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Pregnant woman rescued 6 days after Kenyan building collapse

May 5, 2016

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A pregnant woman was rescued Thursday after being trapped for six days in a collapsed apartment building in the Kenyan capital, the second survivor found this week in the... more »»

Turkish prime minister announces decision to step down

May 5, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced his resignation on Thursday, paving the way for the country's president to pursue a tighter grip on power. more »»

The Latest: Russian conductor leads Palmyra concert in Syria

May 5, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

6:30 p.m.

Renowned Russian conductor Valery Gergiev has led the Mariinsky orchestra from St. more »»

London could get first Muslim mayor in UK local elections

May 5, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Londoners cast votes Thursday in an election that could give the city its first Muslim mayor, while voters elsewhere in Britain were expected to punish the main opposition Labour... more »»

Kenya: Woman rescued after 6 days in collapsed building

May 5, 2016

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan woman was rescued Thursday after being trapped for six days in the rubble of a collapsed building. more »»

Blasts in Syria kill 10 but Aleppo mostly calm amid truce

May 5, 2016

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A car bomb exploded in the main square of a central Syrian village on Thursday and once people gathered to help the victims, a suicide bomber riding a motorcycle detonated... more »»

Israel discovers cross-border tunnel from Gaza

May 5, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military discovered a tunnel Thursday stretching from the southern Gaza Strip into Israel, built by Palestinian militants to carry out attacks on Israel, the military... more »»

UK votes in local elections expected to deal blow to Labour

May 5, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Britons voted Thursday in local and regional elections that will choose a new mayor for London — and are expected to deal a blow to Britain's main opposition Labour Party. more »»

Turkey eyes visa-free travel to Europe but hurdles remain

May 5, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Visa-free travel to Europe may be finally within Turkey's grasp, but the remaining benchmarks it must meet by June are not easy hurdles to clear. more »»

Israel discovers new tunnel from Gaza

May 5, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has discovered a new tunnel stretching from the Gaza Strip underneath the border and into Israel. more »»

Iraq's PM replaces military commander over Green Zone breach

May 5, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi replaced the commander of a military division tasked with protecting the heavily fortified Green Zone Thursday after hundreds of angry... more »»

Israeli army deputy chief draws rebuke for Holocaust comment

May 5, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli army's deputy chief of staff drew rebukes from hawkish Israeli ministers Thursday for comparing pre-Holocaust Germany to trends in Israel today. more »»

The Latest: State TV reports 2 explosions in Homs province

May 5, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

11 a.m. more »»

Blasts in Syria kill 6 as Aleppo mostly calm after truce

May 5, 2016

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Two blasts struck a central Syrian village Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding dozens, hours after a truce brought relative calm to the northern city of... more »»

Iraq routed IS from Ramadi at a high cost: A city destroyed

May 5, 2016

RAMADI, Iraq (AP) — This is what victory looks like in the Iraqi city of Ramadi: In the once thriving Haji Ziad Square, not a single structure still stands. more »»

Alberta declares emergency as fires threaten Canada oil town

May 5, 2016

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — Alberta declared a state of emergency Wednesday as crews frantically held back wind-whipped wildfires that have already torched 1,600 homes and other buildings in... more »»

Brazil president impeachment recommended in Senate

May 4, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A senator selected as a fact-finder by a special Senate commission considering the impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff recommended Wednesday that she be put on... more »»

US declares Aleppo cease-fire, Syria says only for 48 hours

May 4, 2016

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Sporadic violence persisted in Aleppo on Wednesday as U.S. more »»

US announces extension of Syria truce to Aleppo

May 4, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Russia have persuaded Syria's government and moderate rebels to extend the country's fragile truce to the northern city of Aleppo, the State Department sai... more »»

Congo buries its king of rumba, world music star Papa Wemba

May 4, 2016

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Thousands of Congolese attended the funeral Wednesday of Papa Wemba, a musician known around the world as the king of Congolese rumba. more »»

 
 

 

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