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UN chief gives 007 a special mission _ to eliminate mines

April 15, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Daniel Craig, who won international acclaim playing James Bond, received a special mission on Tuesday when Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed the actor as the first U.. more »»

Survivors tell aid group some 400 migrants drowned off Libya

April 14, 2015

ROME (AP) — Survivors of a capsized migrant boat off Libya have told the aid group Save the Children that an estimated 400 people are believed to have drowned. more »»

Cuba fights public anger with reform in country's tense east

April 14, 2015

SANTIAGO DE CUBA, Cuba (AP) — Two and a half years after Hurricane Sandy trashed Cuba's second-largest city, 35-year-old Melba Martinez is still out of work and struggling to feed two children on... more »»

Somali police say 10 die in attack on education office

April 14, 2015

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — An assault by gunmen on the offices of Somali's education ministry on Tuesday left 17 people dead, including seven attackers, a government spokesman said. more »»

French lawmakers OK health care bill targeting anorexia

April 14, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Too-thin models, too much drinking, sexy cigarette packs: France's parliament is cracking down on all of these in a sweeping bill designed to improve public health and trim public... more »»

A year after kidnap of schoolgirls in Nigeria, hope dwindles

April 14, 2015

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — They have been gone a year now, the hundreds of girls abducted by Islamic militants from their school in northeastern Nigeria. more »»

Fighting in eastern Ukraine rages on overnight despite talks

April 14, 2015

SHYROKYNE, Ukraine (AP) — Fighting raged overnight and in the early hours on Tuesday on the outskirts of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine despite an agreement reached by the... more »»

Yemen al-Qaida branch says top cleric killed in drone attack

April 14, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Yemen's al-Qaida branch announced on Tuesday that its top cleric, a Saudi-national who has had a $5 million bounty on his head, has been killed, allegedly in a drone attack. more »»

AP Interview: Libya army chief bets on military solution

April 14, 2015

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The military chief of Libya's internationally recognized government expressed skepticism Tuesday about U.. more »»

Survivors tell aid group some 400 migrants drowned

April 14, 2015

ROME (AP) — Survivors of a capsized migrant boat off Libya have told the aid group Save the Children that an estimated 400 people are believed to have drowned. more »»

Attacks kill 28 civilians in and around Baghdad

April 14, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — A wave of attacks in and around Baghdad on Tuesday killed at least 28 people as Iraqi security forces repelled an attack by the extremist Islamic State group on the country's... more »»

Iran expects delivery of Russian missiles by end of the year

April 14, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia said Tuesday that it would be at least six months before it could deliver the S-300 air defense missile system to Iran, but the Kremlin confirmed that a barter deal to supply... more »»

French legislators OK health care reform targeting anorexia

April 14, 2015

PARIS (AP) — France's lower house of Parliament approved a draft law Tuesday tackling a range of public health problems, from smoking and drinking to obesity and anorexi. more »»

Washington Post: Reporter's access to lawyer still limited

April 14, 2015

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian has had an "unacceptable lack of access to legal counsel" while jailed for nearly nine months in Iran and still has... more »»

EU says over 7,000 migrants rescued off Italy since Friday

April 14, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union must quickly adapt to the growing numbers of migrants trying to reach its shores, the EU's top migration official said Tuesday, as new figures showed that more... more »»

Israel's leader speaks to Putin over Russia missiles to Iran

April 14, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister says he has spoken to Russia's president to convey his displeasure over Russia's decision to sell advanced anti-aircraft missiles to Iran. more »»

US, Iran face political obstacles to potential nuclear deal

April 14, 2015

PARIS (AP) — A potentially path-breaking nuclear deal could face political trouble in Iran and the United States, but not necessarily elsewhere. more »»

Nigeria: 1 year after kidnap of girl students, hope dwindles

April 14, 2015

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — They have been gone a year now, the hundreds of girls abducted by Islamic militants from their school in Chibok, Nigeria. more »»

South African looters target foreign-owned shops, 5 killed

April 14, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — At least five people in South Africa have died in attacks on immigrant-owned shops and hundreds of people have fled their homes since last week, authorities said Tuesday as... more »»

Hamas consolidates its grip on Gaza as reconstruction stalls

April 14, 2015

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Eight months after a ruinous war with Israel, the reconstruction of Gaza has barely begun, and the Islamic militant group Hamas remains entrenched despite expectation... more »»

 
 
 

 

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