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Minister: 75 dead in blast at Nigerian bus station

April 15, 2014

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The toll from a massive explosion at a busy bus station in Nigeria's capital rose to 75 dead Tuesday and is expected to grow. more »»

Robot sub returns to water after 1st try cut short

April 15, 2014

PERTH, Australia (AP) — A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet began its second mission Tuesday after cutting short its first because the ocean waters where it was sent were too... more »»

Report: 2 wounded in skirmish in eastern Ukraine

April 15, 2014

IZYUM, Ukraine (AP) — Russia's state RIA-Novosti news agency says two pro-Russian insurgents have been wounded in a skirmish with the Ukrainian military near an airport in eastern Ukraine. more »»

Zeina Karam appointed AP's Beirut bureau chief

April 15, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Zeina Karam, who has reported on political upheaval, war and transformation in the Middle East for almost two decades, has been named as Beirut bureau chief for The Associated Press,... more »»

Gunmen abduct Jordanian ambassador in Libya

April 15, 2014

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Masked gunmen abducted the Jordanian ambassador in the Libyan capital early Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a wave of abductions in the North African nation still... more »»

Berlusconi given community service for tax fraud

April 15, 2014

MILAN (AP) — Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi was ordered Tuesday to spend four hours a week helping the elderly to repay society for his tax fraud conviction, a sentence that imposes few... more »»

Vatican responds to next round of UN abuse inquiry

April 15, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has responded to the latest round of U.N. sex abuse inquiries by suggesting it is only responsible for implementing a U.N. more »»

Insurgents dig in; Ukraine tanks seen in the east

April 15, 2014

IZYUM, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian insurgents dug in Tuesday across eastern Ukraine, fortifying positions around seized buildings and erecting new barricades even as Ukrainian troops and tanks set... more »»

Russia tests Obama's ability to stop its advances

April 15, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the White House asserting that Russia is stoking instability in eastern Ukraine, President Barack Obama is once again faced with the complicated reality of following throug... more »»

Bomb blast wounds 3 in central Cairo

April 15, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — A homemade bomb exploded near a traffic police post on a bridge over the Nile River in central Cairo early Tuesday, wounding two policemen and a civilian, security officials said. more »»

Death toll in Ebola outbreak rises to 121

April 15, 2014

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — An outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has been linked to the deaths of more than 120 people, according to the latest World Health Organization count. more »»

Deep water thwarts robot sub's 1st search for jet

April 15, 2014

PERTH, Australia (AP) — A robotic submarine hunting for the missing Malaysian jet aborted its first mission after only six hours, surfacing with no new clues when it exceeded its maximum depth... more »»

Libya: Gunmen abduct Jordanian ambassador

April 15, 2014

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Masked gunmen seized the Jordanian ambassador in the Libyan capital early on Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a wave of abductions that has swept Libya as the North... more »»

Prosecutor ends cross-examination of Pistorius

April 15, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The chief prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, wrapping up five days of cross-examination Tuesday of the Olympian, insisted that he intentionally shot... more »»

India's top court recognizes third gender category

April 15, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's top court on Tuesday issued a landmark verdict recognizing transgender rights as human rights, saying people can identify themselves as a third gender on official... more »»

Chinese lawyers say they were tortured by police

April 15, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — His head covered in a black hood, lawyer Tang Jitian recalls being taken into a room and hearing the sound of a rope being pulled. more »»

Gunmen abduct Afghan deputy minister in Kabul

April 15, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Gunmen abducted the Afghan deputy public works minister in Kabul on Tuesday, officials said, a grim reminder of the insecurity plaguing Afghanistan as most foreign troop... more »»

Bomb explosion on Cairo bridge wounds 2 policemen

April 15, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's official news agency says a bomb blast on a bridge over the Nile River in central Cairo has wounded two policemen. more »»

Gunmen kidnap Afghan deputy minister in Kabul

April 15, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say the country's deputy public works minister has been kidnapped in the capital, Kabul. more »»

Fight continues against wildfires at Chilean port

April 15, 2014

VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) — With all of Valparaiso under military rule early Tuesday, 5,000 firefighters, police, forest rangers, soldiers, sailors and civil defense workers joined in a mammoth figh... more »»

 
 

 

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