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Bomb blast hits Nigerian city, after rocket grenades kill 13

May 30, 2015

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A bomb exploded Saturday afternoon near Maiduguri's main market, after the city was attacked before dawn by Islamic extremists by rocket-propelled grenades that killed a... more »»

Powerful quake strikes off Japan; no tsunami warning

May 30, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck near remote Japanese islands and shook most of the country Saturday evening, but it occurred well beneath the earth's surface and did not trigger a... more »»

Rocket grenades kill 13 as Boko Haram attacks Nigerian city

May 30, 2015

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Rocket-propelled grenades exploded into several homes, killing at least 13 people before dawn Saturday in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri as Boko Haram unleashe... more »»

Activists say Syrian army strikes kill 70 people in Aleppo

May 30, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian army airstrikes killed at least 70 people, most of them civilians, and wounded scores in attacks Saturday in the northern province of Aleppo that struck civilian areas,... more »»

Ex-Georgian president named governor of Ukraine region

May 30, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili on Saturday was appointed governor of Ukraine's troubled Odessa region. more »»

Italy: 4,200 more migrants saved off Libya's coasts, 17 die

May 30, 2015

ROME (AP) — More than 4,000 migrants have been rescued off Libya's coast in 22 separate operations in one day, with rescuers finding 17 people dead aboard a rubber dinghy, the Italian Coast Guard... more »»

Egypt frees Egyptian-American sentenced to life in prison

May 30, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities freed an Egyptian-American on Saturday who was sentenced to life in prison and had been on hunger strike for over a year, forcing him to renounce his Egyptian... more »»

McCartney says he's given up pot now that he's a granddad

May 30, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Paul McCartney says he has given up marijuana after many years of indulgence and now prefers wine or "a nice margarit. more »»

THE LATEST: Europe, US are likely bidders for 2026 World Cup

May 30, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — The latest developments concerning FIFA:

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2:15 p.m. (1215 GMT; 8:15 a.m. more »»

THE LATEST: Blatter: No fears about US soccer bribery probe

May 30, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — The latest developments concerning FIFA:

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1:35 p.m. (1135 GMT; 7:35 a.m. more »»

Rocket grenades kill 7 as Boko Haram attacks Nigerian city

May 30, 2015

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Rocket-propelled grenades exploded into several home, killing at least seven people s in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri before dawn Saturday as Boko Haram... more »»

After Pakistan bus attack, worry an insurgency growing worse

May 30, 2015

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — As hundreds of mourners on Saturday protested the killing of 19 people in deadly bus hijackings in western Pakistan, the assaults raised new fears that a long-simmering... more »»

Activists say Syrian army strikes kill 45 people in Aleppo

May 30, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian army airstrikes killed at least 45 people, most of them civilians, and wounded scores in attacks Saturday in the northern province of Aleppo that struck civilian areas,... more »»

Merkel: Germany didn't lie over chances of US no-spy deal

May 30, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel is rejecting suggestions her government lied in 2013 about the United States' willingness to negotiate a "no-spy" agreement with Germany. more »»

UN rights chief urges deeper probe of Central Africa abuses

May 30, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — The United Nations' human rights chief is urging several countries to step up efforts to investigate allegations that peacekeepers in Central African Republic may have committed... more »»

McCain: US should allow sale of defensive weapons to Vietnam

May 30, 2015

SINGAPORE (AP) — America needs to provide Vietnam with more defensive weapons, U.S. Sen. more »»

Pashtuns refuse to bury dead from Pakistan bus hijackings

May 30, 2015

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Hundreds of Pakistani Pashtuns protested Saturday after deadly bus hijackings that killed 19 people, saying they refused to bury their dead until the government guaranteed... more »»

Gravely ill Russian opposition figure won't be sent abroad

May 30, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent Russian opposition figure who is being treated at a Moscow hospital for a sudden, mysterious illness won't be taken abroad for care. more »»

Turkey seizes bank associated with US-based Muslim cleric

May 30, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's banking regulator says a state fund has seized a bank associated with a movement led by the U.S. more »»

Child sex abuse claims shake UN as revelations continue

May 30, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The boys said they approached the French soldiers because they were hungry. Some were so young that they didn't quite understand the acts the soldiers demanded in retur. more »»

 
 
 

 

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