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Catalonia defies Spain by calling secession vote

September 27, 2014

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The president of Spain's powerful northeastern region of Catalonia on Saturday formally called an independence referendum, the latest secession push in Europe and one of... more »»

Volcano erupts in central Japan, injuring 11

September 27, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — A volcano in central Japan erupted in spectacular fashion on Saturday, catching mountain climbers by surprise and injuring at least 11 people, including seven who lost consciousness. more »»

Egypt court postpones ruling in Mubarak retrial

September 27, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Saturday postponed its ruling until November in the retrial of former President Hosni Mubarak, charged with complicity in the killings of protesters during the... more »»

HK police arrest protesters at government complex

September 27, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Riot police in Hong Kong on Saturday arrested scores of students who stormed the government headquarters compound during a night of scuffles to protest China's refusal to allow... more »»

HK police arrest protesters at gov't complex

September 27, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Riot police in Hong Kong on Saturday arrested scores of students who stormed the government headquarters compound during a night of scuffles to protest China's refusal to allow... more »»

HK students scuffle with police in chaotic protest

September 27, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Scores of young pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong faced off with riot police Saturday after a night of scuffles and arrests over Beijing's refusal to allow genuine democratic... more »»

Army unit in Mexico killings has past controversy

September 27, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — An army officer and seven soldiers who face disciplinary action for their participation in the killing of 22 people in rural southern Mexico belong to an army battalion with a... more »»

Britain joins fight against Islamic State group

September 27, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Britain, Belgium and Denmark on Friday joined the U.. more »»

Iran leader: time not right for another phone call

September 27, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Friday that the time isn't right for another phone conversation or a meeting with President Barack Obama "because of the sensitivity tha... more »»

Iran's president: no major progress at nuke talks

September 27, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran's president on Friday urged faster progress at nuclear talks between his country and six world powers, joining other top international officials who say the current... more »»

Mexico army holds 8 soldiers in June killing of 22

September 27, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — An army officer and seven soldiers face disciplinary action for their participation in the killing of 22 people in rural southern Mexico, but the army remained mum Friday on... more »»

Clooney, fiancee arrive in Venice for wedding

September 26, 2014

VENICE, Italy (AP) — George Clooney vowed he would never marry again, giving hope to millions of women that they one day might get their chance at romance with Hollywood's most eligible bachelor. more »»

Syrian refugees see future in continental Europe

September 26, 2014

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Surrounded by compatriots among a row of white canvas tents and prefabricated homes, Bahjat Molla sings mournfully of missing his Latakia home, of the aroma of freshly... more »»

Palestinian leader in new UN bid to end occupation

September 26, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel on Friday of conducting a "war of genocide" and a "series of absolute war crimes" during the 50-day summer conflict in Gaza, but... more »»

Vatican accuses UN panel of sowing confusion

September 26, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican accused a U.. more »»

WHO: Deaths linked to Ebola pass 3,000

September 26, 2014

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The World Health Organization says the number of deaths linked to an Ebola outbreak in West Africa has passed 3,000. more »»

Turkey's Erdogan calls for no-fly zone in Syria

September 26, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that a "no-fly zone" should be created in Syria to protect part of it from attacks by Syria's air force. more »»

Western Muslims, troubled, rally against extremism

September 26, 2014

PARIS (AP) — In tweets, in street gatherings and in open letters, moderate Muslims around the world are insisting that Islamic State extremists don't speak for their religion. more »»

Nigerian schoolgirl freed by extremists comes home

September 26, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The first of Nigeria's kidnapped "Chibok girls" to make it home after being released by her Islamic extremist captors spent a tortured night, tossing and turning and screaming... more »»

US-led strikes hit IS group as coalition grows

September 26, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — American warplanes and drones hit Islamic State group tanks, Humvees, checkpoints and bunkers in airstrikes Friday targeting the extremists in Syria and Iraq, as the U.S. more »»

 
 

 

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