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Colombia halts peace talks after general is taken

November 18, 2014

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — President Juan Manuel Santos demanded Colombia's largest rebel group demonstrate its commitment to peace and immediately release an army general it captured Sunday, saying... more »»

Amnesty: UAE in unprecedented clampdown on dissent

November 18, 2014

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates has quietly mounted "an unprecedented clampdown on dissent" since 2011, with more than 100 political activists jailed or prosecuted for... more »»

Report: 51 killed in Congo police sweep vs. gangs

November 18, 2014

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Human Rights Watch says in a new report that police in Congo's capital conducted dozens of extrajudicial killings in a three-month crackdown against organized crime gangs. more »»

Kerry: US 'not intimidated' by Islamic militants

November 18, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry issued a warning Monday to Islamic State militants that "we are not intimidated" after another American hostage was killed. more »»

4 held in case of missing Honduras beauty queen

November 17, 2014

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Honduran authorities are holding four people for questioning about the disappearance four days ago of Miss Honduras 2014, Maria Jose Alvarado, police said Monday. more »»

Over 10,000 Hungarians in anti-corruption protest

November 17, 2014

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — More than 10,000 people protested Monday in the Hungarian capital, demanding the ouster of the head of the tax authority and greater accountability from Prime Minister... more »»

Europeans have prominent role in beheading video

November 17, 2014

PARIS (AP) — The cold-eyed militants lined up behind their victims in the latest Islamic State video appear to come from outside the Middle East, including one from France and possibly two from... more »»

'Red warning lights' flashing for global economy

November 17, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The global economy's problems seem to be multiplying. more »»

Colombia halts peace talks after general is taken

November 17, 2014

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A massive search operation was under way Monday for a Colombian army general whose surprise capture by leftist rebels prompted President Juan Manuel Santos to suspend... more »»

Fisheries body raises quota on endangered Bluefin

November 17, 2014

MILAN (AP) — A multi-nation fisheries body on Monday raised the quotas for endangered Bluefin tuna in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea to the dismay of conservationists, who said the move... more »»

EU proposal could punish Israel for settlements

November 17, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — An internal European Union document proposes unspecified "actions" against Israel for its settlement activities in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, reflecting unhappiness with... more »»

Kerry: US 'not intimidated' by Islamic militants

November 17, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry issued a warning Monday to Islamic State militants that "we are not intimidated" after another American hostage was killed. more »»

Pope reinforces traditional family values

November 17, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is seeking to reassure the church's right-wing base that he's not a renegade bent on changing church doctrine on family issues — weeks after a Vatican meeting of... more »»

Scientists 'confident' comet lander will wake up

November 17, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — There is a strong chance Europe's comet lander will wake up from hibernation as it nears the sun, raising hopes for a second series of scientific measurements from the surface next... more »»

France: At least 1 Frenchman in Islamic video

November 17, 2014

PARIS (AP) — A 22-year-old French convert to radical Islam appears in a propaganda video showing a beheaded American aid worker and the deaths of Syrian soldiers, a Paris prosecutor said Monday. more »»

Polish board game mocks communist rationing system

November 17, 2014

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A new Polish board game that ridicules the communist-era rationing system was launched Monday, with high school students straining their brains and then laughing at their ow... more »»

Tough stances from Putin, Merkel over Ukraine

November 17, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — The leaders of Russia and Germany squared off over Ukraine from opposite sides of the globe, with Vladimir Putin warning that Moscow will not accept a defeat for the pro-Russian... more »»

Paris prosecutor: At least 1 Frenchman in IS video

November 17, 2014

PARIS (AP) — A Paris prosecutor says that a French 22-year-old convert to radical Islam appears in a video showing a beheaded American aid worker and the deaths of Syrian soldiers. more »»

Red Cross officials: Ebola flaring anew in Africa

November 17, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — Red Cross officials helping to lead the fight against Ebola in West Africa said Monday the virus is still spreading, and they're having trouble recruiting health care workers to... more »»

Uganda hunts for missing ivory worth $1 million

November 17, 2014

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — More than a ton of ivory has disappeared from a Ugandan government vault, a police official said Monday as a corruption watchdog agency launched an investigation of Uganda'... more »»

 
 
 

 

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