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Pakistani protesters attack TV stations, 1 killed

Aug 23 2016 - 12:05am || Comments

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani protesters attacked TV stations and clashed with police Monday in the southern city of Karachi, leaving one person dead and eight others wounded, including three media workers, officials said.

  • | Posted: May 24 2016 - 12:30am

    TOKYO — Two very different visions of the hell that is war are seared into the minds of World War II survivors on opposite sides of the Pacific.

  • | Posted: May 24 2016 - 12:30am

    TOKYO — Two very different visions of the hell that is war are seared into the minds of World War II survivors on opposite sides of the Pacific.

  • | Posted: May 24 2016 - 12:30am

    BAGHDAD — Iraq’s prime minister hailed “big successes” Monday by government troops after launching an offensive to retake Fallujah from Islamic State militants, but the operation promises to be one of the toughest challenges yet for the country’s struggling security forces.

  • | Posted: May 23 2016 - 12:30am

    TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel’s defense minister officially stepped down on Sunday, capping a tumultuous week of politics that is expected to result in the replacement of the former military chief with an inexperienced hard-liner in the sensitive post.

  • | Posted: May 22 2016 - 12:30am

    CAIRO — Leaked flight data showing trouble in the cockpit and smoke in a plane lavatory are bringing into focus the chaotic final moments of EgyptAir Flight 804, including a three-minute period before contact was lost as alarms on the Airbus 320 screeched one after another.

  • | Posted: May 21 2016 - 12:30am

    BAGHDAD — Iraqi security forces fired tear gas and gunshots in the air as hundreds of anti-government protesters stormed Baghdad’s heavily secured Green Zone on Friday. Several demonstrators, mostly supporters of powerful Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, were wounded as the crowd rushed the prime minister’s office and the parliament building.

  • | Posted: May 20 2016 - 12:30am

    CAIRO (AP) — An EgyptAir jetliner en route from Paris to Cairo with 66 people aboard veered wildly in flight and crashed in the Mediterranean Sea early Thursday, authorities said. Egyptian and Russian officials said it may have been brought down by terrorists.

  • | Posted: May 19 2016 - 12:30am

    QUITO, Ecuador — Two powerful earthquakes jolted Ecuador on Wednesday, causing one death and injuring dozens.

  • | Posted: May 19 2016 - 12:30am

    ELANGAPITIYA VILLAGE, Sri Lanka — Soldiers and police used sticks and bare hands Wednesday to dig through enormous piles of mud covering houses in three villages hit by massive landslides in central Sri Lanka, with hundreds of families reported missing.

  • | Posted: May 17 2016 - 12:30am

    MANILA, the Philippines — Presumptive president-elect of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte said Monday he will reimpose the death penalty, offer Cabinet posts to communist rebels, and move to amend the constitution to give more power to the provinces, in some of his first policy pronouncements since winning last week’s election based on an unofficial count.

  • | Posted: May 17 2016 - 12:30am

    VIENNA — In a move fraught with risk, the United States and other world powers said Monday they would supply Libya’s internationally recognized government with weapons to counter the Islamic State and other militant groups gaining footholds in the chaos-wracked country’s lawless regions.

  • | Posted: May 17 2016 - 12:30am

    VIENNA — In a move fraught with risk, the United States and other world powers said Monday they would supply Libya’s internationally recognized government with weapons to counter the Islamic State and other militant groups gaining footholds in the chaos-wracked country’s lawless regions.

  • | Posted: May 17 2016 - 12:30am

    CAESAREA, Israel — A chance discovery by two divers uncovered Israel’s biggest find of underwater Roman-era artifacts in three decades, archaeologists said Monday as the priceless objects were showcased for the first time.

  • | Posted: May 15 2016 - 12:30am

    BEIRUT (AP) — The Lebanese militant group Hezbollah said Saturday that the explosion in Damascus that killed its top militant commander was caused by insurgent shelling and vowed to continue fighting alongside the Syrian government until the rebels are defeated.

  • | Posted: May 15 2016 - 12:30am

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican civilian court has freed the last three soldiers accused of homicide in a 2014 incident in which at least a dozen suspects were allegedly executed after they surrendered.