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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 »»

Car bomb attack in Turkey kills 11 police; 78 wounded

August 26, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Kurdish militants on Friday attacked a police checkpoint in southeast Turkey with an explosives-laden truck, killing at least 11 police officers and wounding 78 other people... 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 »»

US, Russia renew push for elusive agreement on Syria

August 26, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The United States and Russia on Friday renewed efforts to secure a military and humanitarian cooperation agreement for war-torn Syria as conditions on the ground continued to... more »»

Memories remain, mementoes left behind in family homestead

August 26, 2016

SANT'ANGELO, Italy (AP) — Rustic yet refined, the two-story villa at the foothills of the Apennines is a family treasure, embracing five centuries of the Celli family's noble history, memories an... more »»

Tourist describes death, harrowing month in New Zealand bush

August 26, 2016

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Pavlina Pizova says she couldn't free her partner after he slipped down an icy bank and became wedged between rocks and branches. more »»

The Latest: Strong aftershock rattles Italy's quake zone

August 26, 2016

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

7:30 a.m. more »»

1 dead, at least 4 injured in Belgium in accidental blast

August 26, 2016

CHIMAY, Belgium (AP) — One person was killed and at least four were injured in Belgium in an accidental explosion at a sports center near the French border. more »»

Senegal clamps down on Quranic schools that exploit children

August 26, 2016

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Twelve-year-old Boubacar was picked up from the streets of Senegal's capital at night by police, along with dozens of other children, in the latest crackdown on begging. more »»

Official: Striking miners kill deputy minister in Bolivia

August 26, 2016

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Striking informal miners in Bolivia kidnapped and beat to death the country's deputy interior minister on Thursday after he traveled to the area to mediate in the bitter... more »»

1 dead, at least two injured in Belgium in accidental blast

August 26, 2016

CHIMAY, Belgium (AP) — One person was killed and at least two injured in Belgium in an accidental explosion at a sports center near the French border. more »»

Colombia's president rushing vote on deal with rebels

August 26, 2016

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's president is moving quickly to hold a national referendum on a peace deal meant to end a half-century of bloody conflict with leftist rebels, delivering the... more »»

Activist discovers iPhone spyware, sparking security update

August 26, 2016

AJMAN, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The suspicious text message that appeared on Ahmed Mansoor's iPhone promised to reveal details about torture in the United Arab Emirates' prisons. more »»

The Latest: World Trade Center honors Italy quake victims

August 26, 2016

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

2:30 a.m.

New York City's World Trade Center is honoring the victims of the earthquake in Italy. more »»

NKorea missile test adds to 'Military First' celebration

August 25, 2016

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea marked its "Military First" holiday on Thursday with mass dancing, outdoor concerts and boasts of a successful — and potentially game-changing —... more »»

Police: 3 dead, 1 hurt in Toronto, crossbow found nearby

August 25, 2016

TORONTO (AP) — Three people were killed in what Canadian police on Thursday called a homicide that may have involved a crossbow. more »»

The Latest: Italian premier unveils quake relief measures

August 25, 2016

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

11 p.m.

Premier Matteo Renzi has authorized a preliminary 50 million euros ($56. more »»

 
 
 

 

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