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Several Nobel peace winners boycott South Africa

September 25, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Several Nobel peace laureates will skip an annual meeting in Cape Town because the Dalai Lama has not received a visa to travel to South Africa. more »»

Effort underway to save boat stranded off Cyprus

September 25, 2014

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A cruise ship was trying on Thursday to rescue hundreds of people stranded aboard a small boat off Cyprus, and officials said they are apparently refugees who fled Syria. more »»

Lufthansa pilots' union threatens new strikes

September 25, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A union representing pilots at Germany's Lufthansa says talks aimed at resolving a dispute over early retirement benefits have broken down and is threatening further strikes. more »»

US-led strikes hit IS-held oil sites in Syria

September 25, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — U.. more »»

Journalist freed in Somalia: need time to recover

September 25, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A German-American journalist released after more than 2 ½ years by pirates in Somalia says he is safe though "not healthy" and needs time to recover before speaking about his ordeal. more »»

France: Hunt is on for extremists in beheading

September 25, 2014

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — France's defense minister said Thursday that Algerian forces are hunting for the Muslim extremists who beheaded a French mountaineer over France's airstrikes on the Islami... more »»

Cameron to apologize to queen for indiscretion

September 25, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron will apologize to Queen Elizabeth II for disclosing details of a private conversation with her about the Scottish referendum. more »»

India's Modi looks to big US welcome, mended ties

September 25, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — When India's prime minister visits the United States this week, he'll see a welcome normally reserved for rock stars — a sold-out appearance at Madison Square Garden. more »»

Trouble in Hong Kong? Beijing summons tycoons

September 25, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — As trouble brews in Hong Kong, who's Beijing going to call? The billionaires. more »»

France considers switch to join Syria airstrikes

September 25, 2014

PARIS (AP) — France's defense minister says the country is considering whether to extend airstrikes to Syria, and top military officials are meeting Thursday to define the country's mission... more »»

Qatar women withdraw over Asian Games hijab ban

September 25, 2014

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — The Qatari women's basketball team withdrew from the Asian Games on Thursday to protest an international rule that bans players from wearing Muslim headscarves in... more »»

US man's N. Korean prison life: Digging, isolation

September 25, 2014

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — An American man recently sentenced by North Korea to six years of hard labor says he is digging in fields eight hours a day and being kept in isolation, but that so... more »»

Rouhani returns to UN as nuclear talks stall

September 25, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Stalled nuclear talks and the delicate diplomacy surrounding the fight against Islamic extremists have lowered expectations for a rapid warming of relations between Iran and... more »»

'Eau de Revolution': Cuba scents honor Che, Chavez

September 25, 2014

HAVANA (AP) — Call it "Eau de Revolution. more »»

Mexican cartels steal billions from oil industry

September 25, 2014

CIUDAD MIER, Mexico (AP) — Mexico overcame 75 years of nationalist pride to reform its flagging, state-owned oil industr. more »»

Turkish leader says world not doing enough

September 24, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The president of Turkey on Wednesday accused the international community of doing too little to stem the flow of foreign fighters to Syria and slammed the U.N. more »»

US hits Islamic State group in both Syria and Iraq

September 24, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — U.S. more »»

Algerian Islamic militants behead French hostage

September 24, 2014

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian splinter group from al-Qaida has beheaded a French hostage over France's airstrikes on the Islamic State group, in a sign of the possible widening of the crisi... more »»

Italy stages Ebola evacuation drill _ just in case

September 24, 2014

PRATICA DI MARE AIR BASE, Italy (AP) — The patient, a slight woman in her 30s, lay motionless on the stretcher as a half-dozen men in biohazard suits transferred her from a C-27J cargo plane into... more »»

UK Parliament recalled to discuss Iraq airstrikes

September 24, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Parliament has been recalled to debate whether the country should support air strikes to thwart Islamic State group extremists in Iraq, Prime Minster David Cameron said... more »»

 
 

 

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