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8 troops killed in suspected rebel attack in north Paraguay

August 27, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Members of the Paraguayan Army patrol near where suspected members of a little-known rebel group killed eight soldiers in Arroyito town, in northern Paraguay, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. Authorities suspect the attack was carried out by the Paraguayan People’s Army. (AP Photo/Aldo Rojas) ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — Suspected members of a little-known...

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The Latest: Activists say Syrian planes bomb city of Homs

August 27, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Turkish troops head to the Syrian border, in Karkamis, Turkey, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. Turkey on Wednesday sent tanks across the border to help Syrian rebels retake the key Islamic State-held town of Jarablus and to contain the expansion of Syria’s...

Colombian rebels announce final conference of peace talks

August 27, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Aug. 12, 2016 photo, rebels of the 48th Front of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia walk on a makeshift footbridge in the southern jungles of Putumayo, Colombia. With the peace accords about to signed between the FARC and the government, gone...

Kerry: ‘Clarity’ achieved with Russia on Syria truce steps

August 26, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, right, walk to their seats prior to a bilateral meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. The U.S. and Russia renewed efforts to secure a military and...

Photograph of separated elderly Canada couple gets attention

August 26, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 photo provided by Ashley Bartyik, her grandparents Wolfram and Anita Gottschalk of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, cry as they say goodbye near the end of a visit with each other in Wolfram’s elderly care home in Surrey....

UN renews commitment to help implement Colombia cease-fire

August 26, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Friday warmly welcomed the final peace agreement between the Colombian government and leftist rebels and reiterated its commitment to help implement and verify the cease-fire. The council said in a...

UN agency: No confirmed Zika cases linked to Rio Olympics

August 25, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. health agency says reports from national authorities indicate no confirmed laboratory cases of the Zika virus in anyone associated with the Rio Olympics. The World Health Organization announced the findings Thursday in its weekly...

Aftershocks rattle Italian quake zone; toll rises to 250

August 25, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Rescuers make their way through destroyed houses following Wednesday’s earthquake in Pescara Del Tronto, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Rescue crews raced against time Thursday looking for survivors from the earthquake that leveled three towns in...

Police: 3 dead, 1 hurt in Toronto, crossbow found nearby

August 25, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Police stand in front of a house in Scarborough, Ont., on Thursday, Aug. 25 , 2016, after three people were killed in a crossbow incident. Constable David Hopkinson said all three victims had what appeared to be crossbow wounds and a crossbow was found on the...

Powerful earthquake shakes central Myanmar

August 24, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

This photo provided by Soe Thura Lwin shows a damaged temple in Bagan, Myanmar, on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. A powerful earthquake measuring a magnitude 6.8 shook central Myanmar on Wednesday, damaging scores of ancient Buddhist pagodas in Bagan, a major...