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New Afghan Taliban leader promises to continue insurgency

August 2, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Political uncertainty inside the Taliban has cast doubt on the prospects for an end to the war in Afghanista. more »»

 
 
 
Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives at French facility

August 2, 2015

BALMA, France (AP) — A wing flap suspected to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Saturday arrived at a French military testing facility where it will be analyzed by experts. more »»

Topless protest in Canada urges women to 'bare with us'

August 2, 2015

WATERLOO, Ontario (AP) — Dozens of topless women — and men — attended a "Bare With Us" rally Saturday meant to educate the public about women's right to go shirtless if they choose. more »»

Zimbabwean authorities restrict hunting after lion killing

August 1, 2015

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe has suspended the hunting of lions, leopards and elephants in an area where a lion popular with tourists was killed, and is investigating the killing of another... more »»

AP News Guide: Death of Taliban leader roils Afghan politics

August 1, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban has confirmed the death of its reclusive longtime leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, after the Kabul government reported that he had been dead for more tha... more »»

Kerry in Cairo for Egypt security talks

August 1, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cairo for security talks with Egyptian officials before heading to Qatar to try to ease Arab concerns about the Iran nuclear deal. more »»

Man who studied Cecil the lion for 9 years talks impact

August 1, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — When Cecil the lion's carcass was finally found after he was lured out of a Zimbabwe wildlife reserve to be killed by an American hunter, it was a headless, skinless skeleton... more »»

Putin puts Crimean site under federal control after scandal

August 1, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Saturday placed a major archaeological site in Crimea, which he has hailed as the country's most sacred spiritual symbol, under federal control... more »»

Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives at French facility

August 1, 2015

BALMA, France (AP) — A wing flap suspected to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 arrived at a French military testing facility Saturday where it will be analyzed by experts. more »»

Iraqi Kurds ask Kurdistan Workers Party to 'withdraw'

August 1, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Kurdish regional government called on the Kurdistan Worker's Party to "withdraw" from Iraq's Kurdish territory Saturday to prevent civilian deaths amid a campaign of Turkish... more »»

Syrian rebel group leaves their HQ after clash with al-Qaida

August 1, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Clashes between members of al-Qaida's branch in Syria and a rebel faction in the country's north believed to have been trained by the U.S. more »»

UK police confirm 3 bin Ladens killed in England plane crash

August 1, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Three relatives of the late al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden were among four people killed when a private jet crashed on landing in southern England, British police confirmed Saturday. more »»

Working-class barrio turns into huge rainbow mural in Mexico

August 1, 2015

PACHUCA, Mexico (AP) — A community project in central Mexico is bringing art to people's homes. Literally. more »»

South Sudan: Thousands risk starvation amid Nile blockade

August 1, 2015

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Thousands of civilians in South Sudan's Upper Nile state face starvation after the government blocked aid groups from using the Nile River to deliver relief food, aid... more »»

Suspected Flight 370 wing flap being taken to French site

August 1, 2015

BALMA, France (AP) — Representatives of the world's media gathered Saturday outside a French defense site in Balma in southwestern France, awaiting the arrival of a piece of plane wing that could... more »»

New Afghan Taliban leader promises to continue insurgency

August 1, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The new leader of the Afghan Taliban vowed to continue his group's bloody, nearly 14-year insurgency in an audio message released Saturday, urging his fighters to remain... more »»

Iraqi Kurds ask Kurdish Workers Party to 'withdraw'

August 1, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government says the Kurdish Worker's Party should "withdraw" from Iraq's Kurdish territory to prevent the death of civilian. more »»

Having made Olympic history, Beijing faces challenges

August 1, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — Having made history as the first city to win hosting rights for both the Summer and Winter Olympics, Beijing now faces a slew of challenges, from ensuring adequate snow in a... more »»

Jolie, Suu Kyi visit Myanmar female factory workers

August 1, 2015

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Angelina Jolie has joined Myanmar's opposition leader and democracy icon, Aung San Suu Kyi, in sitting down with female workers to learn more about their dire conditions. more »»

Saudi official says bin Ladens killed in England plane crash

August 1, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Family members of the late al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden were killed in a private jet crash in southern England, a Saudi ambassador said, but did not further identify the dead. more »»

Turkey presses ahead with PKK raids amid calls for restraint

August 1, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey is pressing ahead with airstrikes against Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq amid international calls for restraint. more »»

 
 
 

 

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