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Disguised gunmen target boxing fans in Dublin hotel; 1 dead

February 5, 2016

DUBLIN (AP) — Gunmen disguised as police opened fire on boxing fans at a Dublin hotel Friday, killing one man and wounding two others in an attack that could reflect tensions within Ireland's top... more »»

Memorial service held for Italian student killed in Egypt

February 5, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Friends, family and diplomats held a memorial ceremony Friday at a Cairo church for an Italian student whose body was found this week, nine days after he disappeared from the streets... more »»

The Latest: UN chief backs review of birth control rules

February 5, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest on efforts to battle the Zika virus (all times local):

5:00 p.m.

A spokesman says the U.N. secretary-general supports the U.N. more »»

Assange sex case sinks in international quagmire

February 5, 2016

LONDON (AP) — It started more than five years ago as what appeared to be a fairly simple sex crime case: two women in Sweden came forward to accuse Julian Assange of sexual misconduct. more »»

Historic step: Pope, Russia patriarch meet in Cuba Feb. 12

February 5, 2016

VATICAN CITY (AP) — In an historic step to heal the 1,000-year schism that split Christianity, Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in an attempt... more »»

The Latest: UN says 20,000 Syrians at Turkey border crossing

February 5, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times Syria local):

20.00 p.. more »»

South Africa: All but 3 rescued after collapse at gold mine

February 5, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A building collapsed above a gold mine in South Africa on Friday, trapping dozens of people before they were rescued. more »»

Drought-stricken Zimbabwe declares state of disaster

February 5, 2016

MASVINGO, Zimbabwe (AP) — Cattle, thin like their owners, wander in a parched riverbed. Desperate villagers barter a few fish for maize because there is no money for foo. more »»

For Brazil's Carnival fans, even Zika can't stop the party

February 5, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian Carnival could be called a hungry mosquito's dream — five days of non-stop street parties that bring together millions of revelers in an inviting mass of bare... more »»

Media leaders urge tougher protection for journalists

February 5, 2016

PARIS (AP) — World media executives are urging governments to stop looking at journalists as the enemy, and to better protect reporters covering wars, crime and corruption. more »»

Syrian troops push ahead in offensive, take another village

February 5, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and allied militias, backed by what an aid official said were "hugely increased" Russian airstrikes, pushed ahead with a major offensive in northern Syria o... more »»

The Latest: Assange hails 'victory' from embassy balcony

February 5, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. panel's determination that Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained (all times local):

6:05 p.m. more »»

Quieter, smaller Guantanamo as debate rages on prison's fate

February 5, 2016

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — Empty cells outnumber occupied ones. There are fewer prisoners than the assorted medical personnel to care for the. more »»

Julian Assange claims total vindication with UN panel ruling

February 5, 2016

LONDON (AP) — A little-known United Nations human rights panel has sided with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in his long-running battle with Swedish and British authorities, saying he should be... more »»

After criticism, Brazil transferring Zika samples to US

February 5, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Brazil says it's sending a set of Zika samples to U.S. more »»

The Latest: Turkey says 15,000 Syrians are at its border

February 5, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times Syria local):

18.00 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Woman's lawyer slams panel's ruling as offensive

February 5, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. panel's determination that Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained (all times local):

5:05 p.m. more »»

Car bomb explodes at UN base in Mali's Timbuktu

February 5, 2016

TIMBUKTU, Mali (AP) — A car bomb exploded Friday outside a U.N. mission police station in northern Mali, killing at least one Malian soldier and wounding several others, authorities said. more »»

The Latest: 50,000 Syrians amass near Turkish border

February 5, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times Syria local):

17:00 p.m. more »»

Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to meet in historic step

February 5, 2016

VATICAN CITY (AP) — In an historic step to heal the 1,000-year schism that split Christianity, Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in an attempt... more »»

 
 
 

 

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