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Iraq to vote on president after deadly bombing

July 23, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's parliament agreed to postpone a vote for a new president by a day on Wednesday as the extremist Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in Baghdad... more »»

Despite sanctions call, UK approves arms to Russia

July 23, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Britain is still authorizing the export of arms and military equipment to Russia despite the government's call for tough sanctions over Moscow's arming of separatist rebels in... more »»

Venezuelan conspiracy theories a threat to critics

July 23, 2014

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Roderick Navarro was in class when he got the news that a high-ranking minister had accused him of plotting to assassinate Venezuela's president. more »»

New constitution gives Thai junta sweeping powers

July 23, 2014

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's new temporary constitution that gives the military government sweeping powers in the run-up to a planned October 2015 election also allows the leader of the current... more »»

Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave Ukraine

July 23, 2014

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash left the embattled plains of eastern Ukraine Wednesday, and pro-Russian rebels... more »»

UN rights chief: Strong possibility of Gaza crimes

July 23, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.'s top human rights official warned all sides in the two-week war in the Gaza Strip to not indiscriminately attack civilians, and that violations may amount to war crimes. more »»

2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down

July 23, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defense Ministry.

The Sukhoi-25 fighters were shot down 1:30 p.m. more »»

Shipwrecked Concordia making final voyage off isle

July 23, 2014

GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy (AP) — The Costa Concordia cruise liner began its final voyage Wednesday, slowly being towed away from the tiny Italian island where it capsized more than two years ago,... more »»

Israel, Hamas battle over public opinion online

July 23, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Beyond the boom of Israeli airstrikes and the stream of rockets fired from Gaza, Israel and Hamas are also battling to control the message emanating from this latest... more »»

South Africa: Rhino poacher gets 77 years in jail

July 23, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A rhino poacher in South Africa has been sentenced to 77 years in prison in one of the heaviest penalties aimed at curbing poachers who target rhinos for their horns, which... more »»

Despite sanctions call, UK OKs Russia arms exports

July 23, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Britain is still authorizing the export of arms and military equipment to Russia despite the government's call for tough sanctions over Moscow's arming of separatist rebels in... more »»

Gaza families plead for evacuation amid battle

July 23, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as dozens of Palestinian families trapped by the fighting scrambled to flee the... more »»

In international flight, volatile conflicts abound

July 23, 2014

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airpor. more »»

US: Russia 'created the conditions' for shoot-down

July 23, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior U.S. more »»

UN chief believes Gaza fighting will end soon

July 22, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.. more »»

Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike

July 22, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Hamas rocket exploded Tuesday near Israel's main airport, prompting a ban on flights from the U.. more »»

US: Russia 'created the conditions' for shoot-down

July 22, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior U.S. more »»

End comes for notorious Venezuelan vertical slum

July 22, 2014

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The beginning of the end came for the world's tallest slum Tuesday as officials began evicting thousands of squatters from a haphazard community inside the half-built... more »»

US: No link to Russian gov't in plane downing

July 22, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior U.S. more »»

Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

July 22, 2014

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — A train bearing the dead from the downed Malaysian airliner finally reached Ukrainian government-held territory Tuesday, but the pro-Russian separatists in control of the... more »»

 
 

 

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