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10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

September 25, 2014

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you... more »»

Sierra Leone quarantine affects 2 million people

September 25, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone on Thursday took the dramatic step of sealing off districts where more than 1 million people live as it and two other West African countries struggled t... more »»

345 people rescued from boat stranded off Cyprus

September 25, 2014

LIMASSOL, Cyprus (AP) — A cruise ship picked up hundreds of people, apparently refugees who fled Syria, who were stranded aboard a small boat off Cyprus on Thursday, officials said. more »»

Ukraine president sure that peace is on the way

September 25, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's leader said Thursday that "the most dangerous part of the war" has passed and that the conflict with pro-Russia separatists in the country's east is on the wane. more »»

Rouhani: nuclear deal on Iran possible by deadline

September 25, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran's president says a nuclear deal is possible before the November deadline if the West wants a deal and shows flexibility.

Hassan Rouhani told the U.N. more »»

Rouhani: extremists want to destroy civilization

September 25, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran's president says the goal of extremists who are creating chaos in the Mideast is the destruction of civilization and rise of Islamophobia. more »»

Pope removes divisive bishop in Paraguay

September 25, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Thursday forcibly removed a conservative Paraguayan bishop who had promoted a priest accused of inappropriate sexual behavior and clashed with his fellow... more »»

India releases first image of crater-scarred Mars

September 25, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's space agency released the first image of the crater-scarred and dry surface of Mars taken by the nation's first interplanetary spacecraft after it began orbiting the red... more »»

Donkeys reunited at Polish zoo after sex scandal

September 25, 2014

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Napoleon is now back with his Antosia.

The two amorous donkeys who were separated because of an outcry over their lovemaking have been reunited at a zoo in Poland. more »»

Algerian forces search for extremists in beheading

September 25, 2014

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian forces expanded their search on Thursday through the mountainous region where a newly-formed extremist group claiming allegiance to the Syria-based Islamic State... more »»

Slot machine saves German gambler as police arrive

September 25, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A gambler in Germany has been saved from prison by a one-armed bandit. more »»

France considers joining Syria airstrikes

September 25, 2014

PARIS (AP) — France is considering whether to extend its airstrikes to Syria and is increasing security in public places after militants linked to the Islamic State group beheaded a French... more »»

Iraqi woman activist killed by Islamic State

September 25, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants with the Islamic State group publicly killed a rights lawyer in the Iraqi city of Mosul after finding her guilty of apostasy in a self-styled Islamic court, the U.N. more »»

Sierra Leone cordons off 3 areas to control Ebola

September 25, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone restricted travel Thursday in three more "hotspots" of Ebola where more than 1 million people live, meaning about a third of the country's population is... more »»

North Korea leader not at rubber-stamp parliament

September 25, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's young leader wasn't in his customary seat as the country convened its rubber-stamp parliament Thursday, adding to South Korean media speculation that Kim... more »»

Image of Asia: Night view in Yangon

September 25, 2014

In this long exposure photo by Khin Maung Win, vehicles pass the Sule pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar. more »»

Several Nobel peace winners boycott South Africa

September 25, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Several Nobel peace laureates will skip an annual meeting in Cape Town because the Dalai Lama has not received a visa to travel to South Africa. more »»

Effort underway to save boat stranded off Cyprus

September 25, 2014

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A cruise ship was trying on Thursday to rescue hundreds of people stranded aboard a small boat off Cyprus, and officials said they are apparently refugees who fled Syria. more »»

Lufthansa pilots' union threatens new strikes

September 25, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A union representing pilots at Germany's Lufthansa says talks aimed at resolving a dispute over early retirement benefits have broken down and is threatening further strikes. more »»

US-led strikes hit IS-held oil sites in Syria

September 25, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — U.. more »»

 
 

 

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