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US works to ease Caribbean dependence on Venezuelan oil

January 24, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — A decade-long addiction to oil subsidized by Venezuela may be coming to an end for several Caribbean nations, with a nudge from the United States. more »»

British Airways parent makes 3rd takeover bid for Aer Lingus

January 24, 2015

DUBLIN (AP) — Officials say the parent company of British Airways has made a third, improved takeover approach to Irish airline Aer Lingus and an announcement of the offer is expected Monday. more »»

Leftists ahead in last polls before Greek national election

January 24, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Syriza, the radical left-wing party that has vowed to rewrite the terms of the country's international bailout and end harsh austerity measures, held the lead in the last... more »»

Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive

January 24, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops Saturday in Ukraine's southeastern city of Mariupol, killing at least 30 people, authorities said. more »»

Japan, US condemn unverified video claiming IS hostage dead

January 24, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe angrily demanded Sunday that the extremist Islamic State group release a Japanese journalist it is holding hostage after a new online video purported to sho... more »»

Obama says terror group has killed hostage; others doubtful

January 24, 2015

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AP) — President Barack Obama is condemning what he calls "the brutal murder" of a Japanese hostage by the Islamic State group. more »»

Japan: Still working to free hostages after unverified video

January 24, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — A visibly shaken Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said early Sunday that Japan was working to free two hostages held by the extremist Islamic State group, calling a new online video... more »»

Tens of thousands protest after president resigns in Yemen

January 24, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Tens of thousands of Yemenis marched in protest on Saturday against Shiite rebels who hold the capital, amid a power vacuum in a country that is home to what Washington... more »»

Protester shot dead at leftist party march in central Cairo

January 24, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — A female protester was shot dead by police at a march in downtown Cairo Saturday, her political party said in a statement. more »»

Obama to cut short India trip to pay call on Saudi Arabia

January 24, 2015

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AP) — President Barack Obama will shorten his trip to India and divert to Saudi Arabia, paying respects after the death of King Abdullah and meeting with the oil-rich... more »»

Libyan extremist group says leader has been killed

January 24, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Benghazi-based extremist Islamic militant group Ansar al-Shariah said Saturday its leader Mohammed al-Zahawi has been killed. more »»

Expert says King Tut mask can be restored after epoxy used

January 24, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Epoxy used to glue a blue and gold braided beard back on to the burial mask of Egypt's famed King Tutankhamun can be removed and the mask properly restored, a German expert summoned... more »»

Death of prosecutor hits Argentina, could affect its future

January 24, 2015

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Faced with one of the biggest crises of her presidency, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez has given her countrymen a confusing and sometimes contradictory view... more »»

Experts examine bones as Spain hunts for Cervantes' remains

January 24, 2015

MADRID (AP) — Forensic experts began excavating graves and examining bones Saturday in a tiny chapel in Madrid, hoping to solve the centuries-old mystery of exactly where the great Spanish writer... more »»

Rockets kill 29 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive

January 24, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, two schools, homes and shops Saturday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, killing at least 29 people, authorities said. more »»

Ukraine's leader calls emergency meeting after 29 are killed

January 24, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president has called an emergency meeting of his military officials in response to a rocket attack that left 29 dead in a strategic port city. more »»

Rockets kill 29 in Ukrainian city as rebel offensive begins

January 24, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, two schools, homes and shops Saturday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, killing at least 29 people, authorities said. more »»

Poles with Swiss-franc mortgages demand govt help

January 24, 2015

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poles who have taken out mortgages in Swiss francs are protesting in a number of cities, demanding government help after the franc soared in recent weeks, making their... more »»

Japan condemns new video, not yet verifying it's of hostages

January 24, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese officials said Saturday they were investigating a new online message purporting to be from the extremist Islamic State group about the two Japanese hostages it holds. more »»

Global economy hopes raised after European stimulus

January 24, 2015

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The global economic outlook just got brighter after this week's big stimulus from the European Central Bank, leading policymakers from around the world said Saturday. more »»

 
 
 

 

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