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Afghan migrant hopes to complete father's flight from war

September 2, 2015

MORIA, Greece (AP) — Three decades after his father fled war in Afghanistan to seek safety in Iran, Abdullah Bakhshi is now on the next leg of his family's long journey to a better life, and part... more »»

Africa's Deadwood: The gold rush is on in Uganda

September 2, 2015

MUBENDE, Uganda (AP) —     The hunt for gold takes the men 100 meters (yards) underground, past contraptions of wood and rope rigged to function like pulleys, past hard rock that they attack day... more »»

South Africa hunting reserve caters to bow and arrow hunters

September 2, 2015

OLIFANTSVALLEI, South Africa (AP) — One American bow and arrow hunter who traveled with his wife to a South African wildlife reserve worked as a state trooper for decades. more »»

The Latest on Thailand: Arrest warrant for Turkish man

September 2, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — The latest on Thailand's bomb investigation (all times local):

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Migrants defiant as Hungary blocks train links for 2nd day

September 2, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hundreds of migrants chanted defiant slogans outside Budapest's main international railway station Wednesday as Hungarian police blocked them for a second day from seekin... more »»

Obama visit puts spotlight on rough plight in rural Alaska

September 2, 2015

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — It's a good bet that President Barack Obama will never use a honey bucket. more »»

Obama locking up votes in Senate for Iran nuclear deal

September 2, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is just one Senate vote shy of being able to declare success on the Iran nuclear deal and cement a foreign policy legac. more »»

Los Angeles back from dead as US candidate for 2024 Olympics

September 2, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles is the official U.S. nominee for the 2024 Olympic games — a dramatic turnaround for a city that just two months ago was considered out of the runnin. more »»

Soyuz carrying 3-man crew blasts off for orbiting station

September 2, 2015

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Soyuz spacecraft carrying a Russian, a Dane and a Kazakh blasted off on Wednesday for a two-day trip to the International Space Station. more »»

North Korea denies it apologized over mine blast

September 2, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea insisted on Tuesday that its recent expression of "regret" over a mine explosion that maimed two South Korean soldiers was not an apology, as Seoul claims it... more »»

Immunity lifted, prosecutors close in on Guatemala president

September 2, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan prosecutors wasted no time in pressing their corruption investigation of President Otto Perez Molina, persuading a judge to bar him from leaving the country just... more »»

Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion'

September 2, 2015

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is applying his vision of a merciful church to women who have had abortions, easing their path toward forgiveness and saying he realizes some felt they had no... more »»

Guatemalan president's immunity lifted in corruption scandal

September 2, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala's Congress lifted President Otto Perez Molina's immunity of office on Tuesday, opening him up to possible prosecution in a widening customs corruption scandal that... more »»

Guatemalan president's immunity lifted in corruption scandal

September 1, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala's Congress lifted President Otto Perez Molina's immunity of office on Tuesday, opening him up to possible prosecution in a widening customs corruption scandal that... more »»

US presidential hopeful Marco Rubio to visit Puerto Rico

September 1, 2015

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio is scheduled to visit the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico this week, his staff said Tuesday. more »»

USOC endorses Los Angeles for 2024 Olympics bid

September 1, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wings

September 1, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday by blocking asylum-seekers from its westbound trains, a move that raised new challenges for the EU's passport-free... more »»

Questions in Lebanon over protesters' end game

September 1, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese security forces and protesters engaged in a drawn-out standoff outside a ministry that was briefly taken over by activists Tuesday, reflecting both reluctance by authoritie... more »»

Lawyer: Turkey arrested journalists to deter foreign media

September 1, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A lawyer representing two Vice News journalists and their assistant on Tuesday denounced a Turkish court's decision to arrest them on terror-related charges, calling it a... more »»

A look at what migrants are carrying with them to Europe

September 1, 2015

ROSZKE, Hungary (AP) — To survive days on end of walking and improvised camping in harsh weather, they must concentrate on essentials: pain medicine, foot powder and first aid, food and personal... more »»

 
 
 

 

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