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Radical Left political outsiders prepare for power in Greece

January 22, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Dressed in an open-collar shirt and blue suede shoes, Alexis Tsipras arrives at his party's headquarters for a live Q-and-A session on Twitter. more »»

S. Sudan gov't and rebels agree to re-unify political party

January 22, 2015

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan's warring factions have agreed to reunify their political party, a conflict resolution organization said Thursday. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Faces of voters ahead of key Greece elections

January 22, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Six years of deep recession, galloping unemployment and repeated income cuts have jolted the average Greek out of a relatively comfortable — albeit often credit-fueled —... more »»

US, Cuba lay out path to resuming diplomatic ties

January 22, 2015

HAVANA (AP) — The United States and Cuba began laying out the path to normalized ties Thursday as the highest-level U.. more »»

Flogging of Saudi blogger delayed again on medical grounds

January 22, 2015

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The planned flogging of a Saudi blogger convicted of insulting Islam has been delayed for a second straight week, a leading international rights group said... more »»

French terror judge sees shifting jihadi profiles

January 22, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Europe's combustible mix of experienced extremist fighters and young jihadis looking to join the fighting in Syria poses new dangers for a continent ill-equipped to trace hundreds of... more »»

Sons of Egypt's Mubarak to be released on bail

January 22, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — The two sons of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak were ordered released on bail Thursday pending a retrial in the last case that was keeping them behind bars, paving the way fo... more »»

NATO: Fighting in eastern Ukraine fiercer than ever

January 22, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — Fighting in eastern Ukraine is fiercer than ever in some locations, NATO's top commander in Europe said Thursday — adding that the weapons systems seen now in the region have in... more »»

Russia accuses Poles of 'mockery of history' over Auschwitz

January 22, 2015

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Russia has accused Poland of engaging in a "mockery of history" after the Polish foreign minister credited Ukrainian soldiers, rather than the Soviet Red Army, with... more »»

Israeli premier accepts Boehner invite to speak to Congress

January 22, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister says he has accepted House of Representatives leader John Boehner's invitation to address the U.S. Congress. more »»

HRW: Media suppression in Ethiopia curbing democratic space

January 22, 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Suppression of media freedom by Ethiopia's government is curtailing democratic space ahead of elections in May, a rights advocacy group said Thursday. more »»

Large blast at Mogadishu hotel as suicide car bomber hits

January 22, 2015

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A suicide car bomber blew himself up at the gate of a hotel which was being used by a delegation of Turkish officials Thursday in Somalia's capital, killing three Somali... more »»

EU court scraps sanctions on Iran bank, shipping concerns

January 22, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — A European Union high court has annulled sanctions that the 28-nation bloc imposed on an Iranian bank and a shipping line and companies linked to it, over Tehran's nuclear program. more »»

13 killed in shelling of city bus in east Ukraine

January 22, 2015

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A mortar shell hit a bus Thursday in the Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Donetsk, killing at least 13 people, the city's leader said. more »»

Argentina president says prosecutor death was not suicide

January 22, 2015

BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Argentine President Cristina Fernandez says she's "convinced" prosecutor Alberto Nisman did not commit suicid. more »»

South Africa says record number of rhinos poached in 2014

January 22, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African officials say a record 1,215 rhinos were poached in 2014, a 21 percent increase over the previous year. more »»

Jury fails to reach verdicts in UK tabloid bribery trial

January 22, 2015

LONDON (AP) — A British jury has failed to reach a verdict at the trial of four journalists from the tabloid Sun accused of bribing police and public officials for scoops. more »»

German court upholds man's right to pee standing up

January 22, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — A German court has ruled that a tenant who liked to pee standing up doesn't owe his landlord money for damages apparently caused by splashing, or missing his target altogether. more »»

Shiite rebels remain outside Yemen President house

January 22, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Heavily armed Shiite rebels remain stationed outside the Yemeni president's house and the palace in Sanaa, despite a deal calling for their immediate withdrawal to end a... more »»

Zimbabwe's First Lady seeks to control more land

January 22, 2015

MAZOWE, Zimbabwe (AP) — In 2000, Timon Shava was a hero of Zimbabwe's land reform program when he joined hundreds of other landless peasants in a wave of land seizures and evictions of white... more »»

 
 
 

 

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