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Visa becomes first FIFA sponsor to warn it could jump ship

May 28, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Worried that their reputations will be tarnished by their links to FIFA, major sponsors are demanding that soccer's global governing body clean up its act, with Visa even warning it... more »»

AP Interview: Serb far-right leader to fight extradition

May 28, 2015

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's far-right leader Vojislav Seselj said Thursday he will launch a legal battle before the Serbian courts to fight any order to return to the Yugoslav war crimes... more »»

Indians scramble for heat relief, but many still must work

May 28, 2015

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Eating onions, lying in the shade and splashing into rivers, Indians were doing whatever they could Thursday to stay cool during a brutal heat wave that has killed more... more »»

Polish police search for man who entered bear enclosure

May 28, 2015

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish authorities are searching for a man who tangled with a bear at Warsaw's zoo and escaped, leaving traces of his blood behin. more »»

Putin accuses US of meddling into FIFA affairs

May 28, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States of meddling in the affairs of soccer's governing body and hinted that its corruption investigation is part of an attempt t... more »»

Srebrenica kids to sing for pope with message of harmony

May 28, 2015

SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Their parents' generation is steeped in the tragedy of genocide. But these Bosnian Serb and Bosnian Muslim children are singing a message of love. more »»

Etihad Airways profit jumps by over half to $73 million

May 28, 2015

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates' fast-growing national carrier, said Thursday its profit rose by more than half to $73 million last year but warned tha... more »»

Greece aims to get bailout deal by Sunday but creditors wary

May 28, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece says it aims to clinch a deal with its creditors by Sunday, a development that would allow it to receive the desperately needed final installment of its international... more »»

THE LATEST: UEFA chief: FIFA's Blatter nixed call to resign

May 28, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:

3:50 p.m. more »»

Elephant numbers plunge in Mozambique because of poachers

May 28, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Poachers slaughtering elephants in Mozambique cut their population almost in half from 2009 to last year, but in Uganda, elephant numbers are increasing as a result of... more »»

Image of Asia: Standing watch on Malaysian navy ship at sea

May 28, 2015

In this photo by Vincent Thian, a Malaysian navy sailor stands guard on the bow of a corvette ship patrolling the seas off the island of Langkawi while watching for abandoned migrant boats. more »»

THE LATEST: UEFA backs off FIFA presidential vote boycott

May 28, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:

2:50 p.m. more »»

Christian schools in Israel say budget cuts hurt community

May 28, 2015

RAMLE, Israel (AP) — It was an unlikely display of protesters: nuns cloaked in white, a black-clad priest clutching a golden scepter and dozens of Arab schoolchildren picketing outside the hulkin... more »»

Blatter calls crisis meeting, skips 3rd public appearance

May 28, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter chaired an emergency meeting with continental soccer bodies Thursday while staying out of public view himself. more »»

No exit: For female jihadis, Syria is one-way journey

May 28, 2015

PARIS (AP) — When three British schoolgirls trundled across the Syrian border; when a pregnant 14-year-old ran away from her Alpine home for the second time; when a sheltered girl from the south... more »»

THE LATEST: CAF backs Blatter, says FIFA vote should go on

May 28, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:

1:30 p.m. (1130 GMT, 7:30 a.m. more »»

Croatian dilemma: Oil in the Adriatic, or tourism

May 28, 2015

MEDULIN, Croatia (AP) — Peter Fries has been coming to Croatia for years after falling in love with its pristine coastline, fresh seafood, mellow wine and friendly hosts. more »»

Israel indicts Palestinian in murder of Polish tourist

May 28, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say they have charged a Palestinian man with killing a Polish tourist in Israel in April. more »»

Dalai Lama urges Aung San Suu Kyi to help Rohingya Muslims

May 28, 2015

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Dalai Lama has urged Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's pro-democracy icon and a fellow Nobel Peace Prize laureate, to speak out to protect her country's persecuted Rohingya Muslims... more »»

UK Methodist Church apologizes for past sexual abuse cases

May 28, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Methodist Church said Thursday it had found almost 2,000 reports of physical and sexual abuse within the institution over more than half a century, and has apologized for... more »»

 
 
 

 

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