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170 kids on their own among migrants to arrive in Indonesia

May 24, 2015

KUALA CANGKOI, Indonesia (AP) — It was just the two of them, brother and sister, out on the open ocean with hundreds of other desperate migrants, mostly Rohingya Muslims fleeing their homes in... more »»

Irish gays wake up to whole new world: When's the wedding?

May 24, 2015

DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland's gay citizens woke up Sunday in what felt like a nation reborn — some with dreams of wedding plans dancing in their heads.

Many weren't rising too earl. more »»

Jailed Venezuelan leader starts hunger strike, urges protest

May 24, 2015

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez has begun a hunger strike and is calling for a mass anti-government protest next weekend. more »»

Negotiator: Iran agrees 'managed access' to military sites

May 24, 2015

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has agreed to grant United Nations inspectors "managed access" to military sites as part of a future deal over its contested nuclear program, a negotiator said Sunday,... more »»

Cannes fans eager to know: Who will get coveted Palme d'Or?

May 24, 2015

CANNES, France (AP) — Just what film directors Joel and Ethan Coen are thinking is a question that has long bedeviled moviegoers. Now they have the Cannes Film Festival on pins and needles, too. more »»

Malaysia finds graves of suspected trafficking victims

May 24, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities said Sunday that they have discovered a series of graves in at least 17 abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand... more »»

Ethiopians vote in 1st election without former strongman

May 24, 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopians started voting Sunday in national and regional elections in which the ruling party is expected to maintain its iron-clad grip on power. more »»

Video purports to show kidnapped Chinese tourist in Pakistan

May 24, 2015

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — A militant video released Sunday purported to show a Chinese tourist kidnapped by Taliban-allied fighters in Pakistan a year ago asking for his government to hel... more »»

German police confirm 6 killed in Alpine guesthouse fire

May 24, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Police in Germany say they have recovered the bodies of six people killed in a fire at a guesthouse in the Alps. more »»

'Bold' Ireland votes to legalize gay marriage in landslide

May 24, 2015

DUBLIN (AP) — They hugged, they cheered, they cried at the news. more »»

Women's walk across Koreas' DMZ denied; they cross by bus

May 24, 2015

DORASAN STATION, South Korea (AP) — Female activists including Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace laureates were denied an attempt to walk across the Demilitarized Zone dividing North and South... more »»

At Cannes, Michel Franco's 'Chronic' looks death in the face

May 24, 2015

CANNES, France (AP) — Death is something we'd all like to avoid. But director Michel Franco thinks a reluctance to look at the end of life is unhealthy. more »»

At least 10 Afghan police officers killed in Taliban assault

May 24, 2015

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban insurgents attacked police checkpoints Sunday in volatile southern Afghanistan, killing at least 10 officers in the ongoing assault, authorities said. more »»

Women's walk across Koreas' DMZ denied; they cross on bus

May 24, 2015

DORASAN STATION, South Korea (AP) — International women activists including Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace laureates on Sunday were denied an attempt to walk across the Demilitarized Zone... more »»

Ireland gives resounding 62.1 percent 'yes' to gay marriage

May 24, 2015

DUBLIN (AP) — Irish voters have resoundingly backed amending the constitution to legalize gay marriage, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday after the world's first... more »»

Sweden wins Eurovision Song Contest while Russia is booed

May 24, 2015

VIENNA (AP) — Sweden beat Russia to win the 60th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, in an event described by organizers as beyond politics but marred by boos for the Russian that were apparentl... more »»

Sweden wins 60th Eurovision Song Contest, Russia 2nd

May 23, 2015

VIENNA (AP) — Sweden won the 60th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, finishing ahead of Russia, whose contestant received some boos as the Ukraine conflict spilled over into the continent's... more »»

Nigerian airlines cancel flights amid fuel crisis

May 23, 2015

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian airlines grounded flights Saturday and radio stations were silenced as a months-long fuel shortage aggravated by striking oil tanker drivers worsened in Africa's... more »»

Many questions in Mexico cartel battle that killed 43

May 23, 2015

ECUANDUREO, Mexico (AP) — The call for backup went out to local police after 8 a.m. more »»

'Bold' Ireland votes to legalize gay marriage in landslide

May 23, 2015

DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland's citizens have voted in a landslide to legalize gay marriage, electoral officials announced Saturday — a stunningly lopsided result that illustrates what Catholic leaders... more »»

 
 
 

 

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