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Kurdish fighters head to Syria to fight militants

September 20, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of Kurdish fighters have crossed from Turkey and Iraq into neighboring Syria to defend a Kurdish area under attack by Islamic State militants, as leaders of the ethnic grou... more »»

Potential push for Obama to expand military effort

September 20, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's military campaign against the Islamic State group already has extended beyond the limits he first outline. more »»

Turkish hostages freed, but questions linger

September 20, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid pro quo. more »»

Afghan presidential vote result to come Sunday

September 20, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's drawn-out presidential election may finally be coming to an end. more »»

Scottish teens proud, passionate about voting

September 20, 2014

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — They arrived before polling stations even opened, dressed for the school day in striped ties and blazers, dress slacks and tartan skirts, book bags over their shoulders... more »»

Jailed Venezuelan police chief freed

September 20, 2014

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A former Caracas police chief whose decade-long imprisonment had rallied Venezuela's opposition has been released from jail to serve the remainder of his sentence at home. more »»

Renewed Yemen clashes kill 4 civilians

September 20, 2014

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A third day of fighting in Yemen's capital pitting Shiite rebels against Sunni militiamen and army units killed at least four civilians and three fighters on Saturday, securit... more »»

Kurds head to Syria from Turkey to fight militants

September 20, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of Kurdish fighters have crossed from Turkey into neighboring Syria to defend a Kurdish area under attack by Islamic State militants, activists said Saturda. more »»

New Zealand prime minister wins 3rd term in office

September 20, 2014

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Prime Minister John Key won an emphatic victory Saturday in New Zealand's general election to return for a third term in office, a result that will be seen as an... more »»

Pope Albania visit showcases Muslim-Christian ties

September 20, 2014

DERVEN, Albania (AP) — The one-room, stone church of St. more »»

Munich expects 6 million visitors at Oktoberfest

September 20, 2014

MUNICH (AP) — Four taps on the keg and the beer started to flow. more »»

Brown credited with turning Scot independence tide

September 20, 2014

KIRKCALDY, Scotland (AP) — Dour. Grim. Downright uninspiring. more »»

Kiribati leader visits Arctic on climate mission

September 20, 2014

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Fearing that his Pacific island nation could be swallowed by a rising ocean, the president of Kiribati says a visit to the melting Arctic has helped him appreciate the scale of... more »»

CIA stops spying on friendly nations in W. Europe

September 20, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stung by the backlash over a German caught selling secrets to the U.. more »»

Obama faces questions on prospect of expanded war

September 20, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's military campaign against Islamic State group extremists has already crept beyond the narrow parameters he first outlined three months ago. more »»

India, China quietly struggle in Indian Ocean

September 20, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — At first glance, it looks like a diplomatic love-fest. more »»

Turkey: 49 hostages have been freed

September 20, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Saturday that 49 Turkish hostages who were seized by Islamic militants in Iraq have been freed and safely returned to Turkey,... more »»

Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut

September 20, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed nearly 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited growth potential and a... more »»

Mexico struggles to return order to Los Cabos

September 20, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities struggled Friday to restore services and calm residents five days after Hurricane Odile knocked out power, water and phone service along the Baja Peninsula, sparkin... more »»

Cambodian police bust Thais with $7M in fake bills

September 20, 2014

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Three Thai men arrested in Cambodia for allegedly carrying counterfeit U.. more »»

 
 

 

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