Soldier killed after shooting on fellow troops in Tunis

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia’s Defense Ministry says a Tunisian soldier has been killed after opening fire on fellow troops at military barracks in the capital Tunis. Ministry spokesman Belhassen Oueslati said it was not immediately clear whether there were other...

French president revives political duo with his ex

PARIS (AP) — Someone has been appearing more and more often alongside French President Francois Hollande on official visits abroad and in high-level meetings in Elysee Palace. It’s no ordinary someone – it’s Segolene Royal, the president’s ex-partner...
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Ex-Israeli Premier Olmert sentenced to 8 months in prison

AP Photo/Ariel Schalit JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced Monday to eight months in prison for unlawfully accepting money from a U.S. supporter, capping the dramatic downfall of a man who only years earlier led the country and hoped to...
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Nepali villagers return to homes after river gets unblocked

AP Photo/M.B. Astha KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of villagers in northwestern Nepal were able to return to their homes Monday after a mountain river swept away debris from a landslide that had blocked it, allowing waters to flow normally again. The landslide before...
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AP PHOTOS: Safe on land, migrants eager to phone home

AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara LANGSA, Indonesia (AP) — The Asian migrants and asylum seekers wanted to go to Malaysia, where family, friends and, in some cases, menial jobs awaited them. But human traffickers commandeering their wooden boats abruptly changed plans following a...
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170 kids on their own among migrants to arrive in Indonesia

AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana KUALA CANGKOI, Indonesia (AP) — It was just the two of them, brother and sister, out on the open ocean with hundreds of other desperate migrants, mostly Rohingya Muslims fleeing their homes in Myanmar. For nearly three months, the siblings comforted...

Burundi opposition figures go into hiding following killing

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Many of Burundi’s opposition figures have gone into hiding after the killing of an opposition leader, said an opposition politician Sunday. Opposition politicians, journalists and civic activists are hiding in Bujumbura, the capital, because...
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Jailed Venezuelan leader starts hunger strike, urges protest

AP Photo/Fernando Llano CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez has begun a hunger strike and is calling for a mass anti-government protest next weekend. The former Caracas area mayor accused authorities in a video leaked to news media on Saturday...
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Women’s walk across Koreas’ DMZ denied; they cross on bus

AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon DORASAN STATION, South Korea (AP) — International women activists including Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace laureates on Sunday were denied an attempt to walk across the Demilitarized Zone dividing North and South Korea, but were allowed to cross...
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Joyful Burundi refugees leave disease-stricken camp

AP Photo/Jerome Delay LAKE TANGANYIKA, Tanzania (AP) — Hundreds of women, many with children strapped on their backs alongside their few belongings, sing melodious tunes expressing their joy as their small boats approach the ferry M.V. Liemba. “We are thanking God for...