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Stories with subject: Rebellions and uprisings
  • new storyDrachma revolt adds unease to Greece's awkward alliance 
    Updated: Jul-30-15 12:05 am

    ATHENS, Greece - Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' power-sharing acrobatics look harder to perform by the day.

  • Nigeria president visits Cameroon to discuss militant threat story has photos
    Updated: Jul-29-15 11:28 am

    YAOUNDE, Cameroon - The president of Nigeria made his first official state visit to neighboring Cameroon on Wednesday, as the two former enemies struggle to contain the mutual threat posed by Islamic militants carrying out suicide bombings across the region.

  • The Latest: Saudi King voices support for Turkey's actions story has photos
    Updated: Jul-28-15 10:36 am

    BRUSSELS - The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group and related developments (all times local):

  • Philippine leader seeks laws to end rebellion, dynasties story has photos
    Updated: Jul-27-15 10:22 am

    MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine president asked Congress on Monday to pass a troubled Muslim autonomy bill at the heart of efforts to end a bloody rebellion in the country's south and legislation that aims to lessen the stranglehold on power of entrenched political families, which include his.

  • 10 killed in India as militants attack police station, bus story has photos
    Updated: Jul-27-15 9:43 am

    NEW DELHI - Indian forces fought an extended gunbattle Monday with militants who attacked a moving bus and stormed into a police station in a northern town bordering Pakistan, with 10 people killed in the violence, officials said.

  • Cuban dissidents feel sidelined as US focuses on state ties 
    Updated: Jul-23-15 12:10 am

    HAVANA - In the seven months since the U.S. and Cuba declared detente, American politicians have flooded Havana to see the sights, meet the country's new entrepreneurs and discuss the possible end of the U.S. trade embargo with leaders of the communist government.

  • Splinters in South Sudan rebellion as 2 generals dropped 
    Updated: Jul-22-15 2:15 pm

    JUBA, South Sudan - South Sudan's main rebel group says its leader Riek Machar has removed two top generals in a move interpreted as an internal purge to prepare for peace talks with the government.

  • Hundreds of Ukrainian right-wingers rally against govt story has photos
    Updated: Jul-21-15 3:16 pm

    KIEV, Ukraine - Hundreds of Ukrainian right-wingers were rallying in Kiev on Tuesday to protest against government policies in the wake of a deadly stand-off between radical nationalists and police in the country's west.

  • Grievances persist despite start of new era in US-Cuba ties story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-20-15 5:27 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Cuban national flag fluttered in the Washington sun Monday as the U.S. and Cuba formally ended more than a half-century of estrangement, formally re-establishing relations severed at the height of the Cold War. But the symbolism of an embassy ceremony could not conceal deep, lingering conflicts between the nations.

  • Burundi military: 31 suspected rebels killed in fighting 
    Updated: Jul-13-15 12:35 pm

    BUJUMBURA, Burundi - Burundi's army killed 31 suspected rebels and captured 170 others in fighting in the country's north, a military spokesman said on Monday.

  • Tunisia tourism may be crippled by European warnings 
    Updated: Jul-13-15 9:02 am

    TUNIS, Tunisia - The blood on the sand has washed away, but the damage inflicted on Tunisia by a few terrifying minutes of gunfire at a beach resort will be deep and lasting.

  • Tunisia tourism may be crippled by European warnings 
    Updated: Jul-13-15 2:29 am

    TUNIS, Tunisia - The blood on the sand has washed away, but the damage inflicted on Tunisia by a few terrifying minutes of gunfire at a beach resort will be deep and lasting.

  • Germany moves toward calling Namibian massacre genocide 
    Updated: Jul-10-15 11:27 am

    BERLIN - German authorities are moving toward officially recognizing as "genocide" the colonial-era crackdown in Namibia by German troops more than a century ago in which over 65,000 ethnic Hereros were killed.

  • South Sudan rebel leader calls on president to resign 
    Updated: Jul-08-15 9:46 am

    NAIROBI, Kenya - A South Sudan rebel leader Wednesday called on President Salva Kiir to resign along with all ministers and the parliament or risk sparking a revolution.

  • Egypt marks 2nd anniversary of Islamist ouster with mourning story has photos
    Updated: Jul-04-15 8:37 am

    CAIRO - Two years to the day after the army overthrew Egypt's Islamist president, the sounds coming from the mosque at Cairo's Tahrir Square were sadly telling. At the focal point of Egypt's upheavals, where authorities had hoped to stage celebrations, there was instead a prayer for the week's dead, including soldiers cut down by militants in Sinai and the country's chief prosecutor, assassinated by car bomb in the capital.

  • Analysis: Root of tattered US-Russia ties date back decades 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 3:09 am

    WASHINGTON - The stumbles, blunders, and policy chaos that have sent increasingly frosty U.S.-Russia relations into what many now call a new Cold War might have been inevitable.

  • 'New Hampshire Rebellion' to gather for July 4 walk 
    Updated: Jul-02-15 12:35 pm

    PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire - A group that wants presidential candidates to address campaign finance reform is gathering for a "walk for independence," and a reading of the Declaration of Independence in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, this July 4.

  • Benghazi, where Libya's uprising began, now a shattered city 
    Updated: Jul-02-15 2:37 am

    BENGHAZI, Libya - The old courthouse in central Benghazi, Libya's second-largest city and the birthplace of the uprising against Moammar Gadhafi, is a shelled-out ruin - a testimony to the destruction and chaos that permeate this North African country four years after the civil war that ousted the longtime dictator.

  • Mexico weighs ex-dictator Porfirio Diaz century after death 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 9:26 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Reviled former dictator Porfirio Diaz is getting some unexpected respect in Mexico a century after he died in exile.