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UN experts say world's mangrove forests at risk

September 29, 2014

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — U.N. more »»

Police defend handling of protests in Hong Kong

September 29, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Police defended their use of tear gas and other methods to control the pro-democracy protests that have paralyzed Hong Kong's financial district, and appealed Monday for an end t... more »»

5 more bodies found at Japan volcano; toll now 36

September 29, 2014

KISO, Japan (AP) — Toxic gases and ash from still-erupting Mount Ontake forced Japanese rescue workers to call off the search for more victims Monday as dozens of relatives awaited news of their... more »»

12 killed in worst east Ukraine shelling in a week

September 29, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Eastern Ukraine has suffered the worst violence in more than a week as fighting between pro-Russian rebels and government troops in the region killed at least 12 people and... more »»

As trial ends, prosecutors slam Karadzic as liar

September 29, 2014

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Prosecutors called former Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic a liar in closing remarks at his genocide trial on Monday, saying he lacks any credibility i... more »»

Israel's shadowy Mossad looks to recruit online

September 29, 2014

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — It used to be that if you wanted to join one of the world's most secretive espionage organizations you had to sneak into a foreign embassy, answer a cryptic newspaper ad o... more »»

Image of Asia: Tools for an 'Umbrella Revolution'

September 29, 2014

In this photo by Wong Maye-E, umbrellas are stacked for pro-democracy activists to use to shield themselves from pepper spray and tear gas in Hong Kong's financial district. more »»

They did. They do. Clooney/Alamuddin wedding No. 2

September 29, 2014

VENICE, Italy (AP) — The romantic canaled city of Venice has been the venue for 323 weddings of foreign couples this year. Only one has drawn crowds and paparazzi. more »»

US adviser: Afghanistan to sign troop deal Tuesday

September 29, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A senior adviser to U.S. more »»

US-led airstrikes hit 4 Syrian provinces

September 29, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — U.S. more »»

Obama: 'Contradictory' Syria policy helps Assad

September 29, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is acknowledging that the U.S. more »»

News Guide: Issues, people in Hong Kong protests

September 29, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong are drawing thousands of mostly young residents of this former British colony into the streets in a massive but peaceful movement of civil... more »»

Prosecutors launch Karadzic closing arguments

September 29, 2014

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Prosecutors called former Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic a liar in closing remarks at his genocide trial, saying his denials of responsibility for... more »»

Ex-General: Germany needs to up defense spending

September 29, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A retired top-ranking German general said Monday a string of recent embarrassing military equipment failures shows the country needs to spend more on defense, as another aircraft... more »»

Indian leader Modi heads for White House visit

September 29, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets President Barack Obama for the first time at the White House, the welcome will be very different from the response Modi got nearly... more »»

New Afghan president sworn in after disputed vote

September 29, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai was sworn in Monday as Afghanistan's new president, replacing Hamid Karzai in the country's first democratic transfer of power since the 2001 U.S. more »»

'Umbrella Revolution' protests spread in Hong Kong

September 29, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters wearing masks and wielding umbrellas to protect against pepper spray and tear gas expanded their rallies throughout Hong Kong on Monday, defying calls to... more »»

Trial opening for Belgian terror suspects

September 29, 2014

ANTWERP, Belgium (AP) — Dozens of Belgians are going on trial accused of leading or being members of a terrorist organization that allegedly recruited fighters for jihadi groups in Syria. more »»

Recovery of bodies suspended at Japanese volcano

September 29, 2014

KISO, Japan (AP) — Japanese soldiers managed to bring down eight more bodies by helicopter from the ash-blanketed peak of a still-erupting volcano on Monday, before toxic gases and ash forced the... more »»

Neighborhood reborn amid Puerto Rico decline

September 29, 2014

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Laura Feliciano was scouting locations for a new restaurant in the Puerto Rican capital when she discovered she was priced out of the upscale waterfront districts tha... more »»

 
 
 

 

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