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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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

Pope in Albania urges Muslims to condemn extremism

September 21, 2014

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

Thousands march in Moscow against Ukraine fighting

September 21, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of people are marching through central Moscow to demonstrate against the fighting in Ukraine and Russia's alleged complicity in the conflict. more »»

Attacks kill 10 people in Iraq

September 21, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Bomb and mortar fire attacks killed ten 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... more »»

German families to sue Ukraine over MH17 crash

September 21, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — German relatives of three people killed in the downing of Malaysia Airline Flight 17 plan to sue Ukraine for negligence, a lawyer for the families said Sunday. more »»

Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000

September 21, 2014

KUCUK KENDIRCILER, Turkey (AP) — The number of refugees seeking shelter in Turkey from the Islamic State group's advance across northeastern Syria has hit 100,000, Turkey said Sunday as clashes... more »»

New Afghan president, but vote totals kept secret

September 21, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's election commission has named Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as the winner of the country's presidential election, but the commission did not release final vote... more »»

Egypt to host post-Gaza war talks this week

September 21, 2014

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Egypt will host a brief round of indirect talks this week between Israelis and Palestinians on a sustained Gaza cease-fire deal, as well as negotiations between... more »»

Syria blasts coalition against Islamic State

September 21, 2014

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's parliament speaker said Sunday that the U.. more »»

Kenya marks 1 year since Westgate mall attack

September 21, 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyans marked one year since four gunmen stormed the upscale Westgate Mall in Nairobi, killing 67 people and leaving the capital unsettled for days as militants battled wit... more »»

Roadside bomb kills 2 policemen in Egypt's capital

September 21, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — A roadside bomb went off on Sunday on a busy downtown Cairo street near the Nile-side Egyptian Foreign Ministry, killing two senior policemen, the Interior Ministry said in a... more »»

US applauds Afghan power-sharing agreement

September 21, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration applauded the power-sharing deal signed Sunday by Afghanistan's two presidential candidates. more »»

Egyptian military helicopter crashes, 6 killed

September 21, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian state television says a military helicopter has crashed in an oasis province southwest of Cairo, killing six and wounding one. more »»

 
 

 

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