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Failed Iraqi bomber named in Islamic State hostage crisis

January 26, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — In the moments after her husband blew himself up in the ballroom of a Jordanian hotel as part of an al-Qaida plot, Sajida al-Rishawi fled the scene of chaos wearing her own explosiv... more »»

Italy promo gets thumbs up for turning stereotypes around

January 26, 2015

ROME (AP) — Italy is making waves by turning stereotypes on their head — and selling the world its more serious side. more »»

Islamic State group pushed out of Syria's Kobani

January 26, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish fighters backed by intense U.S. more »»

Liberia: Only 5 people being treated for Ebola in country

January 26, 2015

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia said Monday that there are currently only five confirmed cases of Ebola in the entire country — a dramatic turnaround in the West African nation where the virus... more »»

China's shadow looms large over Obama visit to India

January 26, 2015

NEW DELHI (AP) — As President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met in New Delhi this week, the shadow of a third player hung over the talks: neighboring China, which has... more »»

French authorities raid prison cells of radicals

January 26, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The Paris prosecutor's office says authorities have found phones, USB flash drives and other equipment during searches of about 80 prison cells of Islamic radicals after terrorist... more »»

IS spokesman calls on Muslims in West to commit more attacks

January 26, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — The spokesman for the Islamic State group called on Muslims living in Western countries to carry out more attacks, saying any loyalist who has the opportunity to "shed a drop of... more »»

Greek vote shows growing European backlash against austerity

January 26, 2015

The election result in Greece reflects a growing European backlash against austerity policies. more »»

Church of England consecrates first female bishop

January 26, 2015

LONDON (AP) — The male monopoly in the leadership of the Church of England ended Monday, as the 500-year-old institution consecrated its first female bishop.

The Rev. more »»

First US drone strike in Yemen since leader resigned kills 3

January 26, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A U.S. more »»

Islamic State group nearly pushed out of Syria's Kobani

January 26, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish fighters backed by intense U.S. more »»

Dwindling group of survivors to mark Auschwitz 70 years on

January 26, 2015

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — A decade ago, 1,500 Holocaust survivors traveled to Auschwitz to mark the 60th anniversary of the death camp's liberation. more »»

Indonesian rescuers fail again to lift fuselage of AirAsia

January 26, 2015

PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — The second attempt to lift the fuselage of the crashed AirAsia jetliner failed Sunday as the wreckage sank back to the ocean floor when a rope linking the lifting... more »»

Survivors visit Auschwitz a day ahead of 70th anniversary

January 26, 2015

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — The voices of Auschwitz survivors praying for their murdered loved ones reverberated Monday amid the barracks and barbed wire of the former Nazi death camp, with one... more »»

Commander in Joseph Kony's feared militia appears in court

January 26, 2015

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A commander in warlord Joseph Kony's feared militia made his first appearance before an International Criminal Court judge Monday, calling himself a former soldier... more »»

AP Interview: Iraq 'sleeper cells' fight Islamic State group

January 26, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — "Sleeper cells" made up of former Iraqi police officers and soldiers are tipping off authorities to Islamic State group positions in the northern city of Mosul, a prominent lawmake... more »»

Libya official says kidnapped deputy foreign minister freed

January 26, 2015

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A security official says the deputy foreign minister of Libya's internationally-recognized government has been released after being kidnapped a day earlier. more »»

Tsipras sworn in as new Greek prime minister

January 26, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Radical left leader Alexis Tsipras was sworn in as Greece's new prime minister Monday after forming a surprise alliance with a small right-wing nationalist party Independent... more »»

Obama takes in India's grand Republic Day parade

January 26, 2015

NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday took in a grand display of Indian military hardware, marching bands and elaborately dressed camels, becoming the first American leader to be... more »»

Malaysia Air site hacked, some customer data appears online

January 26, 2015

HONG KONG (AP) — Hackers defaced the website of Malaysia Airlines on Monday and threatened to dump stolen information online after posting a glimpse of customer data obtained in the attack. more »»

 
 
 

 

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