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Golf course debate reflects Vietnam army's capitalist streak

April 29, 2015

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam's busiest airport, once a major gateway for thousands of U.S. more »»

Indonesia reportedly executes 8 for drug smuggling

April 29, 2015

CILICAP, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia brushed aside last-minute appeals and executed eight people convicted of drug smuggling, according to foreign governments and local media reports Wednesday,... more »»

Philippine woman drug convict's execution delayed

April 28, 2015

CILICAP, Indonesia (AP) — A Philippine woman convicted of drug smuggling — one of nine people due to face a firing squad — has been granted a stay of execution, Indonesia's attorney general said... more »»

Nigerian army rescues 300 women and girls, none from Chibok

April 28, 2015

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian troops rescued nearly 300 girls and women during an offensive Tuesday against Boko Haram militants in the northeastern Sambisa Forest, the military said, but... more »»

Obama, Abe declare progress, but no breakthrough, on trade

April 28, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama acknowledged Tuesday the challenge he faces winning congressional support for a major Asia-Pacific trade deal that has become a cornerstone of his second... more »»

Near Nepal quake epicenter, desperate villagers await help

April 28, 2015

PASLANG, Nepal (AP) — There is almost nothing left of this village but enormous piles of broken red bricks and heaps of mud and dust. more »»

Bilingual Bush talks immigration in Puerto Rico

April 28, 2015

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Jeb Bush confronted one of the Republican Party's touchiest debates head-on Tuesday, telling Puerto Ricans that conservatives should be proud that America is "an... more »»

Philippine woman drug convict execution delayed

April 28, 2015

CILICAP, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's attorney general says the execution has been delayed of a woman Philippine convict, one of nine people who had been due to face a firing squa. more »»

Iran seizes cargo ship after firing warning shots

April 28, 2015

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian forces fired warning shots across the bridge of a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo vessel as it was traversing the Strait of Hormuz, boarded the ship and... more »»

Madeleine McCann's parents win Portuguese libel case

April 28, 2015

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The parents of missing British girl Madeleine McCann have won 500,000 euros ($549,000) in a libel action against a former Portuguese detective who published a book allegin... more »»

Hopes for Greek deal rise as prime minister, EU see progress

April 28, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — Hopes for a deal on Greece's bailout rose on Tuesday after the prime minister said he expected an agreement could be reached within two weeks and the European Union reported a... more »»

Saudi Arabia foils US Embassy attack, arrests 93 suspects

April 28, 2015

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Tuesday announced the arrest of 93 suspects with ties to the Islamic State group who it says were planning multi-pronged attacks on the U.S. more »»

UN: More than 300,000 driven from homes in Yemen's conflict

April 28, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — More than 300,000 Yemenis have been driven from their homes by a month of violence in the impoverished Arab nation, double the number only two weeks ago, amid escalating... more »»

Syrian opposition group says it will attend Geneva talks

April 28, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's main opposition group in exile says it will attend upcoming consultations in Geneva with the U.N. special envoy to Syria aimed at re-launching political negotiations. more »»

UN, Vatican team up for climate change agenda

April 28, 2015

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The United Nations and Vatican joined forces Tuesday to warn about the dire effects of climate change, gathering religious leaders, Nobel laureates and heads of state to... more »»

Police station attack in Bosnia reignites ethnic tensions

April 28, 2015

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The killing of a policeman by a Muslim gunman prompted Bosnian Serb leaders on Tuesday to renew calls for independence from the federation forged in a U.S. more »»

Golf course debate reflects Vietnam army's capitalist streak

April 28, 2015

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam's busiest airport, once a major gateway for thousands of U.S. more »»

Russia releases photos of new tank ahead of Victory Day

April 28, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Defense Ministry has released photographs of its new tank, which will be shown to the public for the first time during next month's Victory Day parade on Red Square. more »»

Image of Asia: Trying to keep out the rain in Kathmandu

April 28, 2015

In this photo by Manish Swarup, a woman living in a makeshift tent after Nepal's destructive earthquake fixes her shelter during rain in Kathmandu. more »»

Cypriot president unveils steps to boost peace talks trust

April 28, 2015

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' president said Tuesday he would this week give the new Turkish Cypriot leader details about minefields in the ethnically split island's breakaway north, one of a... more »»

 
 

 

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