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The Latest: Pope Francis condemns Syria bombing

September 28, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the civil war in Syria (all times local):

11:45 a.m. more »»

The Latest: Hamas says it's happy about Shimon Peres' death

September 28, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the death of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres (all times local):

12:15 a.m. more »»

Medical officials: airstrikes knock out 2 Aleppo hospitals

September 28, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Medical officials say airstrikes have severely damaged two hospitals in eastern rebel-held Aleppo, leading to the death of two seriously ill patients. more »»

Afghan official: 13 civilians killed in airstrike on house

September 28, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — At least 13 civilians were killed in an airstrike that hit a residential building in a volatile district of eastern Nangarhar province early Wednesday, an Afghan officia... more »»

Indonesia evacuates tourists after Mount Barujari eruption

September 28, 2016

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities are searching for several hundred tourists after Mount Barujari on Lombok island spewed a massive column of ash into the atmosphere and have... more »»

Libyan general in east rejects UN-backed government

September 28, 2016

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — A powerful Libyan general whose forces recently captured several key oil facilities has rejected a U.N. more »»

Shimon Peres, ex-Israeli president and PM, dies at 93

September 28, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning... more »»

World leaders mourn Peres, praise him as a man of peace

September 28, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Current and former world leaders mourned the passing of Shimon Peres early Wednesday, praising him as a patriot, visionary statesman and man of principle who was deeply committe... more »»

Shimon Peres witnessed Israel's history, and shaped it

September 28, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — At every corner of Israel's tumultuous history, Shimon Peres was there. more »»

Massive typhoon hits eastern China, Taiwan, killing 5

September 28, 2016

BEIJING (AP) — A massive typhoon left one person dead in eastern China on Wednesday, a day after killing four and injuring 260 in Taiwan. more »»

Maduro: top US diplomat to visit Venezuela soon

September 28, 2016

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro said a top U.S. State Department official would soon visit Venezuela in a bid to ease tensions between the two nations. more »»

Muslim radical convicted in destruction of mausoleums

September 28, 2016

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An international court on Tuesday found a Muslim radical guilty of committing a war crime by overseeing the destruction of historic mausoleums in the Malian desert... more »»

LGBTQ festival canceled in Haiti amid threats, gov't order

September 27, 2016

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Organizers of a cultural festival in Haiti celebrating the Afro-Caribbean LGBTQ community said Tuesday that it has been called off due to numerous threats of violence... more »»

Colombia's road to peace marred by multiple obstacles

September 27, 2016

CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — The contrast couldn't be more dramatic: As Colombia's president and the head of its largest guerrilla movement were putting their signatures on a historic peace deal, a... more »»

Puerto Rico frees 3 men convicted of murder in 1995

September 27, 2016

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Three men who spent more than 20 years in prison for murder were freed Tuesday in a historic ruling after new tests found none of their DNA on evidence in a case that... more »»

Confidential UN report details South Sudan threats, violence

September 27, 2016

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The U.N. ambulance carried an urgent patient: a local woman in labor. South Sudan government soldiers stopped the ambulance 15 times at checkpoints in the capital, Jub. more »»

Panama asks US to extradite ex-leader Martinelli

September 27, 2016

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama has formally asked the United States to extradite former President Ricardo Martinelli in connection with a phone-tapping controversy, the country's foreign ministry said... more »»

Defense chief: 9/11 bill could be devastating to US military

September 27, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation that would allow the families of Sept. more »»

Toll from Egypt migrant boat sinking rises to more than 200

September 27, 2016

ROSETTA, Egypt (AP) — Rescue workers on Tuesday pulled dozens of bodies from the hold of an Egyptian fishing boat that sank in the Mediterranean Sea carrying hundreds of migrants trying to make i... more »»

Battle for besieged Syrian city of Aleppo intensifies

September 27, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — With international diplomacy in tatters and the U.S. more »»

 
 

 

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