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Indonesian investigators: Crashed AirAsia flown by co-pilot

January 29, 2015

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian investigators announced Thursday the co-pilot of the crashed AirAsia jet was in control when he struggled to recover the aircraft as stall warnings sounded. more »»

Greek bailout in focus as EU parliament head visits Athens

January 29, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The European Parliament's president arrived in Athens Thursday for a visit closely watched for signs of a potential clash between Greece's new left-wing government and its... more »»

Police question child who backed Charlie Hebdo attackers

January 29, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Police detained and questioned an 8-year-old boy from the south of France who claimed to support the men who attacked the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, drawing criticism Thursday... more »»

Netanyahu blasts Iran for Hezbollah attack on Lebanon border

January 29, 2015

SHEAR YASHUV, Israel (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday said that Iran is to blame for a deadly flare-up along the Israeli-Lebanese border the previous day, the deadlies... more »»

UN chief: Boko Haram to top discussions at Africa Union meet

January 29, 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The threat posed by Boko Haram, Nigeria's Islamic extremist rebels, will be a focus of U.N. more »»

New deadline approaches in Islamic State hostage crisis

January 29, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — A sunset deadline was approaching Thursday in the Middle East for Jordan to release an Iraqi prisoner or face the death of a captured Jordanian air force pilot, according to the... more »»

Uganda: Mass trial over alleged terror ties to start

January 29, 2015

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A dozen suspects have appeared in a Ugandan court to face charges, including murder and terrorism, amid what local officials say is the budding threat of Islamic here. more »»

Russia suspends role in Europe's human rights watchdog

January 29, 2015

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Russia has extended its walkout from Europe's human rights watchdog after again losing its right to vote over the conflict in eastern Ukraine. more »»

Islamic State standoff involves prisoner, pilot, journalist

January 29, 2015

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A young Jordanian fighter pilot, a female al-Qaida recruit who tried to blow up a hotel ballroom in Amman and a veteran Japanese war correspondent are at the center of a... more »»

Rights group blasts IS for atrocities, Iraq, Syria policies

January 29, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Human Rights Watch on Thursday blasted Islamic State militants over their atrocities, but also criticized the Syrian and Iraqi governments over what the New York-based group... more »»

As Iraqi Kurds gain ground from IS, local Sunnis are wary

January 29, 2015

ESKI MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — An unarmed Sunni Arab man walked along a road in a patch of northern Iraq newly liberated from Islamic State extremists, holding a white surrender flag — a signal to... more »»

Japan says it trusts Jordan to help Islamic State hostage

January 29, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Japan said it was putting its trust in Jordan to help gain the release of a Japanese journalist held by Islamic State militants, after the latest message purportedly from his captors... more »»

News Guide: A look at the Islamic State hostage crisis

January 29, 2015

A new message purportedly from Islamic State group militants holding a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian air force pilot sets yet another deadline to meet their demands. more »»

Israel-Lebanon border calm day after escalation

January 29, 2015

SHEAR YASHUV, Israel (AP) — The Israeli-Lebanese border is calm but Israel remains on alert a day after the deadliest escalation since the two sides' 2006 war. more »»

Israeli center-left alliance looks to unseat Netanyahu

January 29, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dissolved his unwieldy coalition and called new elections last month, he appeared almost certain to be returned once more to office. more »»

North Korea may be restarting nuke plant: US institute

January 29, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea may be attempting to restart its main nuclear bomb fuel reactor after a five-month shutdown, a U.S. research institute said Thursday. more »»

Raul Castro: US must return Guantanamo for normal relations

January 29, 2015

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Cuban President Raul Castro demanded on Wednesday that the United States return the U.S. more »»

Inquest: Sydney café hostage killed by police bullet

January 29, 2015

SYDNEY (AP) — A hostage who died during a siege in a downtown Sydney cafe was killed when she was struck by fragments of a bullet fired from a police officer's gun as authorities stormed in to en... more »»

Islamic State releases new audio message by Japanese hostage

January 29, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group released a message late Wednesday purportedly by Japanese hostage Kenji Goto, extending the deadline for Jordan's release of an Iraqi would-be hotel bomber... more »»

Rights groups also doubt Mexico account on missing students

January 28, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — International human rights groups on Wednesday questioned the Mexican government's official account of the disappearance of 43 college students last fall in the southern state... more »»

 
 
 

 

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