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Phased US-Iran nuclear deal taking shape

February 23, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — The United States and Iran are working on a two-phase deal that clamps down on Tehran's nuclear program for at least a decade before providing it leeway over the remainder of the... more »»

94-year-old charged with serving in Auschwitz death camp

February 23, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have charged a 94-year-old man with 3,681 counts of accessory to murder on allegations he served in the Nazis' Auschwitz death camp. more »»

Death toll rises to at least 70 in Bangladesh ferry disaster

February 23, 2015

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The death toll from a weekend ferry disaster in central Bangladesh rose to 70 on Monday, as divers finished their search after the vessel was lifted to the surface and... more »»

Fearing Ebola, N. Korea bars tourists from capital marathon

February 23, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Further restricting travel to the already isolated country, North Korea barred foreigners from one of its most popular tourist events — the annual Pyongyang marathon — because of... more »»

North Korea bars foreigners from Pyongyang marathon

February 23, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Further restricting travel to the already isolated country, North Korea barred foreigners from one of its most popular tourist events — the annual Pyongyang marathon — because of... more »»

Greece overhauling reforms, but faces dissent at home

February 23, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece will present a list of proposed reforms to debt inspectors on Monday to get final approval for an extension to its rescue loans. more »»

News Guide: Myanmar troops, ethnic rebels in fierce fighting

February 23, 2015

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Fighting between Myanmar troops and ethnic Kokang rebels near the Chinese border has left more than 130 dead since the clashes started Feb. 9. more »»

Phased Iran-US nuclear deal taking shape

February 23, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — The United States and Iran are shaping the contours of a deal that would initially freeze Tehran's nuclear program but would allow it to slowly ramp up activities that could be used... more »»

Egypt postpones retrial of 2 Al-Jazeera English journalists

February 23, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — The retrial of two Al-Jazeera English journalists who face terror-related charges in a case widely criticized by human rights organizations and media groups has been postponed to... more »»

Mediator cites distress over South Sudan truce violation

February 23, 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The continuing violations of a South Sudan truce signed earlier this month are vexing mediators, an Ethiopian official said Monday as peace talks resumed on Monday... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia

February 23, 2015

People in China and throughout the world began their Lunar New Year celebrations last week. more »»

Ukraine: rebel attacks prevent weapons pullback

February 23, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian military spokesman says continuing attacks from rebels are delaying Ukrainian forces' pullback of heavy weapons from the front line in the country's east. more »»

Lost amid fiery rhetoric: progress toward closing Guantanamo

February 23, 2015

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — Thirty-five-year-old Abdalmalik Wahab had been imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay for nearly 14 years without charge when he got some good news: The U.S. more »»

Death toll rises to at least 68 in Bangladesh ferry disaster

February 23, 2015

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The death toll from a weekend ferry disaster in central Bangladesh rose to 68 as divers searched for bodies Monday in the latest mishap in the South Asian natio. more »»

Death toll rises to at least 65 in Bangladesh ferry disaster

February 23, 2015

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The death toll from a weekend ferry disaster in central Bangladesh rose to 65 as divers searched for bodies Monday in the latest mishap in the South Asian natio. more »»

Zionism debate at heart of bitter Israeli vote

February 23, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — What is Zionism? The ideological question, rooted in the 19th century, has gained surprising urgency in an Israeli election campaign that seems more open than had been expected. more »»

Somalia extremists urge attacks on US shopping malls

February 23, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A video purported to be by Somalia's al-Qaida-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other Western countries. more »»

Somalia extremists urge attacks on US shopping malls

February 22, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A video purported to be by Somalia's al-Qaida-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other Western countries. more »»

Blast hits march in eastern Ukraine, killing 2

February 22, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A bomb blast killed two at a march in east Ukraine on Sunday on the first anniversary of the ouster of the country's Russia-friendly president, a gruesome counterpoint to the... more »»

South Africa: All 486 miners trapped by fire are found safe

February 22, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — All 486 miners trapped underground after a fire broke out at a South African goldmine have been found safe, the mine's spokeswoman said Sunday. more »»

 
 
 

 

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