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Thousands march in Russia to mourn Putin critic Nemtsov
MOSCOW (AP) -- Carrying flowers, portraits and signs that said "I am not afraid," thousands of Russians marched Sunday in Moscow to mourn opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, whose slaying on the streets of the capital has shaken Russia's beleaguered opposition....

Egypt court declares part of election law unconstitutional
CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian court on Sunday ruled as unconstitutional a clause in the election law that draws voting districts, a verdict that is almost certain to delay parliamentary elections scheduled to start later this month....

Egyptian court declares Hamas a 'terrorist organization'
CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian court declared Hamas a "terrorist organization" on Saturday, further isolating the blockaded rulers of the Gaza Strip once openly welcomed by the country's toppled Islamist-dominated government....

No plane, many discoveries in yearlong search for Flight 370
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- The yearlong search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has turned up no sign of the plane, but that doesn't mean it's been unproductive. It has yielded lessons and discoveries that could benefit millions, including coastal Australians, air and sea travelers and scientists trying to understand ancient changes to the earth's crust....

New plane tracking to be tested after Malaysia jet mystery
SYDNEY (AP) -- Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial of an enhanced method of tracking aircraft over remote oceans to allow planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday....

Palestinian activist: boycott of Israeli products begins
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- Most West Bank shops no longer carry the products of six major Israeli food companies, as a boycott triggered by rising Israeli-Palestinian tensions is taking hold, a boycott leader said Sunday....

Israel's Netanyahu heads to Washington for Congress speech
BEN-GURION AIRPORT, Israel (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu headed to Washington on Sunday to press his case against an emerging deal on Iran's nuclear program in a contentious address to the U.S. Congress, which he said he is delivering out of concern for Israel's security....

Zimbabwe's Mugabe celebrates 91st birthday
VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe (AP) -- President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe marked his 91st birthday by speaking for more than an hour on his feet Saturday, delivering a characteristically defiant speech in which he threatened to take over land and animal sanctuaries still in the hands of whites....

Migrants flock to EU door along Serbia's border with Hungary
ALONG THE SERBIA-HUNGARY BORDER (AP) -- Exhausted, hungry and cold, they have been walking for miles. What little they have is carried in plastic bags. They camp in abandoned homes, followed by stray dogs hoping to snag a morsel....

Small SUVs, pricey sports cars dominate at Geneva auto show
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Small SUVs for families and powerful sports cars for the rich are the big things this year at the Geneva International Motor Show this year. Environmentally correct electrics and hybrids, not so much - thanks to cheaper gas and limits on battery life....

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World Video
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Africa
Crowd kills girl suspected to be suicide bomber in Nigeria

Asia
Afghan avalanches, flooding death toll rises to near 250

Europe
CCTV video may show missing British girls in Istanbul

Latin America/Caribbean
Venezuela to shrink US Embassy staff, require tourist visas

Middle East
Palestinian activist: boycott of Israeli products begins


 

 

 



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