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Everest avalanche a reminder of risks Sherpas face

April 19, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The rescuers moved quickly, just minutes after the first block of ice tore loose from Mount Everest and started an avalanche that roared down the mountain, ripping through... more »»

Man arrested over murder of ex-IRA leader

April 19, 2014

DUBLIN (AP) — Police in Northern Ireland have arrested a man for questioning about the killing of a senior Irish Republican Army hard-liner. more »»

Nigeria preacher: Healer or controversial leader?

April 19, 2014

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — It's Sunday, and 15,000 people are seated in the enormous arena-like church, fanning themselves against the dusty humid air in Nigeria. more »»

Holy fire ceremony draws thousands in Jerusalem

April 19, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — The dark hall inside Christianity's holiest shrine was illuminated with the flames from thousands of candles on Saturday as worshippers participated in the holy fire ceremony, a... more »»

At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

April 19, 2014

DOENTSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Saturday prepared to celebrate Orthodox Easter at barricades outside government offices seized in nearly a dozen cities, despite a... more »»

Asia seeks Obama's assurance in territorial spats

April 19, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Barack Obama travels through Asia this coming week, he will confront a region that's warily watching the crisis in Ukraine through the prism of its own territorial... more »»

Captain of sunken SKorean ferry, 2 crew arrested

April 19, 2014

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in nee. more »»

Confusion, anger as sunken ferry's relatives wait

April 19, 2014

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — The informal briefing by a South Korean coast guard rescuer started calmly enough. more »»

Sub search for missing jet to be finished in week

April 19, 2014

PERTH, Australia (AP) — A robotic submarine looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is expected to finish searching a patch of the Indian Ocean seabed within a week after so far coming up... more »»

Student fought bureaucrats for Holocaust justice

April 19, 2014

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Charlotte van den Berg was a 20-year-old college student working part-time in Amsterdam's city archives when she and other interns came across a shocking find: letters from Jewis... more »»

Religion builds bridges in ethnically split Cyprus

April 19, 2014

FAMAGUSTA, Cyprus (AP) — An unexpected moment during the Good Friday service in a long-abandoned church in Cyprus' breakaway north illustrated how religion is helping to bring together Christian... more »»

4 French journalists held hostage in Syria freed

April 19, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Four French journalists held hostage in Syria since June have been released, France's presidential palace said Saturda. more »»

Iran general urges Tehran to make new UN pick

April 19, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A senior Iranian military official has urged the foreign ministry to name a new envoy to the U.N. after the U.S. more »»

EU official against cutting Russia gas ties

April 19, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A senior European Union official says he opposes cutting back gas ties with Russia in the next few years but the bloc should work on diversifying supplies. more »»

Death toll in SKorea ferry sinking climbs to 32

April 19, 2014

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — South Korean coast guard officials say they've found three more bodies from the sinking of a ferry, raising the death toll to 32. more »»

Putin: no blocks to boosting relations with West

April 19, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he sees no obstacles to improving relations with the West, which are fraught with tension over the Ukraine crisis. more »»

13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

April 19, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group o... more »»

Malaysia asks world to pray for missing plane clue

April 19, 2014

PERTH, Australia (AP) — A Malaysian official on Saturday asked the world to "pray hard" for a clue to help find Flight 370, while authorities said a robotic submarine was expected to finish... more »»

Delay won't quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL

April 19, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats sweating this year's elections may be hoping that the Obama administration's latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline takes a politically fraught issue off th... more »»

Prosecutor says mate steering waters for 1st time

April 19, 2014

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — A prosecutor says that the third mate steering a South Korean ferry at the time of a major accident was navigating those waters for the first time. more »»

 
 

 

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