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Taliban appoint military chief as the new leader settles in

August 30, 2016

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban have appointed a new military chief as the insurgents try to gain more ground in Afghanistan rather than talk peace under a new leadership, Taliban officials said in... more »»

Kerry in India for strategic, commercial talks

August 30, 2016

NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. more »»

State funeral in Amatrice to honor 37 quake victims

August 30, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Construction crews worked through the night to build a tent complex to host an Italian state funeral Tuesday in quake-devastated Amatrice after outraged residents rejected... more »»

Taliban appoint new military chief as new leader settles in

August 30, 2016

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban have appointed a new military chief as the insurgents try to gain ground rather than talk peace under a new leadership, Taliban officials said in telephone interviews... more »»

Good boy! Dogs know what you're saying, study suggests

August 30, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists have found evidence to support what many dog owners have long believed: man's best friend really does understand some of what we're saying. more »»

France wants halt to 'imbalanced' EU-US trade deal talks

August 30, 2016

PARIS (AP) — The French government wants the European Union to end talks with the U.S. on forging a sweeping trade deal that it sees as too friendly to U.S. businesses. more »»

Iran releases jailed Texas graduate student

August 30, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian authorities have released a man jailed while home from his graduate studies in Texas after nearly five years, state media reported Tuesday. more »»

3 hurt as suicide bomber hits Chinese Embassy in Kyrgyzstan

August 30, 2016

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — A suspected suicide bomber on Tuesday crashed a car through the entrance of the Chinese Embassy in the Kyrgyzstan capital of Bishkek, detonating a bomb that killed the... more »»

Hundreds arrested during London's Notting Hill Carnival

August 30, 2016

LONDON (AP) — London police say they've made 454 arrests during the two-day Notting Hill Carnival as stabbings and drug offenses mar the Caribbean-inspired street party. more »»

HRW: Iraqi militias recruiting children ahead of Mosul push

August 30, 2016

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi militias are recruiting children from camps for civilians displaced by conflict ahead of the long-awaited operation to retake militant-held Mosul, according to a report... more »»

German EU commissioner 'wouldn't bet big money on Brexit'

August 30, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's European Union commissioner says public opinion in Britain could shift against leaving the bloc if the economy worsens as a result of the country's decision to exit. more »»

Brazil's Rousseff defends self ahead of Senate's ouster vote

August 30, 2016

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — On what could prove to be her last day as Brazil's president, Dilma Rousseff mounted a forceful defense of her time leading Latin America's most populous nation, warning... more »»

Brazil's president proclaims innocence at impeachment trial

August 30, 2016

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — In a 14-hour session that was less electric than expected, Brazil's suspended president proclaimed her innocence at her impeachment trial Monday, branding her vice... more »»

Human Rights Watch: Palestinians abuse media, activists

August 30, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian authorities are silencing dissent by cracking down on free speech and abusing local journalists and activists critical of their policies, a leading international huma... more »»

Mexico's top police chief out after execution allegations

August 29, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's president dismissed the chief of the federal police force Monday, less than two weeks after the country's human rights commission released a scathing report alleging... more »»

Obama to juggle security, climate, rights on final Asia trip

August 29, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama faces thorny talks about the fight against the Islamic State group, climate change and human rights when he sets off this week across the Pacific for an... more »»

US urges halt to Turkish, Kurdish clashes in northern Syria

August 29, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The U.S. on Monday urged Turkish troops and Kurdish forces in northern Syria to halt their fighting, saying it hinders efforts to defeat the Islamic State grou. more »»

In Brazil Senate, Rousseff proclaims innocence, blasts VP

August 29, 2016

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff proclaimed her innocence on Monday, branding her vice president a "usurper" and warning senators that history would judge them harshly i... more »»

European ships rescue thousands of migrants off Libyan coast

August 29, 2016

OFF THE COAST OF LIBYA (AP) — Italian naval ships and vessels from non-government groups rescued thousands of migrants off the Libyan coast on Monday, the latest surge in desperate attempts to... more »»

 
 
 

 

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