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  • Germany asks soldiers to volunteer to fight Ebola

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany's defense minister is asking for volunteers from the country's military to staff a clinic it plans to set up in West Africa, where the deadly Ebola disease has claimed more than 2,600 lives. In a memo circulated Monday, Ursula von der Leyen appealed to soldiers and...

  • UN says Libya's rival groups agree to hold talks

    CAIRO (AP) — Libya's rival groups have agreed to hold talks later this month, the first such negotiations since the latest surge in violence that left the country torn between two parliaments and governments, the United Nations mission in Libya said. The announcement comes amid a deeply...

  • Pakistan appoints new spy chief

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's military on Monday named a career army officer with experience of battling militants to head the country's premier intelligence agency as Islamabad struggles to combat a homegrown Islamic insurgency. Maj. Gen. Rizwan Akhtar was promoted to the rank of lieutenant...

  • IAEA urges Iran to meet investigation request

    VIENNA (AP) — The head of the U.N. atomic agency is urging Iran to provide answers over suspicions that Tehran worked on nuclear arms. Speaking at Monday's general conference of his International Atomic Energy Agency, Yukiya Amano said Iran had implemented some measures in an agreement meant to...

  • Germany organizing conference on refugee crisis

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Foreign Ministry says it is organizing an international conference on the refugee crisis resulting from the conflicts in Syria and Iraq. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Sawsan Chebli said Monday that Germany was planning the conference for Oct. 28, "since we can't assume...

  • Image of Asia: Kicking for Myanmar gold

    In this photo by Eugene Hoshiko, Myanmar's Phyu Phyu Than kicks the ball as Laos player Koy Xayavong blocks during the women's doubles sepak takraw final match at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. Myanmar beat Laos 2-0 to win the gold medal. Sepak takraw is a centuries-old sport...

  • Egyptian officials see controversial Ethiopian dam

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Ethiopian News Agency says Egypt's irrigation minister has toured the site in western Ethiopia where the country is building a controversial dam on the Blue Nile River. The Ethiopian agency said Monday that Hossam El-Moughazi's visit Sunday marked the first time...

  • New Polish govt loses some foreign policy heft

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's last government was a strong voice internationally on Ukraine, supporting Kiev's pro-Western reforms and calling for sanctions on Russia to punish it for its aggression there. But with a new government sworn in Monday, the two leading figures of Polish foreign...

  • Spain: Ebola test drug out of supply worldwide

    MADRID (AP) — Doctors treating a Spanish priest who was repatriated from West Africa on Monday after being diagnosed with the Ebola virus said there were no samples of experimental drug ZMapp available in the world right now, and they were considering alternative treatments. The priest, Manuel...

  • Blair: Airstrikes not enough to beat Islamic State

    LONDON (AP) — Western powers must be ready to commit ground forces to the fight against militants from the Islamic State group because airstrikes alone won't defeat these "fanatical" extremists, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Monday. Writing on his Faith Foundation website, Blair...



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