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Eiffel Tower goes dark in symbolic move for Earth Hour

March 28, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower has gone dark briefly, with lights going out to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change. more »»

US State Dept: Difficult work remains on Iran nuke talks

March 28, 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program grew frantic on Saturday amid signs of discord, with the French and German foreign ministers joining U.S. more »»

Crash victim's father calls for more focus on pilot welfare

March 28, 2015

SISTERON, France (AP) — The father of one of the victims of this week's plane crash in the French Alps called Saturday for airlines to take greater care over pilots' welfare. more »»

Islamic fighters led by al-Qaida in Syria seize major city

March 28, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic fighters led by al-Qaida's branch in Syria seized almost full control of the northwestern city of Idlib on Saturday, taking over major roundabouts and government buildings i... more »»

STORY REMOVED: BC-EU--France-Plane Crash

March 28, 2015

SISTERON, France (AP) — The Associated Press has withdrawn its story about a mayor of a French town close to the Germanwings crash site who said that the father of the co-pilot was distraught wit... more »»

French mayor say co-pilot's father distraught with grief

March 28, 2015

SISTERON, France (AP) — The father of the German co-pilot accused of crashing a passenger plane in the French Alps was distraught with grief over his son's death and over what he may have done,... more »»

Saudis say tracking Yemen rebel groups headed to border

March 28, 2015

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Saudi Arabia says that multiple groups of Yemeni Shiite rebels are moving toward the two countries' shared border. more »»

Nigeria's voting extended as millions choose new president

March 28, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria has extended voting to Sunday after problems occurred as millions turned out Saturday to vote in a presidential election that analysts say is too close to call... more »»

Signs of discord at Iran nuke talks as deadline looms

March 28, 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program grew frantic on Saturday amid signs of discord, with the French and German foreign ministers joining U.S. more »»

Nigeria extends voting to Sunday in areas with problems

March 28, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian official says voting is being extended to Sunday in areas that have experienced problems in checking voters' identities. more »»

World's huddled masses use 4 key land, sea routes to Europe

March 28, 2015

DUBLIN (AP) — Most migrants who live illegally in the European Union fly to the 28-nation bloc on valid visas and simply overstay their welcom. more »»

Timeline of African migrants' 10-day Balkan journey on foot

March 28, 2015

A journey by African migrants as they tried to reach the European Union through the Balkans ended largely in defeat after a 10-day, 200-kilometer (125-mile) hike. more »»

Migrants' newest route to Europe means an epic Balkans trek

March 28, 2015

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Migrants from Africa, Asia and the Middle East take many routes to cross illegally into the European Union, and all are fraught with likely disappointment and... more »»

For African migrants, trek to Europe brings risk, heartbreak

March 28, 2015

VELES, Macedonia (AP) — This is the moment when Sandrine Koffi's dream of a new life in Europe ended — and her nightmare of an infant lost in the Macedonian night began. more »»

Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 24 dead

March 28, 2015

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Blood spattered utensils, bullet-pocked walls and overturned chairs mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an attack by Islamic... more »»

Yemen's president calls Shiite rebels 'puppets of Iran'

March 28, 2015

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Yemen's embattled president on Saturday called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country "puppets of Iran," directly blaming the Islamic Republic for the chao... more »»

UK prime minister rallies party before 'knife edge' election

March 28, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron said Saturday that Britain's election campaign is on a knife edge, as he rallied the Conservative party with a personal attack on his main rival. more »»

German pilot visited glider field near crash site as a child

March 28, 2015

SISTERON, France (AP) — The German co-pilot accused of crashing a passenger plane in the French Alps frequented a gliding club near the crash site as a child with his parents, according to a... more »»

Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 21 dead

March 28, 2015

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Blood spattered utensils, bullet-pocked walls and overturned chairs mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an attack by Islamic... more »»

Millions of Nigerians turn out to vote in presidential poll

March 28, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerians turned out in their millions Saturday to vote in a presidential election that analysts say is too close to call between President Goodluck Jonathan and former... more »»

 
 
 

 

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