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Fire damages 750-year-old oak tree in Poland

November 24, 2014

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A suspected arson fire in southwestern Poland has damaged a 750-year-old oak tree believed to be the country's oldest. more »»

Floods kill at least 32 in southern Morocco

November 24, 2014

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Days of unusually heavy rain pounded Morocco's south and unleashed deadly floods that killed 32 people, the Interior Ministry said Monday. more »»

Iraqi troops retake 2 towns in eastern province

November 24, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi troops backed by Shiite militiamen and Kurdish security forces have recaptured two eastern towns from Islamic State militants after fierce clashes, officials said Monday. more »»

Spanish police arrest 4 priests in pedophile case

November 24, 2014

MADRID (AP) — Four priests were arrested Monday on suspicion of child sex abuse in a case which Spanish Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz said Pope Francis has taken a special interest in... more »»

Iraqi officials: Baghdad bombing kills 9 people

November 24, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say a car bomb near a crowded Baghdad marketplace has killed 9 people and wounded 20.

The attack happened in the mainly Sunni Shaab neighborhood. more »»

Japan's young fret as unexpected recession hits

November 24, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — When Prime Minister Shinzo Abe responded to Japan's surprise recession by delaying a sales-tax increase, it was a cause for worry, not celebration, for many young Japanese. more »»

Afghan bombings kill 2 NATO troops, 6 civilians

November 24, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Bombings across Afghanistan killed two NATO troops and six civilians Monday, authorities said, as the death toll in the country's deadliest insurgent attack this year... more »»

Swiss museum accepts priceless Gurlitt art trove

November 24, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A Swiss museum agreed Monday to accept a priceless collection of long-hidden art from the late German collector Cornelius Gurlitt, saying it will work closely with Germany to make... more »»

Mom charged with trying to kill baby left in drain

November 24, 2014

SYDNEY (AP) — A 30-year-old Australian has been charged with trying to kill her newborn son by abandoning him in a roadside drain for five days before passers-by heard his cries, police said... more »»

Official says 6 killed in Afghan market blast

November 24, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An official in northern Afghanistan says a bomb planted on a motorcycle exploded in a market, killing six people. more »»

Israel minister: New law could break up government

November 24, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's justice minister said Monday that if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insists on bringing a contentious nationality law to a parliamentary vote, it could mean the end o... more »»

Image of Asia: Selling fire pots in the Himalayas

November 24, 2014

In this photo by Mukhtar Khan, a vendor sells kangris, or fire pots, on a cold morning in Srinagar, the main city in India's portion of Kashmir. more »»

In razing homes, Israel revives tough punishment

November 24, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — In razing family homes of Palestinian attackers, Israel is reviving a draconian punishment it largely halted a decade ago as ineffective and counterproductive. more »»

Swiss museum will accept Gurlitt art trove

November 24, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A Swiss museum agreed on Monday to accept a priceless collection of long-hidden art bequeathed to it by German collector Cornelius Gurlitt, but said it will work with German... more »»

Monumental mess: Rome's mayor getting thumbs down

November 24, 2014

ROME (AP) — Pigs root through garbage piling up in a working class neighborhood. City buses improvise routes on streets clogged with triple-parked cars. more »»

Afghan official: Suicide attack toll at least 50

November 24, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The death toll in Afghanistan's deadliest insurgent attack this year has risen to at least 50, with 63 wounded, many of them children, officials said on Monday, as NATO... more »»

NATO says 2 service members killed in Afghanistan

November 24, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — NATO says that two of its service members have been killed in an attack in eastern Afghanistan.

Following protocol, it did not confirm their nationalities. more »»

Belgian strike paralyzes Antwerp port

November 24, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — Trade unions have opened a month of intermittent strike action by paralyzing the port of Antwerp and slowing train traffic through much of Belgium. more »»

Fear for Afghan women's rights as troops withdraw

November 24, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan lawmaker Shukria Barakzai says the suicide bomber who plowed into her motorcade a week ago wanted to silence a voice on women's rights with a deafening blast. more »»

Israel police: Palestinian youth attacked by Jews

November 24, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Three young Israelis attacked a Palestinian youth in Jerusalem on Monday, police say, the latest sectarian incident in the increasingly tense city. more »»

 
 
 

 

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