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Saudi-led airstrikes bomb Yemen's Shiite rebels in 6 cities

April 23, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Attempts to ease fighting in Yemen appeared to falter Thursday, as Shiite rebels pressed an offensive in the south and a Saudi Arabia-led coalition intensified its airstrikes... more »»

EU leaders commit ships, aid for action on Med migrants

April 23, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders committed extra ships, planes and helicopters to save lives in the Mediterranean at an emergency summit convened Thursday to address a crisis that has left... more »»

Armenians still haunted by Turkish massacres 1 century later

April 23, 2015

VAGHARSHAPAT, Armenia (AP) — Life had barely begun for Khosrov Frangyan when he knew the fear of being an Armenian in the Ottoman Empire.

A century later, the memories still torment him. more »»

AP Interview: Yemen peace talks inevitable, says UN official

April 23, 2015

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A renewal of talks on ending Yemen's conflict is "inevitable" and behind-the-scenes diplomatic efforts could bring results in the coming weeks, including a possible U.N. more »»

Chechen leader to men: Fire on unauthorized federal troops

April 23, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — In defiance of those in Moscow eager to curb his powers, Chechnya's strongman leader told his security forces to open fire on Russian federal troops if they tried to operate in the... more »»

Rubber dinghies, old fishing boats feed Europe migrant rush

April 23, 2015

MADRID (AP) — The hottest commodity in the saga of migrants risking death to reach European shores: decrepit wooden fishing boats. more »»

Rebels launch new offensive in northwestern Syria

April 23, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Several hard-line Syrian rebel groups pushed a new offensive against government forces in northwestern Syria on Thursday, less than a month after seizing control of the provincial... more »»

German government acknowledges 'shortcomings' at spy agency

April 23, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — The German government acknowledged "shortcomings" at the country's foreign intelligence agency Thursday, following allegations that it may have helped the United States spy on... more »»

Russia claims US troops in eastern Ukraine

April 23, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Defense Ministry says U.S. more »»

Rescuers, survivors recount wreck of migrant ship in Greece

April 23, 2015

RHODES, Greece (AP) — Locals know to avoid the razor-sharp rocks and strong currents near Zefyros Beach on the Greek island of Rhodes. more »»

Joy, anger for family of Mexican girl wrongly sent to US

April 23, 2015

GUANAJUATO, Mexico (AP) — When a woman in Texas claimed that Alondra Luna Nunez was her long-lost daughter, the girl's real parents in Mexico say they presented more than a dozen documents from... more »»

Impoverished Africans sail to Europe despite the deadly toll

April 23, 2015

NIAKHAR, Senegal (AP) — Some sea voyages took Senegalese fisherman Samba Ngom away for up to three weeks at a time, but eventually he began dreaming of going further, to a place where he could... more »»

For asylum seekers, a novel (and odd) solution: Cambodia

April 23, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Still haunted by the Vietnam War next door and the 1970s genocide that followed, Cambodia is not exactly the place that the world's refugees dream of reaching. more »»

Yemeni rebels defy Saudi-led strikes to press offensive

April 23, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Shiite rebels pressed their offensive in the country's south on Thursday as a Saudi-led coalition bombarded them from the air in at least six cities, less than two day... more »»

Europe buries migrants as lawyer defends suspected captain

April 23, 2015

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Europe buried the dead of the Mediterranean's worst-ever migrant disaster Thursday as prosecutors revealed details of their fateful journey and the suspected smuggler... more »»

South African demonstrators condemn attacks on immigrants

April 23, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Several thousand people marched through South Africa's largest city on Thursday in a demonstration against recent attacks on immigrants that killed seven people. more »»

Anthropologist criticized for showing images of MH17 victims

April 23, 2015

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An anthropologist and pathologist who is part of the international team working to identify people killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was brought down over... more »»

Yemen's defiant Shiite rebels press their offensive in south

April 23, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's defiant Shiite rebels pressed their offensive in the country's south, apparently ignoring an overture from Saudi Arabia earlier this week, while the kingdom's warplane... more »»

In Libya's anarchy, migrant smuggling a booming trade

April 23, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Libya's chaos has turned it into a lucrative magnet attracting migrants desperate to make the dangerous sea voyage to Europe. more »»

Lawyer for suspect smuggler says client was paying passenger

April 23, 2015

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — The lawyer for the suspected captain of the smugglers' ship that capsized in the Mediterranean's worst migrant disaster says his client was a regular paying passenger like... more »»

 
 
 

 

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