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Russia ordered to pay $50 billion over Yukos

July 28, 2014

LONDON (AP) — An international court on Monday ordered Russia to pay more than $50 billion to the former majority shareholders of now defunct oil company Yukos, ruling that the state engaged in a... more »»

In war-struck Gaza, civilians struggle to get by

July 28, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Caught in the fighting between Israel and Hamas, Gaza's civilians are increasingly struggling to get by. more »»

Police team turns back from Ukraine crash site

July 28, 2014

SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine (AP) — Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once again preventing an international police team charged with securing the site from even... more »»

Syria's Assad prays as his troops suffer high toll

July 28, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad prayed at a Damascus mosque at the start of a major Muslim holiday on Monday amid reports of an unprecedented high death toll among his troops battling... more »»

Outgoing Karzai says Afghans need new president

July 28, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's outgoing leader Hamid Karzai said on Monday that his nation needs a new president and urged for a speedy conclusion to the ballot audit that will determine... more »»

Israeli strikes on Gaza, rocket fire, break lull

July 28, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli jets pounded three Hamas sites in Gaza on Monday after a rocket was launched at Israel, disrupting a relative lull in the war-torn territory at the start of a major Musli... more »»

UN rights chief: Flight 17 possible war crime

July 28, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may be a war crime, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Monday.

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Obama to rename Africa program for Nelson Mandela

July 28, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — A program designed to foster a new generation of young African leaders will be renamed after former South African President Nelson Mandela. more »»

US: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine

July 28, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stepping up pressure on Moscow, the U.S. more »»

Oil depot catches fire amid clashes in Tripoli

July 28, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — The Libyan government on Monday appealed for international help after a huge oil depot caught fire amid clashes over the country's international airport in the capital, Tripoli. more »»

Chinese police remove church cross amid crackdown

July 28, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — Hundreds of police took down a church's cross Monday in a city known as "China's Jerusalem" for its many houses of worship amid a crackdown on church buildings in a coastal region... more »»

UN Security Council calls for Gaza cease-fire

July 28, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. more »»

UN council agrees on demand for Gaza cease-fire

July 28, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. more »»

Aruba releases Venezuelan diplomat sought by US

July 28, 2014

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Aruba's government released a former Venezuelan general who was detained on U.S. more »»

Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

July 28, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fightin... more »»

Ebola kills Liberian doctor, 2 Americans infected

July 27, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, officials said Sunday, and an American physician was being treated for the deadly virus, highlighting the... more »»

Ebola kills top Liberian doctor, American infected

July 27, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, officials said Sunday, and an American physician was being treated for the deadly virus, highlighting the... more »»

Key World War I battle re-enacted in Poland

July 27, 2014

SZKOTOWO, Poland (AP) — About 200 history enthusiasts from across Europe have gathered on a hilly area in Poland to reconstruct the Battle of Tannenberg, an engagement between the Russian and... more »»

Fighting intensifies near MH17 disaster site

July 27, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane... more »»

Air Algerie jet's black boxes to be sent to France

July 27, 2014

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Black boxes from the Air Algerie plane that crashed in northern Mali last week will be transferred to France for analysis, the French embassy in Mali said Sunday, as officials... more »»

 
 

 

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