Debate Night: Clinton, Trump set for high-stakes showdown
After months of tangling from afar, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will confront each other face-to-face for the first time in Monday night's presidential debate, laying out for voters their vastly different ...
Poachers target rare bird's "ivory" beak in Southeast AsiaJOHANNESBURG (AP) ? Some call it "ivory on wings," part of the bill of a critically endangered bird in Southeast Asia that is sought by poachers and carved into ornaments for illegal sale to Chinese buyers.
Italy warns Swiss over Swiss-first employment referendumROME (AP) ? Italian officials warned Monday that Switzerland could face consequences after voters in the border canton of Ticino approved a referendum calling on authorities to grant preference to Swiss workers over foreigners in employment.
Covering Syria through hunger and fear
For Karam al-Masri, AFP's reporter, photographer and videojournalist in rebel-held Aleppo, the past five years have been a series of tragedies: detention by the regime, and then the Islamic State group, the death of his parents in an air strike, the siege of his hometown, hunger and bombardment. My life since the beginning of the bombing in Aleppo has become about trying to stay alive.
Dubai airport plans more gates to handle double-decker A380DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) ? Dubai Airports is boosting the number of specialized facilities to handle Airbus A380 planes at the Middle East's busiest airport as hometown carrier Emirates grows its fleet of the double-decker aircraft.
Drugmaker Pfizer decides not to break up businessPfizer will not split into two publicly traded companies, a decision that, at least for now, ends Wall Street speculation over the drugmaker's future. The company believes it is best positioned to maximize ...
Hollande vows to dismantle Calais 'Jungle' camp by end of year
French President Francois Hollande said on a visit to Calais Monday that the sprawling "Jungle" migrant camp would be dismantled by the end of this year under a plan to spread asylum seekers around the country. "I have come to Calais to confirm the decision that I took with the government... to dismantle (the camp) definitively, entirely and rapidly.
Bosnian prosecutor to probe disputed Bosnian Serb referendum
FIFA fighting racism 'seriously' despite ending task force
MANCHESTER, England (AP) ? FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura insisted Monday that the fight against racism is being taken "very seriously" despite the governing body's task force overseeing discrimination being abolished.
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