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Obama administration opening 2-front campaign on Syria

February 11, 2016

MUNICH (AP) — The Obama administration opened a two-front campaign on Syria on Thursday with a push to end one war there and step up another.

As U.S. more »»

52 dead, 12 injured in riot at northern Mexico prison

February 11, 2016

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — A brutal fight between rival factions killed 52 inmates and injured 12 at a prison in northern Mexico on Thursday, the state governor said.

Nuevo Leon Gov. more »»

UK health secretary to impose contract on junior doctors

February 11, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Britain's health secretary has taken the unusual step of opting to impose a new contract on junior doctors after failing to strike a deal with thousands of medical professionals in... more »»

NATO orders warships into Aegean to help ease migrant crisis

February 11, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — In a dramatic response to Europe's gravest refugee crisis since World War II, NATO ordered three warships to sail immediately Thursday to the Aegean Sea to help end the deadly... more »»

German police say death toll from train crash rises to 11

February 11, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Police in southern Germany said Thursday that the death toll from a head-on train collision in Bavaria has risen to 11, after a man succumbed to his injuries two days after the crash. more »»

The Latest: German foreign min wants breakthrough on Syria

February 11, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria, the refugee crisis and security talks in Munich, Germany. (all times local):

6:30 p.m. more »»

5 Things to Know about the pope's trip to Mexico

February 11, 2016

VATICAN CITY (AP) — History's first Latin American pope travels to Mexico on Friday for a weeklong tour of some of the most violent, poverty-stricken and peripheral places in the Americas. more »»

'Star Wars' producers charged over Harrison Ford accident

February 11, 2016

LONDON (AP) — British health authorities announced Thursday they have issued criminal charges against the producers of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" over an on-set accident in which Harrison For... more »»

Tutu asks why it took years to prosecute apartheid murder

February 11, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Why has it taken South African prosecutors so long to charge four former members of the apartheid-era security forces for the 1983 murder of a young activist, Nobel Peace Priz... more »»

South African president faces protests at parliament

February 11, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police fired stun grenades at dozens of clashing supporters of the ruling African National Congress and an opposition party ahead of the much-awaited... more »»

Pakistani Oscar-nominated film tackles 'honor' killings

February 11, 2016

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — When Saba Qaiser was 19 years old, her uncle and father shot her in the head, stuffed her in a bag and threw into a river to die. more »»

The Latest: UN rights chief says 'grotesque' scene in Aleppo

February 11, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria, the refugee crisis and security talks in Munich, Germany. (all times local):

5.40 p.m.

The U.N. more »»

The Latest: EU top diplomat wants immediate Syria cease-fire

February 11, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria, the refugee crisis and security talks in Munich, Germany. (all times local):

5:25 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Saudis call ground troop decision 'irreversible'

February 11, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria, the refugee crisis and security talks in Munich, Germany. (all times local):

4:50 p.m. more »»

South African bookshop a treasure trove of eclectic history

February 11, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The only clue to a literary treasure trove tucked away in downtown Johannesburg is a fading sign, but behind this door is a fantastic maze containing an estimated 2 million... more »»

2 alleged human smugglers on trial over Aylan Kurdi's death

February 11, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Two alleged people-smugglers went on trial in Turkey on Thursday accused of causing the death of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi — who put a human face on the Syrian refugee crisis —... more »»

State TV: Teacher shoots dead 6 colleagues in Saudi Arabia

February 11, 2016

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A teacher in southern Saudi Arabia opened fire on colleagues Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding two, state television reported. more »»

South African police captain arrested in fatal beatings

February 11, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A police captain in South Africa faces murder charges for allegedly helping four farmers beat two suspected thieves to death in a case that ignited racial tension in a rural... more »»

Former Auschwitz guard, 94, goes on trial in Germany

February 11, 2016

DETMOLD, Germany (AP) — A 94-year-old former SS sergeant went on trial Thursday in western Germany on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder, based on accusations that he served as a guard in the... more »»

 
 
 

 

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