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Pakistan's largest city thirsts for a water supply

August 24, 2014

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — On the outskirts of the slums of Pakistan's biggest city, protesters burning tires and throwing stones have what sounds like a simple demand: They want water at least onc... more »»

China defends intercepting US Navy plane

August 24, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — China's Defense Ministry rejected U.S. accusations that a Chinese fighter jet's intercept of a U.S. more »»

China shuts down Beijing Independent Film Festival

August 24, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities blocked an annual independent film festival from opening Saturday, seizing documents and films from organizers and hauling away two event officials in a sign... more »»

Israeli airstrike collapses Gaza apartment tower

August 23, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel bombed an apartment tower in downtown Gaza City on Saturday, collapsing the 12-story building in an unprecedented strike, while Hamas kept up heavy rocket fire... more »»

Airlines on alert as eruption begins in Iceland

August 23, 2014

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano burst forth with a small eruption Saturday under the ice of Europe's largest glacier, scientists said, prompting the country to close... more »»

2 Europe navigation satellites in the wrong orbits

August 23, 2014

PARIS (AP) — European space officials say they're investigating whether the inaccurate deployment of two satellites will complicate their efforts to develop a new Galileo satellite navigation... more »»

Bombings kill 42 in Iraq after Sunni mosque attack

August 23, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Bombings in Baghdad and the northern city of Kirkuk killed at least 42 people in Iraq on Saturday as the government investigated a deadly attack on a Sunni mosque the day before... more »»

Sweden: 3 protesters injured by mounted police

August 23, 2014

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — At least three people were seriously injured Saturday when mounted riot police charged demonstrators in southern Sweden, authorities said. more »»

Russian aid trucks leave; highlight dire needs

August 23, 2014

DONETSK, Russia (AP) — Hundreds of Russian aid trucks returned home from rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Saturday, highlighting a dire need for long-term assistance to the region where homes and... more »»

Sierra Leone makes hiding Ebola patients illegal

August 23, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone has passed a new law imposing possible jail time for anyone caught hiding an Ebola patient — a common practice that the World Health Organization... more »»

Libyan militia accuses Egypt, UAE of airstrikes

August 23, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Two unidentified airstrikes targeting Islamist militia positions in Libya's capital killed 15 fighters and wounded 30 on Saturda. more »»

Bombings kill 30 in Iraq after Sunni mosque attack

August 23, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Bombings in Baghdad and the northern city of Kirkuk killed at least 30 people in Iraq on Saturday as the government investigated a deadly attack on a Sunni mosque the day before... more »»

Correction: Ebola story

August 23, 2014

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — In a story Aug. 22 about new cases of Ebola in Nigeria, The Associated Press reported erroneously in headlines that deaths from Ebola in Liberia topped 1,000. more »»

Israeli airstrike hits Gaza City apartment tower

August 23, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian police say Israeli warplanes have fired two missiles at an apartment tower in central Gaza City, sending a huge ball of fire and a black cloud of smoke... more »»

Volcanic eruption begins under Iceland glacier

August 23, 2014

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano began erupting Saturday under the country's largest glacier after a week of seismic activity rattled the area with thousands of earthquakes... more »»

Iraqi Kurds say Kirkuk blasts kill at least 10

August 23, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Kurdish military officials and residents say that three explosions have torn through a residential neighborhood in the northern city of Kirkuk, killing over 10 people. more »»

Jihadis release video of captured Lebanese troops

August 23, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate released a video Saturday showing Lebanese policemen and a soldier captured by the group earlier this month during the most serious cross-border attack... more »»

Egypt calls for open-ended Gaza cease-fire

August 23, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt on Saturday called for an open-ended cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, urging Israel and Hamas to return to indirect talks after seven weeks of fighting punctuated by a number of... more »»

Russian aid trucks leave; Merkel seeks cease-fire

August 23, 2014

DONETSK, Russia (AP) — Hundreds of trucks from a bitterly disputed Russian aid convoy to rebel-held eastern Ukraine rolled back across the border Saturday into Russia but questions about alleged... more »»

Migrant boat carrying 250 capsizes off Libya

August 23, 2014

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A boat carrying over 250 migrants capsized off the Libyan coast near the capital Tripoli, a coast guard official said Saturda. more »»

 
 

 

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