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Iran airs TV footage of purported Israeli drone

August 25, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A crash scene aired on Iranian state television Monday purported to show the wreckage of an Israeli drone shot down near an Iranian nuclear site, prompting questions about how... more »»

Ukraine: Russian tank column enters southeast

August 25, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A column of Russian tanks and armored vehicles entered southeastern Ukraine around dawn Monday, a Ukrainian official said — a move that brings the conflict to an area that ha... more »»

Outgoing Libyan parliament names rival government

August 25, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Libya's outgoing parliament voted Monday to replace the current interim government with one headed by an Islamist-backed candidate, deepening the conflict-torn country's already star... more »»

Dempsey in Afghanistan for transition talks

August 25, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Pentagon has developed plans that would allow American forces to remain in Afghanistan beyond the end of the year if the contested presidential election drags on and... more »»

Pakistan cleric at rally warns of 48-hour deadline

August 25, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani cleric leading a mass anti-government rally in front of parliament issued a 48-hour deadline Monday for the country's prime minister to step down, saying he's prepare... more »»

Libya's outgoing parliament names new government

August 25, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — A Libyan lawmaker and television stations are saying that the country's outgoing parliament has voted to sack the current government and name a new one. more »»

Syrian official warns US: No unilateral airstrikes

August 25, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — While offering to assist any international effort to fight Islamic State militants, Syria's foreign minister warned the U.. more »»

Image of Asia: Playing games in the Philippines

August 25, 2014

In this photo by Aaron Favila, a boy aims a coin at his opponents' coins during a game in suburban Malabon, Philippines. more »»

UN rights chief: Crimes against humanity in Iraq

August 25, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — Islamic State fighters reportedly killed up to 670 prisoners in Mosul and committed other horrific abuses in Iraq that amount to crimes against humanity, U.N. more »»

France recalls 70th anniversary of WWII liberation

August 25, 2014

PARIS (AP) — President Francois Hollande has kicked off a day of commemorations for the 70th anniversary of the liberation of France in World War II. more »»

France's Socialist govt dissolves in internal feud

August 25, 2014

PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande dissolved the government on Monday after open feuding among his Cabinet over the country's stagnant economy. more »»

Iran TV shows off allegedly downed Israeli drone

August 25, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state TV on Monday broadcast footage purported to show an Israeli drone the country's Revolutionary Guard claimed to have shot down over the weekend near an Iranian... more »»

Whisky's worries mirror economic fears in Scotland

August 25, 2014

ISLAY, Scotland (AP) — Carl Reavey plunged his nose into the glass, inhaled the amber liquid's scent, then sipped. Slowly. more »»

Gaza fighting rages on as new truce talks rumored

August 25, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Fighting between Israel and Gaza militants raged on Monday despite claims of new cease-fire efforts as hundreds of Israelis living in communities near the coastal... more »»

AP Photos: Spirits roam during HK ghost festival

August 25, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Countless hungry and restless ghosts are roaming Hong Kong, and the world, to visit their living descendants, at least according to Chinese convention. more »»

French government dissolved amid internal feud

August 25, 2014

PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande dissolved the government on Monday after open feuding in his Cabinet over the country's stagnant economy. more »»

Israel strikes kill 2 in Gaza; official's home hit

August 25, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A new round of Israeli airstrikes and tank fire pounded Gaza on Monday as officials in the coastal strip said two more Palestinian civilians died from the violence. more »»

Thai junta leader assumes prime minister post

August 25, 2014

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's junta leader, who seized power in a military coup three months ago, officially assumed his new post as prime minister on Monday following an endorsement from the... more »»

Israel leader tries to link Hamas, Iraq extremists

August 25, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister is trying to capitalize on the gruesome video of an American journalist's beheading by the Islamic State extremist group, saying Hamas is an equally... more »»

Girls from Brazil's favelas find escape in ballet

August 25, 2014

SAO PAULO (AP) — Past the graffiti-covered overpass and subway tracks, in a slum penned in by high-rises, 8-year-old Gabriela Aparecida fixes her curly hair into a bun as she waits for a ride to... more »»

 
 

 

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