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Sweden: Another near-miss in Baltic skies

December 13, 2014

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — For the second time this year, a Russian military aircraft turned off its transponders to avoid commercial radar and nearly collided with a passenger jet over Sweden,... more »»

Nigerian troops win back cities from extremists

December 13, 2014

MUBI, Nigeria (AP) — With a military escort instead of the usual pomp, the Emir of Mubi was reinstalled Friday in his palace, where until recently flew the black-and-white flag of Nigeria's... more »»

UN climate talks deadlocked over scope of pledges

December 13, 2014

LIMA, Peru (AP) — U.N. more »»

Islamic State group shoots down Iraqi helicopter

December 13, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State group militants shot down an Iraqi military helicopter, officials said Saturday, killing the two pilots onboard and raising fresh concerns about the extremists'... more »»

UK defense chief says more British troops to Iraq

December 13, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Britain's defense secretary says there will be an additional deployment of U.K. troops to Iraq to offer help and expertise in the fight against Islamic State group militants. more »»

Day of insurgent violence kills 19 in Afghanistan

December 13, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Three separate Taliban attacks killed at least 19 people in Afghanistan on Saturday, including a senior judicial official and personnel working to clear one of the most... more »»

UK airspace manager calls glitch unprecedented

December 13, 2014

LONDON (AP) — An unprecedented computer systems failure touched off the recent mayhem that caused delays and canceled flights for thousands of passengers, the U.K. more »»

Buildings evacuated after marriage proposal flop

December 13, 2014

AMSTERDAM (AP) — A Dutchman's attempt at a romantic wedding proposal was simply smashing. more »»

Indonesia landslide kills 18, leaves 90 missing

December 13, 2014

BANJARNEGARA, Indonesia (AP) — A mudslide set off by torrential rains rushed down hills into a village in central Indonesia and swept away scores of homes, killing at least 18 people and leaving... more »»

Afghan official: suicide bomber kills 6 soldiers

December 13, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A senior Afghan defense official says that a suicide bomber struck a bus carrying Afghan Army personnel, killing six as violence in the country spikes just weeks before... more »»

Afghan police: Taliban kill 12 clearing mines

December 13, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban fighters shot dead at least 12 workers clearing mines Saturday in southern Afghanistan, authorities said, part of a series of attacks that saw two U.S. more »»

India questions man for pro-Islamic State tweets

December 13, 2014

BANGALORE, India (AP) — Police in southern India said Saturday that they have arrested a man who has admitted to running a popular pro-Islamic State group Twitter account, but added that he... more »»

Russia reaches out to Europe's far-right parties

December 13, 2014

VIENNA (AP) — A Russian loan to France's National Front. Invitations to Moscow for leaders of Austria's Freedom Party. more »»

UN still struggling to move aid into Syria

December 13, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.N.'s decision in July to begin moving aid into war-torn Syria without the consent of President Bashar Assad was heralded as unprecedented. more »»

Indonesia landslide kills 8 people; 100 missing

December 13, 2014

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Torrential rains set off a mudslide down the hills into a village in central Indonesia, killing eight people and leaving more than 100 missing, officials said Saturday. more »»

Surfs up in Gaza Strip for the brave amid hardship

December 13, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — As wintry winds battered the Gaza Strip, sending many inside, two Palestinian men instead rushed for the breaking waves of the Mediterranean Sea. more »»

Crew in Korean Air nut rage says he was insulted

December 13, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A Korean Air flight attendant described being insulted and shamed by the airline's executive who ordered him removed and the plane returned over macadamia nuts, and then... more »»

Canada restricts booze at sea, ups prices in port

December 13, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Booze will not be as cheap or flow as freely aboard Canadian warships after the review of an incident last summer in which a coastal defense vessel was ordered home from a U. more »»

Korean Air chairman, daughter sorry for nut rage

December 13, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Korean Air Lines Co. executive who delayed a flight in an incident dubbed "nut rage" bowed deep in apology before facing questioning by transport officials. more »»

Kerry aims to avert UN crisis on Mideast

December 12, 2014

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he hopes upcoming talks with Israel's prime minister and European officials will avert the possibility of a U.N. more »»

 
 
 

 

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