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Greece overhauling reforms, but faces dissent at home

February 23, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece will present a list of proposed reforms to debt inspectors on Monday to get final approval for an extension to its rescue loans. more »»

Phased Iran-US nuclear deal taking shape

February 23, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — The United States and Iran are shaping the contours of a deal that would initially freeze Tehran's nuclear program but would allow it to slowly ramp up activities that could be used... more »»

News Guide: Myanmar troops, ethnic rebels in fierce fighting

February 23, 2015

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Fighting between Myanmar troops and ethnic Kokang rebels near the Chinese border has left more than 130 dead since the clashes started Feb. 9. more »»

Egypt postpones retrial of 2 Al-Jazeera English journalists

February 23, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — The retrial of two Al-Jazeera English journalists who face terror-related charges in a case widely criticized by human rights organizations and media groups has been postponed to... more »»

Mediator cites distress over South Sudan truce violation

February 23, 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The continuing violations of a South Sudan truce signed earlier this month are vexing mediators, an Ethiopian official said Monday as peace talks resumed on Monday... more »»

Girl suicide bomber kills 5 in northeastern Nigeria market

February 23, 2015

POTISKUM, Nigeria (AP) — A girl suicide bomber as young as 10 blew herself up at a busy market in the northeastern Nigerian town of Potiskum on Sunday, killing four others and seriously wounding... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia

February 23, 2015

People in China and throughout the world began their Lunar New Year celebrations last week. more »»

Ukraine: rebel attacks prevent weapons pullback

February 23, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian military spokesman says continuing attacks from rebels are delaying Ukrainian forces' pullback of heavy weapons from the front line in the country's east. more »»

North Korea bars foreigners from Pyongyang marathon

February 23, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Tightening the screws even further on travel to their already isolated country, North Korean authorities have barred foreigners from one of the year's most popular tourist events —... more »»

Death toll rises to at least 70 in Bangladesh ferry disaster

February 23, 2015

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The death toll from a weekend ferry disaster in central Bangladesh rose to 70 on Monday in the latest shipping mishap in the South Asian nation. more »»

Lost amid fiery rhetoric: progress toward closing Guantanamo

February 23, 2015

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — Thirty-five-year-old Abdalmalik Wahab had been imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay for nearly 14 years without charge when he got some good news: The U.S. more »»

Death toll rises to at least 68 in Bangladesh ferry disaster

February 23, 2015

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The death toll from a weekend ferry disaster in central Bangladesh rose to 68 as divers searched for bodies Monday in the latest mishap in the South Asian natio. more »»

Death toll rises to at least 65 in Bangladesh ferry disaster

February 23, 2015

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The death toll from a weekend ferry disaster in central Bangladesh rose to 65 as divers searched for bodies Monday in the latest mishap in the South Asian natio. more »»

Zionism debate at heart of bitter Israeli vote

February 23, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — What is Zionism? The ideological question, rooted in the 19th century, has gained surprising urgency in an Israeli election campaign that seems more open than had been expected. more »»

Somalia extremists urge attacks on US shopping malls

February 23, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A video purported to be by Somalia's al-Qaida-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other Western countries. more »»

Somalia extremists urge attacks on US shopping malls

February 22, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A video purported to be by Somalia's al-Qaida-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other Western countries. more »»

South Africa: All 486 miners trapped by fire are found safe

February 22, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — All 486 miners trapped underground after a fire broke out at a South African goldmine have been found safe, the mine's spokeswoman said Sunday. more »»

Egypt's el-Sissi says need growing for joint Arab force

February 22, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's president said Sunday that the need for a joint Arab military force is growing every day as the region faces the threat of Islamic militancy. more »»

Iran responds to US warnings it might quit nuclear talks

February 22, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — A senior Iranian official is responding sharply to warnings that Washington is ready to quit nuclear talks unless Tehran agrees to a deal that demonstrates it does not want atomic... more »»

Attacks kills 19 people in Iraq

February 22, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Multiple bombings, including a suicide truck bomb attack on Shiite militiamen, killed 19 people on Sunday in Iraq, as police found four bodies with gunshots wounds in the capital,... more »»

 
 
 

 

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