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The Latest: UN may have to reassess Iraq mine-clearing work

February 14, 2018

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — The Latest on the conference under way in Kuwait to help Iraq rebuild after the devastating war against the Islamic State group (all times local):

6:30 p.. more »»

Pakistan begins seizing charities linked to US-wanted cleric

February 14, 2018

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Amid increasing pressure from the international community, Pakistan on Wednesday began seizing assets and funds belonging to Islamic charities linked to a radical cleric wanted b... more »»

Kuwait says $30 billion pledged to rebuild Iraq

February 14, 2018

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — A total $30 billion in pledges were made Wednesday at a donor conference for Iraq's reconstruction after the country's devastating war with the Islamic State group, falling wel... more »»

In South Africa, a defiant Zuma says he has been victimized

February 14, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Jacob Zuma broke his silence Wednesday to disagree with the ruling party's order to resign and say he'd done nothing wrong, setting the stage for his... more »»

Airport vehicles collide at London Heathrow; 1 dead, 1 hurt

February 14, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Two airport vehicles collided on the airfield at London's Heathrow Airport on Wednesday, killing a British Airways engineer and injuring another man. more »»

The Latest: Centrist leader says Netanyahu should resign

February 14, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest in Israel after police recommended corruption charges against embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (all times local):

3:50 p.m. more »»

The Latest: South Africa's president says 'I will be out'

February 14, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on South Africa's leadership crisis (all times local):

3:05 p.m. more »»

Germany pushes for release of journalist in Turkish prison

February 14, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel called for a fair and speedy trial for a German-Turkish journalist, who marks one year in a Turkish prison on Wednesday. more »»

Chile sex abuse victim's credibility praised, challenged

February 14, 2018

VATICAN CITY (AP) — When a Vatican court convicted a Chilean predator priest of sex crimes, it went out of its way to affirm the credibility of his victim. more »»

Russia seeks to regulate private military contractors

February 14, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian parliament is working on a bill to regulate private military companies, a senior lawmaker said Wednesday after reports that an unknown number of Russian military... more »»

Coalition ramps down air support in Iraq, shifts to training

February 14, 2018

BALAD AIR BASE, Iraq (AP) — Now that Iraq has claimed victory over the Islamic State group after a bloody 3 1/2-year war, the U.S. more »»

Wisdom and drive: Older Olympians becoming the norm

February 14, 2018

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — For her 50th birthday, Canadian curler Cheryl Bernard informed her husband that they would mark the occasion by hiking eight hours a day along Italy's rugged Amalf... more »»

Billions pledged for Iraq in Kuwait, but still short of goal

February 14, 2018

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Billions of dollars were pledged Wednesday at a donor conference for Iraq's reconstruction after the country's devastating war with the Islamic State group, though the amounts... more »»

US boosts aid to Jordan despite Trump threats of cuts

February 14, 2018

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — President Donald Trump's rhetoric on punishing countries that don't agree with U.S. more »»

'Deep down': Rivalry between Koreas, Japan transcends sports

February 14, 2018

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — As South Korea's national soccer coach prepared to play Japan in a 1954 World Cup qualifier, President Syngman Rhee, who'd been liberated, with the rest of Korea,... more »»

Minnie Driver quits Oxfam after sex in crisis zone scandal

February 14, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Actress Minnie Driver has resigned from her role as an Oxfam celebrity ambassador and corporate backers demanded accountability as the aid organization sought to address allegations... more »»

South Africa's ruling party could replace Zuma on Thursday

February 14, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's ruling party moved to replace the defiant President Jacob Zuma as early as Thursday while police raided his business associates at the center of corruption... more »»

Polish opposition activist Frasyniuk detained and charged

February 14, 2018

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish opposition activist and Solidarity-era hero has been briefly detained, handcuffed and charged with his role in obstructing a pro-government demonstration last year. more »»

Netanyahu shrugs off police corruption claims, opposition

February 14, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday shrugged off police recommendations that he be charged with corruption, calling the allegations "biased, extreme, full of... more »»

The Latest: Ally: Israel PM not 'living up to' expectations

February 14, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest in Israel after police recommended corruption charges against embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (all times local):

12:10 p.m. more »»

 
 
 

 

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