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Everest avalanche a reminder of risks Sherpas face

April 20, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The rescuers moved quickly, minutes after the first block of ice tore loose from Mount Everest and started an avalanche that roared down the mountain, ripping through teams... more »»

 
 
 
Sub search for missing jet to be finished in week

April 20, 2014

PERTH, Australia (AP) — A robotic submarine looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane continued to dive Sunday after completing about half of its search on the bottom of the Indian Ocean... more »»

Divers begin pulling bodies from sunken ferry

April 20, 2014

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — After more than three days of frustration and failure, divers on Sunday finally found a way into a submerged ferry off South Korea's southern shore, discovering more tha... more »»

Japan minister at shrine honoring war criminals

April 20, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese Cabinet minister on Sunday visited a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead including war criminals, in what has repeatedly caused friction with Japan's neighbors. more »»

13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

April 20, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group o... more »»

10 more bodies found inside sunken ferry by divers

April 20, 2014

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Divers recovered 13 bodies from inside a ferry that sank off South Korea, pushing the confirmed death toll to 46, officials said Sunda. more »»

10 more bodies found inside sunken ferry by divers

April 19, 2014

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Divers recovered 13 bodies from inside a ferry that sank off South Korea, pushing the confirmed death toll to 46, officials said Sunda. more »»

10 more bodies found inside South Korean ferry

April 19, 2014

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Divers have recovered 10 more bodies from inside the ferry that sank off South Korea. The confirmed death toll is now 46. more »»

Pope seeks to bring faith to "ends of the Earth"

April 19, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis baptized 10 people Saturday and urged them to bring their faith "to the ends of the Earth" as he presided over an Easter Vigil in St. Peter's Basilica. more »»

Official: 3 bodies retrieved from inside ferry

April 19, 2014

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — A coast guard official says divers retrieved three bodies from inside a ferry that sunk off South Korea, raising the confirmed death toll to 36 with more than 265 people... more »»

4 French journalists abducted in Syria freed, safe

April 19, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Ten months after their capture in Syria, four French journalists crossed the border into neighboring Turkey and reached freedom Saturday, though dozens more remain held in the... more »»

Islamic militants claim this week's Nigeria blast

April 19, 2014

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Islamic extremists Saturday claimed responsibility for the massive rush-hour explosion earlier this week that ripped through a busy bus station in Nigeria's capital, Abuja,... more »»

Deadline lapses in Peru for illegal gold miners

April 19, 2014

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The clock has run out for an estimated 40,000 illegal gold miners who had until Saturday to legalize their status in a region of southeastern Peru where fortune-seekers have... more »»

Costa Rican a celebrity after certified miracle

April 19, 2014

TRES RIOS, Costa Rica (AP) — On a warm spring day, Floribeth Mora was in her bed waiting to die from a seemingly inoperable brain aneurysm when her gaze fell upon a photograph of Pope John Paul I... more »»

Iran vice president says row over reactor resolved

April 19, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran will redesign its Arak heavy water reactor to greatly limit the amount of plutonium it can make, the country's vice president said Saturday, marking a major concession... more »»

Everest avalanche a reminder of risks Sherpas face

April 19, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The rescuers moved quickly, just minutes after the first block of ice tore loose from Mount Everest and started an avalanche that roared down the mountain, ripping through... more »»

Man arrested over murder of ex-IRA leader

April 19, 2014

DUBLIN (AP) — Police in Northern Ireland have arrested a man for questioning about the killing of a senior Irish Republican Army hard-liner. more »»

Nigeria preacher: Healer or controversial leader?

April 19, 2014

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — It's Sunday, and 15,000 people are seated in the enormous arena-like church, fanning themselves against the dusty humid air in Nigeria. more »»

Holy fire ceremony draws thousands in Jerusalem

April 19, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — The dark hall inside Christianity's holiest shrine was illuminated with the flames from thousands of candles on Saturday as worshippers participated in the holy fire ceremony, a... more »»

At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

April 19, 2014

DOENTSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Saturday prepared to celebrate Orthodox Easter at barricades outside government offices seized in nearly a dozen cities, despite a... more »»

Asia seeks Obama's assurance in territorial spats

April 19, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Barack Obama travels through Asia this coming week, he will confront a region that's warily watching the crisis in Ukraine through the prism of its own territorial... more »»

 
 

 

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