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Burundi votes amid unrest as president seeks 3rd term

July 21, 2015

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi began voting in its presidential election Tuesday following a night of gunfire in which three people were killed, including two police officers, in unrest over... more »»

Jordanians question Chattanooga shooter's family in Mideast

July 21, 2015

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordanian officials are questioning relatives of the shooter in last week's killing of five U.S. more »»

Swiss army moo-ves out to keep cows cool during heat wave

July 21, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Cows sizzling under Switzerland's summer sun are getting help from an unexpected ally: the Swiss army. more »»

Burundi: 2 police killed on eve of presidential election

July 21, 2015

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — A Burundi official says two police officers were killed ahead of voting in the contentious presidential election in which President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third... more »»

Iran's parliament committee to review text of nuclear deal

July 21, 2015

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — TEHRAN, Iran (AP) —Iranian lawmakers set up a special committee to review the landmark nuclear deal reached with world powers last week after the country's foreign minister... more »»

Desmond Tutu home from the hospital

July 21, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu returned home on Tuesday after a weeklong hospital stay to treat a "stubborn infection" and is under doctors' orders to rest, his South African... more »»

Crimean filmmaker pleads not guilty in terrorism trial

July 21, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — A Ukrainian filmmaker who has been in jail for more than a year on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit terrorism. more »»

Burundi votes in disputed presidential elections

July 21, 2015

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi began voting in its disputed presidential election Tuesday with low turnouts in the capital following a night of explosions and gunfire in opposition strongholds... more »»

Turkish PM says suspect identified in deadly suicide bombing

July 21, 2015

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's prime minister says authorities have identified a suspect in an apparent suicide bombing that killed 32 people and wounded nearly 100 in southeastern Turkey. more »»

Coal plant proposed for pristine Thai coast sparks outcry

July 21, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Plans to build an 800-megawatt coal power plant near some of Thailand's most popular beaches have sparked protests and a hunger strike by activists who say officials aren't... more »»

College librarian in China admits he replaced art with fakes

July 21, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — A former chief librarian at a Chinese university admitted in court Tuesday to stealing more than 140 paintings by grandmasters in a gallery under his watch and replacing them with... more »»

Surfer and bare-handed shark wrestler returns to Australia

July 21, 2015

Mick Fanning sat up on a high stool, straight backed and good humored, recounting the story he will be telling for the rest of his days, about how he fought off a shark with his bare hands during... more »»

APNewsBreak: Mayors at Vatican seek 'bold climate agreement'

July 21, 2015

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Dozens of environmentally friendly mayors from around the world will be signing a Vatican declaration Tuesday urging their national leaders to approve a "bold climate... more »»

Iran's parliament to review text of nuclear deal

July 21, 2015

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's foreign minister has handed over the landmark nuclear deal reached with world powers last week to the country's parliament so that Iranian lawmakers can review it, stat... more »»

Israel's Netanyahu struggles to govern with narrow majority

July 21, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — When Benjamin Netanyahu called early elections last year, he said his unwieldy coalition was untenable and that Israel needed a more stable government to carry out vital reforms. more »»

Poll: Majority of Americans favor diplomatic ties with Cuba

July 21, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly three-fourths of Americans think the United States should have diplomatic ties with Cuba, but they're not sure how far to go in lifting sanctions, according to an... more »»

Israeli leader's household spending facing criminal probe

July 21, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's attorney general has ordered a criminal investigation into excessive spending at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's residences. more »»

Visitors to Havana can find US-Cuban connections everywhere

July 21, 2015

HAVANA (AP) — This week's reopening of embassies and resumption of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba opens a new chapter in the countries' complicated relationshi. more »»

Burundi set for presidential poll amid political unrest

July 21, 2015

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi is set to hold a presidential election Tuesday amid unrest over incumbent President Pierre Nkuruniziza's bid for a third term in office. more »»

Grievances persist despite start of new era in US-Cuba ties

July 20, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Cuban national flag fluttered in the Washington sun Monday as the U.S. more »»

 
 
 

 

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