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Sierra Leoneans to stay home in final push to stop Ebola

March 28, 2015

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's 6 million people were told to stay home for three days beginning Friday, except for religious services, as the West African nation attempted a final... more »»

Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned by Italy high court

March 27, 2015

ROME (AP) — Italy's highest court overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Friday, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case that captivated people on... more »»

The Latest: Church service in Duesseldorf for crash families

March 27, 2015

10:40 p.m. (2140 GMT, 5:40 p.m. more »»

AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia could spark new offensive

March 27, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia plans to eliminate Ukraine as an independent state and could spark a new offensive in the east to achieve that aim, Ukraine's prime minister told The Associated Press... more »»

The Latest: Lufthansa offers quick aid to victims' families

March 27, 2015

9:55 p.m. (2055 GMT, 4:55 p.m. EDT)

Lufthansa is offering immediate aid of up to 50,000 euros ($54,800) per passenger to relatives of the Germanwings crash that killed 150 people on Tuesday. more »»

German airline could face 'unlimited' damages for Alps crash

March 27, 2015

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Lufthansa could face "unlimited" compensation claims for the crash that killed 150 people in the French alps and it would be difficult, even counterproductive, for the German... more »»

Co-pilot appeared healthy, but may have hidden illness

March 27, 2015

MONTABAUR, Germany (AP) — Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appeared happy and healthy to acquaintances, but a picture emerged Friday of a man who hid evidence of an illness from his employers ... more »»

Yemen's Aden a key battleground in conflict

March 27, 2015

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Yemen's city of Aden, a vital Arabian Sea port for centuries, is emerging as a key battleground in the fight between a Saudi-led Arab coalition backing the country's... more »»

Astronauts blast off for 1-year trip to space station

March 27, 2015

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — American astronaut Scott Kelly and his Russian counterpart Mikhail Kornienko have blasted off on a mission to spend an entire year away from the Earth. more »»

The Latest: Mass held in Barcelona for plane crash victims

March 27, 2015

8:55 p.m. (1955 GMT, 3:55 a.m. EDT)

Hundreds of mourners have shown up for a Mass in a Barcelona suburb for three generations of one family who died in the Germanwings plane crash. more »»

At least 9 dead as militants attack hotel in Somali capital

March 27, 2015

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Al-Shabab militants blasted their way into a Mogadishu hotel and took positions inside, exchanging fire with security forces seeking to regain control of the facility... more »»

Israel to stop withholding Palestinian tax revenues

March 27, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Friday that it will transfer Palestinian tax revenues it has been withholding as punishment for the Palestinians' application to join the International Criminal Court. more »»

Astronauts to blast off for 1-year trip to space station

March 27, 2015

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — American astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian counterpart Mikhail Kornienko blast off early Saturday to begin a year away from Earth. more »»

With big projects, Ethiopia shedding famine stereotype

March 27, 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's planned new airport on the outskirts of the capital is still years from becoming a reality but Tewodros Dawit can already envision how grand it will look. more »»

Marriage plans and writing occupy Amanda Knox

March 27, 2015

SEATTLE (AP) — Despite the murder case hanging over her head, Amanda Knox has tried to lead a normal life in the more than three years since she was freed from an Italian prison: She recently got... more »»

EU weighs new methods to coax Israel back to peace talks

March 27, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is assessing new ways to push Israel back to the peace negotiating table with the Palestinians for a deal based on a two-state solution, working in tandem with... more »»

European air authority recommends 2 crew in cockpit

March 27, 2015

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The European Union's aviation safety agency recommended Friday that airlines always have two people in the cockpit of a flying aircraft after it emerged that the... more »»

The Latest: Europe aviation agency urges 2 crew in cockpits

March 27, 2015

5:15 p.m. (1615 GMT, 12:15 a.m. EDT)

Europe's aviation safety agency is now recommending that airlines always have two people in the cockpit of a flying aircraft. more »»

Warships move in key strait as airstrikes widen in Yemen

March 27, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi and Egyptian warships deployed Friday to the Bab al-Mandab strait off Yemen to secure the strategic sea passage, Egyptian military officials said, as a Saudi-led... more »»

The Latest: French police recover remains of crash victims

March 27, 2015

4:40 p.m. (1540 GMT, 11:40 a.m. more »»

 
 

 

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