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Kenyan drivers fume over city plan to get traffic moving

April 14, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The nerves of commuters are fraying in Kenya's capital, where getting from A to B isn't as easy as it sounds. more »»

Somali police say 10 die in attack on government office

April 14, 2015

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Ten people were killed on Tuesday in an assault on a government office complex and seven attackers were also killed, according to a government spokesman. more »»

From monarchs to Gandhi, South African statues vandalized

April 14, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Excrement thrown at the statue of British colonialist Cecil John Rhodes began a wave of vandalizing protests in South Africa. more »»

Attacks kill 20 civilians in and around Baghdad

April 14, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Attacks in and around Baghdad killed at least 20 civilians on Tuesday, as Iraqi security forces repelled an attack by the Islamic State group on the country's largest oil refinery,... more »»

Nigeria president-elect: Can't promise to find Chibok girls

April 14, 2015

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — On the first anniversary of the kidnapping by Islamic extremists of hundreds of girls from a school in northeast Nigeria, President-elect Muhammadu Buhari said Tuesday that... more »»

Over 7,000 migrants rescued off Italy since Friday, EU says

April 14, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says that more than 7,000 migrants have been plucked from the Mediterranean since Friday as an unprecedented wave of people flee conflict and poverty seeking... more »»

China frees 5 women's rights activists after month detention

April 14, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have released five women's rights campaigners whose detentions for more than a month sparked an international outcry and underscored the government's tight... more »»

Iran expects delivery of Russian missiles by end of the year

April 14, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Iran expects Russia to deliver the S-300 air defense missile system by the end of the year, the head of the Iranian security council said Tuesday. more »»

Fighting in eastern Ukraine rages on overnight despite talks

April 14, 2015

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Fighting is still raging on the outskirts of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine despite peace talks this week. more »»

US vets return to Mideast to battle past and present demons

April 14, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — A decade after his first Iraq tour, former U.. more »»

China releases women's activists after month's detention

April 14, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities released five women's rights campaigners Monday whose detentions sparked an international outcry and underscored the government's tight restrictions on... more »»

Russia, Ukraine agree on withdrawal of smaller caliber arms

April 13, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Russia and Ukraine agreed Monday to call for the pullback of smaller caliber weapons from the front lines in eastern Ukraine as part of a fresh push to end the region's yearlong... more »»

AP Interview: Hezbollah leader blasts Saudi strikes in Yemen

April 13, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — A top leader of the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group directed a barrage of criticism at Saudi Arabia on Monday, accusing the kingdom of committing genocide with its airstrike... more »»

Russia lifts ban on delivery of S-300 missiles to Iran

April 13, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Monday sanctioned the delivery of a highly capable Russian air defense missile system to Iran, a game changer move that would significantly bolster the... more »»

China releases women's activists after month's detention

April 13, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities released five women's rights campaigners Monday whose detentions sparked an international outcry and underscored the government's tight restrictions on... more »»

Annual Nazi hunting report downgrades US, credits Germany

April 13, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — The world's predominant Nazi-hunting group took the United States to task over its failure to prosecute a member of a notorious Nazi unit who lived quietly in Minnesota for... more »»

Low turnout in Sudan vote set to extend al-Bashir's rule

April 13, 2015

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Only a trickle of voters, some in uniform, showed up at a polling station in Sudan on Monday as the country took part in an election that will almost certainly extend the... more »»

Pakistani PM urges Iran to bring Yemen's rebels to talks

April 13, 2015

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's prime minister on Monday called on Iran to use its influence to help bring Yemen's Shiite rebels to the negotiating table on the crisis roiling their country, where... more »»

France's govt wants emergency surveillance powers

April 13, 2015

PARIS (AP) — French Prime Minister Manuel Valls called Monday for emergency government surveillance powers in case of an exceptional threat, a move prompted by the deadly Paris attacks earlier... more »»

Israel: Russian missile sale 'direct result' of nuclear deal

April 13, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says Russia's decision to sell advanced anti-aircraft missiles to Iran is the "direct result" of the international community's framework nuclear deal with the Islamic... more »»

 
 
 

 

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