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Pro-democracy protests expand in Hong Kong

September 29, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protests expanded in Hong Kong on Monday, a day after demonstrators upset over Beijing's decision to limit political reforms defied onslaughts of tear gas and... more »»

Gaza war deals blow to Israel's tourism industry

September 28, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — It was supposed to be a record-breaking year for tourist visits to Israel. more »»

Al-Qaida leader warns of revenge for airstrikes

September 28, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of al-Qaida's Syria affiliate vowed Sunday that his group would "use all possible means" to fight back against airstrikes by the U.S. more »»

Modi tells Madison Sq Garden India won't look back

September 28, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — India's prime minister has told a packed and boisterous crowd of Indian-Americans at New York's Madison Square Garden to help him develop his nation's economy, vowing that under... more »»

Monster truck crashes into crowd in Netherlands

September 28, 2014

AMSTERDAM (AP) — A monster truck outfitted with tractor-sized wheels crashed into a crowd during a show in the Netherlands near the German border on Sunday, reportedly killing three people and... more »»

Clooney, wife make newlywed appearance in Venice

September 28, 2014

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Wedding bands glinted under the Venetian sun on the hands of George Clooney and his new bride, Amal Alamuddin, as the heartthrob actor and the human rights lawyer emerged... more »»

Modi courts Indian-Americans at Madison Sq Garden

September 28, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A day after addressing a hushed U.. more »»

At least 31 believed dead at Japanese volcano

September 28, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Finally reaching the ash-covered summit of a still-erupting volcano in central Japan, rescue workers made a grim discovery Sunday: 31 apparently dead people, some reportedly buried i... more »»

Air France pilots end strike after 14 days

September 28, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Air France's leading pilots union on Sunday announced an end to a 14-day strike that grounded roughly half of the airline's flights, stranded passengers worldwide and led to stern... more »»

Serbia gay pride march takes place undisturbed

September 28, 2014

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Waving rainbow-colored flags, several hundred gay activists proceeded undisturbed through downtown Belgrade on Sunday thanks to the protection of thousands of riot police. more »»

Iraqi Kurds face off with extremists across bridge

September 28, 2014

MANTIQA, Iraq (AP) — Behind the wall of sandbags at the end of a narrow bridge in northern Iraq, a man in a black ski mask paces back and forth, brandishing a machine-gun and poking the barrel... more »»

US-led airstrikes hit Syria oil refinery by Turkey

September 28, 2014

SANLIURFA, Turkey (AP) — Airstrikes likely carried out by the U.S. more »»

News Guide: A Japanese volcano turns deadly

September 28, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — A popular hiking site in central Japan turned into a death trap Saturday when a volcano erupted. more »»

Thousands of police protect pride march in Serbia

September 28, 2014

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Waving rainbow-colored flags, several hundred gay activists proceeded undisturbed through downtown Belgrade on Sunday thanks to the protection of thousands of anti-riot... more »»

Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters

September 28, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police used tear gas Sunday and warned of further measures as they tried to clear thousands of pro-democracy protesters who had gathered outside government headquarters... more »»

Pope hails Benedict, other elderly at Vatican fest

September 28, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday hailed the value of the elderly, including his predecessor Benedict XVI, who joined him at a ceremony in St. more »»

Germany starts training 32 Kurdish fighters

September 28, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's army has started training 32 Kurdish peshmerga fighters at an army school in Bavaria to support them in their fight against Islamic State extremists. more »»

Israel's Netanyahu says will refute Gaza "lies"

September 28, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left Israel on Sunday en route to the United Nations in New York, saying he will refute "all of the lies directed at us" with regard to... more »»

HK police use tear gas to try to clear protesters

September 28, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police used tear gas on Sunday to try to clear thousands of pro-democracy protesters who had gathered outside government headquarters in a challenge to Beijing over its... more »»

Spanish police arrest 10 graffiti painters

September 28, 2014

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested 10 of the country's most active graffiti painters on suspicion of being responsible for over 600,000 euros ($760,000) worth of damage to subway... more »»

 
 

 

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