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NATO chief sees spike in Russian flights on border

October 30, 2014

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — NATO is increasing its readiness and air policing following a spike in Russian air force activity in Eastern Europe, the alliance's new chief said Thursday. more »»

Peshmerga troops start entering Syrian border town

October 30, 2014

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Ten Iraqi peshmerga fighters entered the embattled Syrian border town of Kobani via Turkey on Thursday, the first from among a group of 150 Kurdish troops headed there,... more »»

Protesters storm Burkina Faso parliament, set fire

October 30, 2014

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Protesters stormed Burkina Faso's parliament Thursday, dragging furniture and computers onto the street and setting the main chamber ablaze, in the most... more »»

Wanted in US, Roman Polanski questioned in Poland

October 30, 2014

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Prosecutors in Poland questioned filmmaker Roman Polanski at the request of U.S. more »»

Bodies found in Mexico where 3 Texans missing

October 30, 2014

MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — Mexican officials say four bodies have been found east of the border city of Matamoros, near where three young Americans went missing more than two weeks ago. more »»

US envoy: World must do more to fight Ebola

October 30, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Milosevic's widow ridicules EU lifting sanctions

October 30, 2014

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Slobodan Milosevic's exiled widow ridiculed the European Union's decision to lift a 15-year freeze on assets of the former Serbian strongman, saying in an interview... more »»

Sweden recognizes Palestinian state; Israel upset

October 30, 2014

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's new left-leaning government on Thursday recognized a Palestinian state — a move that comes during increased tensions between Arabs and Jews over Israel's plans to build... more »»

Ukraine-Russia gas talks deadlocked in Brussels

October 30, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — Talks to guarantee that Russian gas imports flow into Ukraine throughout the winter appeared to be at an impasse Thursday because of doubts over payments from Kiev. more »»

UK court says Libyan can sue over rendition

October 30, 2014

LONDON (AP) — A British court says a former Libyan military commander can sue the U.K. government for its alleged role in his detention and renditio. more »»

Reporter's family urges Iran to release him

October 30, 2014

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The family of an Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post who has been jailed in Iran since July is urging authorities to release him, saying on... more »»

Brutal winter set to hit war-torn eastern Ukraine

October 30, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Dark tunnels in the basement of a bombed-out hospital in the eastern city of Donetsk lead to a makeshift shelte. more »»

German 'Autobahn sniper' sentenced to 10 ½ years

October 30, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A court in Germany has sentenced a trucker to 10 ½ years in prison for shooting at fellow drivers more than 700 times over a five-year period. more »»

N. Korea cracking down on a distant threat: Ebola

October 30, 2014

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Japan is not exactly Ebola country, but when a high-level delegation from Tokyo arrived in Pyongyang this week, two of the first people they met were dressed in full... more »»

Ebola: Danger in Sierra Leone, progress in Liberia

October 30, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Liberia is making some progress in containing the Ebola outbreak while Sierra Leone is "in a crisis situation which is going to get worse," the top anti-Ebola... more »»

Israeli police kill suspected Palestinian shooter

October 30, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Thursday shot and killed a Palestinian man suspected of trying to kill a hard-line Jewish activist in Jerusalem, an incident that quickly sparked clashes betwee... more »»

Iran foils sabotage attempt on heavy water tanks

October 30, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian authorities have foiled a sabotage attempt involving tanks used for the transportation of heavy water, a key component in nuclear reactors, an Iranian newspaper... more »»

Sri Lanka says no hope finding mudslide survivors

October 30, 2014

KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka (AP) — There was no hope of finding survivors after a mudslide tore through a tea plantation, a Sri Lankan disaster official said Thursday, amid widely conflicting reports... more »»

Plans for Antarctic marine reserve falter again

October 30, 2014

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A plan to protect a vast swath of ocean off Antarctica by creating the world's largest marine reserve appeared headed for failure for the fourth time. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Israel prison hosts inmate fashion show

October 30, 2014

RAMLE, Israel (AP) — Alert the fashion police: prisoners in an Israeli jail have presented their debut collections, bringing the do's and don'ts of design straight to the halls of a penitentiary. more »»

 
 

 

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