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Pope condemns extraordinary renditions in law talk

October 23, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has condemned the practice of extraordinary renditions used by the CIA after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. more »»

Attacks in southwestern Pakistan kill 12 people

October 23, 2014

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Attacks in Pakistan's troubled southwestern province of Baluchistan, including an assault on the country's beleaguered minority Shiites Muslims and a suicide bombing... more »»

Dancing priests become Internet sensation

October 23, 2014

ROME (AP) — A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now-famous Italian nun whose Alicia Keys-esque voice won her a... more »»

Threat to break isolation in Liberia over food

October 23, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Dozens of people quarantined for Ebola monitoring in western Liberia are threatening to break out of isolation because they have no food, the West African nation's state... more »»

European authorities aim to purge weak banks

October 23, 2014

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe's biggest banks are facing a day of judgment as the European Central Bank prepares to unveil the results of a yearlong search through the dark corners of their... more »»

Zuckerberg speaks Chinese, Beijing students cheer

October 23, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. more »»

For teen with passport, Syria trip can be seamless

October 23, 2014

PARIS (AP) — The teenage sisters told their father they were staying home sick from their suburban Denver school. more »»

Activists: Syria airstrikes toll over 500

October 23, 2014

MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — U.S. more »»

AP Interview: Russia's Navalny vows to fight Putin

October 23, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's most prominent opposition leader is in bare feet, dressed in blue jeans and a checkered shirt, as he opens the door to his apartment in a drab Soviet-era block. more »»

Ukraine pins hopes on a new-look parliament

October 23, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament is something halfway between a wrestling pit and a shady backroom for hatching deals. Optimists believe Sunday's elections will change all that. more »»

Canada attack stirs terror fears

October 23, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Two deadly attacks in three days against members of the military stunned Canadians and raised fears their country was being targeted for reprisals for joining the U.S. more »»

Botswana's ruling party favored in elections

October 23, 2014

GABORONE, Botswana (AP) — The ruling party in Botswana, which has dominated politics since independence in 1966, is again the front-runner ahead of elections Friday in the southern African nation. more »»

Canada's PM says shooting rampage was terrorism

October 23, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Two deadly attacks in three days against members of the military stunned Canadians and raised fears their country was being targeted for reprisals for joining the U.S. more »»

China opposes sending North Korea to int'l court

October 23, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday it was against referring North Korea to the International Criminal Court, dimming chances that its longtime ally will face additional scrutiny over its dismal... more »»

Tesco chairman resigns after accounting scandal

October 23, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The chairman of Tesco, the world's second-biggest retailer behind Walmart, announced his resignation Thursday amid an accounting scandal in which the company admitted it had... more »»

Police: Gunmen kill 8 Shiite Muslims in Pakistan

October 23, 2014

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Four gunmen attacked a minibus carrying Shiite Muslims in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, killing eight of them, police said. more »»

Rwanda cancels Ebola screenings for US, Spain

October 23, 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Rwanda's minister of health is reversing a decision she made to require visitors who had been in the U.S. more »»

India picks up pace on economic overhaul

October 23, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — After months of criticism for not moving aggressively enough on promises of an economic overhaul, India's new prime minister has announced a string of policies designed to... more »»

Gaza rebuilding slowed by trickle of aid, rivalry

October 23, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Several dozen tons of cement bags stored in a warehouse are one of the few tangible achievements so far of a $2.7 billion plan to rebuild war-wrecked Gaza Strip. more »»

Mexico: Mayor linked to deadly attack on students

October 23, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Officials said Wednesday that a drug gang implicated in the disappearance of 43 students in a southern city essentially ran the town, paying the mayor hundreds of thousands of... more »»

 
 
 

 

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