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South African police raid business family linked to Zuma

February 14, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police on Wednesday raided the home of a business family linked to President Jacob Zuma as the nation awaited word from the embattled leader on whether he will... more »»

New fronts emerge in Syria as Assad, allies push for victory

February 14, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — As Syrian President Bashar Assad and his allies push toward final victory and the fight against the Islamic State group draws to an end, new fronts have opened up, threatening an... more »»

UK rejects return of Islamic State fighters despite US calls

February 14, 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain's defense secretary says the U.K. does not want to take back two British Islamic State members caught in Syria despite U.S. more »»

Metallica, Afghan ensemble win 2018 Polar Music Prize

February 14, 2018

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — American heavy metal band Metallica and Afghanistan's National Institute of Music have won the 2018 Polar Music Prizes, a Swedish award. more »»

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

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 »»

Prince Henrik, husband of Danish monarch, dies at age 83

February 14, 2018

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Prince Henrik, the French-born husband of Danish monarch Queen Margrethe who publicly vented his frustration at not being the social equal of his wife or their son in... more »»

Fresh twist for UAE diners as oysters thrive in warm waters

February 14, 2018

FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The waters of the Persian Gulf have long been home to pearl oysters, providing a valuable mainstay to Arab tribes that subsisted off its trade before the... more »»

Photo essay: Navigating the street market of Pyeongchang

February 14, 2018

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — While the Winter Olympics unfold in the mountains, some serious haggling is under way on the coast. more »»

Tongans face long wait for services to return after cyclone

February 14, 2018

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Thousands of Tonga residents face a long wait for power and other services to be restored after a cyclone tore through the Pacific nation this week. more »»

US set to boost aid to Jordan despite Trump threats of cuts

February 14, 2018

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Despite repeated threats to punish countries that don't agree with U.S. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Cuban conductor's homemade wrestling competition

February 14, 2018

SANTIAGO, Cuba (AP) — Relatively small and short on resources, Cuba has long been an outsize power in amateur athletics, bringing back hundreds of Olympic and international medals in sports... more »»

South Africa's ruling party finally turns against Zuma

February 14, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's ruling party on Tuesday disowned President Jacob Zuma after sticking with him through years of scandals, ordering him to resign in an attempt to resolve a... more »»

Israel police recommend corruption charges against Netanyahu

February 14, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Tuesday recommended that Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on bribery and breach of trust charges in two corruption cases, dealing an embarrassing blow to the... more »»

'So proud': Parents' views on joint Korea hockey team evolve

February 14, 2018

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — When the Koreas suddenly began the push to form a joint Olympic team in women's hockey, angry parents of South Korean players considered public demonstrations agains... more »»

Reports of Russian deaths underscore dangers of Syria's war

February 14, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a scenario many feared in the fog of Syria's multi-front war: a confrontation in which U.S. more »»

Summit host yanks Venezuela's invitation over early election

February 14, 2018

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The host nation for a summit of Western Hemisphere leaders on Tuesday withdrew its invitation to Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro over his country's plan to hold an early... more »»

Guatemalan ex-president, Oxfam chief held in corruption case

February 14, 2018

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Prosecutors said Tuesday they have detained ex-President Alvaro Colom and nearly his entire former Cabinet, including the current chairman of Oxfam International, in a... more »»

Australian deputy prime minister under pressure to resign

February 14, 2018

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's deputy prime minister was under mounting pressure Wednesday to resign as his party's leader over revelations of a relationship with a former staffer. more »»

The AP Asks: What would South Koreans ask a North Korean?

February 14, 2018

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Koreas share a border, a culture and a language. But 70 years after they were separated, North and South are about as divided as divided get. more »»

'New generation of Nigerians' marks Olympic bobsled debut

February 14, 2018

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Growing up in St. Paul, Minnesota, Akuoma Omeoga was raised on Nigerian food, language and culture. more »»

 
 
 

 

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