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AP investigation prompts new round of slave rescues

July 30, 2015

Authorities in Papua New Guinea have rescued eight fishermen held on board a Thai-owned refrigerated cargo ship, and dozens of other boats are still being sought in response to an Associated Pres... more »»

Nigeria rescues 71, mostly women and girls, from Boko Haram

July 30, 2015

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian soldiers rescued 71 people, almost all girls and women, in firefights that killed many Boko Haram militants in villages near the northeastern city of Maiduguri,... more »»

Man describes find that could solve MH370 plane mystery

July 30, 2015

SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion (AP) — Johnny Begue was out collecting stones on the French Indian Ocean island he calls home when he says he saw part of an airplane wing washed up in the sand. more »»

Man stabs several people at Jerusalem gay pride parade

July 30, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Revelers dancing and singing through the streets of Jerusalem during the holy city's annual gay pride parade were left shrieking in pain and panic Thursday night, as an anti-gay... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Attack on gay pride parade in Jerusalem

July 30, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Revelers dancing and singing through the streets of Jerusalem during the city's annual gay pride parade were left shrieking in pain and panic Thursday after an anti-gay extremist... more »»

Afghan Taliban confirm Mullah Omar's death, choose successor

July 30, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban confirmed the death of longtime leader Mullah Mohammad Omar and appointed his successor Thursday, as a new round of peace talks was indefinitely postponed... more »»

Wing part could help solve what happened to MH370

July 30, 2015

SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion (AP) — A barnacle-encrusted wing part that washed up on a remote Indian Ocean island could help solve one of aviation's greatest mysteries, as investigators work to connect i... more »»

Turkey onslaught on Kurds, after IS attack, fuels anger

July 30, 2015

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (AP) — Just when it seemed Turkey was getting serious about the fight against IS, it has turned its military focus to pounding its old foe: the Kurdish rebel. more »»

Philae probe finds evidence that comets can be cosmic labs

July 30, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists say the Philae space probe has gathered data supporting the theory that comets can serve as cosmic laboratories in which some of the essential elements for life are... more »»

The Latest: Wing part may arrive in French city on Saturday

July 30, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Here are the latest developments on the Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared nearly a year and a half ago (all times local):

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8:40 p.m. more »»

Al-Qaida abducts US-backed rebels in northern Syria

July 30, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of a U.S. more »»

Zimbabwean baffled by foreign concern for killed lion

July 30, 2015

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — While the death of a protected lion in Zimbabwe has caused outrage in the United States — much of it centered on the Minnesota dentist who killed the animal — most in... more »»

Sierra Leone faces Ebola setback; 500 under quarantine

July 30, 2015

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Authorities in Sierra Leone said Thursday they had quarantined 500 people after a man died from Ebola in an area where the deadly virus had been gone for months, in... more »»

A look at lion hunting in Zimbabwe

July 30, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The killing of a well-known Zimbabwe lion named Cecil by a dentist from Minnesota has provoked outrage among animal activists and thrown a new spotlight on big game hunting in... more »»

Wing part turns up as solid clue in hunt for MH370

July 30, 2015

SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion (AP) — A sea-crusted wing part washed up on an island in the western Indian Ocean may be the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 since it vanished nearly a year and a... more »»

Iran says will ban US experts from UN nuclear inspections

July 30, 2015

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran will not allow American or Canadian inspectors working for the U.N. more »»

The Latest: MH370 passenger's sister skeptical about wing

July 30, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Here are the latest developments on the Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared nearly a year and a half ago (all times local):

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6:32 p.m. more »»

US delivering 8 newer F-16 warplanes to Egypt

July 30, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — The United States Embassy in Cairo says the U.S. is delivering eight newer F-16 warplanes to Egypt as part of an ongoing military support package. more »»

South Sudan soldiers accused of stealing relief food

July 30, 2015

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Soldiers believed to be with the South Sudanese army and allied militia stole relief supplies and killed seven people in an attack on a rebel-held part of Unity state, a... more »»

India hangs only man sentenced to die for 1993 Mumbai blasts

July 30, 2015

NEW DELHI (AP) — Ignoring pleas and petitions by civil society groups, India on Thursday hanged an accountant convicted of supporting the 1993 Mumbai bombings that killed 257 people in the... more »»

 
 
 

 

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