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Austerity debate flares as Europe recovery fades

September 1, 2014

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe's recovery is in danger. Governments are under pressure to save it, but struggling with political obstacles and disagreement among themselves over what to do. more »»

NATO plans high-readiness force to counter Russia

September 1, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO leaders this week will be asked to approve creation of a high-readiness force and the stockpiling of military equipment and supplies in Eastern Europe to help protect member... more »»

Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

September 1, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy — a shift that reflects Moscow's... more »»

Battle-hit Ukraine village picks up the pieces

September 1, 2014

HRABSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Alexander Bespalko and his son lifted parts from a burned-out Ukrainian armored personnel carrier in a village ravaged by the past week's battles. more »»

Protesters briefly storm Pakistan state TV station

September 1, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Anti-government protesters stormed Pakistan's state television building Monday, forcing the channel briefly off the air as they clashed with police and pushed closer to the prime... more »»

Spain orders custody for parents of ill UK boy

September 1, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The grandmother of a 5-year-old British boy with a severe brain tumor accused U.. more »»

Syrian rebels, government clash in Golan Heights

September 1, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels clashed with government troops on Monday in the Golan Heights, where al-Qaida-linked insurgents abducted U.N. peacekeepers last week, activists sai. more »»

UN diplomats examine Islamic State alleged crimes

September 1, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — Iraq's government asked the U.N. more »»

Turkey summons US diplomat over spying report

September 1, 2014

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Turkish foreign ministry has summoned the most senior U.S. diplomat in the country for clarification of a report about American and British spying in Turke. more »»

Israeli children return to school after Gaza war

September 1, 2014

KIBBUTZ SAAD, Israel (AP) — Thousands of Israeli children in areas near the Gaza Strip went back to school Monday after spending the summer in bomb shelters as rockets and mortars rained on their... more »»

Anti-euro party's success poses dilemma for Merkel

September 1, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — The success of a new anti-euro party in a German state election intensifies a dilemma for Chancellor Angela Merkel: how to handle a rival whose rise could make it more difficult for... more »»

Moscow: Ukraine talks must back cease-fire now

September 1, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Diplomats at a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine must push for an immediate, unconditional cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian... more »»

China anti-dissent playbook may fail in Hong Kong

September 1, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — China's Communist leaders have pulled out their usual playbook to suppress resistance to their plans to tightly limit the first direct election of Hong Kong's leader, but are... more »»

Liberia extends stay-home order amid Ebola crisis

September 1, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president ordered most civil servants to stay home another month in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, according to a statement released... more »»

Protesters clash with Pakistan police, storm TV

September 1, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani anti-government protesters stormed the state TV building on Monday, forcing the channel briefly off the air as they clashed with police and pushed further into a... more »»

Iran president urges clerics to tolerate Internet

September 1, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president Monday urged the country's clerics to be more tolerant of the Internet and new technologies, which are often the target of criticism by influential hard-liner... more »»

Turkey issues warrants for police in alleged plot

September 1, 2014

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish authorities have issued arrest warrants for 33 police officers accused of plotting against the government. more »»

Paris suburb building blast death toll reaches 7

September 1, 2014

PARIS (AP) — The death toll in the partial collapse of a four-story apartment building has risen to seven in a northeastern Paris suburb after emergency crews pulled the body of an elderly woman... more »»

Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

September 1, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for... more »»

Merkel aide downplays anti-euro party's success

September 1, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A top aide to German Chancellor Angela Merkel is downplaying a new anti-euro party's strong showing in a state election, arguing that it's too early to say its long-term success is... more »»

 
 

 

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