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Palestinian attacks Israeli family with acid

December 12, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian attacker posing as a hitchhiker threw acid at an Israeli family in the West Bank on Friday before he was shot by a passer-by and arrested, the Israeli military said. more »»

Oil prices slump further after IEA cuts forecast

December 12, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The rout in oil prices advanced Friday after the International Energy Agency lowered its forecast for global oil demand next year. more »»

'Unbroken' strikes a nerve in Japan over WWII past

December 12, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Angelina Jolie's new movie "Unbroken" has not been released in Japan yet, but it has already struck a nerve in a country still wrestling over its wartime past. more »»

Greek Crisis 2.0? Not quite yet

December 12, 2014

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek stocks and bonds have been hammered this week, a reminder of the bad old days of Europe's debt crisis when the very future of the euro currency was called into question. more »»

French court says Uber may infringe on taxi law

December 12, 2014

PARIS (AP) — A French court has ruled that Uber's ride-hailing service may infringe French law and ordered the company to make changes to its popular mobile app-based service. more »»

Kenya president argues for tougher security law

December 12, 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's president said Friday that the country needs new laws to protect it against "the enemy who is in our midst," a reference to Somali militants and sympathizers who hav... more »»

Before his death, SAfrican teen felt comfortable in Kabul

December 12, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African teenager described in a blog post from his home in conflict-torn Afghanistan how he felt more comfortable there than in South Africa, which has a high crime... more »»

Zimbabwe: New vice presidents sworn in

December 12, 2014

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe swore in two new vice presidents on Friday. more »»

'Unbroken' may be broken in Japan, still divided over war

December 12, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Angelina Jolie's new movie "Unbroken" has not been released in Japan yet, but it has already struck a nerve in a country still fighting over its wartime past. more »»

Thousands of Italians protest economic reforms

December 12, 2014

MILAN (AP) — Striking Italian union workers marched Friday through more than 50 Italian cities to protest government economic reforms that they say erode their rights. more »»

Mali: Last known Ebola case has recovered

December 12, 2014

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The last Ebola patient being treated in Mali has survived the disease and been released, the Health Ministry said Friday, leaving no known cases in the West African country. more »»

Spain's 'Xnet' corruption fighters expose graft

December 12, 2014

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — From the street, where passers-by can see only a falling-down sign saying "canned food," the building looks like an abandoned grocery store in one of Barcelona's seediest... more »»

South Africans mourn slain compatriots

December 12, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Mourners in South Africa prayed and sang hymns on Friday during separate funeral services for four South African civilians who were killed in conflicts in Yemen and Afghanistan. more »»

France wants to legalize terminal sedation

December 12, 2014

PARIS (AP) — France's president wants to allow doctors to keep terminally ill patients sedated until death comes, amid a national debate about whether to legalize euthanasia. more »»

'Magic mushroom' in Queen Elizabeth II's garden

December 12, 2014

LONDON (AP) — A mushroom with hallucinogenic properties was found growing at Buckingham Palace but no one suspects Queen Elizabeth II of cultivating the magic mushroom. more »»

Dozens of shots fired at Israeli embassy in Athens

December 12, 2014

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Unknown attackers fired dozens of bullets at the facade of the Israeli embassy in Athens without causing any injury in a pre-dawn, drive-by attack Friday on one of the Greek... more »»

French court to rule on Uber ban in new challenge

December 12, 2014

PARIS (AP) — A French court is expected to decide Friday whether to ban the ride-hailing company Uber's service after a complaint from rival taxi and car services. more »»

Fires break out at German refugee housing site

December 12, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — Security at asylum sites in Bavaria was being stepped up Friday after fires broke out at three empty buildings earmarked to house asylum seekers and anti-foreigner slogans and... more »»

Jackson leaves Middle Earth with 'The Hobbit'

December 12, 2014

LONDON (AP) — After a long and eventful journey, "The Hobbit" trilogy has reached its bloody climax. more »»

Chinese Nobel laureate sends message from jail

December 12, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — Imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has told an overseas friend that he is relatively healthy and wants the world to pay more attention to other Chinese... more »»

 
 

 

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