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Bandits in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood

November 21, 2014

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — It was a highway robbery but the bandits got more than they bargained for when they stopped a taxi van in Guinea and made off with blood samples that are believed to be... more »»

 
 
 
UK police spied on reporters for years, docs show

November 21, 2014

LONDON (AP) — In January, freelance video journalist Jason Parkinson returned home from vacation to find a brown paper envelope in his mailbo. more »»

Narco culture surrounded slain Miss Honduras

November 21, 2014

SANTA BARBARA, Honduras (AP) — Maria Jose Alvarado expected some difficult questions about her country at the Miss World pageant in London, so the 19-year-old beauty queen enlisted a teacher to... more »»

Kerry to leave nuke talks, Iran ponders next step

November 21, 2014

VIENNA (AP) — U.S. more »»

Grocery chain's Christmas ad stirs tears, outrage

November 21, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Artillery booms. A trench comes into view. Soldiers huddle into their overcoats for warmth. more »»

Angry Mexicans protest over 43 missing students

November 21, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A largely peaceful march by tens of thousands demanding the return of 43 missing students ended in violence, as a small group of masked protesters battled police in Mexico... more »»

Kerry, Zarif leave nuclear talks, returns unclear

November 21, 2014

VIENNA (AP) — U.. more »»

Cuban doctor arrives in Geneva for Ebola treatment

November 21, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A Cuban doctor who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone arrived in Switzerland for treatment and was able to walk off the transport plane, a Geneva medical official said Friday. more »»

US, Turkey still not in sync on Syria

November 21, 2014

ISTANBUL (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden on Friday will become the latest in a parade of U.S. more »»

ECB head willing to step up stimulus

November 21, 2014

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says the eurozone's chief monetary authority is willing to "step up the pressure" and increase its efforts to stimulate the... more »»

Stimulus merits in focus as ECB weighs action

November 21, 2014

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Japan's return to recession has renewed questions about the effectiveness of its recent monetary stimulus — and how anything similar would help Europe's struggling... more »»

Japan's lower house dissolved for early election

November 21, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved the lower house of Japan's parliament on Friday, forcing an early election in an apparent bid to shore up support for his scandal-plagued... more »»

Hitler's art: Painting by future Fuehrer for sale

November 21, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A 100-year-old watercolor of Munich's old city hall is expected to fetch at least 50,000 euros ($60,000) at auction this weekend, not so much for its artistic value as for the... more »»

New Egypt comic artists push limits of expression

November 21, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — A new feminist comic book, the Jewelry Box, has emerged in Egypt, the latest addition in a blossoming scene of alternative comics, as artists seek freer outlets of expression in a... more »»

Afghanistan's first fun park brings joy amid war

November 21, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Excitement builds in the queue forming behind the barbed-wire security fence outside Afghanistan's first amusement park as children in bright clothes clutch their... more »»

Miss Honduras' slaying a shock for violent nation

November 21, 2014

SANTA BARBARA, Honduras (AP) — Maria Jose Alvarado expected some difficult questions about her country at the Miss World pageant in London, so the 19-year-old beauty queen enlisted a teacher to... more »»

Japan's lower house dissolved for snap election

November 21, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved the lower house of Japan's parliament Friday, paving the way for a general election next month. more »»

Mexicans angry about 43 missing students protest

November 21, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tens of thousands marched in the capital Thursday demanding that authorities find 43 missing college students, seeking to pressure the government on a day normally reserved for... more »»

US sends Guantanamo prisoners to Georgia, Slovakia

November 21, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Five prisoners have been released from Guantanamo Bay as part of a renewed effort to close the detention center at the U.S. Navy base in Cuba, officials said Thursda. more »»

Protesters, police clash in Mexico before marches

November 20, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Protesters marched in the capital Thursday to demand authorities find 43 missing college students, seeking to pressure the government on a day traditionally reserved for the... more »»

Papal official tempers point about accused bishops

November 20, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The head of Pope Francis' commission to fight clerical sex abuse is tempering his remarks about accountability for bishops accused of covering up for abusive priests, saying... more »»

 
 
 

 

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