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Image of Asia: Indonesian leader's personal trip

November 21, 2014

In this photo by Wong Maye-E, Indonesian President Joko Widodo, popularly known as "Jokowi," and his wife Iriana congratulate their son Kaesang Pangarep, who received an international... more »»

Narco culture surrounded slain Miss Honduras

November 21, 2014

SANTA BARBARA, Honduras (AP) — Maria Jose Alvarado expected some difficult questions about her country at the Miss World pageant in London, so the 19-year-old beauty queen enlisted a teacher to... more »»

Kerry to leave nuke talks, Iran ponders next step

November 21, 2014

VIENNA (AP) — U.S. more »»

Al-Qaida in Yemen denounces Islamic State group

November 21, 2014

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's al-Qaida branch on Friday denounced the Islamic State group for declaring a caliphate on territory it seized in Syria and Iraq and for aggressively seeking to expand... more »»

4 IRA suspects arrested after Belfast gun seized

November 21, 2014

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Northern Ireland police say they are questioning four suspected members of an Irish Republican Army faction after stopping a car in Catholic west Belfast and... more »»

Voices: Japan's vote is all about political timing

November 21, 2014

Why call an election now? Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants a snap election on Dec. 14 to focus on his economic policies. more »»

Grocery chain's Christmas ad stirs tears, outrage

November 21, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Artillery booms. A trench comes into view. Soldiers huddle into their overcoats for warmth. more »»

Ireland lauds Obama's immigration reform move

November 21, 2014

DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland is lauding President Barack Obama's executive orders granting new rights to millions of people living illegally in the United States, saying the reforms will allow thousands... more »»

Tunisia heats up ahead of presidential election

November 21, 2014

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's first free presidential election is boiling down to two candidates with divergent views of the revolution that transformed this former dictatorshi. more »»

Kerry, Zarif leave nuclear talks, returns unclear

November 21, 2014

VIENNA (AP) — U.. more »»

Cuban doctor arrives in Geneva for Ebola treatment

November 21, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A Cuban doctor who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone arrived in Switzerland for treatment and was able to walk off the transport plane, a Geneva medical official said Friday. more »»

Answers to questions about Biden's visit to Turkey

November 21, 2014

ISTANBUL (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden, who begins a two-night visit to Turkey on Friday, is the latest in a stream of U.S. more »»

ECB head willing to step up stimulus

November 21, 2014

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says the eurozone's chief monetary authority is willing to "step up the pressure" and increase its efforts to stimulate the... more »»

Stimulus merits in focus as ECB weighs action

November 21, 2014

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Japan's return to recession has renewed questions about the effectiveness of its recent monetary stimulus — and how anything similar would help Europe's struggling... more »»

Japan's lower house dissolved for early election

November 21, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved the lower house of Japan's parliament on Friday, forcing an early election in an apparent bid to shore up support for his scandal-plagued... more »»

Hitler's art: Painting by future Fuehrer for sale

November 21, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A 100-year-old watercolor of Munich's old city hall is expected to fetch at least 50,000 euros ($60,000) at auction this weekend, not so much for its artistic value as for the... more »»

New Egypt comic artists push limits of expression

November 21, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — A new feminist comic book, the Jewelry Box, has emerged in Egypt, the latest addition in a blossoming scene of alternative comics, as artists seek freer outlets of expression in a... more »»

Afghanistan's first fun park brings joy amid war

November 21, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Excitement builds in the queue forming behind the barbed-wire security fence outside Afghanistan's first amusement park as children in bright clothes clutch their... more »»

Miss Honduras' slaying a shock for violent nation

November 21, 2014

SANTA BARBARA, Honduras (AP) — Maria Jose Alvarado expected some difficult questions about her country at the Miss World pageant in London, so the 19-year-old beauty queen enlisted a teacher to... more »»

Japan's lower house dissolved for snap election

November 21, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved the lower house of Japan's parliament Friday, paving the way for a general election next month. more »»

 
 
 

 

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