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Girl suicide bomber kills 5, injures 41 in northeast Nigeria

August 25, 2015

DAMATURU, Nigeria (AP) — Two suicide bombers carried out separate attacks Tuesday that killed five people in Damaturu, a town in northeastern Nigeria, police and witnesses said. more »»

Sejersted, former head of Nobel Peace Prize Committee dies

August 25, 2015

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Francis Sejersted, former chairman of the Nobel Peace Committee that hands out the coveted award in the Norwegian capital, has died. He was 79. more »»

China and Japan stocks fall, other Asian markets rebound

August 25, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks fell Tuesday for a fourth day, hitting an eight-month low amid signs Beijing was no longer buying shares to stem a price slide, and Japanese stocks also dropped. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Syrian refugee mothers care, fear for newborns

August 25, 2015

MAFRAQ, Jordan (AP) — Here among the tents of this informal camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan, pregnant mothers have given birth to children they struggle to care for amid sandstorms and crushin... more »»

Safari guide killed by lion in Zimbabwe

August 25, 2015

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A lion charged and killed a safari guide who was leading a group of tourists in the same national park in Zimbabwe that was the home of Cecil the lion who was killed by a... more »»

Chinese stock index sinks 7.6 percent, Japan also down

August 25, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — China's stock market index tumbled for a fourth day, falling 7.6 percent Tuesday to an eight-month low and Japanese stocks fell. more »»

Australian firefighters 'happy to help' in Northwest

August 25, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The mountainous conditions in the Pacific Northwest will be nothing new to the dozens of firefighters from Australia and New Zealand who have arrived to help battle the many... more »»

Chinese stocks tumble again as other Asian markets rebound

August 25, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks tumbled again Tuesday after their biggest decline in eight years while most other Asian markets rebounded from a day of heavy losses. more »»

South Korea turns off propaganda as Koreas reach deal

August 25, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After 40-plus-hours of talks, North and South Korea on Tuesday pulled back from the brink with an accord that allows both sides to save face and, for the moment, avert... more »»

South Korea turns off cross-border speakers as part of deal

August 25, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it has turned off loudspeakers broadcasting cross-border anti-Pyongyang propaganda as part of an accord with rival North Korea meant to avert possible... more »»

Chinese stocks tumble again at open, falling 6 percent

August 25, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks have plunged again a day after the country's main benchmark suffered its biggest tumble in eight years.

The Shanghai Composite Index fell as much as . more »»

Rival Koreas find a way to avoid disaster, reach deal

August 25, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After 40-plus-hours of talks, North and South Korea on Tuesday pulled back from the brink with an accord that allows both sides to save face and, for the moment, avert... more »»

Rival Koreas again show mastery at pulling back from brink

August 24, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Koreas on Tuesday once again proved their mastery at pulling back from the brink — this time with an accord forged in two marathon negotiating sessions over three... more »»

Rival Koreas find a way to avoid disaster, reach deal

August 24, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After 40-plus-hours of talks, North and South Korea on Tuesday pulled back from the brink with an accord that allows both sides to save face and avert the bloodshed... more »»

Stocks slump; Dow ends down 588 after early 1,000-pt. slide

August 24, 2015

U.S. stocks slid again Monday, with the Dow Jones industrial average briefly plunging more than 1,000 points in a sell-off that sent a shiver of fear from Wall Street to Main Street. more »»

Deal reached easing North and South Korea tensions

August 24, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea reached a deal Tuesday to ease animosities, with Pyongyang expressing regret over a recent land mine blast and Seoul agreeing to halt propaganda... more »»

IS destruction of ancient Syrian temple erases rich history

August 24, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — The destruction of the nearly 2,000-year-old temple of Baalshamin by Islamic State militants erased a symbol of the once rich religious life of Syria's ancient caravan city of... more »»

Turkey's president calls new election after deadline passes

August 24, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president formally called a new election on Monday, a day after a deadline passed for forming a new government following an inconclusive vote in June. more »»

Ex Guatemalan vice president faces bribery allegations

August 24, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in Guatemala alleged Monday that former Vice President Roxana Baldetti accepted $3. more »»

 
 

 

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