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Amnesty alleges Sudan army used chemical weapons in Darfur

September 29, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International accused the Sudanese military on Thursday of using chemical weapons against civilians, including very young children, in one of the most remote corners of the... more »»

Saudi Arabia may still fight back against 9/11 lawsuit bill

September 29, 2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's lobbying and warnings to Congress were not enough to blunt the passing of legislation allowing families of Sep. more »»

The Latest: EU leaders send Peres condolence letter

September 29, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on funeral preparations and a nation in mourning at the death of Israel's ninth President, Shimon Peres (all times local):

12:55 p.m. more »»

Pakistan: Indian fire kills 2 Pakistani soldiers in Kashmir

September 29, 2016

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan on Thursday said two of its soldiers were killed in an "unprovoked" attack when India fired across the border of the disputed region of Kashmir, while India said it had... more »»

Russia says it would support 48-hour truce in Syria's Aleppo

September 29, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — A top Russian diplomat says a United States' threat to halt cooperation with Russia in the Syria conflict constitutes an "emotional breakdown" and says Russia is willing to support ... more »»

Israelis pay respects to Peres, Clinton arrives in Israel

September 29, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of Israelis, among them Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin, have paid their respects to Israel's ninth President Shimon Peres as his body lay... more »»

Afghan president, insurgent warlord sign peace agreement

September 29, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani signed a peace treaty with a notorious warlord on Thursday, pledging to lobby the U.S. more »»

Afghan unity deal expires, but gridlocked government remains

September 29, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's unity government is expected to remain in place despite the formal expiration on Thursday of the U.S. more »»

Printing plant where Charlie Hebdo killers died reopens

September 29, 2016

DAMMARTIN-EN-GOELE, France (AP) — A printing plant north of Paris is reopening for the first time since it was damaged during a deadly standoff between police and two brothers who gunned down... more »»

Seoul says North Korean soldier crosses the border to defect

September 29, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's military said Thursday that a North Korean soldier had crossed the border between the rivals to defect. more »»

Philippines' Duterte to scrap future war games with US

September 29, 2016

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he was giving notice to the United States, his country's long-standing ally, that joint exercises of Filipino and American troops... more »»

32 people missing in China landslides following typhoon

September 29, 2016

BEIJING (AP) — At least 32 people were reported missing Thursday after rain-saturated hillsides collapsed onto villages in southeastern China following a typhoon. more »»

The Latest: Obama orders flags at half-staff for Peres

September 29, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the death of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres (all times local):

4 a.m.

President Barack Obama has ordered all U.S. more »»

UN says EU may ratify Paris Agreement soon

September 28, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Paris Agreement on Climate Change appears likely to enter into force with India announcing that it has ratified the agreement and the EU signaling it may ratify within... more »»

Non-nuclear states advance push for UN treaty to ban nukes

September 28, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — Despite arm-twisting and vocal opposition from nuclear powers like the United States, six non-nuclear countries urged the U.N. more »»

The Latest: Obama will attend funeral for Peres

September 28, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the death of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres (all times local):

11:19 p.. more »»

Russian military says it's ready to talk to US about Aleppo

September 28, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military said Wednesday it's ready to resume contacts with its U.S. counterparts over the situation in Syria, even as U.. more »»

Arabs greet Peres death with silence and animosity

September 28, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Shimon Peres was widely admired around the world as a peacemaker and visionary, but the view in the Arab world was more complex: Memories linger of another Peres, who... more »»

Probe says missile launcher from Russia downed Malaysian jet

September 28, 2016

NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands (AP) — An international criminal probe concluded that a missile which destroyed a Malaysian passenger jet over Ukraine in 2014 and killed all 298 people aboard was fired... more »»

The Latest: France working on UN resolution for Syria truce

September 28, 2016

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

10:30 p.m.

France says it is working on a new U.N. resolution that would impose a cease-fire in Aleppo. more »»

 
 

 

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