UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An inspection team from the U.N.’s nuclear agency will visit Libya to assess the thousands of barrels of yellowcake uranium that reportedly are being stored in a former military facility amid a “precarious” security situation in the country.
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TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — In a story Dec. 5 about an American teacher killed in Libya, The Associated Press erroneously attributed a statement from The Austin Stone Community Church. The statement came from Dave Barrett, an executive pastor at the church, not Daphne Bamburg, a church employee who emailed Barrett’s statement.
COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil (AP) — Coaches and players were quick to react to Friday’s World Cup draw. The following is a selection.
PARIS (AP) — France has long served as Africa’s policeman, sending troops in regularly — and often meddling behind the scenes — to keep the peace and secure its interests on a continent where it was once a major colonial power. In more recent years, as it comes to terms with that colonial past, France has tried to forge a different, more equal relationship, focusing on trade.
MIAMI (AP) — Two men who have been held without charge at the Guantanamo Bay for more than a decade have been sent back to their native Algeria as part of a renewed effort to gradually close the prison, U.S. officials said Thursday.