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HRW: Iraqi militias recruiting children ahead of Mosul push

August 30, 2016

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi militias are recruiting children from camps for civilians displaced by conflict ahead of the long-awaited operation to retake militant-held Mosul, according to a report... more »»

3 hurt as suicide bomber hits Chinese Embassy in Kyrgyzstan

August 30, 2016

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — A suspected suicide bomber on Tuesday crashed a car through the entrance of the Chinese Embassy in the Kyrgyzstan capital of Bishkek, detonating a bomb that killed the... more »»

German EU commissioner 'wouldn't bet big money on Brexit'

August 30, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's European Union commissioner says public opinion in Britain could shift against leaving the bloc if the economy worsens as a result of the country's decision to exit. more »»

Brazil's Rousseff defends self ahead of Senate's ouster vote

August 30, 2016

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — On what could prove to be her last day as Brazil's president, Dilma Rousseff mounted a forceful defense of her time leading Latin America's most populous nation, warning... more »»

Human Rights Watch: Palestinians abuse media, activists

August 30, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian authorities are silencing dissent by cracking down on free speech and abusing local journalists and activists critical of their policies, a leading international huma... more »»

Brazil's president proclaims innocence at impeachment trial

August 30, 2016

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's suspended president proclaimed her innocence Monday, branding her vice president a "usurper" and warning senators that history would judge them harshly if they... more »»

Mexico's top police chief out after execution allegations

August 29, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's president dismissed the chief of the federal police force Monday, less than two weeks after the country's human rights commission released a scathing report alleging... more »»

Obama to juggle security, climate, rights on final Asia trip

August 29, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama faces thorny talks about the fight against the Islamic State group, climate change and human rights when he sets off this week across the Pacific for an... more »»

In Brazil Senate, Rousseff proclaims innocence, blasts VP

August 29, 2016

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff proclaimed her innocence on Monday, branding her vice president a "usurper" and warning senators that history would judge them harshly i... more »»

Romania: 6 gov't officials on embezzlement charges

August 29, 2016

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian anti-corruption prosecutors say six senior interior ministry officials have been indicted on suspicion of embezzlement and making false statements. more »»

US urges halt to Turkish, Kurdish clashes in northern Syria

August 29, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The U.S. on Monday urged Turkish troops and Kurdish forces in northern Syria to halt their fighting, saying it hinders efforts to defeat the Islamic State grou. more »»

The Latest: US asks Turkey to focus on fight against IS

August 29, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in the Syrian civil war (all times local):

10:20 p.m.

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the United States is trying to "de-conflict" U. more »»

Islamic State bombing kills 54 government recruits in Yemen

August 29, 2016

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A suicide car bombing claimed by the Islamic State in Yemen's southern city of Aden on Monday killed at least 54 pro-government recruits, officials said, underscoring how the... more »»

Quake survivors erupt in anger at funeral plan; govt relents

August 29, 2016

ROME (AP) — Italian quake survivors rebelled in anger Monday over the government's plan to hold a state funeral for their loved ones in an airport hangar in a distant town, where scores of bodies... more »»

North Korea denounces UN condemnation, warns US of action

August 29, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea has denounced a U.. more »»

Oil wells south of Mosul burn days after key town retaken

August 29, 2016

QAYARA, Iraq (AP) — The skies above this small northern Iraqi town are black with smoke and ash rains down from around a half dozen oil wells that Islamic State group fighters set ablaze as Iraqi... more »»

French minister: enemy seeks to divide Muslims, non-Muslims

August 29, 2016

PARIS (AP) — France's interior minister said Monday that the country is at war with an enemy trying to pit Muslims against non-Muslims, making it urgent to create a strong bond between the nation... more »»

The Latest: 2 arrested in Italy for looting quake-hit homes

August 29, 2016

ROME (AP) — The Latest on Italy's devastating earthquake (all times local):

7:45 p.m.

Italian police have arrested two people for allegedly looting quake-damaged homes. more »»

Hunger grips thousands of new South Sudan refugees in Uganda

August 29, 2016

ADJUMANI, Uganda (AP) — When the refugees arrive at this camp near the border with South Sudan, the beans provided by the United Nations are their only source of protein. more »»

The Latest: Turkey: Rockets fired from Syria wounded 5 kids

August 29, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in the Syrian civil war (all times local):

8:10 p.m. more »»

 
 
 

 

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