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German woman, 65, gives birth to quadruplets

May 23, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — A 65-year-old teacher from Berlin has given birth to quadruplets after a pregnancy that was widely criticized by medical professionals because of her age, RTL television said... more »»

Thai year-old coup imposes superficial calm but little else

May 23, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Shortly after seizing power in a coup that followed months of debilitating street protests, Gen. more »»

Boat by boat, how 3,000 stranded migrants reached land

May 23, 2015

More than 3,000 migrants abandoned by human traffickers have been rescued or washed ashore this month in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailan. more »»

US: Myanmar should share responsibility for Rohingya crisis

May 23, 2015

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

AP Interview: Steinem says isolating N. Korea not working

May 23, 2015

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Iconic women's rights activist Gloria Steinem may be in North Korea, but she is as outspoken as eve. more »»

Fierce gunbattle kills 43 in west Mexico cartel territory

May 23, 2015

ECUANDUREO, Mexico (AP) — The latest in a series of clashes between Mexican authorities and a powerful, fast-growing drug cartel turned into the deadliest confrontation in recent memory, with 42... more »»

Mexico: 43 dead in 3-hour firefight on ranch in west

May 23, 2015

ECUANDUREO, Mexico (AP) — At least 43 people died Friday in what authorities described as a fierce, three-hour gunbattle between federal forces and suspected drug gang gunmen on a ranch in wester... more »»

US rejects nuclear disarmament document over Israel concerns

May 23, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States on Friday blocked a global document aimed at ridding the world of nuclear weapons, saying Egypt and other states tried to "cynically manipulate" the proces... more »»

IS militants purge Syrian town of Assad loyalists

May 23, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State group militants hunted down Syrian government troops and loyalists in the newly captured town of Palmyra, shooting or beheading them in public as a warning, and... more »»

About 40 dead in firefight on ranch, Mexican official says

May 22, 2015

ECUANDUREO, Mexico (AP) — About 40 people were killed Friday in what authorities described as a fierce gunbattle between suspected drug traffickers and federal forces on a ranch in western Mexico... more »»

Yes or no? Ireland decides whether to legalize gay marriage

May 22, 2015

DUBLIN (AP) — Voters determined to have their voice heard on gay marriage turned out in strength Friday for Ireland's most hard-fought referendum in decades, a contest that pitted the liberal... more »»

Islamic State loyalists claim Saudi mosque attack

May 22, 2015

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A suicide bomber unleashed a blast in a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia as worshippers commemorated the birth of a revered saint, killing at least 21 people and... more »»

Mexican official: About 40 dead in shootout in cartel area

May 22, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — About 40 people were killed Friday in what authorities described as a large-scale shootout between law enforcement and criminal suspects in western Mexico. more »»

Currency tumbles as Venezuelans look to unload bolivars

May 22, 2015

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A staggering plunge in the free-market value of Venezuelan currency sent people scrambling to sell off their depreciating bolivars Friday. more »»

IS militants purge Syrian town of Assad loyalists

May 22, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State group militants hunted down Syrian government troops and loyalists in the newly captured town of Palmyra, shooting or beheading them in public as a warning, and... more »»

Amnesty says torture of Ukraine war prisoners is rife

May 22, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Both warring sides in eastern Ukraine are perpetrating war crimes almost daily, including torturing prisoners and summarily killing them, the Amnesty International rights... more »»

Analysis: At Mideast forum, hopes for future amid chaos

May 22, 2015

SOUTHERN SHUNEH, Jordan (AP) — Against a backdrop of Iraq and Syria in flames, Middle Eastern political and business leaders sought to focus on a future of growth and investment for a region that... more »»

Colombia rebels cancel unilateral cease-fire after army raid

May 22, 2015

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's largest rebel group on Friday called off a unilateral cease-fire in reaction to a military raid on a guerrilla camp that killed 26 of its fighters, further... 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 »»

 
 
 

 

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