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Jordan acquits radical cleric of terrorism charges

September 24, 2014

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A Jordanian court on Wednesday acquitted radical Muslim preacher Abu Qatada — known for his fiery pro-al-Qaida speeches — of involvement in a plot to target Israeli and... more »»

Activists: Air raids hit IS group in eastern Syria

September 24, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — At least 10 airstrikes hit suspected Islamic State positions on Wednesday in an eastern Syrian town near the Iraqi border, activists said. more »»

Mission accomplished: India joins Mars explorers

September 24, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — India triumphed in its first interplanetary mission, placing a satellite into orbit around Mars on Wednesday and catapulting the country into an elite club of deep-space explorers. more »»

Air France sticks to low-cost plan despite strike

September 24, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Air France-KLM says it isn't ready to abandon a plan to transfer activities to a low-cost carrier, contradicting a government minister's claim. more »»

Obama urges world to follow US lead on climate

September 24, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The only thing rising faster than heat-trapping gases Tuesday were the statements of urgency by world leaders, who told each other at a United Nations summit how seriously... more »»

World leaders meet with multiple crises on agenda

September 24, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Facing a world in turmoil from multiple crises ranging from wars in the Mideast and Africa to the deadly scourge of Ebola and growing Islamic radicalism, leaders from more... more »»

India successfully puts spacecraft in Mars' orbit

September 24, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — India triumphed in its first interplanetary mission, placing a satellite into orbit around Mars on Wednesday morning and catapulting the country into an elite club of deep-space... more »»

Poor supports Brazil's president in re-election

September 24, 2014

SAO PAULO (AP) — Life may still be tough for millions of poor Brazilians — but it's also never been better.

And that's the key for President Dilma Rousseff's re-election bid. more »»

Mars missions: Successes and failures

September 24, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — Getting a spacecraft to orbit Mars is a complex mission that few countries have attempted, and even fewer have achieved. more »»

India succeeds putting spacecraft in Martian orbit

September 24, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — India triumphed in its first interplanetary mission, placing a satellite into orbit around Mars on Wednesday morning and catapulting the country into an elite club of deep-space... more »»

India puts spacecraft into Martian orbit

September 24, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — India has triumphed in its first interplanetary attempt by successfully putting a satellite into orbit around Mars. more »»

Life term for China scholar chills ethnic dialogue

September 24, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — A life sentence given to a moderate Chinese scholar on Tuesday shows the ruling Communist Party is cutting off dialogue on ethnic tensions and could end up radicalizing minority... more »»

India directs spacecraft toward Martian orbit

September 24, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian spacecraft was nearing its final destination in orbit around Mars on Wednesday, with scientists hoping a success will launch the nation into an elite club of deep-space... more »»

Wife of hostage held in Syria receives life plea

September 23, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The wife of a British aid worker held hostage in Syria by the Islamic State group said Tuesday she has received an audio message from him pleading for his lif. more »»

Turkey considers military role against ISIL

September 23, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday he is considering expanding support for Western and Arab operations against the Islamic State group to include military... more »»

US warns that Ebola could infect 1.4 million

September 23, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. more »»

Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq are just the start

September 23, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The one-two-three punch of American and Arab airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq was just the beginning, President Barack Obama and other leaders... more »»

EU increases Syria refugee aid by $280 million

September 23, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is increasing its aid to those affected by the civil war in Syria by 215 million euros ($280 million). more »»

Main developments in fight against extremist group

September 23, 2014

Here is a look at the main developments Tuesday in the U.S.-led coalition's campaign against militants from the Islamic State group.

— Warplanes from the U.S. more »»

Airstrikes alone may not defeat Sunni militants

September 23, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — In their Syrian strongholds, extremists from the Islamic State group had been moving into civilian apartment buildings for cover days before the U.S. more »»

 
 

 

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