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Egypt: Release of Mubarak's sons caps weekend of violence

January 26, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — In a sign of confidence by a tough Egyptian government, Hosni Mubarak's two sons were freed Monday after almost four years in prison, following a weekend marked by a spate of... more »»

Greece's first radical left prime minister sworn in

January 26, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Tieless and eschewing the traditional religious swearing-in ceremony, but with a surprise coalition deal in the bag and a sanguine international reception, radical left... more »»

S&P downgrades Russia credit rating to junk

January 26, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Standard & Poor's rating agency on Monday downgraded Russia's credit grade by one notch to junk status, citing a weakened economic outloo. more »»

Kurds celebrate ousting Islamic State fighters from Kobani

January 26, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Jubilant Kurdish fighters ousted Islamic State militants from the key Syrian border town of Kobani on Monday after a four-month battle — a significant victory for both the Kurds and... more »»

Spielberg warns of growing anti-Semitism at Holocaust event

January 26, 2015

KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — Film director Steven Spielberg says Jews are again facing the "perennial demons of intolerance" from anti-Semites who want to strip them of their identity. more »»

Failed Iraqi bomber named in Islamic State hostage crisis

January 26, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — In the moments after her husband blew himself up in the ballroom of a Jordanian hotel as part of an al-Qaida plot, Sajida al-Rishawi fled the scene of chaos wearing her own explosiv... more »»

Italy promo gets thumbs up for turning stereotypes around

January 26, 2015

ROME (AP) — Italy is making waves by turning stereotypes on their head — and selling the world its more serious side. more »»

Liberia: Only 5 people being treated for Ebola in country

January 26, 2015

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia said Monday that there are currently only five confirmed cases of Ebola in the entire country — a dramatic turnaround in the West African nation where the virus... more »»

Islamic State group pushed out of Syria's Kobani

January 26, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say Kurdish fighters have gained full control of the Syrian town of Kobani, taking it back from Islamic State militants after four months of fighting. more »»

China's shadow looms large over Obama visit to India

January 26, 2015

NEW DELHI (AP) — As President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met in New Delhi this week, the shadow of a third player hung over the talks: neighboring China, which has... more »»

French authorities raid prison cells of radicals

January 26, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The Paris prosecutor's office says authorities have found phones, USB flash drives and other equipment during searches of about 80 prison cells of Islamic radicals after terrorist... more »»

IS spokesman calls on Muslims in West to commit more attacks

January 26, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — The spokesman for the Islamic State group called on Muslims living in Western countries to carry out more attacks, saying any loyalist who has the opportunity to "shed a drop of... more »»

Greek vote shows growing European backlash against austerity

January 26, 2015

The election result in Greece reflects a growing European backlash against austerity policies. more »»

First US drone strike in Yemen since leader resigned kills 3

January 26, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A U.S. more »»

Eurozone looks for dialogue after stunning Greece elections

January 26, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The election in Greece of a radical party that wants to overhaul the country's bailout program raises new uncertainties for the eurozone. more »»

Islamic State group nearly pushed out of Syria's Kobani

January 26, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish fighters backed by intense U.S. more »»

Indonesian rescuers fail again to lift fuselage of AirAsia

January 26, 2015

PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — The second attempt to lift the fuselage of the crashed AirAsia jetliner failed Sunday as the wreckage sank back to the ocean floor when a rope linking the lifting... more »»

Japan seeks Jordan's help in gaining hostage's release

January 26, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese diplomat emerged from talks in Jordan on Monday with no signs of progress in securing the release of a freelance journalist held hostage by the extremist Islamic State... more »»

Survivors visit Auschwitz a day ahead of 70th anniversary

January 26, 2015

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — The voices of Auschwitz survivors praying for their murdered loved ones reverberated Monday amid the barracks and barbed wire of the former Nazi death camp, with one... more »»

 
 
 

 

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