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Italian mobsters take secret oath in police video

November 18, 2014

ROME (AP) — Recruits for Italy's 'ndrangheta crime syndicate have been caught on video taking a loyalty oath, swearing "under the splendor of the moon," in a ceremony secretly recorded by police... more »»

Obama condemns Jerusalem attack as 'horrific'

November 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday strongly condemned the attack at an Israeli synagogue that killed four people, including three U.S. citizens. more »»

UN report: demographic shift could boost growth

November 18, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The United Nations Population Fund says changing demographics, mainly in Africa and Asia, may allow for rapid economic growth if there is sufficient investment in young people. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

November 18, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The world looked on in awe last week as European scientists — for the first time in history — placed a spacecraft on a comet hundreds of millions of miles (kilometers) from Earth. more »»

Palestinians kill 4 in Jerusalem synagogue attack

November 18, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Two Palestinian cousins armed with meat cleavers and a gun stormed a Jerusalem synagogue during morning prayers Tuesday, killing four people in the city's bloodiest attack in... more »»

Liberian couples marry, a sign of less Ebola fear

November 18, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Robert Kollie and his fiancee postponed their October wedding as Ebola ravaged Liberia's capital. The government had warned people to avoid large gatherings. more »»

Doctor hesitates, then returns to Ebola front line

November 18, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Returning last month to Sierra Leone to treat Ebola victims after a break, volunteer doctor Juli Switala was shocked to see the obituaries and photographs of colleagues who ha... more »»

Report: 51 killed in Congo police sweep on gangs

November 18, 2014

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Police in Congo's capital conducted dozens of extrajudicial killings in a crackdown against organized crime gangs, alleged Human Rights Watch. more »»

US orders its Europe troops to keep low profile

November 18, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Israel premier: Destroy synagogue attackers' homes

November 18, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister has ordered authorities to destroy the homes of the attackers who killed four people in a Jerusalem synagogue. more »»

US official names Americans killed at synagogue

November 18, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The U.S. State Department has identified three Americans among those killed in an attack Tuesday at a synagogue in Israel.

Spokeswoman Jen Psaki named the three U.S. more »»

Prague wall dedicated to John Lennon painted over

November 18, 2014

PRAGUE (AP) — Prague's colorful wall dedicated to the memory of John Lennon has been painted over, leaving just a single message: "Wall is over!"

The wall, located at the heart of the Czech... more »»

Egypt rights group says constitution violated

November 18, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian rights group said Tuesday the government has repeatedly violated the country's new constitution, calling it a crime that must be addressed immediately. more »»

Colombian president demands rebels release general

November 18, 2014

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — President Juan Manuel Santos demanded that Colombia's largest rebel group immediately release an army general it captured, saying the resumption of suspended talks to end... more »»

Japan cuts whaling target in bid to resume hunt

November 18, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Japan has slashed its whale catch target in the Antarctic by two-thirds in a bid to resume its annual whale hunt, which an international court ruled must stop. more »»

Pope raffling Fiat, bikes and more for charity

November 18, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is raffling off dozens of gifts he's been given during his short papacy, including a new Fiat 4x4, some bikes and a fancy coffee maker, with the proceeds going to... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Bulls fight for bets in rural Haiti

November 18, 2014

LEOGANE, Haiti (AP) — Gamblers who goad bulls to fight each other just outside this Haitian coastal town stand for hours by a riverbed scrutinizing a dozen muscular animals with horns sharpened b... more »»

Myanmar house chief rules out 2015 charter change

November 18, 2014

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's influential parliament speaker said Tuesday that any changes to the military-drafted constitution that bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming... more »»

Kenya: Mob strips another woman despite protest

November 18, 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A mob of Kenyan men attacked and stripped a woman claiming she was inappropriately dressed just hours after nearly 1,000 people marched through downtown Nairobi to protest... more »»

 
 
 

 

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