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Activists: Syrian airstrikes in north kill 25

April 24, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government airstrikes struck a vegetable market in a northern rebel-held town Thursday, killing at least 25 people and wounding scores of others, opposition activists said. more »»

Spanish economic growth seen fastest since 2008

April 24, 2014

MADRID (AP) — Spain's economy expanded by 0. more »»

Obama rejects notion that trade deal is in danger

April 24, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — As trade negotiators struggled to overcome their differences, President Barack Obama on Thursday rejected suggestions that an Asia-Pacific trade deal is in danger and urged the U.S. more »»

South Sudan president fires longtime army leader

April 24, 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The removal of South Sudan's military chief of staff — who comes from the same ethnic group as rebels fighting the government — further freezes a powerful minority out of to... more »»

Russia to hold new military exercises in southwest

April 24, 2014

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russia's defense minister has announced new military exercises in Russia's south and west in reaction to the mounting unrest in eastern Ukrain. more »»

Everest climbing season in disarray after deaths

April 24, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's attempts to salvage the Mount Everest climbing season fell flat Thursday as major expedition companies canceled their climbs and many Sherpas quit the mountain afte... more »»

Kate shows off new royal style in Down Under tour

April 24, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Kate's dilemma: What to pack for a two-week trip, when your itinerary includes everything from state receptions and church services to toddler playdates and cricket games?

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Families of ferry's lost confront SKorea officials

April 24, 2014

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — Angry relatives of some of the more than 130 people still missing from the sinking of the ferry Sewol surrounded the fisheries minister and the coast guard chief... more »»

Clashes in east Ukraine leave at least 2 dead

April 24, 2014

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian government troops moved against pro-Russia forces in the east of the country on Thursday and killed at least two of them in clashes at checkpoints manned by th... more »»

Clash in east Ukraine leave at least 2 dead

April 24, 2014

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian government troops moved against pro-Russia forces in the east of the country on Thursday and killed at least two of them in clashes at checkpoints manned by th... more »»

Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

April 24, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan security guard opened fire on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital on Thursday morning, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. more »»

Tiny Pacific nation sues 9 nuclear-armed powers

April 24, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The tiny Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands is taking on the United States and the world's eight other nuclear-armed nations with an unprecedented lawsuit demanding that they... more »»

1 year after factory collapse, Bangladeshis suffer

April 24, 2014

SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — One year after the Rana Plaza garment factory collapsed in a pile of concrete slabs and twisted metal, Bangladeshi seamstress Shefali says she would rather starve to deat... more »»

Bloodied shirt, unwashed fork: JPII relics abound

April 24, 2014

ROME (AP) — Inside a chapel on the edge of Rome, a nun uses a key to open a wooden wall panel, revealing a hidden niche. more »»

Suicide attack in Iraq kills at least 11 people

April 24, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a police checkpoint south of Baghdad on Thursday morning, killing at least 11 people, officials said, the latest episode in an... more »»

Crusades fought, eBay bids sought for relics

April 24, 2014

ROME (AP) — Wars have been fought to obtain them. Medieval monks and modern-day bandits have pilfered them. more »»

China splurging on military as US pulls back

April 24, 2014

QINGDAO, China (AP) — China's navy commissioned 17 new warships last year, the most of any nation. more »»

Bomb kills 4 in Pakistan; airstrikes hit militants

April 24, 2014

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A bombing in southern Pakistan killed a police officer known for his anti-militant campaigns and three other people on Thursday while army officials said the Pakistani ai... more »»

Arab-Israeli women break ground on pro soccer team

April 24, 2014

PETAH TIKVA, Israel (AP) — When the Israeli women's soccer team Hapoel Petah Tikva lost a number of its players to Israel's national team ahead of World Cup qualifiers, founder Rafi Subra made a... more »»

EU, post-Soviet republics meet on partnership plan

April 24, 2014

PRAGUE (AP) — Amid Ukraine's deepening crisis, the presidents of post-Soviet republics and EU member states are gathering in Prague to save a project to boost their ties. more »»

 
 

 

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