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U.S., other nations condemn North Korean launch of long-range rocket
Sun, 07 Feb 2016 03:51:00 GMTSeoul, South Korea (CNN)North Korea has successfully launched a satellite into space, its state-run TV said, an action immediately condemned by the United States as "destabilizing and provocative." Carrier rocket Kwangmyongsong blasted off from the Sohae ...

The Latest: Seoul restricts entry to joint park with North
Sun, 07 Feb 2016 04:31:00 GMTSouth Korea says t will further restrict the entry of its nationals to a jointly run factory park in North Korea. The number of South Koreans staying in the Kaesong industrial complex, the last major cooperation project between the rivals, will be ...

Five Killed in Avalanche in Austria's Skiing Region: Police
Sun, 07 Feb 2016 02:30:00 GMTFive people were killed in an avalanche that buried 17 people from the Czech Republic in Austria's skiing region of Tyrol on Saturday, police said. The avalanche, which regional TV station ORF Tirol said was 1.25 miles wide and 16 feet high, came down ...

EU to Ankara: You Must Help Refugees
Sun, 07 Feb 2016 04:44:00 GMTEuropean Union officials are urging Turkey to open a border crossing where tens of thousands of Syrian civilians arrived this week fleeing a massive government offensive in Aleppo province. EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Saturday at a ...

UNESCO Documents Africa’s Need for Textbooks
Sun, 07 Feb 2016 04:29:00 GMTA new UNESCO publication says thousands of African children lack textbooks or must share them. Education experts say that along with skilled teachers, textbooks are essential for meeting the U.N.-backed Sustainable Development Goals, which call for ...

German security chief warns of Islamic State militants posing as refugees
Sat, 06 Feb 2016 22:22:00 GMTThe German national security service warned Friday that Islamic State militants are infiltrating Europe under the guise of asylum seekers. The announcement comes after Berlin police arrested three Thursday in an investigation of four Algerian men who are ...

In Brazil, Carnival-goers won't let Zika or economic woes ruin the party
Sun, 07 Feb 2016 03:10:00 GMTIt’s been a rough year for Andreza Souza’s home-based clothing business. She had to stretch her finances to make the trip from the Amazonian city of Belem to Rio de Janeiro, paying for a plane ticket on an installment plan. But as the sun set over ...

Nations To Press For Direct Peace Talks With Taliban By End Of February
Sun, 07 Feb 2016 02:45:00 GMTRepresentatives from four nations involved in talks aimed at ending the violence in Afghanistan have agreed to continue to push for direct peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government by the end of the month. Officials from Afghanistan ...

Protests in Europe target migrants
Sun, 07 Feb 2016 03:30:00 GMT(CNN)Several hundred protesters gathered Saturday in front of a local eatery in Calais, France, chanting slogans such as "We are one" and singing the French national anthem. Calais is the French entrance to the Channel Tunnel leading to the United Kingdom ...

Australian woman freed by al Qaeda-linked kidnappers
Sun, 07 Feb 2016 02:55:00 GMT(CNN)An Australian woman kidnapped by militants in Burkina Faso last month has been released, but her husband is still missing, relatives said Sunday. Jocelyn Elliott and her husband, Dr. Ken Elliott, were seized by al Qaeda-linked militants on January 15.

FM: Foreign troops entering Syria would return ‘in coffins’
Sat, 06 Feb 2016 19:24:00 GMTSyrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem speaks during a press briefing with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi at China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing, Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) ORG XMIT: XMAS116 (Photo: Mark ...

Turkey prepares for huge refugee wave as Syrians flee govt attack
Sun, 07 Feb 2016 03:34:00 GMTOncupinar (Turkey) (AFP) - Turkey on Saturday said it was expecting a huge wave of Syrians fleeing a government onslaught on rebel-held territory, with a regional governor saying at least 70,000 people may be heading for the border. The United Nations said ...

ISIS kidnapped my best friend. But when I met its fighters, I couldn’t hate them.
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Mob attack on Tanzanian woman renews concerns about racism in India
Sat, 06 Feb 2016 20:52:00 GMTA mob attack against a Tanzanian woman in India's high-tech capital has renewed questions about racism in the country, particularly against African immigrants. The Tanzanian student was apparently pulled from her car, stripped and sexually assaulted in the ...

North Korea celebrates rocket launch as others see it as a covert missile test
Sun, 07 Feb 2016 04:36:00 GMTSEOUL, South Korea – North Korea on Sunday defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of technology for a missile that could strike the U.S. mainland. The rocket was ...

Sushma assures Sirisena India’s support for his policies
Sun, 07 Feb 2016 03:18:00 GMTIndian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj has told President Maithripala Sirisena the Government of India supports Sri Lanka’s policies on reconciliation and development, the President’s office said today. She says India admires the speech recently ...

The Latest: NATO chief strongly condemns N. Korea rocket
Sun, 07 Feb 2016 04:42:00 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket (all times local): 9:30 p.m. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has issued a strong condemnation of North Korea's rocket launch, calling it a "direct violation" of ...

North Korea Moves Up Rocket Launch Window to Feb. 7 to 14: Seoul
Sun, 07 Feb 2016 02:46:00 GMTSEOUL, South Korea — South Korea's Defense Ministry says North Korea has moved up the window of its planned long-range rocket launch to Feb. 7-14. Ministry spokesman Moon Sang Gyun said earlier Saturday that the North didn't inform international ...

The Latest: Germany, France condemn N. Korea rocket launch
Sun, 07 Feb 2016 04:32:00 GMTGermany and France have condemned North Korea's rocket launch. Germany called the North's launch of a long-range missile Sunday an "irresponsible provocation." Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in a statement that the East Asian country had ...



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