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Ex-IRA man linked to 2005 slaying shot dead in Belfast

May 5, 2015

DUBLIN (AP) — A former Irish Republican Army commander linked to one of the outlawed group's most notorious killings was shot dead at close range Tuesday morning on a street near his home in... more »»

 
 
 
60 bodies recovered in Nepal valley hit by quake, mudslide

May 5, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Emergency workers have recovered the bodies of 60 people — including nine foreigners — who were killed when Nepal's earthquake triggered a mudslide that buried a village i... more »»

Canadian judge delays bail decision for ex-Gitmo inmate

May 5, 2015

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — A Canadian judge said Tuesday she needs more time to make a decision on whether a former Guantanamo Bay inmate should be released on bail while he appeals his conviction... more »»

AP Exclusive: Video shows migrant rescue of deflating dinghy

May 5, 2015

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — Migrants frantically shimmied up ropes dangling from a towering rescue ship and others jumped into the water grasping at lifesaver. more »»

Canada tries to stop release of ex-Gitmo inmate Omar Khadr

May 5, 2015

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Canadian government was in court Tuesday seeking to block the release on bail of a former Guantanamo Bay inmate while he appeals his conviction for war crimes in the... more »»

Yemen rebels fire into Saudi Arabia, killing at least 2

May 5, 2015

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Yemen's rebels fired rockets and mortars into Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, killing at least two civilians and reportedly capturing five soldiers in an attack showing the... more »»

Islamic State claims responsibility for Texas cartoon attack

May 5, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a weekend attack at a center near Dallas, Texas, that was exhibiting cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad — though... more »»

Ex-IRA man linked to 2005 slaying shot to death in Belfast

May 5, 2015

DUBLIN (AP) — A former Irish Republican Army commander linked to one of the outlawed group's most notorious killings was shot to death at close range Tuesday morning on a street near his home in... more »»

UN envoy starts consultations on Syrian civil war in Geneva

May 5, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — A United Nations envoy began a series of low-level consultations Tuesday in Geneva with representatives of the Syrian government and its opponents in the hopes of restarting peace... more »»

UK election hopefuls burn rubber in final campaign push

May 5, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Britain's political leaders crisscrossed the country Tuesday in a frenetic last dash to convert undecided voters, with less than 48 hours to go until an election likely to produce n... more »»

Venezuelan rum industry succeeding despite country's woes

May 5, 2015

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Ever since he was a young man, one of Guillermo Matos' small pleasures has been a mid-month round of cocktails with friend. more »»

Burundi court validates president's third term bid

May 5, 2015

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi's constitutional court on Tuesday validated the president's controversial bid for a third term but the deputy president of the court, who fled to Rwanda ahead of... more »»

IS claims responsibility for Texas cartoon attack

May 5, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a weekend attack at a center near Dallas, Texas, that was exhibiting cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad — though... more »»

Nepali police dig bodies from village and trekking route

May 5, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers were digging Tuesday through thousands of tons of earth from a quake-triggered mudslide in Nepal that wiped out an entire village along a popular Himalayan... more »»

Save the Children: Dozens feared dead in migrant tragedy

May 5, 2015

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — Dozens of passengers in a crowded rubber boat fell into the sea and likely drowned as a rescue vessel neared, survivors reported as they arrived in Italy Tuesday to join... more »»

Afghan poppy farmers say new seeds will boost opium output

May 5, 2015

ZHARI, Afghanistan (AP) — It's the cash crop of the Taliban and the scourge of Afghanistan — the country's intractable opium cultivation. more »»

Thailand's 87-year-old king makes rare public appearance

May 5, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej made a rare public appearance Tuesday to mark the 65th anniversary of his coronation. more »»

Start your engines: UK election hopefuls burn rubber

May 5, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Britain's candidates are campaigning from Cornwall in southwestern England to the far northern reaches of Scotland in search of votes with the general election just two days away. more »»

Thailand's 87-year-old king makes rare appearance

May 5, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej made a rare public appearance Tuesday to mark the 65th anniversary of his coronation. more »»

Rights group condemns atrocities in Syrian city of Aleppo

May 5, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and insurgents have both committed abuses in the contested northern city of Aleppo, but some of the government's actions amount to crimes against humanity,... more »»

Substance or Style? Labour leader banks on geek appeal

May 5, 2015

LONDON (AP) — It was an unexpected moment on the campaign trail. more »»

 
 

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