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Airstrike in Syria hits medics responding to earlier bombing

September 21, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — An airstrike in northern Syria killed five medics responding to an earlier bombing raid, a relief group said Wednesday, a day after an airstrike on a humanitarian convoy prompted th... more »»

Proposal to revive royal yacht draws fans, foes in Britain

September 21, 2016

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. may be sailing into an uncertain future outside the European Union, but if campaigners have their way, Britannia will rule the waves agai. more »»

South African police clash with university students

September 21, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police on Wednesday set off stun grenades and threw tear gas at stone-throwing students from a leading university who were demonstrating for free education. more »»

Africa divided over ivory trade, as some states want to sell

September 21, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Villagers and elephants are competing for scarce water in a remote part of Namibia, one of a minority of African nations that will push for the right to sell millions of... more »»

New class of pampered purebred dogs emerges in Cuba

September 21, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — Lourdes Ortega spent nine years castrating cattle and ridding pigs of parasites until a chronic nerve disease forced her out of veterinary medicine, leaving her struggling for two... more »»

Iran to IAEA: West needs to normalize economic relations

September 21, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — Iran's delegation to the International Atomic Energy Agency says Western nations need to normalize relations with his country, saying Tehran has been living up to its end of a deal... more »»

Part of Prague's iconic Dancing House turns into hotel

September 21, 2016

PRAGUE (AP) — For many of the millions of tourists who flood the Czech capital every year, taking a selfie in front of the Dancing House has become as important as walking across the medieval... more »»

Aid group: Syria strike hit mobile unit not medical facility

September 21, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — An airstrike in northern Syria that killed five members of medical staff hit a mobile emergency unit and not a medical facility, a relief organization said Wednesday. more »»

Man wounded after attempt to enter Israeli Embassy in Turkey

September 21, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — An attacker armed with a knife tried to enter the Israeli Embassy in Turkey on Wednesday before being shot and slightly wounded by Turkish security officials, Turkish and... more »»

Iran 'determined' to boost military after US-Israel deal

September 21, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's chief of staff of the armed forces said Wednesday a $38 billion aid deal between the United States and Israel makes Iran more determined to strengthen its military. more »»

Airstrike on Syrian medical facility kills 5 staff

September 21, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — An airstrike on a medical facility in northern Syria has killed at least five staff members, the medical relief organization that runs the facility said Wednesday. more »»

The Latest: Embassy intruder not known linked to extremists

September 21, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the shooting outside the Israeli Embassy in Ankara (all times local):

2 p.m. more »»

Papers show Libyan IS bridal dowries of guns, explosives

September 21, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Documents retrieved from Sirte, the Islamic State group's last bastion in Libya, record the variety of dowries offered by militant grooms to their future wives, including an explosiv... more »»

Israel: Forces shoot and lightly wound Palestinian girl, 13

September 21, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Defense Ministry says its forces shot a 13-year-old Palestinian girl in the leg after she refused to stop at a West Bank crossing. more »»

Pakistani Christian jailed for blasphemy over Facebook like

September 21, 2016

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say they have arrested a 16-year-old Christian boy on blasphemy charges after he "liked" an "inappropriate" photograph on Facebook of the Kaaba in Mecca,... more »»

Nothing to see here: Southeast Asia flummoxed by haze study

September 21, 2016

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian, Malaysian and Singaporean authorities have dismissed research that smoky haze from catastrophic forest fires in Indonesia last year caused 100,000 deaths. more »»

Migrants are main target of French presidential candidates

September 21, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Temporary home to thousands of migrants trying to reach Britain, the French city of Calais is a major battlefield for presidential candidates who are seizing on fears of immigration... more »»

Obama, Netanyahu meeting a capstone to years of testy ties

September 21, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Frustrated after years of fraught diplomacy, President Barack Obama will seek Wednesday to cast the U.. more »»

China probes company accused of North Korea trade violations

September 21, 2016

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities are investigating a company that researchers say sold North Korea materials that can be used by its growing nuclear weapons program in a crackdown that reflects... more »»

US flies bombers over South Korea again in show of force

September 21, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States on Wednesday flew a pair of supersonic bombers over ally South Korea for the second time in as many weeks in a show of force following North Korea's... more »»

 
 
 

 

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