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Officials: Taliban try to take Afghan city, kill at least 14

August 10, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban tried to overrun a provincial capital in Afghanistan early on Friday, hiding inside homes before slipping into city streets in the night to attack security... more »»

Rebuilding mosques priority for devout on quake-hit Lombok

August 10, 2018

TANJUNG, Indonesia (AP) — On Indonesia's earthquake-devastated Lombok island, people are reeling as they mourn more than 300 dead and sleep in makeshift shelters, but foremost in the minds of som... more »»

Indonesian president picks cleric as running mate in 2019

August 10, 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The battle lines for Indonesia's 2019 presidential election were drawn Friday as the incumbent Joko "Jokowi" Widodo formally registered as a candidate after choosing a... more »»

Ryanair pilots strike in Germany, 4 other countries

August 10, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — Ryanair pilots in several European countries staged a strike over work conditions on Friday that prompted the budget carrier to cancel 400 flights. more »»

Russian prime minister warns US against ramping up sanctions

August 10, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's prime minister sternly warned the United States on Friday against ramping up sanctions, saying that Moscow will retaliate with economic, political and unspecified "other"... more »»

Portugal, Spain get upper hand over major wildfires

August 10, 2018

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Authorities in Portugal say they have brought under control a major wildfire in the south of the country after a weeklong effort. more »»

Tense calm, cease-fire follows another Hamas-Israel flare-up

August 10, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Gaza's militant Islamic Hamas rulers and Israel appeared to be honoring a cease-fire Friday that ended two days of an intense flare-up in violence amid efforts by neighboring... more »»

South Korea: North Korean coal entered its ports illegally

August 10, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said a total of 35,000 tons of North Korean coal and pig iron worth $5.8 million illegally entered its ports last year, in possible violations of UN sanctions. more »»

Thousands in mosque standoff in China over demolition plan

August 10, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — Thousands of Muslims gathered at a mosque in northwestern China on Friday to protest its planned demolition in a rare, public pushback to the government's efforts to rewrite how... more »»

China set to begin demolishing mosque despite Hui protests

August 10, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in northwestern China were poised to begin demolition of a mosque Friday despite protests by hundreds of members of the country's Muslim Hui ethnic minority determined... more »»

Koreas prepare for summit as North asks US to ease sanctions

August 10, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The rival Koreas plan to hold high-level talks on Monday to prepare for a third summit between their leaders, as Pyongyang called on the United States to reciprocate its... more »»

Myanmar snubs Hague court's intervention in Rohingya crisis

August 10, 2018

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar sharply rejected an attempt by the International Criminal Court to consider the country's culpability for activities that caused 700,000 minority Rohingya Muslims t... more »»

Destructive Indonesian quake leaves injured waiting for help

August 10, 2018

KAYANGAN, Indonesia (AP) — Falling rubble instantly paralyzed Mary Andoni from the waist down when Indonesia was shaken by one of its deadliest earthquakes in years. more »»

Abortion activists vow to press fight despite Argentina loss

August 10, 2018

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Women's groups across Latin America vowed to keep fighting for a right to abortion despite the Argentine Senate's rejection of a bill early Thursday that would have... more »»

Yemen rebels say Saudi coalition airstrike in north kills 50

August 9, 2018

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels hit a bus driving in a busy market in northern Yemen on Thursday, killing least 50 people including children and... more »»

Pence outlines US Space Force plan for 'next battlefield'

August 9, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pointing to growing threats and competition from Russia and China, the White House on Thursday announced ambitious plans to create the U.S. more »»

France: 1,600 evacuated as flash floods threaten camp sites

August 9, 2018

PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of rescuers backed by helicopters evacuated about 1,600 people, most of them campers, in three regions of southern France where heavy rain caused flash flooding and... more »»

US judge halts deportation, threatens Sessions with contempt

August 9, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday halted a deportation in progress and threatened to hold Attorney General Jeff Sessions in contempt if the mother and daughter weren't returned to the... more »»

Hamas says Gaza cease-fire reached with Israel

August 9, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Gaza's Hamas rulers said late Thursday that a truce had been reached with Israel, ending an intense two-day burst of violence that had pushed the region closer to war. more »»

The Latest: Hamas says Gaza cease-fire reached

August 9, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on developments in Israel and the Palestinian territories (all times local):

11:42 p.m. more »»

 
 
 

 

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