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Image of Asia: Playing games in the Philippines

August 25, 2014

In this photo by Aaron Favila, a boy aims a coin at his opponents' coins during a game in suburban Malabon, Philippines. more »»

UN rights chief: Crimes against humanity in Iraq

August 25, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — Islamic State fighters reportedly killed up to 670 prisoners in Mosul and committed other horrific abuses in Iraq that amount to crimes against humanity, U.N. more »»

France recalls 70th anniversary of WWII liberation

August 25, 2014

PARIS (AP) — President Francois Hollande has kicked off a day of commemorations for the 70th anniversary of the liberation of France in World War II. more »»

France's Socialist govt dissolves in internal feud

August 25, 2014

PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande dissolved the government on Monday after open feuding among his Cabinet over the country's stagnant economy. more »»

Iran TV shows off allegedly downed Israeli drone

August 25, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state TV on Monday broadcast footage purported to show an Israeli drone the country's Revolutionary Guard claimed to have shot down over the weekend near an Iranian... more »»

Whisky's worries mirror economic fears in Scotland

August 25, 2014

ISLAY, Scotland (AP) — Carl Reavey plunged his nose into the glass, inhaled the amber liquid's scent, then sipped. Slowly. more »»

Gaza fighting rages on as new truce talks rumored

August 25, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Fighting between Israel and Gaza militants raged on Monday despite claims of new cease-fire efforts as hundreds of Israelis living in communities near the coastal... more »»

AP Photos: Spirits roam during HK ghost festival

August 25, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Countless hungry and restless ghosts are roaming Hong Kong, and the world, to visit their living descendants, at least according to Chinese convention. more »»

French government dissolved amid internal feud

August 25, 2014

PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande dissolved the government on Monday after open feuding in his Cabinet over the country's stagnant economy. more »»

Israel strikes kill 2 in Gaza; official's home hit

August 25, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A new round of Israeli airstrikes and tank fire pounded Gaza on Monday as officials in the coastal strip said two more Palestinian civilians died from the violence. more »»

Thai junta leader assumes prime minister post

August 25, 2014

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's junta leader, who seized power in a military coup three months ago, officially assumed his new post as prime minister on Monday following an endorsement from the... more »»

Israel leader tries to link Hamas, Iraq extremists

August 25, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister is trying to capitalize on the gruesome video of an American journalist's beheading by the Islamic State extremist group, saying Hamas is an equally... more »»

Girls from Brazil's favelas find escape in ballet

August 25, 2014

SAO PAULO (AP) — Past the graffiti-covered overpass and subway tracks, in a slum penned in by high-rises, 8-year-old Gabriela Aparecida fixes her curly hair into a bun as she waits for a ride to... more »»

Jihadis capture major Syrian air base in northeast

August 24, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State fighters captured a major military air base in northeastern Syria on Sunday, eliminating the last government-held outpost in a province otherwise dominated by the... more »»

Cristobal's pelting rains lash southeast Bahamas

August 24, 2014

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Slow-moving Tropical Storm Cristobal lashed parts of the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands with heavy rainfall on Sunday, and one man died and two... more »»

Palestinian president prepares new UN appeal

August 24, 2014

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Aides to the Palestinian president said Sunday that he will soon appeal to the international community to set a deadline for Israel to end its occupation of lands... more »»

Official: British Ebola patient to be evacuated

August 24, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The first British citizen confirmed to be infected with the deadly Ebola disease is being evacuated from Sierra Leone on a jet sent by the Royal Air Force, a Sierra... more »»

Israel leader tries to link Hamas, Iraq extremists

August 24, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister is trying to capitalize on the gruesome video of an American journalist's beheading by the Islamic State extremist group, saying Hamas is an equally... more »»

Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in east

August 24, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — To shouts of "Fascists!" and "Hang them from a tree!" captured Ukrainian soldiers were paraded through the streets of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Sunday as... more »»

Minister: 2 people have died of Ebola in Congo

August 24, 2014

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Two Ebola-related deaths have been confirmed in Congo, the country's health minister said Sunday, though local officials believe the cases are unrelated to the outbreak in... more »»

 
 

 

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