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Pakistani Sikhs open temple after 73 years, risking attacks

April 27, 2016

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — An armed policeman stood guard outside the 300-year-old Sikh temple, known as a gurdwara, in northwest Pakistan. more »»

New plainclothes morality police prompt criticism in Iran

April 27, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Tehran resident Sousan Heidari has stopped letting her headscarf slip casually down over her neck and shoulders while driving in the Iranian capital. more »»

UN office 'concerned' over Mexico missing students case

April 27, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A U.N. more »»

N. Korea's ruling party sets May 6 for start of convention

April 27, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it will open its biggest political convention in decades in Pyongyang on May 6. more »»

Cape Verde: Disgruntled soldier suspected of killing 11

April 26, 2016

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A disgruntled soldier is suspected of gunning down eight other soldiers and three civilians Tuesday at a military barracks in Cape Verde, the West African country's... more »»

NTSB: Search crews find El Faro's missing data recorder

April 26, 2016

Search crews on Tuesday found the missing data recorder of the sunken freighter El Faro, which went down in 15,000 feet of water last year after getting caught in Hurricane Joaquin. more »»

Spain heads to new election after talks fail to form govt

April 26, 2016

MADRID (AP) — Spain's King Felipe VI decided Tuesday that none of the country's political parties has enough support to form a government, setting the stage for an unprecedented repeat election i... more »»

Jury blames police, clears fans in 1989 soccer disaster

April 26, 2016

WARRINGTON, England (AP) — The families of 96 Liverpool soccer fans who were crushed to death at a crowded stadium in 1989 declared they had finally won justice Tuesday after a jury found that... more »»

AP Interview: Saudi prince unveils plans to welcome tourists

April 26, 2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia has plans to issue select visas to welcome tens of thousands of tourists a year as part of a sweeping national reform plan aimed at showcasing the... more »»

South Sudan rebel leader returns to the capital

April 26, 2016

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar returned to the capital Juba on Tuesday afternoon, to become vice president and to try to end the civil war that in two and a half... more »»

Memories painful on Chernobyl's 30th anniversary

April 26, 2016

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — As Ukraine and Belarus on Tuesday marked the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident with solemn words and an angry protest, some of the men who were sent to the... more »»

Third wave of migrants returned to Turkey from Greece

April 26, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Dozens of migrants arrived in Turkey on Tuesday, Turkish officials said, as part of a migration deal with the European Union meant to stem the flow of people heading to Europe's... more »»

Turkish official: US deploying rocket launchers near Syria

April 26, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — The United States will deploy a rocket launcher system in southeastern Turkey across the border from Syria, officials said Tuesday.

U.S. Maj. Gen. more »»

The Latest: Olympic flame stops at UN camp in Athens

April 26, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):

8:15 p.m. more »»

Investigators: Explosion in Armenia's capital not terror act

April 26, 2016

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — An explosion that devastated a bus in Armenia's capital, killing two people and injuring seven, was not the result of a terrorist attack, the country's investigative... more »»

Geneva unbending on Turkish effort to quash photo in exhibit

April 26, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — Geneva officials have rejected Turkish efforts to remove from a city exhibit a photograph accusing Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of ordering the killing of a teenage... more »»

Iraqi parliament approves partial Cabinet reshuffle

April 26, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's parliament approved a partial Cabinet reshuffle proposed by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Tuesday, bowing to mounting public pressure for reform, including mass protests... more »»

France's 'horror dentist' sentenced to 8 years for assault

April 26, 2016

NEVERS, France (AP) — In the space of one hour in March 2012, Sylviane Boulesteix's dentist had wrenched eight front teeth from her mouth and replaced them with ill-fitting dentures. more »»

Options narrow for ex-CIA agent's fight against extradition

April 26, 2016

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A former CIA operative has one last chance to avoid being extradited from Portugal to Italy to serve a prison sentence for her part in the U.S. more »»

Israel silencing detained Palestinian journalist, says wife

April 26, 2016

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The wife of a detained Palestinian journalist said Tuesday that Israel is trying to silence him. more »»

 
 

 

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