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Abdullah, Ghani lead in partial Afghan vote tally

With partial results, Afghan presidential vote looks like tight race between Abdullah, Ghani

Monday - 04/14/2014, 03:12am EDT

Kiev government to deploy troops in Ukraine's east

Ukraine government to deploy troops to try to quash pro-Russian insurgency in east

Monday - 04/14/2014, 03:08am EDT

Official: US looking into Syria toxic gas reports

US official says reports of Syria toxic gas attack unsubstantiated, though being examined

Monday - 04/14/2014, 01:58am EDT

UN Security Council meets on Ukraine crisis

UN Security Council holds urgent meeting on violence in Ukraine; Russia objects to critics

Monday - 04/14/2014, 12:30am EDT

AP PHOTOS: Vatican, Holy Land mark Palm Sunday

AP PHOTOS: Vatican, Holy Land and world mark Palm Sunday with waving fronds and prayers

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 06:14pm EDT

Artificial cooling tricky topic for climate panel

Artificially cooling planet through geoengineering a sensitive topic for UN climate panel

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 05:50pm EDT

Guinea-Bissau vote aims to bring stability

As Guinea-Bissau votes, many wonder if the West African nation will finally find stability

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 03:13pm EDT

Iraq scrambles to fight polio surge amid conflict

Iraq scrambles to fight resurgent polio virus, which again takes advantage of nation's turmoil

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 12:46pm EDT

Prize-winning Chihuahua puppy stolen in Britain

British police seeking help finding 5 stolen dogs, including prize-winning Chihuahua puppy

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 11:26am EDT

Fliers' thoughts, from 'no fear' to 'it's scarier'

Month-long mystery of Flight 370 wears on some air travelers, though others have 'no fear'

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 10:10am EDT

Peru state a violent 'mini-dictatorship'

Political murder betrays violence, corruption in Peruvian state's 'mini-dictatorship'

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 09:00am EDT

UK lawmaker cleared of rape wants legal fees paid

UK lawmaker cleared of rape, sex assaults criticizes prosecution, seeks legal fees to be paid

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 08:58am EDT

North Korea's capital hosts international marathon

Hundreds of foreigners race through Pyongyang as North Korea's capital hosts annual marathon

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 07:28am EDT

Poison gas claims complicate Syrian civil war

New rebel, government claims of poison gas attack complicate Syrian civil war, weapons cleanup

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 06:00am EDT

Finance officials: Global economy turns the corner

Amid market jitters, finance officials see foundation for sustained economic growth and jobs

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 05:04am EDT

Iran rejects naming new UN envoy after US refusal

Iran rejects naming different UN envoy after US refuses to grant entry visa to their choice

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 04:36am EDT

Uniformed men occupy Donetsk police HQ

Men in riot police uniforms occupy police HQ in Donetsk; armed men seize 2 gov't buildings

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 03:10am EDT

Mag-7.6 quake, waves strike Solomon Islands

Magnitude-7.6 quake, waves strike Solomon Islands; no reports of damage, injuries

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 02:26am EDT

AP photographer captured humanity amid chaos

AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus remembered for her ability to capture humanity amid chaos

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 12:10am EDT

Hezbollah develops new tactics in Syrian civil war

Bogged down in Syrian civil war, Hezbollah develops new tactics _ including commando attacks

Saturday - 04/12/2014, 11:04pm EDT
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