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Pope denounces perversion of religion for violence

September 21, 2014

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Pope Francis denounced that extremists around the world are "perverting" religion to justify violence as he visited Albania on Sunday, holding up as a model the Balkan... more »»

US applauds Afghan power-sharing agreement

September 21, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration applauded the power-sharing deal signed Sunday by Afghanistan's two presidential candidates. more »»

Egyptian military helicopter crashes, 6 killed

September 21, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian state television says a military helicopter has crashed in an oasis province southwest of Cairo, killing six and wounding one. more »»

Wife of UK hostage issues plea to militants

September 21, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The wife of a British aid worker held hostage by the Islamic State group has issued a statement pleading for the militants to release him and respond to her messages "before it is... more »»

Afghan presidential candidates sign unity deal

September 21, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's two presidential candidates signed a power-sharing deal on Sunday that makes one president and the other chief executive, ending months of political... more »»

Spanish judge indicts 9 persons for cyber fraud

September 21, 2014

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish judge charged nine people with fraud Sunday for allegedly participating in the theft of $45 million after a massive hacking of a bank's card payments system. more »»

Turkish security forces clash with Kurds

September 21, 2014

KUCUK KENDIRCILER, Turkey (AP) — Turkish security forces on Sunday fired tear gas, water and paint pellets on dozens of Kurds in a village on the border with Syria, which tens of thousands of... more »»

UN: 70,000 Syrians escape fighting to Turkey

September 21, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency says some 70,000 Syrians have crossed into Turkey in the past 24 hours to escape fighting between Kurdish forces and the Islamic State group. more »»

AP Interview: El-Sissi, Egypt and the terror fight

September 21, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is feeling vindicated by the world's alarm over Islamic extremism that is fueling wars and bloodshed across the Middle East. more »»

Turkish hostages freed, but questions linger

September 21, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid pro quo. more »»

Kurdish fighters head to Syria to face militants

September 21, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of Kurdish fighters raced from Turkey and Iraq into neighboring Syria on Saturday to defend a Kurdish area under attack by Islamic State militants. more »»

A transcript of AP interview with Egypt's el-Sissi

September 20, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — A transcript of The Associated Press's interview with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.

Q: What role will Egypt assume in the U.S. more »»

Designers go for the flow at Milan Fashion Week

September 20, 2014

MILAN (AP) — Milan designers are making a nonbinding treaty with wome. more »»

NATO chief: Ukraine has cease-fire 'in name only'

September 20, 2014

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — NATO's top general said Saturday the two-week-old truce between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country's east is a "cease-fire in name only," and he... more »»

AP Interview: El-Sissi, Egypt and the terror fight

September 20, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is feeling vindicated by the world's alarm over Islamic extremism that is fueling wars and bloodshed across the Middle East. more »»

S. Sudan mediators condemns renewed fighting

September 20, 2014

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Mediators of the conflict in South Sudan say there is renewed fighting there between government and rebel troops. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Refugees stream into Turkey from Syria

September 20, 2014

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Lugging sacks of belongings, hobbling on crutches, carrying children on their hip, more than 60,000 mostly Kurdish refugees in Syria have streamed across the dusty and barren... more »»

Turkish hostages freed, but questions linger

September 20, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid pro quo. more »»

Yemen sets curfew as fighting roils capital

September 20, 2014

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's top security body imposed an overnight curfew in restive areas of the capital, Sanaa, on Saturday after Shiite rebels took over the state television building amid heav... more »»

Kurdish fighters head to Syria to face militants

September 20, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of Kurdish fighters raced from Turkey and Iraq into neighboring Syria on Saturday to defend a Kurdish area under attack by Islamic State militants. more »»

 
 

 

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