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Russia wants to keep Ukraine off UN radar

September 22, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — As world leaders gather at the U.N. this week, the U.S. more »»

Cuban baseball opening runs into trouble

September 22, 2014

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba's unprecedented effort to stop a devastating baseball talent drain doesn't seem to be working, with a string of stars leaving for the major leagues in the year since the... more »»

New Afghan president, but vote totals kept secret

September 22, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Ending months of vote-related tension, Afghanistan's election commission named a new president Sunday only hours after the leading candidates signed a power-sharing deal... more »»

Yemen government signs peace deal with Shiites

September 22, 2014

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni government officials and Shiite rebels signed a peace agreement on Sunday following days of violence that left more than 140 people dead and sent thousands fleeing thei... more »»

New Afghan president, but vote totals kept secret

September 21, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Ending months of vote-related tension, Afghanistan's election commission named a new president Sunday only hours after the leading candidates signed a power-sharing deal... more »»

Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000

September 21, 2014

KUCUK KENDIRCILER, Turkey (AP) — The 19-year-old Kurdish militant, who has been fighting the Islamic State group in Syria, brought his family across the border into Turkey to safety Sunda. more »»

Sierra Leone concludes nationwide Ebola lockdown

September 21, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Frustrated residents complained of food shortages in some neighborhoods of Sierra Leone's capital on Sunday as the country reached the third and final day of a... more »»

Erdogan: Turkey won't give hostage release details

September 21, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish government won't reveal details of a covert operation that ensured the release of 49 people held hostage by the Islamic State group, President Recep Tayyip... more »»

Yemen government signs peace deal with Shiites

September 21, 2014

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni government officials and Shiite rebels signed a peace agreement on Sunday following days of violence that left more than 140 people dead and sent thousands fleeing thei... more »»

Bombings, mortar fire kill 13 people in Iraq

September 21, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Bombs and mortar fire killed 13 people in Shiite areas in and around Baghdad on Sunday, as Iraqi security forces said they succeeded in breaking a siege on soldiers who had been... more »»

Thousands march in Moscow against Ukraine fighting

September 21, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Tens of thousands of people marched through central Moscow on Sunday to demonstrate against the fighting in Ukraine and Russia's alleged complicity in the conflict. more »»

UN General Assembly to focus on war on extremists

September 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A brutal terrorist organization that calls itself a state but lacks recognition from any government will take center stage when more than 140 heads of state and government convene... more »»

Sierra Leone reaches final day of Ebola lockdown

September 21, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Frustrated residents complained of food shortages in some neighborhoods of Sierra Leone's capital on Sunday as the country reached the third and final day of a... more »»

Kenya marks 1 year since Westgate mall attack

September 21, 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Relatives of the dead, survivors and shop owners converged outside Nairobi's Westgate Mall on Sunday, lighting candles and laying flowers in memory of those killed a year ag... more »»

Pope in Albania urges Muslims to condemn extremism

September 21, 2014

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Pope Francis called Sunday for Muslims and all religious leaders to condemn Islamic extremists who "pervert" religion to justify violence, as he visited Albania and held up... more »»

China, US, India push world carbon emissions up

September 21, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year than ever before, scientists announced Sunday as world... more »»

Yemen state media: prime minister resigns

September 21, 2014

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni state media announced the resignation of the country's prime minister Sunday but the president's office denied that it had received any such request, deepening a sense... more »»

Scotland's leader: Voters 'tricked' in referendum

September 21, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The debate over Scotland's future fizzled amid a bitter war of words Sunday, with the Scottish leader claiming his countrymen were "tricked" into rejecting independence in a... more »»

Arab states lag in media war against extremists

September 21, 2014

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As the Islamic State group battles across Syria and Iraq, pushing back larger armies and ruling over entire cities, it is also waging an increasingly... more »»

US general: Arab nations need to help in Iraq

September 21, 2014

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — The U.S. more »»

 
 

 

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