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Tensions loom in the Balkans over Bosnian Serbs' referendum

September 22, 2016

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnia's Serb mini-state is holding a referendum this weekend that has turned into a proxy political battle between the West and Russia, stoking ethnic tension... more »»

Anti-corruption watchdog seeks EU help after Bahamas leaks

September 22, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — Anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International has urged the European Union to take the lead in efforts to expose those who represent, or profit, from businesses with... more »»

Syrian White Helmets share 'Alternative Nobel' with 3 others

September 22, 2016

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A volunteer group that rescues civilians from bombed-out buildings in Syria shares this year's Right Livelihood Award, sometimes known as the "Alternative Nobel," with activists... more »»

Afghan government signs draft peace deal, first since 2001

September 22, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's government signed a draft peace deal on Thursday with a designated "global terrorist" after lengthy negotiations that could pave the way for a similar... more »»

Greek ferries tied up in port for 48-hour seamen's strike

September 22, 2016

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Ferries between Greek islands and to the mainland will remain tied up in port as seamen walked off the job for a two-day strike to protest pension cuts being planned as part... more »»

Egypt TV news boss fired for airing wrong el-Sissi interview

September 22, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — The head of news in Egypt's state television has confirmed he was fired after the network mistakenly aired an old interview with the country's president instead of one he gave this... more »»

Remote Alaska port clinic goes modern with telemedicine

September 22, 2016

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The only clinic in one of the nation's busiest commercial fishing ports is so remote that even conventional telemedicine for emergencies has been impossible for its... more »»

US grants Airbus, Boeing permission to sell aircraft to Iran

September 22, 2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Aviation giants Airbus and Boeing Co. have received permission from the U.S. more »»

China sentences activist lawyer to 12 years on fraud charges

September 22, 2016

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese lawyer who defended activists and others involved in politically sensitive cases was sentenced to 12 years in prison Thursday on fraud charges, his lawyers said, in what... more »»

The Latest: PM: UN peace fund gets half $300 million needed

September 22, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local):

11 p.m.

A U.. more »»

The Latest: PM: Bangladesh taking steps to fight terrorism

September 22, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local):

8:30 p.m. more »»

Suu Kyi makes 1st UN speech as Myanmar leader

September 21, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Former political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi made her first speech Wednesday at the U.N. more »»

The Latest: UN urges end to clashes in Congo and timely vote

September 21, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local):

The U.N. more »»

Migrant boat capsizes off Egypt, killing at least 42

September 21, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — A boat carrying African migrants headed to Europe capsized off the Mediterranean coast near the Egyptian city of Alexandria on Wednesday, killing at least 42 people, Egyptian... more »»

World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate

September 21, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — World leaders from Pakistan to Ukraine unleashed their regional grievances Wednesday, taking the stage of the U.N. more »»

Airstrike hits medics in Syria as UN moves to resume aid

September 21, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — An airstrike in northern Syria killed four medics responding to an earlier bombing raid, a relief group said Wednesday, as the U.. more »»

US, Russia abandon diplomatic niceties in testy Syria debate

September 21, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States and Russia abandoned diplomatic niceties Wednesday in a fractious public debate over Syria, blaming each other for spoiling the country's cease-fire and... more »»

The Latest: US official: Syria convoy hit by Russian plane

September 21, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria's conflict (all times local):

11 p.m.

A senior U.S. more »»

The Latest: UN adopts anti-microbial resistance declaration

September 21, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local):

3:30 p.m. more »»

Obama, Netanyahu look past years of tensions in last meeting

September 21, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Setting aside years of tensions, President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu bid each other farewell Wednesday with a strident affirmation of security tie... more »»

 
 

 

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