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Fears rise for missing in SKorea ferry sinking

April 17, 2014

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Strong currents, rain and bad visibility hampered an increasingly anxious search Thursday for 287 passengers still missing a day after their ferry flipped onto its side... more »»

Pro-Russian gunmen make inroads in eastern Ukraine

April 17, 2014

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — The well-armed, Moscow-backed insurgency sowing chaos in eastern Ukraine scored a new victory Wednesday, seizing armored vehicles and weapons from underequipped... more »»

uFly fires flight instructor who appeared on CNN

April 17, 2014

TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian flight simulator business fired an instructor who figured prominently in CNN's coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, saying he showed up late to his regular... more »»

Apology for UN refusal to stop Rwanda genocide

April 17, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The diplomat who was president of the U.. more »»

Robot sub makes first complete search for plane

April 17, 2014

PERTH, Australia (AP) — A robotic submarine has completed its first full 16-hour mission scanning the floor of the Indian Ocean for wreckage of the missing Malaysian airliner after two previous... more »»

West slams Russia 'fantasy narrative' on Ukraine

April 17, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Western countries on the U.N. more »»

NATO ups military presence amid Russian threat

April 16, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO is strengthening its military footprint along its eastern border immediately in response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine, the alliance's chief said Wednesday. more »»

Pro-Russian gunmen make inroads in eastern Ukraine

April 16, 2014

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — The well-armed, Moscow-backed insurgency sowing chaos in eastern Ukraine scored a new victory Wednesday, seizing armored vehicles and weapons from underequipped... more »»

20 killed as Islamic extremists rampage in Nigeria

April 16, 2014

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Suspected Islamic militants have struck for a fourth time in three days in Nigeria, killing 20 people including a traditional ruler in attacks in the northeast, local... more »»

US readies sanctions on Russia, aid for Ukraine

April 16, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is preparing to ratchet up sanctions on Russia and boost assistance for the Ukrainian military in the coming days, U.S. more »»

Ferry sinks off South Korea; 6 dead, 290 missing

April 16, 2014

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Koo Bon-hee could see the exit. For half an hour, as the doomed ferry filled with water and listed severely on its side, the crew told passengers to wait for rescuers. more »»

US: Russia facing diplomacy or new sanctions

April 16, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — A senior U.S. more »»

Uruguay's leader declares $322,883 in wealth

April 16, 2014

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — President Jose Mujica says his wealth adds up to $322,883. Nearly a third of that is cash, kept in three bank accounts that Uruguay's leader didn't previously declare. more »»

Bosnians see victims excavated from mass grave

April 16, 2014

SEJKOVACA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Denisa Hegic pulled her scarf around her nose to guard against the stench and drew back the plastic shroud. more »»

Romanian poet, dissident Nina Cassian dies

April 16, 2014

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian poet and translator Nina Cassian, who obtained political asylum in the United States after the Communist-era secret police found her critical poems scribbled in... more »»

Geneva talks on Ukraine face steep hurdles

April 16, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Thursday's high-level talks in Geneva on Ukraine come as the country's eastern regions are awash in turmoil and pro-Russian insurgents have seized police stations and government... more »»

Pistorius defense tries to rebuild case

April 16, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius' lawyers tried to roll back the prosecution's momentum at his murder trial Wednesday following the star athlete's shaky testimony, presenting a... more »»

Algerian election faces disaffected populace

April 16, 2014

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The college students playing pick-up soccer along the faded grandeur of Algiers' sweeping waterfront say they won't be voting in Thursday's presidential elections, echoing... more »»

Protector of vast African park shot and wounded

April 16, 2014

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A Belgian royal who, as director of a vast national park in eastern Congo has defended endangered mountain gorillas and other animals from poachers and the forests from... more »»

Pakistan Taliban says truce over but talks ongoing

April 16, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Pakistani Taliban said Wednesday they will not renew a ceasefire they called over a month ago to facilitate peace negotiations but said they will still continue talks with th... more »»

 
 

 

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