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Turkish parliament approves Israel reconciliation deal

August 20, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's parliament has ratified a reconciliation deal reached with Israel last month, ending a six-year rift and paving the way for the restoration of full diplomatic ties. more »»

Deeper 'major budget cuts' enforced on Paralympics in Rio

August 20, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Paralympics will go ahead in Rio next month but organizers said Friday that deep budget cuts mean a venue will close down, facilities will be dismantled and the workforc... more »»

Colombian rebel leader calls on US to free jailed comrade

August 20, 2016

JUNGLES OF PUTUMAYO, Colombia (AP) — One of Colombia's most-grizzled and important rebel fighters is calling on President Barack Obama to do more to support peace and to free a guerrilla leader... more »»

Haiti welcomes UN admission, plans to assist cholera victims

August 20, 2016

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A U.N. more »»

Mexican drug lord's kidnapped son potential bargaining chip

August 19, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — For the ambitious Jalisco New Generation cartel, it must have seemed like a gift: Imprisoned Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's son, partying at a gourmet... more »»

Syria's first responders: 'Most dangerous job in the world'

August 19, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — It took Mahmoud Fadlallah and the team of seven rescue workers 30 minutes to reach the middle-aged couple trapped beneath the rubble of their apartment building in the contested... more »»

Syrians flee clashes between Kurdish, government t

August 19, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Scores of residents of the northeastern Syrian city of Hassakeh took advantage Friday of a lull in fighting between Kurdish forces and Syrian government troops to flee to safer area... more »»

Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns

August 19, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned on Friday in the wake of campaign shake-up and revelations about his work in Ukraine. more »»

Manafort out amid scrutiny of covert lobbying campaign

August 19, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The sudden resignation Friday of Donald Trump's campaign chairman put renewed emphasis on revelations about his past work on behalf of Ukraine's pro-Russian political leaders,... more »»

UN to provide 'material assistance' to Haiti cholera victims

August 19, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is working on a package that would provide "material assistance" to cholera victims in Haiti, his spokesman said Friday, strongly indicating fo... more »»

US sends jets to protect forces from Syrian regime strikes

August 19, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.. more »»

What to do with an Olympic gold medal? Give it to the king

August 19, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After winning Jordan's first Olympic medal ever — a gold, no less — Ahmad Abughaush has an unexpected plan for it: The taekwondo champion intends to give it to his king. more »»

24-hour subways signal new era for London, night owls

August 19, 2016

LONDON (AP) — London bills itself as a global city, the world's biggest financial center and a creative hub to rival New York. Until now, though, getting home after midnight meant taking the bus. more »»

The Latest: UN says Syrian Red Crescent evacuated 39 people

August 19, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria's civil war (all times local):

9 p.m. more »»

Syrians flee clashes between Kurdish, government troops

August 19, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Scores of residents of the northeastern Syrian city of Hassakeh took advantage Friday of a lull in fighting between Kurdish forces and Syrian government troops to flee to safer area... more »»

AP EXPLAINS: What flight of South Sudan's rebel leader means

August 19, 2016

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — South Sudan, the world's newest country, was in political limbo Friday after rebel leader and former vice president Riek Machar fled earlier this week. more »»

During lull in Kurdish-Syrian clashes, scores flee city

August 19, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Residents of the northeastern Syrian city of Hassakeh took advantage on Friday of a lull in the fighting between Kurdish forces and Syrian government troops to flee to safer areas... more »»

Russia marks 25 years since failed Soviet coup

August 19, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — Few Russians are marking Friday's 25th anniversary of a coup attempt which heralded the demise of the Soviet Union, a holiday ignored in official circles because of its... more »»

Turkish foreign minister pays surprise visit to Iran

August 19, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's foreign minister says he has paid a surprise visit to Iran just days after the two countries agreed to greater cooperation on Syria despite their differences. more »»

Russia's Putin blames Ukraine for sabotaging peace accords

August 19, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is accusing the Ukrainian government of sabotaging peace accords for the country's east during a visit to Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula Russia... more »»

 
 
 

 

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