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Greece to help 'hundreds' of Chinese leave Libya

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- With the violence in Libya escalating to its worst level since the 2011 ouster of dictator Moammar Gadhafi, governments from around the world are scrambling to evacuate their citizens from the country, many seeking help from nearby Greece....

AP Analysis: Putin cornered over Ukraine

MOSCOW (AP) -- For Russian President Vladimir Putin, there are few options left in the Ukraine crisis and they all look bad....

China says pro-government imam murdered in NW

BEIJING (AP) -- China said Thursday that a leading pro-government Muslim cleric in the volatile northwestern territory of Xinjiang was murdered, and police killed two suspects and captured another....

AP Photos: Beating heat on Pyongyang's Moran Hill

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Along with its towering monuments to socialism, bronze statues of its leaders and sprawling plazas for mass political gatherings and military parades, North Korea's showcase capital is a city of parks....

Palestinians mull war crime charges against Israel

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is seeking written pledges of support from all political factions, including rival Hamas, before making any attempt to press for possible war crimes charges against Israel, senior officials said Thursday....

Malaysian prime minister in Netherlands

AMSTERDAM (AP) -- Malaysia's prime minister has arrived in the Netherlands ahead of a meeting with his Dutch counterpart to discuss plans for repatriating remains of Malaysian victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, and continuing problems accessing the crash site in eastern Ukraine....

Fast food ambitions in China hurt by safety scares

BEIJING (AP) -- Already China's biggest restaurant operator with 4,600 outlets, KFC is pursuing Chinese consumers so avidly it opens two more every day....

Stocks fall in Argentina as country enters default

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Stocks fell sharply in Argentina on Thursday as the country defaulted on its bills for the second time in 13 years, raising fears the move could diminish foreign reserves, stoke inflation and drive the economy deeper into recession....

Hospital: 33 dead after Guinea concert stampede

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) -- Hundreds of people leaving a late-night rap concert on a beach in Guinea rushed to leave through a single exit, creating a stampede that killed at least 33 people, officials said Wednesday....

Hospital: 33 dead after Guinea concert stampede

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) -- Hundreds of people leaving a late-night rap concert on a beach in Guinea rushed to leave through a single exit, creating a stampede that killed at least 33 people, officials said Wednesday....