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Italy demands answers as student's body flown in from Cairo

February 6, 2016

ROME (AP) — Italy demanded Saturday that Egyptian authorities swiftly determine who was responsible for the torture and slaying of an Italian doctoral student researching Egyptian labor movements... more »»

Austrian police: 5 skiers killed in 'massive' avalanche

February 6, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Five people were killed Saturday when a "massive" avalanche in the Austrian Alps struck skiers from the Czech Republic taking part in a freeriding camp, police said. more »»

Syria says any foreign troops would return 'in coffins'

February 6, 2016

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's foreign minister warned Saturday that Saudi or other foreign troops entering his country would "return home in wooden coffins" and asserted that recent military... more »»

Italy demands answers as student's body is flown from Cairo

February 6, 2016

ROME (AP) — Italy demanded Saturday that Egyptian authorities swiftly determine the truth about an Italian doctoral student slain and reportedly tortured in Cairo as he researched Egyptian labor... more »»

Pope's sex abuse panel tells survivor to take a time-out

February 6, 2016

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis' sex abuse advisory committee voted Saturday to sideline one of its members, a high-profile abuse survivor who had clashed with the commission over its mission. more »»

The Latest: Anti-migrant protesters rally in Prague

February 6, 2016

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Latest on the flow of refugees from the Middle East and elsewhere to Europe (all times local):

4:25 p.m. more »»

EU ministers want to buttress borders to stem refugee flow

February 6, 2016

AMSTERDAM (AP) — European Union nations anxious to stem the flow of asylum-seekers coming through the Balkans are increasingly considering sending more help to non-member Macedonia as a better wa... more »»

Over 100 missing, 14 dead as strong quake rattles Taiwan

February 6, 2016

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers were searching late Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn, causing a high-rise... more »»

The Latest: Iran holds funeral for troops killed in Syria

February 6, 2016

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Latest on the fighting in Syria, where government forces are waging a massive offensive around the northern city of Aleppo, once the country's largest. more »»

Seoul: N. Korea moves up rocket launch window to Feb. 7-14

February 6, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has moved up the window of its planned long-range rocket launch to Feb. 7-14, South Korea's Defense Ministry said Saturday. more »»

Afghanistan meeting ends with call for talks with Taliban

February 6, 2016

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Four-nation talks aimed at ending Afghanistan's 15-year war concluded with a call for direct talks between the government and the Taliban by the end of Februar. more »»

Over 100 missing, 13 dead as strong quake rattles Taiwan

February 6, 2016

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers were searching late Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn and caused a high-rise... more »»

5 arrested in killing of British pilot in Tanzania

February 6, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A total of five people have been arrested for the shooting death of a British pilot who was flying a helicopter on an anti-poaching mission in Tanzania, a conservation group... more »»

FM: Foreign troops entering Syria would return 'in coffins'

February 6, 2016

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem warned Saturday that Saudi or other foreign ground troops entering Syria would "return home in wooden coffins," and called on rebel groups... more »»

The Latest: More than 100 missing, 13 dead in Taiwan quake

February 6, 2016

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — The Latest on a magnitude-6.4 earthquake in southern Taiwan (all times local):

8:40 p.. more »»

Iran body reverses ban on 1,500 election candidate

February 6, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's constitutional watchdog, the hard-line Guardian Council, reversed a ban on 1,500 candidates who had registered to run in Feb. more »»

11 dead, hundreds rescued as strong quake rattles Taiwan

February 6, 2016

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers raced to find additional survivors after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday and collapsed a building in a high-rise... more »»

The Latest: Death toll rises to 11 in Taiwan quake

February 6, 2016

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — The Latest on a magnitude-6.4 earthquake in southern Taiwan (all times local):

6:55 p.m. more »»

Four-country talks resume on path to Afghan peace

February 6, 2016

ISLAMABAD (AP) — China, the United States, Afghanistan and Pakistan launched their third round of talks Saturday aimed at finding a way to get the warring Taliban to sit and talk peace with the... more »»

7 dead, hundreds rescued and injured as quake rattles Taiwan

February 6, 2016

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers raced to find additional survivors after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday and collapsed a high-rise residential complex,... more »»

 
 

 

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