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Mexico army holds 8 soldiers in June killing of 22

September 26, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — An army officer and seven soldiers are being detained in connection with the killing of 22 people in rural southern Mexico, an encounter that the military initially reported as... more »»

Mexico detains 8 soldiers in June killing of 22

September 26, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — An army officer and seven soldiers have been detained in connection with the killing of 22 people in rural southern Mexico, authorities announced late Thursday. more »»

China state media say 50 killed in far west attack

September 26, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media reported Thursday that 50 people, including 40 assailants, were killed in a series of explosions over the weekend in the far western region of Xinjiang, in what... more »»

US-Russian crew docks with space station

September 26, 2014

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A U.S.-Russian crew docked early Friday with the International Space Station, about six hours after launching from Russia's manned space facility in Kazakhstan. more »»

345 rescued people refuse to leave Cypriot ship

September 25, 2014

LIMASSOL, Cyprus (AP) — More than 300 people, apparent refugees fleeing from Syria, refused to leave a cruise ship that rescued them from a small boat stranded off Cyprus, a cruise line official... more »»

Syria's Islamic rebels fear US could hit them

September 25, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — When the United States opened its aerial campaign against the Islamic State group in Syria this week, its first salvo also hit an al-Qaida cell it says was planning terror attacks —... more »»

US-Russian space crew lifts off for space station

September 25, 2014

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A U.S.-Russian space crew has blasted off successfully for the International Space Station.

The Russian Soyuz-TMA14M spacecraft lifted off as scheduled at 2:25 a. more »»

Obama says Egypt key to US security in Mideast

September 25, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama is highlighting the longstanding relationship between the United States and Egypt as a cornerstone of American security policy in the Middle East. more »»

Kardashian jostled outside Paris fashion show

September 25, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Kim Kardashian received a fright at a Paris Fashion Week event Thursday when she was apparently jostled by someone waiting in a large crowd outside her ca. more »»

Obama urges world to do more to tackle Ebola

September 25, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Barack Obama, in a sober assessment of international efforts to stem a deadly Ebola outbreak, warned a high-level United Nations gathering Thursday that there is a... more »»

Hamas, Fatah reach partial Gaza deal in Egypt

September 25, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The militant Palestinian Hamas group and its rival Fatah movement on Thursday reached a partial agreement on governing the Gaza Strip, signaling a major step forward... more »»

UK counterterror police arrest 9 men in London

September 25, 2014

LONDON (AP) — British counterterrorism police have arrested nine men on suspicion of being members of banned organizations as well as supporting and encouraging terrorism. more »»

Syria, Iraq oil controlled by Islamic State group

September 25, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — For the first time since the Unites States and five Arab countries started bombing positions of the Islamic State group in Syria, oil installations under control of the militants... more »»

Kurds see Turkey impeding Islamic State fight

September 25, 2014

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Turkey and its Kurdish population — for decades in conflict — suddenly find themselves facing a common enemy in the Islamic State group. more »»

Nigeria: Report Chibok girl freed, identity doubts

September 25, 2014

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian's Islamic extremists have freed one of the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls, Nigerian police reported Thursday, but a community leader says she's too traumatized to... more »»

Venice to close area for Clooney wedding

September 25, 2014

MILAN (AP) — Venice city officials on Thursday ordered the closure of a walkway fronting the picturesque Grand Canal on Monday to keep crowds away from George Clooney's wedding to human rights... more »»

Sierra Leone quarantines 2 million to fight Ebola

September 25, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone on Thursday took the dramatic step of sealing off districts where more than 1 million people live as it and two other West African countries struggle to... more »»

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

September 25, 2014

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you... more »»

Sierra Leone quarantine affects 2 million people

September 25, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone on Thursday took the dramatic step of sealing off districts where more than 1 million people live as it and two other West African countries struggled t... more »»

 
 

 

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