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French police cleared in teen deaths that sparked riots

May 18, 2015

RENNES, France (AP) — A French court has acquitted two police officers who were accused of contributing to the deaths of two teenagers in a blighted Paris suburb a decade ago. more »»

After truce, Saudi-led coalition resumes airstrikes in Yemen

May 18, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi-led coalition airstrikes targeting Yemen's Shiite rebels resumed early on Monday in the southern port city of Aden after a five-day truce expired amid talks on the... more »»

Official: Ethiopia detains 200 suspected human smugglers

May 18, 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Two hundred suspected human smugglers have been detained as part of the Ethiopian government's efforts to stem the number of citizens trying to illegally migrate to... more »»

11 detained in ambush of Saudi prince's convoy in Paris

May 18, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The Paris prosecutor's office says 11 people have been detained in relation to last year's dramatic ambush of a Saudi prince's diplomatic convoy. more »»

Nigerian military: 10 Boko Haram camps destroyed in forest

May 18, 2015

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's military says it has destroyed 10 Boko Haram camps, killed many militants and captured heavy weaponry in the northeastern Sambisa Forest. more »»

After coup attempt, Burundi deploys army to quell protests

May 18, 2015

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Heavily armed soldiers were deployed in Burundi's capital on Monday to quell persistent street protests against the president's bid for a third term, which sparked a cou... more »»

Russian troops captured in Ukraine transferred to capital

May 18, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Two Russian soldiers captured while fighting in war-torn eastern Ukraine are being transported to the capital, Kiev, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Monday. more »»

Blasts at Kurdish party offices in Turkey injure 6

May 18, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Two separate explosions in buildings housing the local headquarters of a pro-Kurdish political party injured at least six people Monday, the party said, weeks before Turkey... more »»

Islamic State killed hundreds as it took Iraq's Ramadi

May 18, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group killed at least 500 people — both civilians and Iraqi soldiers — and forced 8,000 to flee their homes as it captured the city of Ramadi, a provincial... more »»

AP PHOTOS: A look from the niqab, worn by some Muslim women

May 18, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Across the Middle East and elsewhere, some conservative Muslim women only look out at the world around them from behind the niqab.

For most, the niqab is a choice. more »»

Historic bathhouse offers respite from Gaza's hardships

May 18, 2015

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — After dawn prayers in Gaza, a few dozen men descend a metal staircase to gather in the steamy confines of Hamam al-Sumara, a centuries-old bathhouse where residents o... more »»

Verdict due on French police in case that sparked riots

May 18, 2015

RENNES, France (AP) — A verdict is expected Monday in the trial of two French police officers accused of contributing to the deaths of two teenagers in a blighted Paris suburb 10 years ago, amid... more »»

Contested Iraqi city of Ramadi falls to Islamic State group

May 18, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — The contested city of Ramadi fell to the Islamic State group on Sunday, as Iraqi forces abandoned their weapons and armored vehicles to flee the provincial capital in a major loss... more »»

Frustration with Latin America's left on the rise

May 18, 2015

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's socialist government is struggling to put food on the shelves amid runaway inflation. Brazil's president is facing calls for impeachment. more »»

Burundi president makes first appearance since failed coup

May 18, 2015

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza made his first appearance in the capital since an attempted coup against his government last week. more »»

Protesting Macedonians demand government's resignation

May 18, 2015

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters gathered Sunday in the center of the Macedonian capital to demand the resignation of conservative Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski. more »»

Officials: Saudi-led coalition airstrikes resume in Yemen

May 17, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials and witnesses say Saudi-led coalition airstrikes targeting Shiite rebels have resumed in the southern port city of Aden after the end of a five-day... more »»

Protesting Macedonians demand government's resignation

May 17, 2015

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters gathered Sunday in the center of the Macedonian capital to demand the resignation of conservative Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski. more »»

Yemen cease-fire ends between rebels, Saudi-led coalition

May 17, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — With no extension announced, a five-day humanitarian cease-fire in Yemen ended Sunday night, with both civilians and aid organizations wondering if airstrikes by a Saudi-led... more »»

Ukraine says 2 Russian officers captured near rebel area

May 17, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian government on Sunday claimed to have captured two Russian officers who were operating in the rebel-controlled area. more »»

 
 

 

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