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Zuckerberg speaks Chinese, Beijing students cheer

October 23, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. more »»

For teen with passport, Syria trip can be seamless

October 23, 2014

PARIS (AP) — The teenage sisters told their father they were staying home sick from their suburban Denver school. more »»

NK experts: US must apologize to free detainees

October 23, 2014

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The United States government must make a formal apology to secure the freedom of two Americans who remain imprisoned in North Korea after the release this week of... more »»

EU leaders seek more Ebola funding at summit

October 23, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Thursday came up with another 24.4 million euros ($31 million) to fight Ebola, as the bloc's leaders pressed to create a 1 billion-euro ($1. more »»

Dancing priests become Internet sensation

October 23, 2014

ROME (AP) — A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now-famous Italian nun whose Alicia Keys-esque voice won her a... more »»

AP Interview: Russia's Navalny vows to fight Putin

October 23, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's most prominent opposition leader is in bare feet, dressed in blue jeans and a checkered shirt, as he opens the door to his apartment in a drab Soviet-era block. more »»

Ukraine pins hopes on a new-look parliament

October 23, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament is something halfway between a wrestling pit and a shady backroom for hatching deals. Optimists believe Sunday's elections will change all that. more »»

Coal-rich Poland ready to block EU climate deal

October 23, 2014

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — European Union leaders meeting in Brussels to stamp their new, ambitious greenhouse gas emissions plan should prepare for unyielding opposition from coal-reliant Poland and... more »»

Mom of Canada suspect: I cry for victims, not son

October 23, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The mother of the man identified as Ottawa gunman has told The Associated Press she is crying for the victims of the shooting, not her son. more »»

Botswana's ruling party favored in elections

October 23, 2014

GABORONE, Botswana (AP) — The ruling party in Botswana, which has dominated politics since independence in 1966, is again the front-runner ahead of elections Friday in the southern African nation. more »»

Threat to break isolation in Liberia over food

October 23, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Dozens of people quarantined for Ebola monitoring in western Liberia are threatening to break out of isolation because they have no food, the West African nation's state... more »»

Canada attack stirs terror fears

October 23, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Two deadly attacks in three days against members of the military stunned Canadians and raised fears their country was being targeted for reprisals for joining the U.S. more »»

Activists: Syria airstrikes toll over 500

October 23, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — U.S. more »»

China opposes sending North Korea to int'l court

October 23, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday it was against referring North Korea to the International Criminal Court, dimming chances that its longtime ally will face additional scrutiny over its dismal... more »»

Tesco chairman resigns after accounting scandal

October 23, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The chairman of Tesco, the world's second-biggest retailer behind Walmart, announced his resignation Thursday amid an accounting scandal in which the company admitted it had... more »»

European authorities aim to purge weak banks

October 23, 2014

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe's biggest banks are facing a day of judgment as the European Central Bank prepares to unveil the results of a yearlong search through the dark corners of their... more »»

Police: Gunmen kill 8 Shiite Muslims in Pakistan

October 23, 2014

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Four gunmen attacked a minibus carrying Shiite Muslims in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, killing eight of them, police said. more »»

Rwanda cancels Ebola screenings for US, Spain

October 23, 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Rwanda's minister of health is reversing a decision she made to require visitors who had been in the U.S. more »»

India picks up pace on economic overhaul

October 23, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — After months of criticism for not moving aggressively enough on promises of an economic overhaul, India's new prime minister has announced a string of policies designed to... more »»

Gaza rebuilding slowed by trickle of aid, rivalry

October 23, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Several dozen tons of cement bags stored in a warehouse are one of the few tangible achievements so far of a $2.7 billion plan to rebuild war-wrecked Gaza Strip. more »»

 
 
 

 

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