Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Facebook | Twitter | All Access E-Edition | Home RSS
 
 
 
The Latest: 50,000 Syrians amass near Turkish border

February 5, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times Syria local):

17:00 p.m. more »»

Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to meet in historic step

February 5, 2016

VATICAN CITY (AP) — In an historic step to heal the 1,000-year schism that split Christianity, Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in an attempt... more »»

The Latest: Sweden rejects UN group's findings on Assange

February 5, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. panel's determination that Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained (all times local):

3:55 p.m. more »»

Pakistan commemorates 'Kashmir Day'

February 5, 2016

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's Prime Minister on Friday called for resolving the lingering issue of Kashmir in accordance with U.N. more »»

The Latest: Ecuadorean minister calls for Assange to go free

February 5, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. panel's determination that Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained (all times local):

3:05 p.. more »»

Sakurajima volcano erupts spectacularly in southern Japan

February 5, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — One of Japan's most active volcanos erupted spectacularly Friday evening with a fiery blast that sent lava rolling down its slope. more »»

The Latest: Senior Iranian commander killed in Syria

February 5, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times Syria local):

15.00 p.. more »»

China governor fired for 'disloyalty' as Xi tightens grip

February 5, 2016

BEIJING (AP) — The governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of disloyalty to the ruling Communist Party and removed from his post, amid a growing consolidation of power by President... more »»

AP Photos: Rocket models in North Korean propaganda displays

February 5, 2016

The Unha 3 rocket that launched the "Bright Star" satellite into space in 2012 is a symbol of North Korea's technological successes and a matter of great national pride. more »»

Karolinska University to investigate stem-cell scientist

February 5, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Sweden's Karolinska University says it is commissioning an external investigation into stem-cell scientist Paolo Macchiarini, who was cleared last year of misconduct charges related... more »»

Islamic extremists take control of town in southern Somalia

February 5, 2016

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Residents in the southern Somali town of Marka say fighters from the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab have taken control there after the withdrawal of African Union... more »»

UN panel: Assange detained arbitrarily, should be freed

February 5, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — A United Nations human rights panel has sided with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in his long-running battle with Swedish and British authorities, saying he should be freed... more »»

Experts say launch won't bring N. Korea much closer to ICBM

February 5, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — Japan has deployed PAC-3 missile batteries in the heart of Tokyo to shoot down any incoming rocket debris. South Korea is reportedly mobilizing two Aegis-equipped destroyers. The U.. more »»

World pledges $10B for Syrians, but peace prospects bleak

February 5, 2016

LONDON (AP) — World leaders pledged more than $10 billion Thursday to help fund schools, shelter and jobs for refugees from Syria's civil war, money that British Prime Minister David Cameron said... more »»

UN: At least 200 million females estimated to be circumcised

February 5, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — At least 200 million girls and women in 30 countries are estimated to have undergone female circumcision — half of them in Egypt, Ethiopia and Indonesia, the U.N. more »»

Brazil health official confirms Zika spread via transfusion

February 4, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Two people in southeastern Brazil contracted the Zika virus through blood transfusions, a municipal health official said Thursday, presenting a fresh challenge to efforts to... more »»

The Latest: US, Colombia to team up on Zika research

February 4, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest on the mosquito-born Zika virus, which is suspected of causing brain deformities in babies (all times local):

6:45 p.m. more »»

Tortured Italian student died 'slow death': Egypt official

February 4, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — The body of an Italian graduate student who disappeared last month has been found with multiple stab wounds, cigarette burns and other signs of torture and a "slow death" on a... more »»

More sex abuse by UN troops alleged in C. African Republic

February 4, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A human rights group alleged Thursday that at least eight women and girls were raped or sexually exploited by U.N. more »»

Protests, EU demands add pressure on Greece's Tsipras

February 4, 2016

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Tens of thousands joined anti-government protests across Greece Thursday as the country was crippled by a general strike against painful pension reforms demanded by bailout... more »»

 
 
 

 

I am looking for:
in:
News, Blogs & Events Web