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South Sudan leader signs peace deal amid sanctions threat

August 26, 2015

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Wednesday signed a peace deal with rebels, more than 20 months after the start of fighting between the army and rebels led by his... more »»

Guatemalan ex-vice president held during corruption trial

August 26, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A judge ordered Guatemala's former vice president to remain in jail Wednesday while she stands trial on charges of conspiracy, customs fraud and bribery, based on allegation... more »»

Gunman in Afghan uniform kills 2 US troops at base

August 26, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A man wearing an Afghan security force uniform opened fire Wednesday inside a base in southern Afghanistan, killing two U.S. more »»

Gunmen in Afghan uniforms kill 2 US troops at base

August 26, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Two men wearing Afghan security force uniforms opened fire Wednesday inside a military base in southern Afghanistan, killing two U.S. more »»

Hungary's border fence proves futile in slowing migrant flow

August 26, 2015

ROSZKE, Hungary (AP) — Clambering over the razor-wire fence or crawling under it, migrants surged Wednesday across the Serbian border into Hungary. more »»

Gunman in French train attack charged with terrorism

August 26, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The Moroccan suspect in a foiled attack on a high-speed train in France is facing terrorism charges over what authorities say was a plan to unleash carnage among hundreds of... more »»

Gunmen in Afghan uniforms kill 2 NATO troops at base

August 26, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Two men wearing Afghan security force uniforms opened fire Wednesday inside a military base in southern Afghanistan, killing two NATO soldiers before being shot dead... more »»

A look at the latest developments in Europe's migrant crisis

August 26, 2015

Record numbers of migrants fleeing violence and poverty in countries such as Syria, Afghanistan and Eritrea are trying to reach Europe this year, despite the risks of perilous sea crossings and... more »»

About 50 bodies found in hull of migrant ship off Libya

August 26, 2015

ROME (AP) — About 50 bodies were found in the hull of a migrant boat that was rescued off Libya's northern coast Wednesday, adding to the more than 2,400 people who have perished at sea this year... more »»

Palestinians could raise flag at UN before pope visit

August 26, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — In a move likely to upset Israel's government, the Palestinians are seeking to raise their flag, along with the Vatican flag, at U.N. more »»

DoD manual allows journalists to be held as 'belligerents'

August 26, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — New Defense Department guidelines allow commanders to punish journalists and treat them as "unprivileged belligerents" if they believe journalists are sympathizing or cooperatin... more »»

US stocks open sharply higher after 6-day slump

August 26, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening sharply higher Wednesday after slumping for six straight days amid concern that growth in China was slowing more quickly than previously thought. more »»

UN's Cambodian soldiers clear land mines in divided Cyprus

August 26, 2015

MAMMARI, Cyprus (AP) — Cambodian army Lt. Sovannara Leang says helping clear ethnically-divided Cyprus of land mines has hit home with him. more »»

Arab League delays meeting on creating joint military force

August 26, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — The Arab League has postponed a meeting of member state defense ministers who were scheduled to ratify a protocol for a new joint military force to intervene in troubled areas in the... more »»

Hungary border fence proves futile in slowing migrant flow

August 26, 2015

ROSZKE, Hungary (AP) — Clambering over the razor-wire fence or scuttling under it, migrants surged Wednesday across the Serbian border into Hungar. more »»

Critics deliver mixed verdict on hyped Cumberbatch 'Hamlet'

August 26, 2015

LONDON (AP) — It's a "Hamlet" with Hollywood-level hype and an A-list star in Benedict Cumberbatch. But London's latest stage sensation is more than a Shakespearean star vehicle. more »»

Corruption scandal moves closer to Guatemalan president

August 26, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala's Supreme Court has taken the first step in allowing impeachment proceedings against President Otto Perez Molina and his former Vice President Roxana Baldetti has... more »»

Wall Street set to rise on open but other markets languish

August 26, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Wall Street was expected to rise sharply on the open Wednesday, though most other global markets languished amid worries over longer-term problems with China's economy. more »»

Amid jeers, Merkel vows 'no tolerance' of far-right hatred

August 26, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Angela Merkel urged Germans to stand up against hatred and vowed zero tolerance for attacks against refugees, even as more than a hundred far-right protesters booed her visit to a... more »»

Belgian WWII nurse who helped save many US troops dies

August 26, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — A Belgian nurse who helped save hundreds of American soldiers during the Battle of the Bulge at the end of World War II has died and will be buried near where thousands of Allied... more »»

 
 
 

 

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