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Q&A: What's behind Malaysia's sodomy case vs Anwar

October 29, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's top court is hearing this week the final appeal by opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim challenging his second conviction on sodomy charges in 14 years. more »»

Basketball more than just a game for Saudi women

October 29, 2014

JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — As the NBA season kicks off in America this week, a group of Saudi women and girls will be pursuing their own hoop dreams. more »»

Mexico investigators comb gully for missing 43

October 29, 2014

COCULA, Mexico (AP) — Forensic experts combed a gully in southern Mexico on Tuesday for the remains of 43 missing students, as frustration mounted among relatives of both the disappeared and the... more »»

Iraqi Kurds head to fight militants in Syria

October 29, 2014

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — A group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga troops arrived in Turkey early Wednesday and headed toward the border to help their Syrian brethren fight Islamic State extremists in the... more »»

Reality TV show 'Big Brother' to debut in China

October 29, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese online video site says it is bringing the "Big Brother" reality TV show to China.

Youku Tudou Inc. more »»

Seoul: N. Korea's Kim Jong Un had ankle surgery

October 29, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's spy agency believes it has solved the mystery of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's 6-week public absence that set off a frenzy of global speculation, a... more »»

Mexico investigators comb gully for missing 43

October 28, 2014

COCULA, Mexico (AP) — Forensic experts combed a gully in southern Mexico on Tuesday for the remains of 43 missing students, as frustration mounted among relatives of both the disappeared and the... more »»

Video: Islamic State hostage 'reports' for captors

October 28, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — A captive British photojournalist has been used by the Islamic State group to take on the role of a war correspondent in the extremists' latest propaganda video. more »»

Iraqi Kurds head to fight militants in Syria

October 28, 2014

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Thousands of cheering, flag-waving people gave a noisy send-off to a group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga troops who left Tuesday for Turkey — the first step on their way to help... more »»

Israel attorney general probes Palestinian bus ban

October 28, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's attorney general said Tuesday he would ask the country's defense minister to explain his proposed order banning thousands of Palestinian workers from the Israeli public... more »»

Court tells UK man: Nudity is not a human right

October 28, 2014

LONDON (AP) — A British man who spurns clothes has lost a legal bid to have public nudity declared a human righ. more »»

Patient Zero in Ebola outbreak was Guinean toddler

October 28, 2014

LONDON (AP) — In the Guinean village where the current West African Ebola outbreak began, 14 graves mark the spot where the lethal virus began to spiral out of control. more »»

Top UN Ebola official: new cases poorly tracked

October 28, 2014

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Authorities are having trouble figuring out how many more people are getting Ebola in Liberia and Sierra Leone and where the hot spots are in those countries, harming... more »»

Swiss agency approves trial for Ebola vaccine

October 28, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — The Swiss agency that regulates new drugs said Tuesday it has approved an application for a clinical trial with an experimental Ebola vaccine at the Lausanne University Hospital. more »»

Egypt to create buffer zone along Gaza border

October 28, 2014

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian authorities on Tuesday ordered residents living along the country's eastern border with the Gaza Strip to evacuate so they can demolish their homes and set up a... more »»

Nicely preserved mammoth carcass shown in Moscow

October 28, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Nearly 40,000 years old and in surprisingly good shape, the carcass of a woolly mammoth has gone on display in Moscow. more »»

Ukraine's parliament to remain a rowdy place

October 28, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Anti-corruption crusaders, paramilitary commanders, radical ultranationalists, remnants of the disgraced former president's entourage. more »»

Pope delivers mini-encyclical on poor, environment

October 28, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis delivered an off-the-cuff, mini-encyclical on the rights of the poor, the injustices of unemployment, and the need for environmental protection Tuesday, saying... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

October 28, 2014

The U.S.-led coalition kept up its airstrikes last week on the northern Syrian town of Kobani, trying to make sure it does not fall to militants from the Islamic State group. more »»

Museum of Jewish history opens in Poland

October 28, 2014

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The presidents of Poland and Israel on Tuesday joined Holocaust survivors for the formal opening of a multimedia museum that tells the 1,000-year history of Jewish life in... more »»

 
 
 

 

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