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Indonesia: Lombok quakes don't meet national disaster status

August 21, 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's disaster agency says earthquakes that killed more than 500 people on the island of Lombok in the past month and caused half a billion dollars in damage don't... more »»

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha as pilgrims conduct hajj rites

August 21, 2018

MINA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Muslims are celebrating Eid al-Adha as over 2 million pilgrims carry out the final rites of the hajj in Saudi Arabia. more »»

Microsoft uncovers more Russian attacks ahead of midterms

August 21, 2018

Microsoft said Tuesday it has uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm election. more »»

A look at the leading candidates for Brazil's presidency

August 21, 2018

SAO PAULO (AP) — With poll-leading former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in jail and likely to be barred from running, Brazil's presidential election is wide open. more »»

Cambodian king pardons 4 imprisoned land rights activists

August 21, 2018

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A prominent leader of Cambodia's land rights movement and three female activists imprisoned with her were freed Monday under a royal pardon. more »»

Australia's Turnbull survives leadership vote; Dutton leaves

August 21, 2018

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull survived a leadership challenge Tuesday, defeating a senior minister in an internal government ballot that is unlikely to... more »»

Frustration rules as Venezuela unveils new currency

August 20, 2018

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Saul Jimenez just wanted to buy bread from his neighborhood bakery in Venezuela's capital on Monday. It did not go wel. more »»

Pope: No effort spared to fight abuse, but offers no details

August 20, 2018

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis vowed Monday that "no effort must be spared" to root out priestly sex abuse and cover-up from the Catholic Church, but gave no indication that he would take actio... more »»

Flash flood hits hikers in gorge in southern Italy; 8 dead

August 20, 2018

MILAN (AP) — Heavy rain flooded a gorge filled with hikers Monday in the southern region of Calabria, killing at least eight, Italy's civil protection agency said. more »»

UN rights chief warns UN could 'collapse' without change

August 20, 2018

GENEVA (AP) — The outgoing U.N. more »»

Europe sees sharp rise in measles: 41,000 cases, 37 deaths

August 20, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — The World Health Organization says the number of measles cases in Europe jumped sharply during the first six months of 2018 and at least 37 people have died.

The U.N. more »»

2 detained after shots are fired at US Embassy in Turkey

August 20, 2018

ISTANBUL (AP) — Shots were fired from a moving car at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey before dawn Monday, an attack that came during heightened tensions between the two NATO allies. more »»

Poland bans Ukraine activist from Europe, raising questions

August 20, 2018

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland has used its powers as a European Union member to ban a human rights Ukrainian activist from all 26 countries in Europe's Schengen area, saying she poses a security... more »»

German foreign minister honors Nazi victims at Auschwitz

August 20, 2018

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has labelled the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland as "hell on earth," during a visit Monday intended to ensure the... more »»

Gatwick passengers need to check whiteboards after IT glitch

August 20, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Gatwick Airport has resorted to using marking pens and whiteboards to post flight information after a technical failure caused electronic message boards to malfunction. more »»

Islamic militants launch attacks in Chechnya, 5 killed

August 20, 2018

GROZNY, Russia (AP) — Islamic militants launched a series of attacks Monday in Russia's southern province of Chechnya, leaving five young militants dead and several police officers wounded,... more »»

Afghan forces free most hostages taken in new Taliban attack

August 20, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan forces rescued nearly 150 people Monday, including women and children, hours after the Taliban ambushed a convoy of buses and abducted them. more »»

Suspect detained after shots fired at US Embassy in Turkey

August 20, 2018

ISTANBUL (AP) — Shots were fired from a moving car at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey before dawn Monday, an attack that came during heightened tensions between the two NATO allie. more »»

EU seeks hosts for migrants amid new Italy, Malta standoff

August 20, 2018

MILAN (AP) — The European Union is trying to find countries willing to take 177 people rescued at sea after Italy sought its help to deal with yet another migrant standoff with Malta. more »»

Pope on sex abuse: "We showed no care for the little ones"

August 20, 2018

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis issued a letter to Catholics around the world Monday condemning the crime of priestly sexual abuse and its cover-up and demanding accountability, seeking to... more »»

 
 

 

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