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74 dead as 7.9 quake hits Nepal, causing big damage

April 25, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 71 people, as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveling centuries-old temples and triggered... more »»

TV: 2 dead, 100 injured in Bangladesh from Nepal quake

April 25, 2015

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A TV report says that two people were killed and more than 100 injured in Bangladesh in an earthquake that originated in Nepal. more »»

Risk and worry await S. Korea work to lift doomed ferry

April 25, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Salvaging the corroded, 6,800-ton ferry Sewol from deep beneath a channel notorious for dangerous currents will be difficult, expensive and potentially risky. more »»

Gunmen kill activist in Pakistan after Baluchistan event

April 25, 2015

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen on a motorcycle killed a prominent women's rights activist in Pakistan just hours after she held a forum on the country's restive Baluchistan region, home to a... more »»

Man arrested over drone at Japanese prime minister's office

April 25, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police have arrested a man who admitted to landing a drone with low-level radioactive sand on the roof of the prime minister's office to protest the government's nuclear... more »»

Social media a key battleground in Britain's election

April 25, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Once, election campaigning meant knocking on doors, organizing meetings and licking stamps. Now it also includes honing hashtags, rallying retweets and clicking "like. more »»

Chinese feminist: Long hours of interrogations after release

April 25, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — One of five leading Chinese feminist advocates said she went through lengthy and verbally abusive interrogations after she was conditionally released in a case that has attracted... more »»

Police arrest man over drone landing at Japan PM office

April 25, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police arrested a man who admitted to landing a drone on the roof of the prime minister's office, officials said Saturda. more »»

Ex-Guantanamo detainees in Uruguay protest at US Embassy

April 25, 2015

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Four freed Guantanamo Bay detainees protested in front of the U.S. more »»

Chileans moved after dangerous volcanic mudflows detected

April 25, 2015

ENSENADA, Chile (AP) — Authorities urged 2,000 people living near the Calbuco volcano to evacuate Friday after potentially devastating mudflows of volcanic debris were detected in a nearby river,... more »»

Former Polish foreign minister Bartoszewski dies at 93

April 24, 2015

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Wladyslaw Bartoszewski, a former Auschwitz prisoner and member of Poland's underground World War II resistance who helped save Jews and later served twice as the country's... more »»

UN: High civilian toll in Yemen conflict; at least 550 dead

April 24, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — With combatants fighting in neighborhoods and Saudi-led coalition warplanes pounding Iran-backed rebels from the sky, Yemen's war is wreaking a particularly bloody toll among... more »»

Greece under fire from creditors as bailout talks drag

April 24, 2015

RIGA, Latvia (AP) — European creditors turned up the heat on Greece Friday to deliver an economic reform program that it needs to avoid a possible default and even an exit from the euro. more »»

Romania: robbers trained to steal jewels, cars detained

April 24, 2015

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Prosecutors detained 14 people Friday who are suspected of belonging to a network of well-dressed robbers who were trained to rob luxury items in Romania and the Europea... more »»

Night train kills 14 migrants 'sleeping' on Macedonia tracks

April 24, 2015

VELES, Macedonia (AP) — A group of migrants trying to reach European opportunity via what's billed by smugglers as a "safe" route — trekking along train tracks through the Balkans — was hit by an... more »»

Italy court OKs arrest of suspected smuggler captain, crew

April 24, 2015

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — A judge in Sicily on Friday confirmed the arrest warrants against the suspected captain and crew member of the smuggling boat that capsized in the Mediterranean's worst eve... more »»

Armenia marks centennial of killing of 1.5 million

April 24, 2015

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The presidents of Russia and France joined other leaders Friday at ceremonies commemorating the massacre of Armenians a century ago by Ottoman Turks, an event which still... more »»

Iraqi general, 3 officers killed in Islamic State ambush

April 24, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Fighters from the Islamic State group ambushed an Iraqi army convoy on Friday with a bulldozer packed with explosives, killing the commander of the Iraqi 1st Division and three of... more »»

1st round toward final Iran nuke deal ends on positive note

April 24, 2015

VIENNA (AP) — Diplomats say the first round of Iran nuclear talks aimed at turning a tentative agreement into a final deal has been positive and indicates an agreement can be reached by the June... more »»

Saudi Arabia says IS group behind killing of 2 policemen

April 24, 2015

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Two Saudi men operating under orders from members of the extremist Islamic State group in Syria are suspected of being behind the killing of two policemen in the... more »»

 
 
 

 

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