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In Alaska, Obama becomes 1st president to enter the Arctic

September 3, 2015

KOTZEBUE, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama crossed the Arctic Circle on Wednesday in a first by a sitting U.S. more »»

China pledges to cut 300,000 troops from its massive army

September 3, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday pledged to cut China's 2. more »»

China marks Japan WWII defeat, shows rising power in parade

September 3, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — China's leader presided over a parade of tanks, missiles and troops that displayed growing military might Thursday as fighter jets roared overhead, but pledged a 300,000 reduction... more »»

Guatemala prosecutor gets judge's order to detain president

September 3, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala's attorney general says a judge has granted her request for an order to detain President Otto Perez Molina in connection with a government corruption case that has... more »»

UNICEF: 40 percent school dropouts in Mideast conflict areas

September 3, 2015

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Forty percent of children from five conflict-scarred Middle Eastern countries are not attending school, the United Nations agency for children said Thursday, warning that... more »»

Obama: Alaska's warming climate is wake-up call to US, world

September 3, 2015

KOTZEBUE, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama says Alaska's warming climate is a wake-up call to America and should be a wake-up call for the rest of the world, too. more »»

Obama visit to Arctic spotlights tough life in Alaska

September 3, 2015

KOTZEBUE, Alaska (AP) — With a historic visit to the Alaska Arctic, President Barack Obama on Wednesday turned the spotlight on the plight of Alaska Natives and others who toil in rural areas... more »»

In climate bid, Obama stares down melting Alaska glacier

September 2, 2015

SEWARD, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama stared down a melting glacier in Alaska on Tuesday in a dramatic use of his presidential pulpit to sound the alarm on climate change. more »»

Obama visit to Arctic spotlights tough life in Alaska

September 2, 2015

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — With a historic visit to the Alaska Arctic, President Barack Obama was shining a spotlight Wednesday on the plight of residents in rural Alaska, where Alaska Natives and... more »»

Migrant tempers fray as Hungary blocks trains for 2nd day

September 2, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Tempers flared among the thousands trapped in a makeshift refugee camp in the heart of Budapest on Wednesday as Hungary played hardball with its unwelcome visitors for a... more »»

Obama seals Iran deal win as Senate Democrats find 34 votes

September 2, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Overcoming ferocious opposition, President Barack Obama secured a legacy-defining foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats clinched the necessary votes to ensure the... more »»

Peak cinema: 'Everest' kicks off Venice Film Festival

September 2, 2015

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Jake Gyllenhaal and Jason Clarke lead the cast but the mountain is the star of "Everest," a high-altitude thriller that opened the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday. more »»

Masked men kidnap 18 Turkish workers in Iraqi capital

September 2, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Masked men in military uniforms kidnapped 18 Turkish citizens in Baghdad early Wednesday, bundling them into several SUVs and speeding away in a brazen operation that laid bare... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Chaos and quiet in 24 hours of European migration

September 2, 2015

For the hundreds of thousands of migrants on the move across Europe, the pace of a day is dictated by forces almost entirely beyond their control: the heat of the sun, the location of guards or... more »»

Lawyer: Turkey moves Vice journalists to distant prison

September 2, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Two Vice News journalists and their assistant who were arrested in Turkey on terror-related charges have been transferred to a prison more than 500 kilometers (300 miles)... more »»

Bombs at mosque in Yemen's capital kill at least 20 people

September 2, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — An Islamic State-claimed suicide bomber and a subsequent car bombing killed at least 20 people Wednesday at a mosque in Yemen's rebel-held capital, Sanaa, amid the country's... more »»

New Ukraine doctrine declares Russia military opponent

September 2, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's national security council on Wednesday approved a new military doctrine that declares Russia to be a military opponent and calls for the country to pursue NATO... more »»

Pakistan corruption lets militants get national ID cards

September 2, 2015

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Foreign Islamic militants have been able to secure Pakistani national identity cards for years in exchange for bribes as low as $100, giving them vastly greater freedom to... more »»

Obama gets Iran deal win as Senate Dems amass enough votes

September 2, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats amassed enough votes to ensure the Iran nuclear deal survives in Congress, despite... more »»

Residents: Bloody scene after Somalia attack

September 2, 2015

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A day after Islamic extremists overran an African Union military base in Somalia, shaken residents of an adjacent town were describing the daring attack and its aftermath. more »»

 
 
 

 

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