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Beneath dangerous Ecuador volcano, only a few linger
Issued: August 22, 2015
TICATILIN, Ecuador — Bursts of ash spew from the snow-encircled crater of the Cotopaxi Volcano and fall in gusts on this village where the locals...
Afghan car bombing kills at least 12, including 3 Americans
Issued: August 22, 2015
KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide car bomber attacked a NATO convoy traveling through a crowded neighborhood in Afghanistan's capital Saturday,...
Venezuela extends closure of key border with Colombia
Issued: August 22, 2015
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has extended indefinitely the closure of a popular border crossing with Colombia and declared...
Rival Koreas hold high-level talks to defuse war fears
Issued: August 22, 2015
PYONGYANG, North Korea -- South Korea and North Korea were holding their first high-level talks in nearly a year at a border village on Saturday to...
Yemen officials say al-Qaida seizes key areas of Aden
Issued: August 22, 2015
SANAA, Yemen -- Al-Qaida militants have seized control of key areas in and around the port city of Aden, high-ranking security officials said...
New surveillance video offers possible Bangkok bombing clue
Issued: August 22, 2015
BANGKOK -- As Thai authorities said Saturday that much progress was being made in their investigation into the deadly bombing in central Bangkok that...
Analysis: What's different this time in Korean standoff?
Issued: August 22, 2015
SEOUL, South Korea -- For years, North Korea's litany of threats has been largely dismissed. Seoul, after all, is still not drowning in a...
Guatemala detains ex-VP in graft case, seeks president probe
Issued: August 21, 2015
GUATEMALA CITY — Ex-Vice President Roxana Baldetti was detained Friday in connection with a customs corruption scandal that led to her resignation,...
Leader of Brazil's lower house denies corruption charges
Issued: August 21, 2015
SAO PAULO — The speaker of Brazil's lower house of congress on Friday strongly denied newly filed charges of corruption and said he won't...
French official: 2 Americans subdued train gunman
Issued: August 21, 2015
PARIS — A gunman opened fire with an automatic weapon on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris Friday, wounding three people before...
Ashley Madison faces $578M Canadian class-action lawsuit
Issued: August 21, 2015
TORONTO — Two Canadian law firms have filed a $578 million class-action lawsuit against the companies that run Ashley Madison after a hacker...
UNESCO chief: IS systematically destroying heritage sites
Issued: August 21, 2015
DAMASCUS, Syria -- Islamic State extremists in Syria and Iraq are engaged in the "most brutal, systematic" destruction of ancient sites...
Sinking currencies point to jitters about emerging economies
Issued: August 21, 2015
WASHINGTON — The damage spans the globe. Thailand's baht. Kazakhstan's tenge. South Africa's rand. Peru's nuevo sol. ...
Things to know about Ashley Madison breach: Who's affected?
Issued: August 21, 2015
LONDON — The spectacular breach at adultery site Ashley Madison gave rise to sordid tales of horrified spouses rushing to get tested for sexually...
North Korea warns of war with South after artillery fire
Issued: August 21, 2015
PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday declared his front-line troops in a "quasi-state of war" and ordered them...
Greek election looms as parties struggle to form government
Issued: August 21, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Greece's main opposition party launched efforts to form a new government Friday following Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras'...
Thousands rally in Iraq to demand reforms, better services
Issued: August 21, 2015
BAGHDAD — Thousands rallied in Iraq's capital and a string of other cities to press demands for reforms, better services and an end to corruption....
Mexico's first lady returns mansion after scandal broke out
Issued: August 21, 2015
MEXICO CITY — Mexican First Lady Angelica Rivera has returned the $7 million mansion she bought from a firm that won lucrative contracts with the...
Greece's Tsipras bets on early polls to boost reform mandate
Issued: August 21, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Greece's president will launch the process Friday of asking opposition leaders to form a new government, after a party rebellion...
What Greece's new elections mean for the bailout
Issued: August 21, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Greece's prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, has resigned and called new elections - just as the country was starting to tap its new...
Macedonian troops fire stun grenades at migrants on border
Issued: August 21, 2015
IDOMENI, Greece -- Macedonian special police forces fired stun grenades Friday to disperse thousands of migrants stuck on a no-man's land with...
Spain's tourism hits new record: 38 million in 7 months
Issued: August 21, 2015
MADRID — Authorities say Spain has seen a record 38 million tourists in the first seven months of the year as a weak euro and security issues in other...
Eurozone economy resilient in face of Greece, survey shows
Issued: August 21, 2015
LONDON -- The 19-country eurozone economy was resilient in the face of the recent crisis in Greece, which saw the country on the brink of a euro exit,...
China and Greece concerns combine to roil global markets
Issued: August 21, 2015
LONDON — Stock markets around the world suffered further big declines Friday amid concerns over the Chinese economy and renewed uncertainty over...
Thailand seeks US help to find Bangkok bomber, raises reward
Issued: August 21, 2015
BANGKOK — Thailand raised a reward Friday for tips leading to the arrest of the main suspect in Bangkok's deadly bombing and turned to the United...


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