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2 teen female bombers kill more than 40 in Nigeria

BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — The teenage girls entered the busy marketplace separately Tuesday, their vests of explosives hidden beneath their full hijabs. Learn More

 

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Official: Afghan president orders military review

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — President Ashraf Ghani has ordered a top-to-bottom review of the operations of Afghanistan's defense forces, including discussing the resumption of controversial night raids banned by his predecessor. More »

 

Iraq to overhaul Baghdad security to stop bombings

BAGHDAD (AP) — Baghdad's neighborhood of Gorayaat, a small Shiite enclave on a bend in the Tigris River, exemplifies the failures of Iraq's security agencies trying to protect the capital from attacks by the Islamic State. The district has been a target for years, hit by so many bombings, suicide attacks, rockets and mortars that residents have lost count. More »

 

Russian envoy: Ferguson shows US racial problems

MOSCOW (AP) — The violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, reflect simmering U.S. tensions over racial discrimination that could undermine the country's stability, a senior Russian diplomat said Tuesday. More »

 

Black Friday shopping catches on in UK

LONDON (AP) — Halloween and Mother's Day have become staples of the U.K. shopping calendar. Now Black Friday looks as though it may be the next big retail import from the United States. More »

 

France suspends delivery of warship to Russia

PARIS (AP) — France suspended the delivery of a warship to Russia on Tuesday, after months of speculation about what would be the biggest arms sale ever by a NATO country to the Kremlin. More »

 

Muhammad Ali daughters promote 'I Am Ali' in UK

LONDON (AP) — Muhammad Ali's daughters are in London to promote the British release of the documentary "I Am Ali." They say the former boxing champion is still waiting to see it for the first time. More »

 

Hong Kong police arrest 116 at protest site

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities cleared street barricades from a pro-democracy protest camp in the volatile Mong Kok district for a second day Wednesday after a night of clashes in which police arrested 116 people. More »

 

Activists: Syrian strikes kill 60 in IS-held city

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government warplanes carried out a series of airstrikes Tuesday on the de-facto capital of the extremist Islamic State group, killing at least 60 people, shattering shop fronts and setting dozens of cars ablaze, activists said. More »

 

Hundreds of migrants on crippled ship off Crete

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Ships from Greece rushed to help after a crippled freighter crammed with hundreds of migrants floundered for hours Tuesday in gale-force winds and high waves in the Mediterranean Sea, officials said. More »

 

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