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Air Canada plane leaves Halifax runway on 'abrupt' landing

March 29, 2015

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — An Air Canada plane made an "abrupt" landing and skidded off the runway at the Halifax airport in bad weather, and officials said early Sunday that 25 people were take... more »»

Lee Kuan Yew eulogized as architect of Singapore

March 29, 2015

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singaporeans bid farewell to longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew with an elaborate procession Sunday and a three-hour state funeral where his son, the current prime minister, eulogized... more »»

Struggle to explain what motivated co-pilot in doomed flight

March 29, 2015

LONDON (AP) — A disgruntled worker shoots up a workplace. A student opens fire at a high school. A pilot crashes a planeload of people into a mountainside. more »»

Saudi Arabia says strikes push Yemen rebels out of air bases

March 29, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Saudi-led airstrike campaign targeting Shiite rebels who control much of Yemen has pushed them out of contested air bases and destroyed any jet fighter remaining in the Arab... more »»

Singapore bids farewell to Lee Kuan Yew in elaborate funeral

March 29, 2015

SINGAPORE (AP) — Thousands of Singaporeans undeterred by heavy rains lined a 15 kilometer (9 mile) route through the Southeast Asian city-state to witness an elaborate funeral procession Sunday... more »»

Eiffel Tower goes dark in symbolic move for Earth Hour

March 29, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower has gone dark briefly to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change. more »»

Boko Haram kills 41, prevents hundreds voting in Nigeria

March 29, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations in the northeast, but millions voted across Nigeria... more »»

Boko Haram kills 41, prevents hundreds voting in Nigeria

March 28, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations in the northeast, but millions voted across Nigeria... more »»

Boko Haram kills 39, legislator, disrupting Nigeria election

March 28, 2015

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Witnesses and officials say Boko Haram extremists killed 39 people, including a legislator, in northeastern Nigeria, disrupting the country's presidential election. more »»

Questions and answers about the Arab peacekeeping force

March 28, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Arab League member states have agreed in principle to form a joint inter-Arab military peacekeeping force. more »»

Afghan court sentences AP journalist's killer to 20 years

March 28, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's highest court has ruled that the police officer convicted of murdering Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding AP correspondent Kathy... more »»

Eiffel Tower goes dark in symbolic move for Earth Hour

March 28, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower has gone dark briefly, with lights going out to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change. more »»

US State Dept: Difficult work remains on Iran nuke talks

March 28, 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program grew frantic on Saturday amid signs of discord, with the French and German foreign ministers joining U.S. more »»

Crash victim's father calls for more focus on pilot welfare

March 28, 2015

SISTERON, France (AP) — The father of one of the victims of this week's plane crash in the French Alps called Saturday for airlines to take greater care over pilots' welfare. more »»

Islamic fighters led by al-Qaida in Syria seize major city

March 28, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic fighters led by al-Qaida's branch in Syria seized almost full control of the northwestern city of Idlib on Saturday, taking over major roundabouts and government buildings i... more »»

STORY REMOVED: BC-EU--France-Plane Crash

March 28, 2015

SISTERON, France (AP) — The Associated Press has withdrawn its story about a mayor of a French town close to the Germanwings crash site who said that the father of the co-pilot was distraught wit... more »»

French mayor say co-pilot's father distraught with grief

March 28, 2015

SISTERON, France (AP) — The father of the German co-pilot accused of crashing a passenger plane in the French Alps was distraught with grief over his son's death and over what he may have done,... more »»

Saudis say tracking Yemen rebel groups headed to border

March 28, 2015

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Saudi Arabia says that multiple groups of Yemeni Shiite rebels are moving toward the two countries' shared border. more »»

Nigeria's voting extended as millions choose new president

March 28, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria has extended voting to Sunday after problems occurred as millions turned out Saturday to vote in a presidential election that analysts say is too close to call... more »»

Signs of discord at Iran nuke talks as deadline looms

March 28, 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program grew frantic on Saturday amid signs of discord, with the French and German foreign ministers joining U.S. more »»

 
 
 

 

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