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Arrest of Caracas mayor sign of broader Venezuela crackdown

February 20, 2015

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro poured into the streets Friday to condemn the surprise arrest of Caracas' mayor for allegedly participating in a U.. more »»

Greece and eurozone settle their differences _ for now

February 20, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — Following weeks of recrimination and distrust, Greece and its creditors in the 19-nation eurozone reached an agreement Friday on extending the country's rescue loans, a move that... more »»

As ravaged Ukraine town regains peace, fear of war remains

February 20, 2015

DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine (AP) — Almost every building was gravely damaged, nearly every window smashed in this Ukrainian town left unrecognizable by months of relentless shelling. more »»

Islamic State bombers kill dozens in Libyan suicide attacks

February 20, 2015

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Islamic State militants unleashed suicide bombings Friday in eastern Libya, killing at least 40 people in what the group said was retaliation for Egyptian airstrikes against... more »»

Greece and eurozone creditors reach deal on loan

February 20, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece and its creditors in the 19-nation eurozone reached an agreement Friday on extending the country's rescue loans, a move that should ease concerns it was heading for the eur... more »»

World Health Organization approves 1st quick test for Ebola

February 20, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — The World Health Organization said Friday it has approved a quick test for Ebola that will dramatically cut the time it takes to determine — with reasonable accuracy — whether... more »»

Liberia to end Ebola curfew, open land border crossings

February 20, 2015

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president on Friday ordered officials to lift an overnight curfew put in place six months ago to fight the Ebola epidemic and to reopen the country's land borde... more »»

Unwelcome mat: White House tries to counter Netanyahu visit

February 20, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — In what is becoming an increasingly nasty grudge match, the White House is mulling ways to undercut Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's upcoming trip to Washington and... more »»

Yemen's UN envoy says rival parties agree on new legislature

February 20, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The United Nations envoy to Yemen said Friday that rival factions, including the country's Shiite rebels, have agreed on a new legislative body to serve during the country's... more »»

Rights groups call for action over reported US-UK phone hack

February 20, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Rights organizations on Friday called for urgent steps to be taken to protect private calls and online communications after allegations that U.. more »»

Greece and eurozone creditors reach deal, official says

February 20, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece and its European creditors have reached a deal over the country's request to extend its bailout. more »»

Troubled Ukraine marks year since protest bloodbath in Kiev

February 20, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — One year ago, Ihor Zastavnyi was shot three times and lost a leg while taking part in demonstrations that he hoped would lead to a better Ukraine. more »»

Strauss-Kahn thanks court for listening as pimp trial closes

February 20, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has thanked a French court that is trying him for pimping for listening to his side of the story. more »»

Greece, eurozone creditors near breakthrough on loan deal

February 20, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece and its eurozone creditors were edging toward a deal Friday on the country's request for an extension to its loans that would keep the country from falling out of the euro... more »»

4 Egyptian Christians held hostage in Libya, says family

February 20, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — The relatives of four Coptic Christian hostages held by gunmen in Libya for months are appealing for help from local and Libyan authorities to ensure their safe release

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Hundreds reportedly attend burial for Danish Muslim gunman

February 20, 2015

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Scores of men have attended the burial of the 22-year-old Danish Muslim gunman who killed two people and wounded five others at a free speech event and a synagogue in... more »»

Brazil prosecutors seek $1.55B in Petrobras corruption case

February 20, 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian federal prosecutors on Friday said they're seeking $. more »»

Greece and eurozone creditors appear close to breakthrough

February 20, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece and its eurozone creditors appear to be edging towards a deal as finance ministers sat down to thrash out a short statement on the country's request for an extension to its... more »»

UN panel: Name alleged perpetrators of war crimes in Syria

February 20, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. investigators said Friday they are considering publishing their secret list of alleged war criminals in Syria to press for justice for the thousands of victim. more »»

Suicide bombings at Somalia hotel kill at least 10 people

February 20, 2015

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Government officials were meeting at the Central Hotel in Somalia's capital when an Islamic extremist rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into the hotel gate, and another... more »»

 
 
 

 

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