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Pope raffling Fiat, bikes and more for charity

November 18, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is raffling off dozens of gifts he's been given during his short papacy, including a new Fiat 4x4, some bikes and a fancy coffee maker, with the proceeds going to... more »»

Palestinians kill 4 in Jerusalem synagogue attack

November 18, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Two Palestinian cousins armed with meat cleavers and a gun stormed a Jerusalem synagogue during morning prayers Tuesday, killing four people in the city's bloodiest attack in... more »»

Myanmar house chief rules out 2015 charter change

November 18, 2014

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's influential parliament speaker said Tuesday that any changes to the military-drafted constitution that bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming... more »»

Kenya: Mob strips another woman despite protest

November 18, 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A mob of Kenyan men attacked and stripped a woman claiming she was inappropriately dressed just hours after nearly 1,000 people marched through downtown Nairobi to protest... more »»

3 Americans, Briton killed in Jerusalem attack

November 18, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police have identified the people killed in a Jerusalem synagogue attack as three American citizens and a Briton. more »»

Talks resume: A week to deadline _ or extension

November 18, 2014

VIENNA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged Iran to prove its intentions are peaceful as nuclear talks between Tehran and six world powers reconvened Tuesday ahead of a Nov. 24 deadline. more »»

Police clash with Indian guru supporters; 190 hurt

November 18, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — Thousands of devotees of an Indian spiritual leader who is wanted for questioning in a 2006 murder case fought running battles with police Tuesday outside the guru's heavily... more »»

Syria government bombing kills at least 13

November 18, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian military airstrike killed at least 13 people, including children, and wounded another 20 in the northern Syrian province of Aleppo on Tuesday after striking a neighborhood... more »»

Pope to meet with autistic kids to end stigma

November 18, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will meet with autistic children and their families in a bid to help raise awareness and end the stigma and isolation of people living with autism spectrum... more »»

Japan's Abe calls snap election, puts off tax hike

November 18, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called a snap election for December and put off a sales tax hike planned for next year, seeking a renewed mandate for his all-or-nothing policies to... more »»

Germany's minister shuttles between Moscow, Kiev

November 18, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Germany's foreign minister on Tuesday urged the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian separatists to respect their cease-fire agreement, which has helped to halt ground combat... more »»

Taliban suicide attacker kills 4 in Kabul

November 18, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban suicide bomber and two gunmen targeted a foreigners' compound in Kabul early on Tuesday, killing four people in the latest fatal blast to hit the Afghan capital. more »»

Some barricades cleared from HK protest site

November 18, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Backed by a court order, workers removed some barricades Tuesday from a Hong Kong pro-democracy protest site where activists have camped out for nearly two months in a standoff... more »»

Chronology of Israeli-Palestinian violence

November 18, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — It has been a difficult year for Israelis and Palestinians, with the failure of peace talks and a string of violent incidents that shows no signs of endin. more »»

Iran parliament rejects Rouhani's minister nominee

November 18, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's parliament on Tuesday rejected President Hassan Rouhani's nominee for the post of science minister over his pro-reform tendencies. more »»

Iran files charges against Iranian-British woman

November 18, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's judiciary said authorities detained an Iranian-British woman because of her links to the opposition, not for attending a volleyball match, the semi-official ISNA news... more »»

4 Israelis killed in Jerusalem synagogue attack

November 18, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Two Palestinians stormed a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday, attacking worshippers praying inside with knives, axes and guns, and killing four people before they were killed in a... more »»

Indonesia tests female police recruits' virginity

November 18, 2014

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia must stop subjecting female police recruits to physical tests in an effort to determine whether they are virgins, a leading human rights group said Tuesday,... more »»

Europe's olive harvest hit by bad weather, blights

November 18, 2014

BEJA, Portugal (AP) — If your favorite bottle of Mediterranean olive oil starts costing more, blame unseasonable European weather — and tiny insects. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Bulls fight for bets in rural Haiti

November 18, 2014

LEOGANE, Haiti (AP) — Gamblers who goad bulls to fight each other just outside this Haitian coastal town stand for hours by a riverbed scrutinizing a dozen muscular animals with horns sharpened b... more »»

 
 
 

 

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