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Submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltic

October 20, 2014

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's biggest submarine hunt since the dying days of the Soviet Union has put countries around the Baltic Sea on edge. more »»

Image of Asia: A snowstorm survivor waits in Nepal

October 20, 2014

In this photo by Niranjan Shrestha, an avalanche survivor waits to receive the bodies of his colleagues outside a morgue in Katmandu, Nepal. more »»

Turkey helping Kurdish fighters cross into Kobani

October 20, 2014

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — In a significant shift, Turkey's top diplomat announced on Monday that his country is helping Iraqi Kurdish fighters cross into Syria to "give support" to fellow Kurds... more »»

WHO: Nigeria's Ebola outbreak is officially over

October 20, 2014

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria is free of Ebola, the World Health Organization declared Monday of a rare victory in the months-long battle against the fatal disease. more »»

Philippine leader: Murder case won't harm US ties

October 20, 2014

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said Monday that a murder investigation focused on a U.S. Marine should have no bearing on the two countries' relations, while U. more »»

Suicide, car bombings in Iraq kill at least 33

October 20, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants unleashed attacks on Iraq's majority Shiite community on Monday, killing at least 33 people, the latest in relentless assaults that have challenged the Shiite-led... more »»

EU seeking to create $1.27 billion Ebola fund

October 20, 2014

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — European Union nations are working to reach 1 billion euros ($1. more »»

Kerry: 'Irresponsible' not to aid Kurds against IS

October 20, 2014

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — U.. more »»

Iraq: Car bombings kill 16 people in Karbala

October 20, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say three car bombings in the revered Shiite shrine city of Karbala have killed at least 16 peopl. more »»

Jews buy homes in contested Arab area of Jerusalem

October 20, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Residents of a hotly contested part of east Jerusalem said armed Israeli guards moved into two buildings in the area before dawn Monday — a step likely to raise already heightene... more »»

British royal couple's second child due in April

October 20, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have confirmed that their second baby is due in April — the first time they've offered a month for the royal birth. more »»

Japan trade, justice ministers quit amid scandals

October 20, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's trade and justice ministers resigned Monday after allegations they misused campaign funds in the biggest setback so far for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's conservative... more »»

Kerry urges Asia to boost anti-Islamic State push

October 20, 2014

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry appealed Monday for Asian nations to step up their efforts to combat Islamic State extremists and the deadly Ebola virus. more »»

US airdrops arms to Kurds in Syrian town of Kobani

October 20, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says it has airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city of Kobani against Islamic State militant. more »»

Joko Widodo sworn in as Indonesia's new president

October 20, 2014

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Joko Widodo completed a journey from riverside slum to presidential palace on Monday, cheered through the streets following his inauguration by tens of thousands of... more »»

Liberia president describes heavy cost of Ebola

October 20, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said Ebola has killed more than 2,000 people in her country and has brought it to "a standstill," noting that Liberia and two... more »»

HK leader: 'External forces' involved in protests

October 20, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader has claimed that "external forces" are participating in student-led pro-democracy protests that have occupied parts of this financial capital for more than... more »»

Joko Widodo inaugurated as Indonesian president

October 20, 2014

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Joko Widodo was inaugurated as Indonesia's new president on Monday, facing the challenges of rebooting a slowing economy and working with a potentially hostile oppositio... more »»

Argentine town faces ghosts of its Dirty War

October 20, 2014

OLAVARRIA, Argentina (AP) — Shade trees hide the crumbling farm house outside of Olavarria. more »»

AP PHOTOS: New gloss on Cuba's classic cars

October 20, 2014

HAVANA (AP) — When Martin Viera's Chevrolet rolled out of the dealer's lot, Harry Truman was president of the United States, gasoline cost 27 cents a gallon and a 24-year-old lefty named Tommy... more »»

 
 

 

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