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Seoul says North Korea executes 5 senior security officials

February 27, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea executed five senior security officials with anti-aircraft guns because they made false reports that "enraged" leader Kim Jong Un, South Korea's spy agency... more »»

Egypt's Christians flee terror in north Sinai security void

February 27, 2017

ISMAILIA, Egypt (AP) — After Islamic militants barged into his uncle's house, shot him and his son dead, then looted the place and set it on fire, Said Sameh Adel Fawzy knew it was time to leave. more »»

1st senior Chinese official visits Washington in Trump era

February 27, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — China is sending its first senior official to visit the United States since President Donald Trump took office, amid uncertainties over trade relations and new security tensions in... more »»

Egypt's Christians flee terror in north Sinai security void

February 26, 2017

ISMAILIA, Egypt (AP) — After Islamic militants barged into his uncle's house, shot him and his son dead, then looted the place and set it on fire, Said Sameh Adel Fawzy knew it was time to leave. more »»

Iran begins annual navy drill off Strait of Hormuz

February 26, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's navy began an annual drill Sunday near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, its first major exercise since the inauguration of U.S. more »»

Syrian warplanes pound rebel-held area in central city

February 26, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Government warplanes pounded a rebel-held neighborhood in the central city of Homs on Sunday, killing at least three and wounding dozens, Syrian opposition activists said, and... more »»

Casualties mount as Iraqi troops advance in IS-held Mosul

February 26, 2017

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — "We have wounded!" the men shouted from the roadside. Two soldiers, bleeding, were being bandaged beside their smoking vehicle on the side of a dusty dirt road. more »»

Nigerian governor says 2 kidnapped Germans are freed

February 26, 2017

KADUNA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian security agents have freed two German archaeologists kidnapped by gunmen at a remote dig, the governor of northern Kaduna state said Sunda. more »»

Russians march to honor slain opposition leader Nemtsov

February 26, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of Russians marched through Moscow on Sunday shouting slogans such as "Russia will be free!" and "Putin is war!" to mark two years since opposition leader Boris Nemtsov wa... more »»

Egyptian Christians fearing terror flee Sinai for 4th day

February 26, 2017

ISMAILIA, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian Christians fearing attacks by Islamic State group militants fled the volatile northern part of the Sinai Peninsula for a fourth day on Sunday, after a string of... more »»

New LG phone influenced by Samsung's Note 7 troubles

February 26, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung's fiasco with its fire-prone Note 7 phone has pushed its rival LG to take additional precautions with its next smartphone. more »»

Protests erupt after Kyrgyzstan arrests opposition leader

February 26, 2017

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — Hundreds of people protested Sunday in Kyrgyzstan after authorities detained a prominent opposition leader on fraud and corruption charges that his supporters say are... more »»

Poll: Israelis believe Gaza policies hurting security

February 26, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — A new poll shows that 67 percent of Israelis believe the government's policies in the Gaza Strip have worsened security. more »»

Taliban leader encourages people to plant trees

February 26, 2017

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Springtime in Afghanistan usually brings a spike in violence as the Taliban takes advantage of the thaw to launch a wave of fresh attacks. more »»

Iraq: Police Commandos recapture new neighborhood in Mosul

February 26, 2017

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi militarized police captured two neighborhoods on the western side of Mosul on Sunday amid fierce clashes with Islamic State militants, as thousands of people continued to fle... more »»

Malaysia: Poisoning of Kim caused paralysis, quick death

February 26, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's health minister said Sunday that the dose of nerve agent given to North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's exiled half brother was so high that it killed him... more »»

Iran begins navy drill off Strait of Hormuz as US newly wary

February 26, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's navy began an annual drill Sunday near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, its first major exercise since the inauguration of U.S. more »»

Letter-writing former Iran president pens dispatch to Trump

February 26, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sent a letter Sunday to President Donald Trump, striking a somewhat conciliatory tone while applauding immigration to... more »»

Russian opposition figure freed; vows fight for human rights

February 26, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — A convicted Russian opposition activist who says he was tortured in prison was freed Sunday and has vowed to keep up the fight for human rights in Russia. more »»

The Latest: Malaysia: Poison killed Kim within 20 minutes

February 26, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on Malaysia's investigation into the apparent assassination of the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local):

6 p.m. more »»

 
 

 

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