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France's Socialist govt dissolves in internal feud

August 25, 2014

PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande dissolved the government on Monday after open feuding among his Cabinet over the country's stagnant economy. more »»

Iran TV shows off allegedly downed Israeli drone

August 25, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state TV on Monday broadcast footage purported to show an Israeli drone the country's Revolutionary Guard claimed to have shot down over the weekend near an Iranian... more »»

Gaza fighting rages on as new truce talks rumored

August 25, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Fighting between Israel and Gaza militants raged on Monday despite claims of new cease-fire efforts as hundreds of Israelis living in communities near the coastal... more »»

AP Photos: Spirits roam during HK ghost festival

August 25, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Countless hungry and restless ghosts are roaming Hong Kong, and the world, to visit their living descendants, at least according to Chinese convention. more »»

French government dissolved amid internal feud

August 25, 2014

PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande dissolved the government on Monday after open feuding in his Cabinet over the country's stagnant economy. more »»

Israel strikes kill 2 in Gaza; official's home hit

August 25, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A new round of Israeli airstrikes and tank fire pounded Gaza on Monday as officials in the coastal strip said two more Palestinian civilians died from the violence. more »»

American held in Syria freed after nearly 2 years

August 25, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the U.S. more »»

Whisky's worries mirror economic fears in Scotland

August 25, 2014

ISLAY, Scotland (AP) — Carl Reavey plunged his nose into the glass, inhaled the amber liquid's scent, then sipped. Slowly. more »»

Israel leader tries to link Hamas, Iraq extremists

August 25, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister is trying to capitalize on the gruesome video of an American journalist's beheading by the Islamic State extremist group, saying Hamas is an equally... more »»

Thai junta leader assumes prime minister post

August 25, 2014

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's junta leader, who seized power in a military coup three months ago, officially assumed his new post as prime minister on Monday following an endorsement from the... more »»

Dempsey: We will act if Islamic group threatens US

August 25, 2014

ABOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT (AP) — Gen. Martin Dempsey said Sunday that once he determines the Islamic State militants in Iraq have become a direct threat to the U.. more »»

Girls from Brazil's favelas find escape in ballet

August 25, 2014

SAO PAULO (AP) — Past the graffiti-covered overpass and subway tracks, in a slum penned in by high-rises, 8-year-old Gabriela Aparecida fixes her curly hair into a bun as she waits for a ride to... more »»

Israel leader tries to link Hamas, Iraq extremists

August 24, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister is trying to capitalize on the gruesome video of an American journalist's beheading by the Islamic State extremist group, saying Hamas is an equally... more »»

Minister: 2 people have died of Ebola in Congo

August 24, 2014

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Two Ebola-related deaths have been confirmed in Congo, the country's health minister said Sunday, though local officials believe the cases are unrelated to the outbreak in... more »»

Cristobal's pelting rains lash southeast Bahamas

August 24, 2014

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Slow-moving Tropical Storm Cristobal lashed parts of the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands with heavy rainfall and white-crested surf after swollen... more »»

Palestinian president prepares new UN appeal

August 24, 2014

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Aides to the Palestinian president say he is preparing a new appeal to the international community to order Israel to end its occupation of lands captured in the 1967... more »»

Libya's Islamist militias claim control of capital

August 24, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Libya's Islamist militias said Sunday they have consolidated their hold on Tripoli and its international airport, driving out rival militias to the outskirts of the capital following... more »»

Iran says it downs Israeli drone near nuclear site

August 24, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said Sunday its forces shot down an Israeli drone as it approached an Iranian nuclear site, recovering major parts of what it described as an... more »»

Islamic authority: Extremists no 'Islamic State'

August 24, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — The top Islamic authority in Egypt, revered by many Muslims worldwide, launched an Internet-based campaign Sunday challenging an extremist group in Syria and Iraq by saying it should... more »»

Tropical Storm Cristobal forms near Bahamas

August 24, 2014

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tropical Storm Cristobal grew in strength Sunday and lashed parts of the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands with heavy rainfall and white-crested sur. more »»

 
 

 

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