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Iraq premier: Troops in center of Islamic State-held Tikrit

March 31, 2015

TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces battled Islamic State militants Tuesday holed up in downtown Tikrit as the country's prime minister announced security forces reached the city's cente. more »»

Iraq: Suicide blast hits bus with Iranian pilgrims, kills 10

March 31, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber targeted a bus carrying Iranian Shiite pilgrims north of Baghdad on Tuesday, killing 10 people, including seven Iranians, according to Iraqi official. more »»

Unease about immigration at core of UK election campaign

March 31, 2015

BOSTON, England (AP) — Boston is a typical English town — ancient church, traditional shops, Polish supermarkets, Baltic bakeries. more »»

Image of Asia: Drying chili peppers under the Cambodian sun

March 31, 2015

In this photo by Heng Sinith, a woman dries chili pepper on the ground near the Mekong River in Cambodia, where the three-month harvest season started in February. more »»

French eye cockpit entry, psychological screening rules

March 31, 2015

PARIS (AP) — French aviation investigators said Tuesday they will examine "systemic weaknesses" like cockpit entry rules and psychological screening procedures that could have led to the... more »»

UN, Red Cross alarmed over Yemen casualties in airstrikes

March 31, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The U.N. more »»

New research says Anne Frank likely died a month earlier

March 31, 2015

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Teenage Jewish diarist Anne Frank likely died of typhus in a Nazi concentration camp about a month earlier than previously thought, the Amsterdam museum that honors... more »»

Thai leader moves to lift martial law, impose absolute power

March 31, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's military-installed prime minister said Tuesday he plans to lift martial law 10 months after staging a coup, but will invoke a special security measure that critics say i... more »»

Eurozone deflation eases, unemployment at near 3-year low

March 31, 2015

LONDON (AP) — The 19-country eurozone isn't going to be the driving force of the global economy anytime soon, but it's increasingly evident that its numbers are heading the right way. more »»

Activists: Syria attacks militant-held Idlib, killing 14

March 31, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces fired surface-to-surface missiles and conducted airstrikes on the northwestern city of Idlib days after it was seized by Islamic militants, killing more tha... more »»

US leads pledges with $507 million at Syria donor conference

March 31, 2015

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — The United States pledged $507 million in humanitarian aid at an international donors' conference for Syria on Tuesday as the United Nations issued an appeal for $. more »»

Saudi-led forces pound Yemen Shiite rebels as Iran sends aid

March 31, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi-led coalition warplanes pounded Yemen's Shiite rebels for a sixth day on Tuesday, destroying missiles and weapons depots and for the first time using warships to bomb th... more »»

Officials: Iran nuke talks to continue in new phase

March 31, 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Wrapping up six days of marathon nuclear talks with mixed results, Iran and six world powers prepared Tuesday to issue a general statement agreeing to continue... more »»

Lavrov headed back to Iran talks, prospects 'good'

March 31, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says he is returning to the Iran talks, and says prospects for reaching agreement on a framework accord are "good. more »»

Lufthansa insurers set aside $300 million over Alps crash

March 31, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Lufthansa says its insurers are setting aside $300 million to deal with possible costs resulting from last week's crash of a Germanwings jet in the French Alps, in which 150 people... more »»

Official: Iran nuke talks to continue in new phase

March 31, 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Officials say that Iran and six world powers are close to ending the latest round of nuclear talks with a statement that lacks specifics accompanied by documents... more »»

AP PHOTOS: For Israeli teens, military is rite of passage

March 31, 2015

YAKUM, Israel (AP) — Israeli high school seniors have more on their minds than prom and final exams. more »»

Despondent Gazans return to destroyed homes

March 31, 2015

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Despondent over the slow pace of post-war reconstruction, displaced Gazans have begun to return to their damaged homes, patching up the structures with cinder blocks... more »»

German co-pilot was once treated for suicidal tendencies

March 31, 2015

DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) — How could someone once diagnosed with suicidal tendencies get a job as a commercial pilot, entrusted with the lives of hundreds of people? That's the question being... more »»

Cliffhanger in early returns from Nigeria presidential vote

March 31, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — In a cliffhanger of an election, early returns Monday night from half the states showed Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari... more »»

 
 
 

 

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