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Nepal tries to avert Sherpa strike on Everest

April 22, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepalese authorities were meeting with Sherpa mountain guides Tuesday in an attempt to avert a climbing strike after the deadliest avalanche ever recorded on Mount Everest... more »»

Syrian rebels make last stand for Homs

April 22, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Weakened Syrian rebels are making their last desperate stand in Homs, as forces loyal to President Bashar Assad launch their harshest assault yet to expel them from the central city... more »»

AP names Klug to top SKorea editorial position

April 22, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has named Seoul news editor Foster Klug as its chief of bureau for South Korea. more »»

Seabed hunt for Malaysia jet stretches beyond week

April 22, 2014

SYDNEY (AP) — An air search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet was suspended for a day due to stormy weather on Tuesday as the painstakingly slow sonar scanning of the targeted patch of seabed... more »»

Thousands line up to bid goodbye to Garcia Marquez

April 22, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — With two heads of state and thousands of tearful admirers, Mexico bid farewell on Monday to Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian Nobel laureate considered one of the greatest... more »»

Death count in ferry sinking tops 100

April 22, 2014

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — One by one, coast guard officers carried the newly arrived bodies covered in white sheets from a boat to a tent on the dock of this island, the first step in identifying... more »»

Families' hopes for ferry victims painfully humble

April 22, 2014

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — Lee Byung-soo says he knew, when he saw his 15-year-old son's body in the tent. It could not have been more horrifically obvious. more »»

US: Pictures indicate Russian troops in Ukraine

April 21, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has released images of soldiers in eastern Ukraine that it says are Russian forces, showing militants wearing similar uniforms and brandishing Russian... more »»

APNewsBreak: US weighs curbing deportations

April 21, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is weighing limiting deportations of immigrants living in the U.S. more »»

US looking into possible chemical attack in Syria

April 21, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Suicide bombings, attacks in Iraq kill 33 people

April 21, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Suicide bombings and other attacks across Iraq killed at least 33 people and wounded nearly 80 more on Monday, officials said, the latest in an uptick in violence as the country... more »»

UN condemns ethnic killings in South Sudan

April 21, 2014

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — U.N. more »»

Yemen says strikes on al-Qaida base kill 55

April 21, 2014

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni forces, reportedly backed by U.S. more »»

Syria elections set for June 3 amid civil war

April 21, 2014

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria called a presidential election for June 3, aiming to give President Bashar Assad a veneer of electoral legitimacy in the midst of a civil war that has killed more tha... more »»

Finnish skydiver crash probe could take weeks

April 21, 2014

HELSINKI (AP) — An investigation into a small plane crash that killed eight skydivers in Finland could take weeks or longer to complete because the charred remains of the aircraft are scattered... more »»

Suicide bombings, attacks in Iraq kill 30 people

April 21, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Suicide bombings and other attacks across Iraq killed at least 30 people and wounded nearly 70 more on Monday, officials said, the latest in an uptick in violence as the country... more »»

US justices seek middle ground in Argentina case

April 21, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court appeared to be searching for a middle ground Monday in the decade-long battle between Argentina and holders of its defaulted bonds. more »»

Anti-junta Myanmar journalist Win Tin dies at 85

April 21, 2014

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Win Tin, a prominent journalist who became Myanmar's longest-serving political prisoner after challenging military rule by co-founding the National League for Democracy,... more »»

Families' hopes for ferry victims painfully humble

April 21, 2014

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — Lee Byung-soo says he knew, when he saw his 15-year-old son's body in the tent. It could not have been more horrifically obvious. more »»

Gunmen detain 3 journalists in eastern Ukraine

April 21, 2014

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Three foreign journalists were temporarily detained by pro-Russia insurgents in city in eastern Ukraine. more »»

 
 

 

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