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Remains of all 150 Germanwings crash victims are identified

May 19, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The remains of all 150 victims of the Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps will be turned over to their families for burial now that investigators have completed the process of... more »»

Unequal schools in France prompt strike, soul-searching

May 19, 2015

PARIS (AP) — France is trying to shake up a top-down system of teaching, end an elite bilingual program and give schools more say in how students spend their time, saying entrenched inequality in... more »»

Cannes steps into trouble with high-heels dress code

May 19, 2015

CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is coming under scrutiny for its strict dress code after women not wearing high heels were turned away from a premiere. more »»

Experts: EU plan to tackle migrant trafficking is dangerous

May 19, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — Experts say the European Union's plan to disrupt the business of human traffickers and destroy their boats in the Mediterranean is a short-term deterrent that is likely to be... more »»

Lithuanian power grid has dark secret buried in Soviet past

May 19, 2015

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Giedrius Sakalauskas always thought there was something strange about the graffiti-sprayed, bunker-like structure in a leafy area outside the center of Vilniu. more »»

South Africa has new sensational murder case

May 19, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — "There was nothing in life I could do without Jayde by my side," the South African businessman said in his eulogy to his murdered wife. more »»

Survivors stunned by loss in Colombian town hit by flood

May 19, 2015

SALGAR, Colombia (AP) — Hector Raul Henao weeps as he surveys the barren landscape of mud and uprooted trees that for years was a vibrant community of small coffee farmers. more »»

UK's Prince Charles meets Sinn Fein in Ireland for 1st time

May 19, 2015

DUBLIN (AP) — Prince Charles offered a historic handshake Tuesday to Gerry Adams, longtime leader of the Irish nationalist Sinn Fein party and reputedly an Irish Republican Army commander when th... more »»

Suicide bomber kills 8, wounds 14 at NE Nigerian market

May 19, 2015

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — A suicide bomber attacked a rural market in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, killing eight people and wounding at least 14, witnesses said. They blamed Boko Haram extremists. more »»

Poehler, Kaling get emotional in Pixar's 'Inside Out'

May 19, 2015

CANNES, France (AP) — Amy Poehler and Mindy Kaling get a little emotional in Pixar's animated feature "Inside Out. more »»

AP Interview: Georgia's leader warns of Russian expansion

May 19, 2015

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Russia is poised to use its armed forces to expand further into former Soviet states, Georgia's president said Tuesday, calling on the West never to accept any Russian... more »»

Mother of US reporter missing in Syria pleads for answers

May 19, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — The mother of an American journalist missing in Syria for nearly three years pleaded on Tuesday for information about him, saying she believes that he is still alive. more »»

Taliban suicide car bombing in Afghan capital kills 4 people

May 19, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A large suicide car bombing struck downtown Kabul on Tuesday afternoon, apparently targeting justice ministry employees and killing four people, an Afghan official said. more »»

Pakistan raids software company said to market fake degrees

May 19, 2015

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani federal investigators on Tuesday raided multiple offices of a software company after a report in The New York Times said it made millions of dollars marketing... more »»

Amnesty International warns over torture practice in Morocco

May 19, 2015

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Moroccan authorities still use torture widely despite a ban on the practice, the Amnesty International rights group said in a report Tuesday documenting the abuse. more »»

UK police arrest 7 in major jewel heist case

May 19, 2015

LONDON (AP) — More than 200 British police swooped down on suspected jewel thieves Tuesday, making arrests in the notorious Hatton Garden heist that took place in London over the Easter weekend. more »»

Economic toll of conflict builds up for Ukraine

May 19, 2015

There seems to be no bottom for Ukraine's economy. more »»

Spain arrests 16 for defending terror acts on Internet

May 19, 2015

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police have arrested 16 people suspected of praising and encouraging terror acts by three radical Spanish groups. more »»

Iraqi troops repel Islamic State attack on Anbar town

May 19, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces and allied Sunni tribesmen repelled an Islamic State attack overnight on a town west of Baghdad, a tribal leader said Tuesday, as the government renewed its commitment... more »»

Report: Afghanistan's Taliban sends delegation to Iran

May 19, 2015

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A delegation from Afghanistan's Taliban has arrived in Iran to discuss the situation of Afghan migrants and issues in the Islamic world, Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agenc... more »»

 
 
 

 

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