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Yes or no? Ireland decides whether to legalize gay marriage

May 22, 2015

DUBLIN (AP) — Voters in once staunchly Catholic Ireland were deciding Friday whether to legalize gay marriage in what the government's equality minister called "a referendum like no other. more »»

Cholera infects 3,000 Burundian refugees, UN calls for help

May 22, 2015

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — An outbreak of cholera has infected 3,000 people in a Tanzanian border region where refugees fleeing political unrest in Burundi have massed, the U.N. more »»

Mali separatists say soldiers publicly killed 9 Tuaregs

May 22, 2015

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Malian soldiers publicly killed nine residents of a Tuareg village in the country's north, a coalition of separatist groups said on Friday, and the U.N. more »»

Islamic State loyalists claim Saudi mosque attack

May 22, 2015

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A group purporting to be a newly-established Saudi affiliate of the Islamic State group says it is behind Friday's attack on Shiite worshippers in the kingdo. more »»

Guinea families transport bodies in public taxis

May 22, 2015

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Relatives of Ebola victims are transporting their bodies on public transportation in Guinea, seating the corpses upright between other passengers to skirt health controls... more »»

Eiffel Tower disrupted amid workers' anger about pickpockets

May 22, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower closed to the public for most of the day Friday as workers protested a rise in aggressive pickpockets around the Paris landmark that attracts thousands of visitors... more »»

Nigerian Muslims set court ablaze over 'insult' to Muhammad

May 22, 2015

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Hundreds of rioting Muslims set a Shariah court ablaze Friday in Nigeria's northern Kano city, protesting its decision to free a cleric accused of insulting the prophet... more »»

Army removes WWII bomb near London's Wembley Stadium

May 22, 2015

LONDON (AP) — British police say the army has safely removed an unexploded World War II bomb found near London's Wembley Stadium. more »»

AP Interview: $100 billion Saudi city to be ready by 2035

May 22, 2015

SOUTHERN SHUNEH, Jordan (AP) — A $100 billion city-from-scratch in Saudi Arabia is to be completed by 2035 and will serve as the main logistics and manufacturing hub for countries on the Red Sea,... more »»

Aspiring Asia leader China takes no role in Rohingya crisis

May 22, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — Malaysia has begun searching for thousands of boat people believed stranded in the Andaman Sea. From a hemisphere away in Washington, the U.S. said it will send navy planes. more »»

Guinea families transport bodies on public buses

May 22, 2015

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Relatives of Ebola victims are transporting their bodies on public transportation in Guinea, seating the corpses upright between other passengers to skirt health controls... more »»

Resident says 19 Shiites killed in Saudi suicide attack

May 22, 2015

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A suicide bomber targeted a mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia as worshippers were commemorating the 7th century birth of a revered Shiite figure on Friday, the Interior... more »»

Kenya says attack by Somali militants thwarted in Garissa

May 22, 2015

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Kenyan forces fought suspected al-Shabab members in a village close to the northeastern town where a massacre of college students took place last month, according to the... more »»

US: Myanmar should share responsibility for Rohingya crisis

May 22, 2015

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Navy ships from two countries scoured Southeast Asian waters Friday for boats believed to be carrying thousands of migrants with little food or water, and a top U.S. more »»

Australia in Europe's Song Contest? In a word, yes.

May 22, 2015

VIENNA (AP) — For the first time in its 60-year history, the Eurovision Song Contest may be won by — Australi. more »»

South Sudan alleges Khartoum role in new rebel offensive

May 22, 2015

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — South Sudan's military on Friday accused the Sudanese government of aiding a new rebel offensive in the southern country where oil fields are now threatened by fresh... more »»

South Korean court frees Korean Air 'nut rage' executive

May 22, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court on Friday suspended the prison term of a former Korean Air executive whose onboard "nut rage" tantrum delayed a flight last year, immediately ending... more »»

Dutch art sleuth helps German police track down Nazi art

May 22, 2015

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch art sleuth best known for identifying works looted from Jewish owners by the Nazis said he helped German police recover two massive bronze horse sculptures... more »»

Ireland votes on gay marriage; Catholic leaders opposed

May 22, 2015

DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland's voters were deciding Friday whether to legalize gay marriage in this once-staunchly Catholic land in what the government's equality minister called "a referendum like no... more »»

UK bomb maker sentenced to life for killing US soldier

May 22, 2015

LONDON (AP) — A British man was sentenced Friday to life in prison for making a roadside bomb that killed a U.S. soldier in Iraq in 2007. more »»

 
 

 

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