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Pharrell invites Swedish feminist leader on stage

September 14, 2014

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Pharrell gave a Swedish feminist party a shout-out during a performance in Stockholm a day before Sweden's general election. more »»

North Korea holds trial of American Matthew Miller

September 14, 2014

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea held a trial Sunday morning for American Matthew Miller, who was detained in April for violating his tourist status when he entered the country. more »»

About 100 rescued from sunken Philippine ferry

September 14, 2014

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Rescuers saved about 100 people overnight and recovered two bodies from a ferry that sank in rough seas after encountering steering trouble in the central Philippines,... more »»

Video shows slaying of British aid worker

September 14, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State extremists released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year, and British Prime Minister David Cameron lat... more »»

Video purports to show British aid worker slain

September 13, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State extremists have released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year, and British Prime Minister David Camero... more »»

Power shift expected in Swedish election

September 13, 2014

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden heads into a parliamentary election on Sunday with polls showing the left-leaning Social Democrats poised to return to power after eight years of center-right rule. more »»

Egypt seeks broader alliance with US over Libya

September 13, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — As U.S. more »»

Sierra Leone requests funds for Ebola evacuation

September 13, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The World Health Organization said Saturday it could not meet a request from Sierra Leone to evacuate a doctor who contracted the deadly Ebola disease.

Dr. more »»

Rampant Ebola fear takes toll on Africa tourism

September 13, 2014

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ebola is thousands of miles away from Kenya's pristine Indian Ocean beaches, but the deadly disease appears to be discouraging tourism there and elsewhere in this vast... more »»

Kerry seeks Egypt aid in battle against extremists

September 13, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — U.S. more »»

Family of Syria hostage issues plea to captors

September 13, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The family of a British aid worker believed held by Islamic militants in Syria has issued a public plea urging his captors to contact them. more »»

Pakistan diverts rivers to save cities from floods

September 13, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Military specialists blew up dikes in central Pakistan to divert swollen rivers and save cities from raging floods that have killed hundreds of people, authorities said Saturday,... more »»

In Jamaica, Rastas ready for pot decriminalization

September 13, 2014

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Taking a deep draw on a pipe that glows with burning marijuana, reggae luminary Bunny Wailer gives a satisfied grin through a haze of aromatic smoke in his concrete yard... more »»

12 migrants rescued, others feared dead off Malta

September 13, 2014

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Maltese and Italian militaries were searching Saturday for some more than a dozen migrants feared dead after a boat carrying them sunk 300 miles southeast of Malta. more »»

Qatar expels Egypt Muslim Brotherhood leaders

September 13, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood group and allied clerics said on Saturday that they are departing Qatar, where they had sought refuge following the ouster of Egypt's Islamist... more »»

Jewish leader: far-right votes risk nations' name

September 13, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — European voters risk giving their countries a bad name by electing far-right politicians, the leader of the World Jewish Congress warned Saturday ahead of a major rally against... more »»

Ukraine government repels rebel attack on airport

September 13, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Despite the cease-fire agreement, renewed fighting flared up Saturday in eastern Ukraine between pro-Russian rebels and government forces, while Moscow sent a second convoy o... more »»

Iraq PM orders halt to shelling of civilian areas

September 13, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister said Saturday he has ordered the army to stop shelling populated areas held by militants in order to spare the lives of "innocent victims" as the armed forces... more »»

Ukraine PM says country still in "state of war"

September 13, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine is "still in a state of war" with neighboring Russia despite a cease-fire between Kiev's forces and Moscow-backed rebels in the east, the country's prime minister sai... more »»

France bristles as Netflix advances in Europe

September 13, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Netflix is tapping into six new markets Monday hoping to gain a big subscriber base around Europe, but is facing a frosty welcome in France. more »»

 
 

 

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