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Chile leader to relocate Valparaiso fire victims

April 16, 2014

VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) — President Michelle Bachelet vowed Tuesday to reconstruct this once-beautiful port city according to a master plan that would prevent many of the 12,500 victims of... more »»

Ukraine bares teeth against eastern uprising

April 15, 2014

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces repelled an attack Tuesday by about 30 gunmen at an airport,... more »»

Security Council sees grim images of Syrian dead

April 15, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council fell silent Tuesday after ambassadors viewed a series of ghastly photographs of dead Syrian civil war victims, France's ambassador said. more »»

Violence surges from Islamic uprising in Nigeria

April 15, 2014

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Suspected Muslim extremists kidnapped about 100 girls Tuesday from a school in northeastern Nigeria, less than a day after militants bombed a bus station and killed 75 peopl... more »»

Germany's Merkel calls Putin to discuss Ukraine

April 15, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called Russia's President Vladimir Putin to discuss the situation in Ukraine. more »»

Defense gets its turn in Pistorius murder trial

April 15, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — For five days, Oscar Pistorius endured a withering cross-examination at his murder trial from a prosecutor who pounced on apparent inconsistencies in his testimony. more »»

Chile leader to relocate Valparaiso fire victims

April 15, 2014

VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) — President Michelle Bachelet vowed Tuesday to reconstruct this once-beautiful port city according to a master plan that would prevent many of the 11,000 victims of... more »»

In a first, France tackles sex assault in military

April 15, 2014

PARIS (AP) — France claims great success in recruiting women into its armed forces, boasting one of the world's highest percentages of women in uniform. more »»

Syrian forces try seize rebel-held areas of Homs

April 15, 2014

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian forces tried to seize rebel-held areas of Homs on Tuesday, with fighters weakened by defections and cut supply lines, in some of the fiercest fighting in the central... more »»

Hamas praises deadly West Bank shooting

April 15, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — The prime minister of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday praised a shooting that killed an Israeli and wounded his wife and son as they drove through the West Bank the previou... more »»

Ukraine: Military secures airport from attack

April 15, 2014

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces said they clashed Tuesday with about 30 armed gunmen at a small... more »»

US backs Ukraine military action in east region

April 15, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is giving its tacit support to Ukrainian military action against pro-Russian separatists. more »»

Pet boom in Mexico amid rising middle class

April 15, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Camila celebrated her first birthday in a blue-and-white striped dress with tulle appliques, playing with her guests in a room decorated with pink balloons, lilacs and Hello... more »»

Suspected extremists kidnap 100 girls in Nigeria

April 15, 2014

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Suspected Islamic extremists abducted about 100 female students from a school in northeast Nigeria before dawn Tuesday, but some of the teens managed to escape from the... more »»

Ukraine: Military recaptures eastern airport

April 15, 2014

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's acting president says army troops have restored control over a small airport in eastern Ukraine that had been occupied by pro-Russian militiamen. more »»

Mortars kill 1 child, wound dozens in Damascus

April 15, 2014

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Two mortar rounds landed near schools in predominantly Christian districts of the Syrian capital Tuesday, killing one child and wounding 41 other people, state media said. more »»

Gunfire at east Ukraine airport as troops move in

April 15, 2014

IZYUM, Ukraine (AP) — An Associated Press reporter has heard heavy gunfire at an airport in eastern Ukraine after the government sent in army troops to retake control from pro-Russian militiamen. more »»

Diplomat appointed to head UK eavesdropping agency

April 15, 2014

LONDON (AP) — A diplomat who has advised the British government on counterterrorism has been appointed head of the electronic spy agency GCHQ. more »»

EU agrees to work more closely with NATO

April 15, 2014

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Spooked by Russia's actions against Ukraine and what the Kremlin may attempt in the future, European Union defense ministers agreed Tuesday to step up cooperation with the U.S. more »»

Ukraine troops, tanks head to troubled east

April 15, 2014

IZYUM, Ukraine (AP) — Busloads of Ukrainian troops and a handful of tanks set up Tuesday outside an eastern city controlled by armed pro-Russian militiamen as the country's acting president... more »»

 
 

 

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