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Survivor: Smugglers locked hundreds in hold of capsized boat

April 19, 2015

ROME (AP) — A smuggler's boat crammed with hundreds of people overturned off Libya's coast as rescuers approached, causing what could be the Mediterranean's deadliest known migrant tragedy and... more »»

Opposition centrists win Finland election, face tough talks

April 19, 2015

HELSINKI (AP) — The opposition Center Party has won Finland's parliamentary election but its new leader faces tough talks on forming a government following the success of the populist,... more »»

Finnish opposition leader declares victory in election

April 19, 2015

HELSINKI (AP) — Juha Sipila declared his opposition Center Party the winner of Finland's parliamentary election Sunday and will become the country's new prime minister at the head of a coalition... more »»

Turkish Cypriot leadership election to go into 2nd round

April 19, 2015

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The election for the Turkish Cypriot leadership will go to a second round after none of the candidates managed to garner enough votes Sunday to avoid a runoff, authorities... more »»

The Latest: Migrant survivor says 950 aboard capsized boat

April 19, 2015

10:20 p.m. (2020 GMT, 4:20 p.m. more »»

Hundreds of migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean Sea

April 19, 2015

ROME (AP) — A smuggler's boat crammed with hundreds of people overturned off Libya's coast as rescuers approached, causing what could be the Mediterranean's deadliest known migrant tragedy and... more »»

Despite victory, Israeli leader struggling to form coalition

April 19, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — With a resounding election victory last month, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to have an easy path toward quickly establishing a coalition government with his... more »»

Gunmen storm Afghan police station as mine clearers abducted

April 19, 2015

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — Insurgents armed with guns and explosives attacked a police station Sunday in Afghanistan's southern city of Lashkar Gar, wounding two officers and a civilian as... more »»

The Latest: Stable Libya would avert migrant deaths: Germany

April 19, 2015

8:55 p.m. (1855 GMT, 2:55 p.. more »»

Opposition Center Party takes early lead in Finnish election

April 19, 2015

HELSINKI (AP) — Finland voted Sunday to determine which coalition could lift the country out of a three-year recession, with the opposition Center Party in an early lead over the ruling... more »»

A search for the living among the dead in the Mediterranean

April 19, 2015

ROME (AP) — Only a few dozen people were saved Sunday after the capsizing of a fishing boat carrying hundreds of people, raising fears that the migrant tragedy off Libya's coast could become the... more »»

The Latest: UK minister will discuss migrants at EU meeting

April 19, 2015

7:55 p.m. (1755 GMT, 1:55 p.m. EDT)

Britain's foreign secretary says he will bring up the issue of migrant trafficking at a meeting of European Union foreign ministers on Monday. more »»

Video: Islamic State kills Ethiopian Christians in Libya

April 19, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Islamic State militants in Libya shot and beheaded groups of captive Ethiopian Christians, a video purportedly from the extremists showed Sunday. more »»

Afghan police say insurgents enter southern police compound

April 19, 2015

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — Insurgents armed with guns and explosives entered a police station in Afghanistan's southern city of Lashkar Gar on Sunday after a suicide bomber detonated explosives... more »»

Palestinian Cabinet ministers make rare visit to Gaza

April 19, 2015

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Ten months after taking office, Cabinet ministers in a Palestinian unity government paid a rare visit to the Gaza Strip on Sunday, hoping to breathe life into a... more »»

Iran's powerful Guard rejects inspection of military sites

April 19, 2015

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — International nuclear inspectors will be barred from all Iranian military sites under any deal with world powers, a senior commander in the Revolutionary Guard said Sunday,... more »»

Sea of sorrows: Many migrants drown trying to reach Italy

April 19, 2015

ROME (AP) — Migrants seeking a better life in Europe have died by the thousands in the Mediterranean Sea in recent years while fleeing poverty and bloodshed in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. more »»

24 dead, 28 safe, hundreds missing as Med migrant boat sinks

April 19, 2015

ROME (AP) — A crowded fishing boat that one survivor said carried 700 migrants capsized north of Libya overnight, and only a few dozen people were rescued Sunday, raising fears that it could... more »»

Fighting, airstrikes hit across Yemen as Saudis pledge aid

April 19, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Fighting and Saudi-led airstrikes targeting Shiite rebels struck Sunday across Yemen, officials said, as the United Nations said that Saudi Arabia had agreed to completely fun... more »»

 
 
 

 

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