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Report: Car bomb in Syrian capital kills 10

February 9, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — A car bomb driven by a suicide attacker exploded Tuesday near a police officers' club in the Syrian capital Damascus, killing at least 10 people and causing wide material damage,... more »»

South Africa prosecute 4 apartheid-era cops for murder

February 9, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African prosecutors plan to charge four former members of the apartheid-era security forces for the 1983 murder of a young woman who had recently graduated from... more »»

Taiwan seeks detention of developers of toppled building

February 9, 2016

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Prosecutors have requested the detention of the developers of a high-rise apartment building in southern Taiwan that collapsed over the weekend following a strong earthquake... more »»

Brother of Dublin crime boss killed in growing gangland feud

February 9, 2016

DUBLIN (AP) — As Dublin's gangland tensions deepened, Ireland's justice minister urged gang members to seek police protection Tuesday after gunmen shot to death the brother of a Dublin crime... more »»

The Latest: Train crash death toll rises to 9

February 9, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a train crash in Germany that has caused deaths and injuries (all times local):

12:25 p.m. more »»

Belligerence as strategy: Pyongyang and its provocations

February 9, 2016

In Japan, the prime minister said North Korea would be committing a "grave, provocative act" if it followed through on plans to launch a long-range rocket. more »»

South African court hears case against president

February 9, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's highest court on Tuesday heard a case against President Jacob Zuma, who is accused of violating the constitution in a scandal over state spending on his private... more »»

Spain: Princess Cristina back in court for tax fraud trial

February 9, 2016

PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain (AP) — Spain's Princess Cristina was back in court Tuesday for trial along with 17 others, including her husband, on charges ranging from tax fraud to embezzlement. more »»

Survivor tells of living through collapse of Taiwan building

February 9, 2016

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — After propping himself against a wall for 20 hours to avoid smothering his girlfriend, Ko Ching-chung's strength was draining awa. more »»

More than 1 million are besieged in Syria, new report says

February 9, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — More than one million Syrians are trapped in besieged areas, a new report says in a challenge to the United Nations, which estimates just half that amount and has been accused by... more »»

Hong Kong activists, police clash over holiday food stalls

February 9, 2016

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's Lunar New Year celebration descended into chaotic scenes as protesters and police, who fired warning shots into the air, clashed over a street market selling fish... more »»

Search for life continues at Taiwan complex toppled by quake

February 9, 2016

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers using cranes, dogs and electronic devices searched for survivors Tuesday in a high-rise apartment complex in southern Taiwan that was toppled three days earlier by ... more »»

Germany, Turkey vow diplomatic effort to end Aleppo violence

February 8, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — As tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence massed at Turkey's border, Turkish and German leaders pledged Monday to redouble diplomatic efforts to end the fighting... more »»

Saudi offer to send troops to Syria comes with uncertainty

February 8, 2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's offer to send troops to fight Islamic State in Syria is as much about the kingdom's growing determination to flex its military might as it is... more »»

The Latest: Greece: Stop migrants in Turkish waters

February 8, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):

10:05 p.m. more »»

Canada to end airstrikes against Islamic State group shortly

February 8, 2016

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's prime minister on Monday announced that the country will end airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq by Feb. more »»

The Latest: Official: Turkey will help people inside Syria

February 8, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):

8:55 p.m. more »»

Displaced by fighting, Kurdish residents call for peace

February 8, 2016

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (AP) — Azize Calis is pleading for peace. more »»

Hundreds of thousands celebrate Carnival in Cologne

February 8, 2016

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people packed the streets of Cologne for its annual Rose Monday parade, the culmination of five days of Carnival festivities that took place amid... more »»

Pope's visit to violent Mexican city highlights broader ills

February 8, 2016

ECATEPEC, Mexico (AP) — One evening in September 2014, Mariana Yanez left her home in this crime-plagued Mexico City suburb saying she was going to make some photocopies. Then she vanished. more »»

 
 
 

 

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