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Air France strike as Europe faces low-cost shakeup

September 15, 2014

PARIS (AP) — At least half of Air France flights around the world were canceled Monday as pilots kicked off a weeklong strike, angry that the company is shifting jobs and operations to a low-cost... more »»

Austria plans to forbid Islamic extremist symbols

September 15, 2014

VIENNA (AP) — Austria plans to introduce a law banning symbols of the Islamic State group and 18 other extremist groups. more »»

UN nuke agency indicates slow going on Iran probe

September 15, 2014

VIENNA (AP) — The head of the U.N. nuclear agency is indicating that his attempted probe of allegations that Iran worked on nuclear arms is going slowly. more »»

Man accused of IS membership on trial in Germany

September 15, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A 20-year-old German man went on trial in Frankfurt on Monday on charges he was a member of the extremist Islamic State group, the first such case to come to court in Germany. more »»

Locals, tourists ride out Hurricane Odile in Baja

September 15, 2014

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Residents and tourists hunkered down in shelters and hotel conference rooms overnight as a powerful and sprawling Hurricane Odile made landfall on the southern Baja... more »»

Public praise, private Belfast funeral for Paisley

September 15, 2014

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Northern Ireland politicians are publicly honoring their former leader, Ian Paisley, as his family holds his funeral in conditions of exceptional privacy. more »»

Greek island missing out on tourism boom

September 15, 2014

IOANNINA, Greece (AP) — What's not to like about this island, with its cobbled streets, traditional stone-built houses, affordable fresh fish, and a quiet 15-minute boat ride from the... more »»

Air France pilot strike amid low-cost tensions

September 15, 2014

PARIS (AP) — At least half of Air France flights around the world were canceled Monday as pilots kicked off a weeklong strike, angry that the airline is shifting jobs and operations to a low-cost... more »»

Sweden's vote leaders seek to form government

September 15, 2014

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's Social Democrat-led bloc officially begins the struggle to form a government on Monday, a day after it ousted the center-right ruling coalition in parliamentary election... more »»

China creates its first no-cellphone sidewalk lane

September 15, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, seemingly offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and... more »»

Mideast complexities confound US coalition effort

September 15, 2014

The Middle East has confounded outsiders for years, so it is no surprise that another U.S. more »»

Japan: More and more, a land of centenarians

September 15, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Reaching the century mark remains a relative rarity for humans, but it is increasingly less so, and perhaps nowhere more than in rapidly aging Japan. more »»

Venezuela's newest shortage: breast implants

September 15, 2014

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's chronic shortages have begun to encroach on a cultural cornerstone: the boob job. more »»

AP appoints Dharapak as Asia-Pacific photo editor

September 15, 2014

BANGKOK (AP) — Charles Dharapak, a veteran photographer who has spent the past decade chronicling the activities and travels of U.S. more »»

Powerful Hurricane Odile bears in on Mexico's Baja

September 15, 2014

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — A powerful Hurricane Odile closed in on the resort area of Los Cabos on Sunday night as Mexican authorities evacuated vulnerable coastal areas and readied shelters... more »»

Powerful Hurricane Odile aims at Mexico's Baja

September 15, 2014

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — A powerful Hurricane Odile bore down on the resort area of Los Cabos on Sunday night, prompting Mexican authorities to evacuate vulnerable coastal areas and prepare... more »»

UN: 1 Chadian peacekeeper dead in northern Mali

September 15, 2014

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A U.. more »»

Diplomatic push grows against Islamic State group

September 15, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Newly outraged by the beheading of yet another Western hostage, diplomats from around the world are in Paris pressing for a coherent global strategy to combat extremists from the... more »»

Powerful Hurricane Odile aims at Mexico's Baja

September 14, 2014

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — A powerful Hurricane Odile bore down on the resort area of Los Cabos on Sunday, prompting Mexican authorities to evacuate vulnerable coastal areas and prepare... more »»

Iraqi leader: No need for Arab powers to strike IS

September 14, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Iraq's president says Arab powers Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia do not need to join airstrikes against the Islamic State grou. more »»

 
 

 

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