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Queen sends her first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R'

October 24, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet — though she kept things traditional, signing off with "Elizabeth R. more »»

WHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015

October 24, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in... more »»

Vienna honors deserters from Hitler's army

October 24, 2014

VIENNA (AP) — Austria's president apologized Friday for his country's postwar treatment of deserters from Hitler's army as traitors, at the unveiling of a memorial honoring those who fled militar... more »»

Aid group: No need to isolate staff treating Ebola

October 24, 2014

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Doctors Without Borders insisted Friday, after one of its doctors who worked in Guinea came down with Ebola in New York, that quarantines of health workers returning from... more »»

Ukraine's key election fails to spark enthusiasm

October 24, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Gazing across the Maidan square, Evelina Martirosyan recalls how euphoric she was as she joined protests that changed Ukraine's history. more »»

Iraqi officials say IS militants used chlorine gas

October 24, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants used chlorine gas during fighting with security forces and Shiite militiamen last month north of Baghdad, Iraqi officials said Friday. more »»

Canadians seek to understand Parliament shooting

October 24, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Authorities and ordinary Canadians sifted through confounding shards of a gunman's life seeking to understand what motivated the man to storm the nation's seat of power. more »»

Attack on Egypt army post kills 25

October 24, 2014

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — An attack on an army post in the restive northern part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula caused a large explosion and killed 25 people, according to security and medical officials... more »»

Tunisian forces raid home, kill 6 suspects

October 24, 2014

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian counterterrorism forces stormed a home in a Tunis suburb on Friday after a 24-hour standoff, killing six people and seriously wounding a child, an official said. more »»

Turkey says 1,300 Syria rebels heading to Kobani

October 24, 2014

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Turkey's president said Friday that Ankara would allow hundreds of Syrian rebels to travel to the embattled border town of Kobani in order to help Kurdish fighters there... more »»

Gestapo impostor tricked Nazi sympathizers in WWII

October 24, 2014

LONDON (AP) — At the height of World War II, Hans Kohout wanted to give the Nazis advance word of a top-secret British tactic that could neutralize an enemy's air defenses, leaving major cities... more »»

Hong Kong protesters to vote on staying in streets

October 24, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong plan to hold a spot referendum Sunday on whether to stay in the streets or accept government offers for more talks and clear their protest... more »»

Smugglers offer $20 passage from Turkey to Syria

October 24, 2014

ONCUPINAR, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish border crossing of Oncupinar, an hour's drive from the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo, is a chaotic buzz of people waiting to pass into one of the most... more »»

Cloning whistleblower: Little changed in S. Korea

October 24, 2014

CHUNCHEON, South Korea (AP) — The whistleblower who exposed breakthrough cloning research as a devastating fake says South Korea is still dominated by the values that allowed science fraudster... more »»

Darth Vader hopes force with him in Ukraine polls

October 24, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — One candidate in Ukraine's parliamentary elections hopes to bring voters to the dark side: Darth Alekseyevich Vader. more »»

Poland appeals Europe court ruling on CIA prison

October 24, 2014

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish government says it is appealing a judgment by Europe's top human rights court, which ruled in July that Warsaw violated the rights of two terror suspects by... more »»

Britain protests EU demand for more funding

October 24, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain is protesting a European Union request for an additional 2.1 billion euro ($2. more »»

Beds at Ebola treatment units empty in Liberia

October 24, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Even as Liberians fall ill and die of Ebola, many beds in treatment centers are empty because of the government's order that the bodies of all suspected Ebola victims in... more »»

Marine murder case reveals US-Philippine sore spot

October 24, 2014

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — American forces are guarding Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, yet a ring of Filipino troops surrounds the. more »»

AP PHOTOS: North Korea farmers expect good harvest

October 24, 2014

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Providing enough food to feed the nation is always a struggle for North Korea. more »»

 
 
 

 

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