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Al-Shabab bombs UN van in Somalia, 4 UNICEF workers killed

April 21, 2015

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Islamic extremists set off a bomb in a U.N. van in normally tranquil northern Somalia on Monday, killing at least seven people, including four employees of the U.N. more »»

 
 
 
The Latest: Captain and crew member arrested

April 21, 2015

SYDNEY (AP) —

(0211 GMT, 10:11 p.. more »»

Prosecutors: Capsized boat captain and crew member arrested

April 21, 2015

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — European leaders struggled for an adequate response in the face of unremitting migrant flows and continued instability in Libya following the feared drowning of as many as... more »»

Prosecutors: Capsized boat captain and crew member arrested

April 20, 2015

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — Prosecutors said Tuesday they have arrested the Tunisian captain and a Syrian crew member of a boat that capsized off the coast of Libya with hundreds of people aboard in... more »»

The Latest: Captain and crew member arrested

April 20, 2015

01:41 a.m. (2341 GMT, 7:41 p.m. more »»

Amid new migrant crises, Italian PM decries 'death voyages'

April 20, 2015

MILAN (AP) — Shaken by the feared drowning of as many as 900 people in the latest Mediterranean tragedy, European leaders struggled Monday for an adequate response in the face of unremitting... more »»

Turkey sends condolences to descendants of killed Armenians

April 20, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Monday extended condolences to the descendants of Armenians killed 100 years ago by Ottoman Turks, saying Turkey shared their pain... more »»

APNewsBreak: UK family on way to Syria in Turkish custody

April 20, 2015

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish police on Monday arrested a missing British couple with four children believed to have left England for Syria to join the Islamic State group, an official said. more »»

Bombs shatter houses in Yemen capital, hit near Iran Embassy

April 20, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi-led airstrikes hit weapons caches held by Iran-backed Shiite rebels, touching off massive explosions Monday in Yemen's capital that killed at least 19 people and buried... more »»

Poles wait for FBI chief to apologize over Holocaust remarks

April 20, 2015

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Obama did it, now the FBI director has done it, and each time it has caused huge offense to a U.S. more »»

Child beggars still rampant in Senegal despite laws

April 20, 2015

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Twelve-year-old Youssuf and 7-year-old Mamadou start their day at 5 a.m. walking from a Dakar, Senegal suburb into the city to beg for money. more »»

Airstrikes touch off massive blasts in Yemen's capital

April 20, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi-led airstrikes hit weapons caches held by Iran-backed Shiite rebels, touching off massive explosions Monday in Yemen's capital that killed at least 19 people and buried... more »»

Many migrants drawn by jobs, welfare in northern Europe

April 20, 2015

STOCKHOLM (AP) — For tens of thousands of migrants who survive the hazardous crossing of the Mediterranean, the journey often continues as they slip through cracks in Italy's border controls and... more »»

Lawyer: Washington Post reporter in Iran faces 4 charges

April 20, 2015

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A Washington Post reporter jailed for nearly nine months in Iran faces charges of espionage and three other crimes, his lawyer revealed Monday following her first in-depth... more »»

The Latest: US plans continued migrant help with Europe

April 20, 2015

8:10 p.m. (1810 GMT, 2:10 p.m. EDT)

The U.S. says it plans to continue cooperation with Europe on the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean.

U.S. more »»

Ethiopians shocked by Islamic State killings

April 20, 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Many in Ethiopia are reeling from the news that several Ethiopians were killed in Libya by the Islamic State group, which over the weekend released a video purporting... more »»

Amid more migrant emergencies, EU searches for response

April 20, 2015

MILAN (AP) — Rescuers responded Monday to two new migrant emergencies off Libya and a third boat ran aground near Greece following a weekend disaster that left hundreds feared dead, as top... more »»

AP Interview: End economic migration, EU border chief says

April 20, 2015

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Recent tragedies involving migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean show that Europe must do more to stop migration by people seeking to escape poverty, the head of the... more »»

Struggling Greece puts state funds in loan basket

April 20, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's cash-strapped government has ordered reserves from state agencies to be placed in a basket account to help the country meet obligations, officials said Monday as... more »»

The Latest: Int'l Red Cross urges strong migrant rescue plan

April 20, 2015

6:50 p.m. (1650 GMT, 12:50 p.m. more »»

Egypt court sentences 22 to death over 2013 attack on police

April 20, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian criminal court on Monday sentenced 22 people to death after convicting them of storming a police station outside Cairo and killing an officer on July 3, 2013 — the day th... more »»

 
 

 

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