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  • Russia eyes piracy charges against Greenpeace protesters

    Russia eyes piracy charges against Greenpeace protesters
    MOSCOW -- Russia opened a criminal case Tuesday against Greenpeace activists, accusing them of piracy, a charge that could carry a prison term of five to 15 years, authorities said. Russian border troops seized a Greenpeace ice-breaker, the Arctic...
  • Terrorism ravaging Africa but can be defeated, France's Hollande says

    Terrorism ravaging Africa but can be defeated, France's Hollande says
    The Islamic militant siege of a shopping mall in the Kenyan capital that has left scores dead demonstrates the grip of terrorism on Africa and the need for international action to defeat it, French President Francois Hollande told the United Nations...
  • No handshake between Obama and Iran's leader, at least not this week

    No handshake between Obama and Iran's leader, at least not this week
    UNITED NATIONS -- President Obama’s offer of a personal “encounter” with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly was rebuffed, the White House said Tuesday. Iranian officials told the...
  • Russia accuses Greenpeace activists of piracy

    Russia accuses Greenpeace activists of piracy
    MOSCOW — Russia opened a criminal case Tuesday against Greenpeace activists, accusing them of piracy for attempting to stage a protest on an Arctic oil rig. A Greenpeace spokeswoman called the accusation "absurd." Russian border troops seized...
  • Vladimir Putin defends Russia's seizure of Greenpeace ship

    Vladimir Putin defends Russia's seizure of Greenpeace ship
    MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday defended last week's seizure of a Greenpeace ship but appeared to suggest that the 30 activists and crew taken into custody should not face charges of piracy. Russian coast guard troops seized the...
  • U.S. service member reported killed in Afghan 'insider attack'

    KABUL, Afghanistan  -- A U.S. service member was killed Thursday in Afghanistan’s eastern Paktia province when a man in an Afghan National Army uniform opened fire at a joint military training base, provincial officials said. The assailant was...
  • Kenya shaken by new attacks while mourning victims of the mall siege

    Kenya shaken by new attacks while mourning victims of the mall siege
    NAIROBI, Kenya -- As Kenyans grieved Thursday for the scores killed in an assault on a Nairobi shopping mall, reports of two more attacks in the north of the country underscored continuing security problems. Kenyan authorities blamed the latest...
  • Divers find suspected human remains from capsized Costa Concordia

    Divers find suspected human remains from capsized Costa Concordia
    Divers searching for the bodies of the last two people missing from the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship have found what are believed to be human remains, Italian officials said Thursday. DNA tests will be conducted to determine whether they are the...
  • International court accuses Kenyan journalist of witness tampering

    International court accuses Kenyan journalist of witness tampering
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The International Criminal Court at the Hague unsealed a warrant Wednesday for the arrest of a Kenyan journalist accused of trying to bribe witnesses in the cases against the nation's president and deputy president, charged...
  • Slaying of Greek rapper spurs crackdown on neo-fascist Golden Dawn

    A crackdown on Greece's neo-fascist Golden Dawn party, including the arrest of six lawmakers, has set off a frenzied debate about whether Athens authorities are persecuting political opponents. Condemnation of the racist and nationalist ideology of...
  • In 180-degree reversal, Berlusconi backs Italian premier

    In 180-degree reversal, Berlusconi backs Italian premier
    ROME -- Italy’s former prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, has made a last-minute U-turn on plans to bring down the Italian government, backing premier Enrico Letta in a crucial confidence vote after members of his own party threatened to desert him....