4 Catholic nuns, 12 others killed in Yemen retirement home
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4 Catholic nuns, 12 others killed in Yemen retirement home

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Gunmen in southern Yemen on Friday, Mar. 4, stormed a retirement home run by a charity established by Mother Teresa, killing 16 people, including four Catholic nuns, officials and witnesses said. The killing spree began with two gunmen who first surrounded the home for the elderly in Aden. Meanwhile, four others entered … Continue reading

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Change in command of US-NATO forces in Afghanistan
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Change in command of US-NATO forces in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Army General John W. “Mick” Nicholson took command Wednesday, Mar. 2, of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, inheriting America’s longest war and a vicious Talban-led insurgency. Nicholson, 58, took over from U.S. Army General John F. Campbell, who oversaw the end of the international combat mission in 2014 and a … Continue reading

Doctors treat new wave of asylum seekers in Croatia
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Doctors treat new wave of asylum seekers in Croatia

BAPSKA, Croatia (AP) — Doctors treated children including newborns for exposure as dropping temperatures Monday worsened the plight of asylum-seekers walking for days in hopes of reaching sanctuary in Europe. A new group of migrants crossed into Croatia late Sunday, crossing the border near the small village of Bapska. They walked through cornfields and forests … Continue reading