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Student evades monitors, spreads Ebola to Senegal

August 29, 2014

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A university student infected with Ebola evaded health surveillance for weeks as he slipped into Senegal, carrying the deadly virus to a fifth West African nation showing ho... more »»

Poland bars Russian plane from its airspace

August 29, 2014

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland prevented a plane carrying Russia's defense minister from traveling through its airspace Friday, drawing an angry response from Moscow. more »»

Iraqi town holds out against militant onslaught

August 29, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — As Islamic militants rampage across northern Iraq, seizing vast swaths of territory and driving hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, the Shiite Turkmens living in the... more »»

Russian-backed rebels aim to push west along coast

August 29, 2014

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Their tanks bearing the flag of their would-be state, Russian-backed separatists held control Friday over this coastal town on the new front in the Ukraine conflict and... more »»

Iceland raises volcano aviation alert briefly

August 29, 2014

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Icelandic authorities briefly raised the aviation warning code to red Friday after a small fissure eruption near Bardarbunga volcano, but no volcanic ash was detected by... more »»

Families of Russian troops in Ukraine want answers

August 29, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — The last time Valeria Sokolova saw her husband, the 25-year-old paratrooper told her that he and his fellow soldiers were heading for military exercises in southern Russia, near the... more »»

EU ministers call for new sanctions against Russia

August 29, 2014

MILAN (AP) — Several European Union foreign ministers on Friday accused Russia of invading eastern Ukraine and said Moscow should be punished with additional economic sanctions. more »»

Zimbabwe 1st lady roils political scene with entry

August 29, 2014

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — She has expensive tastes, owns a lot of land in Zimbabwe and is now entering politics, a move that is roiling this southern African nation that has known only one leader... more »»

Cameron promises tough action to fight militants

August 29, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron pledged Friday to plug gaps in Britain's armory to combat terror, describing the extremist threat posed by the Islamic State group as being more... more »»

Iraqi town holds out against militant juggernaut

August 29, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — As Islamic militants rampaged across northern Iraq in June, seizing vast swaths of territory and driving hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, the Shiite Turkmens livin... more »»

US delivers military aid to Lebanese army

August 29, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — The United States has delivered an emergency shipment of weapons to Lebanon's military, officials said Friday, part of a broader regional effort to combat the growing threat posed b... more »»

Ebola arrives in Senegal as outbreak accelerates

August 29, 2014

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A man infected with Ebola traveled to Senegal, bringing to the country the first confirmed case of the dreaded disease that has hit four other West African nations and kille... more »»

UN says Syria refugees top 3 million mark

August 29, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — The civil war in Syria has forced 3 million people out of the country, including more than a million people who fled in the past year, creating a crisis that the U.N. more »»

Pro-Russia separatists in control of coastal town

August 29, 2014

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russia separatists, relaxed and well-equipped, held firm control on Friday of the strategic coastal town of Novoazovsk, a day after Ukraine claimed tanks and armore... more »»

Image of Asia: The blur of the crowd in Tokyo

August 29, 2014

In this photo by Koji Sasahara, people walk across the scramble crossing outside Shibuya Station in Tokyo on Friday afternoo. more »»

Israel identifies body as missing American student

August 29, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli forensic investigators on Friday identified a recently found body as that of a U.S. more »»

Senegal confirms its 1st case of Ebola

August 29, 2014

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A man infected with Ebola traveled to Senegal, becoming the first recorded in this country of an outbreak that has hit four other West African countries and has killed more... more »»

Libyan interim government submits resignation

August 29, 2014

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libya's interim government submitted its resignation to the newly elected parliament it said on Friday, raising the possibility that a more inclusive government will be... more »»

2 Rwandan army officers charged over incitement

August 29, 2014

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Two Rwandan army officers have been charged with inciting the public against the government of President Paul Kagame.

Brig. Gen. Frank Rusagara and Col. more »»

Icelandic officials say eruption near Bardarbunga

August 29, 2014

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Icelandic authorities briefly raised the aviation warning code to red Friday after a small fissure eruption near Bardarbunga volcano, but no volcanic ash has been... more »»

 
 

 

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