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Crusading women blaze justice trail in post-Soviet Romania

April 20, 2015

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Prosecutor Denisa Cristodor made history last fall, launching Romania's first case against a communist-era prison guard suspected of crimes against humanity. more »»

Full circle: Chlorine now chemical weapon of choice in Syria

April 20, 2015

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Exactly one century ago Wednesday, German troops opened the taps on a line of chlorine tanks to send a poisonous cloud drifting across no man's land and into World... more »»

Police: 10 dead in bomb attack on UN bus in Somalia

April 20, 2015

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A bomb exploded Monday on a bus carrying U.N. employees in northern Somalia, killing at least 10 people and wounding many others, police and U.N. officials said. more »»

Malta to bury 24 victims of latest shipwreck tragedy

April 20, 2015

MILAN (AP) — An Italian coast guard ship headed toward Sicily Monday with 27 survivors of what could be the Mediterranean's deadliest migrant tragedy, as EU foreign ministers gathered for an... more »»

Chinese leader in Pakistan to unveil $45B in investments

April 20, 2015

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Pakistan on Monday for a two-day visit in which he is expected to announce $45 billion worth of investment projects in energy and... more »»

SS 'accountant of Auschwitz' going on trial in Germany

April 20, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Hedy Bohm had just turned 16 when the Nazis packed her and her parents onto a cattle car in May 1944 and sent them from Hungary to the Auschwitz death camp in occupied Poland. more »»

Israeli leader gets 2-week extension to form coalition

April 20, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has received a two-week extension to form a new governing coalition following his election victory last month. more »»

Afghan doctor: 3 dead in suicide attack on police station

April 20, 2015

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber attacked a police station in the provincial capital of Afghanistan's southern Helmand province, killing three people, a doctor at a local hospital... more »»

Iconic Israeli actor Chaim Topol reflects on long career

April 20, 2015

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — He was Tevye the milkman of "Fiddler on the Roof" fame, James Bond's wingman in "For Your Eyes Only" and a nutty professor in the 1980's cult classic "Flash Gordon. more »»

Survivor: Smugglers locked hundreds in hold of capsized boat

April 20, 2015

ROME (AP) — A smuggler's boat crammed with hundreds of people overturned off Libya's coast as rescuers approached, causing what could be the Mediterranean's deadliest known migrant tragedy and... more »»

Tsunami advisory lifted after quake hits south of Japan

April 20, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — School children were evacuated to higher ground on some islands and buildings swayed in Taipei after a strong earthquake struck Monday in seas east of Taiwan and south of Okinawa. more »»

Tsunami warning lifted after quake hits south of Japan

April 20, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — School children were evacuated to higher ground on some islands and buildings swayed in Taipei after a strong earthquake struck Monday in seas east of Taiwan and south of Okinawa. more »»

Opposition centrists win Finland election, face tough talks

April 19, 2015

HELSINKI (AP) — The opposition Center Party has won Finland's parliamentary election but its new leader faces tough talks on forming a government following the success of the populist,... more »»

Survivor: Smugglers locked hundreds in hold of capsized boat

April 19, 2015

ROME (AP) — A smuggler's boat crammed with hundreds of people overturned off Libya's coast as rescuers approached, causing what could be the Mediterranean's deadliest known migrant tragedy and... more »»

Finnish opposition leader declares victory in election

April 19, 2015

HELSINKI (AP) — Juha Sipila declared his opposition Center Party the winner of Finland's parliamentary election Sunday and will become the country's new prime minister at the head of a coalition... more »»

Turkish Cypriot leadership election to go into 2nd round

April 19, 2015

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The election for the Turkish Cypriot leadership will go to a second round after none of the candidates managed to garner enough votes Sunday to avoid a runoff, authorities... more »»

The Latest: Migrant survivor says 950 aboard capsized boat

April 19, 2015

10:20 p.m. (2020 GMT, 4:20 p.m. more »»

Despite victory, Israeli leader struggling to form coalition

April 19, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — With a resounding election victory last month, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to have an easy path toward quickly establishing a coalition government with his... more »»

Gunmen storm Afghan police station as mine clearers abducted

April 19, 2015

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — Insurgents armed with guns and explosives attacked a police station Sunday in Afghanistan's southern city of Lashkar Gar, wounding two officers and a civilian as... more »»

 
 
 

 

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