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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The hidden gunman, dressed in long green coveralls and a SWAT-team-style vest and helmet, looks ominous as he takes aim and fires off a short burst.But this isn't a Taliban attack in the heart of Afghanistan's capital — ...more

AP News - 23 mins ago

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The chief of Iran's Revolutionary Guard navy confirmed in remarks published Friday that a U.S. Coast Guard vessel fired on an Iranian fishing boat in the Persian Gulf this week but insisted the incident was not a "clash."The ...more

AP News - 37 mins ago

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's prime minister has denied asking the country's military chief to mediate with opposition leaders and protesters who have camped outside parliament in Islamabad for two weeks, demanding his resignation over alleged voting fra ...more

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REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Icelandic authorities raised the aviation warning code to red Friday after a small fissure eruption near Bardarbunga volcano, but no volcanic ash has been detected by the radar system.The eruption took place the Holuhra ...more

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YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A Myanmar beauty queen who was stripped of her title for allegedly being rude and dishonest has run off with the $100,000 jeweled crown, a South Korea-based pageant said Friday.Myanmar, which only recently emerged from a h ...more

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TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — The Islamist militia in control of Libya's capital, Tripoli, says it agrees with a U.N. call for a cease-fire in this North African country but vows to resist any foreign interference in Libyan affairs.Senior commander Ahme ...more

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REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Iceland authorities say small volcanic eruption overnight; no ash yet detected. ...more

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GENEVA (AP) — The civil war in Syria has forced a record 3 million people out of the country as more than a million people fled in the past year, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday.The tragic milestone means that about one of every eight Syrian ...more

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff as part of recovery plan after disasters. ...more

AP News - 3 hours ago

SUVA, Fiji (AP) — Forty-four Fijian soldiers working as U.N. peacekeepers remained captive to a militant group in Syria Friday while 75 Philippine soldiers were in tense standoff with the rebels, according to the two Pacific nations.Both nations ...more