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Buffer zone agreed upon in Ukrainian peace talks

September 20, 2014

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Sporadic artillery fire hit parts of eastern Ukraine on Saturday, hours after negotiators agreed to create a buffer zone between government troops and pro-Russian militants... more »»

Pomp, little action expected at UN climate summit

September 20, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — New York City will be full of planet-saving pomp this coming week, but short on action to rescue the world.

More than 120 world leaders convene Tuesday for a U.N. more »»

Lack of trust keeps Iran, US away from coalition

September 20, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran and the United States share a common enemy in the Islamic State militant group, but a deep-seated lack of trust has so far kept the longtime foes from publicly joining... more »»

Kenya police chief warns residents to be vigilant

September 20, 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's police chief asked residents Saturday to be "extra vigilant" of attacks in the week following Sunday's anniversary of the Westgate Mall attack. more »»

Kurdish fighters head to Syria to fight militants

September 20, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of Kurdish fighters have crossed from Turkey and Iraq into neighboring Syria to defend a Kurdish area under attack by Islamic State militants, as leaders of the ethnic grou... more »»

Potential push for Obama to expand military effort

September 20, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's military campaign against the Islamic State group already has extended beyond the limits he first outline. more »»

Afghan presidential vote result to come Sunday

September 20, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's drawn-out presidential election may finally be coming to an end. more »»

Scottish teens proud, passionate about voting

September 20, 2014

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — They arrived before polling stations even opened, dressed for the school day in striped ties and blazers, dress slacks and tartan skirts, book bags over their shoulders... more »»

New Zealand prime minister wins 3rd term in office

September 20, 2014

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Prime Minister John Key won an emphatic victory Saturday in New Zealand's general election to return for a third term, a result that will be seen as an endorsement... more »»

Turkey: 49 hostages have been freed

September 20, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by the Islamic State group in Iraq were freed Saturday, resolving a serious crisis which Turkish officials had long cited as a reason to... more »»

Renewed Yemen clashes kill 4 civilians

September 20, 2014

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A third day of fighting in Yemen's capital pitting Shiite rebels against Sunni militiamen and army units killed at least four civilians and three fighters on Saturday, securit... more »»

Kurds head to Syria from Turkey to fight militants

September 20, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of Kurdish fighters have crossed from Turkey into neighboring Syria to defend a Kurdish area under attack by Islamic State militants, activists said Saturda. more »»

Pope Albania visit showcases Muslim-Christian ties

September 20, 2014

DERVEN, Albania (AP) — The one-room, stone church of St. more »»

Munich expects 6 million visitors at Oktoberfest

September 20, 2014

MUNICH (AP) — Four taps on the keg and the beer started to flow. more »»

Brown credited with turning Scot independence tide

September 20, 2014

KIRKCALDY, Scotland (AP) — Dour. Grim. Downright uninspiring. more »»

Buffer zone agreed on in Ukrainian peace talks

September 20, 2014

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Negotiators in Ukrainian peace talks agreed early Saturday to create a buffer zone between government troops and pro-Russian militants by halting their advances, pulling bac... more »»

Kiribati leader visits Arctic on climate mission

September 20, 2014

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Fearing that his Pacific island nation could be swallowed by a rising ocean, the president of Kiribati says a visit to the melting Arctic has helped him appreciate the scale of... more »»

CIA stops spying on friendly nations in W. Europe

September 20, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stung by the backlash over a German caught selling secrets to the U.. more »»

Obama faces questions on prospect of expanded war

September 20, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's military campaign against Islamic State group extremists has already crept beyond the narrow parameters he first outlined three months ago. more »»

India, China quietly struggle in Indian Ocean

September 20, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — At first glance, it looks like a diplomatic love-fest. more »»

 
 

 

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