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Some 250 residents join US-trained security force for Raqqa

July 20, 2017

AIN ISSA, Syria (AP) — Some 250 residents of Syria's Raqqa province Thursday became the latest batch to graduate from a brief U.S. more »»

Turkey's premier: 'Pointless' to revive failed Cyprus talks

July 20, 2017

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Turkey's prime minister on Thursday appeared to shut the door on reviving efforts to reunify ethnically divided Cyprus anytime soon after high-level talks earlier this mont... more »»

For 1st time, over half of people with HIV taking AIDS drugs

July 20, 2017

LONDON (AP) — For the first time in the global AIDS epidemic that has spanned four decades and killed 35 million people, more than half of all those infected with HIV are on drugs to treat the... more »»

Duterte flies to besieged city, warns of other attacks

July 20, 2017

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president flew for the first time Thursday to a besieged southern city to cheer troops who have been trying to quell a nearly two-month uprising by... more »»

OJ Simpson making case for his freedom on live TV

July 20, 2017

LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — Former football star and convicted felon O.J. Simpson will command the world's attention once again Thursday when he pleads for his freedom on live TV. more »»

OJ Simpson drawing world attention during plea for freedom

July 20, 2017

LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — Former football star and convicted felon O.J. Simpson will command the world's attention once again Thursday when he pleads for his freedom on live TV. more »»

Russian protester sentenced for throwing brick at policeman

July 20, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court has sentenced a protester to 2 ½ years in prison for throwing a brick at a riot policeman during an opposition rally earlier this year. more »»

Year after reporter killed in Ukraine, no progress in probe

July 20, 2017

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — After renowned journalist Pavel Sheremet was killed in a car bombing in central Kiev last year, Ukraine's president promised all-out efforts to solve the case. more »»

Philippines: Leadership of Marawi attackers largely intact

July 20, 2017

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president says the leadership of the Islamic State-linked militants who have laid siege to a southern city remains largely intact despite nearly two... more »»

Azerbaijan sentences Russian blogger to 3 years in prison

July 20, 2017

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — A court in Azerbaijan on Thursday sentenced a Russian blogger to three years in prison for illegally crossing the border after he made a trip to a separatist-controlled... more »»

Israeli minister: Metal detectors crucial for Jerusalem site

July 20, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's public security minister said Thursday that metal detectors placed at a contested Jerusalem shrine after a deadly attack there are essential to maintain security, despit... more »»

Venezuela's Maduro, foes head into crucial showdown

July 20, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his opponents face a crucial showdown Thursday as the country's opposition calls the first national strike since 2002 stoppage... more »»

UN panel doesn't rule out Congo forces in UN experts' murder

July 20, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Available evidence in the murders of two U.N. more »»

Army general among Thais convicted of human trafficking

July 20, 2017

BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai army general was one of dozens of people convicted in a major human trafficking trial that included 103 defendants accused of involvement in a modern-day slavery trade. more »»

APNewsBreak: Human rights petition sent for Hawaii fishermen

July 20, 2017

HONOLULU (AP) — Groups have filed a human-rights complaint that aims to jump-start an investigation into conditions among foreign workers in Hawaii's commercial fishing industry. more »»

Israel signals metal detectors to stay at Jerusalem shrine

July 20, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signaled he's sticking to a decision to install metal detectors at a contested Jerusalem shrine, despite rising tensions and a Muslim... more »»

In Suu Kyi's Myanmar, concern rises over press freedom

July 20, 2017

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — In the old, military-ruled Myanmar, it would not have been a surprising scene: three journalists, bound together in chains, raising shackled hands in unison and speaking ou... more »»

Brazil government assures graft probe will continue

July 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brazil's justice minister and the top prosecutor both insisted Wednesday that the corruption probe they've led against their country's top politicians will continue in full... more »»

AP Explains: What are Trump's options in Venezuela?

July 19, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Trump administration is threatening to take "strong and swift economic actions" if Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro proceeds with his plan to rewrite the nation's... more »»

 
 
 

 

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