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Seoul footing record tab for North Korea at 2018 Olympics

February 16, 2018

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — How much was it worth to Seoul for hundreds of North Koreans to attend the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics? Try $2.5 million. more »»

Civilians have no place to run as Turkey offensive drags on

February 16, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — One-month-old Heyim Hassan was receiving treatment for a chest infection in the Afrin general hospital in northern Syria when a shell landed a few meters (feet) away. more »»

Ancient beard traditions shape the face of modern Jerusalem

February 16, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Facial hair is trendy worldwide these days, but in Jerusalem beards have never gone out of style, projecting religious mysticism, nationalism and ideals of masculinity. more »»

Afghans submitted 1.17 million war crimes claims to court

February 16, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Since the International Criminal Court began collecting material three months ago for a possible war crimes case involving Afghanistan, it has gotten a staggering 1. more »»

3 independents poised to shake up Mexico's presidential race

February 16, 2018

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The bronco, the jaguar, and the former first lady: These three outsiders appear destined for Mexico's July 1 ballot as the first independent candidates to seek the presidency i... more »»

AP Interview: Putin foe Khodorkovsky doesn't want presidency

February 16, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Russian oligarch-turned-dissident Mikhail Khodorkovsky says he's not interested in replacing Vladimir Putin as president — but he might line up behind TV star Ksenia Sobchak in next... more »»

Australian leaders open hostile rift over office affair

February 16, 2018

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister and his deputy have criticized each other in an open and hostile rift over politically damaging revelations that the deputy is expecting a... more »»

Sweet Distraction? North Korea's feminine touch at Olympics

February 16, 2018

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — To pour on the charm at the Pyeongchang Olympics, North Korea has turned to ball-gown clad singers, pompom-waving cheerleaders and two of its most influential women. more »»

Myanmar government under Suu Kyi cracks down on journalists

February 16, 2018

BANGKOK (AP) — When five Myanmar journalists were sentenced to decadelong prison terms for reporting the alleged existence of a military-run chemical weapons factory in Myanmar a few years ago,... more »»

US says detainee studied in Louisiana, became IS fighter

February 15, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — He was an unruly college student in Louisiana where he mixed booze and gambling with classes on electrical engineerin. more »»

Borneo's orangutan population plunged by 100,000 since 1999

February 15, 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The most comprehensive study of Borneo's orangutans estimates their numbers have plummeted by more than 100,000 since 1999, as the palm oil and paper industries shrink... more »»

Russian mother grieves for son killed by US strike in Syria

February 15, 2018

KEDROVOYE, Russia (AP) — For Russian mother Farkhanur Gavrilova, the blow came a week ago when an acquaintance called her to say that her son was killed in a U.S. more »»

Court received 1.17 million war crimes claims from Afghans

February 15, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Since the International Criminal Court began collecting material three months ago for a possible war crimes case involving Afghanistan, it has gotten a staggering 1. more »»

'3 Billboards' protest in London for high-rise fire victims

February 15, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Activists for victims of a deadly London high-rise fire have taken inspiration from an Academy Award-nominated film to press for more action by police. more »»

Tense times in US-Turkey relations as officials huddle

February 15, 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — The specter of a U.S. more »»

The Latest: Tillerson: Kurds never got heavy weapons from US

February 15, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Lebanon (all times local):

3:55 p.m.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the U.S. more »»

South African limbo ends with new president, Cyril Ramaphosa

February 15, 2018

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Cyril Ramaphosa became South Africa's president with a message of clean government and inclusiveness on Thursday, stirring the hopes of many South Africans that he... more »»

English ex-soccer coach convicted of 43 sex-abuse charges

February 15, 2018

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Barry Bennell shook his head and muttered to himself as the final guilty verdicts were read out, seemingly unrepentant until the end. more »»

The Latest: UN says Syria envoy overstated fatalities

February 15, 2018

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local):

8:10 p.m.

The United Nations says the U.N. more »»

 
 
 

 

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