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UN takes over C. African Republic peacekeeping

September 15, 2014

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — The United Nations took over a regional African peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic on Monday, nine months after sectarian violence erupted... more »»

Hurricane Odile slams Mexico's Baja California

September 15, 2014

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Odile blazed a trail of destruction through Mexico's Baja California Peninsula on Monday that leveled everything from ramshackle homes to luxury hotels and... more »»

Kerry: US open to talks with Iran on Islamic State

September 15, 2014

PARIS (AP) — As more than two dozen nations pledged Monday to help Iraq fight the Islamic State militants, the United States said it was open to talking to Iran about a role in resolving the... more »»

Sierra Leone: WHO too slow to help doc with Ebola

September 15, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone accused the World Health Organization on Monday of being "sluggish" in facilitating an evacuation of a doctor who died from Ebola before she could be... more »»

Generation gap: Young Scots favor independence

September 15, 2014

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Across Scotland, dinner table talk is getting heated as families argue over how to vote in Scotland's independence referendu. more »»

6 killed, 15 wounded in east Ukraine city

September 15, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Shelling killed six people and wounded 15 others in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, the city council said Monday — the worst reported violence since a cease-fire between... more »»

Air France strike amid Europe's low-cost shakeup

September 15, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Air France canceled at least half its flights around the world on Monday as pilots began a weeklong strike, highlighting the trouble Europe's flagship airlines face in keeping up wit... more »»

Tiny Qatar plays outsize role in US war strategy

September 15, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just miles from where former Guantanamo Bay terror suspects have resettled, American warplanes take off from Qatar's al-Udeid air base in the global war on extremism. more »»

Mystery airstrikes target Libyan Islamist militias

September 15, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Unidentified warplanes conducted four airstrikes on Monday near the Libyan capital of Tripoli, leaving one dead and five wounded, a spokesman for Libya's Islamist-allied militias and... more »»

Kerry to chair UN Security Council meeting on Iraq

September 15, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to New York this week to chair a meeting of the United National Security Council on Iraq. more »»

Gazans rush to enjoy life after ruinous war

September 15, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — After a ruinous war, Gaza is rushing back to a veneer of normalcy at astonishing speed. Street cafes and beaches are packed with people until late at night. more »»

700 feared dead in 2 Mediterranean boat wrecks

September 15, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — This year is on track to become the deadliest ever for migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea after two heavily loaded boats were wrecked in the past week, possibly killing 700... more »»

US won't rule out working with Iran against IS

September 15, 2014

PARIS (AP) — U.S. more »»

European Space Agency picks site for comet landing

September 15, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — Talk about a moving target. more »»

Prominent Egyptian activist freed on bail

September 15, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Worn out but smiling, a prominent Egyptian activist facing retrial on a 15-year prison sentence for violating a draconian protest law walked out of a Cairo prison Monday after a cour... more »»

Democracy? No, Afghans say, after vote count ends

September 15, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The ballot counting in Afghanistan's five-month-long presidential election is finished, but as negotiations continue over the country's future political power structure,... more »»

Islamic State group issues new curriculum in Iraq

September 15, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — The extremist-held Iraqi city of Mosul is set to usher in a new school year. But unlike years past, there will be no art or musi. more »»

Man accused of IS membership on trial in Germany

September 15, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A 20-year-old German man went on trial in Frankfurt on Monday on charges he was a member of the extremist Islamic State group, the first such case to come to court in Germany. more »»

A Scottish 'Yes' also means exit from EU, NATO

September 15, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — If Scottish voters this week say Yes to independence, not only will they tear up the map of Great Britain, they'll shake the twin pillars of Western Europe's postwar prosperity an... more »»

Why hire? French confront reasons for malaise

September 15, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Marc Winocour and his two sons have enjoyed some success transforming the family farm into a field-to-table company that includes bread ovens, delivery trucks and a boutiqu. more »»

Iraq calls for end to extremist 'sanctuaries'

September 15, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Diplomats from around the world pledged to fight Islamic State militants "by any means necessary" as Iraq asked allies to thwart the extremists wherever they find sanctuary. more »»



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