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Snowden questions Putin on surveillance policies

April 17, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Several hours into Vladimir Putin's televised call-in show, one of the TV anchors interrupted viewers' questions to air what she said was a "sensational video" for the Russian... more »»

Diplomats eye joint statement on Ukraine

April 17, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — High-level talks aimed at calming soaring tensions over the crisis in Ukraine went into overtime on Thursday with top diplomats from the United States, European Union, Russia and... more »»

Jones, Godard, Cronenberg in competition at Cannes

April 17, 2014

PARIS (AP) — David Cronenberg deconstructs Hollywood, Tommy Lee Jones goes Western and reclusive New Wave legend Jean-Luc Godard returns in 3-D in films competing at next month's Cannes Film... more »»

Nigeria: Fate of 115 abducted girls unknown

April 17, 2014

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The fate of 115 female students abducted by Islamic extremists was thrown into uncertainty Thursday when their school principal denied the Nigerian military's report tha... more »»

3 protesters killed in attack on Ukrainian base

April 17, 2014

MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — The turmoil in Ukraine dominated the European landscape Thursday, as three protesters were killed in a clash in southern Ukraine, high-level talks were held in Geneva and... more »»

UN: Iran cuts stock closest to nuke-arms grade

April 17, 2014

VIENNA (AP) — Iran has converted most of a nuclear stockpile that it could have turned quickly into weapons-grade uranium into less volatile forms as part of a deal with six world powers, the U.. more »»

Ukraine, US work to reduce tensions with Russia

April 17, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — Ukraine is hoping to placate Russia and calm hostilities with its neighbor even as the U.S. prepares a new round of sanctions to punish Moscow for what it regards as fomenting unrest. more »»

Putin hopes no need to send troops into Ukraine

April 17, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday rejected claims that Russian special forces are fomenting unrest in eastern Ukraine, but recognized for the first time that the troops i... more »»

India struggles with rebel threats during election

April 17, 2014

RAJNANDGAON, India (AP) — Indians cast ballots Thursday on the biggest day of voting in the country's weekslong general election, streaming into polling stations even in areas where leftist rebel... more »»

Algerians trickle to polls in presidential vote

April 17, 2014

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerians trickled into voting booths Thursday to elect the president of this oil-rich North African nation in an election expected to be dominated by the ailing incumbent... more »»

Samples collected from oil slick not from plane

April 17, 2014

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Investigators were analyzing data collected by a robotic submarine that completed its first successful scan of the seabed Thursday in the hunt for the missing Malaysian... more »»

Gunmen attack Iraq military base, kill 10 soldiers

April 17, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants launched a brazen attack on a military base in a restive area in northern Iraq on Thursday, killing at least 10 soldiers and wounding 12, officials sai. more »»

Nigeria: Fate of 100+ abducted girls unknown

April 17, 2014

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The fate of more than 100 girls and young women abducted by Islamic extremists was thrown into uncertainty Thursday when their school principal denied a report from... more »»

Classmates celebrating 60th birthday among missing

April 17, 2014

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Kim Jeong-keun woke up on his cabin bed to find out his friends had smeared lipstick on his face while he had been asleep, a prank harking back to their school days. more »»

Forensic expert faulted at Pistorius trial

April 17, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The prosecutor at the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, a double-amputee Olympian, cross-examined one of the defense's forensic experts Thursday after the judge... more »»

Evacuation came too late for many on sinking ferry

April 17, 2014

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on... more »»

Ukraine, US to alternately cajole, threaten Russia

April 17, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — Ukraine is hoping to placate Russia and calm hostilities with its neighbor even as the U.S. prepares a new round of sanctions to punish Moscow for what it regards as fomenting unrest. more »»

Evacuation order came too late for many on ferry

April 17, 2014

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with about 290 people trapped inside, because officers on... more »»

Ukraine: 3 killed after Black Sea base attack

April 17, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Three pro-Russian militants died and 13 were wounded when Ukrainian troops repelled an attack on a National Guard base in the Black Sea port of Mariupol, Ukraine's interior... more »»

Curious about Palestine, Israeli visitors return

April 17, 2014

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — This bustling center of Palestinian life is just a 20-minute drive from Jerusalem, but for Israelis it might as well be on the other side of the world. more »»

 
 

 

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