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Soldiers, residents begin cleanup after quake in Myanmar

August 25, 2016

BAGAN, Myanmar (AP) — Using brooms and their hands, soldiers and residents of an ancient Myanmar city famous for its historic Buddhist pagodas began cleaning up the debris Thursday from a powerfu... more »»

 
 
 
Powerful earthquake shakes central Myanmar

August 25, 2016

BAGAN, Myanmar (AP) — Using brooms and their hands, soldiers and residents of an ancient Myanmar city famous for its historic Buddhist pagodas began cleaning up the debris Thursday from a powerfu... more »»

Rescuers search for survivors in Italy quake that killed 159

August 25, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors Thursday from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubbl. more »»

North Korea's Kim praises submarine launch test as a success

August 25, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Thursday that his country had achieved the "success of all successes" in launching a missile from a submarine, saying it effectively... more »»

Colombia, FARC rebels reach deal to end half-century war

August 25, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — Colombia's government and the country's biggest rebel group reached a historic deal Wednesday evening for ending a half-century of hostilities in one of the world's longest-running... more »»

UN to consider statement on North Korea missile launch

August 25, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council agreed at an emergency meeting late Wednesday to consider issuing a statement on the latest North Korean missile launch.

Malaysia's U.N. more »»

Attack on American University in Afghanistan leaves 7 dead

August 25, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An attack on the American University of Afghanistan has ended, a senior police officer said Thursday, after at least seven people were killed and more than 30 were... more »»

World's first self-driving taxis debut in Singapore

August 25, 2016

SINGAPORE (AP) — The world's first self-driving taxis will be picking up passengers in Singapore starting Thursday. more »»

Report: Syria and Islamic State blamed for chemical attacks

August 25, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An international team has concluded that the Syrian government and Islamic State militants carried out chemical attacks in the conflict-wracked nation during 2014 and 2015,... more »»

Colombia to hold Oct. 2 plebiscite on peace deal with FARC

August 25, 2016

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says he will hold a plebiscite Oct. 2 for citizens to vote on a peace deal with the country's biggest rebel group. more »»

Italy earthquake kills at least 159, reduces towns to rubble

August 25, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble Wednesday. more »»

The Latest: Fewer casualties likely in quake damaged hotel

August 25, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):

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2:30 a.m. more »»

The Latest: Authorities say quake death toll at 159

August 24, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):

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00:30

Among the victims of an earthquake in Italy was an 18-month-old girl whose mothe... more »»

Italy earthquake kills at least 159, reduces towns to rubble

August 24, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble Wednesday. more »»

Report: Syria and Islamic State blamed for chemical attacks

August 24, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An international team has concluded that the Syrian government and Islamic State militants carried out chemical attacks in the conflict-wracked nation during 2014 and 2015,... more »»

Italy earthquake kills at least 120, reduces towns to rubble

August 24, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble Wednesday. more »»

The Latest: Quake rescue work suspended at Italian hotel

August 24, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):

10:45 p.m. more »»

Rio Olympics over, final decision on Brazil president looms

August 24, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The last medals have been handed out, the athletes have all gone home and the fireworks at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana stadium are fading into memory. more »»

Colombia, rebels say they have reached historic peace deal

August 24, 2016

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's government and leftist rebels said Wednesday that they have reached a deal to end Latin America's last major guerrilla war, opening a new chapter for the countr... more »»

France's Sarkozy brands burkinis a 'provocation'

August 24, 2016

PARIS (AP) — France's former conservative president, Nicolas Sarkozy, has branded the full-body burkini swimsuits worn by some Muslim women a "provocation" that he says supports radicalized Islam. more »»

Bankrupt businessman seizes Moscow bank, then surrenders

August 24, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — A man who claimed to have a bomb seized a bank in the center of Moscow and took four people hostage Wednesday evening, but he surrendered peacefully a few hours later, police said. more »»

 
 
 

 

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