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AP Exclusive: China blast site owner on state firm's board

August 20, 2015

SHANGHAI (AP) — The man unveiled as principal owner of the warehouses at the center of deadly blasts in Tianjin also is on the board of a state-owned company that is ultimately controlled by the... more »»

China clearing blast site, military checking storage

August 20, 2015

TIANJIN, China (AP) — Chinese workers in protective suits began clearing wreckage on Thursday, including charred car bodies and crumpled shipping containers, from the site of a chemical warehouse... more »»

7 die, 31 survive as planes crash in midair over Slovakia

August 20, 2015

PRAGUE (AP) — Two planes carrying dozens of parachutists collided in midair Thursday over western Slovakia, killing seven people, officials sai. more »»

Rival Koreas trade artillery fire at border over broadcasts

August 20, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea fired dozens of shells Thursday at rival North Korea after the North lobbed several rounds across the world's most heavily armed border and threatened to tak... more »»

Britain, France boost security to stop migrants from tunnel

August 20, 2015

CALAIS, France (AP) — Britain and France on Thursday announced tougher security tools to guard the Channel Tunnel, a new joint police command to target human traffickers and 10 million euros ($11. more »»

Massive IS car bomb hits Cairo security building, wounds 29

August 20, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — A massive car bomb claimed by Islamic State militants ripped into a national security building in a residential neighborhood in Cairo early Thursday, wounding at least 29 people and... more »»

AP Interview: Libya wants allied airstrikes against IS

August 20, 2015

BAYDA, Libya (AP) — Libya's prime minister wants Arab allies to carry out airstrikes against the country's powerful Islamic State affiliates but says they don't need to send ground forces into th... more »»

Greece gets first batch of new bailout loans, avoids default

August 20, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece received the first 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) from its new bailout package on Thursday, allowing it to pay a debt of 3. more »»

7 die in midair crash of 2 parachute planes over Slovakia

August 20, 2015

PRAGUE (AP) — Two planes carrying dozens of parachutists collided in midair Thursday over western Slovakia, killing seven people, officials said. more »»

Rival Koreas trade artillery, rocket fire at border

August 20, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea fired dozens of shells Thursday at rival North Korea after the North lobbed a single rocket at a South Korean town near the world's most heavily armed border... more »»

Thai military says global terror link 'unlikely' in bombing

August 20, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's military junta said Thursday this week's deadly bombing in downtown Bangkok that killed 20 people was "unlikely" to have been carried out by international terrorists. more »»

Founder of French far-right party risks expulsion at hearing

August 20, 2015

PARIS (AP) — France's Jean-Marie Le Pen risks suspension or exclusion from the far-right National Front he helped establish more than four decades ago as his daughter, the party president, begins... more »»

Car bomb strikes Cairo security building, wounds 6 police

August 20, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — A massive car bomb exploded early Thursday near a national security building in a popular residential neighborhood in Cairo, wounding at least six police officers and blowing the... more »»

Fire blazes at Paris science museum; 2 firefighters injured

August 20, 2015

PARIS (AP) — A fire damaged multiple levels of the main science museum in Paris on Thursday, and two firefighters suffered injuries fighting the flames. more »»

IS affiliate claims Cairo bombing in purported statement

August 20, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — A statement apparently issued by the Islamic State affiliate in Egypt claims responsibility for a massive car bomb that struck a security building in Cairo, wounding six police. more »»

Massive car bomb explodes in Cairo, wounding 6 police

August 20, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — A massive car bomb exploded early Thursday near a national security building in a popular residential neighborhood in Cairo, wounding at least six police officers and blowing the... more »»

Gentle giant leads volunteers helping migrants in Hungary

August 20, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — He's 6-foot-6, built like a heavyweight boxer and has tattoos all over his body. more »»

Britain, France boost security to stop migrants from Channel

August 20, 2015

CALAIS, France (AP) — Britain and France are fortifying security around the Channel Tunnel and boosting intelligence efforts against traffickers as they try to dissuade thousands of migrants from... more »»

The Latest on Bangkok: Relatives claim bodies of victims

August 20, 2015

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

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Ferry carrying 2,500 migrants reaches Greek port near Athens

August 20, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A ferry carrying about 2,500 migrants who had arrived clandestinely on Greek islands from the nearby Turkish coast docked Thursday in Greece's main port of Piraeus near... more »»

 
 
 

 

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