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Philippines President likens himself to Hitler
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:50:00 GMT(CNN)When comparing yourself to world leaders or historical figures, there are perhaps less controversial choices than Adolf Hitler. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday likened himself to the Nazi leader, saying he wants to kill millions of ...
Van Gogh masterpieces stolen 14 years ago recovered from barn
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:23:00 GMTItalian Guardia di Finanza officers stand next to paintings by the Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh, that were stolen in Amsterdam 14 years ago, during a news conference in Naples, Sept. 30, 2016. ROME-- Italian police have found two Van Gogh paintings that ...
Bulgaria bans full face veils in public
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:22:00 GMTLawmakers in Bulgaria banned full face veils in most public places on Friday, joining France, Belgium and the Netherlands in introducing legislation outlawing the coverings. People who disobey the ban, which will be in force in schools, public buildings ...
Europe's Rosetta space probe concludes 12-year mission with deliberate crash into comet
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:49:00 GMTBERLIN — Europe's comet-chasing space probe Rosetta performed its final task Friday, dipping out of orbit for a slow-motion crash onto the icy surface of the alien world it's been following for more than a decade. Mission controllers lost contact with ...
Kashmir tensions: Pakistan captures Indian soldier along disputed border
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:33:00 GMT(CNN)Pakistan captured an Indian soldier on its side of the disputed Kashmir border Thursday, Indian officials told CNN, as tensions continue to rise between the two nuclear neighbors. The soldier inadvertently crossed the border to the Pakistani side of ...
Banned Pakistan group urges revenge for killing of Kashmiris
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:37:00 GMTLAHORE, Pakistan – The founding member of a banned Pakistani militant group has urged the army to take revenge on India for killing civilians in Kashmir. Hafiz Saeed, founder of the Lashkar-e-Taiba group and head of its charity, Jamaat-ud-Dawa, led ...
World leaders mourn former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres at funeral: 'He was a great man of the world'
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:04:00 GMTNobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres, Israel’s longtime voice for Mideast accord, was mourned at a Friday funeral filled with friends assembled from across his amazing life. The lengthy list of world leaders bidding farewell to the 93-year-old ...
U.N. Fails To Agree On Independent Inquiry Of Human Rights Abuses In Yemen
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:33:00 GMTGENEVA ― Good news for the Saudis and not-so-good news for the civilians of Yemen: The United Nations Human Rights Council voted Thursday to establish a national inquiry into human rights abuses in Yemen with the help of a U.N. technical assistance team.
In former FARC zones, Colombians hope for peace but grapple over vote
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:44:00 GMTUribe, Colombia — Throughout the 52 years of war between government forces and leftist rebels, this small ranching and agricultural town in central Colombia has seen it all. It was here that a small band of guerrillas in 1966 took on the name ...
Russia fighting in Syria for a year, still at odds with US
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:23:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A year after Russia waded into the war in Syria, aiming to flex its national security muscles and prop up beleaguered Syrian President Bashar Assad, Moscow appears no closer to one of its military goals, getting the U.S. to cooperate in ...
Terror suspect accused of trying to run down 3 with car
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:14:00 GMTAustrian police stand in front of the railway station in Salzburg, March 25, 2016. VIENNA -- Austrian police are interrogating a man on suspicion of belonging to a terrorist group after he allegedly tried to run down several people with his car in Vienna.
The Latest: UN decries lack of health care in Syria's Aleppo
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:39:00 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times local): 12:30 p.m. The U.N. health agency is decrying an "unfathomable" situation for medical care in rebel-held parts of Syria's largest city, pleading for a halt to the violence that has prevented aid and ...
Germany: Baby girl found in suitcase beside infant skeleton
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:06:00 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A 22-year-old woman is under investigation for manslaughter after German police found a suitcase in her apartment with a newborn baby girl inside along with the skeleton of a second infant, Hannover prosecutors said Friday. A 19-year-old ...
US teen summer program sparks national backlash in Cuba
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:03:00 GMTHAVANA (AP) — A few months after President Barack Obama visited Cuba in March, a group of teenagers left the island for a month-long visit to the United States funded by the U.S. State Department. The 16- to 18-year-olds spent 10 days learning about ...
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