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Obama offers condolence to Abe over slain hostage

January 25, 2015

NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama has offered condolences to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over the killing of a Japanese national by the Islamic State grou. more »»

Truck bombing in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, wounds 2

January 25, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban truck bomb exploded in the Afghan capital Sunday, wounding two people in the first attack targeting Kabul in almost three weeks, officials said. more »»

Father of Japanese hostage reported killed still hopeful

January 25, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — The father of the Japanese hostage purportedly shown in a video as having been killed by Islamic State militants is hoping against hope his son could still be alive. more »»

Obama to cut short India trip to pay call on Saudi Arabia

January 25, 2015

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AP) — President Barack Obama will shorten his trip to India and divert to Saudi Arabia, paying respects after the death of King Abdullah and meeting with the oil-rich... more »»

Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive

January 25, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops Saturday in Ukraine's southeastern city of Mariupol, killing at least 30 people, authorities said. more »»

Abe 'speechless' after video claims IS hostage dead

January 25, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's prime minister said Sunday he was "speechless" after an online video purported to show one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Islamic State group had been killed and... more »»

Spanish police arrest 4 suspected members of a jihadi cell

January 25, 2015

MADRID (AP) — Spanish National Police arrested four suspected jihadis Saturday in the country's North African enclave of Ceuta who allegedly had formed a terror cell and were ready to carry out a... more »»

US works to ease Caribbean dependence on Venezuelan oil

January 24, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — A decade-long addiction to oil subsidized by Venezuela may be coming to an end for several Caribbean nations, with a nudge from the United States. more »»

British Airways parent makes 3rd takeover bid for Aer Lingus

January 24, 2015

DUBLIN (AP) — Officials say the parent company of British Airways has made a third, improved takeover approach to Irish airline Aer Lingus and an announcement of the offer is expected Monday. more »»

Leftists ahead in last polls before Greek national election

January 24, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Syriza, the radical left-wing party that has vowed to rewrite the terms of the country's international bailout and end harsh austerity measures, held the lead in the last... more »»

Japan, US condemn unverified video claiming IS hostage dead

January 24, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe angrily demanded Sunday that the extremist Islamic State group release a Japanese journalist it is holding hostage after a new online video purported to sho... more »»

Obama says terror group has killed hostage; others doubtful

January 24, 2015

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AP) — President Barack Obama is condemning what he calls "the brutal murder" of a Japanese hostage by the Islamic State group. more »»

Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive

January 24, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops Saturday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, killing at least 30 people, authorities said. more »»

Protester shot dead at leftist party march in central Cairo

January 24, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — A female protester was shot dead by police at a march in downtown Cairo Saturday, her political party said in a statement. more »»

Libyan extremist group says leader has been killed

January 24, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Benghazi-based extremist Islamic militant group Ansar al-Shariah said Saturday its leader Mohammed al-Zahawi has been killed. more »»

Expert says King Tut mask can be restored after epoxy used

January 24, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Epoxy used to glue a blue and gold braided beard back on to the burial mask of Egypt's famed King Tutankhamun can be removed and the mask properly restored, a German expert summoned... more »»

Death of prosecutor hits Argentina, could affect its future

January 24, 2015

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Faced with one of the biggest crises of her presidency, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez has given her countrymen a confusing and sometimes contradictory view... more »»

Rockets kill 29 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive

January 24, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, two schools, homes and shops Saturday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, killing at least 29 people, authorities said. more »»

Japan: Still working to free hostages after unverified video

January 24, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said early Sunday that Japan was still working to free two hostages held by the extremist Islamic State group while calling a new online video about their... more »»

Ukraine's leader calls emergency meeting after 29 are killed

January 24, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president has called an emergency meeting of his military officials in response to a rocket attack that left 29 dead in a strategic port city. more »»

 
 
 

 

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