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Venezuela crackdown stuns once-welcomed Colombian migrants

August 28, 2015

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Leidy Echeverri fled the Colombian countryside six years ago with her toddler in tow after a paramilitary group threatened her husband's life. more »»

Guatemalan prosecutors urge president to resign amid scandal

August 28, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Pressure grew Thursday on Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina to resign as business and government offices closed, protesters marched by the thousands and the attorney... more »»

Guatemalan prosecutors urge president to resign amid scandal

August 27, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Pressure grew Thursday on Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina to resign as business and government offices closed, protesters marched by the thousands and the attorney... more »»

4 killed in Dominica as Tropical Storm Erika hits island

August 27, 2015

ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Streets across Dominica turned into fast-flowing rivers that swept up cars as Tropical Storm Erika pummeled the eastern Caribbean island, unleashing landslides and killing... more »»

Dead migrants found in abandoned truck near Austrian capital

August 27, 2015

VIENNA (AP) — As regional leaders met Thursday to tackle Europe's refugee crisis, a gruesome discovery unfolded a short drive from the Austrian capital: An abandoned truck was found with at least... more »»

Venezuela crackdown stuns once-welcomed Colombian migrants

August 27, 2015

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Leidy Echeverri fled the Colombian countryside six years ago with her toddler in tow after a paramilitary group threatened her husband's life. more »»

Greece appoints 1st female prime minister ahead of snap poll

August 27, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's first female prime minister, a top judge, was sworn in Thursday to head a caretaker government ahead of early elections next month in the bailout-dependent country. more »»

French police dismantle Roma camp on Paris outskirts

August 27, 2015

LA COURNEUVE, France (AP) — Police, working swiftly in the pouring rain, cleared out one of France's biggest and oldest Roma camps on Thursday, dismantling a sprawling network of makeshift... more »»

Jewish settlers take over homes in Arab part of Jerusalem

August 27, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Ultra-nationalist Israelis took over a four-story building in the heart of an Arab neighborhood in east Jerusalem on Thursday, raising fears of fresh violence in the tense area. more »»

Greece moves closer to announcement of early election date

August 27, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's first female prime minister, a top judge, was sworn in Thursday to head a caretaker government ahead of early elections next month in the bailout-dependent country. more »»

Record migrant flow reported on Hungary's razor-wire border

August 27, 2015

ROSZKE, Hungary (AP) — Hungary deployed police reinforcements to rein in an unrelenting flow of migrants across its porous border Thursday, but refugee activists said the effort appeared futile i... more »»

Yemen says no talks with rebels until they lay down arms

August 27, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — The Yemeni government is not negotiating with Shiite Houthi rebels who control the capital and much of the north, and demands that they lay down their arms, Foreign Minister Riad... more »»

Austria finds 20, maybe up to 50, migrants dead in truck

August 27, 2015

PARNDORF, Austria (AP) — Austrian police on Thursday discovered the decomposing bodies of at least 20 — and possibly up to 50 — migrants stacked in a truck parked on the shoulder of the main... more »»

A look at the latest developments in Europe's migrant crisis

August 27, 2015

Record numbers of migrants fleeing violence and poverty in countries such as Syria, Afghanistan and Eritrea are trying to reach Europe this year, despite the risks of perilous sea crossings and... more »»

South African prototype may solve solar power problem

August 27, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — By thinking small, a group of South African scientists may have pioneered solar technology that has stumped Internet giant Google. more »»

South Sudan rebels urge president to respect pact

August 27, 2015

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — A spokesman for South Sudan rebels said Thursday the president's reservations about a peace deal he signed a day earlier signal "a lack of commitment" to peace, and a... more »»

Argentine mom hopes pope will help get son off death row

August 27, 2015

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — When Lidia Guerrero met with Pope Francis in Rome last year, the Argentine native told her he knew all about Guerrero's son, who has been on death row in Texas for... more »»

Monaco seeks forgiveness for deporting Jews during WWII

August 27, 2015

MONACO (AP) — In an unprecedented gesture of repentance, Monaco's Prince Albert II apologized Thursday for his country's role in deporting Jews to Nazi camps — seven decades after police rounded... more »»

IS suicide bombing kills 2 Iraqi army generals in Anbar

August 27, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — An Islamic State suicide bomber killed two Iraqi army generals on Thursday as they led forces against IS positions in the turbulent Anbar province west of Baghdad, military... more »»

What killed Knut? Riddle of polar bear's death solved

August 27, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — The sudden death four years ago of Knut, the celebrity Berlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fans around the world and posed a riddle for... more »»

 
 
 

 

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