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Knox defense calls conviction grave error

March 25, 2015

ROME (AP) — Amanda Knox's defense lawyer urged Italy's highest court on Wednesday to overturn the American's conviction in the 2007 murder of her British roommate, calling it a "grave judicial... more »»

Israel's Netanyahu takes conciliatory tone

March 25, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, struck a conciliatory tone on Wednesday as he was formally tapped to form a new government, vowing to heal rifts in Israeli society... more »»

Saudis, Egypt consider intervention in Yemen, likely by air

March 25, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — With Yemen's president swept out of power by Shiite rebels, neighboring Saudi Arabia and allies such as Egypt are considering whether and how to intervene to stop a takeover of the... more »»

The Latest: Crashed jet's late takeoff was due to congestion

March 25, 2015

7:50 p.m. (1850 GMT, 2:50 p.m. more »»

New direction: 1D says Zayn Malik has left the group

March 25, 2015

LONDON (AP) — And then there were four: Zayn Malik said Wednesday he is leaving chart-topping boy band One Direction "to be a normal 22-year-old. more »»

The Latest: 3rd American among victims of France plane crash

March 25, 2015

7:05 p.m. (1805 GMT, 2:05 p.m. EDT)

The U.S. State Department says a third American has been identified as a victim of the plane crash in France that killed a total of 150 people. more »»

How investigators will determine why Germanwings jet crashed

March 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Cockpit voice recordings and, hopefully, flight data will provide the main clues to investigators trying to understand what caused Germanwings Flight 9525 to crash. more »»

War crimes tribunal: Charles Taylor to stay in British jail

March 25, 2015

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The Special Court for Sierra Leone has denied former Liberian President Charles Taylor's request to serve his 50-year war crimes sentence in Rwanda, rather than... more »»

Official: Boko Haram abducts hundreds of Nigerian civilians

March 25, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Hundreds of civilians, including many children, have been abducted and are being used as human shields by Boko Haram extremists, a top Nigerian official confirmed Wednesday. more »»

The Latest: Barcelona soccer club joins 3 days of mourning

March 25, 2015

6:25 p.m. (1725 GMT, 1:25 p.m. EDT)

Barcelona soccer club is joining three days of official mourning throughout Spain in memory of the Germanwings plane crash victims. more »»

France gets audio from jet's black box, hunts for 2nd one

March 25, 2015

SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France (AP) — French investigators cracked open a mangled black box and extracted audio from its cockpit voice recorder Wednesday, but gleaned no explanation for why a German... more »»

Egyptian leader defends Nile rights in Ethiopia's parliament

March 25, 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el- Sissi on Wednesday urged Ethiopia's leaders to put aside "centuries of mistrust" and cooperate on sharing Nile River waters as... more »»

Iran says progress has been made as nuclear talks resume

March 25, 2015

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's atomic energy chief said good progress has been made in nuclear negotiations with world powers, as a critical round of talks begins, the official IRNA news agency... more »»

The Latest: 2 crash victims wed in Spain days before flight

March 25, 2015

5:45 p.m. (1645 GMT, 12:45 p.m. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Russia's Nenets celebrate Reindeer Herders' Day

March 25, 2015

NADYM, Russia (AP) — It's a holiday celebrated annually in Russia's Yamal-Nenets region in the Arcti. more »»

Spanish, German towns tied together in plane crash tragedy

March 25, 2015

HALTERN, Germany (AP) — They were supposed to be the lucky ones — the 14 girls and two boys chosen by a lottery from dozens of 10th graders in their high school to go on a weeklong exchange... more »»

The Latest: Germanwings investigation could take months

March 25, 2015

5:30 p.m. (1630 GMT, 12:30 p.m. more »»

France finds 1 black box, looks for 2nd on craggy mountain

March 25, 2015

SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France (AP) — French investigators cracked open a mangled black box and retrieved some audio from its cockpit voice recorder Wednesday, seeking to find out why a German plane... more »»

The Latest: Cockpit recorder audio recovered from crash

March 25, 2015

5:25 p.m. (1625 GMT, 12:25 p.m. more »»

Yemen's president flees country by sea amid rebel advance

March 25, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security and port officials say that President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi has left the country by sea, on a boat from the port of Aden, as Shiite rebels and their allies... more »»

 
 
 

 

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