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AP PHOTOS: Swimming to school in western India

August 14, 2014

SAJANPURA VILLAGE, India (AP) — It's a long, wet journey to school for 61 teenagers in part of western India. If they want to learn, they have no choice but to swi. more »»

Berlin taxi drivers hail city's Uber ban

August 14, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin taxi drivers were celebrating Thursday after authorities banned the ridesharing service Uber from operating in the city because of safety concerns. more »»

Brazil race in disarray after candidate's death

August 14, 2014

SANTOS, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's presidential race is in stunned disarray after one of the top three contenders was killed on the campaign trail when a small plane carrying him and aides crashed... more »»

Gaza truce extension fans hope of Cairo talks deal

August 14, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — A five-day extension of a Gaza truce appeared to be holding despite a rocky start on Thursday, fanning cautious optimism of progress in the indirect negotiations underway in Cairo... more »»

US to deliver more weapons to Lebanese military

August 14, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — The United States will soon deliver additional weaponry to help bolster the Lebanese military as it faces a growing threat from Islamic militants amid the fallout from the civil war... more »»

Russian aid convoy near Ukraine's border

August 14, 2014

KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia (AP) — A large Russian aid convoy headed toward Ukraine Thursday, taking a road leading directly toward a border crossing controlled by pro-Russian rebels in the... more »»

Pope's South Korea visit brings China opportunity

August 14, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — Pope Francis' greeting to Chinese President Xi Jinping as he flew to South Korea on Thursday marked a rare cordial exchange between the sides, which have no diplomatic relations an... more »»

Russian aid convoy resumes travel toward Ukraine

August 14, 2014

KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia (AP) — A large Russian aid convoy resumed its journey toward Ukraine Thursday, taking a road leading directly toward a border crossing controlled by pro-Russian rebels... more »»

French economy stagnates in 2nd quarter

August 14, 2014

PARIS (AP) — France's economy stagnated in the second quarter, leaving President Francois Hollande increasingly desperate to fulfill his two-year-old pledge to get the country growing again. more »»

N. Korea fires projectiles as pope visits S. Korea

August 14, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Pope Francis became the first pontiff in 25 years to visit South Korea on Thursday, bringing a message of peace and reconciliation to the war-divided peninsula. more »»

Brazil's president race stunned by candidate death

August 14, 2014

SANTOS, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's presidential race is in stunned disarray after one of the top three contenders was killed on the campaign trail when a small plane carrying him and aides crashed... more »»

Germany's economy losing momentum

August 14, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's economy contracted by 0.2 percent in the second quarter of 2014, losing momentum after a robust first quarter which was helped by the mild winter. more »»

Brazil: Presidential candidate dies in plane crash

August 13, 2014

SANTOS, Brazil (AP) — Presidential candidate Eduardo Campos died Wednesday when the small plane that was carrying him and several campaign officials plunged into a residential neighborhood in the... more »»

UN says Iraq humanitarian crisis at highest level

August 13, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations on Wednesday announced its highest level of emergency for the humanitarian crisis in Iraq, where hundreds of thousands have been driven from their homes and tens... more »»

Brazil presidential candidate dies in plane crash

August 13, 2014

SANTOS, Brazil (AP) — Presidential candidate Eduardo Campos died Wednesday when the small plane that was carrying him and several campaign officials plunged into a residential neighborhood in the... more »»

Egypt: Israel, Hamas to extend temporary truce

August 13, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Israel and Hamas agreed to extend a temporary cease-fire for five days, Egyptian and Palestinian officials announced Wednesday, permitting the sides to continue to negotiate a... more »»

Doctors: Ebola drug poses 'impossible dilemma'

August 13, 2014

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Doctors treating a Sierra Leone physician with Ebola defended their decision not to give him an experimental drug, saying Wednesday they feared it was too risky. more »»

Iran's supreme leader dismisses direct US talks

August 13, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader on Wednesday dismissed the value of direct talks with the U.S. more »»

AP video journalist, translator killed in Gaza

August 13, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Six people — including an Associated Press video journalist — were killed Wednesday when leftover ordnance believed to have been dropped in an Israeli airstrike blew... more »»

Israeli military says rockets fired during truce

August 13, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says at least three rockets have been fired at Israel from Gaza. more »»

 
 

 

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