[CaRP] XML error: Mismatched tag at line 4

[CaRP] php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known (0)

[CaRP] php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known (0)

[CaRP] php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known (0)

[CaRP] php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known (0)

[CaRP] php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known (0)

[CaRP] php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known (0)

[CaRP] XML error: Mismatched tag at line 115

[CaRP] php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known (0)

[CaRP] php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known (0)

[CaRP] php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known (0)

[CaRP] php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known (0)

Former Indian PM Vajpayee, the gentler face of Hindu nationalism, dies - 16 Aug 2018 at 9:25am - Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who ordered nuclear tests to make India a nuclear weapons power and traveled by bus to Pakistan in a grand diplomatic gesture, died on Thursday, the hospital where he was being treated said in a statement.

The Latest: Amnesty: Kabul attack on Shiites is ?war crime? - 16 Aug 2018 at 9:23am - The Latest on developments in Afghanistan after a deadly suicide bombing in a Shiite area of Kabul (all times local):

Ugandan pop star, government critic, to face military court - 16 Aug 2018 at 9:17am - A pop singer and prominent critic of Uganda?s government was due to face a military court on Thursday for his alleged role in clashes in which the longtime president?s motorcade was attacked by people throwing stones.

The Latest: Indonesian to testify when murder trial resumes - 16 Aug 2018 at 9:16am - The Latest on the murder trial of two Southeast Asian women in the assassination of the North Korean leader?s half brother (all times local):

UN panel calls on Bahrain to release activist Nabeel Rajab - 16 Aug 2018 at 9:11am - A special United Nations panel is urging Bahrain to immediately release imprisoned activist Nabeel Rajab, describing him as the victim of government-sponsored ?persecution? for his political views in the island kingdom.

Former Indian PM Vajpayee dies after illness at age 93 - 16 Aug 2018 at 9:10am - Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a Hindu nationalist who set off a nuclear arms race with rival Pakistan but later reached across the border to begin a groundbreaking peace process, died on Thursday after a prolonged illness. He was 93.

Three Ugandan lawmakers charged with treason over stoning of president's convoy - 16 Aug 2018 at 9:05am - Three Ugandan lawmakers, who are critics of President Yoweri Museveni, were charged with treason for their alleged role in the stoning of Museveni's convoy on Monday, a charge sheet from a magistrate showed on Thursday.

Mali president Keita wins landslide election; faces uphill struggle - 16 Aug 2018 at 8:59am - Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won a landslide victory in a run-off against opposition rival Soumaila Cisse, the government said on Thursday, giving him a second term to try to turn back a surge in ethnic and Islamist militant violence.

Afghan IS branch claims deadly attack on Shiites in Kabul - 16 Aug 2018 at 8:59am - As Afghanistan?s Shiites mourned their dead and held funeral services Thursday, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the horrific suicide bombing in Kabul that targeted a Shiite neighborhood the previous day, killing 34 students.

UK Queen Elizabeth's doctor killed in London road crash - 16 Aug 2018 at 8:59am - A doctor who worked as a physician to Britain's Queen Elizabeth has been killed in a road accident in London.

Turkey arrests German citizen: source - 16 Aug 2018 at 8:55am - Turkish police have arrested a German citizen, a German foreign ministry source said on Thursday and public broadcaster ARD reported the man was accused of "terrorist propaganda" after criticism of the Turkish govrnment on social media.

U.S. concerned about irregularities in Tanzania's local elections: embassy - 16 Aug 2018 at 8:53am - The United States said it was concerned about accounts of violence and intimidation in the run-up to Aug. 12 by-elections in Tanzania.

Somali president names new military chief in security services revamp - 16 Aug 2018 at 8:43am - Somalia on Thursday named a new military supreme commander, a deputy head of intelligence services and ahead of presidential security as part of a revamp of security forces to better tackle the Islamist militant threat.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the conservative Indian prime minister who presided ove... - 16 Aug 2018 at 8:41am - Vajpayee had suffered from ill health for years after a stroke in 2009, doctors said. This is a developing story. It will be updated.

Zimbabwe court to hear election challenge on August 22 - 16 Aug 2018 at 8:41am - The Zimbabwean opposition's challenge against President Emmerson Mnangagwa's election victory will be heard in the constitutional court on August 22, the opposition leader's spokesman said on his Twitter account on Thursday.

Turkish lira firms before finance minister's presentation - 16 Aug 2018 at 8:32am - The Turkish lira strengthened more than 3 percent on Thursday before a presentation by Finance Minister Berat Albayrak to investors, shrugging off U.S. comments ruling out the removal of steel tariffs on Turkey even if it frees a U.S. pastor.

U.S. tariffs to stay on Turkey, Qatar offers Ankara aid - 16 Aug 2018 at 8:32am - The United States on Wednesday ruled out removing steel tariffs that have contributed to a currency crisis in Turkey even if Ankara frees a U.S. pastor, as Qatar pledged $15 billion in investment to Turkey, supporting a rise in the Turkish lira.

Poland's president vetoes changes to election rules - 16 Aug 2018 at 8:17am - Poland's president said on Thursday he would veto a law proposed by the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party that would benefit bigger parties, including the eurosceptic PiS and the main opposition grouping, in European Parliament elections next year.

