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India orders TV stations not to give rapist a platform

March 3, 2015

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian authorities ordered television stations Tuesday not to broadcast a documentary about a gang rape on a New Delhi bus in which one of the attackers blames the victim and say... more »»

New Delhi gang-rapist: She shouldn't have fought back

March 3, 2015

NEW DELHI (AP) — One of the men sentenced to death for raping and killing a woman in a brutal 2012 gang attack on a New Delhi bus says in a TV documentary that if their victim had not fought back... more »»

Mines, bombs slow Iraqi advance on Islamic State-held Tikrit

March 3, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi troops and Shiite militias battled the Islamic State group Tuesday on the outskirts of militant-held Tikrit, unable to advance further on Saddam Hussein's hometown as roadsid... more »»

South Sudan rebels: President needs to make more concessions

March 3, 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — South Sudan's rebels on Tuesday warned that peace talks with the government could fail if the government does not make concessions, especially on the issue of how to... more »»

Hundreds killed as Chad forces seize northeast Nigerian town

March 3, 2015

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Chadian troops have seized a strategically located northeast Nigerian town from Boko Haram, but not before the defeated Islamic extremists killed hundreds of civilians,... more »»

Villarrica volcano erupts in southern Chile, thousands flee

March 3, 2015

PUCON, Chile (AP) — One of South America's most active volcanoes erupted early Tuesday in southern Chile, spewing heavy smoke into the air as lava surged down its slopes, prompting authorities to... more »»

EU condemns Russia over Nemtsov funeral bans

March 3, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — EU-Russian relations took a further dip on Tuesday when the European Union strongly condemned Moscow for banning Polish and Latvian lawmakers from entering the country to attend... more »»

India, Pakistan envoys praise meetings held to repair ties

March 3, 2015

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Envoys from India and Pakistan agreed Tuesday to find common ground but there was no decision on whether the rare meeting between the wary rivals would result in future... more »»

Automakers vow not to give up on weak-selling electrics

March 3, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — Top automakers are vowing not to give up on weak-selling electric vehicles — even as they unveil an array of powerful luxury cars with conventional engines aimed at a growing global... more »»

DNA study backs theory of massive steppe migration to Europe

March 3, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — A wave of migrants from the eastern fringes of Europe some 4,500 years ago left their trace in the DNA — and possibly the languages — of modern Europeans, according to a new study. more »»

Hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot's health stable, Russia says

March 3, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — A top Russian prison official says the jailed Ukrainian military pilot who has been on a hunger strike for nearly three months is in a stable condition. more »»

Greece poised for recession as uncertainty takes its toll

March 3, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Barely a year after emerging from a savage recession comparable in its intensity to the Great Depression in the U.S., Greece's economy is shrinking again. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

March 3, 2015

LONDON (AP) — As the war between Russia-backed separatists and the Ukraine government still raged in eastern Ukraine, another shocking news story involving Russia developed last week: the killing... more »»

China plays down US concerns over anti-terror legislation

March 3, 2015

SHANGHAI (AP) — China played down U.S. more »»

As Iraqis advance on Tikrit, threat of car bombs, mines loom

March 3, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi troops and Shiite militias battled the Islamic State group Tuesday south of the militant-held city of Tikrit, though roadside bombs and suicide attacks slowed their advance o... more »»

Tapes surface of 'Jihadi John' talking about UK scrutiny

March 3, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Audio tapes in which the man identified as "Jihadi John" complains about scrutiny from British intelligence services have been broadcast in Britain. more »»

Image of Asia: Fire burns more than 1,000 homes in Manila

March 3, 2015

In this photo by Bullit Marquez, a boy sits on pavement while his family retrieves items from their burned home Tuesday following an overnight fire that destroyed a slum-dwellers community in... more »»

Indian envoy in Pakistan for rare visit praises talks

March 3, 2015

ISLAMABAD (AP) — India's foreign secretary said during a rare visit to Pakistan that the two sides agreed to work together to narrow their differences but that he'd also raised concerns about... more »»

Report: As Ebola wanes, other countries remain vulnerable

March 3, 2015

N'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — Arriving airline passengers lined up outdoors to have their temperatures checked, the screens in the nighttime darkness like glowing lightning bugs. more »»

Afghan avalanches cut off 3 northern districts

March 3, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Avalanches have cut off at least three districts in a remote part of northern Afghanistan, the head of a disaster relief agency said Tuesday, a week after nearly 200... more »»

 
 
 

 

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