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Obama, Modi say they will set new US-India agenda

September 30, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday that "it is time to set a new agenda" between their countries, addressing concerns that the... more »»

 
 
 
Hong Kong leader rejects protesters' demands

September 30, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters demanded that Hong Kong's top leader meet with them, threatening wider actions if he did not, after he said Tuesday that China would not budge in its... more »»

Afghanistan, US sign long-awaited security pact

September 30, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan and the United States signed a security pact on Tuesday to allow U.S. more »»

US-led airstrikes hit Islamic State near Turkey

September 30, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — U.S. more »»

HK leader says China adamant; students seek talks

September 30, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters demanded that Hong Kong's top leader meet with them, threatening wider actions if he did not, after he said Tuesday that China would not budge in its... more »»

Iraqi Arabs claim persecution by Kurds

September 30, 2014

KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — When Sunni militants captured Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, in June, Abu Sara and his family feared their town of Taza, located some 50 kilometers southeast of the city,... more »»

Putin visits Kazakhstan after remarks cause alarm

September 30, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Kazakhstan on Tuesday to stress the need for close ties between the two countries, a month after he caused alarm in the former Soviet... more »»

Hostage tale suggests IS wary of upsetting Turkey

September 30, 2014

SILOPI, Turkey (AP) — Turkish truck driver Ozgur Simsek was sleeping off a 1,000-kilometer (620-mile) fuel run to the Qayara power station in Iraq, he said, when he heard banging on his vehicle's... more »»

Families wait in agony for word on Ebola patients

September 30, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — First the ring tone echoed outside the barbed-wire-topped walls of the Ebola clinic. more »»

EU says Ireland grants Apple illegal tax benefits

September 30, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — Ireland appears to be granting Apple illegal tax rebates that may have to be recouped, the European Union's competition watchdog said Tuesday as it pressed on with an inquiry into... more »»

Ukrainians gear up for winter without Russian gas

September 30, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — For Alexei Polezhai, who sells water heaters and wood-burning stoves at his two shops in Kiev, sales this fall have been remarkably good considering the dramatic collapse in... more »»

US Ebola labs, parts for clinic arrive in Liberia

September 30, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — U.S. more »»

Wildlife populations plummet for 3,000 species

September 30, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — About 3,000 species of wildlife around the world have seen their numbers plummet far worse than previously thought, according to a new study by one of the world's biggest... more »»

25th anniversary of East German exodus to the West

September 30, 2014

PRAGUE (AP) — A former foreign minister of West Germany has arrived in Prague to meet former refugees from the East and commemorate events that led to communism's collapse in Eastern Europe and... more »»

Hong Kong leader says Beijing won't back down

September 30, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader said Tuesday that China won't back down from its decision to limit voting reforms in the Asian financial hub, dashing hopes that the standoff between... more »»

Australia says man sent money to American in Syria

September 30, 2014

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — One man was arrested in counterterrorism raids in the Australian city of Melbourne on Tuesday after police said he provided money to a U.S. more »»

More and more French joining Mideast jihad

September 30, 2014

PARIS (AP) — France's interior minister says the number of French radicals joining extremists in Syria and Iraq has soared this year, saying that justifies a tough new anti-terrorist law adopted... more »»

Australian police arrest 1 in counterterror raids

September 30, 2014

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — One man was arrested in counterterrorism raids in the Australian city of Melbourne on Tuesday after police said he provided money to a U.S. more »»

Obama, Modi to put upbeat face on US-India ties

September 30, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi are trying to put an optimistic face on the future of relations between India and the United States, amid... more »»

New tremors raise concern at Japan's Mount Ontake

September 30, 2014

KISO, Japan (AP) — Increased seismic activity raised concern Tuesday about the possibility of another eruption at a Japanese volcano where 36 people were killed, forcing rescuers to suspend plans... more »»

Convicted priest says El Salvador backed gang work

September 30, 2014

MADRID (AP) — Those who love Antonio Rodriguez know him affectionately as "Father Tony," the Roman Catholic priest who spent 15 years working in El Salvador's roughest neighborhoods to get... more »»

 
 

Esbenshade Series October 1, 2014

MARIETTA — The next program in the Frederica G. Esbenshade Series at Marietta College will be Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.The performance is free and open to the public. more »

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