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Greek, German leaders seek to reboot relationship

March 23, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor sought Monday to reboot an increasingly sour relationship, saying they are looking for ways to help Athens reach a deal wit... more »»

Yemen FM: President Hadi calls for Gulf military, UN action

March 23, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's embattled President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi has asked Gulf countries to intervene militarily against Shiite rebels who have seized the capital and are advancing toward... more »»

Greece's Tsipras commits to dialogue on bailout talks

March 23, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has committed to keep dialogue open in the country's efforts to agree with creditors on reforms that would qualify it for urgently-needed rescue... more »»

South African judge convicts retired tennis champion of rape

March 23, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A judge in South Africa on Monday convicted Bob Hewitt, a former Grand Slam tennis champion, of raping and sexually assaulting three girls whom he had been coaching. more »»

WHO denies politics swayed Ebola emergency declaration

March 23, 2015

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization denied Monday that politics swayed the decision to declare an international emergency over the spread of the Ebola virus last year, despite evidence... more »»

Oman ruler returns after months of treatment in Europe

March 23, 2015

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oman's ailing 74-year-old leader, who has ruled the country for more than four decades, returned Monday after several months of treatment in Germany. more »»

Knox, ex-boyfriend face parallel trial by social media

March 23, 2015

MILAN (AP) — Italy's highest court this week takes up the Amanda Knox case for the second time as a parallel trial-by-social media rages online, with partisans on both sides seeking to shape... more »»

Clashes rage in Ukrainian town, making mockery of truce

March 23, 2015

SHYROKYNE, Ukraine (AP) — To reach rear-guard government positions in the seaside town of Shyrokyne, Ukrainian soldiers gingerly wind their off-roaders through private gardens hugging a precipice... more »»

AP Analysis: Is Israel democratic? Not so clear

March 23, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Is Israel a democracy? The answer is not so straightforward, and it increasingly matters given the diplomatic fallout over hardliner Benjamin Netanyahu's reelection last week. more »»

NEWS GUIDE: The crisis in Yemen

March 23, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Shiite rebels, backed by supporters of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, have largely seized the third-largest city after capturing the capital Sanaa in September,... more »»

Siblings killed in New York house fire buried in Israel

March 23, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Seven Jewish siblings who died in a devastating New York house fire were laid to rest in Jerusalem on Monday at an emotional ceremony attended by several thousand mourners. more »»

Pope finally gets his pizza _ albeit hand-delivered

March 23, 2015

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis, who recently lamented he can't slip out and get a pizza like he used to, finally got a pie — albeit one hand-delivered to his popemobile. more »»

Okinawa orders halt to work related to US base relocation

March 23, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — The governor of the southern Japanese island of Okinawa ordered a Defense Ministry branch to suspend all work in the area where a key U.S. more »»

Macedonians split over allegations of wiretapping

March 23, 2015

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Bugged phones, coup plots and shadowy foreign agent. more »»

Siblings killed in New York fire being buried in Israel

March 23, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Seven Jewish siblings who were killed in a devastating New York house fire over the weekend were being laid to rest Monday after being flown to Israel for burial. more »»

Syrian rebels shell city of Aleppo, killing at least 13

March 23, 2015

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian rebels fired mortar rounds into government-held parts of the northern city of Aleppo during rush hour Monday, killing 13 people and wounding dozens, state-run TV and... more »»

A glance at issues that divide Germany and Greece

March 23, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Relations between Greece's new government and Germany got off to a rocky start after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras swept to power in January on pledges to end the budget austerity... more »»

Greece's PM on first trip to Germany amid tense relations

March 23, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Alexis Tsipras is visiting Germany for the first time since becoming Greece's prime minister, meeting Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday as his debt-ridden nation and its key... more »»

Turkish MP: US, Canadian med students among group in Syria

March 23, 2015

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish opposition lawmaker says that an American and a Canadian are among a group of medical students believed to have crossed into Syria from Turkey. more »»

South African judge convicts retired tennis player of rape

March 23, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Bob Hewitt, a former Grand Slam doubles tennis champion, was on Monday convicted in a South African court of rape and sexual assault decades after the alleged assaults. more »»

 
 

 

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