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US readies sanctions on Russia, aid for Ukraine

US readies sanctions on Russia, aid for Ukraine's military as it seeks to gain control in east

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 12:54am EDT

Progress in Venezuela talks, but protests continue

Venezuelan talks make progress on truth commission, but anti-government protests continue

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 10:42pm EDT

US: Russia facing diplomacy or new sanctions

US official: Russia-Ukraine talks last attempt to ease tension before new sanctions on Moscow

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 09:00pm EDT

Romanian poet, dissident Nina Cassian dies

Romanian poet, dissident during Communist regime Nina Cassian dies in New York at 89

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 08:00pm EDT

NKorea complains over barber's Kim Jong Un poster

North Korea asks British government to act over barber's Kim Jong Un 'Bad Hair Day?' poster

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 06:30pm EDT

In Uganda, a nurse is accused of spreading HIV

HIV-infected nurse in Uganda is accused of spreading HIV, raising concerns about stigma

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 05:36pm EDT

If filed, plane lawsuits might not get heard in US

Missing Malaysian airliner lawsuits, if filed, face dismissal by American courts

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:20pm EDT

Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman cleared of fraud

Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick is cleared of fraud charges; trial continues

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:20pm EDT

Algerian election faces disaffected populace

Algeria's elections confronted by widespread disillusionment among young population

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:16pm EDT

Protector of vast African park shot and wounded

Belgian royalty who protects Africa's oldest national park and its animals is shot and wounded

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:03pm EDT

US backs Ukraine military action in east region

US backs Ukraine military action against pro-Russian uprising in east region

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 01:50pm EDT

Ex-editor admits hearing hacked voicemails in 2004

Ex-News of the World editor Andy Coulson acknowledges he heard hacked voicemails in 2004

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 01:21pm EDT

Watchdog: Rise in targeted media killings in Syria

International watchdog: Deliberate murders of journalists land Syria on 2014 Impunity Index

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 01:17pm EDT

Israel police disperse riot at Jerusalem holy site

Israeli police fire tear gas, disperse Palestinian rioters at Jerusalem holy site

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 12:49pm EDT

UN seeks $274 million for Central African Republic

UN, aid groups seek $274 million to help refugees fleeing conflict in Central African Republic

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 12:48pm EDT

UN deploys Ugandan guard unit in Somali capital

Responding to extremist threat in Somalia, UN deploys Ugandan guard unit in capital

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 11:55am EDT

Cost of fighting warming 'modest,' says UN panel

Despite emissions growth, cost of fighting climate change still 'modest,' UN panel says

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 11:54am EDT

Pope gives a lift to 2 kids in St. Peter's Square

Pope gives lift to 2 lucky kids in open-air car as he greets faithful in St. Peter's Square

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 11:46am EDT

Planned anti-gay rally in Ethiopia is cancelled

Planned anti-gay rally in Ethiopia is cancelled; gov't says gay crimes not a big problem

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 11:30am EDT

Tanzanian president warns Congo rebels to disarm

AP Interview: Tanzanian president warns Congo rebel groups to lay down arms or be hunted down

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 11:00am EDT
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