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Doctors at Ebola epicenter in Congo threaten strike

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:01am

Doctors at the epicenter of Congo's Ebola crisis are threatening to go on strike indefinitely if health workers are attacked again.

French court Oks ending treatment of man in vegetative state

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 8:20am

France's highest administrative court has ruled that doctors can stop feeding and hydrating a man who is hospitalized in a vegetative state despite his parents' objections.

German woman, parents-in-law indicted for aiding IS

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 7:54am

German prosecutors say they've indicted a 21-year-old woman on suspicion of membership in the Islamic State group and of keeping three Yazidis as slaves in Syria.

Kenyan court finds UK man guilty of possessing explosives

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 7:53am

A Kenyan court has found British national Jermaine Grant guilty of possessing bomb-making materials.

UN: No screen time for babies; only 1 hour for kids under 5

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 7:44am

The World Health Organization has issued its first-ever guidance for how much screen time that children under five should get: not very much.

Ugandan opposition figure Bobi Wine detained in his house

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 7:44am

A lawyer for Ugandan pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine says the singer has been detained in his house on the outskirts of the capital, Kampala.

The Latest: Russian official calls for Libya cease-fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 7:13am

The Latest on developments in Libya, where armed groups are battling for control of the capital, Tripoli (all times local):

Report: Emirati woman wakes up from coma after 27 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 7:03am

The story of a woman in the United Arab Emirates who woke up from a 27-year-long coma has grabbed international headlines.

UN rights chief condemns 'shocking' Saudi mass executions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 7:02am

The U.N.'s human rights chief is calling Saudi Arabia's mass execution of 37 men, including three who were sentenced as minors, "shocking" and "abhorrent."

Vienna-based advocacy group honors Pakistani journalist

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 7:01am

A Vienna-based advocacy group has honored a Pakistani journalist known for his critical reporting on the country's powerful military establishment.

Russia offers Ukrainians in conflict zones quick citizenship

Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 6:46am

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signed a decree to expedite applications for Russian citizenship by Ukrainians living in separatist-held areas, a move that could shatter hopes for peace in the region following the election of a new Ukrainian president.

Sri Lanka asks for resignations of top security officials

Krishan Francis, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 6:44am

Sri Lanka's president has asked for the resignations of the defense secretary and national police chief, a dramatic internal shake-up after security forces shrugged off intelligence reports warning of possible attacks before Easter bombings that killed over 350 people, the president's office said Wednesday.

Yemeni officials say 5,000 migrants detained in Aden

Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 6:15am

Yemeni security officials say police have detained at least 5,000 migrants over the last 10 days who were attempting to cross to Saudi Arabia.

With limos and private train, Kim Jong Un travels in style

Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:49am

It's a short hop from Pyongyang to Vladivostok by plane. There's even a semi-regular flight.

Philippine president threatens to return garbage to Canada

Jim Gomez, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:31am

The Philippine president has threatened to ship containers of garbage back to Canada and dump some at the country's embassy in Manila if Canadian officials don't take back waste that Filipino officials say was illegally shipped to Manila years ago.

Man pleads guilty to murdering 5 family members in Australia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:18am

A 25-year-old man pleaded guilty in an Australian court on Wednesday to murdering his three children, wife and mother-in-law in the west coast city of Perth last year.

Rights group denounces 'unfree and unfair' Egyptian vote

Samy Magdy, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:15am

The referendum approved by Egyptian voters that allows President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to extend his rule to 2030 was held in an "unfair and unfree" environment and has "no pretense to legitimacy," an international rights group said.

Sri Lanka says president asked for resignations of defense secretary and national police chief after Easter bombings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:00am

Sri Lanka says president asked for resignations of defense secretary and national police chief after Easter bombings.

Cyprus murders: Police search mineshaft for missing girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:43am

Cypriot authorities say they are using a remote-controlled camera to search a flooded mineshaft where the bodies of two murdered women were found this month.