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Symbol of dictatorship abuse, Chilean sees justice coming

July 29, 2015

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Her scarred face long ago became a symbol of the atrocities committed during Chile's 1973-90 dictatorship led by Gen. Augusto Pinochet. more »»

Pollard to be freed; US analyst spied for Israel

July 29, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jonathan Pollard, the former Navy intelligence analyst whose conviction of spying for Israel stoked fierce international passions, has been granted parole and will be released... more »»

Pollard to be freed; US analyst spied for Israel

July 28, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jonathan Pollard, the former Naval intelligence analyst whose conviction of spying for Israel stoked fierce international passions, has been granted parole and will be released... more »»

The Latest: UN official voices concern about Syria safe zone

July 28, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group and related developments (all times local):

9:50 p.m.

The U.N. more »»

Fighting between Turkey and Kurds escalate amid NATO unease

July 28, 2015

ISTANBUL (AP) — Fighting between the Turkish military and Kurdish rebels escalated Tuesday amid signs of unease from NATO allies attending an emergency meeting about Turkey's conflicts with the... more »»

2,100 migrants try to storm Eurotunnel site in French port

July 28, 2015

PARIS (AP) — About 2,100 migrants tried to storm the area surrounding the Eurotunnel early Tuesday before being repelled by police, an official in the northern French port of Calais said. more »»

Zimbabwe: American being sought for lion poaching

July 28, 2015

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean police said Tuesday they are searching for an American who allegedly shot a well-known, protected lion known as Cecil with a crossbow in a killing that has... more »»

The Latest: Iraqi PM speaks out against Turkish airstrikes

July 28, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group and related developments (all times local):

8:25 p.m. more »»

Desmond Tutu returns for treatment in South African hospital

July 28, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — South African retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has returned for hospital treatment, a week after he left a Cape Town hospital following an intensive antibiotics course for an... more »»

Critically endangered northern white rhino dies at Czech zoo

July 28, 2015

PRAGUE (AP) — One of the last five northern white rhinoceros left in the world has died. more »»

Obama draws criticism for saying Ethiopia is democratic

July 28, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Some African activists have greeted President Barack Obama's remarks that Ethiopia has a democratically elected government with scorn and concern. more »»

Nigerian leader visits Cameroon as Boko Haram attacks

July 28, 2015

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's new President Muhammadu Buhari is set to make his first official visit to one-time enemy Cameroon Wednesday to ease tensions and bolster support for a multinationa... more »»

The Latest: UN panel: Jihadi threat is global problem

July 28, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group and related developments (all times local):

6:30 p.m.

A U.N. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Kenyans and Ethiopians cheer Obama during visit

July 28, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — President Barack Obama's historic visit to Kenya and Ethiopia, which concluded Tuesday, was marked by stirring images of throngs of thousands coming out to cheer the... more »»

The Latest: Turkish fighter jets target Kurdish rebels

July 28, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group and related developments (all times local):

5:25 p.m. more »»

Rwanda park releases relocated lions to restock population

July 28, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Seven lions that were transported from South Africa to Rwanda have been released into a wildlife park after weeks of quarantine, another step in a plan to restore the... more »»

French farmers protest taps into freewheeling tradition

July 28, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Over the past week, French farmers have used tractors to block the border with Germany and chucked foreign vegetables off trucks in protest of cheap imports. more »»

Iraqi militias train young teens to face the threat of IS

July 28, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — A quiet middle-class Shiite neighborhood in western Baghdad was transformed recently into a mini-boot camp, training teenagers for battle against the Islamic State group. more »»

Pakistan to host second round of Kabul-Taliban talks

July 28, 2015

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan is finalizing preparations to host the second round of landmark peace talks between Afghan government officials and the Taliban later this week, two Pakistani officials... more »»

NATO proclaims 'strong solidarity' with Turkey against IS

July 28, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO proclaimed its "strong solidarity" with Turkey following a rare emergency meeting Tuesday in which members also urged the country not to use excessive force in its fight... more »»

 
 
 

 

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