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UN: North Korean company renames ships to evade sanctions

February 26, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A North Korean shipping company that famously tried to hide fighter jets under a cargo of sugar later sought to evade U.N. more »»

Leaders in Asia face jail, arrests _ often due to politics

February 26, 2015

NEW DELHI (AP) — On Wednesday, a court in Bangladesh issued an arrest warrant for Khaleda Zia, the opposition leader whose political feud with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has dominated the... more »»

Abducted Syrian Christians moved to militant stronghold

February 26, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants have moved a large group of Christians they abducted to one of their strongholds as fighting raged on Wednesday between the extremists and Kurdish and... more »»

Smith and Sheeran win, Kanye stirs it up at UK's Brit Awards

February 26, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran each won a pair of prizes Wednesday at Britain's leading music awards — but it took Kanye West to introduce some edge, with a song that proved too strong fo... more »»

Order forcing judges to move to Guantanamo halts 9/11 case

February 25, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — A military judge ordered an immediate halt Wednesday to proceedings in the Sept. 11 terrorism case because of a new Defense Department rule that requires him to relocate to the U.S. more »»

US-Israel quarrel intensifies over Netanyahu speech

February 25, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trading barbs, the U.S. more »»

Greek leader faces criticism on austerity concessions

February 25, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's prime minister held a marathon meeting with his party's lawmakers Wednesday, briefing them on pledges made to European creditors to win a four-month extension of th... more »»

Rio officials probe source of fish die-off in Olympic waters

February 25, 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro's state environmental agency says it is investigating a fish die-off that has left thousands of carcasses floating in waters where sailing events are to be... more »»

3 Al-Jazeera journalists arrested for flying drone in Paris

February 25, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Three Al-Jazeera journalists have been arrested for illegally flying a drone in Paris Wednesday, after unidentified drones flew over the Eiffel Tower and key Paris landmarks for a... more »»

Kidnappers of American missionary in Nigeria demand ransom

February 25, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The armed men who abducted an American missionary earlier this week in southern Nigeria have demanded a ransom of nearly $300,000, police said Wednesday.

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Indian city bans public gatherings over swine flu fears

February 25, 2015

AHMEDABAD, India (AP) — A west Indian city has banned most public gatherings in an attempt to halt the spread of swine flu, which has claimed at least 926 lives nationwide in 11 weeks. more »»

Obama aides sharpen criticism of Netanyahu ahead of speech

February 25, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The strain between the U.S. more »»

AP EXPLAINS: How Niagara Falls freezes ... or does it?

February 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — It's a stunning sight: Niagara Falls, the world's most famous waterfall, apparently frozen in place. more »»

Traditional healer returns to first Ebola-affected village

February 25, 2015

MELIANDOU, Guinea (AP) — Here at ground zero of West Africa's Ebola outbreak, a local traditional healer returned to complete the removal of a curse residents believe could have been placed on... more »»

Irishman wounded by booby-trap bomb as he removes IRA sign

February 25, 2015

DUBLIN (AP) — Officials say a Northern Ireland man has suffered serious wounds when a booby-trapped bomb exploded as he removed a sign bearing threats from an Irish Republican Army faction. more »»

Cyprus signs military deal to let Russian navy ships dock

February 25, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Cyprus on Wednesday signed a deal with Russia allowing its navy ships to make regular port calls on the divided Mediterranean island. more »»

UN experts: Yemen ex-president allegedly amassed billions

February 25, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh is alleged to have amassed assets worth between $32 billion and $60 billion, most believed to have been transferred abroad under... more »»

Netanyahu: World powers 'have given up' in Iran nuke talks

February 25, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — In his sharpest criticism yet, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that world powers "have given up" on stopping Iran from developing nuclear weapons in... more »»

Abducted Syrian Christians moved to militant stronghold

February 25, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants have moved a large group of Christians they abducted to one of their strongholds as fighting raged on Wednesday between the extremists and Kurdish and... more »»

Too big to manage? HSBC's chiefs grilled over tax scandal

February 25, 2015

LONDON (AP) — First there was money laundering. Then foreign-exchange rigging. Now tax evasion. more »»

 
 
 

 

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