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Italy seeks 18 terror suspects, 2 were bin Laden bodyguards

April 24, 2015

MILAN (AP) — Italian police said Friday they were making arrests of 18 suspected Islamic extremists, including two purported bodyguards for Osama bin Laden, who allegedly staged attacks in... more »»

Rooftop restaurant provides rare bright spot in Gaza

April 24, 2015

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — When nightfall descends upon Gaza, the glittering lights of the Level Up restaurant seem to be the only bright spot in this darkened cit. more »»

After rescue, a long, agonizing wait for migrants in Italy

April 24, 2015

MINEO, Sicily (AP) — Silla Zelia, a 23-year-old from Ivory Coast, is stuck in Italy's largest migrant center with nowhere to go after her asylum application was twice rejected and she lost contac... more »»

For asylum seekers, a novel (and odd) solution: Cambodia

April 24, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Still haunted by the Vietnam War next door and the 1970s genocide that followed, Cambodia is not exactly the place that the world's refugees dream of reaching. more »»

Ash piles up from eruption of Chile's Calbuco volcano

April 24, 2015

ENSENADA, Chile (AP) — Twin blasts from the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile sent vast clouds of ash into the sky, covering this small town with thick soot and raising concerns Thursday that the... more »»

EU leaders commit ships, aid to address migrant crisis

April 23, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — Late to the rescue, European leaders came through Thursday with pledges of big ships, aircraft and a tripling in funds to save lives in the Mediterranean after the deaths at sea o... more »»

Calbuco volcano erupts anew; ash causing concern

April 23, 2015

PUERTO MONTT, Chile (AP) — Twin blasts from the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile sent vast clouds of ash into the sky, increasing concerns the dust could contaminate water, cause respiratory... more »»

Mexican girl mistakenly sent to US woman is back home

April 23, 2015

GUANAJUATO, Mexico (AP) — Alondra Luna Nunez was a young girl when she had a mishap with a remote-control car, leaving a scar between her eyebrows. more »»

Saudi-led airstrikes bomb Yemen's Shiite rebels in 6 cities

April 23, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Attempts to ease fighting in Yemen appeared to falter Thursday, as Shiite rebels pressed an offensive in the south and a Saudi Arabia-led coalition intensified its airstrikes... more »»

EU leaders commit ships, aid for action on Med migrants

April 23, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders committed extra ships, planes and helicopters to save lives in the Mediterranean at an emergency summit convened Thursday to address a crisis that has left... more »»

Armenians still haunted by Turkish massacres 1 century later

April 23, 2015

VAGHARSHAPAT, Armenia (AP) — Life had barely begun for Khosrov Frangyan when he knew the fear of being an Armenian in the Ottoman Empire.

A century later, the memories still torment him. more »»

AP Interview: Yemen peace talks inevitable, says UN official

April 23, 2015

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A renewal of talks on ending Yemen's conflict is "inevitable" and behind-the-scenes diplomatic efforts could bring results in the coming weeks, including a possible U.N. more »»

Chechen leader to men: Fire on unauthorized federal troops

April 23, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — In defiance of those in Moscow eager to curb his powers, Chechnya's strongman leader told his security forces to open fire on Russian federal troops if they tried to operate in the... more »»

Rubber dinghies, old fishing boats feed Europe migrant rush

April 23, 2015

MADRID (AP) — The hottest commodity in the saga of migrants risking death to reach European shores: decrepit wooden fishing boats. more »»

Rebels launch new offensive in northwestern Syria

April 23, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Several hard-line Syrian rebel groups pushed a new offensive against government forces in northwestern Syria on Thursday, less than a month after seizing control of the provincial... more »»

German government acknowledges 'shortcomings' at spy agency

April 23, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — The German government acknowledged "shortcomings" at the country's foreign intelligence agency Thursday, following allegations that it may have helped the United States spy on... more »»

Russia claims US troops in eastern Ukraine

April 23, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Defense Ministry says U.S. more »»

Rescuers, survivors recount wreck of migrant ship in Greece

April 23, 2015

RHODES, Greece (AP) — Locals know to avoid the razor-sharp rocks and strong currents near Zefyros Beach on the Greek island of Rhodes. more »»

Joy, anger for family of Mexican girl wrongly sent to US

April 23, 2015

GUANAJUATO, Mexico (AP) — When a woman in Texas claimed that Alondra Luna Nunez was her long-lost daughter, the girl's real parents in Mexico say they presented more than a dozen documents from... more »»

Impoverished Africans sail to Europe despite the deadly toll

April 23, 2015

NIAKHAR, Senegal (AP) — Some sea voyages took Senegalese fisherman Samba Ngom away for up to three weeks at a time, but eventually he began dreaming of going further, to a place where he could... more »»

 
 
 

 

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