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Islamic State images purport to show destroyed Syrian temple

August 25, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group released propaganda images Tuesday that purport to show militants laying explosives in and then blowing up the 2,000-year-old temple of Baalshamin in Syria's... more »»

South Korea halts propaganda broadcasts as Koreas reach deal

August 25, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it got an apology. North Korea says its archrival learned a "serious lesson. more »»

A look at the latest developments in Europe's migrant crisis

August 25, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — Record numbers of migrants and refugees fleeing violence and poverty in countries such as Syria, Afghanistan and Eritrea are trying to reach Europe, despite the risks of perilous se... more »»

Turkey, US conclude talks on anti-IS operation plan

August 25, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish and U.S. officials have concluded "technical talks" over their cooperation on operations against the Islamic State group, Turkey's foreign minister said Tuesday. more »»

Bangkok bomber probe: Security cameras work, says city hall

August 25, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — The investigation into Bangkok's deadly bombing turned into a blame game after police said their progress was hindered by faulty security cameras and city hall shot back Tuesday,... more »»

World War II plane, crew remains found in Polish river bed

August 25, 2015

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The remains of a Soviet fighter-bomber plane and two crew members shot down by Germans in 1945 have been found in a river in central Poland amid extremely low water levels... more »»

Global markets rebound as China cuts rates to help economy

August 25, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — Global markets rebounded Tuesday after China's central bank cut its key interest rate to support growth in the world's second-largest economy. more »»

French president: We must prepare for new attacks

August 25, 2015

PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande says his country should be prepared for more attacks such as the thwarted assault on a high-speed train last wee. more »»

Singapore to hold election Sept. 11 in test of ruling party

August 25, 2015

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore will hold a general election on Sep. more »»

Iraqi PM says defense of refinery town key to defeating IS

August 25, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Winning the ongoing battle for control of an oil refinery town north of Baghdad is the key to defeating the Islamic State group in Iraq, according to the country's prime minister. more »»

Girl suicide bomber kills 5, injures 41 in northeast Nigeria

August 25, 2015

DAMATURU, Nigeria (AP) — Two suicide bombers carried out separate attacks Tuesday that killed five people in Damaturu, a town in northeastern Nigeria, police and witnesses said. more »»

Sejersted, former head of Nobel Peace Prize Committee dies

August 25, 2015

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Francis Sejersted, former chairman of the Nobel Peace Committee that hands out the coveted award in the Norwegian capital, has died. He was 79. more »»

China and Japan stocks fall, other Asian markets rebound

August 25, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks fell Tuesday for a fourth day, hitting an eight-month low amid signs Beijing was no longer buying shares to stem a price slide, and Japanese stocks also dropped. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Syrian refugee mothers care, fear for newborns

August 25, 2015

MAFRAQ, Jordan (AP) — Here among the tents of this informal camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan, pregnant mothers have given birth to children they struggle to care for amid sandstorms and crushin... more »»

Safari guide killed by lion in Zimbabwe

August 25, 2015

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A lion charged and killed a safari guide who was leading a group of tourists in the same national park in Zimbabwe that was the home of Cecil the lion who was killed by a... more »»

Chinese stock index sinks 7.6 percent, Japan also down

August 25, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — China's stock market index tumbled for a fourth day, falling 7.6 percent Tuesday to an eight-month low and Japanese stocks fell. more »»

Australian firefighters 'happy to help' in Northwest

August 25, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The mountainous conditions in the Pacific Northwest will be nothing new to the dozens of firefighters from Australia and New Zealand who have arrived to help battle the many... more »»

Chinese stocks tumble again as other Asian markets rebound

August 25, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks tumbled again Tuesday after their biggest decline in eight years while most other Asian markets rebounded from a day of heavy losses. more »»

South Korea turns off propaganda as Koreas reach deal

August 25, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After 40-plus-hours of talks, North and South Korea on Tuesday pulled back from the brink with an accord that allows both sides to save face and, for the moment, avert... more »»

South Korea turns off cross-border speakers as part of deal

August 25, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it has turned off loudspeakers broadcasting cross-border anti-Pyongyang propaganda as part of an accord with rival North Korea meant to avert possible... more »»

 
 
 

 

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