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Latest on Americas Summit: US sees progress in Colombia

April 11, 2015

1:45 p.m. (1845 GMT, 2:45 p.m. EDT)

U.S. President Barack Obama and President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia have concluded a meeting on the margins of the Summit of the Americas. more »»

Bangladesh executes Islamist party official for war crimes

April 11, 2015

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Authorities in Bangladesh on Saturday executed a senior Islamist party official convicted of crimes against humanity during the country's 1971 independence war against... more »»

Kenya: Hero's burial for officer who helped stop attack

April 11, 2015

CHELEGET, Kenya (AP) — Most walked for several kilometres (miles) on dusty paths to the remote village in southwestern Kenya, others arrived in bicycle taxis, the privileged in cars and even... more »»

Obama, Castro vow to pursue new future for US and Cuba

April 11, 2015

PANAMA CITY (AP) — President Barack Obama declared his refusal to refight the Cold War battles of the past on Saturday while Cuban President Raul Castro rallied to his defense, absolving Obama of... more »»

Nigerians vote for state governors, 9 killed in south

April 11, 2015

PORT HARCOURT, Nigeria (AP) — Nine people were killed Saturday as Nigerians voted for state governors and assemblies in which the opposition hopes to make gains following its victory unseating... more »»

Emotional Castro says Cuba blockade not Obama's fault

April 11, 2015

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Cuban President Raul Castro delivered a stunning defense of President Barack Obama on Saturday, absolving him of responsibility for the U.S. more »»

Anticipation builds for Obama-Castro meeting in Panama

April 11, 2015

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Generations of isolation between the U.S. more »»

Holy fire ceremony in Jerusalem draws thousands

April 11, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Christians have gathered in Jerusalem for an ancient fire ceremony that celebrates Jesus' resurrection. more »»

US, Cuban presidents expected to meet Saturday in Panama

April 11, 2015

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Not since the height of the Cold War have the presidents of the United States and Cuba met face to fac. more »»

Medical aid plane arrives in Yemen's rebel-held capital

April 11, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The International Committee of the Red Cross says a plane loaded with badly needed aid has landed in Yemen's rebel-held capital. more »»

Movie men propose Russian fast-food alternative chain

April 11, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Two of Russia's best-known movie directors are aiming to create a chain of fast-food restaurants that would be an alternative to Western-style operations such as McDonald's. more »»

Thai junta links Samui island bombing to political opponents

April 11, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — A car bomb explosion that slightly injured seven people on the popular resort island of Samui in southern Thailand may be linked to the country's political turmoil, a spokesman for... more »»

Anticipation grows: Obama, Castro to meet Saturday in Panama

April 11, 2015

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Generations of distrust between the U.. more »»

Survivors, veterans recall Buchenwald horror 70 years on

April 11, 2015

WEIMAR, Germany (AP) — Buchenwald survivor Henry Oster recalls thinking that a fellow inmate had "lost his sense of reality" when he said 70 years ago Saturday that the concentration camp was... more »»

Exhibition honors Polish couple who saved Jews at Warsaw zoo

April 11, 2015

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — It was World War II, Warsaw was under German occupation, and the wife of the director of the Warsaw zoo spotted Nazis approaching the white stucco villa that she and her... more »»

Official says gunmen kill 20 at Pakistan dam project

April 11, 2015

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen in restive southwestern Pakistan shot and killed at least 20 workers early Saturday at a dam construction site, the deadliest recent attack targeting civilians in a... more »»

Obama seeks to re-engage with Latin America at summit

April 11, 2015

PANAMA CITY (AP) — After his ice-breaking handshake with Cuba's leader, President Barack Obama is looking to the Summit of the Americas to chart a less conflictive future with Latin America, a... more »»

Rights groups: Tibetan nun sets herself on fire

April 11, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — A nun set herself on fire while crying out for the Dalai Lama to return to Tibet in the latest in dozens of self-immolations in recent years by Tibetans protesting Beijing's... more »»

Latest on Americas Summit: Obama misses out on group photo

April 11, 2015

10:50 p.m. (0350 GMT, 11:50 p.m. EDT)

Leaders at the Summit of the Americas gathered for a group photo after wrapping up public activities for the day. Well, most of them anyway. more »»

Handshake sets stage for historic Obama-Castro meeting

April 11, 2015

PANAMA CITY (AP) — With a cordial evening handshake, President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro moved Friday toward a groundbreaking meeting on the sidelines of the Summit of the... more »»

 
 
 

 

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