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Europe's olive harvest hit by bad weather, blights

November 18, 2014

BEJA, Portugal (AP) — If your favorite bottle of Mediterranean olive oil starts costing more, blame unseasonable European weather — and tiny insects. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Bulls fight for bets in rural Haiti

November 18, 2014

LEOGANE, Haiti (AP) — Gamblers who goad bulls to fight each other just outside this Haitian coastal town stand for hours by a riverbed scrutinizing a dozen muscular animals with horns sharpened b... more »»

Colombian president demands rebels release general

November 18, 2014

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — President Juan Manuel Santos demanded that Colombia's largest rebel group immediately release an army general it captured, saying the resumption of suspended talks to end... more »»

As fears rise in Myanmar, Rohingya exodus grows

November 18, 2014

SITTWE, Myanmar (AP) — The captain of the small fishing vessel has spent most of his life helping fellow Rohingya Muslims escape persecution and hatred in Myanmar, but now even he is worried abou... more »»

American questioned for shipping human body parts

November 18, 2014

BANGKOK (AP) — A parcel delivery company in Bangkok put three packages bound for the United States through a routine X-ray and made a startling discovery: preserved human parts, including an... more »»

Colombia halts peace talks after general is taken

November 18, 2014

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — President Juan Manuel Santos demanded Colombia's largest rebel group demonstrate its commitment to peace and immediately release an army general it captured Sunday, saying... more »»

Amnesty: UAE in unprecedented clampdown on dissent

November 18, 2014

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates has quietly mounted "an unprecedented clampdown on dissent" since 2011, with more than 100 political activists jailed or prosecuted for... more »»

Report: 51 killed in Congo police sweep vs. gangs

November 18, 2014

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Human Rights Watch says in a new report that police in Congo's capital conducted dozens of extrajudicial killings in a three-month crackdown against organized crime gangs. more »»

Kerry: US 'not intimidated' by Islamic militants

November 18, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry issued a warning Monday to Islamic State militants that "we are not intimidated" after another American hostage was killed. more »»

4 held in case of missing Honduras beauty queen

November 17, 2014

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Honduran authorities are holding four people for questioning about the disappearance four days ago of Miss Honduras 2014, Maria Jose Alvarado, police said Monday. more »»

Over 10,000 Hungarians in anti-corruption protest

November 17, 2014

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — More than 10,000 people protested Monday in the Hungarian capital, demanding the ouster of the head of the tax authority and greater accountability from Prime Minister... more »»

Europeans have prominent role in beheading video

November 17, 2014

PARIS (AP) — The cold-eyed militants lined up behind their victims in the latest Islamic State video appear to come from outside the Middle East, including one from France and possibly two from... more »»

'Red warning lights' flashing for global economy

November 17, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The global economy's problems seem to be multiplying. more »»

Colombia halts peace talks after general is taken

November 17, 2014

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A massive search operation was under way Monday for a Colombian army general whose surprise capture by leftist rebels prompted President Juan Manuel Santos to suspend... more »»

Fisheries body raises quota on endangered Bluefin

November 17, 2014

MILAN (AP) — A multi-nation fisheries body on Monday raised the quotas for endangered Bluefin tuna in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea to the dismay of conservationists, who said the move... more »»

EU proposal could punish Israel for settlements

November 17, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — An internal European Union document proposes unspecified "actions" against Israel for its settlement activities in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, reflecting unhappiness with... more »»

Kerry: US 'not intimidated' by Islamic militants

November 17, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry issued a warning Monday to Islamic State militants that "we are not intimidated" after another American hostage was killed. more »»

Pope reinforces traditional family values

November 17, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is seeking to reassure the church's right-wing base that he's not a renegade bent on changing church doctrine on family issues — weeks after a Vatican meeting of... more »»

Scientists 'confident' comet lander will wake up

November 17, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — There is a strong chance Europe's comet lander will wake up from hibernation as it nears the sun, raising hopes for a second series of scientific measurements from the surface next... more »»

France: At least 1 Frenchman in Islamic video

November 17, 2014

PARIS (AP) — A 22-year-old French convert to radical Islam appears in a propaganda video showing a beheaded American aid worker and the deaths of Syrian soldiers, a Paris prosecutor said Monday. more »»

 
 

 

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