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Crocodile close calls: UK man walks length of Nile

April 11, 2014

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Close calls with crocodiles, a brutal civil war and even the death of a fellow traveler have not deterred a British man from attempting to walk the length of the Nile... more »»

UN panel shows who's responsible for CO2 emissions

April 11, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — The U.N. more »»

Prosecutor: Pistorius' story doesn't add up

April 11, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The prosecutor cross-examining Oscar Pistorius in his murder trial Friday tried to shred his version of events the night he shot and killed his girlfriend, saying... more »»

Ukraine PM: regions should have more powers

April 11, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's prime minister on Friday told leaders in the country's restive east that he is committed to allowing regions to have more powers, but left it unclear how his... more »»

Prosecutor: Pistorius shot lover as they talked

April 11, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial has told the world-famous athlete that he fatally shot his girlfriend through a toilet door as they were talking. more »»

Swiss say Palestinians can join Geneva Conventions

April 11, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — Twenty-five years after making their first bid for membership, the Palestinians can join the Geneva Conventions governing the rules of war and military occupations, the Swiss... more »»

Nigeria complains about Mugabe calling it corrupt

April 11, 2014

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The official News Agency of Nigeria reports Zimbabwe's envoy has been called in for a complaint about President Robert Mugabe's remarks about corruption in Nigeria. more »»

Merkel visits Greece after bond success

April 11, 2014

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Police banned protests across most of central Athens on Friday as German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to pay a brief visit, a day after the crisis-hit country returned to... more »»

AP Analysis: Japan anti-whaling ruling saves face

April 11, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — The international court ruling against Japanese whaling last week may have given the government a convenient political ou. more »»

Studies: Lab-grown nostrils, vaginas working well

April 11, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Two new studies describe the latest achievements in growing body parts in a lab and transplanting them into people, this time with nostrils and vaginas. more »»

US threatening tougher sanctions on Russia

April 11, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is warning Russia that it could face tougher economic sanctions because of its actions in Ukraine but so far other economic powers are showing a... more »»

7 die in eastern Ukrainian mine

April 11, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Seven men have died in a gas explosion at a coal mine in eastern Ukraine. more »»

Kate sails past William in race that's royal fun

April 11, 2014

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Britain's Duchess of Cambridge has twice beaten her husband Prince William during friendly racing in America's Cup sailing boats on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour. more »»

Syria death toll from rebel infighting jumps to 68

April 11, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say the death toll from infighting between rival Islamic rebel groups in eastern Syria has jumped to 68. more »»

AP Interview: Adam Schantz, US Navy plane searcher

April 11, 2014

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Every day from the Perth airport and a nearby military base, about a dozen planes from several countries take flight to search for debris from missing Flight 370 — so far... more »»

Ailing Puerto Rico open to radical economic fixes

April 11, 2014

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Slash the number of public holidays by two-thirds. Eliminate dozens of government agencies. Legalize marijuana and prostitution. more »»

Australian PM confident sounds are from Flight 370

April 11, 2014

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister said on Friday authorities are confident that a series of underwater signals detected in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean are coming from the... more »»

Another possible signal heard in Flight 370 search

April 11, 2014

PERTH, Australia (AP) — An air and sea hunt for the missing Malaysian jet resumed Friday in the same swath of the southern Indian Ocean where an underwater sensor made the fifth detection of a... more »»

Video shows suicide bomber who killed 16 in Egypt

April 10, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — An al-Qaida inspired group in Egypt posted a video online Thursday showing a suicide bomber attacking a security headquarters in the Nile Delta city of Mansoura, an assault that... more »»

Argentina hit by nationwide strike over inflation

April 10, 2014

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A nationwide strike paralyzed Argentina's economy on Thursday, shutting down air, train and bus traffic, closing businesses and ports and emptying classrooms. more »»

 
 

 

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