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  • Turkish Kurds may become kingmakers as Kobani mobilizes voters

    ANKARA, Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's plans to rewrite Turkey's constitution to give himself more power may depend on a Kurdish minority emboldened by military victory in Kobani. The successful battle to prevent Islamic State overrunning the...
  • Macedonia government accused of election fraud

    Macedonia's opposition leader has released audio recordings allegedly showing conservative government officials discussing ways to manipulate voting registration records and pressure voters to back them in last year's general elections. Social Democrat...
  • Thai court sentences 'Red Shirts' to jail for 2009 rioting

    A Thai court has sentenced 15 members of the "Red Shirt" political movement to four years in prison for inciting rioting that disrupted an important regional conference in 2009, a lawyer said. The sentencing by a court in Pattaya on Thursday is the...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EST

    Officials: Justice Dept. finds patterns of racial bias in Ferguson police, court and jail A Justice Department investigation found sweeping patterns of racial bias within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department, with officers routinely discriminating...
  • Netanyahu assails Iran deal, touts US-Israel ties

    Seeking to lower tensions, Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. officials cast their dispute over Iran as a family squabble on Monday, even as the Israeli leader claimed President Barack Obama did not — and could not — fully understand his nation's...
  • U.S. needs leaders like Netanyahu

    Watching the speech delivered Tuesday by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Congress should remind us what real leadership looks like. It isn't necessary to agree with everything he said to know you were seeing an experienced leader with...
  • Netanyahu assails Iran talks, tries to ease tensions with Obama

    Netanyahu assails Iran talks, tries to ease tensions with Obama
    Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. officials cast their dispute over Iran as a family squabble on Monday, but the Israeli leader still claimed that President Barack Obama doesn't understand his nation's vital security concerns. "American leaders worry about...
  • Despite spat with US, Israeli leader fighting Iran nuke deal

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu heads to Washington next week on a last-gasp effort to seal what he hopes will become his signature achievement: preventing Iran from attaining a nuclear weapon. But the centerpiece of the visit, a much-hyped...
  • Sikh group sues Bollywood actor in U.S. court over '84 India massacre

    Sikh group sues Bollywood actor in U.S. court over '84 India massacre
    Amitabh Bachchan is hardly a household name in the U.S., but in his native India, he is a megastar. He has appeared in more than 150 Bollywood films and served as a longtime host of the country's wildly popular version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"...
  • Rubio presses diplomats to demand human rights in Cuba

    Rubio presses diplomats to demand human rights in Cuba
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio extracted commitments from U.S. diplomats on Tuesday to demand full access to dissidents and human-rights advocates in Cuba before establishing normal relations with the Castro regime. "I can't imagine that we...
  • Thai ex-premier Yingluck impeached, faces criminal charges

    Thailand's military-appointed legislature on Friday voted to impeach former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for her role in overseeing a government rice subsidy program that lost billions of dollars, a move that could further polarize a divided...