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Court files show bid to tar slain Honduran activist Caceres

May 3, 2016

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — For months before her death, environmental activist Berta Caceres complained of repeated threats warning her to stop leading protests opposing a hydroelectric project... more »»

Fatal helicopter crash in Norway caused by technical failure

May 3, 2016

HELSINKI (AP) — A helicopter accident in western Norway last week that killed all 13 people on board was caused by technical failure and not human error, investigators said Tuesday. more »»

3 Red Cross employees abducted in eastern Congo

May 3, 2016

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Three employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross have been abducted in eastern Congo. more »»

US combat death in Iraq reflects intensifying war

May 3, 2016

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — The combat death Tuesday of a U. more »»

US defense secretary says Russia is 'nuclear saber-rattling'

May 3, 2016

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter blasted what the U.S. more »»

Northern Syrian city of Aleppo dragged deeper into violence

May 3, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — A maternity hospital in a government-held section of Aleppo was struck by rocket fire Tuesday as battles killed 20 people and dragged the contested city in northern Syria deeper int... more »»

Gusty winds in Berlin terrify people in passenger balloon

May 3, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Several people were treated for shock after a helium passenger balloon in Berlin was shaken around wildly by gusty winds for several minutes on Tuesday afternoon, but nobody was... more »»

Israeli sentenced to life over killing of Palestinian teen

May 3, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Jerusalem court on Tuesday handed a life sentence to the main attacker in the killing of a Palestinian teenager in 2014 whose death helped spark a chain of events that led to... more »»

UN demands protection for hospitals in conflicts

May 3, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. more »»

Italian navy to resume recovery of boat full of migrant dead

May 3, 2016

ROME (AP) — Improved sea conditions are permitting the Italian navy to resume a complex operation to recover a sunken fishing boat with the bodies of hundreds of migrants inside. more »»

UN rights experts criticize Chinese law on foreign NGOs

May 3, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — U.N. human rights experts have called on China to repeal a law tightening controls over foreign non-governmental organizations by subjecting them to close police supervision. more »»

German comedian bashes Merkel's response to his Erdogan poem

May 3, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — A German comedian has sharply criticized Chancellor Angela Merkel for "serving me up for tea" to the Turkish president in a heated dispute over a poem he read on German T. more »»

American killed in combat in Iraq was Navy SEAL

May 3, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — An American serviceman killed in Iraq by fire from the Islamic State group has been identified as a Navy SEAL.

A U.S. more »»

Ash Carter accuses Russia of 'nuclear saber-rattling'

May 3, 2016

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a U.S. more »»

Jewish leader asks Michelin to taste Israeli cuisine

May 3, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — The leader of an umbrella organization representing world Jewry has asked the Michelin travel guide company to evaluate Israeli restaurants with its famous rating system, implyin... more »»

3 detained after Dalit law student raped, murdered in India

May 3, 2016

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police detained three men for questioning Tuesday in the rape and murder of a law student whose body was found mutilated in southern India, officials said. more »»

Islamic State fire kills American in combat in Iraq

May 3, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — An American serviceman was killed in Iraq by fire from the Islamic State group during an attack on Iraqi Kurdish positions outside the IS-held city of Mosul on Tuesday morning. more »»

EU to move on ending visas for Turkish citizens

May 3, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is set to take a big step Wednesday toward ending visa requirements for Turkish citizens, as a widely criticized deal to get Turkey to stop migrants entering th... more »»

6-month-old rescued from collapsed building in Kenya

May 3, 2016

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A nearly 6-month-old girl was rescued Tuesday from the rubble of a building that collapsed last week, raising hopes for more survivors in the disaster that has left 23 peopl... more »»

The Latest: Russia's Lavrov raises prospects of Syria truce

May 3, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria's civil war and the escalating violence in the contested northern city of Aleppo (all times local):

3:30 p.m. more »»

 
 

 

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