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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 »»

Lawyer: Uighur scholar in China gets life sentence

September 23, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court imposed a life sentence Tuesday on a moderate scholar who championed the country's Uighur minority, the most severe penalty in a decade for anyone in China convicte... more »»

Poland plans to buy missiles for its F-16s from US

September 23, 2014

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland hopes to finalize a multimillion deal with U.S. company Lockheed Martin Corp. more »»

Euro area gets new 10-euro bill

September 23, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — The 18 countries that use the euro currency have a new 10-euro ($13) note, which the European Central Bank says has enhanced security features that will make it harder to counterfeit. more »»

Philips to separate lighting arm into new company

September 23, 2014

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Royal Philips NV is to split off its lighting division to create two separate companies, the latest in a string of radical restructurings by one of Europe's best-known... more »»

AP Exclusive: Brazil says no to global forest plan

September 23, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Despite its critical role in protecting the Amazon rainforest, Brazil will not endorse a global anti-deforestation initiative being announced at the U.N. more »»

Islamic State offensive poses problems for Turkey

September 23, 2014

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Fierce fighting Monday between the Islamic State militant group and Kurdish forces just over the border in Syria brought the battle closer to Turkey, triggering a surge of... more »»

US launches 1st airstrikes in Syria

September 23, 2014

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — The United States and partner nations launched their first airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria, as fighting raged Monday between the extremist group and... more »»

Islamist group kidnaps Frenchman in Algeria

September 22, 2014

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A splinter group from al-Qaida's North African branch kidnapped a French citizen and said Monday that it would kill him unless France halts it airstrikes against the... more »»

Sierra Leone, Liberia brace for new Ebola cases

September 22, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Two of the West African nations hardest hit by Ebola were bracing for new caseloads on Monday after trying to outflank the outbreak with a nationwide checkup and a... more »»

Libya rival backers reject outside interference

September 22, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The United Nations, the European Union and 13 countries, including those suspected of supporting rival sides in Libya, signed an agreement Monday that calls for an end to any... more »»

Islamic State militants kill 40 Iraqi troops

September 22, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants disguised in Iraqi army uniforms and driving stolen Humvees killed at least 40 Iraqi soldiers and captured 68 others in western Anbar province, breaking... more »»

Yemeni Shiite rebel sweep into capital kills 340

September 22, 2014

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — In a stunning sweep of the Yemeni capital, the country's Shiite rebels seized homes, offices and military bases of their Sunni foes on Monday, forcing many into hiding and... more »»

Islamic State group calls for attacking civilians

September 22, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group's spokesman said its fighters are ready to battle a U.S. more »»

Islamic State offensive poses problems for Turkey

September 22, 2014

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Fierce fighting Monday between the Islamic State militant group and Kurdish forces just over the border in Syria brought the battle closer to Turkey, triggering a surge of... more »»

 
 

 

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