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Russian aid convoy resumes travel toward Ukraine

August 14, 2014

VORONEZH, Russia (AP) — A Russian aid convoy resumed its journey toward Ukraine Thursday, taking the road leading south toward the rebel-held city of Luhansk. more »»

French economy stagnates in 2nd quarter

August 14, 2014

PARIS (AP) — France's economy stagnated in the second quarter, leaving President Francois Hollande increasingly desperate to fulfill his two-year-old pledge to get the country growing again. more »»

Brazil's president race stunned by candidate death

August 14, 2014

SANTOS, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's presidential race is in stunned disarray after one of the top three contenders was killed on the campaign trail when a small plane carrying him and aides crashed... more »»

Germany's economy losing momentum

August 14, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's economy contracted by 0.2 percent in the second quarter of 2014, losing momentum after a robust first quarter which was helped by the mild winter. more »»

N. Korea fires projectiles as pope visits S. Korea

August 14, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — As Francis became the first pope in 25 years to visit South Korea on Thursday, Seoul's never-timid rival, North Korea, made its presence felt by firing three short-range... more »»

Brazil: Presidential candidate dies in plane crash

August 13, 2014

SANTOS, Brazil (AP) — Presidential candidate Eduardo Campos died Wednesday when the small plane that was carrying him and several campaign officials plunged into a residential neighborhood in the... more »»

Egypt: Israel, Hamas to extend temporary truce

August 13, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Israel and Hamas agreed to extend a temporary cease-fire for five days, Egyptian and Palestinian officials said Wednesday, potentially averting renewed violence and permitting the... more »»

Brazil presidential candidate dies in plane crash

August 13, 2014

SANTOS, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos died Wednesday when the small plane that was carrying him and several campaign officials plunged into a residential... more »»

Israeli military says rockets fired during truce

August 13, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says at least three rockets have been fired at Israel from Gaza. more »»

Palestinians say truce with Israel to be extended

August 13, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — The head of the Palestinian delegation negotiating a truce with Israel says Hamas has agreed to extend a cease-fire for another five day. more »»

Hamas agrees to extend cease-fire with Israel

August 13, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian mediators raced Wednesday to pin down a long-term cease-fire between Israel and Hamas to prevent more fighting in the Gaza war, as Hamas said it agreed to extend a temporary... more »»

AP video journalist Simone Camilli killed in Gaza

August 13, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Simone Camilli was a consummate storyteller — a passionate, talented newsman with an eye for detail and the ability to convey events with powerful video images that touched people... more »»

Kurdish forces say they urgently need more weapons

August 13, 2014

MAKHMOUR, Iraq (AP) — The Kurdish commander stared down a road shimmering in the heat, then gestured to where the Islamic militants were deployed, plotting their next advance on this dusty Iraqi... more »»

Ukraine death toll spikes as attacks intensify

August 13, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine came under intensified shelling Wednesday as the U.N. more »»

UN says Iraq humanitarian crisis at highest level

August 13, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations says the humanitarian crisis in Iraq has reached its highest level.

U.N. more »»

Rocket lands in Israel ahead of cease-fire's end

August 13, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say a rocket has landed in Israel two hours before the end of a temporary cease-fire in the Gaza war. more »»

Israel, Hamas weigh Cairo offer as deadline looms

August 13, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian mediators raced Wednesday to pin down a long-term cease-fire between Israel and Hamas to prevent more violence in the Gaza war when their current truce ends at midnight. more »»

Egypt's Mubarak defends his rule in courtroom cage

August 13, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — In his first speech since being put on trial, Egypt's toppled President Hosni Mubarak denied Wednesday that he ordered the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising that deposed... more »»

Doctors: Ebola drug poses 'impossible dilemma'

August 13, 2014

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Doctors treating a Sierra Leone physician with Ebola defended their decision not to give him an experimental drug, saying Wednesday they feared it was too risky. more »»

Few Nicaraguan child migrants join in trek to US

August 13, 2014

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Guillermina Flores had lost her $130-a-month job at a clothing factory and the 29-year-old single mother was struggling to feed her three children. more »»

 
 

 

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