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Shelling of UN school kills 15 as Gaza war rages

July 30, 2014

JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Face of Syrian war seen in youngest

July 30, 2014

ZAATARI, Jordan (AP) — At Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp near the border with Syria, the horror of the neighboring country's civil war can be seen in the faces of its youngest refugees. more »»

Millions reported stolen from Albania central bank

July 30, 2014

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's central bank says 713 million leke (5 million euros; $6.75 million) has been stolen from its reserve storage building. more »»

AP ANALYSIS: Amid war, endgames in Gaza emerge

July 30, 2014

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The savage fighting between Israel and Hamas is escalating in Gaza, cease-fire efforts take on elements of farce, and bravado rules the public discourse. more »»

Bank scandal tarnishes powerful Portuguese family

July 30, 2014

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's Espirito Santo family business survived wars, dictatorship, revolution and family feuds for almost 150 years. more »»

Spanish, Catalonia leaders meet on secession push

July 30, 2014

MADRID (AP) — Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and the leader of the economically powerful Catalonia region are holding a crucial face-to-face meeting Wednesday in what could be a last chance... more »»

West seeks to inflict more economic pain on Russia

July 30, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing Russia's stalled growth rate and a flow of foreign capital out of Moscow, U.S. more »»

Shells hit UN school in Gaza, kill 15

July 30, 2014

JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) — Several Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. more »»

China reports deadly attack in northwest

July 30, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — A mob armed with knives and axes rampaged through part of China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the... more »»

China: Ex-security czar Zhou under investigation

July 30, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party announced an investigation into a feared ex-security chief, demonstrating President Xi Jinping's firm grip on power and breaking a longstanding taboo... more »»

Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed

July 29, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel unleashed its heaviest air and artillery assault of the Gaza war on Tuesday, destroying key symbols of Hamas control, shutting down the territory's only power... more »»

Activists want gay rights on Africa summit agenda

July 29, 2014

Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay discrimination in Africa is on the agenda at next week's summit in Washington... more »»

US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

July 29, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has announced new economic sanctions against key sectors of the Russian economy in the latest move by the U.. more »»

Leader of Hamas military wing rules of quick truce

July 29, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The shadowy leader of the Hamas military wing says in an audiotape that his group will not cease fire until its demands are met. more »»

Obama to announce US sanctions on Russia

July 29, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is to announce a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russian banks and a shipbuilding company Tuesday.

The U.S. more »»

Top doctor dies from Ebola after treating dozens

July 29, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A leading virologist who risked his own life to treat dozens of Ebola patients died Tuesday from the disease, officials said, as a major regional airline announced i... more »»

EU adopts tough new sanctions on Russia

July 29, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — Shocked into action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner and the resulting deaths of more than 200 Europeans, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic... more »»

Militia gunfire in Libya capital as inferno rages

July 29, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Heavy gunfire between warring militias prevented firefighters from battling a massive inferno in Libya's capital Tuesday, despite calls for a cease-fire to end the worst violence in... more »»

Argentina fights with debt holdouts; default nears

July 29, 2014

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina risks financial default unless it reaches an agreement with a group of holdout bondholders by Wednesday. more »»

Elegant Louvre Garden in Paris infested with rats

July 29, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp on the grass in broad daylight, defying death threats from sanitation workers and scaring... more »»

 
 

 

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