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With rescue near, Boko Haram stoned Nigerian girls to death
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) -- Even with the crackle of gunfire signaling rescuers were near, the horrors did not end: Boko Haram fighters stoned captives to death, some girls and women were crushed by an armored car and three died when a land mine exploded as they walked to freedom....

Arab coalition 'reconnaissance' troops land in Yemen
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- With helicopter gunships hovering overhead, at least 20 troops from a Saudi-led Arab coalition came ashore Sunday in the southern port city of Aden on what military officials called a "reconnaissance" mission, as fighting raged between Iranian-backed Shiite rebels and forces loyal to the nation's exiled president....

Nepal shuts airport to big jets; more bodies found
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Runway damage forced Nepalese authorities to close the main airport Sunday to large aircraft delivering aid to millions of people following the massive earthquake, but U.N. officials said the overall logistics situation was improving....

Community leaders: Nigerian troops kill dozens of civilians
JOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigerian troops have killed dozens of civilians and razed scores of homes to avenge the deaths of six soldiers, community leaders and residents of central Plateau state charged on Sunday....

Israeli Ethiopian protest against racism turns violent
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- Several thousand people from Israel's Jewish Ethiopian minority protested in Tel Aviv against racism and police brutality on Sunday, shutting down a major highway and clashing with police on horseback long into the night....

Nepal's wrenching choices: 'I feel like I could die anytime'
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Four days after the earthquake ripped apart the supporting wall attaching her ancient brick house to the tilting seven-story building next door, Parbati Gautam moved back in....

Italy: At least 10 migrants found dead in sea off Libya
ROME (AP) -- Italy's Coast Guard and Navy as well as tugs and other commercial vessels joined forces to rescue migrants in at least 16 boats Sunday, saving hundreds of them and recovering 10 bodies off Libya's coast, as smugglers took advantage of calm seas to send packed vessels across the Mediterranean....

Athens prison brawl leaves at least 2 dead, 21 injured
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- A brawl in an Athens prison wing housing foreigners left at least two inmates dead and 21 others injured on Sunday, many seriously, authorities said....

Should Britain stay in the EU? Question hovers in election
LONDON (AP) -- Ian Robinson, co-owner of a small investment firm in London, is watching Britain's general election this Thursday with unease....

Congressmen to reconsider separate funding for Iraq factions
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Congress may reconsider a provision in an upcoming bill funding the training of the Iraqi army that would also send weapons directly to Arab Sunnis and Kurds, a congressman visiting Baghdad said Sunday....

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Africa
Community leaders: Nigerian troops kill dozens of civilians

Asia
Rebels kill 8 Indian paramilitary soldiers

Europe
Athens prison brawl leaves at least 2 dead, 21 injured

Latin America/Caribbean
Puerto Rico governor signs order to legalize medical pot

Middle East
Arab coalition 'reconnaissance' troops land in Yemen


 

 

 



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