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CCTV video may show missing British girls in Istanbul
ISTANBUL (AP) -- A Turkish television station says it has obtained video showing three missing British teenagers at an Istanbul bus terminal before they boarded a bus to a city near Turkey's border with Syria.... 3/1/2015 2:35 PM

Crowd kills girl suspected to be suicide bomber in Nigeria
BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) -- A crowd beat to death a teenage girl accused of planning to be a suicide bomber and then set her body ablaze Sunday, according to police and witnesses at a northeastern Nigerian market.... 3/1/2015 2:27 PM

Palestinian activist: boycott of Israeli products begins
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- Most West Bank shops no longer carry the products of six major Israeli food companies, as a boycott triggered by rising Israeli-Palestinian tensions is taking hold, a boycott leader said Sunday.... 3/1/2015 2:15 PM

Thousands march in Russia to mourn Putin critic Nemtsov
MOSCOW (AP) -- Carrying flowers, portraits and signs that said "I am not afraid," thousands of Russians marched Sunday in Moscow to mourn opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, whose slaying on the streets of the capital has shaken Russia's beleaguered opposition.... 3/1/2015 2:07 PM

Spain's PM denies Greek counterpart's "overthrow" claim
MADRID (AP) -- Spain's prime minister has responded angrily to his Greek counterpart's claim that Spain and Portugal have formed "an axis of forces" trying to overthrow Greece's government.... 3/1/2015 1:59 PM

Estonians vote in parliamentary election amid security fears
TALLINN, Estonia (AP) -- Estonians were voting Sunday for a new parliament in an election dominated by economic issues and security concerns due to Russia's actions in Ukraine.... 3/1/2015 1:43 PM

First Iranian flight arrives in rebel-held capital of Yemen
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- The first direct flight from Iran to Yemen's capital arrived on Sunday, as the Shiite rebels holding Sanaa formalize ties with the regional Shiite powerhouse.... 3/1/2015 1:39 PM

Afghan avalanches, flooding death toll rises to near 250
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An Afghan provincial official says that the death toll from a massive avalanche in a mountainous valley near the capital Kabul rose to 198 as bulldozers and other machinery began clearing roads and rescue teams were able to reach remote villages that have been cut off for almost a week.... 3/1/2015 1:32 PM

Sierra Leone's vice president in quarantine for Ebola
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- Sierra Leone's vice president has put himself in quarantine following the death from Ebola of one of his security guards.... 3/1/2015 1:25 PM

Egypt's president in Saudi Arabia for talks with new king
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi arrived Sunday to Saudi Arabia for his first bilateral policy meeting with the country's new king ahead of a conference aimed at shoring up financial support from wealthy Gulf states for Egypt's battered economy.... 3/1/2015 1:22 PM

Emails suggest 'Jihadi John' had suicidal thoughts
LONDON (AP) -- Newly published emails suggest the man who became known as "Jihadi John" had suicidal thoughts before leaving Britain for Syria.... 3/1/2015 1:14 PM

Israel's Netanyahu heads to Washington for Congress speech
BEN-GURION AIRPORT, Israel (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu headed to Washington on Sunday to press his case against an emerging deal on Iran's nuclear program in a contentious address to the U.S. Congress, which he said he is delivering out of concern for Israel's security.... 3/1/2015 1:04 PM

Widow of murdered spy blames Russian govt for new killing
LONDON (AP) -- The widow of murdered Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko thinks the Russian government may have been involved in the murder of leading opposition figure Boris Nemtsov.... 3/1/2015 12:35 PM

India's ruling party forms coalition government in Kashmir
SRINAGAR, India (AP) -- India's ruling Hindu nationalist party formed a coalition government in Kashmir on Sunday, marking the first time it will hold a leadership position in the disputed Muslim-majority region.... 3/1/2015 12:27 PM

Migrants flock to EU door along Serbia's border with Hungary
ALONG THE SERBIA-HUNGARY BORDER (AP) -- Exhausted, hungry and cold, they have been walking for miles. What little they have is carried in plastic bags. They camp in abandoned homes, followed by stray dogs hoping to snag a morsel.... 3/1/2015 12:27 PM

Pope to Venezuelans: work together for common good, dialogue
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis is urging Venezuelans to pull together for the common good of their nation after the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy during an anti-government protest.... 3/1/2015 12:13 PM

New plane tracking to be tested after Malaysia jet mystery
SYDNEY (AP) -- Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial of an enhanced method of tracking aircraft over remote oceans to allow planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday.... 3/1/2015 12:04 PM

Emirates refers case of mall stabbing suspect to top court
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The United Arab Emirates attorney general says the case of a woman accused of stabbing an American teacher to death in an Abu Dhabi mall restroom has been referred to the country's Federal Supreme Court, where she will face multiple charges, including for terrorism-related offenses.... 3/1/2015 11:49 AM

Myanmar captures rare white elephant in western jungles
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- Myanmar's forestry department has captured a rare white elephant in the jungles of the country's western Ayeyarwaddy region, an official said Sunday.... 3/1/2015 11:45 AM

Pope prays with thousands for kidnap victims in Syria, Iraq
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis has led tens of thousands of people in prayer in St. Peter's Square for Christians and others who have been kidnapped or are victims of other `'intolerable brutality" in Syria and Iraq.... 3/1/2015 11:40 AM



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