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AP EXPLAINS: The history and future of Colombia's conflict

August 20, 2016

JUNGLES OF PUTUMAYO, Colombia (AP) — Deep in the country's southern jungles, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia are preparing for a peace deal that they and the government say could be... more »»

Turkey: Assad can be part of transition in Syria

August 20, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Saturday his country is willing to accept a role for Syrian President Bashar Assad during a transitional period but insisted he has no... more »»

Survivors of Libyan shipwreck report 7 Syrians dead

August 20, 2016

MILAN (AP) — The U.. more »»

Turkish PM says US should 'speed up' cleric's extradition

August 20, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey wants the United States to speed up procedures for extraditing U.S. more »»

Kerry heading to Africa for talks on counterterrorism

August 20, 2016

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry will be in Africa on Monday for talks in Kenya and Nigeria on countering terrorism before visiting Saudi Arabia to discuss the conflict in Yemen. more »»

AP EXPLAINS: Who are the Philippines' communist rebels?

August 20, 2016

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Communist rebels in the Philippines have fought one of Asia's longest-running insurgencies. more »»

Rio Paralympics sees 'major budget cuts,' low ticket sales

August 20, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Paralympics will go ahead in Rio next month but organizers says deep budget cuts mean one venue will close down, facilities will be dismantled and the workforce will be... more »»

Fundamentalists gain ground in Algeria as war memory fades

August 20, 2016

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Mosques are going up, women are covering up, and shops selling alcoholic beverages are shutting down in a changing Algeria where, slowly but surely, Muslim fundamentalists... more »»

North Korea calls diplomat defector 'human scum'

August 20, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Saturday that a senior North Korean diplomat who recently defected to South Korea is a criminal and "human scum," in its first official response to the... more »»

Turkish PM rules out new peace process with Kurdish rebels

August 20, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's prime minister has ruled out a new peace initiative with the country's outlawed Kurdish rebels. more »»

AP EXPLAINS: How South Sudan rebel's flight adds to turmoil

August 20, 2016

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — South Sudan, the world's newest country, is in political limbo after rebel leader and former vice president Riek Machar fled earlier this week. more »»

Overnight subway service in London to serve 50,000 a weekend

August 20, 2016

LONDON (AP) — London's new overnight subway service has begun, with plans to host 50,000 riders each weekend. more »»

AP EXPLAINS: Who are Philippine communist rebels?

August 20, 2016

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Communist rebels in the Philippines have fought one of Asia's longest-running insurgencies. more »»

AP EXPLAINS: Why Kashmir has been torn by decadeslong strife

August 20, 2016

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — When news spread in early July that Indian troops had killed a charismatic commander of Indian-controlled Kashmir's biggest rebel group, the public response was spontaneous... more »»

Turkish parliament approves Israel reconciliation deal

August 20, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's parliament has ratified a reconciliation deal reached with Israel last month, ending a six-year rift and paving the way for the restoration of full diplomatic ties. more »»

Deeper 'major budget cuts' enforced on Paralympics in Rio

August 20, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Paralympics will go ahead in Rio next month but organizers said Friday that deep budget cuts mean a venue will close down, facilities will be dismantled and the workforc... more »»

Colombian rebel leader calls on US to free jailed comrade

August 20, 2016

JUNGLES OF PUTUMAYO, Colombia (AP) — One of Colombia's most-grizzled and important rebel fighters is calling on President Barack Obama to do more to support peace and to free a guerrilla leader... more »»

Haiti welcomes UN admission, plans to assist cholera victims

August 20, 2016

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A U.N. more »»

Mexican drug lord's kidnapped son potential bargaining chip

August 19, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — For the ambitious Jalisco New Generation cartel, it must have seemed like a gift: Imprisoned Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's son, partying at a gourmet... more »»

Syria's first responders: 'Most dangerous job in the world'

August 19, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — It took Mahmoud Fadlallah and the team of seven rescue workers 30 minutes to reach the middle-aged couple trapped beneath the rubble of their apartment building in the contested... more »»

 
 

 

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