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Mining in Haiti on hold amid uncertainty and opposition

April 13, 2015

CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti (AP) — The 50-year-old man from the village scrambled up a grassy hill to ask the onsite manager of a U.S. mining company for work. Joseph Tony had heard VCS Mining Inc. more »»

Embattled Yemen leader names new vice president

April 13, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, who fled the country in the face of a rebel advance last month, has tapped his former Prime Minister Khaled Bahah to be vice... more »»

Arms spending up globally, except in US, Western Europe

April 12, 2015

HELSINKI (AP) — World military spending was largely unchanged in 2014 as lower spending in the United States and Western Europe was matched by increases elsewhere, prompted by conflicts in the... more »»

Pope's sex abuse advisors meet in Rome over Chile bishop

April 12, 2015

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Four members of Pope Francis' sex abuse advisory commission traveled to Rome on Sunday to voice their concerns in person about Francis' appointment of a Chilean bishop accused... more »»

Kenya asks the UN to shut down refugee camp for Somalis

April 12, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United Nations High Commission for Refugees has three months to close a refugee camp in eastern Kenya and send the more than 400,000 Somalis living there back to their... more »»

Turkey recalls ambassador over pope's Armenia genocide words

April 12, 2015

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday marked the 100th anniversary of the slaughter of Armenians by calling the massacre by Ottoman Turks "the first genocide of the 20th century" and urging... more »»

Report: US reporter held in Iran facing 'espionage' charges

April 12, 2015

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A Washington Post journalist detained in Iran for over eight months is accused of "espionage" and "acting against national security," the semiofficial Fars news agency reporte... more »»

Attacks on troops in Egypt's Sinai kill at least 14

April 12, 2015

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — At least 14 people, mostly Egyptian policemen, were killed Sunday in separate operations when militants attacked a police station in the provincial capital of Egypt's... more »»

2 Malian soldiers killed in attack in southern Mali

April 12, 2015

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A Malian military vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the south, killing two soldiers and wounding three others Sunday, a spokesman said. more »»

Attacks on troops in Egypt's Sinai kill at least 13

April 12, 2015

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — At least 13 people, mostly Egyptian policemen, were killed Sunday in separate operations when militants attacked a police station in the provincial capital of Egypt's... more »»

Bombings kill 12 people in Iraq

April 12, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Authorities in Iraq say a series of bombings targeting public places in the capital, Baghdad, have killed 12 people. more »»

Turkey recalls ambassador after pope's Armenia genocide call

April 12, 2015

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday called the slaughter of Armenians by Ottoman Turks "the first genocide of the 20th century" and urged the international community to recognize it as... more »»

Turkey recalls Vatican envoy after Pope's genocide comment

April 12, 2015

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Turkey's foreign ministry says it is recalling its ambassador to the Vatican after Pope Francis on Sunday called the slaughter of Armenians by Ottoman Turks "the first genocid... more »»

Al-Qaida says US drones kill 2 leaders in Pakistan

April 12, 2015

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — U.. more »»

Egypt police says it has arrested critical journalist

April 12, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has arrested a journalist on claims he is wanted in seven different cases — just days after he published a series of critical articles about the police. more »»

Sudan leader set to extend chaotic rule in lackluster vote

April 12, 2015

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, the world's only sitting leader wanted on genocide charges, is expected to win a landslide victory in elections this week, extending a... more »»

Akon show called off in Kuwait after pressure from lawmakers

April 12, 2015

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — A planned concert by Akon was called off in Kuwait after conservative lawmakers criticized it on moral grounds. more »»

Israel's Netanyahu says sanctions should remain on Iran

April 12, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — As the international community moves to finalize a nuclear deal with Iran, Israel's prime minister says crippling sanctions should be maintained against the Islamic Republic unti... more »»

Turkey disappointed with Pope's Armenian 'genocide' remarks

April 12, 2015

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey says that it has conveyed loss of trust in relations with the Vatican after Pope Francis called the slaughter of Armenians by Ottoman Turks "the first genocide of the 20th... more »»

Pope sparks Turkish ire with Armenian "genocide" remarks

April 12, 2015

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis sparked a diplomatic incident with Turkey on Sunday by calling the slaughter of Armenians by Ottoman Turks "the first genocide of the 20th century" and urging the... more »»

 
 
 

 

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