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Syrian rebels reverse government gains in Aleppo stalemate

September 25, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — A broad coalition of Syrian rebels denounced international negotiations for peace as "meaningless" on Sunday, as the U.N. more »»

Swiss vote to grant new powers to intelligence services

September 25, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss voters granted new powers Sunday to the country's intelligence services, allowing them to track internet activity, snoop on email and tap phones to better fight spies, crimina... more »»

Hollande honors Algerians who fought for French colonizers

September 25, 2016

PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande has acknowledged the state's culpability in abandoning Algerians who fought alongside French colonial forces in Algeria's war for independence — an... more »»

Pope backs opposition to Mexico's gay-marriage proposal

September 25, 2016

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has voiced support for Mexican bishops and citizens opposing the government's push to legalize same-sex marriag. more »»

India to ratify Paris Agreement on climate change

September 25, 2016

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's prime minister said Sunday that his country will ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change early next mont. more »»

Jordanian writer gunned down outside courthouse

September 25, 2016

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A prominent and outspoken Jordanian writer on Sunday was shot dead in front of the courthouse where he had been on trial for sharing a cartoon deemed offensive to Islam. more »»

Israeli military indicts Palestinians for online incitement

September 25, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has indicted more than 145 Palestinians so far this year for incitement over social media. more »»

Turkey treating Iraqi Kurdish security wounded fighting IS

September 25, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's foreign ministry says 60 security personnel belonging to the Kurdish Regional Government in Iraq who were critically wounded fighting the Islamic State group are receivin... more »»

Bosnian Serbs vote in referendum banned by top court

September 25, 2016

BANJA LUKA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian Serbs are voting in a referendum banned by the country's constitutional court, risking Western sanctions against their autonomous region and criminal... more »»

Swiss vote on granting new powers to intelligence services

September 25, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss voters are casting ballots to decide whether to grant new powers to Switzerland's intelligence services, such as tracking internet activity, snooping on email boxes and tappin... more »»

China begins operating world's largest radio telescope

September 25, 2016

BEIJING (AP) — The world's largest radio telescope began searching for signals from stars and galaxies and, perhaps, extraterrestrial life Sunday in a project demonstrating China's rising... more »»

UK police arrest man in hacking of Pippa Middleton's phone

September 25, 2016

LONDON (AP) — London police say they have arrested a 35-year-old man suspected of hacking the iCloud account of Pippa Middleton, the younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, and stealing 3,000... more »»

Attendees at North Korean air show wowed by model F-16

September 25, 2016

WONSAN, North Korea (AP) — Now here's something you don't see every day: an F-16 fighter jet buzzing through the skies of North Korea and launching — fireworks. more »»

The Latest: Somalia says al-Shabab is defeated militarily

September 25, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local):

11 p.m. more »»

Prince William, Kate arrive in Canada with 2 young children

September 25, 2016

VICTORIA, British Columbia (AP) — Little Princess Charlotte, Prince George and their parents, Prince William and Kate, arrived in Canada on Saturday for their first official trip overseas as a... more »»

Syrian troops advance in Aleppo amid war's heaviest bombing

September 25, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian troops captured a rebel-held area on the edge of Aleppo on Saturday, tightening their siege on opposition-held neighborhoods in the northern city after what residents... more »»

Mexico sees surge of migrants from Haiti, Africa and Asia

September 25, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican immigration authorities said Saturday they have been hit by a surge of almost 5,000 Haitian, African and Asian migrants entering by the southern border in just a few... more »»

Tens of thousands march against same-sex marriage in Mexico

September 25, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tens of thousands of people marched through Mexico City on Saturday in opposition to President Enrique Pena Nieto's push to legalize same-sex marriage. more »»

Puerto Rico power utility restores service

September 24, 2016

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Electricity was restored to most of Puerto Rico by Saturday following a rare, island-wide blackout caused by a power plant fire, the territory's power utility said... more »»

South Sudan rebel chief urges armed resistance to Juba govt

September 24, 2016

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A top South Sudanese opposition leader called Saturday for armed resistance to the government in Juba — a stance that suggests the troubled Central African nation could fac... more »»

 
 
 

 

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