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Indian spacecraft on course to enter Mars orbit

September 23, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — India will soon know if its first interplanetary mission will achieve its goal, when a spacecraft built with homegrown technology for a remarkably low price tag of $75 million... more »»

 
 
 
Countries, companies pledge to end deforestation

September 23, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 30 countries set the first-ever deadline on Tuesday to end deforestation by 2030, but the feasibility of such a goal was eroded when a key player, Brazil, said it would... more »»

Assad backs efforts to fight terrorism

September 23, 2014

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad said Tuesday he supports any international effort against terrorism, apparently trying to position his government on the side of the U.S. more »»

US, Arab allies hit IS strongholds in Syria, Iraq

September 23, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Combined U.S.-Arab airstrikes hit Islamic State military strongholds in Syria and Iraq, and a simultaneous U.S. more »»

Life term for China scholar chills ethnic dialogue

September 23, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — A life sentence given to a moderate Chinese scholar on Tuesday shows the ruling Communist Party is cutting off dialogue on ethnic tensions and could backfire by radicalizing... more »»

US: Ebola cases could hit 1.4 million by mid-Jan.

September 23, 2014

LONDON (AP) — New estimates by the World Health Organization and the U.S. health agency are warning that the number of Ebola cases could soar dramatically — the U.S. says up to 1. more »»

Afghanistan's Karzai takes one last swipe at US

September 23, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai used his farewell speech on Tuesday to take one last swipe at the United States, capping a long-testy relationship with the... more »»

Syria says Washington informed it before strikes

September 23, 2014

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria said Tuesday that Washington informed President Bashar Assad's government before a U.S. more »»

France won't stop fight in Iraq despite kidnapping

September 23, 2014

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian police and soldiers combed the imposing Djura Djura mountains on Tuesday searching for a kidnapped Frenchman that a security official said had been snatched by a... more »»

Indian zoo: Tiger kills man who climbed into moat

September 23, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — A white tiger killed a young man who climbed over a fence at the New Delhi zoo and jumped into the animal's enclosure Tuesday, a spokesman said. more »»

Islamic militants parade captured Iraqi soldiers

September 23, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group on Tuesday paraded Iraqi troops captured in battle earlier this week in a militant stronghold west of Baghdad, residents said. more »»

Hamas suspects in slaying of Israeli teens killed

September 23, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli special forces stormed a West Bank hideout early on Tuesday and killed two Palestinians suspected in the June abduction and slaying of three Israeli teenagers, a gruesome... more »»

NATO's outgoing chief: 'We cut fat, built muscle"

September 23, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — When Anders Fogh Rasmussen took over at NATO, the alliance was struggling to contain a growing insurgency in Afghanistan, and some predicted it would soon follow its Cold War foe,... more »»

Joint Chiefs chair: 'No safe haven' for militants

September 23, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Combined U.S. more »»

Suicide bomber targets army in Pakistan, kills 5

September 23, 2014

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide car bomber blew himself up near a convoy of security forces in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing five people and wounding 29 others, police said. more »»

Lessons learned 6 months into worst Ebola outbreak

September 23, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Six months into the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak, scientists say they know more about how the deadly virus behaves. more »»

Indian spacecraft on course to enter Mars' orbit

September 23, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — With homegrown technology and a remarkably low budget of about $75 million, India was on course to become the first nation to conduct a successful Mars mission on its first try. more »»

Ukraine: Cease-fire being upheld on both sides

September 23, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A cease-fire in east Ukraine is being upheld by both government troops and Russia-backed rebels, a senior Ukrainian official said Tuesday, in a first step toward enforcing a... more »»

Israel military shoots down Syrian aircraft

September 23, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military shot down a Syrian fighter jet that infiltrated its airspace over the Golan Heights on Tuesday morning — the first such downing in decades, heightening... more »»

WHO: 21,000 Ebola cases by November if no changes

September 23, 2014

LONDON (AP) — New estimates from the World Health Organization warn the number of Ebola cases could hit 21,000 in six weeks unless efforts to curb the outbreak are ramped up, according to an... more »»

Germany pushes for solution to Ukraine gas spat

September 23, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is pressing for a solution to the long-running gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine ahead of a meeting of the two countries' energy ministers this... more »»

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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