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Ukraine's leader urges country not to panic

August 28, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is calling on the country to resist giving into panic in the wake of Russian forces entering the country. more »»

South African court orders release of tapes

August 28, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeals on Thursday ordered the release of taped phone conversations about corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma, a move that could... more »»

Ukraine: 2 tank columns from Russia enter Ukraine

August 28, 2014

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Two columns of Russian tanks and military vehicles fired Grad missiles at a border post in southeastern Ukraine, then rolled into the country Thursday as Ukraine's... more »»

Shaun the shaggy Aussie sheep finally shorn smooth

August 28, 2014

SYDNEY (AP) — Shaun the shaggy Australian sheep has at last been shorn smooth. But the woolly wanderer wasn't the wooliest of them all. more »»

Official: 2 tank columns from Russia enter Ukraine

August 28, 2014

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukraine security spokesman says two columns of tanks from Russia have entered a strategic town.

Ukrainian security council spokesman Col. more »»

France suggests Europe could help as Gaza monitor

August 28, 2014

PARIS (AP) — France's president called on the international community to help enforce the cease-fire in Gaza, suggesting Thursday that Europe could play a role in monitoring the dismantling of... more »»

France rules out Assad as partner in terror fight

August 28, 2014

PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande has ruled out an international partnership with Syria's leader to fight against the Islamic State group, saying any alliance with Bashar Assad woul... more »»

India urges millions of poor to open bank accounts

August 28, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's state-owned banks are conducting a massive campaign to open millions of accounts for poor Indians who are off the financial grid and vulnerable to black market money... more »»

Ukraine, NATO, US: Russian forces inside Ukraine

August 28, 2014

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — "Russian forces have entered Ukraine," the country's president declared Thursday, cancelling a foreign trip and calling an emergency meeting of his security council. more »»

Phone call data may alter Malaysia jet search area

August 28, 2014

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Just weeks before the hunt for the missing Malaysian airliner is set to resume, an Australian official said Thursday that the sprawling search area in the southern... more »»

Tim Hortons a big part of Canadian identity

August 28, 2014

TORONTO (AP) — Few things unite Canadians the way Tim Hortons does. more »»

French leader banks on free market to save economy

August 28, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Facing pitiful poll numbers, Francois Hollande has cast his lot: The French president who once decried global finance and vowed a 75-percent tax on millionaires has quashed dissent... more »»

Israelis skeptical of PM's Gaza victory claim

August 28, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's claim that Israel achieved a "great military and political" victory over Hamas in the latest round of fighting in the Gaza Strip has met with... more »»

Pakistani cleric says talks with government failed

August 28, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A fiery Pakistani cleric who has been leading a mass rally outside parliament demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation said on Thursday that he has "shut the door" on... more »»

Undersea search for Malaysian plane refined

August 28, 2014

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The massive undersea search area for a missing Malaysian airliner in the southern Indian Ocean could be extended farther south based on new satellite analysis, only... more »»

A flavor out of favor: Dog meat fades in S. Korea

August 28, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For more than 30 years, chef and restaurant owner Oh Keum-il built her expertise in cooking one traditional South Korean delicacy: dog meat. more »»

A look at the Islamic State militants in Syria

August 28, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — As the U.S. more »»

Mother of US reporter in Syria begs for his life

August 27, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — The mother of a hostage American journalist pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video directed at the Islamic State group, while new images emerged of mass killings, including... more »»

Photos show gruesome Islamic State seizure of base

August 27, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — The mother of a hostage American journalist pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video directed at the Islamic State group, while new images emerged of mass killings, including... more »»

UK sex abuse report prompts outrage, reflection

August 27, 2014

ROTHERHAM, England (AP) — Rotherham is a working-class town that is remarkable in its ordinariness — a collection of charmless discount stores, betting shops and kebab counters, surrounded by... more »»

 
 

 

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