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Campaign against Yemen rebels enters new phase, Saudi says

April 22, 2015

NAJRAN, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia declared an end on Tuesday to its nearly monthlong "Decisive Storm" air campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen, and announced the start of a more limited... more »»

NATO to hold major cyber defense drill in Estonia

April 22, 2015

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — About 400 computer experts will participate in a major cybersecurity drill in Estonia this week as part of NATO's efforts to upgrade its capability to counter potentially... more »»

Hungary says FBI chief insensitive, superficial on Holocaust

April 21, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary has joined Poland in denouncing remarks by FBI director James Comey which seemed to equate Poland's and Hungary's roles in the Holocaust with that of Germany. more »»

Pope accepts resignation of bishop who didn't report abuse

April 21, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pope Francis accepted the resignation Tuesday of a U.S. more »»

Smuggler's mistake turned rescue into tragedy

April 21, 2015

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — Rescue seemed so close at hand.

A ship with experience plucking migrants from unseaworthy smuggler's boats had arrived soon after the distress call went out. more »»

Campaign against Yemen rebels enters new phase, Saudi says

April 21, 2015

NAJRAN, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia declared an end on Tuesday to its nearly month-long "Decisive Storm" air campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen, and announced the start of a more limite... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Desperate migrants meeting death in Mediterranean

April 21, 2015

Migrants — desperate to leave their home countries for better lives in western Europe, and willing to risk the dangerous crossing in tightly packed, leaking smugglers' ships — are dying in... more »»

Flee or return: Ramadi residents face a tough choice

April 21, 2015

ON THE BZEBIZ BRIDGE, Iraq (AP) — In the two weeks since militants from the Islamic State group overran central Ramadi, thousands of people have streamed out of the city, fleeing the brutal... more »»

Greek anger over state cash grab from public entities

April 21, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek local authorities were on the brink of revolt Tuesday against the central government's move to use cash reserves from state agencies — including hospitals and... more »»

For migrants used to danger, Islamic State poses new threat

April 21, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Tesfay Kidane's troubles began with a simple request: He wanted to go to his brother's wedding. more »»

US lets in Thai fish caught by slaves despite law

April 21, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fourteen years after the U.. more »»

Court sentences ousted Egypt president to 20 years in prison

April 21, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's ousted Islamist president, Mohammed Morsi, was convicted of using force against protesters and sentenced to 20 years in prison on Tuesday, the first verdict against him since... more »»

UNHCR: Weekend shipwreck deadliest ever in Mediterranean

April 21, 2015

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday that more than 800 people were believed to have drowned in the weekend sinking of a boat packed with migrants trying to reach... more »»

Pope OKs resignation of US bishop for not reporting abuse

April 21, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pope Francis accepted the resignation Tuesday of a U.S. more »»

Israel honors war dead on annual Memorial Day

April 21, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has begun its annual Memorial Day commemoration for fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism. more »»

Mauritania sentences alleged al-Qaida leader to 20 years

April 21, 2015

NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — A criminal court in Mauritania sentenced a suspected senior al-Qaida leader to 20 years in prison for "terrorist" activities, the state prosecutor said Tuesday. more »»

South Africa to deploy army to end anti-immigrant attacks

April 21, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa will deploy the army to areas that remain volatile after a spate of violent attacks targeting immigrants, the defense minister announced on Tuesda. more »»

Auschwitz guard goes on trial, says he shares moral guilt

April 21, 2015

LUENEBURG, Germany (AP) — Former SS Sgt. more »»

Iraqi troops retake some Ramadi districts from Islamic State

April 21, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq security forces have recaptured areas lost earlier to the Islamic State group in and around the battleground city of Ramadi, security officials said Tuesda. more »»

Somalia police: 9 killed by car bomb in capital

April 21, 2015

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A car bomb killed at least nine people and wounded many others at a restaurant in Somalia's capital on Tuesday, police said. more »»

 
 
 

 

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