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Colombia, FARC rebels reach deal to end half-century war

August 25, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — Colombia's government and the country's biggest rebel group reached a deal Wednesday evening for ending a half-century of hostilities in what has been one of the world's... more »»

Powerful earthquake shakes central Myanmar

August 25, 2016

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Rescue workers surveyed the damage Thursday after a powerful earthquake shook Myanmar, killing at least four people and damaging 185 ancient Buddhist pagodas in the former... more »»

Report: Syria and Islamic State blamed for chemical attacks

August 24, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An international team has concluded that the Syrian government and Islamic State militants carried out chemical attacks in the conflict-wracked nation during 2014 and 2015,... more »»

Italy earthquake kills at least 159, reduces towns to rubble

August 24, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble Wednesday. more »»

The Latest: Authorities say quake death toll at 159

August 24, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):

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11:45 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Quake rescue work suspended at Italian hotel

August 24, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):

10:45 p.m. more »»

Colombia, rebels say they have reached historic peace deal

August 24, 2016

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's government and leftist rebels said Wednesday that they have reached a deal to end Latin America's last major guerrilla war, opening a new chapter for the countr... more »»

France's Sarkozy brands burkinis a 'provocation'

August 24, 2016

PARIS (AP) — France's former conservative president, Nicolas Sarkozy, has branded the full-body burkini swimsuits worn by some Muslim women a "provocation" that he says supports radicalized Islam. more »»

Bankrupt businessman seizes Moscow bank, then surrenders

August 24, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — A man who claimed to have a bomb seized a bank in the center of Moscow and took four people hostage Wednesday evening, but he surrendered peacefully a few hours later, police said. more »»

AP EXPLAINS: Difference between shallow, deep earthquakes

August 24, 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A strong earthquake rocks Italy, flattening towns and killing scores of people. more »»

Israel clears forces in several deadly 2014 Gaza war cases

August 24, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military on Wednesday cleared its forces of wrongdoing in three deadly incidents that took place during the 2014 Gaza war — including an airstrike that killed 15... more »»

Canadian Mounties allow officers to wear hijab

August 24, 2016

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's national police force recently permitted its women officers to wear the hijab. more »»

UN chief: Review potential information on Hammarskjold death

August 24, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling for a review of potential new information, including from South Africa, on the mysterious 1961 plane crash that killed U.N. more »»

Militants attack American University in Afghanistan, 1 dead

August 24, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Militants attacked the American University of Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least one person and wounding another 18, officials sai. more »»

Turkey makes first major foray into Syria with assault on IS

August 24, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey on Wednesday launched its first major ground assault into Syria since the country's civil war began, sending in tanks and special forces backed by U.S. more »»

The Latest: 8-year-old pulled out alive from quake rubble

August 24, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):

8:35 p.. more »»

The Latest: Obama salutes quick action by quake responders

August 24, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):

8:25 p.m.

President Barack Obama is telling Italian President Sergio Mattarella that the U.S. more »»

The Latest: Erdogan says Syrian rebels take back border town

August 24, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the civil war in Syria (all times local):

9:30 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Health minister: Many kids among quake victims

August 24, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):

8:10 p.m. more »»

Explorer: No train or tunnel at search site for Nazi train

August 24, 2016

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Explorers' great hopes for finding a legendary Nazi "gold train" in Poland appeared dashed Wednesday when, after digging extensively, they admitted they have found "no train... more »»

 
 

 

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