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Angry kin unmoved by S. Korean leader's vow to salvage ferry

April 16, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Angry relatives of passengers who drowned in a ferry sinking snubbed South Korea's president on the disaster's anniversary Thursday, even as she pledged to salvage the... more »»

Israel marks Holocaust memorial day with sirens, ceremonies

April 16, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis have come to a mournful, two-minute standstill as sirens pierced the air in remembrance of the 6 million Jews killed in the Nazi Holocaust during World War II. more »»

In Sudan, poverty, heavy security grip under longtime leader

April 16, 2015

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — During a quarter-century in power, President Omar al-Bashir has succeeded in keeping an iron grip on Sudan despite repeated disasters that would have toppled many leaders. more »»

5 things to know about the new royal baby

April 16, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Royal fans are ready to welcome Prince William and Kate's second child — a younger brother or sister to Prince George, whose birth two years ago whipped up a worldwide media frenzy. more »»

UN special envoy to Yemen stepping down

April 16, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.. more »»

Tears, anger mark 1st anniversary of SKorean ferry disaster

April 16, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Tears and grief mixed with raw anger Thursday as black-clad relatives mourned the 300 people, mostly high school kids, killed one year ago when the ferry Sewol sank in... more »»

Supermodel Gisele takes her last stroll down the catwalk

April 16, 2015

SAO PAULO (AP) — Gisele Bundchen bid adieu to the catwalk Wednesday night, strutting her stuff at an emotionally charged show in Sao Paulo that she said will be her last stroll down a runway in a... more »»

Tears mark 1st anniversary of South Korean ferry disaster

April 16, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — With tears, lowered flags and still-fresh anger, relatives mourned the 300 people, mostly high school kids, killed one year ago when the ferry Sewol sank in cold waters... more »»

Amnesty says Bahrain reforms don't end rights violations

April 15, 2015

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Government reforms put in place by Bahraini authorities in the wake of widespread anti-government protests four years ago have failed to end serious violations... more »»

Feared drowning of 400 migrants raises alarms in Europe

April 15, 2015

MILAN (AP) — The feared drowning of 400 migrants in a shipwreck this week in the Mediterranean Sea — one of the deadliest such tragedies in the last decade — raised alarms Wednesday amid an... more »»

More people worldwide are opening bank accounts

April 15, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Africans using cellphones, older Chinese, and Indians getting a push from their government have fueled an unprecedented surge of people opening their first bank account. more »»

EU alleges Google's abuses hurt consumers, innovation

April 15, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's escalating legal attack on Google is likely to ignite a debate about whether the Internet search leader makes life more convenient for consumers or abuses its... more »»

Supermodel Gisele to retire from runway at Sao Paulo show

April 15, 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Gisele Bundchen, the Brazilian supermodel who has been illuminating catwalks the world over for the past two decades, is retiring from the runway with what is expected to be... more »»

EU alleges Google abuses hurt consumers, innovation

April 15, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's escalating legal attack on Google is likely to ignite a debate about whether the Internet search leader makes life more convenient for consumers or abuses its... more »»

Cubans to open talks about US fugitives as ties warm

April 15, 2015

HAVANA (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Israel premier likens Iran to Nazis at Holocaust remembrance

April 15, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — As Israel marked its Holocaust memorial day, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu compared Iran to the Nazis on Wednesday and warned the Islamic Republic must be prevented from... more »»

Islamic State militants seize villages near Ramadi in Iraq

April 15, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State extremist group launched an offensive Wednesday in Iraq's western Anbar province, capturing three villages near the provincial capital of Ramadi in what was the... more »»

Sudan extends presidential poll by 1 day amid low turnout

April 15, 2015

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan extended voting another day in its presidential and legislative election Wednesday as campaigners went door to door to seek voters amid a low turnout that saw poll... more »»

List of migrant deaths grows after boat capsizes off Libya

April 15, 2015

ROME (AP) — Fleeing poverty, war or other violence in Africa, the Middle East and Asia, migrants have died by the thousands in the Mediterranean over the years while trying to reach Europe. more »»

Nigerian military focus on area abducted girls believed held

April 15, 2015

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian military operations against Boko Haram are focusing on a northeastern forest where officials believe more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped a year ago are being held,... more »»

 
 

 

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