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Nigerian army reinstates more than 3,000 soldiers fired
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigeria's military says it has reinstated more than 3,000 soldiers who were dismissed from the army for alleged indiscipline ?in the ongoing war with Boko Haram Islamic extremists in the northeast of the country.... 9/3/2015 4:02 PM

European Central Bank ready to give eurozone more stimulus
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- The European Central Bank is ready to give the eurozone economy a bigger dose of stimulus if turmoil in China and weaker global growth hurt its modest recovery, President Mario Draghi said Thursday.... 9/3/2015 3:59 PM

Boat overturns on Mali lake, killing at least 18 people
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) -- Authorities say at least 18 people are dead in central Mali after a boat overturned on a lake there during heavy winds.... 9/3/2015 3:58 PM

Official: 9,500 Nigerian refugees return from Cameroon
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) -- At least 9,500 people have returned to Nigeria from Cameroon since the Cameroonian government said last month it will expel unregistered Nigerian refugees as part of the fight against Boko Haram.... 9/3/2015 3:55 PM

The Latest: Prosecutor to seek jail for Guatemalan president
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- The latest on the resignation of Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina (all times local):... 9/3/2015 3:55 PM

Guatemala president resigns amid corruption probe
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina resigned in the face of a corruption scandal that has brought his government to the brink, and arrived at court Thursday morning to hear the charges against him.... 9/3/2015 4:06 PM

Lebanon activists stage hunger strike, want minister to quit
BEIRUT (AP) -- Half a dozen Lebanese activists have begun an open-ended hunger strike, demanding the resignation of the environment minister at the center of the country's trash crisis.... 9/3/2015 3:50 PM

Iran Parliament speaker expects heated debate on nuke deal
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Iran's Parliament speaker says he expects a heated debate among Iranian lawmakers before they vote on the nuclear deal between his country and six world powers in about a month.... 9/3/2015 3:50 PM

French investigators confirm wing part is from Flight 370
PARIS (AP) -- French investigators have formally identified a washed-up piece of airplane debris found in July on a remote island in the Indian Ocean as part of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777 that disappeared more than a year ago with 239 people aboard.... 9/3/2015 3:44 PM

Uganda: 12 soldiers killed in Somalia attack
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- The flag-draped coffins of Ugandan soldiers killed in an attack by Islamic extremists on an African Union base in Somalia were offloaded from a cargo plane in Uganda on Thursday as troops stood at attention. A military official said 12 Ugandan soldiers had been killed.... 9/3/2015 3:41 PM

Egypt sentences 2 women to 6 months for racy music videos
CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian court has sentenced two women to six months in prison with labor for "inciting debauchery" in racy music videos.... 9/3/2015 3:38 PM

UN to vote on lifting some secrecy around choosing top job
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. General Assembly is expected to vote next week on an effort to remove some secrecy around selecting the U.N. secretary-general.... 9/3/2015 3:38 PM

Q&A: What to look for with Guatemala's embattled president
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- President Otto Perez Molina has resigned amid a corruption scandal after a judge issued an order to detain him in the case.... 9/3/2015 3:32 PM

At Venice fest, 'Spotlight' exposes sex abuse by priests
VENICE, Italy (AP) -- Thomas McCarthy wants Pope Francis to go to the movies.... 9/3/2015 3:31 PM

Father of drowned Syrian boys: Overloaded boat flipped
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- The father of a 3-year-old Syrian boy photographed lying dead on a Turkish beach has described how their overloaded boat flipped over in the sea and he quickly realized his two sons and his wife had drowned.... 9/3/2015 3:16 PM

Iraq: Separate bomb attacks kill 11 in and around Baghdad
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Officials say a wave of attacks in and around Baghdad has killed at least 11 civilians and wounded 28.... 9/3/2015 3:14 PM

Hungary blasts EU on migration amid chaos at train station
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Hungary's leader railed Thursday at Germany and EU leaders for lacking urgency in dealing with Europe's migrant crisis as chaos reigned back home, where migrants by the thousands surged into Budapest's main train station after police ended their two-day blockade of its entrance.... 9/3/2015 3:13 PM

Ebola transmissions over in Liberia, enters 90-day watch
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- The World Health Organization declared Liberia Ebola-free for a second time on Thursday after the country hardest hit by the deadly virus saw a brief resurgence of cases not long after the first time it thought the disease was gone for good.... 9/3/2015 3:12 PM

Young nurse asked to adopt newborn after mom dies of Ebola
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- The 19-year-old mother clutched her newborn son as she arrived at the Ebola holding center. The child's father was gone, and she had no family to help her. She knew she was dying.... 9/3/2015 3:04 PM

Correction: Mozambique-Facebook Defamation story
MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) -- In a story Aug. 31 about a defamation trial in Mozambique, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the defendants were found guilty. No verdict was passed by the judge, who said the verdict and sentence will be issued on Sept. 16. AP also erroneously reported that three were on trial. Only two were on trial.... 9/3/2015 2:52 PM



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