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The Latest: Death toll rises to 278 in Italian earthquake

August 26, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in Italy (all times local):

6:40 p.m. more »»

The Latest: 8 Romanians dead, 21 missing in Italian quake

August 26, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in Italy (all times local):

5:45 p.m. more »»

Officials: Striking miners kill deputy minister in Bolivia

August 26, 2016

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Striking Bolivian miners kidnapped and beat to death the country's deputy interior minister in a shocking spasm of violence following weeks of tension over dwindling... more »»

Hungarian PM Orban urges EU to build an army of its own

August 26, 2016

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hungary's prime minister urged the European Union on Friday to make security a priority and build an army of its ow. more »»

The Latest: Erdogan, Putin agree to 'speed up' aid to Aleppo

August 26, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria's civil war (all times local):

5:30 p.. more »»

The Latest: 1st funeral takes place for Italy quake victims

August 26, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in Italy (all times local):

4:15 p.m.

The first funeral has been held for a victim of Italy's devastating earthquake. more »»

Top French court rules Burkini bans violate basic freedoms

August 26, 2016

PARIS (AP) — France's top administrative court overturned a ban on burkinis in a Mediterranean town, in a decision Friday that should set legal precedent regarding a swimsuit crackdown that has... more »»

Rebels, civilians evacuating long-besieged Damascus suburb

August 26, 2016

DARAYA, Syria (AP) — Syrian rebels and their families began evacuating a long-besieged Damascus suburb Friday as part of an agreement reached with the government following four years of grueling... more »»

Kurdish militants claim deadly car bomb attack in Turkey

August 26, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Kurdish suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden truck into a checkpoint near a police station Friday in southeast Turkey, killing at least 11 police officers and woundin... more »»

The Latest: 3 British citizens among the dead in Italy quake

August 26, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in Italy (all times local):

3:10 p.m.

British authorities say they are offering support to the families of three U.K. more »»

Quake damaged roads threaten access to Italy town

August 26, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Strong aftershocks damaged two key access roads into quake-struck Amatrice on Friday, threatening to isolate the tiny hilltop town as hopes dimmed that firefighters would... more »»

Rights group urges Russia to release Crimean Tatar leader

August 26, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — An international rights group on Friday urged Russia to release Crimean Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov, who has been sent to a psychiatric hospital. more »»

Saudi-led airstrikes reportedly kill 11 civilians in Yemen

August 26, 2016

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Airstrikes by a Saudi-led coalition in northern Yemen killed 11 civilians, including women and children, Yemen's rebel-run news agency said Friday. more »»

Philippine rebels agree to indefinite cease-fire

August 26, 2016

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Philippine communist rebels announced an indefinite cease-fire Friday in peace talks aimed at ending one of Asia's longest-running insurgencies. more »»

Brewer AB Inbev to cut thousands of jobs in takeover deal

August 26, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — The world's largest brewer, AB Inbev, expects to cut about 3 percent of its total workforce — equivalent to thousands of jobs — once it completes its huge takeover of its closest... more »»

Rebels, civilians to evacuate long-besieged Damascus suburb

August 26, 2016

DARAYA, Syria (AP) — Buses, ambulances and trucks lined up at the entrance of a long-blockaded Damascus suburb on Friday to evacuate rebels and civilians under a deal struck between the Syrian... more »»

Japan PM in Kenya to launch summit on African development

August 26, 2016

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has arrived in Kenya to launch the Tokyo International Summit on African Development which 35 heads of state are expected to attend. more »»

Turkish PM vows to continue Syria military operations

August 26, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Turkish prime minister vows to continue military operations in Syria until there's no "terror" threat to Turkey from the war-torn neighbor. more »»

Top French court to rule on legality of burkini bans

August 26, 2016

PARIS (AP) — France's highest administrative court is considering whether it's legal for towns to ban body-covering burkini swimsuits, which have become a symbol of tensions around the place of... more »»

Strong aftershocks rattle devastated Italian earthquake zone

August 26, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Strong aftershocks rattled central Italy and shut down a key route into the hard-hit town of Amatrice on Friday as hopes dimmed that firefighters would find any more... more »»

 
 

 

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