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Egyptian officials raise death toll of Sinai attacks to 32

January 30, 2015

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian health officials have raised the death toll to 32 from coordinated and simultaneous attacks that struck more than a dozen army and police targets in the restive... more »»

Former Bulgarian president dies at 79

January 30, 2015

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Zhelyu Zhelev, a philosopher and communist-era dissident who became Bulgaria's first democratically elected president, died Friday, his family said. He was 79. more »»

Pakistanis fleeing offensive find new dangers in Afghanistan

January 30, 2015

KHOST, Afghanistan (AP) — Tens of thousands of Pakistanis have sought shelter at a sprawling refugee camp in a volatile region of Afghanistan after crossing the mountainous border to escape a... more »»

Egypt's IS affiliate claims Sinai attacks that killed 26

January 30, 2015

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — An Egyptian militant group affiliated with the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for coordinated and simultaneous attacks that struck more than a dozen army and... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Pinata-making art lives on in Mexican family

January 30, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican party isn't complete without a piñata, and Melesio Vicente Flores and Cecilia Albarran Gonzalez have spent the last 25 years making high-end versions of the... more »»

Survivors recall panic before Mexico City hospital blast

January 30, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Inside the maternity hospital on the western edge of Mexico City, concern quickly turned to panic as the sour smell of propane seeped in and a vapor cloud grew at the emergency... more »»

Gas blast wrecks Mexico children's hospital, killing 3

January 30, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Injured and bleeding, mothers grasping infants in their arms fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion Thursday, and rescuers began smashing... more »»

Families plead for lives of IS hostages as swap hopes fade

January 30, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — A deadline of sunset Thursday for a possible prisoner swap purportedly set by the Islamic State group holding a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian military pilot passed with no sign... more »»

Gas blast wrecks Mexico children's hospital; 2 dead, 73 hurt

January 30, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Injured and bleeding, mothers carrying infants fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion Thursday, and rescuers swung sledgehammers to break through... more »»

Youth who stormed Dutch broadcaster claimed to be hacker

January 30, 2015

HILVERSUM, Netherlands (AP) — A 19-year-old brandishing a fake weapon threatened a security guard to gain access to the headquarters of Dutch national broadcaster NOS and demand airtime Thursday... more »»

Gas blast wrecks Mexico children's hospital, at least 2 dead

January 30, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Injured and bleeding, mothers carrying infants fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion Thursday, and rescuers swung sledgehammers to break through... more »»

Youth who stormed Dutch broadcaster claimed to be hacker

January 29, 2015

HILVERSUM, Netherlands (AP) — A 19-year-old brandishing a fake weapon threatened a security guard to gain access to the headquarters of Dutch national broadcaster NOS and demand airtime Tuesday... more »»

Gas blast wrecks Mexico children's hospital, at least 2 dead

January 29, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Injured and bleeding, mothers carrying infants fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion Thursday, and rescuers swung sledgehammers to break through... more »»

Simultaneous attacks in Egypt's Sinai kill 26

January 29, 2015

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Militants struck more than a dozen army and police targets in the restive Sinai Peninsula with simultaneous attacks involving a car bomb and mortar rounds on Thursday,... more »»

New push on Capitol Hill for more oversight of US aid agency

January 29, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Key U.S. more »»

Gas blast at Mexico children's hospital, at least 2 dead

January 29, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Injured and bleeding, mothers carrying infants fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion Thursday, and rescuers swung sledgehammers to break through... more »»

EU official expects clashes but no rash actions from Athens

January 29, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The first European official to visit Greece since the country elected a new left-wing government said Thursday that he expects clashes over how to lighten the country's... more »»

Ukraine: Russia-backed rebels overrun another town in east

January 29, 2015

ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's military conceded Thursday that its forces had been overrun by Russian-backed separatist forces in another town in their battle to hold onto a strategically... more »»

EU to extend existing Russia sanctions over Ukraine

January 29, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union extended by six months an existing set of sanctions against Russian and pro-Russia separatist officials because of the continued fighting in eastern Ukraine and... more »»

Families plead for lives of IS hostages as swap hopes fade

January 29, 2015

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The father of a Jordanian fighter pilot and the wife of a Japanese journalist held by the Islamic State group pleaded for their loved ones' lives after a possible prisoner... more »»

 
 
 

 

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