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An Afghan family, who escaped from the volatile city of Ghazni, pose for a photograph in Maidan Shar, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Afghan Defense Minister Gen. Tareq Shah Bahrami said Monday that about 100 policemen and soldiers as well as 20 civilians have been killed in past four days of battle in the eastern capital of Ghazni. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Taliban overrun Afghan army base, kill 17 troopsTaliban overrun army base in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 17 troops, even as fighting still underway in Ghazni
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
Police patrol on Millbank, in central London, after a car crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament, in London,  Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. London police say that a car has crashed into barriers outside the Houses of Parliament and that there are a number of injured. (Sam Lister/PA via AP)
Pedestrians injured in crash outside parliament in LondonLondon police say that a car has crashed into barriers outside the Houses of Parliament and that there are a number of injured
The Associated Press48 minutes ago
German economy defies trade gloom with strong growthOfficial data show that the German economy grew by 0.5 percent in the second quarter compared with the previous three-month period, accelerating slightly
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
Swedish PM voices anger after burning of dozens of carsSwedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven lashes out at those who set fire to dozens of cars in southwest Sweden, asking them 'what the heck are you doing?'
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Pro-China protesters shout slogans against pro-independence activist Andy Chan as he delivers a controversial speech at Foreign Correspondents Club, Hong Kong, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, despite China's Foreign Ministry's request to cancel the talk. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Activist compares Beijing's rule in Hong Kong to colonialismA Hong Kong independence activist decried Beijing's rule as modern-day colonialism in a speech to a foreign journalists' association that defied the Chinese government's demand to cancel the event
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Car Slams Into Barriers Outside British ParliamentA car slammed into barriers outside Britain's Houses of Parliament Tuesday morning, injuring several people, police in London say. It's not clear whether the incident was an accident or terror-related. The Guardian reports that a man was arrested at the scene and streets in the area have been cordoned off....
Newser1 hour ago
Uganda opposition figure detained after his driver is slainAn official says a prominent opposition figure has been detained following violent clashes Monday night that allegedly started when the president's motorcade was pelted with stones
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Indonesia woman irked by mosque noise on trial for blasphemyIndonesian prosecutors have sought an 18-month prison term for a woman who was charged with blasphemy after she complained about the volume of a mosque's loudspeakers
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Afghan police officers search a vehicle at a checkpoint on the Ghazni highway, in Maidan Shar, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Afghan Defense Minister Gen. Tareq Shah Bahrami said Monday that about 100 policemen and soldiers as well as 20 civilians have been killed in past four days of battle in the eastern capital of Ghazni. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
The Latest: Taliban storm Afghan army base, kill 17 troopsThe Latest: Afghan spokesman says Taliban have overrun a military base in country's north, killing 17 troops
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Beijing: Anti-China forces are criticizing Uighur crackdownChina is blaming "anti-China forces" for the growing criticism of Beijing's policies in a far western region where large groups of ethnic Uighurs are being detained in internment camps
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Abuse victim Peter Gogarty speaks to media after former Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson attended Local Court, in Newcastle, Australia, after a post-sentence decision, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. The most senior Roman Catholic cleric convicted of covering up child sex abuse has been ordered by an Australian court to serve his 1-year sentence in home detention rather than jail. (Darren Pateman/AAP Image via AP)
Australia archbishop gets house detention for abuse cover-upThe most senior Roman Catholic cleric convicted of covering up child sex abuse has been ordered by an Australian court to serve his 1-year sentence in home detention rather than jail
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this June 21, 2018, file photo, China's President Xi Jinping waits for the arrival of Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill prior to a meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing. Just months after clearing the way to rule in perpetuity president and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is best by a wave of economic, foreign policy and domestic political challenges. (Fred Dufour/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Now with power to long rule China, Xi beset by challengesJust months after clearing the way to rule in perpetuity, China's president and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is beset by economic, foreign policy and domestic political challenges
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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