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TILOS, Greece (AP) — When the blades of its 800-kilowatt wind turbine start turning, the small Greek island of Tilos will become the first in the Mediterranean to run exclusively on wind and solar power. The sea horse-shaped Greek island between Rhodes and Kos has a winter...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Lee Soo-nam was 8 the last time he saw his older brother. Sixty-eight years ago this month the boy watched, bewildered, as his 18-year-old brother left their home in Seoul to escape invading North Korean soldiers who were conscripting young men just...
MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — More than 2 million Muslims began the annual hajj pilgrimage Sunday in Saudi Arabia, circling the cube-shaped Kaaba from first light in Mecca that Islam's faithful face five times each day during their prayers. The five-day hajj pilgrimage represents...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Lee Soo-nam was 8 the last time he saw his older brother. Sixty-eight years ago this month the boy watched, bewildered, as his 19-year-old brother left their home in Seoul to escape invading North Korean soldiers who were conscripting young men just...
GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the death of former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Tributes from global leaders continue for Kofi Annan, the first black African U.N. secretary-general who died early Saturday at age 80 after strengthening the world...
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Kofi Annan left the United Nations far more committed than it had been to combating poverty, promoting equality and fighting for human rights — and until his death Saturday he was speaking out about the turbulent world he saw moving from nations working...
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Kofi Annan left the United Nations far more committed to combating poverty and fighting for human rights. And until his death Saturday, he was speaking out about the turbulent world he saw moving from nations working together to solve problems, to growing...
LONDON (AP) — A driver whose car collided with several people before crashing outside Britain's Parliament has been charged with attempted murder. Police say 29-year-old Salih Khater was charged Saturday with trying to kill police officers and members of the public. Three people...
GENEVA (AP) — Reactions to the death of Kofi Annan, the first black African to become U.N. secretary-general and a Nobel Peace Prize winner who died early Saturday at age 80 after a short illness: ___ "In a world now filled with leaders who are anything but that, our loss, the...