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AP PHOTOS: Heritage sites under Islamic State control

May 21, 2015

When Islamic State fighters routed Syrian government forces and took control of the ruins of Palmyra Thursday morning, the ancient city became the latest archaeological site to fall into the hand... more »»

Mideast youth unemployment rises amid post-Arab Spring chaos

May 21, 2015

KITTEH, Jordan (AP) — Fawziyeh Sharif and dozens of other young women who make jeans for the U.S. more »»

Japan town to still hunt dolphins after aquariums' rejection

May 21, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — The fishing town of Taiji will not stop its dolphin hunts, the mayor said Thursday, after Japan's aquariums decided to stop buying captured dolphins under international pressure... more »»

Rohingya migrant crisis eases, but hard questions remain

May 21, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — The decision by Indonesia and Malaysia to give temporary shelter to thousands of migrants stranded at sea appears to have defused a potential Southeast Asian humanitarian... more »»

Islamic State in control of Palmyra ruins, activists say

May 21, 2015

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Islamic State militants overran the famed archaeological site at Palmyra early on Thursday, just hours after seizing the central Syrian town, activists and officials said,... more »»

Malaysia orders sea search-and-rescue for migrants

May 21, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's prime minister said Thursday he has ordered the navy and the coast guard to comb the sea to look for stranded migrants, the first country to announce it... more »»

Rising inequality holding back economic growth, report warns

May 21, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The widening gap between haves and have-nots in much of the developed world not only raises concerns about the fraying social fabric — it's also dramatically holding back economic... more »»

The Latest on Rohingya: Myanmar will attend crisis meeting

May 21, 2015

4:00 p.m. (0930 GMT)

The Myanmar government says it will attend a regional meeting on the Rohingya humanitarian crisis next week. more »»

Ukraine lawmakers suspend military cooperation with Russia

May 21, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament on Thursday voted to suspend military cooperation with Russia in a long-anticipated move signaling a further break in relations between the once-close... more »»

Spanish political renegade poses threat to dominant parties

May 21, 2015

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Nearly a decade ago, Albert Rivera caused a stir in Spanish local politics by posing nude in campaign poster. more »»

EU careful not to tread on Moscow's toes at Eastern summit

May 21, 2015

RIGA, Latvia (AP) — European Union leaders on Thursday will seek new ways to bolster ties with six post-communist nations in Eastern Europe, a year and a half after a previous summit of the... more »»

The Latest on Rohingya: US diplomat meets Myanmar leader

May 21, 2015

2:35 p.m. (0830 GMT)

A senior U.S. diplomat has met with Myanmar's president to discuss the urgency of the Rohingya humanitarian crisis.

The U.S. more »»

Failed launches cast shadow over Russian space program

May 21, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Back-to-back rocket launch failures have dealt Russia one of the heaviest blows to its space industry since the Soviet collapse — with national pride and billions of dollars at stake. more »»

Syrian activists: Islamic State in control of Palmyra ruins

May 21, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants overran the famed archaeological site at Palmyra early on Thursday, just hours after seizing the central Syrian town, activists and officials said, raising... more »»

Malaysia orders sea search and rescue for migrants

May 21, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's prime minister said Thursday he has ordered the navy and the coast guard to comb the sea to look for stranded migrants, the first country to announce it... more »»

South Sudan: Casualties as UN compound is bombed

May 21, 2015

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Four civilians, including a woman and a child, were killed on Tuesday when two mortar bombs exploded inside a U.N. more »»

Facing child support, Minneapolis man joins the jihad

May 21, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Abdifatah Ahmed struggled for years to make ends meet. more »»

From middle-class Australian to Islamic State bride

May 21, 2015

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Quietly — almost secretly — Zehra Duman morphed from private school student to Islamic State bride and online recruiter for the movement. more »»

For one Dutchman, life morphed from discos to jihad

May 21, 2015

LEIDEN, Netherlands (AP) — The father says he did not raise his son as a Muslim — and he regrets his decision now. more »»

 
 
 

 

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