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Zambia: Edgar Lungu sworn in as new president

January 25, 2015

LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — Edgar Lungu was sworn in as Zambia's new president Sunday.

"I am humbled eternally and debted to you all, my fellow citizens," said Lungu at the inauguration ceremony. more »»

Iran foreign minister summoned to explain stroll with Kerry

January 25, 2015

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has been summoned before parliament to explain his recent public stroll with U.S. more »»

Iranian lawmakers honor Guard commander over IS victories

January 25, 2015

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian lawmakers are publicly praising a senior Guard commander for his work fighting the militant Islamic State group. more »»

Outgoing Greek prime minister concedes defeat in elections

January 25, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's outgoing prime minister has conceded defeat to the radical left Syriza party, saying he is delivering a country that has put the worst of its financial crisis behin... more »»

Ukraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30

January 25, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president said Sunday that intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russia-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded... more »»

WHO adopts reforms to repair reputation after bungling Ebola

January 25, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization has proposed reforms that could overhaul its structure after botching the response to the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak, a sluggish performance that... more »»

Jolie in Iraq, says more needed for Iraq and Syria refugees

January 25, 2015

DOHUK, Iraq (AP) — Actress Angelina Jolie, the special envoy for the United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, appealed Sunday for urgent funding to assist more than three million displaced Iraqis an... more »»

Greece's anti-bailout Syriza party wins election

January 25, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The anti-bailout Syriza party won a clear victory in austerity-weary Greece's national election on Sunday, according to projections by state-run TV's exit poll. more »»

Greek election: Syriza governing majority too close to call

January 25, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek election officials say the anti-austerity Syriza party has won Sunday's vote, but it is too soon to say whether it has enough support to form a governing majority. more »»

France finds bodies of 6 skiers buried by avalanche in Alps

January 25, 2015

PARIS (AP) — France's interior ministry says the bodies of six French skiers have been found a day after they were swept away by an avalanche in the French Alps. more »»

Egypt: 15 killed in clashes between Islamists, police

January 25, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Anti-government protesters fought street battles with police in Cairo and other cities on Sunday, the fourth anniversary of the country's 2011 uprising, as clashes left at least 15... more »»

Exit poll: Greece's anti-bailout Syriza party wins election

January 25, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The anti-bailout Syriza party won a clear victory in austerity-weary Greece's national elections on Sunday, according to projections by state-run TV's exit poll, in a... more »»

WHO mulls reforms to repair reputation after bungling Ebola

January 25, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization has proposed reforms that could overhaul its structure after botching the response to the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak, a sluggish performance that... more »»

Japan stunned by video claiming death of 1 of 2 IS hostages

January 25, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — From the prime minister to ordinary people, Japanese were shocked Sunday at a video purportedly showing one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Islamic State group had been... more »»

Greece: Govt official admits electoral defeat by Syriza

January 25, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A senior official in Greece's governing conservatives has conceded defeat to the radical left Syriza party in Sunday's national elections. more »»

Greece: Exit poll shows anti-bailout party winning election

January 25, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The anti-bailout Syriza party has won a decisive victory in Greece's national elections, according to projections by state-run TV's exit poll, in a historic first for a... more »»

Greece exit poll shows anti-bailout party winning election

January 25, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek state TV exit poll was projecting that anti-bailout party Syriza had won Sunday's parliamentary elections — in a historic first for a radical left-wing party in... more »»

Boko Haram attacks northeastern Nigerian city, dozens killed

January 25, 2015

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — In fierce fighting Sunday that killed more than 200 combatants, Nigerian troops clashed with Islamic extremists who attacked Maiduguri, the biggest city in northeastern... more »»

Egypt: 13 killed in clashes between Islamists, police

January 25, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist President fought street battles with police in Cairo and other cities on Sunday, the fourth anniversary of the country's 2011 uprising, as... more »»

South Africa shaken by anti-immigrant riots

January 25, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African authorities have re-established order — for now — in Soweto and other Johannesburg townships, after a week of looting of foreign-owned shops and violence in whic... more »»

 
 
 

 

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