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Palestinian leader: Peace could suffer if US embassy moves

January 14, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas warned Saturday that peace could suffer if the incoming Trump administration goes ahead with plans to move the U.S. more »»

Palestinian leader meets with pope ahead of Paris summit

January 14, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas heads into a meeting Saturday with Pope Francis as he rallies international support ahead of this weekend's Paris peace summit. more »»

Australia, Japan boost defense ties amid instability in Asia

January 14, 2017

SYDNEY (AP) — The leaders of Australia and Japan agreed on Saturday to boost cooperation between their militaries, as Japan tries to shore up security ties throughout the Asia-Pacific region amid... more »»

Iraqi forces push onto Mosul University grounds

January 14, 2017

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi commanders say that their forces have secured less than a quarter of Mosul University Saturday as they face stiff resistance from Islamic State fighters in the battle for... more »»

China aircraft carrier capabilities tested on latest mission

January 14, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — China's sole aircraft carrier has returned home following a far-ranging three-week training mission during which its combat capabilities were closely scrutinized and speculation... more »»

Kerry defends trade pact on last trip as top US diplomat

January 14, 2017

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry, making his last trip as the top U.S. more »»

Ivory Coast announces deal to end standoff with soldiers

January 14, 2017

BOUAKE, Ivory Coast (AP) — Ivory Coast announced a deal Friday night to end a standoff with soldiers who staged a mutiny last week, though the terms were not confirmed and it was unclear whether... more »»

Japanese leader arrives in Australia to talk security, trade

January 14, 2017

SYDNEY (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was in Australia on Saturday for talks with the nation's leader on trade and regional security issues amid China's growing military might in Asia. more »»

Spokesman: Deal reached to end Ivory Coast crisis

January 14, 2017

BOUAKE, Ivory Coast (AP) — A government spokesman in Ivory Coast says a deal has been reached with soldiers to end a crisis that began with a mutiny last week. more »»

Troops surround site as Ivory Coast negotiates mutiny deal

January 13, 2017

BOUAKE, Ivory Coast (AP) — Soldiers in Ivory Coast's second-largest city surrounded the residence where officials were negotiating a deal to end an army mutiny, as gunfire was also reported in th... more »»

US policy change on Cuban migrants leaves many stranded

January 13, 2017

PANAMA CITY (AP) — It took three months for Gabriel Marin and his wife, Yansiel, to make it from their home in eastern Cuba to this migrant shelter in Panama's capital. more »»

No deal in talks to persuade Gambian leader to step down

January 13, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — No deal was reached Friday in last-ditch attempts by a regional mediation team to persuade Gambia's longtime leader to step down, and while mediation will continue, the... more »»

Trump's team of rivals: Discordant notes in the amen chorus

January 13, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — You can't really call them "yes men." Maybe we're meeting Donald Trump's "yes, but" men. more »»

3 suicide bombers kill 2 on market day in northeast Nigeria

January 13, 2017

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Three women suicide bombers, including two carrying babies on their backs, detonated explosions Friday at a checkpoint Nigeria's northeastern town of Madagali where people... more »»

Paris meeting marks end to Obama's failed Mideast diplomacy

January 13, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration's eight years of unsuccessful Israeli-Palestinian diplomacy will come to a crashing end this weekend, with chances for a Mideast peace deal at perhaps... more »»

6 more charged in Kardashian West jewelry heist in Paris

January 13, 2017

PARIS (AP) — Hailing the "remarkable work" of French police, Paris prosecutors on Friday announced preliminary charges against six more suspects in the armed jewelry heist of Kim Kardashian West. more »»

Maintenance stems clashes over Syrian capital water source

January 13, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Maintenance workers arrived in Syria's rebel-held valley near Damascus Friday to fix the water facility there, signaling an end to the violent standoff that has dried out the capita... more »»

Iraqi forces in IS battle raise flag over Mosul University

January 13, 2017

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi special forces raised the Iraqi flag above buildings within the Mosul University complex Friday as they battled Islamic State militants for control of the city, according... more »»

Nigerian leader to press Gambia's Jammeh to step down

January 13, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Nigeria's president was leading a regional delegation to Gambia in a last-ditch attempt Friday to persuade its longtime leader to step down and allow his rival's inauguratio... more »»

Nigerian governor apologizes to UN over aid criticism

January 13, 2017

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The governor of Nigeria's embattled Borno state has apologized to the United Nations, saying his accusations that aid agencies are profiting from funds for people fleein... more »»

 
 

 

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