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Diplomacy doesn't move insurgents in Ukraine

April 18, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian insurgents defiantly refused Friday to surrender their weapons or give up government buildings in eastern Ukraine, despite a diplomatic accord reached in Genev... more »»

Arrest warrant sought for captain of sunken ferry

April 18, 2014

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — As the last bit of the sunken ferry's hull slipped Friday beneath the murky water off southern South Korea, prosecutors and police sought arrest warrants for the vessel'... more »»

After Algerian landslide, what next?

April 18, 2014

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's frail president won a fourth term in a landslide victory, but it only masks a bigger question for this oil-rich North African nation — what now? It's still... more »»

Some countries get Obama, but want his wife, too

April 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama travels abroad, sometimes it's not enough for just the leader of the free world to show up. People in other countries want the first lady, too. more »»

57-nation OSCE plays key Ukraine monitoring role

April 18, 2014

VIENNA (AP) — A 57-nation organization with a history of mediation but no enforcing powers has been tasked with helping to translate diplomatic progress on easing Ukrainian tensions into reality... more »»

World reacts to death of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

April 18, 2014

Reaction to death of writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez:

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"A thousand years of loneliness and sadness for the death of the greatest Colombian of all time!" — Colombia President Juan... more »»

Syrian state TV: 14 killed in car bombing in Homs

April 18, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — A powerful car bomb exploded Friday outside a mosque in a pro-government district of central Syria, killing 14 people in the latest violence to hit the war-shattered city, state-run... more »»

Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

April 18, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world'... more »»

French President Hollande's top aide resigns

April 18, 2014

PARIS (AP) — The French president's top adviser resigned Friday following allegations of a past conflict of interest, striking a new blow to the already unpopular Francois Holland. more »»

In Egypt, a corruption watchdog hit by backlash

April 18, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Hesham Genena has created uproar by trying to actually do his job. more »»

Ukraine insurgents reject call to quit buildings

April 18, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Dashing hopes of progress raised by a diplomatic deal in Geneva, pro-Russian insurgents who have occupied government buildings in more than 10 Ukrainian cities said Friday... more »»

UK opposition party hires top Obama adviser

April 18, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Britain's opposition Labour Party has recruited David Axelrod — a key figure behind Barack Obama's two presidential victories — to help with its leader's election bid next year. more »»

Pakistan library named 'bin Laden' as memory fades

April 18, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Most didn't notice the new library at this Islamic seminary for girls near Pakistan's capital, until locals saw the paper sign in Urdu posted on its wooden door: "Library of Osam... more »»

Doomed ferry's sharp turn, slow evacuation probed

April 18, 2014

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — The investigation into South Korea's ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it began listing and on the possibility that a quicker evacuation order... more »»

Ukrainian insurgents reject call to quit buildings

April 18, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine's east who have been occupying government buildings in more than 10 cities said Friday they will only leave them if the interim governmen... more »»

Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ferry captain

April 18, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutors say they've asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving hundreds missing and feared... more »»

Filipino devotees re-enact crucifixion of Christ

April 18, 2014

SAN PEDRO CUTUD, Philippines (AP) — Devotees in northern Philippine villages had themselves nailed to wooded crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ as thousands of local and foreign... more »»

Transcript of conversation between ferry, shore

April 18, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Following is the transcript released by the Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries of the conversation between Jeju Vessel Traffic Services Center (VTS) on Jeju Island and The... more »»

Brewers seek to rekindle Belgium's love of beer

April 18, 2014

DWORP, Belgium (AP) — The ruby lettering on the front of the old corner pub "In de Welkom" has peeled almost beyond recognition. more »»

12 killed, 3 missing in avalanche on Everest

April 18, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the deadliest disaster on the... more »»

 
 

 

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