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Nobel winner shot for education advocacy to study at Oxford

August 17, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by a Taliban gunman at age 15 for speaking out for the right to an education, has been accepted to the University of Oxford. more »»

Education activist Malala Yousafzai to study at Oxford

August 17, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by a Taliban gunman at age 15 for speaking out for the right to an education, has been accepted to the University of Oxford. more »»

US soldier killed in battle with IS in Afghanistan

August 17, 2017

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An American soldier was killed and several others were wounded in a battle with Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan, the U.S. military sai. more »»

Israeli leader criticized for response to Charlottesville

August 17, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came under mounting pressure Thursday to speak out against President Donald Trump's response to the racially charged violence and... more »»

Burials continue after deadly Sierra Leone mudslides

August 17, 2017

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Burials continued Thursday for the hundreds of victims of deadly mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital as the threat of more rain and further landslides loomed, hurtin... more »»

Young leaders of massive 2014 Hong Kong protests get prison

August 17, 2017

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong court sent young activist Joshua Wong and two other student leaders to prison Thursday for their roles in huge pro-democracy protests nearly three years earlier, in... more »»

ICC orders Mali extremist to pay $3.2 million in reparations

August 17, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — The International Criminal court ruled Thursday that a Muslim radical found guilty of destroying World Heritage cultural sites in the Malian city of Timbuktu must pay 2. more »»

Spain rescues 600 migrants in Mediterranean in 24 hours

August 17, 2017

MADRID (AP) — Spain's maritime rescue service has saved more than 600 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Morocco in the past 24 hours, making it one of its busiest days so far... more »»

US: War would be 'horrific' but NKorea nukes 'unimaginable'

August 17, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — A military solution to the North Korean missile threat would be "horrific" but allowing Pyongyang to develop the capability to launch a nuclear attack on the United States is... more »»

1 million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda, UN says

August 17, 2017

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The number of South Sudanese refugees sheltering in Uganda has reached 1 million, the United Nations said Thursday, a grim milestone for what has become the world's... more »»

The Latest: Court sends Hong Kong activists to prison

August 17, 2017

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the Hong Kong protest leaders (all times local):

4:35 p.m. more »»

Anti-Muslim Australian senator wears burqa in Parliament

August 17, 2017

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian senator provoked an angry backlash from lawmakers by wearing a burqa in Parliament on Thursday as part of her campaign for a national ban on Islamic face... more »»

Australian court: Refugee camp in Papua New Guinea is legal

August 17, 2017

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's highest court ruled on Thursday that the country's policy of sending asylum seekers who try to reach its shores by boat to migrant camps in Papua New Guinea is valid,... more »»

The Latest: Guam starts new school year despite NK threat

August 17, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the North Korea crisis (all times local):

Noon

Students in Guam are returning to school after summer break in spite of the recent North Korean... more »»

SKorea looks to jumpstart diplomacy in NKorea standoff

August 17, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In an effort to jumpstart diplomacy, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday he would consider sending a special envoy to North Korea for talks if the North... more »»

China, India soldiers hurl stones at each other in Kashmir

August 17, 2017

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian and Chinese soldiers yelled and hurled stones at one another high in the Himalayas in Indian-controlled Kashmir, Indian officials said Wednesday, potentially... more »»

Brazil's top court favors indigenous groups in land dispute

August 17, 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's top court ruled Wednesday against a state that sought federal compensation for lands used to create three indigenous reserves, delivering a landmark decision seen a... more »»

Scientists potentially narrow MH370 search area to 3 spots

August 17, 2017

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Scientists have potentially narrowed the search area for the missing Malaysian airliner to three specific locations in the southern Indian Ocean through new satellite... more »»

The Latest: Pence promotes US trade with Latin America

August 16, 2017

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Latin America (all times local):

7:40 p.. more »»

 
 
 

 

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