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Former Israeli Premier Olmert convicted in corruption case

March 30, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was found guilty Monday of unlawfully accepting money from a U.. more »»

Syrian president says IS is expanding despite airstrikes

March 30, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad says the Islamic State group has been expanding since a U.S.-led coalition began its airstrikes on the group in Iraq and Syria last year. more »»

AP chief: Killing of journalists should be a war crime

March 30, 2015

HONG KONG (AP) — The president and CEO of The Associated Press called Monday for changes to international laws that would make it a war crime to kill journalists or take them hostage. more »»

Morocco confronts abortion taboo with proposed reform

March 30, 2015

CASABLANCA, Morocco (AP) — It was just 7 a.m. and Hoda was walking alone to a clinic in the Moroccan coastal city of Agadir. more »»

Spain: 3 generations, all named Emma, die in France crash

March 30, 2015

SANT CUGAT DEL VALLES, Spain (AP) — From a lush suburban valley near bustling Barcelona, three generations of a well-heeled family set off last week for a fun trip to Manchester, England:... more »»

Former Israeli premier Olmert found guilty in bribery case

March 30, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was found guilty Monday of fraud and breach of trust in a retrial on corruption charges, three years after being acquitted. more »»

Teen libertarian is face of Brazil's young free-market right

March 30, 2015

SAO PAULO (AP) — Microphone in hand and standing atop the sound truck, the raspy-voiced protest leader jabbed his finger into the air shouting for the ouster of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff... more »»

Hometown pastor says community stands by co-pilot, family

March 30, 2015

MONTABAUR, Germany (AP) — The pastor of the Lutheran church in Andreas Lubitz's hometown said Sunday that the community stands by him and his family, despite the fact that prosecutors blame the... more »»

Officials: Iran nuke talks solving some issues, not others

March 30, 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Iran is considering demands for further cuts to its uranium enrichment program but is pushing back on how long it must limit technology it could use to make atomic... more »»

Arab League unveils joint military force amid Yemen crisis

March 30, 2015

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — A two-day Arab summit ended Sunday with a vow to defeat Iranian-backed Shiite rebels in Yemen and the formal unveiling of plans to form a joint Arab intervention... more »»

Air Canada plane makes hard landing short of Halifax runway

March 29, 2015

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — An Air Canada plane made a hard landing short of the runway at the Halifax airport during a snowstorm, crashing into a bank of antennas and shearing off its main... more »»

Arab League unveils joint military force amid Yemen crisis

March 29, 2015

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — A two-day Arab summit ended Sunday with a vow to defeat Iranian-backed Shiite rebels in Yemen and the formal unveiling of plans to form a joint Arab intervention... more »»

French conservatives win key local voting, gov't left loses

March 29, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Former President Nicolas Sarkozy blasted the "lies, denial and impotence" of France's governing Socialists after estimates showed his conservative party and their allies chalked up... more »»

Saudi response to Swedish criticism tests Europe's reach

March 29, 2015

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Sweden's foreign minister is hardly the first diplomat to raise concerns about Saudi Arabia's human rights record, but when she used the word "dictatorship" in ... more »»

Uzbekistan's election sees turnout at 91 percent

March 29, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Uzbekistan's election commission said 91 percent of eligible voters cast ballots in Sunday's presidential election, where victory by longtime authoritarian leader Islam Karimov is a... more »»

3 West African countries increase fight to end Ebola

March 29, 2015

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — The West African countries hit hardest by Ebola are ramping up efforts to eradicate the deadly disease using lockdowns, restrictions on burials and a warning to survivors... more »»

Islamic State group beheads 8 Shiites in Syria's Hama

March 29, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — A new video released by the Islamic State group on Sunday shows its fighters cutting off the heads of eight men said to be Shiite Muslims. more »»

Nigerians vote Sunday despite violence, technical hitches

March 29, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Voting in Nigeria's elections continued in certain areas on Sunday after technical problems prevented some people from casting their ballots on Saturday and despite extremis... more »»

Air Canada plane skids off Halifax runway after hard landing

March 29, 2015

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — An Air Canada plane made a hard landing in bad weather and skidded off the runway at the airport in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and the airline said Sunday that 25 people... more »»

UN warns emergency fund for Palestinians in Syria near empty

March 29, 2015

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Just four percent of emergency work in Syria for Palestinians has been funded so far this year, threatening the viability of a cash assistance program that UNRW... more »»

 
 
 

 

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