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18 children, 1 man die in train-bus crash in India

July 24, 2014

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Eighteen children were killed Thursday when a train crashed into their school bus at an unmanned railroad crossing in southern India, police sai. more »»

Norway: Terror threat against Norway

July 24, 2014

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway's intelligence service said Thursday it has received information about an imminent "concrete threat" against Norway from people with links to Islamic fighters in... more »»

Iraq: Attack on prisoner convoy kills 60 people

July 24, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Gunmen attacked a prisoner convoy north of Baghdad on Thursday, setting off a gunbattle with troops in which scores of prisoners and eight soldiers were killed, brutally... more »»

Plane with Malaysia Airlines bodies leaves Ukraine

July 24, 2014

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — A Dutch military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster departed for the Netherlands Thursday and a second prepared to go, while Australia'... more »»

Long odds for justice in Malaysia jet disaster

July 24, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — Anyone hoping to bring to justice whoever downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 must face sobering facts. more »»

UN human development report faults inequality

July 24, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Improvements in life spans, education and incomes are slowing due to natural disasters, misguided government policies and worsening inequality in a world where the 85 richest people... more »»

Norway warns of 'concrete threat' linked to Syria

July 24, 2014

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Norway's intelligence service says it has been warned of an imminent "concrete threat" against the nation from people with links to Islamic fighters in Syria. more »»

Malawi corruption suspect faces charges

July 24, 2014

BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — The chief suspect in a government corruption scandal that has rocked the southern African nation of Malawi faces charges of fraud and money laundering. more »»

12 children, man die in train-bus crash in India

July 24, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — Twelve children were killed Thursday when a train crashed into their school bus at an unmanned railroad crossing in southern India, police said. more »»

Israeli border towns empty, adjust to new threats

July 24, 2014

NIR AM, Israel (AP) — With deadly fighting raging next door in the Gaza Strip, southern Israeli towns along the border have turned into mini army bases as most residents have fled. more »»

European carriers suspend more Tel Aviv flights

July 24, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — Air France and Germany's two largest airlines on Wednesday canceled more flights to Tel Aviv because of safety concerns amid the fighting between Israel and Hamas. more »»

US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

July 24, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The United States announced signs of progress in cease-fire talks Wednesday, but prospects for a quick end to the fighting were dim as Palestinian families fled fierc... more »»

Relatives fly to Taiwan plane crash site, 48 dead

July 24, 2014

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Family members of victims of a plane crash were flying Thursday to the small Taiwanese island where the plane had unsuccessfully attempted to land in stormy weather, killing... more »»

Plane crashes while landing in Taiwan, killing 48

July 24, 2014

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 48 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground. more »»

Casualty numbers raise questions about Gaza war

July 24, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Shopkeepers say they were sitting outside their shuttered businesses Wednesday, catching a break from being cooped up during wartime, when an Israeli missile struck a... more »»

Honduran families deported back to a bleak future

July 23, 2014

TOCOA, Honduras (AP) — Elsa Ramirez already had lost two brothers to violence in this remote Caribbean region when co-workers handling clandestine cocaine flights from South America murdered her... more »»

European carriers suspend more Tel Aviv flights

July 23, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — Air France and Germany's two largest airlines on Wednesday canceled more flights to Tel Aviv because of safety concerns amid the fighting between Israel and Hamas. more »»

Iraq: al-Maliki rejects Iran's urging to step down

July 23, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki rejected an attempt by Iran to persuade him to step down, senior Iraqi politicians said Wednesday, underlining his determination to defy even... more »»

US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

July 23, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The United States announced signs of progress in cease-fire talks Wednesday, but prospects for a quick end to the fighting were dim as Palestinian families fled fierc... more »»

2 bombs kill at least 39 in Kaduna, north Nigeria

July 23, 2014

KADUNA, Nigeria (AP) — Bomb blasts appearing to target former Nigerian military ruler Muhammadu Buhari and a prominent moderate Muslim cleric killed dozens of people Wednesday, but left both... more »»

 
 

 

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