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Leadership challenged in Afghan Taliban after Mullah Omar

August 2, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The brother of the late figurehead of the Afghan Taliban on Sunday joined a growing challenge to the extremist group's newly appointed leader, even as it offered a... more »»

French riot police disperse migrants at Channel Tunnel

August 2, 2015

COQUELLES, France (AP) — French riot police have sprayed migrants with a chemical irritant as they tried to storm the Channel Tunnel, and the British and French interior ministers said the nightl... more »»

Zimbabwe confirms lion named Jericho has not been shot

August 2, 2015

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Wildlife authorities in Zimbabwe on Sunday dismissed a report of the shooting death of a male lion who was a companion of Cecil, a well-known lion killed by an American... more »»

2 soldiers dead, 24 wounded in suicide attack in Turkey

August 2, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Kurdish rebels on Sunday detonated an explosives-laden agricultural vehicle at a military police station in eastern Turkey, killing two soldiers and wounding 24 others,... more »»

Afghan Taliban issues statement quoting Haqqani group leader

August 2, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban issued a written statement Sunday purportedly quoting Jalaluddin Haqqani, the leader of the notoriously brutal Haqqani insurgent group, in an effort t... more »»

Mexico news photographer found slain in capital

August 2, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A photographer for the Mexican investigative magazine Proceso, who had fled his home state after being harassed, was among five people found slain early Saturday in an apartmen... more »»

Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescued

August 2, 2015

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, mostly members of the Ashaninka indigenous group, who had been held by Shining Path rebels in a remote jungle region,... more »»

New Afghan Taliban leader promises to continue insurgency

August 2, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Political uncertainty inside the Taliban has cast doubt on the prospects for an end to the war in Afghanista. more »»

Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives at French facility

August 2, 2015

BALMA, France (AP) — A wing flap suspected to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Saturday arrived at a French military testing facility where it will be analyzed by experts. more »»

Topless protest in Canada urges women to 'bare with us'

August 2, 2015

WATERLOO, Ontario (AP) — Dozens of topless women — and men — attended a "Bare With Us" rally Saturday meant to educate the public about women's right to go shirtless if they choose. more »»

Original sound of Japan emperor's war-end speech released

August 1, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — The 4 ½-minute speech that has reverberated throughout Japan's modern history since it was delivered by Emperor Hirohito at the end of World War II has come back to life in digital... more »»

Zimbabwean authorities restrict hunting after lion killing

August 1, 2015

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe has suspended the hunting of lions, leopards and elephants in an area where a lion popular with tourists was killed, and is investigating the killing of another... more »»

Man who studied Cecil the lion for 9 years talks impact

August 1, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — When Cecil the lion's carcass was finally found after he was lured out of a Zimbabwe wildlife reserve to be killed by an American hunter, it was a headless, skinless skeleton... more »»

Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives at French facility

August 1, 2015

BALMA, France (AP) — A wing flap suspected to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Saturday arrived at a French military testing facility where it will be analyzed by experts. more »»

AP News Guide: Death of Taliban leader roils Afghan politics

August 1, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban has confirmed the death of its reclusive longtime leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, after the Kabul government reported that he had been dead for more tha... more »»

Iraqi Kurds ask Kurdistan Workers Party to 'withdraw'

August 1, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Kurdish regional government called on the Kurdistan Worker's Party to "withdraw" from Iraq's Kurdish territory Saturday to prevent civilian deaths amid a campaign of Turkish... more »»

Kerry in Cairo for Egypt security talks

August 1, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cairo for security talks with Egyptian officials before heading to Qatar to try to ease Arab concerns about the Iran nuclear deal. more »»

Palestinian shot by Israeli troops during protest dies

August 1, 2015

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — An 18-year-old protester shot by Israeli troops during a demonstration over the killing of a Palestinian toddler died of his wounds Saturday, Palestinian health... more »»

Syrian rebel group leaves their HQ after clash with al-Qaida

August 1, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Clashes between members of al-Qaida's branch in Syria and a rebel faction in the country's north believed to have been trained by the U.S. more »»

New Afghan Taliban leader promises to continue insurgency

August 1, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Political uncertainty inside the Taliban has cast doubt on the prospects for an end to the war in Afghanista. more »»

 
 
 

 

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