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Authorities seize wrong Mexican girl for forced return to US

April 22, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A 14-year-old Mexican girl pulled screaming from her middle school by federal police and sent to a woman in Houston was being returned home Wednesday after DNA tests showed she... more »»

Officials:extremist's misfire foiled attack on Paris church

April 22, 2015

PARIS (AP) — An Islamic extremist with an arsenal of loaded guns was prevented from opening fire on churchgoers only because he accidentally shot himself in the leg, French officials said... more »»

Shipping industry sends SOS to EU over Mediterranean crisis

April 22, 2015

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Bound by the laws of the sea to help vessels in distress, shipping companies say Europe's migration crisis has placed unreasonable demands on their crews to act as... more »»

South Africa's image suffers after anti-immigrant attacks

April 22, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Only a few kilometers (miles) separate Alexandra, a gritty Johannesburg township where South Africans attacked immigrants last week, from Sandton, a district jammed with... more »»

Kenya: 9 security chiefs suspended over al-Shabab attack

April 22, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Nine security chiefs in the eastern town of Garissa have been suspended during a probe to determine if they failed to stop an extremist attack earlier this month in which 14... more »»

Japanese leader doesn't offer customary apology for WWII

April 22, 2015

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — South Korea expressed deep regret Wednesday that Japan's leader did not repeat his predecessors' apologies for the country's aggression during World War II. more »»

Airstrikes hit Yemen rebels after Saudi says operation over

April 22, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi-led airstrikes targeted Iran-backed rebels and their allies in Yemen on Wednesday, hours after Riyadh declared an end to a nearly monthlong air campaign that has claimed... more »»

Italy: UN presence in Niger, Sudan can help migrant crisis

April 22, 2015

ROME (AP) — Italy pressed the European Union on Wednesday to devise concrete, robust steps to stop the deadly tide of migrants on smugglers' boats in the Mediterranean, including considering... more »»

New royal baby: Destined to be a 'spare to the heir'?

April 22, 2015

LONDON (AP) — When Prince William and Kate announced they were expecting their first child in 2012, the appetite for royal baby news seemed insatiable. more »»

Former Auschwitz guard describes camp in chilling detail

April 22, 2015

LUENEBURG, Germany (AP) — A former SS sergeant described in chilling detail Wednesday how cattle cars full of Jews were brought to the Auschwitz death camp, the people stripped of their belonging... more »»

Vatican confirms pope will stop in Cuba stop en route to US

April 22, 2015

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will visit Cuba before arriving in the United States in the last week of September, the Vatican said Wednesday.

The Vatican spokesman, Rev. more »»

New airstrikes target Yemen rebels after Saudi statement

April 22, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials say the Saudi-led coalition has launched fresh airstrikes on Shiite rebels in two cities, a day after the kingdom declared an end to its month-long... more »»

Italy: refugee camps in Niger, Sudan to stem migrant flow

April 22, 2015

ROME (AP) — Italy pressed the European Union on Wednesday to devise concrete, robust steps to stop the deadly tide of migrants on smugglers' boats in the Mediterranean, including setting up... more »»

Drone found on roof of Japanese prime minister's office

April 22, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese authorities said they were investigating after a small drone laced with traces of radiation was found Wednesday on the roof of the prime minister's office, sparking concerns... more »»

Israel grapples with whether to recognize Armenian genocide

April 22, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Nazi genocide of European Jews is widely commemorated in Israel and etched deeply into the psyche of a country founded in the Holocaust's aftermath. more »»

AP Analysis: Tough Iran talk _ but chances for nuke deal

April 22, 2015

VIENNA (AP) — As Iran nuclear talks go into the home stretch, top officials in Tehran are digging in on positions that appear set to doom the negotiations to failur. more »»

EU charges Russia's Gazprom gas giant with market abuse

April 22, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Wednesday charged Russia's state-controlled Gazprom energy giant of abusing its dominant position in central and eastern EU nations in an antitrust case that... more »»

Suspected US drone strike kills 7 al-Qaida fighters in Yemen

April 22, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials say a suspected U.S. drone strike has killed seven al-Qaida fighters in the country's east. more »»

Thousands of Ethiopians march against Islamic extremism

April 22, 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — More than 100,000 Ethiopians on Wednesday protested the killing of Ethiopian Christians in Libya and their own government's failure to raise living standards of the... more »»

Hong Kong faces resistance with Beijing-backed election plan

April 22, 2015

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's government unveiled election reform proposals Wednesday, setting the stage for another round of confrontation with pro-democracy activists and lawmakers opposed to... more »»

 
 
 

 

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