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  • Officials: 1 UN soldier wounded by mine in Mali

    BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A United Nations vehicle securing an airstrip in northern Mali drove over a mine and a soldier with the U.N. force was seriously wounded, said a U.N. official. Earlier Wednesday, a plane carrying U.N. officials and European ambassadors landed at the strip in the city of...

  • Gaza official: Israeli airstrike wounds 3

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah on Wednesday agreed to form a unity government and hold new elections, making a new attempt to overcome a seven-year split that has left them divided between two governments. While the announcement was greeted with...

  • Obama opens Japan trip at famous sushi restaurant

    TOKYO (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday opened a four-country Asia tour aimed at reassuring allies in the region that the U.S. remains a committed economic, military and political partner that can serve as a counterweight to China's growing influence. The president kicked off his...

  • Colombia president reinstates ousted Bogota mayor

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's biggest city is set to change hands for a third time in little more than a month after President Juan Manuel Santos said he would heed a court order to reinstate ousted Bogota Mayor Gustavo Petro. Santos said Wednesday that he had signed a decree ordering...

  • Kosovo lawmakers clear way for EU war crimes court

    PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Lawmakers in Kosovo cleared the way Wednesday for the creation of a European Union-backed court that will investigate crimes committed by ethnic Albanian rebels during the country's 1998-99 war of independence from Serbia. The move, in an 89-22 vote, follows years of...

  • Emirates says another family attacked in London

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Several armed men targeted a family from the United Arab Emirates by forcing their way into their London apartment, weeks after a similar attack in the British capital, state media in the Gulf nation and police said Wednesday. The attacks have been...

  • SKorea ferry toll hits 156 as search gets tougher

    JINDO, South Korea (AP) — As the 156th body was pulled from waters where the ferry Sewol sank a week ago, relatives of the nearly 150 still missing pressed the government Wednesday to finish the grim task of recovery soon. But the work was reaching a new, more complicated phase, with an...

  • Guyana residents seek improvements to 911 system

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — People in the South American country of Guyana are pressuring the government to improve its 911 emergency system amid accusations that numerous calls about serious incidents are going unanswered. National Security Minister Clement Rohee has blamed the Guyana...

  • Sri Lanka to deport UK tourist with Buddha tattoo

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan authorities will deport a British tourist for having an image of Buddha tattooed on her arm, an official said Wednesday. Police spokesman Ajith Rohana said Naomi Coleman was detained at Colombo's airport after she arrived from India on Monday when...

  • Pakistan's army wants TV news channel shut down

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's powerful army has asked a government regulator to shut down a leading private news channel over what the military calls "false" reports that the country's intelligence service shot one of its top anchors. Press freedom advocates on Wednesday decried the move...

  • FM vows response if Russians attacked in Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russia's foreign minister on Wednesday promised a firm response if its citizens or interests come under attack in Ukraine — a vow that came after Ukraine announced a renewal of its "anti-terror" campaign against those occupying buildings in its troubled east....

  • Justin Bieber apologizes for Japan war shrine trip

    TOKYO (AP) — Justin Bieber apologized Wednesday to those he offended by visiting a Japanese war shrine, saying he thought it was a beautiful site and only a place of prayer. The Yasukuni Shrine in central Tokyo enshrines 2.5 million war dead, including Japan's 14 convicted war criminals, and...

  • Indonesian general says his flashy watch is a fake

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's military commander, under fire in the media after being photographed wearing a luxury watch, says his critics should be quiet because the timepiece is actually a cheap Chinese fake. A Singapore website flagged a picture of the general and his watch this...

  • Poland holds security exercise, 1st in decades

    JASCE, Poland (AP) — Poland's security services have begun their first major security exercise in decades, evacuating the Interior Ministry in Warsaw and rescuing three foreigners allegedly injured in a helicopter crash. The three-day exercise that began Wednesday involves Poland's police,...

  • Yemen examines DNA of slain al-Qaida militants

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A high ranking security official says this week's Yemeni government campaign against al-Qaida aimed at targeting its top leaders and that authorities are examining DNA samples of those killed to determine their identities. The official told The Associated Press on...



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