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France risks humiliating 'fail' in EU budget test

October 15, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Pencils down, papers over. more »»

UK terror suspect had 'Plan A' document

October 15, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Police found a checklist-style document labeled "Plan A" in the home of a suspect accused of plotting a terrorist attack in Britain, a prosecutor told a semi-secret trial in London... more »»

NATO chief: no big Russian withdrawal near Ukraine

October 15, 2014

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — NATO's top military commander said Wednesday that the alliance would welcome the withdrawal of Russian troops from a Russian region bordering Ukraine, but that it has... more »»

Serbia accuses Albania of provocation after brawl

October 15, 2014

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian officials accused Albania on Wednesday of a deliberate political provocation after a drone flew an Albanian nationalist banner over a stadium in Belgrade during a... more »»

Image of Asia: Demanding flood relief in Kashmir

October 15, 2014

In this photo by Mukhtar Khan, a woman blocks a road during a protest demanding help for people affected by flooding in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir. more »»

Airstrikes, street battles in Syrian Kurdish town

October 15, 2014

MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — Bolstered by intensified U.S. more »»

Putin to focus on Ukraine during trip to Milan

October 15, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a series of meetings with Western leaders focusing on Ukraine during his trip to Italy, the Kremlin said Wednesday. more »»

What's at stake in Iran nuclear talks?

October 15, 2014

VIENNA (AP) — An Iranian nuclear agreement is the Obama administration's grandest foreign policy objective, a legacy-defining endeavor that holds the prospect of ending the gravest potential... more »»

UK judge: No payout to cleared hacking defendant

October 15, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The judge in Britain's phone hacking trial said Wednesday that acquitted defendant Charles Brooks shouldn't be reimbursed for his legal costs because even though he was innocent, hi... more »»

Steenkamp's cousin testifies at Pistorius hearing

October 15, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A cousin of Reeva Steenkamp is testifying for the prosecution at Oscar Pistorius' sentencing hearing. more »»

Ukraine politics turns trashy as mood sours

October 15, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — In Ukraine, trashing a politician isn't a metaphor. It's literal: Find a suspected shady official, grab him and throw him into a dumpster. more »»

Australians cheer Flanagan's Booker Prize win

October 15, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Australian literature-lovers cheered Wednesday after Richard Flanagan won the prestigious Booker Prize with a visceral story of wartime brutality and its aftermath — a novel the hea... more »»

Stub it out: Report suggests smoking ban in parks

October 15, 2014

LONDON (AP) — A leading cancer specialist is proposing a ban on smoking in London's parks and at landmarks like Trafalgar Square and Parliament Square. more »»

After loss, Scottish nationalists choose new chief

October 15, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The Scottish National Party says Nicola Sturgeon will be its next leader, replacing Alex Salmond, who is stepping down after failing to secure independence in a referendum last month. more »»

Syrian lawmaker assassinated in central province

October 15, 2014

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A Syrian lawmaker was gunned down and killed in the restive central province of Hama, state media and officials said Wednesday in the latest assassination to target a figur... more »»

Hong Kong police attack on activist sparks anger

October 15, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police battling activists for control of an underpass in the dead of night Wednesday sparked public anger after officers were seen kicking a handcuffed protester in the... more »»

Wounded AP reporter vows to return to Afghanistan

October 15, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Over and over, Kathy Gannon has re-lived the decisions that led to the death of her close friend Anja Niedringhaus and her own severe injuries, as they went about their jobs... more »»

Syrian Kurds press hundreds of young men into army

October 15, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Police in Syria's beleaguered self-ruled Kurdish areas have rounded up hundreds of young men to press them into military service recently made compulsory, activists and Kurdish... more »»

So far, mass graves don't hold Mexico's 43 missing

October 15, 2014

TIXTLA, Mexico (AP) — It was news that gave parents hope: None of the bodies found in five mass graves in southern Mexico belonged to 43 teachers college students who have been missing for nearly... more »»

Cuba violinmakers battle instrument shortage

October 15, 2014

HAVANA (AP) — In a light-filled workshop cluttered with tools and pieces of old string instruments, three men carve strips of imported wood and silently measure the angles of violin pegs and viol... more »»

 
 
 

 

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