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Pakistan: DNA tests to confirm Taliban leaders death

May 24, 2016

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said Tuesday that authorities will perform DNA tests on the body of a man who was killed in an American drone strike to... more »»

Cats or Cops? Spain police seek fine for lettering on bag

May 24, 2016

MADRID (AP) — A woman in Spain may be fined under the country's public security law for carrying a bag bearing the initials A.C.A.B. more »»

Paris attack victims' families meet investigators

May 24, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Survivors and families of the 130 victims of last November's Islamic extremist attacks in Paris have met for the first time with six magistrates investigating what happened that... more »»

Defeated right-wing Austrian president hopeful urges unity

May 24, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — The right-wing candidate who narrowly lost to a left leaning rival in the Austrian presidential election urged his supporters Tuesday to respect the result and show tolerance to... more »»

French premier pushes Mideast initiative with Palestinians

May 24, 2016

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — France's prime minister said Tuesday that peace between Israelis and the Palestinians is also important for security in Europe. more »»

Senior Taliban figure says death of leader could unify group

May 24, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The death of the leader of the Afghan Taliban in a U.S. more »»

Greek police evacuate hundreds from Idomeni refugee camp

May 24, 2016

IDOMENI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities began the gradual evacuation of the country's largest informal refugee camp Tuesday, persuading more than 1,500 people to leave the Idomeni site for other... more »»

European Space Agency puts 2 navigation satellites in orbit

May 24, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — A rocket fired from French Guiana has lifted two satellites into orbit that will form part of Europe's rival to the U.S.-made Global Positioning System, or GPS. more »»

The Latest: Russia denies losing helicopters at Syrian base

May 24, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the violence in Syria a day after deadly attacks claimed by the Islamic State group targeted government strongholds (all times local):

5 p.m. more »»

Ukraine: 7 soldiers killed, 9 wounded in eastern clashes

May 24, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian officials say seven soldiers have been killed over the past day in fighting in eastern Ukraine. more »»

Algerian authorities destroy mountain of pirated CDs, DVDs

May 24, 2016

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Power shovels and a bulldozer have destroyed a huge mound of 2 million illegally copied CDs and DVDs outside Algeria's Culture Ministry, as part of a government pledge to... more »»

Upset Cyprus president calls off peace talks meet

May 24, 2016

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Talks aimed at reunifying ethnically divided Cyprus stumbled Tuesday when the Greek Cypriot president called off a meeting with the breakaway Turkish Cypriot leader after h... more »»

Forensic expert: EgyptAir human remains suggest explosion

May 24, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Human remains retrieved from the crash site of EgyptAir Flight 804 have burn marks and are very small in size, suggesting an explosion on board may have downed the aircraft in the... more »»

US biochemical engineer wins $1.2 million technology prize

May 24, 2016

HELSINKI (AP) — American biochemical engineer Frances Arnold, whose discoveries in "directed evolution" have helped produce medicines, including drugs for treating diabetes, on Tuesday was awarde... more »»

Tony Blair says defeating IS requires 'proper ground war'

May 24, 2016

LONDON (AP) — The Islamic State group will be defeated only with a ground war involving Western troops, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Tuesday. more »»

Hard-line cleric voted leader of Iran's Assembly of Experts

May 24, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A hard-line Iranian cleric who has been in the country's power structure since its 1979 Islamic Revolution was chosen on Tuesday to lead the Assembly of Experts, a clerical... more »»

Turkey's Erdogan approves new government led by ally

May 24, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday approved a new government formed by one of his most trusted allies, who immediately asserted the intention to institute... more »»

Death toll rises in bombing of Syria government strongholds

May 24, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — A suicide bomber who targeted a hospital in a Syrian coastal city the previous day killed 43 people, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, as an activist group raised the... more »»

2 killed in South African protests against eviction

May 24, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African authorities say two people have died in violent protests by residents opposing plans to evict them from makeshift homes in an area north of Pretoria. more »»

South Korea: Overseas North Korean restaurant workers flee

May 24, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — An unspecified number of North Koreans working at a Pyongyang-run restaurant overseas have escaped their workplace and will come to South Korea, South Korean officials... more »»

 
 
 

 

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