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The Latest: US says Syria truce on Aleppo soon to expire

May 5, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

10:05 p.m.

The United States says the truce in the Syrian city of Aleppo could expire in a couple of hours. more »»

The Latest: White House says Syria airstrike 'indefensible'

May 5, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

10 p.m.

The White House says an airstrike that killed at least 28 people in northwestern Syria is "indefensible. more »»

Israeli general touches raw nerve with Holocaust comments

May 5, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — In a reflection of the deep divisions plaguing Israel, a top general set off a controversy Thursday after appearing to liken the atmosphere in Israel to that of Nazi-era Germany... more »»

Amid political crisis, Iraqi PM calls for focus on IS fight

May 5, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister on Thursday called on the Iraqi people to prioritize the battle against the Islamic State group amid a deepening political crisis in the country. more »»

Turkish premier to step down, boosting president's position

May 5, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's prime minister announced Thursday that he will stand down, giving the country's increasingly authoritarian president free reign to appoint someone less likely to... more »»

Israel discovers new cross-border tunnel from Gaza Strip

May 5, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said it uncovered a new tunnel Thursday stretching from southern Gaza Strip into Israel and built by Palestinian militants seeking to stage attacks in Israel... more »»

4 people rescued 6 days after Kenyan building collapse

May 5, 2016

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Rescuers found four more survivors Thursday in the rubble of an apartment building that collapsed six days ago amid heavy rains in the Kenyan capital, raising hopes that mor... more »»

The Latest: Activists say 28 dead in hit on Syrian refugees

May 5, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

8:45 p.m. more »»

The Latest: 78 refugees rescued off Greece in 2 incidents

May 5, 2016

ROME (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to the wave of migration from the Middle East and elsewhere (all times local):

7:25 p.m. more »»

Iraq routed IS from Ramadi at a high cost: A city destroyed

May 5, 2016

RAMADI, Iraq (AP) — This is what victory looks like in the Iraqi city of Ramadi: In the once thriving Haji Ziad Square, not a single structure still stands. more »»

Global, local leaders vow hard work against temperature rise

May 5, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — International leaders and local officials on Thursday pledged to work hard to stem the rise of global temperatures by investing in public transportation and electric cars,... more »»

London could get first Muslim mayor in UK local elections

May 5, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Londoners cast votes Thursday in an election that could give the city its first Muslim mayor, while voters elsewhere in Britain were expected to punish the main opposition Labour... more »»

The Latest: Activists say deadly strike hits Syrian refugees

May 5, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

7:40 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Activist say deadly airstrike near Syria border

May 5, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

7:40 p.m. more »»

Alberta fire forces 3 more communities to evacuate

May 5, 2016

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — Raging wildfires in the Canadian province of Alberta have moved south, forcing three more communities to evacuate and an emergency operations center to move again —... more »»

Thousands pay homage to Holocaust victims in Auschwitz march

May 5, 2016

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Thousands of people from around the world, many draped in Israeli flags, paid homage to the victims of the Holocaust on Thursday with a somber march from the barracks of... more »»

The Latest: Fierce battle for Syrian village south of Aleppo

May 5, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

7:10 p.m. more »»

Pregnant woman rescued 6 days after Kenyan building collapse

May 5, 2016

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A pregnant woman was rescued Thursday after being trapped for six days in a collapsed apartment building in the Kenyan capital, the second survivor found this week in the... more »»

Turkish prime minister announces decision to step down

May 5, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced his resignation on Thursday, paving the way for the country's president to pursue a tighter grip on power. more »»

The Latest: Russian conductor leads Palmyra concert in Syria

May 5, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

6:30 p.m.

Renowned Russian conductor Valery Gergiev has led the Mariinsky orchestra from St. more »»

 
 
 

 

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