Italy threatens action over bridge disaster, investors shun operator - 16 Aug 2018 at 8:16am - Italy's biggest toll-road operator came under heavy stock-market attack on Thursday and the government said it could impose a heavy fine or revoke its concession over a bridge collapse that killed at least 38 people.

German army study sees need for dozens more light helicopters: sources - 16 Aug 2018 at 8:12am - The German military needs dozens of new light helicopters to cover shortfalls in flight hours for pilot training and carry out other missions, a new study completed by the German army found, according to sources familiar with the document.

Canada Hajj pilgrims, Saudi students face uncertainty due to diplomatic row - 16 Aug 2018 at 8:06am - Canadian Muslims traveling to the Hajj pilgrimage face delays coming back due to a diplomatic dispute with Saudi Arabia that is also prompting thousands of students from the kingdom to scramble to sell their assets and return home to meet a month-end deadline.

Afghan teenager loses Austrian asylum case for not acting gay enough - 16 Aug 2018 at 7:55am - Human rights organizations are accusing the right-wing Austrian government of deliberately rejecting asylum applications by LGBT refugees.

Islamic State claims suicide bombing that killed scores of students in Kabul - 16 Aug 2018 at 7:50am - The extremist group said one of its militants detonated a suicide vest in the widely condemned attack.

Man jailed for hoax bomb call so he could catch UK flight to Los Angeles - 16 Aug 2018 at 7:44am - A French man who was running late for his flight from London to Los Angeles tried to delay it by calling police to say there was a bomb on board.

Hospitals scrap surgeries, Venezuelans forgo showers as taps run dry - 16 Aug 2018 at 7:37am - At one of Caracas' biggest public hospitals, most bathrooms are closed. Patients fill jugs from a tiny tap on the ground floor that sometimes has a trickle of water. Operations are postponed or canceled.

Serbia turns to tech industry to fight economic stagnation - 16 Aug 2018 at 7:15am - Serbia, a country that claims inventor Nikola Tesla as one of its most famous sons, is looking to technology to help lift itself out of decades of economic stagnation following the Balkan wars of the 1990s.

Shares in Italian motorway operators hit after bridge collapse - 16 Aug 2018 at 7:07am - Shares in Italy's Atlantia and other toll road operators came under heavy pressure on Thursday after the government said it would look to revoke a motorway concession and tighten rules after a deadly bridge collapse.

Atlantia says concession stripping announcement may damage investors - 16 Aug 2018 at 7:07am - Italy's Atlantia said on Thursday the way the Italian government had announced it would revoke a motorway concession from one of its units following a deadly bridge collapse could damage investors in the infrastructure group.

Italy bridge collapse: The financial facts behind the fury - 16 Aug 2018 at 7:07am - Italy's anti-establishment government, outraged at the deadly collapse of a 50-year-old bridge, has presented the disaster as a warning to Brussels to give it more leeway to upgrade the country's ageing infrastructure.

Italian leaders demand resignations at company operating collapsed bridge - 16 Aug 2018 at 6:20am - The disaster that killed at least 39 people was becoming the first major domestic challenge for Italy?s new and inexperienced government. Among the urgent concerns was whether other parts of the country?s aging infrastructure could be at risk.

China has a new message for the U.S.: Don?t be alarmed, we?re not that great.  - 16 Aug 2018 at 6:15am - Beijing has urged party officials and press to tamp down the swagger.

Trump puts Iraq in a bind over Iran - 16 Aug 2018 at 12:59am - New American sanctions are raising tensions and hardship in the Middle East.

Where to Go in Paris? The Red-Topped Trash Can - 15 Aug 2018 at 11:30pm - The city keeps trying to stop men from urinating in public, but the latest urinal design has drawn anger from well-heeled residents.

For 9 Hours, Cubans Got Internet in an Unusual Place: Everywhere - 15 Aug 2018 at 11:22pm - In order to post a picture to Facebook or send an email, Cubans must buy an access card and find a public hot spot. But a recent test hinted that this may soon change.

ISIS Member Wanted in Murder in Iraq Is Arrested in Sacramento, U.S. Says - 15 Aug 2018 at 10:32pm - Omar Ameen, 45, who is also a longtime member of Al Qaeda, lied to obtain refugee status in 2014, prosecutors say.

Qatar Comes to Aid of Turkey, Offering $15 Billion Lifeline - 15 Aug 2018 at 9:57pm - The sum is a small fraction of what Turkey needs to shore up its faltering economy, but it was a symbolically important sign of international support.

Paul Manafort, Trump, Opioids: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing - 15 Aug 2018 at 8:28pm - Here?s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Turkey's economy during currency crisis - 15 Aug 2018 at 7:55pm -         

Why the Korean War didn?t end ? and why it could now - 15 Aug 2018 at 7:32pm - The future of the two Koreas is still tightly tied to their past ? in particular to a war in which the bulk of the fighting stopped 65 years ago.

As a trade war heats up between Erdogan and Trump, soaring prices rattle Turkey - 15 Aug 2018 at 7:19pm - Turkey?s Erdogan has accused the United States of bullying behavior and economic sabotage.