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Pope to marry couples with kids, cohabitating

September 12, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is making good on his insistence that the Catholic Church welcome all faithful — not just those who obey church teaching perfectly. more »»

Cobbling coalition for Iraq, Syria no easy task

September 12, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Assembling a coalition to fight the militants from the Islamic State group is proving to be a complicated affair. more »»

Ukraine will delay implementation of EU deal

September 12, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — European leaders said Friday that they would allow Ukraine to delay putting a landmark trade deal into effect, a major concession to Russia which has repeatedly threatened... more »»

Can Obama wage war without consent of Congress?

September 12, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the cusp of intensified airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, President Barack Obama is using the legal grounding of the congressional authorizations President George W. more »»

Islamic State group name raises objection

September 12, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Propaganda has been one of the core strategies of the Sunni militant group in Syria and Iraq that today calls itself the Islamic State — and its name is very much a part of that. more »»

Kerry says no to Iran help in Islamic State fight

September 12, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The U.S. says it would be inappropriate for Iran to attend an upcoming meeting in Paris on how to defeat the Islamic State militant grou. more »»

Oscar Pistorius convicted of culpable homicide

September 12, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A judge convicted Oscar Pistorius of culpable homicide Friday in the death of his girlfriend, ruling that the former track star was negligent when he opened fire in... more »»

Dozens of Israeli intel soldiers refuse to serve

September 12, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Dozens of reserve soldiers from an elite Israeli intelligence unit publicly declared Friday that they refuse to operate in the Palestinian territories, citing moral reasons. more »»

Pistorius trial: Judge's verdict explained

September 12, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Did Oscar Pistorius get away with murder?

Judge Thokozile Masipa's decision to acquit Pistorius of murder has left many in South Africa asking that question. more »»

Paris wants Iran to help crush Islamic radicals

September 12, 2014

PARIS (AP) — France is prepared to invite Iran to an international conference Monday aimed at coordinating actions to knock out the Islamic State extremists in Iraq — even though that runs counte... more »»

Pakistan nabs militants linked to attack on Malala

September 12, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's army said Friday that it has arrested 10 militants suspected of involvement in the 2012 attack on teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who won world acclaim after she wa... more »»

Iraq premier says France to join airstrikes effort

September 12, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — France will join the U.S. more »»

Pakistani troops expand rescue in flood-hit areas

September 12, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Pakistani military stepped up rescue efforts as floods wreaked havoc in more districts of the country's eastern Punjab province on Friday, affecting 1. more »»

Prisoners kept handcuffed in park in Colombia

September 12, 2014

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — It was a day in the park for about 40 prisoners — handcuffed to each other, a fence and even a children's slide. more »»

Ukraine, rebels trade 67 prisoners in peace deal

September 12, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — In the dead of night, Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed rebel forces on Friday exchanged 67 prisoners who had been captured during fighting in eastern Ukraine, part of a... more »»

Protestant firebrand Ian Paisley dies aged 88

September 12, 2014

DUBLIN (AP) — For most of his half-century in Northern Ireland politics, Ian Paisley was synonymous with two words: "No" and "Never. more »»

First German governor from ex-communist party?

September 12, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A quarter-century after the Berlin Wall crumbled, an election this weekend may show whether Germany is ready for its first state governor from the party descended from East Germany'... more »»

Salmond: Savvy salesman for Scottish independence

September 12, 2014

Alex Salmond is many things: a gambler with an obsessive eye for the horses, a populist showman equally quick to cause and claim outrage, an improvisational wit with a cut-throat edge. more »»

Pistorius could get 15 years for culpable homicide

September 12, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp but declared him not guilty of... more »»

Ian Paisley's many faces: orator, inciter, charmer

September 12, 2014

DUBLIN (AP) — Much like the Ulster weather, Ian Paisley could offer beaming sunshine one minute, stinging hailstones the nex. more »»

 
 

 

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