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Nigerian government acknowledges 110 girls still missing

February 25, 2018

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's government is acknowledging that 110 girls remain missing nearly a week after Boko Haram militants attacked a town. more »»

Violence drops in Syrian capital, its suburbs after UN vote

February 25, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — Despite a drop in intensity, shelling and bombardment in the Syrian capital and its embattled eastern suburbs killed at least six people Sunday following the U.N. more »»

Rohingya see no end in sight, 6 months after attacks began

February 25, 2018

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Their houses are often made of plastic sheets. Much of their food comes from aid agencies. Jobs are few, and there is painfully little to do. more »»

UK Labour Party poised to change stance on post-Brexit

February 25, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Britain's main opposition party is poised for a significant policy change that could increase pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to deliver a "soft" Brexit that maintains some... more »»

UNICEF: Basic needs of young Syrian refugee children not met

February 25, 2018

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The U.N. more »»

Cambodia's ruling party claims sweeping win in Senate vote

February 25, 2018

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The ruling party of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen claimed a sweeping win in Sunday's elections for the country's Senate, a victory that it assured itself by... more »»

Microsoft fights US in high court to protect global business

February 25, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Microsoft has an eye on its international customers as it confronts the Trump administration in a Supreme Court fight about turning over emails to investigators. more »»

Pakistan: Blasphemy suspect who jumped off building healing

February 25, 2018

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani official says a blasphemy suspect who suffered serious injuries after jumping off a federal building is now in stable condition. more »»

North Korean envoy, in South, opens door to US talks

February 25, 2018

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean envoy making a rare visit to South Korea said Sunday that his country was willing to open talks with the United States, a rare step toward diplomacy... more »»

A 13-year-old dies after falling from a cliff in French Alps

February 25, 2018

PARIS (AP) — French authorities say a 13-year-old boy has died after falling from a cliff in the French Alps while his 10-year-old brother survived. more »»

Syrian capital, its suburbs calm after UN cease-fire vote

February 25, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian capital and its embattled eastern suburbs were relatively calm Sunday despite some violence that killed at least three people, following the U.N. more »»

China paves way for Xi Jinping to extend rule beyond 2 terms

February 25, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party has proposed scrapping term limits for the country's president, the official news agency said Sunday, appearing to lay the groundwork for party leade... more »»

Parents release names of 105 missing Nigerian girls

February 25, 2018

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Parents in Nigeria have released a list of the 105 young women they say are still missing nearly a week after Boko Haram militants attacked a northern town, demanding... more »»

Opposition erupts as Iceland eyes banning most circumcisions

February 25, 2018

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Icelandic lawmakers are considering a law that would ban the circumcision of boys for non-medical reasons, making it the first European country to do so. more »»

Switzerland: 1 dead, 3 injured after being hit by avalanche

February 25, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — Swiss police say a woman has died after being hit by an avalanche in the Alps near the Italian border. more »»

6 months after attacks began, Rohingya see no end in sight

February 25, 2018

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Their houses are often made of plastic sheets. Much of their food comes from aid agencies. Jobs are few, and there is painfully little to do. The nightmares are relentless. more »»

Iraq's ethnic, religious groups fragmented as elections near

February 25, 2018

BAGHDAD (AP) — Long beset by toxic divisions, Iraq seems to be growing even more fragmented ahead of national elections scheduled for May, with Iranian influence set to grow and the minority... more »»

Avant-garde mosque angers hard-liners in Iran

February 25, 2018

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A newly built avant-garde mosque in the heart of Iran's capital would have hard-liners shouting from the minarets — if there were any. more »»

Tokyo returns with Summer Games with something new to prove

February 25, 2018

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Tokyo used its famous 1964 Olympics to show off a miraculous recovery from defeat in World War II. more »»

North Korean delegation arrives for Olympics closing show

February 25, 2018

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean delegation led by a controversial former general arrived in South Korea to attend Sunday's closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and... more »»

 
 

 

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