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C. African Republic orphans walk to safety alone

Ibrahim Adamou sits on a bench at a Catholic church in Carnot a town 200 kilometers (125 miles) from the Cameroonian border, in the Central African Republic Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. Ibrahim Adamou wasn’t sure whether any of his five siblings had survived the attack by...

Ukraine ex-aide shot; No new govt before Thursday

People pass by a portrait of Yulia Tymoshenko, a prominent opposition leader at Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. Ukraine’s acting government issued a warrant Monday for the arrest of President Viktor Yanukovych, last reportedly seen in the...

Major bitcoin exchange said to be insolvent

Bitcoin trader Kolin Burges, right, of London and American Aaron (only his first name was given) hold protest signs as they conduct a sit-in in front of the office tower housing Mt. Gox in Tokyo Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. The website of major Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox is offline...

Rebekah Brooks: I felt ‘horror’ at Dowler hacking

Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks arrives at the Old Bailey in London as the phone hacking trial continues Tuesday Feb. 25, 2014. Brooks says she never sanctioned phone hacking, and was horrified when she learned the tabloid had targeted the phone of a missing...

Westward shift by Ukraine would be momentous event

Ukrainian opposition leader Arseniy Yatsenyuk, left, and Ukrainian lawmaker and chairman of the Ukrainian opposition party Udar (Punch), former WBC heavyweight boxing champion Vitali Klitschko, foreground center, during their talks with EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton,...

Major bitcoin exchange is insolvent, companies say

Bitcoin trader Kolin Burges, right, of London and American Aaron (only his first name was given) hold protest signs as they conduct a sit-in in front of the office tower housing Mt. Gox in Tokyo Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. The website of major Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox is offline...

UK police arrest ex-Guantanamo detainee over Syria

FILE – This is a Friday, March 3, 2006. file photo of Moazzam Begg outside the United States Embassy in London. British police say a former Guantanamo Bay detainee is one of four people arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offenses. West Midlands Police said...

Sunni anger in Lebanon against army grows

FILE — In this May 15, 2012, file photo, Lebanese army soldiers patrol after a clashes in the old market of the northern port city of Tripoli, Lebanon. From radical preachers to irreverent taxi drivers, anger is spreading through Lebanon’s Sunni community toward the...

Opposition calls for investigation into Turkish PM

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — An opposition party leader on Tuesday demanded an investigation into Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan for alleged corruption, a day after the disclosure of audio recordings purportedly of him ordering his son to dispose of vast amounts of...

Phone makers look to emerging markets for growth

Photographers swarm around a Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphones, left, and Samsung Gear 2′s at the Samsung Galaxy Studio, in New York, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. Samsung on Monday unveiled a new smartphone with a built-in heart rate monitor to complement three upcoming fitness...