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IS destruction of ancient Syrian temple erases rich history

August 24, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — The destruction of the nearly 2,000-year-old temple of Baalshamin by Islamic State militants erased a symbol of the once rich religious life of Syria's ancient caravan city of... more »»

Turkey's president calls new election after deadline passes

August 24, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president formally called a new election on Monday, a day after a deadline passed for forming a new government following an inconclusive vote in June. more »»

Ex Guatemalan vice president faces bribery allegations

August 24, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in Guatemala alleged Monday that former Vice President Roxana Baldetti accepted $3. more »»

Lebanon trash crisis protesters now want to junk politicians

August 24, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — It took a garbage crisis for Lebanon to finally snap. more »»

Security worry: How to stop the 'lone wolf' attacks

August 24, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The gunman had an arsenal that he claims to have stumbled upon in a park near the train station. more »»

The Latest: Seoul to halt broadcasts; N Korea shows regret

August 24, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The latest on the tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local):

TUESDAY 3.51 a.m.

The U.S. more »»

Wave of EU-bound migrants crosses into Serbia

August 24, 2015

MIRATOVAC, Serbia (AP) — Exhausted migrants by the thousands, some pushed in wheelchairs or on wheelbarrows, others hobbling on crutches or carrying young children, crossed on foot from Macedonia... more »»

UN to support initiatives by new Nigerian president

August 24, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — U.N. more »»

Seoul to halt broadcasts as N. Korea shows regret for blast

August 24, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has agreed to halt propaganda broadcasts at noon Tuesday after North Korea expressed regret over a recent land mine blast that maimed two South Korean troops... more »»

Americans, Briton who thwarted attack get France's top honor

August 24, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The president of France pinned his country's highest award, the Legion d'Honneur, on three Americans and a Briton on Monday, saying they "gave a lesson in courage" by subduing a... more »»

Ukraine vows to increase troops to fend off rebel attacks

August 24, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president vowed to increase troop numbers to fend off attacks by Russia-backed separatist rebels and warned his countrymen that there is still the threat of a... more »»

Witness: Ancient Syrian temple completely destroyed by IS

August 24, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — An ancient temple in the Syrian town of Palmyra was reduced to rubble by Islamic State militants, a witness said Monday, confirming the complete destruction of the ancient monument... more »»

5 things to know about France's most storied medal

August 24, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Three Americans and a British businessman were awarded France's highest decoration, the Legion of Honor, or Legion d'Honneur, Monday for subduing a gunman on a high-speed train... more »»

UN expected cost on Iran nuke monitoring: 9.2M euro per year

August 24, 2015

VIENNA (AP) — The U.N.'s atomic agency tasked with monitoring Iranian compliance with last month's nuclear deal says the work will cost about 9. more »»

Seoul: Talks between 2 Koreas over rising tensions end

August 24, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Marathon negotiations between senior officials of the two Koreas ended early Tuesday, the third day of an attempt to defuse a crisis that had the rivals threatening war. more »»

Bangkok blast probe hindered by broken security cameras

August 24, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Up to 75 percent of the security cameras were broken along the getaway path taken by the main suspect in last week's deadly Bangkok bombing, Thailand's police chief said Monday,... more »»

Iran deal picks up support following Reid's endorsement

August 24, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — With Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid on board, the nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers is picking up momentum to survive fierce opposition from Republican an... more »»

Paul talks 2016 challenges between eye surgeries in Haiti

August 24, 2015

CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti (AP) — Mathieux Saint Fleur has been virtually blind for two decades. In less than 24 hours, he will see again. more »»

Greece: Newly formed party receives mandate to form gov't

August 24, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A new anti-austerity party formed by rebel lawmakers who quit the governing left-wing Syriza was given its chance Monday to seek government coalition partners and prevent... more »»

 
 
 

 

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