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Democracy? No, Afghans say, after vote count ends

September 15, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The ballot counting in Afghanistan's five-month-long presidential election is finished, but as negotiations continue over the country's future political power structure,... more »»

Islamic State group issues new curriculum in Iraq

September 15, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — The extremist-held Iraqi city of Mosul is set to usher in a new school year. But unlike years past, there will be no art or musi. more »»

Man accused of IS membership on trial in Germany

September 15, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A 20-year-old German man went on trial in Frankfurt on Monday on charges he was a member of the extremist Islamic State group, the first such case to come to court in Germany. more »»

A Scottish 'Yes' also means exit from EU, NATO

September 15, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — If Scottish voters this week say Yes to independence, not only will they tear up the map of Great Britain, they'll shake the twin pillars of Western Europe's postwar prosperity an... more »»

Why hire? French confront reasons for malaise

September 15, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Marc Winocour and his two sons have enjoyed some success transforming the family farm into a field-to-table company that includes bread ovens, delivery trucks and a boutiqu. more »»

Iraq calls for end to extremist 'sanctuaries'

September 15, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Diplomats from around the world pledged to fight Islamic State militants "by any means necessary" as Iraq asked allies to thwart the extremists wherever they find sanctuary. more »»

Uganda holds 19 terror suspects, seizes explosives

September 15, 2014

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan authorities are holding 19 suspects arrested over an apparent terror plot, officials said Monday as the security agencies continued an operation to dismantle what... more »»

Prominent Egyptian activist to be released

September 15, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's most prominent activist, who is facing retrial on a 15-year prison sentence for violating a draconian protest law, was granted release on bail Monday, lawyers and relatives... more »»

Hurricane Odile in Baja slams Baja California

September 15, 2014

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Odile raked the Baja California Peninsula with strong winds and heavy rains early Monday as locals and tourists in the resort area of Los Cabos began to... more »»

UN nuke agency indicates slow going on Iran probe

September 15, 2014

VIENNA (AP) — With his probe of suspected nuclear weapons work by Iran sputtering, the head of the U.. more »»

Sweden's far-right rises amid immigration debate

September 15, 2014

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish far-right party demanding sharp cuts in immigration has more than doubled its support in a parliamentary election. more »»

Chinese city creates cellphone sidewalk lane

September 15, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to... more »»

US reopens embassy in Central African Republic

September 15, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says it's reopening The U.S. embassy in the Central African Republic.

The U.S. more »»

British boy gets first proton treatment in Prague

September 15, 2014

PRAGUE (AP) — British boy Ashya King underwent his first proton beam therapy session for a life-threatening brain tumor in Prague on Monday, a week after the 5-year-old boy was flown here from... more »»

Uganda holds 6 terror suspects, seizes explosives

September 15, 2014

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — At least six terror suspects were arrested over the weekend in a raid on an al-Shabab cell that was apparently plotting an attack in this East African country, a Ugandan... more »»

Iran rejects global strategy against extremists

September 15, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Diplomats from around the world sought a global strategy to fight Islamic State extremists Monday, while Iran ruled out working with any international coalition and rejected American... more »»

Mideast complexities confound US coalition effort

September 15, 2014

The Middle East has confounded outsiders for years, so it is no surprise that another U.S. more »»

Egypt says will boost security at tourist sites

September 15, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt plans to increase the number of security cameras at hotels and popular tourist destinations as part of a series of new security measures aimed at buoying the flagging tourism... more »»

Air France strike as Europe faces low-cost shakeup

September 15, 2014

PARIS (AP) — At least half of Air France flights around the world were canceled Monday as pilots kicked off a weeklong strike, angry that the company is shifting jobs and operations to a low-cost... more »»

Austria plans to forbid Islamic extremist symbols

September 15, 2014

VIENNA (AP) — Austria plans to introduce a law banning symbols of the Islamic State group and 18 other extremist groups. more »»

 
 

 

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