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Greek bailout talks to stretch into weekend

April 30, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece has entered a new round of bailout talks with creditors that are expected to stretch into the weekend, but insists it is not ready to make key concessions despite... more »»

Nepal may let Everest climbs restart despite massive quake

April 30, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Despite a massive 7. more »»

German officials say they foiled imminent terror attack

April 30, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — German security officials say they have foiled what they believe was an imminent Boston Marathon-style attack after raiding the home of a suspected Islamic extremis. more »»

Angry Birds to help save their counterparts in South Pacific

April 30, 2015

HELSINKI (AP) — Angry Birds are getting angrier, because some of their real-life colorful counterparts in the South Pacific are facing extinction. more »»

EU leader laughs off German-US spy allegations against EU

April 30, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — A top European Union leader has laughed off allegations that Germany's foreign intelligence service may have spied on his office on behalf of the United States. more »»

South African judge grants terminally ill man right to die

April 30, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A terminally ill man has been granted the right to end his life in South Africa, where euthanasia is illegal. more »»

French leader vows punishment for any child rapes in Africa

April 30, 2015

PARIS (AP) — France's president has promised tough punishment for any soldier found guilty of sexually assaulting children in Central African Republic, as the government struggles with allegation... more »»

Pakistan court jails 10 for involvement in attack on Malala

April 30, 2015

MINGORA, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani court on Thursday sentenced 10 militants to life in prison for their involvement in the 2012 attack on teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, a public prosecutor... more »»

The Latest on Nepal: 73 aftershocks recorded since Saturday

April 30, 2015

5:30 p.m. (1145 GMT)

An Indian seismologist says more than 70 aftershocks have been recorded in the Himalayan region since Saturday's earthquake.

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Kremlin: North Korean leader not coming to Moscow on May 9

April 30, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — The reclusive leader of North Korea won't be coming to Moscow next month for the Victory Day celebration, President Vladimir Putin's spokesman announced Thursday. more »»

Greece signals summer concessions in bailout talks

April 30, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's finance minister on Thursday indicated his country could make concessions on key demands by bailout lenders — but only in the summer, after an initial deal to unloc... more »»

Burundi sends college students home amid unrest

April 30, 2015

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi's national university was abruptly closed on Thursday amid protests in the capital that persisted with barricades burning in some neighborhoods. more »»

Toxic waste defiles defunct chemical plant in Hungary

April 30, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Greenpeace says leaking, rusted barrels full of toxic materials stored in the open at a defunct chemical company in Hungary could cause an environmental catastrophe. more »»

Vatican hosts charity concert with poor, aged in VIP seats

April 30, 2015

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican is hosting a charity concert next month with a Franciscan twist: The VIP seats are going to the poor and the elderly. more »»

Teenager rescued from rubble 5 days after Nepal quake

April 30, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A long-absent noise — cheers — rang out in Nepal's capital Thursday as rescuers pulled a teenager alive from the earthquake rubble he had been trapped in for five day. more »»

3 killed in Chinese town where North Koreans blamed in past

April 30, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday it was investigating the killings of three villagers in a border town where North Korean guards have been accused of crossing over to commit thefts and slayings. more »»

Iran's seizure of cargo vessel likely related to 2005 case

April 30, 2015

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish shipper Maersk Line that chartered a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo vessel which Iranian forces have seized says the reason for stopping MV Maersk Tigris could b... more »»

More women and children freed in Nigeria from extremists

April 30, 2015

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A day after the Nigerian army celebrated the rescue of 200 girls and 93 women in the forest stronghold of Boko Haram, the army's spokesman said more women and children... more »»

Rescuers pull out survivor as Nepal capital remains on edge

April 30, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A long-absent noise — cheers — rang out in Nepal's capital Thursday as rescuers pulled a teenager alive from the earthquake rubble he had been trapped in for five day. more »»

The Latest on Nepal: Air, road congestion slow aid delivery

April 30, 2015

3 p.m. (0915 GMT)

Relief aid group Oxfam says congestion at Kathmandu airport, blocked roads, fuel shortages and difficult terrain are slowing down the pace of aid delivery. more »»

 
 
 

 

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