Indonesia volcano forces mass evacuation, shuts Bali airport

BC-AS–Indonesia-Bali Volcano,7th Ld-Writethru Nov 27, 2017 7:07AM (GMT 13:07) – 872 words By FIRDIA LISNAWATI and STEPHEN WRIGHT ,  Associated Press Eds: Updates with comment from Chinese tour group, villager affected by ash. Edits first paragraph. With AP Photos. KARANGASEM, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities ordered 100,000 people to flee Monday from an erupting volcano […]

Militants attack Egyptian mosque, kill at least 235 people

BC-ML–Egypt,1st Ld-Writethru Nov 24, 2017 11:26PM (GMT 05:26) – 1170 words By BRIAN ROHAN and SAMY MAGDY ,  Associated Press Eds: With AP Photos. CAIRO (AP) — In the deadliest-ever attack by Islamic extremists in Egypt, militants assaulted a crowded mosque during prayers, blasting helpless worshippers with gunfire and rocket-propelled grenades and blocking their escape […]

Hundreds killed in Egypt mosque attack – CNN

CNN Hundreds killed in Egypt mosque attackCNNIf you have photos or video from the attack, you can share them with CNN via WhatsApp at +1 347 322 0415. Please do not put yourself in danger. (CNN) At least 235 people were killed and another 109 injured in an attack on a mosque in Egypt's North […]

For North Korean soldier’s recovery, South Koreans are pinning their hopes on this doctor – Washington Post

Washington Post For North Korean soldier's recovery, South Koreans are pinning their hopes on this doctorWashington PostTOKYO — No medical drama is complete without a bold yet sensitive heartthrob doctor in a leading role. The incredible tale of a North Korean soldier's escape across the Demilitarized Zone last week is no exception. The McDreamy in […]

Nigeria police say at least 50 killed in mosque bombing

AP-AF-Nigeria-Boko-Haram Nov 21, 2017 7:16AM (GMT 13:16) – 225 words By SAM OLUKOYA ,  Associated Press Eds: Links photos. Minor edits. AP map. With The Latest. With AP Photos. LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A teenage suicide bomber attacked as worshippers gathered for morning prayers at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, […]

Kenya Court Upholds President’s Election Win – New York Times

New York Times Kenya Court Upholds President's Election WinNew York TimesNAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday dismissed two petitions seeking to overturn last month's presidential vote, paving the way for the inauguration of President Uhuru Kenyatta for a second term. The unanimous decision is the latest — and …Kenya top court upholds Kenyatta's […]

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe passes deadline to resign; now impeachment

BC-AF–Zimbabwe-Political Turmoil,6th Ld-Writethru Nov 20, 2017 7:07AM (GMT 13:07) – 708 words By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and FARAI MUTSAKA ,  Associated Press Eds: Links new photos. With AP Photos. With BC-AF–Zimbabwe-Political Turmoil-The Latest. With With BC-AF–Zimbabwe-Political Turmoil-Timeline. HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Longtime President Robert Mugabe ignored a midday deadline set by the ruling party to step […]

Zimbabweans say Mugabe must quit now, but more talks planned

BC-AF–Zimbabwe-Political Turmoil,8th Ld-Writethru Nov 18, 2017 8:55PM (GMT 02:55) – 806 words By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and FARAI MUTSAKA ,  Associated Press Eds: Updates summary. With AP Photos. With BC-AF–Zimbabwe-Political Turmoil-The Latest. With With BC-AF–Zimbabwe-Political Turmoil-What We Know. HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Giddy with joy and finally free to speak out, vast throngs of demonstrators turned […]

Surgery Reveals North Korean Defector Is Riddled With Parasitic Worms – New York Times

New York Times Surgery Reveals North Korean Defector Is Riddled With Parasitic WormsNew York TimesSEOUL, South Korea — A North Korean soldier's bold attempt to defect by crossing the heavily guarded border with South Korea galvanized attention this week. But perhaps more surprising was the disclosure by surgeons struggling to save his life of what …North […]