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AP PHOTOS: Kenya's Maasai compete in athletics

December 14, 2014

SIDAI OLENG WILDLIFE SANCTUARY, Kenya (AP) — At the foot of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, Kenya's famed Maasai warriors competed for honor and prestige, not by hunting lions but by running,... more »»

Britain to seek access to CIA torture report

December 14, 2014

LONDON (AP) — A U.K. parliamentary panel wants access to information not made public in a U.S. more »»

Japan's ruling coalition wins big in elections

December 14, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's ruling coalition won a resounding victory in lower house elections Sunday, firming up Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's hold on power as he prepares to push forward on several... more »»

News Guide: Japan ruling party wins big

December 14, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's ruling coalition won big in Sunday's lower house elections, returning the party of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to power. more »»

Japan's ruling party heads for election landslide

December 14, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's ruling coalition was headed for a resounding victory in lower house elections Sunday, firming up Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's hold on power as he prepares to push forward on... more »»

Libya: Fighting closes largest oil export terminal

December 14, 2014

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — The minister of oil in Libya's Tripoli-based government says the country's largest oil shipping terminal has been shut down due to clashes between rival militias. more »»

US man illegally in NKorea says he's not detained

December 14, 2014

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea on Sunday presented to the media an American man who says he illegally crossed into the country but has not been put into custody and is seeking asylum i... more »»

OPEC chief urges oil investment despite low prices

December 14, 2014

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The secretary-general of OPEC on Sunday urged Gulf Arab nations to keep investing in oilfield development despite the plunge in crude prices and gave no... more »»

A lonely fight defending Egypt's jailed dissidents

December 14, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — When a group of activists is arrested in Egypt, the call for help goes most often to lawyer Ragia Omran. more »»

Journalists, police are detained in Turkish raids

December 14, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Police conducted raids in a dozen Turkish cities Sunday, detaining at least 24 people — including journalists, TV producers and police — known to be close to a movement led... more »»

Russia denies another near miss in Baltic skies

December 14, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Defense Ministry on Sunday denied Swedish claims that for the second time this year a Russian military aircraft had nearly collided with a passenger jet over Sweden,... more »»

Exit polls project big win for Japan ruling party

December 14, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling party was headed for a landslide victory in lower house elections Sunday, according to projections released soon after polls closed. more »»

Deal salvaged at UN climate talks in Peru

December 14, 2014

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Climate negotiators salvaged a compromise deal in Lima early Sunday that sets the stage for a global pact in Paris next year, but rejected a rigorous review of the greenhouse ga... more »»

Defiant Afghan president condemns terror attacks

December 14, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Defying insurgents, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday condemned the wave of militant attacks striking his country ahead of the withdrawal of most foreign troops,... more »»

Haiti PM resigns amid political discontent

December 14, 2014

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe announced early Sunday that he was resigning along with several ministers in the wake of violent anti-government protests and a... more »»

US man illegally in NKorea says not detained

December 14, 2014

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea on Sunday presented to the media an American who says he illegally crossed into the country but has not been put into custody and is seeking asylum in... more »»

Deal reached at UN climate talks in Peru

December 14, 2014

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Negotiators have reached a watered-down deal at U.N. talks in Peru that sets the stage for a global climate pact in Paris next year. more »»

News Guide: What to watch for in Japan's elections

December 14, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — A national election in Japan on Sunday is expected to return the ruling party of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to power in a possible landslide. more »»

Peru seeks to unblock snarled UN climate talks

December 14, 2014

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Negotiators struggled to unblock U.N. more »»

Jamaica truth commission explores bloody slum raid

December 14, 2014

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Adina Derby raised her voice in anger and grief as she recalled the morning when masked soldiers and police raided her West Kingston neighborhood, using mortar rounds to... more »»

 
 
 

 

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