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AP News - 17 hours ago

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says a prosecutor has demanded that the editor-in-chief of an opposition newspaper be jailed on charges of terror propaganda and for revealing state secrets along with the paper's Ankara representati ...more

AP News - 17 hours ago

HONG KONG (AP) — Canada's outspoken Miss World contestant said she was barred Thursday from entering China to take part in this year's pageant and accused Beijing of overreach in extending its campaign of censorship even to beauty contests.Chine ...more

AP News - 18 hours ago

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A Palestinian artist sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia for apostasy has told a local news website in an interview from inside prison that he isn't an atheist and that his case centers around a personal dispute he had with s ...more

AP News - 19 hours ago

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldovan police have detained a total of 13 suspected members of a paramilitary group allegedly planning to attack the capital and a northern city with a majority Russian population, with the aim of creating a new separatist re ...more

AP News - 19 hours ago

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish mining academy says its experts are analyzing data gathered from a site allegedly hiding a Nazi train, which local lore says is laden with gold.Spokesman Bartosz Dembinski of the Krakow University of Science and Te ...more

AP News - 21 hours ago

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's state-owned RIA Novosti news agency is reporting that Russia has already deployed long-range air defense missiles at its base in Syria.Moscow announced the move on Wednesday, saying the missiles would help destroy any targ ...more

AP News - 22 hours ago

MAJURO, Marshall Islands (AP) — ATOLLS AT RISKConsisting of 29 atolls and five free-standing islands spread over vast distances in the Pacific Ocean, the Marshall Islands is home to 70,000 residents living on a total land area similar to that of ...more

AP News - Nov 26, 2015 12:59 AM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of mourners gathered at the lawn outside parliament Thursday to say their farewells to late former President Kim Young-sam, whose landmark 1992 election victory ended decades of military rule and ushered in a series ...more

AP News - Nov 26, 2015 12:08 AM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Officials from the two Koreas met Thursday at a border village to try to realize high-level talks as part of their agreements that defused a military standoff in August.The rivals threatened war against each other last ...more

AP News - Nov 25, 2015 11:03 PM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A former South Korean university professor was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Thursday for habitually beating his former pupil and forcing him to eat human feces and drink urine.Three other people were sentenced to ...more