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Gunman shouting Allahu akbar in Bosnia storms police station

April 27, 2015

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A gunman stormed into a police station in a northeastern Bosnian town shouting "Allahu akbar" on Monday, killing a policeman and wounding two others,... more »»

Nepal quake death toll tops 4,000; villages plead for aid

April 27, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — As the death toll from Nepal's devastating earthquake climbed past 4,000, aid workers and officials in remote, shattered villages near the epicenter pleaded Monday for... more »»

Ukraine leader sees country ready for EU entrance in 5 years

April 27, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president said at a high-level summit with European Union officials Monday that his country will be able to meet conditions to apply for EU membership within five... more »»

UN: Israeli military killed 44 Palestinians at UN shelters

April 27, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. inquiry has found that at least 44 Palestinians were killed and at least 227 injured by direct mortar strikes and other "Israeli actions" while sheltering at U.N. more »»

Yemen's exiled government declares 3 disaster zones

April 27, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's exiled government on Monday declared three areas in the country engulfed in fighting between Shiite rebels, their allies and pro-government forces as "disaster" zones,... more »»

Sudan's al-Bashir re-elected with 94 percent of vote

April 27, 2015

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir won re-election with 94 percent of the vote, according to official results announced on Monday, extending his 25-year rule despite... more »»

The Latest on Nepal Quake: US soldiers stay in Nepal to help

April 27, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — 12:05 a.m. (1820 GMT, 14:20 EDT)

The State Department says at least four Americans have died in Nepal's earthquake.

Spokesman Jeff Rathke says all of the U.S. more »»

Burundi Red Cross: 6 killed in anti-president protests

April 27, 2015

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — At least six people have been killed in clashes between police and civilians demonstrating against the Burundian president's bid for a third term, a spokesman for the... more »»

Cash handoffs, extortion fuel Mediterranean trafficking

April 27, 2015

PALERMO, Sicily (AP) — Fleeing war, persecution and poverty, migrants desperate to reach Europe are paying thousands of dollars apiece to become pawns in a multimillion-dollar trafficking network... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Quake in Nepal leaves more than 4,000 dead

April 27, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's worst earthquake in more than 80 years has so far claimed more than 4,000 lives, even without a full accounting from vulnerable mountain villages that rescue... more »»

Global effort to help Nepal earthquake victims intensifies

April 27, 2015

LONDON (AP) — The desperate effort to save lives in earthquake-ravaged Nepal intensified Monday as aid flights arrived carrying emergency medical teams, search-and-rescue equipment and tarps for... more »»

In post-quake aid rush, Nepal neighbors jockey for position

April 27, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — Wedged between the two rising Asian powers of China and India, landlocked Nepal watched rescuers and offers of help pour in from both sides within hours of an earthquake that kille... more »»

Quake-aid need acute in Nepal capital, more so in villages

April 27, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Shelter, fuel, food, medicine, power, news, workers — Nepal's earthquake-hit capital was short on everything Monday as its people searched for lost loved ones, sorted... more »»

SAfrica: Charity, solidarity arise in anti-foreigner attacks

April 27, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Recent attacks on immigrants and their businesses in some parts of South Africa revealed anger over limited economic opportunities and a degree of intolerance, but they also... more »»

The Latest on Nepal Quake: Aid arriving, basics still needed

April 27, 2015

9:45 p.m. (1600 GMT, noon EDT)

The World Food Programme is sending food and aid supplies to Nepal to help people affected by Saturday's earthquake. more »»

Ex-president OK'd CIA site, denies knowing what it was for

April 27, 2015

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A former Romanian president has acknowledged approving the CIA's request for a site in Romania, but said he would have refused had he known how it would be used. more »»

Change to Greek bailout negotiating team fuels market hopes

April 27, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece reshuffled its bailout negotiating team on Monday following fierce criticism of its finance minister, meeting with market applause as investors hoped it will... more »»

American Civil War commemorated way down south of Dixie

April 27, 2015

SANTA BARBARA D'OESTE, Brazil (AP) — It had all the trappings of a down-home country fair somewhere well below the Mason-Dixon line: Lynyrd Skynyrd medleys, mile-long lines for fried chicken,... more »»

The Latest on Nepal Quake: Aid arriving as deaths top 4,000

April 27, 2015

9 p.m. (1515 GMT, 11:15 a.m. more »»

Report: Journalists face deadliest time 'in recent history'

April 27, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Extremist groups and the governments that restrict liberties to combat those militants have created "the most deadly and dangerous period for journalists in recent history,"... more »»

 
 
 

 

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