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Thousands honor soldiers on 100th year of Gallipoli battle

April 25, 2015

GALLIPOLI, Turkey (AP) — As dawn broke, families of soldiers, leaders and visitors gathered near former battlefields, honoring thousands of Australians and New Zealanders who fought in the... more »»

Chinese feminist: Long hours of interrogations after release

April 25, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — One of five leading Chinese feminist advocates said she went through lengthy and verbally abusive interrogations after she was conditionally released in a case that has attracted... more »»

Police arrest man over drone landing at Japan PM office

April 25, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police arrested a man who admitted to landing a drone on the roof of the prime minister's office, officials said Saturda. more »»

Ex-Guantanamo detainees in Uruguay protest at US Embassy

April 25, 2015

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Four freed Guantanamo Bay detainees protested in front of the U.S. more »»

Chileans moved after dangerous volcanic mudflows detected

April 25, 2015

ENSENADA, Chile (AP) — Authorities urged 2,000 people living near the Calbuco volcano to evacuate Friday after potentially devastating mudflows of volcanic debris were detected in a nearby river,... more »»

Former Polish foreign minister Bartoszewski dies at 93

April 24, 2015

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Wladyslaw Bartoszewski, a former Auschwitz prisoner and member of Poland's underground World War II resistance who helped save Jews and later served twice as the country's... more »»

UN: High civilian toll in Yemen conflict; at least 550 dead

April 24, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — With combatants fighting in neighborhoods and Saudi-led coalition warplanes pounding Iran-backed rebels from the sky, Yemen's war is wreaking a particularly bloody toll among... more »»

Italy court OKs arrest of suspected smuggler captain, crew

April 24, 2015

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — A judge in Sicily on Friday confirmed the arrest warrants against the suspected captain and crew member of the smuggling boat that capsized in the Mediterranean's worst eve... more »»

Night train kills 14 migrants 'sleeping' on Macedonia tracks

April 24, 2015

VELES, Macedonia (AP) — A group of migrants trying to reach European opportunity via what's billed by smugglers as a "safe" route — trekking along train tracks through the Balkans — was hit by an... more »»

Iraqi general, 3 officers killed in Islamic State ambush

April 24, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Fighters from the Islamic State group ambushed an Iraqi army convoy on Friday with a bulldozer packed with explosives, killing the commander of the Iraqi 1st Division and three of... more »»

1st round toward final Iran nuke deal ends on positive note

April 24, 2015

VIENNA (AP) — Diplomats say the first round of Iran nuclear talks aimed at turning a tentative agreement into a final deal has been positive and indicates an agreement can be reached by the June... more »»

Saudi Arabia says IS group behind killing of 2 policemen

April 24, 2015

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Two Saudi men operating under orders from members of the extremist Islamic State group in Syria are suspected of being behind the killing of two policemen in the... more »»

Armenians around the world mark 1915 genocide

April 24, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Around the world on Friday, tens of thousands of people of Armenian descent commemorated the genocide 100 years ago of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks. more »»

Ex-Yemeni president tells Shiite allies to withdraw

April 24, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Ousted Yemeni President has called upon his allies, Shiite rebels whose power grab triggered a month-long Saudi-led offensive, to comply with a U.N. more »»

Powerful former Syrian army general dies in hospital

April 24, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Rostom Ghazali, the Syrian general once considered the most powerful man in Lebanon and a key suspect in the assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri, has died i... more »»

Poland bans 'provocative' Russian bikers loyal to Putin

April 24, 2015

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish authorities said Friday they will not allow a nationalistic Russian motorcycle group loyal to President Vladimir Putin to enter Poland, but insisted the move is not... more »»

Refugees from Burundi flow into Rwanda as tensions mount

April 24, 2015

GASHORA, Rwanda (AP) — More than 10,000 people from the East African nation of Burundi have crossed into neighboring Rwanda amid threats of violence ahead of elections, with many arriving here... more »»

Greece under fire from creditors as bailout talks drag

April 24, 2015

RIGA, Latvia (AP) — European creditors turned up the heat on Greece Friday to deliver an economic reform program that it needs to avoid a possible default and even an exit from the euro. more »»

Man turns self in, says he landed drone at Japan PM office

April 24, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police said Friday they are investigating a man who claimed responsibility for landing a drone on the roof of the Japanese prime minister's office this week. more »»

Foreigners who came to Brazil in boom times flee the bust

April 24, 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — When Frenchman Gwenel Lecourieux was gearing up to move to Brazil, the country with its swelling upper class and world-renowned hunger for luxury goods seemed like the... more »»

 
 
 

 

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