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Liberia president describes heavy cost of Ebola

October 20, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said Ebola has killed more than 2,000 people in her country and has brought it to "a standstill," noting that Liberia and two... more »»

Joko Widodo inaugurated as Indonesian president

October 20, 2014

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Joko Widodo was inaugurated as Indonesia's new president on Monday, facing the challenges of rebooting a slowing economy and working with a potentially hostile oppositio... more »»

Marine accused in Philippine killing tests US ties

October 20, 2014

OLONGAPO, Philippines (AP) — Inside a funeral parlor, a Filipino mother sits and weeps next to a coffin containing the body of her daughter and demands answers. more »»

Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows

October 19, 2014

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish nursing assistant infected with Ebola after treating missionary priests with the disease repatriated from West Africa has managed to beat it after nearly two weeks of... more »»

Test shows Spain nursing assistant clear of Ebola

October 19, 2014

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish nursing assistant appears to have recovered from the Ebola virus, authorities said Sunday, nearly two weeks after she became the first person infected outside West Africa... more »»

Sweden: 3 credible sightings in submarine search

October 19, 2014

HELSINKI (AP) — The Swedish military said Sunday it had made three credible sightings of foreign undersea activity in its waters during the past few days amid reports of a suspected Russian... more »»

Liberia president describes heavy cost of Ebola

October 19, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said Ebola has killed more than 2,000 people in her country and has brought it to "a standstill," noting that Liberia and two... more »»

Albania, Serbia postpone visit after soccer brawl

October 19, 2014

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A planned visit this week by Albania's prime minister to Serbia, the first in nearly 70 years, has been postponed for next month, authorities said Sunday, after political... more »»

UN says Iraq has executed 60 people this year

October 19, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi authorities have executed at least 60 people so far in 2014, a United Nations report said Sunday, expressing concern that "irreversible miscarriages of justice" were taking... more »»

Tug towing disabled Russian container ship to port

October 19, 2014

PRINCE RUPERT, British Columbia (AP) — A large American tug boat was pulling a disabled Russian cargo ship to a port on British Columbia's coast, ending fears that the vessel carrying hundreds of... more »»

Ebola: Africa's image takes a hit

October 19, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In the United States, some parents fearful of deadly Ebola pulled children out of a school after the principal returned from Zambia, an African nation far from the area hit by... more »»

Catholics, Protestants honor Paisley in Belfast

October 19, 2014

DUBLIN (AP) — Ian Paisley often divided Northern Ireland in life. more »»

Marine accused in Philippine killing tests US ties

October 19, 2014

OLONGAPO, Philippines (AP) — Inside a funeral parlor, a Filipino mother sits and weeps next to a coffin containing the body of her daughter and demands answers. more »»

Sweden in 3rd day of suspected submarine search

October 19, 2014

HELSINKI (AP) — The Swedish military's search for evidence of suspected undersea activity in its waters entered its third day on Sunday amid reports of a suspected Russian intrusion. more »»

Turkey would oppose US arms transfers to Kurds

October 19, 2014

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Turkey wouldn't agree to any U.S. more »»

Spain gives US go-ahead to use bases against Ebola

October 19, 2014

MADRID (AP) — Spain has agreed to allow the U.S. to use two military bases in the southwest of the country to support its efforts to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. more »»

Nepal closes trekking route after 38 die in storm

October 19, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepalese officials closed a section of a popular Himalayan trekking route Sunday after rescuers, overwhelmed with last week's snowstorms that killed at least 38 people, had... more »»

Yemen's Shiite rebels take town south of capital

October 19, 2014

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Shiite rebels captured a town south of the capital Sanaa early on Sunday, when they also blew up the home of a rival Islamist politician, security officials said. more »»

Roadside bomb kills 7 in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula

October 19, 2014

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A roadside bomb in Egypt's restive northern Sinai province hit an army vehicle on Sunday, killing 7 troops including two officers and seriously wounding six others,... more »»

Low expectations as China considers legal reforms

October 19, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — The most important meeting of the year for the 205 members of China's ruling Communist Party's Central Committee, beginning Monday, will focus on how to rule the country in... more »»

 
 
 

 

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