- Oscar Pistorius arrives for sentencing
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was surrounded by police officers as he walked into a South African courthouse Tuesday ahead of his sentencing for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
- Nigeria declared Ebola-free; 'spectacular success'
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Water laced with salt and sugar, and gallons of the nasty-tasting stuff.
- Turkey says it helps Kurdish fighters enter Syria
SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Turkey said it was helping Iraqi Kurdish fighters cross into Syria to support their brethren fighting Islamic State militants in a key border town, although activists inside embattled Kobani said no forces had arrived by Monday evening, raising questions about whether the mission was really underway.
- Millions in Social Security for expelled Nazis
OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) — Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.
- Submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltic
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's biggest submarine hunt since the dying days of the Soviet Union has put countries around the Baltic Sea on edge.
- Lacking a plan, Abbas opts for rhetoric
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian president has been speaking in increasingly belligerent tones in recent weeks, accusing Israel of committing "genocide" in Gaza and calling on Palestinians to defend a contested Jerusalem holy site "by any means."
- Few hopes of success in Hong Kong talks
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong officials and student leaders will hold talks Tuesday to try to end pro-democracy protests that have gripped the southern Chinese city for more than three weeks, though chances of success are slim given the vast differences between the two sides.
- Russian plane crash: snowplow driver was drunk
MOSCOW (AP) — The CEO of French oil giant Total SA was killed at a Moscow airport when his corporate jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was drunk, Russian investigators said Tuesday.
- Suicide, car bombings in Iraq kill at least 43
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's top Shiite cleric on Monday gave his support to the new government battling the Islamic State group as militants unleashed a wave of deadly attacks on the country's majority Shiite community, killing at least 43 people.
- British royal couples' 2nd child due in April
LONDON (AP) — The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have confirmed that their second baby is due in April — the first time they have offered a month for the royal birth.
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