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South African bookshop a treasure trove of eclectic history

February 11, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The only clue to a literary treasure trove tucked away in downtown Johannesburg is a fading sign, but behind this door is a fantastic maze containing an estimated 2 million... more »»

State TV: Teacher shoots dead 6 colleagues in Saudi Arabia

February 11, 2016

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A teacher in southern Saudi Arabia opened fire on colleagues Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding two, state television reported. more »»

South African police captain arrested in fatal beatings

February 11, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A police captain in South Africa faces murder charges for allegedly helping four farmers beat two suspected thieves to death in a case that ignited racial tension in a rural... more »»

The Latest: US coalition spokesman refutes Russian claims

February 11, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria, the refugee crisis and security talks in Munich, Germany. (all times local):

3 p.m.

The Baghdad spokesman for the U.S. more »»

The Latest: Germany extends border controls for 3 months

February 11, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the massive influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):

2:15 p.m. more »»

The Latest: S. Koreans still at joint factory after deadline

February 11, 2016

PAJU, South Korea (AP) — The latest on tensions between North and South Korea following North Korea's rocket launch (all times local):

10 p.m. more »»

Russia proposes March 1 ceasefire in Syria; US wants it now

February 11, 2016

MUNICH (AP) — Russia has proposed a March 1 ceasefire in Syria, U.S. more »»

NATO warships ordered to Aegean to help with migrant crisis

February 11, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO's European commander on Thursday ordered three warships to move immediately to the Aegean Sea to help end the deadly smuggling of migrants between Turkey and Greece. more »»

Kurdish fighters capture military air base in northern Syria

February 11, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish fighters and their allies captured a military air base in northern Syria under the cover of airstrikes as Russia announced on Thursday that its air force carried out more... more »»

Afghan policeman opens fire on colleagues, kills 4

February 11, 2016

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — Four Afghan policemen were killed and another seven wounded when one of their colleagues opened fire on them in the volatile southern province of Kandahar, an officia... more »»

N. Korea orders military takeover of inter-Korean factory

February 11, 2016

PAJU, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Thursday ordered a military takeover of a factory park that was the last major symbol of cooperation with South Korea, saying Seoul's suspension of... more »»

94 year old former Auschwitz guard goes on trial in Germany

February 11, 2016

DETMOLD, Germany (AP) — A 94-year-old former Auschwitz guard went on trial Thursday on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder in western Germany, accused of serving in the death camp at a time whe... more »»

N. Korea vows to deport all S. Koreans from factory park

February 11, 2016

PAJU, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Thursday vowed to immediately deport all South Korean nationals and freeze all South Korean assets at a jointly run factory park in the North, a swift,... more »»

S. Korea shuts down joint industrial park with N. Korea

February 11, 2016

PAJU, South Korea (AP) — South Korean workers on Thursday began shutting down a jointly run industrial park in North Korea, a move that will end, at least temporarily, the Koreas' last major... more »»

Seoul: N. Korean leader Kim had his military chief executed

February 11, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had his military chief executed for corruption and other charges, a South Korean official said Thursday. more »»

APNewsBreak: Kenyan athletes allege doping bribery

February 10, 2016

EMBU, Kenya (AP) — Two Kenyan athletes serving four-year bans for doping at the 2015 world championships say the chief executive of Athletics Kenya, the country's governing body for track and... more »»

2 female bombers kill 58 in northeast Nigerian refugee camp

February 10, 2016

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in a northeastern Nigerian refugee camp, killing at least 58 people, health and rescue officials said Wednesday. more »»

S. Korea to shut down joint industrial park with N. Korea

February 10, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Wednesday that it will shut down a joint industrial park with North Korea in response to its recent rocket launch, accusing the North of using hard... more »»

Police arrest over 100 suspected Sicily Mafia clan members

February 10, 2016

ROME (AP) — Prosecutors say police in Italy and abroad have arrested more than 100 suspected Laudani Cosa Nostra members, dealing a heavy blow to the Mafia clan which has terrified businesses in... more »»

The Latest: Russia has held important talks with US on Syria

February 10, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria and the tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence (all times local):

11:00 p.m.

Russia's U.N. more »»

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