KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament has passed a measure banning Russians from establishing or being involved in the business of television and radio stations in the country.
The measure that passed Thursday says no one involved in the broadcast business can be from a country regarded by Ukraine as an aggressor. The Ukrainian parliament earlier this year declared Russia to be an aggressor state.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli authorities say five American students escaped serious harm after their car was firebombed in the volatile West Bank city of Hebron.
Officials said the ultra-Orthodox seminary students were on their way to pray at a holy site when they took a wrong turn and accidentally entered a Palestinian neighborhood. The car was pelted with stones and a firebomb and went up in flames.
Police said the students got out of the vehicle and...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A left-wing opposition leader is telling voters they won't find a Greek exit from the common European currency hard.
Former energy minister Panagiotis Lafazanis says his Popular Unity party's avowed aim of adopting a new national currency — which most Greeks oppose — would be as simple "as drinking a glass of water."
The key difficulty would be taking the political decision, he told a news conference Thursday. He added that the...
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's military says it has reinstated more than 3,000 soldiers who were dismissed from the army for alleged indiscipline ?in the ongoing war with Boko Haram Islamic extremists in the northeast of the country.
Army spokesman Col. Sani Usman said Thursday that a panel set up to review the cases recommended reinstatement of 3,032 soldiers out of the 5,000 cases that were reviewed.
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Authorities say at least 18 people are dead in central Mali after a boat overturned on a lake there during heavy winds.
The Malian government announced that at least four others remaining missing following the accident late Wednesday. Others at the scene said at least 20 bodies had been pulled from the waters of Lake Debo.
Boat accidents are common this time of year due to weather conditions, and many vessels are overladen with...
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — At least 9,500 people have returned to Nigeria from Cameroon since the Cameroonian government said last month it will expel unregistered Nigerian refugees as part of the fight against Boko Haram.
Some of those who have returned claimed being mistreated by the Cameroonian authorities, including being packed in trucks leading to suffocation and alleged deaths of some them.
The National Emergency Management Agency official in charge...