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Cabinet minister: Nigerian president concedes to Buhari

March 31, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's aviation minister says President Goodluck Jonathan has called challenger Muhammadu Buhari to concede and congratulate him on his electoral victory. more »»

 
 
 
Donors pledge $3.8B in Syria aid, far short of what's needed

March 31, 2015

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — International donors committed $3.8 billion in aid for Syrians affected by the grinding civil war at a donors' conference in Kuwait on Tuesday, less than half of what the U.N. more »»

Lufthansa: Co-pilot told flight school of depressive episode

March 31, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Lufthansa knew six years ago that the co-pilot of the passenger plane that crashed in the French Alps last week had suffered from a "serious depressive episode," the German airline... more »»

Spokesman: Nigeria opposition candidate won, fears 'tricks'

March 31, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari's spokesman told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Buhari has won Nigeria's presidential election but fears his victory could be... more »»

Buhari's campaign: Nigeria's president has conceded defeat

March 31, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari's campaign says President Goodluck Jonathan called to concede defeat, paving the way for a peaceful transfer of power in... more »»

US official: Iran nuke talks could continue beyond deadline

March 31, 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A senior U.S. official at nuclear talks with Iran says negotiations could go beyond Tuesday's deadline for the outline of an agreemen. more »»

Transportation strike in Argentina shuts down country

March 31, 2015

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Many businesses were shuttered and streets were mostly empty Tuesday as transportation unions brought Argentina to a standstill with a one-day nationwide strike to... more »»

EU dairy farmers rally to protest removal of milk quotas

March 31, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — Yvan Deknudt's dairy farm has been leaking money and he believes that things are set to get worse imminently. more »»

Muhammadu Buhari's spokesman: He's won but fears 'tricks'

March 31, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The spokesman for retired Gen. Muhammadu Buhari says the former military dictator has won Nigeria's presidential election but fears "tricks" from the government. more »»

IS militants kill over 40 in attack on Syrian village

March 31, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State fighters on Tuesday killed over 40 people, mostly civilians, in an attack on a central Syrian village, opposition activists and Syrian state TV said. more »»

Vatican defends naming of bishop that caused Chilean outcry

March 31, 2015

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican is defending Pope Francis' appointment of a Chilean bishop despite allegations from victims that the prelate had covered up for a pedophile priest. more »»

Iraq premier: Troops in center of Islamic State-held Tikrit

March 31, 2015

TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces battled Islamic State militants Tuesday holed up in downtown Tikrit as the country's prime minister announced security forces reached the city's cente. more »»

Iraq: Suicide blast hits bus with Iranian pilgrims, kills 10

March 31, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber targeted a bus carrying Iranian Shiite pilgrims north of Baghdad on Tuesday, killing 10 people, including seven Iranians, according to Iraqi official. more »»

Unease about immigration at core of UK election campaign

March 31, 2015

BOSTON, England (AP) — Boston is a typical English town — ancient church, traditional shops, Polish supermarkets, Baltic bakeries. more »»

Image of Asia: Drying chili peppers under the Cambodian sun

March 31, 2015

In this photo by Heng Sinith, a woman dries chili pepper on the ground near the Mekong River in Cambodia, where the three-month harvest season started in February. more »»

French eye cockpit entry, psychological screening rules

March 31, 2015

PARIS (AP) — French aviation investigators said Tuesday they will examine "systemic weaknesses" like cockpit entry rules and psychological screening procedures that could have led to the... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

March 31, 2015

LONDON (AP) — The crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 into the French Alps shocked the world last week — especially after prosecutors announced that the co-pilot had deliberately locked his captain... more »»

UN, Red Cross alarmed over Yemen casualties in airstrikes

March 31, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The U.N. more »»

New research says Anne Frank likely died a month earlier

March 31, 2015

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Teenage Jewish diarist Anne Frank likely died of typhus in a Nazi concentration camp about a month earlier than previously thought, the Amsterdam museum that honors... more »»

Thai leader moves to lift martial law, impose absolute power

March 31, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's military-installed prime minister said Tuesday he plans to lift martial law 10 months after staging a coup, but will invoke a special security measure that critics say i... more »»

Eurozone deflation eases, unemployment at near 3-year low

March 31, 2015

LONDON (AP) — The 19-country eurozone isn't going to be the driving force of the global economy anytime soon, but it's increasingly evident that its numbers are heading the right way. more »»

Activists: Syria attacks militant-held Idlib, killing 14

March 31, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces fired surface-to-surface missiles and conducted airstrikes on the northwestern city of Idlib days after it was seized by Islamic militants, killing more tha... more »»

US leads pledges with $507 million at Syria donor conference

March 31, 2015

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — The United States pledged $507 million in humanitarian aid at an international donors' conference for Syria on Tuesday as the United Nations issued an appeal for $. more »»

 
 

Aperture photography exhibit March 31, 2015

Photography Exhibit at the Blanden Art Museum, 920 3rd Avenue South, Fort Dodge, Iowa. Open January 17 through April 11, 2015. Blanden is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11 am to 5p. more »

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