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2 bombs kill at least 39 in Kaduna, north Nigeria

July 23, 2014

KADUNA, Nigeria (AP) — Bomb blasts appearing to target former Nigerian military ruler Muhammadu Buhari and a prominent moderate Muslim cleric killed dozens of people Wednesday, but left both... more »»

UN rights chief warns of possible Gaza war crimes

July 23, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — The U.. more »»

40 bodies from jet solemnly returned to Dutch soil

July 23, 2014

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden coffins, solemnly and gently carried to 40 identical... more »»

Death sentence given in AP photographer's killing

July 23, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Kabul court announced Wednesday that the Afghan police officer charged with killing Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran AP... more »»

Egypt judge: Al-Jazeera team did "devil's" work

July 23, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian judge released his reasoning for harsh sentences issued against three Al-Jazeera journalists, saying they were brought together "by the devil" to destabilize the country. more »»

Central African Republic's rebels sign cease-fire

July 23, 2014

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo (AP) — Representatives of the Muslim and Christian factions battling in Central African Republic signed a cease-fire agreement on Wednesday in neighboring Republic... more »»

Hamas calls for end to blockade of Gaza border

July 23, 2014

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal is calling for the opening of Gaza's borders and the end of a more than seven-year-long blockade imposed by Israel and Egypt on the Palestinian strip. more »»

Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

July 23, 2014

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden coffins, solemnly and gently carried to 40 identical... more »»

Sierra Leone doctor fighting Ebola catches disease

July 23, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's health minister confirms that the doctor in charge of battling the current Ebola outbreak has himself become ill with the deadly disease. more »»

Somali lawmaker shot dead in drive-by shooting

July 23, 2014

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Al-Qaida-linked gunmen killed a female Somali lawmaker, who was known for singing popular folk music, in a drive-by shooting Wednesday, a police official said. more »»

Plane crashes while landing in Taiwan, killing 47

July 23, 2014

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 47 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground. more »»

Thousands attend tense pro-Gaza march in Paris

July 23, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Days after two banned pro-Gaza protests degenerated into violence, several thousands of demonstrators marched Wednesday through Paris under the eye of hundreds of riot police, this... more »»

Owner of Mexican shelter defends tough love

July 23, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The owner of a group home raided last week amid abuse and filthy conditions defended her "tough love" approach, but acknowledged that things got out of control. more »»

Dutch say black box damaged but voice data ok

July 23, 2014

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch investigators say that the voice recorder from the Malaysia Airlines plane shot down over Ukraine was damaged but not manipulated, and its data is still intact. more »»

Plane crashes in Taiwan, 47 trapped, feared dead

July 23, 2014

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, and the transport minister said 47 people were trapped and feared... more »»

Kerry cites progress in Gaza cease-fire talks

July 23, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Offering the first glimmer of hope for a Gaza cease-fire, the United States on Wednesday said negotiations to broker a truce between Israel and Hamas militants are making some... more »»

Iraq lawmakers postpone vote on new president

July 23, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's parliament agreed to postpone a vote for a new president by a day on Wednesday as the extremist Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in Baghdad... more »»

Iraq to vote on president after deadly bombing

July 23, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's parliament agreed to postpone a vote for a new president by a day on Wednesday as the extremist Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in Baghdad... more »»

Despite sanctions call, UK approves arms to Russia

July 23, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Britain is still authorizing the export of arms and military equipment to Russia despite the government's call for tough sanctions over Moscow's arming of separatist rebels in... more »»

Venezuelan conspiracy theories a threat to critics

July 23, 2014

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Roderick Navarro was in class when he got the news that a high-ranking minister had accused him of plotting to assassinate Venezuela's president. more »»

 
 

 

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