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Buhari wins in Nigeria, defeating Goodluck Jonathan

March 31, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Amid anger over an Islamist insurgency that has claimed thousands of lives, Nigerians returned a 72-year-old former military dictator to power Tuesday in the most hotly... more »»

Yemen rebels take spot overlooking strategic Gulf of Aden

March 31, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni military officials say Houthi rebels have taken up positions overlooking the strategic Gulf of Aden, raising the risk they could threaten the global shipping route with... more »»

Iran nuke talks drag past deadline

March 31, 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers will pass the negotiators' self-imposed Tuesday night deadline to produce the outline of an agreement and will be... more »»

Yemen civilians shudder, bristle under bombing campaign

March 31, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni civilians shuddered in fear and bristled with anger under an intense Saudi-led bombing campaign against Shiite rebels on Tuesday, day six of fighting that prompted... more »»

Donors pledge $3.8B in Syria aid as thousands more displaced

March 31, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — International donors at a conference in Kuwait pledged $3.8 billion Tuesday to help Syrians affected by the civil war, as U.N. more »»

Cabinet minister: Nigerian president concedes to Buhari

March 31, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's aviation minister says President Goodluck Jonathan has called challenger Muhammadu Buhari to concede and congratulate him on his electoral victory. more »»

White House: Iran nuke talks could continue beyond deadline

March 31, 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers could be extended past Tuesday's deadline for the outline of an agreement if enough progress is made to justify it, th... more »»

Buhari's campaign: Nigeria's president has conceded defeat

March 31, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari's campaign says President Goodluck Jonathan called to concede defeat, paving the way for a peaceful transfer of power in... more »»

Lufthansa: Co-pilot told flight school of depressive episode

March 31, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Lufthansa knew six years ago that the co-pilot of the passenger plane that crashed in the French Alps last week had suffered from a "serious depressive episode," the German airline... more »»

Spokesman: Nigeria opposition candidate won, fears 'tricks'

March 31, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari's spokesman told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Buhari has won Nigeria's presidential election but fears his victory could be... more »»

APNewsBreak: France seizes moment to push for Mideast talks

March 31, 2015

PARIS (AP) — France sees a window of opportunity after Israel's elections to get the United States on board with a new push for Mideast peace, and is preparing a draft U. more »»

Donors pledge $3.8B in Syria aid, far short of what's needed

March 31, 2015

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — International donors committed $. more »»

Heavy winds sweep Europe, knock people to their knees

March 31, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Heavy winds swept across Britain, Germany and the Netherlands on Tuesday, killing one man, knocking other pedestrians to their knees and forcing numerous flight and train delays and... more »»

US official: Iran nuke talks could continue beyond deadline

March 31, 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A senior U.S. official at nuclear talks with Iran says negotiations could go beyond Tuesday's deadline for the outline of an agreemen. more »»

Greece: current phase of reform talks wrap up in Brussels

March 31, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Talks between Greece and its creditors have wrapped up for now without a deal to unlock remaining Greek bailout funds urgently needed to stave off a potential default. more »»

Transportation strike in Argentina shuts down country

March 31, 2015

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Many businesses were shuttered and streets were mostly empty Tuesday as transportation unions brought Argentina to a standstill with a one-day nationwide strike to... more »»

EU dairy farmers rally to protest removal of milk quotas

March 31, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — Yvan Deknudt's dairy farm has been leaking money and he believes that things are set to get worse imminently. more »»

Muhammadu Buhari's spokesman: He's won but fears 'tricks'

March 31, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The spokesman for retired Gen. Muhammadu Buhari says the former military dictator has won Nigeria's presidential election but fears "tricks" from the government. more »»

Iraq premier: Troops in center of Islamic State-held Tikrit

March 31, 2015

TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces battled Islamic State militants Tuesday holed up in downtown Tikrit as the country's prime minister announced security forces had reached the city's center. more »»

IS militants kill over 40 in attack on Syrian village

March 31, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State fighters on Tuesday killed over 40 people, mostly civilians, in an attack on a central Syrian village, opposition activists and Syrian state TV said. more »»

 
 
 

 

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