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Brazil race in disarray after candidate's death

August 14, 2014

SANTOS, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's presidential race is in stunned disarray after one of the top three contenders was killed on the campaign trail when a small plane carrying him and aides crashed... more »»

US to deliver more weapons to Lebanese military

August 14, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — The United States will soon deliver additional weaponry to help bolster the Lebanese military as it faces a growing threat from Islamic militants amid the fallout from the civil war... more »»

Thousands on the road in Pakistan opposition rally

August 14, 2014

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Thousands of Pakistani opposition supporters on Thursday joined a large convoy headed to the capital, Islamabad, for a key rally to demand the ouster of the prime minister... more »»

Russian aid convoy near Ukraine's border

August 14, 2014

KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia (AP) — A large Russian aid convoy headed toward Ukraine Thursday, taking a road leading directly toward a border crossing controlled by pro-Russian rebels in the... more »»

Pope's South Korea visit brings China opportunity

August 14, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — Pope Francis' greeting to Chinese President Xi Jinping as he flew to South Korea on Thursday marked a rare cordial exchange between the sides, which have no diplomatic relations an... more »»

Iraqi army, militants clash west of Baghdad

August 14, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Clashes between Iraqi troops and Sunni militants west of Baghdad killed at least four children on Thursday as the United Nations announced its highest level of emergency for the... more »»

Gaza truce extension fans hope of Cairo talks deal

August 14, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — A five-day extension of a Gaza truce appeared to be holding despite a rocky start on Thursday, fanning cautious optimism of progress in the negotiations underway in Cairo between... more »»

Pope to Koreas: Avoid 'fruitless' shows of force

August 14, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Pope Francis has called for renewed efforts to forge peace on the war-divided Korean Peninsula and for both sides to avoid "fruitless" criticisms and shows of force,... more »»

Russian aid convoy resumes travel toward Ukraine

August 14, 2014

VORONEZH, Russia (AP) — A Russian aid convoy resumed its journey toward Ukraine Thursday, taking the road leading south toward the rebel-held city of Luhansk. more »»

French economy stagnates in 2nd quarter

August 14, 2014

PARIS (AP) — France's economy stagnated in the second quarter, leaving President Francois Hollande increasingly desperate to fulfill his two-year-old pledge to get the country growing again. more »»

Brazil's president race stunned by candidate death

August 14, 2014

SANTOS, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's presidential race is in stunned disarray after one of the top three contenders was killed on the campaign trail when a small plane carrying him and aides crashed... more »»

Germany's economy losing momentum

August 14, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's economy contracted by 0.2 percent in the second quarter of 2014, losing momentum after a robust first quarter which was helped by the mild winter. more »»

N. Korea fires projectiles as pope visits S. Korea

August 14, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — As Francis became the first pope in 25 years to visit South Korea on Thursday, Seoul's never-timid rival, North Korea, made its presence felt by firing three short-range... more »»

Brazil: Presidential candidate dies in plane crash

August 13, 2014

SANTOS, Brazil (AP) — Presidential candidate Eduardo Campos died Wednesday when the small plane that was carrying him and several campaign officials plunged into a residential neighborhood in the... more »»

Egypt: Israel, Hamas to extend temporary truce

August 13, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Israel and Hamas agreed to extend a temporary cease-fire for five days, Egyptian and Palestinian officials said Wednesday, potentially averting renewed violence and permitting the... more »»

Brazil presidential candidate dies in plane crash

August 13, 2014

SANTOS, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos died Wednesday when the small plane that was carrying him and several campaign officials plunged into a residential... more »»

Israeli military says rockets fired during truce

August 13, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says at least three rockets have been fired at Israel from Gaza. more »»

Palestinians say truce with Israel to be extended

August 13, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — The head of the Palestinian delegation negotiating a truce with Israel says Hamas has agreed to extend a cease-fire for another five day. more »»

Hamas agrees to extend cease-fire with Israel

August 13, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian mediators raced Wednesday to pin down a long-term cease-fire between Israel and Hamas to prevent more fighting in the Gaza war, as Hamas said it agreed to extend a temporary... more »»

AP video journalist Simone Camilli killed in Gaza

August 13, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Simone Camilli was a consummate storyteller — a passionate, talented newsman with an eye for detail and the ability to convey events with powerful video images that touched people... more »»

 
 

 

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