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UN: Some 5,500 civilians killed in Iraq this year

July 18, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Violence in Iraq has killed more than 5,500 civilians over the first six months of the year, the U.N. more »»

Aircraft with US personnel lands in Ugandan road

July 18, 2014

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A small aircraft carrying U.S. military personnel made an emergency landing in the middle of a highway after running out of fuel, Ugandan police said Friday. more »»

South Africans remember Mandela on his birthday

July 18, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africans marked Nelson Mandela's birthday on Friday with charitable acts in honor of the former president, whose death in December prompted a global outpouring of... more »»

Double disasters taint Malaysia Airlines

July 18, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Hit by two astonishing tragedies in quick succession, the Malaysia Airlines brand may become the airline industry's equivalent of asbestos or News of the World: toxic to the... more »»

Ukraine rebels say they have most plane recorders

July 18, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Emergency workers, police officers and even off-duty coal miners — dressed in overalls and covered in soot — searched through wreckage and bodies scattered across sunflower... more »»

Israel PM: Military ready to expand Gaza offensive

July 18, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister says he has ordered the military to prepare for a "significant expansion" of its ground operation against Gaza militants. more »»

Australian PM lashes out at Russia over shot plane

July 18, 2014

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An angry Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Friday demanded an independent inquiry into the downing of a Malaysian jetliner and said Russia's response to what he... more »»

Malaysia Airlines says changes route for planes

July 18, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia Airlines says that in the wake of the shooting down of one of its passenger jets over Ukraine, it has changed the route it planes will take on flights to an... more »»

Ukraine: Pro-Russia rebels downed Malaysian plane

July 18, 2014

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine accused pro-Russian separatists of shooting down a Malaysian jetliner with 298 people aboard, sharply escalating the crisis and threatening to draw both East and... more »»

AP source: Missile took down jet in Ukraine

July 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — American intelligence authorities believe a surface-to-air missile took down a passenger jet in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, a U.S. more »»

Malaysia says jetliner did not make distress call

July 18, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Malaysia Airlines jetliner that went down in war-torn Ukraine did not make any distress call, Malaysia's prime minister said Friday, adding that its flight route... more »»

US trying to determine why jet down in Ukraine

July 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration scrambled Thursday to determine what brought down a passenger jet in Ukraine and confirm whether Americans were killed in an incident that could worsen... more »»

China, Russia leaders seek South American inroads

July 18, 2014

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — It's enough to make an aging U.S. Cold Warrior shudder. more »»

UN Security Council sets urgent meeting on Ukraine

July 18, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council will hold an emergency meeting Friday morning on Ukraine.

Britain's U.. more »»

Israel invades Gaza after Hamas rejects truce

July 18, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The heavy thud of tank shells, often just seconds apart, echoed across the Gaza Strip early Friday as thousands of Israeli soldiers launched a ground invasion,... more »»

For Malaysia Airlines, disaster strikes twice

July 18, 2014

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Two Boeing 777s. Two incredibly rare aviation disasters. And one airlin. more »»

Malaysia Airlines says 298 on board doomed flight

July 18, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia Airlines has increased the death toll from Flight 17 that was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine on Thursday to 298 from 295, saying that three infants... more »»

Palestinian UN envoy hopes for cease-fire soon

July 18, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Palestinian United Nations envoy says he hopes "a very intensive negotiation" in Cairo might produce a cease-fire "in the hours to come" between Israel and Hamas. more »»

Most passengers on doomed airliner were Dutch

July 18, 2014

The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 that was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine on Thursday was carrying 298 people from at least nine countrie. more »»

Ukraine: Pro-Russia rebels downed Malaysian plane

July 17, 2014

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine accused pro-Russian separatists of shooting down a Malaysian jetliner with 295 people aboard Thursday, sharply escalating the crisis and threatening to draw both... more »»

 
 

 

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