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Hollande: group that killed French man is a threat

September 24, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande said Wednesday the terrorists who beheaded a French citizen in Algeria represent a global threat that must be stoppe. more »»

Algerian extremists behead French hostage

September 24, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Algerian extremists allied with the Islamic State group have decapitated a French hostage after France carried out airstrikes in Iraq, according to a video that appeared online... more »»

Dutch to send fighter jets to strike at IS in Iraq

September 24, 2014

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government is sending six F-16 fighter jets to strike at the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq, Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Asscher announced... more »»

French president says hostage killed in Algeria

September 24, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande has confirmed the killing of a French hostage in Algeria.

A video released by a U.S. more »»

Arab states risk backlash by joining Syria strikes

September 24, 2014

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Arab nations that joined the United States in striking the Islamic State group in Syria were unusually open about it, throwing aside their usual secrecy and... more »»

Snowden honored with 'alternative Nobel'

September 24, 2014

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Edward Snowden was among the winners Wednesday of a Swedish human rights award, sometimes referred to as the "alternative Nobel," for his disclosures of top secret surveillance... more »»

Sunni militants kill 19 Shiite militiamen in Iraq

September 24, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Sunni militants killed 19 Shiite militiamen in an ambush north of Baghdad on Wednesday, officials said. more »»

Israelis usher in Jewish New Year with uncertainty

September 24, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis ushered in the year 5775 as they celebrated the Jewish New Year on Wednesday still shaken from this summer's 50-day war against Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip,... more »»

Obama: Al-Abadi the right man to lead Iraq

September 24, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Barack Obama says new Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi (HY'-dahr ahl ah-BAH'-dee) is the right person to lead Iraq as the country faces an enormous threat from... more »»

Red Cross team attacked while burying Ebola dead

September 24, 2014

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — A Red Cross team was attacked while collecting bodies believed to be infected with Ebola in southeastern Guinea, the latest in a string of assaults that are hindering... more »»

Iran general helped Iraq's Kurds battle IS group

September 24, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A top Iranian general and 70 of his forces were on the ground in Iraq this summer, helping Kurdish fighters defend the regional capital Irbil against Islamic State militants, ... more »»

ICC opens new Central African Republic probe

September 24, 2014

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court is opening a new investigation into atrocities including murder, rape and persecution during ruthless sectarian fighting since 2012... more »»

US strikes IS group in Syria, Iraq

September 24, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — U.S. more »»

Mars mission opens India for space business

September 24, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — India celebrated putting a spacecraft into orbit around Mars on Wednesday, hoping the rare feat will show the world it is open for business in space exploration and inspire a new... more »»

1,000 arrested in EU crackdown on organized crime

September 24, 2014

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — In what a police chief called the biggest organized crime crackdown in Europe, law enforcement agencies across the European Union arrested more than 1,000 people in ... more »»

German court: church facilities can ban headscarf

September 24, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A German federal court has ruled that church-run institutions are within their rights to refuse to allow Muslim employees to wear headscarves at work. more »»

Image of Asia: Reselling iPhones in mainland China

September 24, 2014

In this photo by Andy Wong, scalpers try to resell iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices to people leaving an Apple Store in Beijing. more »»

Police mix-up frees 3 suspected jihadis in France

September 24, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Three suspected French jihadis turned themselves in Wednesday to French police after a mix-up in which they passed right through French customs even though they had gone to Syria. more »»

Pirate: $1.6 million ransom paid for journalist

September 24, 2014

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Negotiators paid a $1. more »»

US strikes hit IS group staging area in Syria

September 24, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — The United States bombed a suspected Islamic State staging area in eastern Syria on Wednesday, as U.S. more »»

 
 

 

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