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Iran policeman gets 3 years over death of blogger

Iranian policeman convicted over death of detained blogger is sentenced to 3 years in jail

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 09:49am EDT

Kuwait affirms commitment to fight terrorism

Kuwait vows to fight terrorism after US sanctions its citizens over suspected militant links

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 09:00am EDT

Yemen troops clash with militants, toll hits 25

Toll climbs to 25 as Yemen's army clashes with suspected al-Qaida militants for a second day

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 07:30am EDT

Nigeria rushes to get isolation tents for Ebola

Nigeria authorities rush to obtain isolation tents in anticipation of more Ebola infections

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 06:20am EDT

Volunteers step up in China's response to quake

With rescue teams and volunteers, China brings resources, experience to quake relief

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 05:18am EDT

Afghan official: General's killer hid in bathroom

Afghan official says US general's killer hid in bathroom, used NATO assault rifle in attack

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 05:14am EDT

Report: Russia to block US agricultural imports

RIA Novosti quotes Russian official as saying Russia will block all US agricultural imports.

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 04:46am EDT

BA suspends flights to Liberia amid Ebola outbreak

British Airways suspends flights to and from Liberia and Sierra Leone amid Ebola outbreak

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 04:10am EDT

Israel-Palestinian talks on Gaza underway in Cairo

Talks between Israel and Palestinians underway in Cairo as Gaza truce holds for second day

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 02:58am EDT

Southern Israelis cautiously prepare to head home

With cease-fire in place, Israelis displaced during war cautiously consider heading home

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 02:58am EDT

Tensions grow in Ukraine over Russia troop buildup

Tensions build in Ukraine over whether Russian army near border will step in to protect rebels

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 10:37pm EDT

Car bombs kill 51 in Baghdad Shiite neighborhoods

Series of car bombs rip through Baghdad Shiite neighborhoods killing 51

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 08:40pm EDT

Them's fighting words! The politics of place names

Japan's naming of scores of islands the latest volley in the world's battles over place names

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 07:37pm EDT

Hagel: Growing threat of Russia invading Ukraine

Hagel cites growing threat that Russia invades Ukraine; points to increased military buildup

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 07:10pm EDT

AP ANALYSIS: Assessing the Gaza war outcome so far

AP ANALYSIS: As negotiations proceed, assessing the outcome of the Gaza war so far

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 06:22pm EDT

Ford role cast in musical about Toronto's mayor

Canadian actor Sheldon Bergstrom lands Rob Ford role in musical about Toronto mayor

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 06:04pm EDT

Ex-editor Coulson charged with perjury in Scotland

Ex-tabloid editor Andy Coulson charged with perjury over evidence he gave in Scottish trial

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 05:38pm EDT

Family: Pistorius' brother in intensive care

Oscar Pistorius' brother remains in intensive care, on ventilator after car crash last week

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 05:37pm EDT

Dutch premier halts search for Ukraine victims

Dutch premier halts search for Malaysia Airlines plane victims' remains in Ukraine

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 05:00pm EDT

Hagel rejects idea of Afghan drawdown flexibility

Hagel rejects top commander's call for more flexibility in Afghanistan drawdown

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 04:48pm EDT
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