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Libya sends special envoy to talk with EU about migrant plan

May 19, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Libya said Tuesday it has sent a special envoy to speak with the European Union about the EU's proposed military operation to destroy the boats of migrant smugglers who... more »»

Algerian army kills 21 extremists who planned to hit capital

May 19, 2015

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian army troops killed 21 armed Islamic extremists who were meeting Tuesday in a forest to plan attacks on the country's capital, a ranking gendarmerie official said. more »»

Iraq struggles with sectarian politics after Ramadi fall

May 19, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — As it moves to try to reverse the stunning loss of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's largest Sunni province, the Shiite-led government is hamstrung by the sectarian politics it has... more »»

Russians captured in Ukraine send messages back home

May 19, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Lonely and hurting, two men lie in narrow beds in a Kiev hospital as controversy swirls around them. more »»

White House issues veto threat to trade currency measure

May 19, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama would veto trade negotiation authority if it contains a provision that would punish countries that undervalue their currency. more »»

Turkish singer shot in latest high-profile attack on a woman

May 19, 2015

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish authorities have charged an ex-boyfriend in the shooting of a young female talent show singer in southeast Turkey — the latest high-profile attack on a woman in Turkey,... more »»

UN lowers global economic growth estimate amid modest pace

May 19, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations is lowering its growth estimate for the global economy this year, saying its previous forecast of 3.1 percent growth in 2015 is now more likely to be 2. more »»

Yemen's capital sees heaviest airstrikes since truce expired

May 19, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition on Tuesday carried out the heaviest airstrikes on the Yemeni capital since a five-day truce with Yemen's Shiite rebels expired earlier this week,... more »»

Scotland Yard arrests 9 in major London jewel heist

May 19, 2015

LONDON (AP) — With meticulous planning and remarkable good fortune, the thieves who broke into a safe deposit in London's diamond district seemed to have pulled off the perfect jewel heist. more »»

Remains of all 150 Germanwings crash victims are identified

May 19, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The remains of all 150 victims of the Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps will be turned over to their families for burial now that investigators have completed the process of... more »»

Experts: EU plan to tackle migrant trafficking is dangerous

May 19, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — Experts say the European Union's plan to disrupt the business of human traffickers and destroy their boats in the Mediterranean is a short-term deterrent that is likely to be... more »»

South Africa has new sensational murder case

May 19, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — "There was nothing in life I could do without Jayde by my side," the South African businessman said in his eulogy to his murdered wife. more »»

Survivors stunned by loss in Colombian town hit by flood

May 19, 2015

SALGAR, Colombia (AP) — Hector Raul Henao weeps as he surveys the barren landscape of mud and uprooted trees that for years was a vibrant community of small coffee farmers. more »»

UK's Prince Charles meets Sinn Fein in Ireland for 1st time

May 19, 2015

DUBLIN (AP) — Prince Charles offered a historic handshake Tuesday to Gerry Adams, longtime leader of the Irish nationalist Sinn Fein party and reputedly an Irish Republican Army commander when th... more »»

Suicide bomber kills 8, wounds 14 at NE Nigerian market

May 19, 2015

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — A suicide bomber attacked a rural market in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, killing eight people and wounding at least 14, witnesses said. They blamed Boko Haram extremists. more »»

Poehler, Kaling get emotional in Pixar's 'Inside Out'

May 19, 2015

CANNES, France (AP) — Amy Poehler and Mindy Kaling get a little emotional in Pixar's animated feature "Inside Out. more »»

AP Interview: Georgia's leader warns of Russian expansion

May 19, 2015

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Russia is poised to use its armed forces to expand further into former Soviet states, Georgia's president said Tuesday, calling on the West never to accept any Russian... more »»

Taliban suicide car bombing in Afghan capital kills 4 people

May 19, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A large suicide car bombing struck downtown Kabul on Tuesday afternoon, apparently targeting justice ministry employees and killing four people, an Afghan official said. more »»

Pakistan raids software company said to market fake degrees

May 19, 2015

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani federal investigators on Tuesday raided multiple offices of a software company after a report in The New York Times said it made millions of dollars marketing... more »»

Amnesty International warns over torture practice in Morocco

May 19, 2015

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Moroccan authorities still use torture widely despite a ban on the practice, the Amnesty International rights group said in a report Tuesday documenting the abuse. more »»

 
 
 

 

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