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Nigeria, extremists agree to immediate cease-fire

October 17, 2014

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's government and Islamic extremists from Boko Haram have agreed to an immediate cease-fire, officials said Friday, in a move that could end five years of insurgency... more »»

In Hong Kong, no endgame for chaotic protests

October 17, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Three weeks ago, students at a rally stormed a fenced-off courtyard outside Hong Kong's government headquarters, triggering unprecedented mass protests for greater democracy in... more »»

Hong Kong police, activists clash in protest zone

October 17, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong riot police struggled to hold back hundreds of defiant pro-democracy activists who returned to a protest zone officers had partially cleared earlier Frida. more »»

Arabs from Israel risk arrest for 'Arab Idol' show

October 17, 2014

MAJD AL-KRUM, Israel (AP) — Their goal is to win Arab Idol, the Arab world's premiere television song competition. more »»

US monitors health care worker aboard cruise ship

October 17, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — A cruise ship with a Dallas health care worker aboard who is being monitored for signs of Ebola did not receive clearance to dock in Cozumel, Mexico, a day after Belize refused... more »»

16 dead in accident at South Korean concert

October 17, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Sixteen people watching an outdoor pop concert in South Korea fell 20 meters (60 feet) to their deaths Friday when a ventilation grate they were standing on collapsed,... more »»

Ukrainian leader sees progress on peace deal

October 17, 2014

MILAN (AP) — Ukraine's president on Friday hailed progress in Europe-brokered talks aimed at ensuring peace with Russia, with agreements nearing on a gas dispute and local elections in the east. more »»

Writers object after UK court bans abuse memoir

October 17, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Free speech is under threat, prominent writers said Friday, after a British court halted the publication of a well-known performer's memoir of child abuse because his ex-wife argued... more »»

Group says ex-Iraqi pilots training Syria fighters

October 17, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Former Iraqi air force pilots are training extremists from the Islamic State group to fly three warplanes captured earlier from air bases belonging to the Syrian army, a Syrian... more »»

Europe's top powers deadlocked as economy sinks

October 17, 2014

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe's economy needs help — fast. Yet the two powers that could take action, the European Central Bank and Germany, don't see eye to eye about what to do. more »»

UN health agency: Ebola outbreak over in Senegal

October 17, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. more »»

Jihadis take their kids to war; moms fight back

October 17, 2014

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — It started out as a father-and-son trip to Kosovo's western mountains in July. more »»

New scuffles break out at Hong Kong protest site

October 17, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — New scuffles broke out Friday night between Hong Kong riot police and pro-democracy activists in a district where police cleared protesters earlier in the day. more »»

Prosecutor wants 10 years in prison for Pistorius

October 17, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The chief prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorius trial urged the judge on Friday to send the Olympic athlete to prison for at least 10 years, calling it the minimum... more »»

Merkel: No breakthrough yet on Russia-Ukraine

October 17, 2014

MILAN (AP) — The Russian and Ukraine leaders met face-to-face Friday on a Ukraine peace deal, but despite signs of progress German Chancellor Angela Merkel said no breakthrough was in sight. more »»

Libya says week of violence kills nearly 100

October 17, 2014

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan officials say nearly 100 people have been killed in fighting across Libya between Islamist-allied militias and their rivals over the past week. more »»

4 suspected Ebola cases in Spain test negative

October 17, 2014

MADRID (AP) — Four people suspected of having Ebola in Spain have tested negative in a first round of tests, the government said Friday. more »»

Image of Asia: A day for eradicating poverty

October 17, 2014

In this photo by Altaf Qadri, an Indian squatter smokes as others sleep on rented cots at a public park near Jama Masjid, or the Grand Mosque, in New Delhi. more »»

Israel raises the dead with skyward cemetery

October 17, 2014

PETAH TIKVA, Israel (AP) — At first glance, the multi-tiered jungle of concrete off a major central Israeli highway does not appear unusual in this city of bland high-rises. more »»

Nepal blizzard survivors were caught off-guard

October 17, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Survivors of deadly blizzards that swept through the Himalayas this week said they were caught off-guard when the weather changed quickly along high-altitude trekking route... more »»

 
 
 

 

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