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Carnage in Aleppo, once again a battlefield in Syria's war

April 28, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Airstrikes and artillery killed more than 60 people in the past 24 hours in Aleppo, including dozens at a hospital in a rebel-held neighborhood, as Syria's largest city was turned... more »»

The Latest: US says attacks on Syria's Aleppo were 'immoral'

April 28, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria's civil war (all times local):

10:15 p.m. more »»

The Latest: US: evidence suggests Syrian gov't hit hospital

April 28, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria's civil war (all times local):

9:30 p.m.

A spokesman for the U.S. more »»

Vatican crackdown on tax cheats flagged in oversight report

April 28, 2016

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's financial watchdog said Thursday it received 544 reports of suspicious financial transactions last year, a three-fold increase over 2014, thanks in part to... more »»

Family: 2 Palestinian siblings slain by Israel without cause

April 28, 2016

QATANA, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian siblings gunned down at a West Bank checkpoint after approaching Israeli troops — with knives, according to Israel — were needlessly killed and could have bee... more »»

UK police charge 3 with terrorism offenses in Birmingham

April 28, 2016

LONDON (AP) — British police on Thursday charged two men and a woman from Birmingham with terrorism-related offenses in a probe that began after the deadly extremist attacks on Paris and Brussels. more »»

Iraqi authorities shut down Al Jazeera's Baghdad bureau

April 28, 2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Al Jazeera Media Network says Iraqi authorities have shut down their bureau in Baghdad and banned its journalists from reporting in the country. more »»

Strikes, protests in France against disputed labor reforms

April 28, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Protesters clashed with police in several French cities Thursday over proposed reforms to the country's labor rules and strikers forced cancellations and delays at two major airports... more »»

Refugee baby Serbia Merkel in transit across Europe

April 28, 2016

KRNJACA, Serbia (AP) — She has wide brown eyes, rosy cheeks and thick black hair. Her name is Serbia Merkel al-Mustafa. more »»

The Latest: Russia denies bombing hospital in Aleppo, Syria

April 28, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria's civil war (all times local):

7:45 p.m. more »»

Families of Hillsborough stadium victims sue British police

April 28, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Lawyers representing some of the families of 96 soccer fans crushed to death in a U.K. more »»

Kenya: Large pyres set up for massive burn of ivory

April 28, 2016

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan authorities have built towering pyres of more than 100 tons of elephant tusks that will be burned on Saturday, in what wildlife officials believe will be the largest... more »»

France shows off humanoid underwater exploration robot

April 28, 2016

MARSEILLE, France (AP) — French officials have unveiled a humanoid diving robot that they hope will give a big artificial hand to the practice of underwater archaeology. more »»

Israel rejects French peace effort proposal

April 28, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has rejected a French initiative aimed at restarting peace efforts with the Palestinians, saying direct negotiations are the best way to reach a final agreement between th... more »»

Airstrikes, shelling kill at least 60 in Syria's Aleppo city

April 28, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — A wave of airstrikes and shelling killed more than 60 people in less than 24 hours in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, monitors and activists said Thursday. more »»

EU in trouble as Eurosceptic parties gain in strength

April 28, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — Even before a vehemently anti-EU party won strong support in Austria, the European Union's top official acknowledged that the 28-nation bloc was in troubl. more »»

Prosecutors says IS ordered Italian resident to attack Rome

April 28, 2016

MILAN (AP) — Italian police have arrested four suspects in a foreign fighter investigation, including a Moroccan-born man living in Italy who had received Islamic State orders to carry out attack... more »»

New killings in Bangladesh leave LGBT community full of fear

April 28, 2016

NEW DELHI (AP) — The killing of two gay rights activists in the Bangladeshi capital has driven the country's already secretive and small gay community underground, wondering if they can trust a... more »»

Turkish journalists sentenced over Charlie Hebdo cover

April 28, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — A court in Istanbul on Thursday sentenced two journalists from a pro-opposition newspaper to two years in prison for publishing French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo's... more »»

Lucian Freud portrait could fetch $29 million at Christie's

April 28, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Christie's is selling a Lucian Freud painting of his pregnant daughter as part of a sale representing centuries of British portraiture. more »»

 
 
 

 

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