muslim Brotherhood member

November 20, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt on Thursday arrested a leading Muslim Brotherhood member who played a key role in negotiations between his now-banned group and the government. more »»

Iran firm displays US-made helicopters

November 20, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian company on Thursday displayed four brand new U.S. more »»

WHO: Ebola transmission 'intense' in Sierra Leone

November 20, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The spread of Ebola remains "intense" in most of Sierra Leone even as things have improved somewhat in the two other countries hardest hit, the World Health... more »»

Ford: Lower oil prices unlikely to slow green cars

November 20, 2014

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The executive chairman of Ford Motor Company said he doesn't think that a drop in oil prices will dissuade people from buying fuel-efficient vehicle. more »»

 
 
 

 

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