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Artist Banksy opens derelict 'Dismaland' theme park

August 21, 2015

LONDON (AP) — The elusive British graffiti artist Banksy has unveiled his latest project — a parody of a seaside theme park called "Dismaland" complete with a derelict castle, a dead Cinderella... more »»

The Latest on Koreas: N. Korean ambassador seeks support

August 21, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The latest on the tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local):

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7:30 p.m. more »»

The Latest on Koreas: US, South Korea halt military drill

August 21, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The latest on the tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local):

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11:50 a.m.

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Suspected ivory smuggler released on bond by Kenyan court

August 21, 2015

MOMBASA, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan court released the suspected leader of an ivory trafficking ring on bail Friday, causing an uproar among conservationists who fear he may flee or tamper with... more »»

Turkey's Erdogan says he will call a new election for Nov. 1

August 21, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that the nation will hold an early election Nov. more »»

Nelson Mandela's grandson appears in court on rape charges

August 21, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A grandson of Nelson Mandela accused of raping a 15-year-old girl will remain in police custody, while his defense lawyers collect more evidence for a bail hearing, a South... more »»

A look at the latest developments in Europe's migrant crisis

August 21, 2015

Record numbers of migrants and refugees fleeing violence and poverty in countries such as Syria and Afghanistan are trying to reach Europe, despite the risks of perilous sea crossings and the... more »»

Macedonian troops fire stun grenades at migrants on border

August 21, 2015

IDOMENI, Greece (AP) — Macedonian special police forces fired stun grenades Friday to disperse thousands of migrants stuck on a no-man's land with Greece, a day after declaring a state of... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Police, migrants clash at Greece-Macedonia border

August 21, 2015

IDOMENI, Greece (AP) — Police clashed Friday with thousands of migrants stuck at the border between Greece and Macedonia, waiting to continue long journeys into European Union countries where the... more »»

UK marine researchers receive 'oldest message in a bottle'

August 21, 2015

LONDON (AP) — A century-old message in a bottle, possibly the oldest ever found, has finally reached its destination. more »»

Italy yanks license of helicopter pilot at mafia funeral

August 21, 2015

ROME (AP) — Italy's civil aviation authority on Friday suspended the license of the helicopter pilot who flew low over Rome to drop flower petals during the over-the-top funeral of a purported... more »»

The Latest on Bangkok: Thai leader to expedite investigation

August 21, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — The latest on the bombings in the Thai capital (all times local):

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8:20 p.m. more »»

S.Sudan media switch off for 24-hours over journo's murder

August 21, 2015

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Media organizations in Sudan imposed a 24-hour news blackout on Friday to demand a full investigation into the killing of a newspaper reporter and assurances of safety fo... more »»

Greek opposition tries to form government but election looms

August 21, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's president asked the main opposition party Friday to try to form a new government, a day after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras resigned and called an early election... more »»

6 dead in Syria after Israeli retaliates for rocket attack

August 21, 2015

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Israeli airstrikes in southern Syria killed six people and wounded seven, Syrian state TV reported Friday, in retaliation for a rocket attack on Israel that Jerusalem blame... more »»

Iraq's top Shiite cleric says reform campaign must continue

August 21, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's top Shiite cleric urged the government on Friday to press ahead with reforms, but cautioned that the anti-corruption campaign must not come at the expense of the fight... more »»

French far-right No. 2: Party had to expel founder Le Pen

August 21, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The far-right National Front's second-in-command said Friday that the party had no choice but to expel its founder, Jean-Marie Le Pen, because he was ruining the anti-immigration... more »»

The Latest on Bangkok: US to lend facial recognition gear

August 21, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — The latest on the bombings in the Thai capital (all times local):

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7 p.m. more »»

The Latest on Koreas: S. Korea again warns North

August 21, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The latest on the tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local):

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8:40 p.m. more »»

French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at school

August 21, 2015

PARIS (AP) — France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs with secular values when it comes to pork in school lunches. One lawmaker's solution: vegetarian meals. more »»

 
 
 

 

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