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Libya says week of violence kills nearly 100

October 17, 2014

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan officials say nearly 100 people have been killed in fighting across Libya between Islamist-allied militias and their rivals over the past week. more »»

4 suspected Ebola cases in Spain test negative

October 17, 2014

MADRID (AP) — Four people suspected of having Ebola in Spain have tested negative in a first round of tests, the government said Friday. more »»

Image of Asia: A day for eradicating poverty

October 17, 2014

In this photo by Altaf Qadri, an Indian squatter smokes as others sleep on rented cots at a public park near Jama Masjid, or the Grand Mosque, in New Delhi. more »»

Nepal blizzard survivors were caught off-guard

October 17, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Survivors of deadly blizzards that swept through the Himalayas this week said they were caught off-guard when the weather changed quickly along high-altitude trekking route... more »»

Prosecutor wants 10 years in prison for Pistorius

October 17, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The devastating hollow-point bullets fired by Oscar Pistorius from his powerful handgun "ripped" through Reeva Steenkamp's body, the chief prosecutor said Friday at... more »»

Africa stems Ebola via border closings, luck

October 17, 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Health officials battling the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 4,500 people in West Africa have managed to limit its spread on the continent to five countries — and... more »»

Iraq imposes curfew in Ramadi, fearing militants

October 17, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Iraqi government imposed a curfew in the western city of Ramadi on Friday over fears that the Islamic State group might try to advance on the strategically important city. more »»

Ruling party ahead in Mozambique elections

October 17, 2014

MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — The ruling party candidate in the southern African country of Mozambique was leading in early returns from a presidential election this week, officials sai. more »»

Israel raises the dead with skyward cemetery

October 17, 2014

PETAH TIKVA, Israel (AP) — At first glance, the multi-tiered jungle of concrete off a major central Israeli highway does not appear unusual in this city of bland high-rises. more »»

Powerful Hurricane Gonzalo approaching Bermuda

October 17, 2014

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — Hurricane Gonzalo roared toward Bermuda as a powerful Category 4 storm early Friday amid warnings by forecasters that the British island territory would likely be hit wit... more »»

Europe signals progress on Ukraine

October 17, 2014

MILAN (AP) — European leaders and Russia signaled cautious optimism over a peace deal for Ukraine after a high-level meeting in Milan on Friday, but emphasized details still need to be worked out. more »»

Trial opens to judge ex-Khmer Rouge on genocide

October 17, 2014

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The first trial weighing charges of genocide against Cambodia's brutal 1970s Khmer Rouge regime opened Friday with a prosecutor saying it will show that Cambodians wer... more »»

Pakistan court upholds blasphemy death sentence

October 17, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court has upheld the death sentence of a Christian woman whose 2010 conviction for blasphemy led to the assassination of two politicians who supported her, a defense... more »»

Kobani key to US strategy against Islamic State

October 17, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dusty and remote, the Syrian city of Kobani has become an unlikely spoil in the war against Islamic State militants — and far more of a strategic prize than the United States... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Cemetery overcrowding around the world

October 17, 2014

Cemetery overcrowding is an issue that resonates around the world, particularly in its most cramped cities and among religions that forbid or discourage crematio. more »»

US monitors health care worker aboard cruise ship

October 17, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama administration officials say a Dallas health care worker who handled a lab specimen from an Ebola-infected man from Liberia who died of the disease is on a Caribbean cruis... more »»

Nepal blizzard, avalanche death toll rises to 29

October 17, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers widened their search Friday for trekkers stranded since a series of blizzards and avalanches battered the Himalayas in northern Nepal early this week leaving at... more »»

Indonesia's president elect meets rival

October 17, 2014

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's defeated presidential candidate met the winner and president-elect Jokowi Widodo on Friday for the first time since the bitterly contested polls in July, in ... more »»

Powerful Hurricane Gonzalo bearing down on Bermuda

October 17, 2014

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — A powerful Hurricane Gonzalo bore down on this tiny British territory early Friday, threatening to batter Bermuda with dangerous winds and life-threatening storm surge. more »»

Cambodian tribunal opens 1st genocide case

October 17, 2014

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A U.N. more »»

 
 
 

 

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