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UN: 3 killed, 13 hurt in northern Mali protest

January 27, 2015

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — U.N. peacekeepers said they fired tear gas and warning shots on Tuesday to disperse a protest that had degenerated into violence outside one of their bases in northern Mali. more »»

Leader of Yemen's rebels urges 'peaceful transfer of power'

January 27, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The leader of Shiite rebels who control the Yemeni capital called for a "peaceful transfer of power" on Tuesday, after his forces released a presidential aide whose abduction... more »»

Secret talks in Jordan try to win release of hostages

January 27, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Secret talks were underway Tuesday in Jordan in the presence of a Japanese envoy to secure the freedom of a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian pilot captured by Islamic State... more »»

Iran says it sent warning to Israel via US officials

January 27, 2015

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Tehran said Tuesday it sent a warning to Israel through the United States over the recent killing of an Iranian general in an alleged Israeli airstrike in Syria, the official... more »»

Ukraine moves to shut Russia-backed rebels out of talks

January 27, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday declared the Russia-backed separatist republics in the east to be terrorist organizations, formally eliminating the possibility of holding... more »»

Facebook outage brings jokes, marketing pitches to Twitter

January 27, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For many, the hour without a Facebook was a golden opportunity for a joke — or a marketing pitch — on other social media sites. more »»

On Auschwitz anniversary, leader warns Jews again targets

January 27, 2015

BRZEZINKA, Poland (AP) — A Jewish leader stood Tuesday before 300 survivors of the Nazis' most notorious death camp and asked world leaders to prevent another Auschwitz, warning of a rise of... more »»

Amid pressure, bailout critic is new Greek finance minister

January 27, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's new left-wing prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, picked an outspoken bailout critic as his new finance minister Tuesday, signaling his resolve to take a tough line wit... more »»

Gunmen storm Libyan hotel; 4 foreigners, 5 guards dead

January 27, 2015

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Tuesday, killing four foreigners and five guards, and triggering an hours-long standoff that ended when two... more »»

Monarch butterflies rebound in Mexico, numbers still low

January 27, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The number of Monarch butterflies that reached wintering grounds in Mexico has rebounded 69 percent from last year's lowest-on-record levels, but their numbers remain very low,... more »»

Purported IS message threatens Japanese, Jordanian hostages

January 27, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — An online message purportedly from the Islamic State group warned Tuesday that a Japanese hostage and Jordanian pilot the extremists hold have less than "24 hours left to live. more »»

Obama defends US ties as he pays respects in Saudi Arabia

January 27, 2015

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Barack Obama defended the U.S. more »»

Gunmen storm Libyan hotel; 5 foreigners, 3 guards dead

January 27, 2015

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Tuesday, killing at least five foreigners and three guards, officials sai. more »»

UN: 2 killed, 6 hurt in northern Mali protest

January 27, 2015

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A demonstration outside a U.N. base in northern Mali descended into violence Tuesday, leaving at least two people dead and six wounded, according to a U.N. official. more »»

What the credit downgrade to 'junk' means for Russia

January 27, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has seen its credit grade cut to "junk" status for the first time in over a decade, a big blow for a country that wants to be a world economic power. more »»

Yemen's Shiite rebels release abducted aide of president

January 27, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Shiite rebels said Tuesday they have released a presidential aide whose abduction 10 days ago set in motion a violent escalation that led to the resignation of the... more »»

Inquiry: Ex-KGB spy Litvinenko may have been poisoned twice

January 27, 2015

LONDON (AP) — A long-awaited inquiry into the death of Russian former spy Alexander Litvinenko opened Tuesday with the revelation that the KGB agent turned Kremlin critic may have been poisoned... more »»

Airlines halt flights to Baghdad after gunfire hits plane

January 27, 2015

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Several airlines suspended flights to Baghdad on Tuesday after a passenger plane arriving from the Mideast's busiest airport in Dubai came under fire as it... more »»

Facebook blames internal glitch for hourlong global outage

January 27, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Facebook said the outage that made its social media sites inaccessible worldwide for about an hour Tuesday was self-inflicted. more »»

Dutch judge approves hacking suspect's extradition to US

January 27, 2015

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch judge on Tuesday approved the extradition to the U.S. of a Russian suspected of involvement in a multimillion-dollar computer hack. more »»

Greek bailout critic named new finance minister

January 27, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek economist and outspoken bailout critic has been named as finance minister in the country's new left-wing government. more »»



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