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Asian stocks lackluster as Japan, China data shows weakness

April 1, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 2, 2014 file photo, people pass a Wall Street subway stop, in New York’s Financial District. U.S. stocks moved lower in early trading Tuesday, March 31, 2015, erasing some gains from the day before. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets were lackluster Wednesday as China’s manufacturing...

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Buhari wins in Nigeria, defeating Goodluck Jonathan

April 1, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Supporters of opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari celebrate an anticipated win for their candidate, in Kano, Nigeria Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Nigeria’s aviation minister says President Goodluck Jonathan has called challenger Muhammadu Buhari to...

Officials: Iran nuke talks solving some issues, not others

March 30, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on Sunday, March 29, 2015. Netanyahu said he has “deep concern” over a pending nuclear deal the West appears close to signing with Israel’s arch-enemy...

Arab League unveils joint military force amid Yemen crisis

March 30, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

The Omani delegation, foreground, attends an Arab foreign ministers meeting in Sharm el-Sheikh, South Sinai, Egypt, Sunday, March 29, 2015. Arab League member states at a summit in this Red Sea resort have agreed to form a joint inter-Arab military...

Nigerians vote Sunday despite violence, technical hitches

March 30, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Security forces hold back protesters against the recent election in Port Harcourt , Nigeria, Sunday, March 29, 2015. Voting in Nigeria’s elections continued in certain areas on Sunday after technical problems prevented some people from casting their...

Boko Haram kills 41, prevents hundreds voting in Nigeria

March 29, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

People displaced by Islamist Militants attacks wait under the tree before casting their votes in one of the polling stations in Yola, Nigeria Saturday, March 28, 2015. Nigerians went to the polls Saturday in presidential elections which analysts say will be...

Yemen’s president calls Shiite rebels ‘puppets of Iran’

March 29, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Buildings at the Jabal al-Hadid military camp burn as smoke rises in Aden, Yemen, Saturday, March 28, 2015. Yemeni military officials said an explosion rocked the camp that houses a weapons depot and had been taken by security forces loyal to ousted leader...

US State Dept: Difficult work remains on Iran nuke talks

March 29, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius, rear left, waits on an elevator at an hotel in Lausanne Saturday, March 28, 2015. Negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program picked up pace on Saturday with the French and German foreign ministers joining U.S....

Sierra Leoneans to stay home in final push to stop Ebola

March 28, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

A usually busy street is deserted as Sierra Leone enters a three day country wide lockdown on movement of people due to the Ebola virus in the city of Freetown, Sierra Leone, Friday, March. 27, 2015. Sierra Leone’s 6 million people were told to stay...

Yemen weighs on Asian shares, Japan gains on stimulus hopes

March 27, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Oct. 2, 2015 file photo shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. U.S. stocks are edging lower in midday trading Thursday, March 26, 2015, extending the market’s losses to a fourth day. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)...