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REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Iceland authorities say there's been a small fissure eruption near Bardarbunga volcano, but no volcanic ash has been detected by the radar system.The eruption took place early Friday morning in the Holuhraun lava field, ...more

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TEHRA, Iran (AP) — The chief of Iran's Revolutionary Guard navy has confirmed that a U.S. Coast Guard vessel fired on an Iranian fishing boat in the Persian Gulf but insists the incident was not a "clash."The U.S. Navy's Bahrain-based 5th Fleet ...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

AP News - 51 mins ago

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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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine.Putin's statement came several hours after Ukraine accused Russia ...more

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

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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

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Several communities were evacuated and some international flights were diverted Friday after a volcanic eruption on Papua New Guinea.Authorities in the South Pacific nation had evacuated communities close to Mount Tavu ...more