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Yemeni journalist denied entry to US to receive press award

October 22, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — A Yemeni journalist has been denied a visa to the United States where she is set to receive a press award, said the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalist. more »»

World Health Organization revokes appointment of Mugabe

October 22, 2017

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization revoked his appointment of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe as a "goodwill ambassador" on Sunday after the choice drew widespread... more »»

Kenya's leader urges peace ahead of vote as tensions rise

October 22, 2017

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — President Uhuru Kenyatta urged Kenyans to remain peaceful ahead of Thursday's fresh presidential election, while a witness said police shot and wounded at least one person... more »»

Russian opposition leader Navalny leaves jail, goes to rally

October 22, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — Alexei Navalny, Russia's most prominent opposition figure, was released from jail Sunday after serving a 20-day sentence for calling an unauthorized demonstration. more »»

Egypt's el-Sissi vows to quash terrorism after police ambush

October 22, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — In his first remarks after a deadly attack on the country's police force, Egypt's president vowed on Sunday to press ahead with the country's war against terrorism, secure its border... more »»

Letter penned a day before Titanic sank sold at UK auction

October 22, 2017

LONDON (AP) — A letter written by one of the Titanic's passengers a day before the ocean liner sank has sold for 126,000 pounds ($166,000) at an auction in England. more »»

Ethiopia: 11 killed in continued violence in restive region

October 22, 2017

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Eleven people have been killed in clashes in Ethiopia's restive Oromia region as the country continues to experience anti-government protests that at times lead to... more »»

Bavarian town honors horses' patron saint in procession

October 22, 2017

WARNGAU, Germany (AP) — Townspeople and farmers in the small Bavarian town of Warngau have donned traditional costumes for their annual procession in horse-drawn carriages to a local church in... more »»

African rhino injures poacher in rare reversal of fortunes

October 22, 2017

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A rhino turned the tables on a suspected poacher in Namibia, charging and injuring the man while he was allegedly tracking it. more »»

Japan votes for lower house; Abe's party seen headed for win

October 22, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese are voting in a general election that will most likely hand Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition a majority in parliament. more »»

Japan election: How deep is support for Prime Minister Abe?

October 22, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — An expected victory for Japan's ruling coalition in national elections Sunday may overstate public support for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Liberal-Democratic Party. more »»

Spanish PM aims to take over Catalan govt; residents aghast

October 21, 2017

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain announced an unprecedented plan Saturday to sack Catalonia's separatist leaders, install its own people in their place and call a new local election, using previousl... more »»

The Latest: Catalan leader urges strong response to Spain

October 21, 2017

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on Catalonia's effort to break away from Spain and the Spanish government's response (all times local):

9:40 p.. more »»

Populist billionaire's party wins big in Czech Republic

October 21, 2017

PRAGUE (AP) — The centrist ANO movement led by populist Andrej Babis decisively won the Czech Republic's parliamentary election Saturday in a vote that shifted the country to the right and paved... more »»

The Latest: Canada PM 1st thought Mugabe post was 'bad joke'

October 21, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's leader as "goodwill ambassador" for the World Health Organization (all times local):

10:05 p.m. more »»

UK paper sorry for airbrushing out Solange Knowles's braids

October 21, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Evening Standard newspaper has apologized to Solange Knowles for digitally altering an image of the singer on the cover of its magazine. more »»

WHO chief now 'rethinking' Mugabe 'goodwill ambassador' post

October 21, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — After widespread shock and condemnation, the head of the World Health Organization said Saturday he is "rethinking" his appointment of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe as a "goodwil... more »»

54 Egyptian police killed in ambush, say officials

October 21, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout southwest of Cairo was ambushed, officials said Saturday. more »»

Malta offers $1.18 million to discover who killed reporter

October 21, 2017

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Malta's government on Saturday offered an "unprecedented" 1 million euro ($1. more »»

 
 
 

 

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