MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The short talks by artists and intellectuals at events known as TEDx have been held 7,500 times in more than 150 countries, but there may not be an event more challenging or dangerous as
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Wildfires are scorching large areas of forest in Portugal and the country has asked other European nations to send two more water-dropping aircraft to help battle the blazes.
Jorge Dias, spokesman for Portugal’s National
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A spokesman for a mineworkers’ union in South Africa says gold miners will go on strike next week after talks with South Africa’s Chamber of Mines collapsed Friday.
Lesiba Seshoka, a spokesman for the National
HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. Navy training and testing could inadvertently kill hundreds of whales and dolphins and injure thousands over the next five years, mostly as a result of detonating explosives underwater, according to two environmental impact statements
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The leader of Congo’s M23 rebels say they are declaring a unilateral ceasefire and pulling out of the area that has seen the heaviest fighting in recent days in order to “give peace a
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say two people have been rescued from the Cedar River in Cedar Rapids.
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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Rwanda’s foreign minister has indicated in social media that Rwandan troops could enter Congo.
Louise Mushikiwabo said on Twitter late Thursday that Rwandan troops are not currently in Congo, and added the word “yet”
LONDON (AP) — The Guardian newspaper and Britain’s government have agreed to allow the authorities to keep sifting through documents seized from the partner of one of the paper’s journalists until a full hearing on the issue in
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A 59-year-old La Porte City man has died after his motorcycle collided with a deer in eastern Iowa.
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MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian president’s foreign policy advisor says Russia has not seen the U.S. intelligence that Washington claims proves the role of the Syrian government in last week’s alleged chemical weapons attack.
The Obama administration shared