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Sierra Leone: Officials confirm new Ebola death
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- Health officials in Sierra Leone say tests on the body of a 67-year-old woman who died recently have tested positive for Ebola.... 8/30/2015 4:10 PM

Egypt summons British ambassador over Al-Jazeera comments
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's Foreign Ministry summoned the British ambassador in Cairo on Sunday to protest comments he made after a judge sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years prison each for reporting "false news."... 8/30/2015 4:06 PM

Hungary detains 5th suspect in truck deaths of 71 in Austria
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- A fifth man suspected of being involved in the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in neighboring Austria has been detained, Hungarian police said Sunday.... 8/30/2015 4:01 PM

Suu Kyi tells voters to ignore intimidation in Nov. election
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) -- Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi told voters Sunday to ignore intimidation and to cast their ballots without fear in the upcoming general election.... 8/30/2015 3:53 PM

Malaysian PM pours scorn on huge rally demanding he quit
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Embattled Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak poured scorn Sunday on a huge two-day rally that brought together tens of thousands of yellow-shirted protesters demanding his resignation over a financial scandal.... 8/30/2015 3:52 PM

IS fighters try to push into new district in Syrian capital
BEIRUT (AP) -- Islamic State fighters on Sunday pushed into a large district in southern Damascus, clashing with rival militants just a few kilometers from the center of the Syrian capital, the extremist group and Syrian activists said.... 8/30/2015 3:42 PM

Pakistan officials: US envoy discusses Afghan peace efforts
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Pakistani officials say visiting U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice has discussed efforts to revive Afghan peace talks.... 8/30/2015 3:41 PM

Germany, France, Britain press for EU action on migrants
BERLIN (AP) -- The top security officials of Germany, France and Britain are pressing for better processing of migrants arriving in southern Europe and for a European Union-wide list of countries considered safe.... 8/30/2015 3:21 PM

Spanish mayor denies his town destroyed Stone Age tomb
MADRID (AP) -- The mayor of a village in northwestern Spain denies his town council destroyed a heritage-protected Stone Age monument to replace it with a picnic table.... 8/30/2015 3:15 PM

Italy's Eni finds 'supergiant' natural gas field off Egypt
ROME (AP) -- The Italian energy company Eni SpA announced Sunday it has discovered a "supergiant" natural gas field off Egypt, describing it as the "largest-ever" found in the Mediterranean Sea.... 8/30/2015 3:13 PM

Fire at Saudi oil company residence kills 11
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A large fire broke out Sunday in the basement of a sprawling residential complex in Saudi Arabia's oil-rich east, killing at least 11 people and injuring more than 200, officials in the kingdom said.... 8/30/2015 3:06 PM

Israel has failed to reform Jewish radicals, critics charge
SHIR HADASH OUTPOST, West Bank (AP) -- The Israeli government initiative has a soothing biblical name, the Hebrew Shepherd, and a serious aim: to keep ultranationalist Jewish settler youths from turning to violence and attacking Palestinians and their property.... 8/30/2015 2:56 PM

Video shows Palestinian women, Israeli soldier scuffling
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A video showing an Israeli soldier scuffling with Palestinian women and youth at a West Bank protest has been viewed more than 2 million times on Facebook, shining a light on Israeli military policies in the territory.... 8/30/2015 2:43 PM

Plane crashes at Austrian air show, fatally injuring pilot
VIENNA (AP) -- Authorities say a small plane has crashed at an air show in southern Austria, fatally injuring the pilot.... 8/30/2015 2:37 PM

Hundreds of Russians protest destruction of demon sculpture
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) -- About 500 people have held a protest in Russia's second-largest city over the destruction of a century-old bas-relief of the demon Mephistopheles.... 8/30/2015 2:18 PM

South Sudan rebels: Clashes continue after cease-fire
JUBA , South Sudan (AP) -- Government troops on Sunday attacked a village in South Sudan's volatile Unity state on the first day of a cease-fire that both sides have pledged to implement, according to a rebel-appointed official in the state.... 8/30/2015 1:57 PM

AP NewsAlert
ROME (AP) -- Italian energy giant Eni says it's found the largest-ever gas field in Mediterranean off Egypt.... 8/30/2015 1:26 PM

Poland's mixed feelings over memorial to rescuers of Jews
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- As a Catholic Pole, Elka shouldn't even have been in the ghetto of Czestochowa, in southern Poland. But the nanny was so devoted to the 12-year-old Jewish boy she had raised since infancy that she refused to leave. She ended up being sent to the Treblinka death camp - where she was murdered with the Jews.... 8/30/2015 12:58 PM

Gunmen attack a southwestern Pakistani airport, killing 2
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) -- Gunmen attacked a small airport in restive southwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing two officials, authorities said.... 8/30/2015 12:19 PM

Letter from Hungary: Migrants seek EU's field of dreams
ROSZKE, Hungary (AP) -- On the edge of a Hungarian cornfield, the beam from a car's headlights reflects in their eyes: Europe's newest residents, catching their breath, fresh from evading border police.... 8/30/2015 11:55 AM



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