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Palestinian diplomat accuses Israel of apartheid and asks UN court to declare its occupation illegal

Feb. 19, 2024 10:45 AM EST

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Palestinian foreign minister on Monday accused Israel of apartheid and urged the United Nations' top court to declare that Israel’s occupation of lands sought for a Palestinian state is illegal and must end immediately and unconditionally for any hope for a...

Philippine troops clash with Muslim militants in a gunbattle that has left at least eight dead

Feb. 19, 2024 09:42 AM EST

CAGAYAN DE ORO, Philippines (AP) — Philippine troops clashed with Muslim militants in a gunbattle that left at least six soldiers and two rebels dead in a fog-shrouded hinterland in the south, military officials said Monday. Military chief Gen. Romeo Brawner Jr. said four other...

EU launches mission to protect ships in Red Sea from Houthis. It won't partake in military strikes

Feb. 19, 2024 07:40 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has launched Monday a naval mission to help protect cargo ships in the Red Sea as attacks by Houthi rebels in Yemen continue to threaten maritime traffic, hamper trade and drive up prices. Dubbed Aspides, Greek for “shield,” the mission will...

Man charged with beheading father carried photos of federal buildings, bomb plans, DA says

Feb. 15, 2024 17:14 PM EST

The suburban Philadelphia man charged with decapitating his father and posting a video online in which he held up the severed head had a device with photos of federal buildings and apparent instructions for making explosives when he was arrested, authorities said Thursday. Justin...

Norwegian mass killer loses second attempt to sue the state for alleged breach of his human rights

Feb. 15, 2024 12:09 PM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian far-right extremist Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in a bombing and shooting rampage in 2011, on Thursday lost his second attempt to sue the state for what he claimed was a breach of his human rights. Breivik, who changed his name...

Court uphold life sentences for Atlanta Olympics and abortion clinic bomber

Feb. 13, 2024 18:38 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A man sentenced to life imprisonment for fatal bombings at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics and an Alabama abortion clinic will not get a chance at a new sentence, an appeals court ruled Monday. A three-judge of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel...

Ex-Pakistani PM Sharif strikes confident note in vote marred by controversy, mobile phone shutdown

Feb. 08, 2024 16:16 PM EST

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif expressed confidence his party would win national elections Thursday, a vote that has been marred by violence and controversy, especially a nationwide mobile phone shutdown and the imprisonment of a popular contender. ...

A sniper killed a Florida bank robber as he held a knife to a hostage's throat

Feb. 07, 2024 16:47 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — As officers tried to get a would-be bank robber in Florida to surrender, the man decided instead to take two hostages. Then he put one of them in a headlock and held a knife to her throat — and that's when a sheriff's sniper ended it. The 36-year-old...

Bombings at Pakistani political offices kill at least 30 a day before parliamentary elections

Feb. 07, 2024 14:34 PM EST

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Bombs ripped through two separate political offices in southwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, killing at least 30 people, officials said, a day before the country was set to elect a new parliament. The attacks in Baluchistan province — home to a low-level...

A bombing at an independent candidate's election office kills 10 people in southwest Pakistan the day before elections

Feb. 07, 2024 03:22 AM EST
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A bombing at an independent candidate's election office kills 10 people in southwest Pakistan the day before elections.