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Putin and Poroshenko meet for bilateral talks

August 26, 2014

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The presidents of Russia and Ukraine met late Tuesday for their first bilateral talks at a much-anticipated summit in Minsk, which many voiced hopes may help bring an end to... more »»

Israel, Hamas agree to open-ended Gaza cease-fire

August 26, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel and Hamas agreed Tuesday to an open-ended cease-fire, halting a seven-week war that killed more than 2,200 people, the vast majority Palestinians, left tens of... more »»

Afghan candidate threatens boycott of vote audit

August 26, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — One of the two men vying to become Afghanistan's next president is threatening to boycott a ballot audit from the country's disputed presidential runoff, his adviser sai... more »»

UN helicopter shot down in South Sudan

August 26, 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A rebel commander who warned the U.N. not to fly over his territory shot down a U.N. helicopter Tuesday in rural South Sudan, charged a spokesman for a state governor. more »»

AP sources: US surveillance planes fly over Syria

August 26, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. has begun surveillance flights over Syria after President Barack Obama gave the OK, U.S. more »»

UN health agency urges crackdown on e-cigarettes

August 26, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — Governments should have tougher rules for electronic cigarettes — banning their use indoors and putting them off limits for minors — until more evidence can be gathered about their... more »»

Nigeria soldiers who fled into Cameroon head home

August 26, 2014

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian government soldiers, who witnesses said fled into neighboring Cameroon during a clash with a large number of Islamic fighters of Boko Haram, handed over their... more »»

Swedish city plays 'Schindler's List' to Nazis

August 26, 2014

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Neo-Nazis rallying in the Swedish city of Norrkoping have been greeted by the theme song from "Schindler's List" ringing from the bells of city hall. more »»

Israel, Hamas accept Gaza war cease-fire

August 26, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel and Hamas announced Tuesday that they agreed to an open-ended cease-fire in the Gaza war after seven weeks of fighting that killed more than 2,200 people, the... more »»

Death of opposition leader roils Botswana

August 26, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — He was a former stalwart in Botswana's ruling party who defected to become a rising star in the political opposition ahead of elections in October. more »»

Israel accepts Egyptian cease-fire to end Gaza war

August 26, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli official says Israel has accepted an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire plan to end a seven-week war against Islamic militants in the Gaza Strip. more »»

Ebola has 'upper hand,' says US official

August 26, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — The Ebola virus may have the "upper hand" in an outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa but experts can stop the virus' spread, a top American... more »»

Egypt state media announces Gaza war cease-fire

August 26, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Egyptian state media announced that a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas is taking effect Tuesday, halting the seven-week Gaza war which has killed over 2,200 people... more »»

5 things to watch for at the Venice Film Festival

August 26, 2014

VENICE, Italy (AP) — It has Al Pacino and zombie girlfriends, Owen Wilson and Lars von Trier. more »»

UN envoy opposes foreign intervention in Libya

August 26, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — The newly appointed U.. more »»

Putin talks with Ukraine's leader; fighting widens

August 26, 2014

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The presidents of Russia and Ukraine met face-to-face Tuesday for the first time since June to talk about the fighting that has engulfed Ukraine's separatist eas. more »»

Amid poverty, US surgeons saving lives in Uganda

August 26, 2014

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The American neurosurgeon leaned in to take a selfie with his patient, chuckling with excitement when she raised her hands. more »»

Afghan presidential contender threatens boycott

August 26, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — One of the two men vying to become Afghanistan's next president is threatening to boycott a ballot audit from the country's disputed presidential runoff, his adviser sai... more »»

Palestinian officials: Cease-fire made with Israel

August 26, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Officials from Hamas and Islamic Jihad, the main groups fighting in Gaza, said Tuesday they have reached a deal with Israel to end a seven-week war that has killed... more »»

Car bombing kills at least 11 people in Baghdad

August 26, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — A car bomb exploded on Tuesday in a busy Shiite area in eastern Baghdad, killing at least 11 people, officials said, the latest in a series of attacks to shake the Iraqi capital as... more »»

 
 

 

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