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Russian aid trucks leave; Merkel seeks cease-fire

August 23, 2014

DONETSK, Russia (AP) — Hundreds of trucks from a bitterly disputed Russian aid convoy to rebel-held eastern Ukraine rolled back across the border Saturday into Russia but questions about alleged... more »»

Migrant boat carrying 250 capsizes off Libya

August 23, 2014

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A boat carrying over 250 migrants capsized off the Libyan coast near the capital Tripoli, a coast guard official said Saturda. more »»

Iraq suicide bomber kills at least 11 in Baghdad

August 23, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber hit an Interior Ministry building in central Baghdad on Saturday, killing at least 11 people, as an investigation was underway into a deadly attack on a Sunni... more »»

Ebola spreads in Nigeria; Liberia has 1,000 cases

August 23, 2014

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Two alarming new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria, widening the circle of people sickened beyond the immediate group of caregivers who treated a dying airline passenge... more »»

Debaters hope to sway undecided in Scotland vote

August 23, 2014

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Scotland's long debate over whether the country should become independent has proved a bonanza for printers of bumper stickers, posters, balloons and even umbrellas. more »»

Jihadists release video of Lebanese troops

August 23, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate released a video Saturday showing Lebanese policemen and a soldier captured by the group earlier this month during the most serious cross-border attack... more »»

Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine

August 23, 2014

DONETSK, Russia (AP) — Hundreds of trucks from a bitterly disputed Russian aid convoy to rebel-held eastern Ukraine rolled back across the border into Russia on Saturda. more »»

Hamas backs International Criminal Court bid

August 23, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas has signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court, two senior officials in the group said Saturda. more »»

Paris to celebrate end to Nazi rule 70 years later

August 23, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Her code name was Rainer and she had a gun she called Oscar. Not yet 20, she aimed her weapon at a Nazi officer and shot him to death on a Paris bridge on a Sunday afternoon. more »»

Few details month after reporters detained in Iran

August 23, 2014

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post and his journalist wife have been held in custody for a month in Iran, suggesting a possible struggle... more »»

Iraq family's flight reveals depth of Sunni grief

August 23, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — For nearly a decade Abu Omar has been fleeing Iraq's many conflicts, but they always seem to catch up to hi. more »»

Interpol seeks clues to Thai 'baby factory'

August 23, 2014

BANGKOK (AP) — Interpol said it has launched a multinational investigation into what Thailand has dubbed the "Baby Factory" case: a 24-year-old Japanese businessman who has 16 surrogate babies an... more »»

Costa Rica to investigate US anti-Cuba program

August 23, 2014

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — The Costa Rican government will investigate undercover U.S. more »»

West condemns Russia over convoy to Ukraine

August 22, 2014

LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated sharply on Friday as Moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in what it said was a mission to deliver... more »»

Hamas kills 18 suspected informers to deter leaks

August 22, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza militants Friday gunned down 18 alleged spies for Israel in an apparent attempt to plug security breaches and deter others, a day after Israel killed three top... more »»

Mexico creates special force for economic crime

August 22, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico launched a special 5,000-strong police force Friday to combat industrial, farm and business crime that has extended throughout the country's economy, strangling commerce... more »»

Colombia's military meets face-to-face with rebels

August 22, 2014

HAVANA (AP) — Members of Colombia's military met face-to-face Friday with Marxist rebel leaders for the first time as talks aimed at ending a half-century war enter a decisive phase. more »»

Mosque attack kills 64 in Iraq, Sunnis halt talks

August 22, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Gunmen attacked a Sunni mosque during Friday prayers and killed at least 64 people, prompting Sunni lawmakers to withdraw from talks on forming a new, more inclusive government... more »»

2 French girls investigated as would-be jihadi

August 22, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Two French girls, aged 15 and 17, have been captured by a security net that authorities are using to ferret out citizens who are considering traveling to other countries to join... more »»

Ebola spreads in Nigeria; Liberia has 1,000 deaths

August 22, 2014

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Two alarming new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria, widening the circle of people sickened beyond the immediate group of caregivers who treated a dying airline passenge... more »»

 
 

 

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