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Egyptian cease-fire efforts collapse

August 19, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Egyptian attempts to broker an end to a monthlong war between Israel and Hamas collapsed in heavy fighting Tuesday, with Palestinian militants firing dozens of rocket... more »»

Tens of thousands march on Pakistani parliament

August 19, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters armed with wire cutters and backed by cranes broke through barriers protecting Pakistan's parliament and other government buildings Tuesday night,... more »»

Argentina car crash kills 3 relatives of pope

August 19, 2014

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Three relatives of Pope Francis died and a fourth was in serious condition Tuesday after their car crashed on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican and... more »»

Top Saudi cleric: Islamic State is Islam's enemy

August 19, 2014

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's top cleric said Tuesday that extremism and the ideologies of groups like the Islamic State and al-Qaida are Islam's No. more »»

Palestinians: Child killed in airstrike

August 19, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian medical officials in the Gaza Strip say two people, including a 2-year-old girl, have been killed in an Israeli airstrike. more »»

Israeli leader recalls team from cease-fire talks

August 19, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian effort to broker an end to a monthlong war between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip appeared to collapse Tuesday after Israel walked out on the talks in... more »»

Tens of thousands march on Pakistan's parliament

August 19, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters armed with wire cutters and backed by cranes marched on Pakistan's parliament Tuesday, removing barriers blocking them from... more »»

Ukrainian forces press attacks on rebel-held areas

August 19, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Government troops pressed attacks Tuesday in the two largest cities held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, while Kiev also pursued diplomatic efforts to resolve th... more »»

Somalia TV sales grow as many avoid public places

August 19, 2014

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Inside the small office, the line of sweating clients waiting to renew their satellite TV subscriptions keeps growin. more »»

Germany's Merkel to visit Ukraine on Saturday

August 19, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Kiev on Saturday and meet with top officials, making her first visit to Ukraine since the crisis there erupted. more »»

Wife to bury Kasem in Norway, cites heritage

August 19, 2014

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The wife of U.. more »»

2 Italian air force jets collide over Italy

August 19, 2014

ROME (AP) — Two Italian air force fighter jets carrying a total of four crew members collided during a training mission over Italy on Tuesday and crashed into a hilly, wooded area that erupted in... more »»

Thousands march on Pakistan's guarded parliament

August 19, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Thousands of anti-government protesters armed with wire cutters and backed by cranes marched on Pakistan's parliament Thursday, planning to remove barriers blocking them from... more »»

Iraqi military clashes with militants in Tikrit

August 19, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Skirmishes broke out Tuesday between Iraqi security forces and militants on the outskirts of Tikrit, a local official and a resident said, a day after the Iraqi and Kurdish troops... more »»

Liberia: 3 receiving untested Ebola drug improving

August 19, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Three Liberian health workers receiving an experimental drug for Ebola are showing signs of recovery, officials said Tuesday, though medical experts caution it is not... more »»

South Africa repatriates journalist's remains

August 19, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's "native of nowhere" is finally home. more »»

Ukrainian troops inch closer to rebel city Donetsk

August 19, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian government troops were fighting pro-Russian rebels in the streets of Luhansk on Tuesday and captured most of a town near the eastern city of Donetsk, tightening... more »»

Israel reports new rocket attacks from Gaza Strip

August 19, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip have fired two more rockets into southern Israel.

It says the rockets were intercepted and no one was hur. more »»

Image of Asia: On the street in Old Delhi

August 19, 2014

In this photo by Manish Swarup, a man checks his mobile phone as he walks on a crowded street in Old Delhi in the afternoon. more »»

Pakistan troops guard parliament before mass rally

August 19, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan deployed soldiers Tuesday to protect the seat of the country's government in Islamabad ahead of a planned march by thousands of anti-government protesters, the first... more »»

 
 

 

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