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Spate of Mideast virus infections raises concerns

April 17, 2014

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A recent spate of infections from a frequently deadly Middle East virus is raising new worries about efforts to contain the illness, with infectious disease... more »»

Romanian premier co-pilots US F-16 fighter jet

April 17, 2014

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's prime minister has co-piloted an F-16 fighter jet at the end of Romanian and U.S. air exercise. more »»

Berlusconi: glad to help elderly as punishment

April 17, 2014

ROME (AP) — Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi says he's glad a Milan court ordered him to help the elderly as part of his punishment for a tax fraud conviction. more »»

Grief in town of students missing in ferry sinking

April 17, 2014

ANSAN, South Korea (AP) — The most poignant reminders of what's been lost here are the most ordinary. more »»

Kenya sends 91 Somalis to Mogadishu amid crackdown

April 17, 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — If you have a beard or wear loose-fitting clothing associated with Muslims, you will be targeted, says Omar bin Omar as police carried out a security sweep of Somali... more »»

Snowden questions Putin on surveillance policies

April 17, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Several hours into Vladimir Putin's televised call-in show, one of the TV anchors interrupted viewers' questions to air what she said was a "sensational video" for the Russian... more »»

Diplomats eye joint statement on Ukraine

April 17, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — A Russian official says top diplomats from the U.S., EU, Ukraine and Russia are trying to forge a joint position on the crisis in Ukrain. more »»

Jones, Godard, Cronenberg in competition at Cannes

April 17, 2014

PARIS (AP) — David Cronenberg deconstructs Hollywood, Tommy Lee Jones goes Western and reclusive New Wave legend Jean-Luc Godard returns in 3-D in films competing at next month's Cannes Film... more »»

Nigeria: Fate of 115 abducted girls unknown

April 17, 2014

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The fate of 115 female students abducted by Islamic extremists was thrown into uncertainty Thursday when their school principal denied the Nigerian military's report tha... more »»

3 protesters killed in attack on Ukrainian base

April 17, 2014

MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — The turmoil in Ukraine dominated the European landscape Thursday, as three protesters were killed in a clash in southern Ukraine, high-level talks were held in Geneva and... more »»

UN: Iran cuts stock closest to nuke-arms grade

April 17, 2014

VIENNA (AP) — Iran has converted most of a nuclear stockpile that it could have turned quickly into weapons-grade uranium into less volatile forms as part of a deal with six world powers, the U.. more »»

Ukraine, US work to reduce tensions with Russia

April 17, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — Ukraine is hoping to placate Russia and calm hostilities with its neighbor even as the U.S. prepares a new round of sanctions to punish Moscow for what it regards as fomenting unrest. more »»

Putin hopes no need to send troops into Ukraine

April 17, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday rejected claims that Russian special forces are fomenting unrest in eastern Ukraine, but recognized for the first time that the troops i... more »»

India struggles with rebel threats during election

April 17, 2014

RAJNANDGAON, India (AP) — Indians cast ballots Thursday on the biggest day of voting in the country's weekslong general election, streaming into polling stations even in areas where leftist rebel... more »»

Algerians trickle to polls in presidential vote

April 17, 2014

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerians trickled into voting booths Thursday to elect the president of this oil-rich North African nation in an election expected to be dominated by the ailing incumbent... more »»

Samples collected from oil slick not from plane

April 17, 2014

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Investigators were analyzing data collected by a robotic submarine that completed its first successful scan of the seabed Thursday in the hunt for the missing Malaysian... more »»

Gunmen attack Iraq military base, kill 10 soldiers

April 17, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants launched a brazen attack on a military base in a restive area in northern Iraq on Thursday, killing at least 10 soldiers and wounding 12, officials sai. more »»

Nigeria: Fate of 100+ abducted girls unknown

April 17, 2014

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The fate of more than 100 girls and young women abducted by Islamic extremists was thrown into uncertainty Thursday when their school principal denied a report from... more »»

Classmates celebrating 60th birthday among missing

April 17, 2014

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Kim Jeong-keun woke up on his cabin bed to find out his friends had smeared lipstick on his face while he had been asleep, a prank harking back to their school days. more »»

Forensic expert faulted at Pistorius trial

April 17, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The prosecutor at the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, a double-amputee Olympian, cross-examined one of the defense's forensic experts Thursday after the judge... more »»

 
 

 

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