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Newly re-elected Brazil leader faces house divided

October 27, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's re-elected leader Dilma Rousseff on Monday faced a house divided after a bitterly fought election that culminated in the narrowest presidential win since the... more »»

UN investigator, banned by Iran, not fazed

October 27, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations special investigator on Iran is not fazed by a senior official's announcement that he is banned from the country, saying on Monday, "He loves banning me. more »»

South Africa mourns slain soccer team captain

October 27, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The shooting death of the beloved captain of South Africa's national soccer team during an apparent house robbery stunned a country long accustomed to violent crime, and polic... more »»

Rubber bullets hit AP photographer and freelancer

October 27, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Two photographers, including one working for The Associated Press, were struck by rubber-coated bullets fired at close range by an Israeli border policeman. more »»

Premier: Israel will build in all of Jerusalem

October 27, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister pledged Monday to keep building in east Jerusalem, despite stiff international criticism and recent rising tensions between Jews and Arabs in the city. more »»

Ukraine looks to reform with an eye on Europe

October 27, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — As Ukraine's most ardently pro-European parties pocketed a resounding collective election triumph Monday, thoughts turned to a reform agenda that promises pain and progress i... more »»

Cuba builds first new church in 55 years

October 27, 2014

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba has allowed construction of the country's first new Catholic church in 55 years, the church said Monday. more »»

Italian banks hit hard by European test results

October 27, 2014

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe's far-reaching review of banks set off sharp drops in the shares of Italian lenders on Monday after several of them failed the year-long exercise's test of... more »»

Museum unveils rich story of Jewish life in Poland

October 27, 2014

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — In the two millennia between ancient Israel and its modern rebirth, Jews never enjoyed as much political autonomy as they did in Poland, a land that centuries later would... more »»

Car bombings in Iraq kill at least 38 people

October 27, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Two car bombings in Iraq, including one where a suicide attacker drove a Humvee into a checkpoint manned by Iraqi troops and pro-government Shiite militiamen, killed at least 38... more »»

Student, 15, shoots, kills teacher in Estonia

October 27, 2014

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — A 15-year-old student shot and killed his teacher during class Monday in a town in southern Estonia — the first known school shooting in the Baltic natio. more »»

APNewsBreak: Egypt's birth rate dramatically rises

October 27, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's fertility rate, which has been falling since at least 1980, has risen dramatically in the last six years, according to the results of a new survey released Monday to The... more »»

Protests in Italy on president's secret testimony

October 27, 2014

ROME (AP) — Calls are mounting for Italy's president to allow the public to hear his testimony in the trial of a former government official accused of negotiating with Mafia bosses to end terror... more »»

Car bombings in Iraq kill at least 34 people

October 27, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Two car bombings in Iraq, including one where a suicide attacker drove a Humvee into a checkpoint manned by Iraqi troops and pro-government Shiite militiamen, killed at least 34... more »»

Egypt moves against both terror and dissent

October 27, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — In its latest move against terror and dissent, Egypt on Monday declared all key government facilities military establishments protected by troops for the next two years and detained ... more »»

Prosecutors say will appeal Pistorius verdict

October 27, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Prosecutors in the Oscar Pistorius case said Monday they will file appeal papers in the next few days against the verdict and sentence after the Olympic runner was convicted o... more »»

Russian crooner sings in Ukraine with rebel leader

October 27, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — In defiance of Ukraine, a revered Soviet-era crooner has traveled from Russia to the rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine to perform in support of separatists fighting the... more »»

American official: US in Ebola fight for long haul

October 27, 2014

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — The United States will help fight Ebola over "the long haul," the American ambassador to the United Nations said on a trip to the West African countries hit by the outbreak. more »»

Secular party set to win Tunisia elections

October 27, 2014

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's main secular opposition party was claiming victory on Monday over once-dominant Islamists in the country's historic parliamentary elections. more »»

Syrian rebels clash with government troops, 35 die

October 27, 2014

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Members of the al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front and other Syrian rebel factions launched simultaneous attacks on army checkpoints, police headquarters, and the governor's office... more »»

 
 
 

 

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