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Muslim voters attacked as Sri Lanka votes for president

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - Polls closed Saturday evening after a day of voting for Sri Lanka’s next president, an election marred by shots...

Sri Lankan journalists fear situation may worsen after vote

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - Forced to flee their country a decade ago to escape allegedly state-sponsored killer squads, Sri Lankan journalists living in...

Sri Lankan journalists fear situation may worsen after polls

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - Forced to flee their country a decade ago to escape allegedly state-sponsored killer squads, Sri Lankan journalists living in...

Israeli airstrike kills Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza home

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - A pair of Israeli airstrikes targeted senior Islamic Jihad commanders in Gaza and in Syria early on Tuesday,...

Israeli airstrike kills Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza home

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - A pair of Israeli airstrikes targeted senior Islamic Jihad commanders in Gaza and in Syria early on Tuesday,...

US troops at Syria base say they’ll keep pressure on IS

A BASE IN EASTERN SYRIA (AP) - At a base in eastern Syria, a senior U.S. coalition commander said Monday that American troops who...

Hopes of young Lebanese to escape sectarianism put to test

BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanon's protests are bringing out people from across the country's spectrum of faiths and communities trying to throw out the entire...

South Sudan rival leaders meet in Uganda for peace talks

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar have begun meeting in Uganda Thursday to try to salvage...

French company sees some charges quashed over Syria case

PARIS (AP) - A French court on Thursday quashed charges of "complicity in crimes against humanity" pressed against French cement company Lafarge, but says...

Joint Turkish and Russian patrols begin in Syrian region

SEVIMLI, Turkey (AP) - Turkey and Russia launched joint patrols Friday in northeastern Syria, under a deal that halted a Turkish offensive against Syrian...