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Pro-Russian insurgents seize armored vehicles

April 16, 2014

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian insurgents commandeered six Ukrainian armored vehicles along with their crews and hoisted Russian flags over them Wednesday, dampening the central... more »»

AP names Nigeria chief of bureau

April 16, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Associated Press has named Michelle Faul, who has covered the major stories of Africa over the past three decades, as its bureau chief in Nigeri. more »»

Jordanian jets strike vehicles on Syrian border

April 16, 2014

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordanian military warplanes struck a convoy of vehicles as they were trying to enter Jordan from Syria, the army said in a statement Wednesday, in an unusual move at a time... more »»

Combat vehicles in east Ukraine fly Russian flag

April 16, 2014

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — A column of armored vehicles flying Russian flags drove into a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russian insurgents Wednesday, dampening the central government's hopes of... more »»

UN seeks $274 million for Central African Republic

April 16, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations and aid groups launched an appeal for $274 million Wednesday to help people who have fled the Central African Republic because of the sectarian conflict there,... more »»

283 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

April 16, 2014

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — A ferry carrying 462 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving more than... more »»

Venezuelan crisis talks show signs of progress

April 16, 2014

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Negotiators from Venezuela's government and the opposition agreed to broaden membership in a truth commission tasked with investigating who's to blame for 41 deaths tied... more »»

284 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

April 16, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A ferry carrying 462 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving more than... more »»

Pistorius trial: Defense tries to build case

April 16, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius' lawyers at his murder trial Wednesday tried to roll back the prosecution's momentum, but the prosecutor sharply questioned the credentials and... more »»

292 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

April 16, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300... more »»

Police say 5 dead in Calgary stabbings

April 16, 2014

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The son of a Calgary police officer was charged in the fatal stabbing of five people at a house party that the law enforcement officials called the worst mass slaying in... more »»

France targets welfare for big spending cuts

April 16, 2014

PARIS (AP) — France's prime minister has announced plans to cut 21 billion euros ($29 billion) from pensions, social care and health care as a part of a 50-billion-euro effort to rein in the... more »»

Sub makes 2nd dive to search for Malaysian plane

April 16, 2014

PERTH, Australia (AP) — As a robotic submarine dived into the ocean to look for lost Flight 370, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting Wednesday to protest the Malaysian... more »»

UK lawmakers slam lax security in Taliban attack

April 16, 2014

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers said Wednesday that U.K. commanders' complacency and inadequate security were partly to blame for the failure to stop a Taliban attack on a U. more »»

Pope gives a lift to 2 kids in St. Peter's Square

April 16, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has given a lift to two lucky kids during his general audience in St. Peter's Square. more »»

Belgian head of Congo's Virunga park shot

April 16, 2014

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The Belgian director of Africa's oldest national park, a reserve in conflict-ridden eastern Congo, has been shot and seriously wounded but his condition is improving, park... more »»

292 missing, 3 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

April 16, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A multi-story ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast Wednesday, leaving... more »»

South Korea says 293 missing in ferry disaster

April 16, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A multi-story ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast Wednesday, leaving... more »»

If filed, plane lawsuits might not get heard in US

April 16, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — Since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, some lawyers have claimed they can get several millions of dollars in damages for each lost passenger by taking the cases to the... more »»

China's growth slows to 7.4 percent in 1Q

April 16, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth slowed further in the latest quarter but appeared strong enough to satisfy Chinese leaders who are trying to put the country on a more sustainable path... more »»

 
 

 

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