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American farmer among the winners in sanctions-hit Russia

April 1, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Kansas-born farmer Justus Walker is prospering in Russia — one year after the U.S. more »»

Palestinians want leverage on Israel in international court

April 1, 2015

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinians formally joined the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, as part of a broader effort to put international pressure on Israel and exact a higher... more »»

The world's oldest person, a Japanese woman, dies at 117

April 1, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — The world's oldest person, a Japanese woman, died Wednesday, a few weeks after celebrating her 117th birthday. more »»

Buhari wins in Nigeria, defeating Goodluck Jonathan

April 1, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Amid anger over an Islamic insurgency that has claimed thousands of lives, Nigerians threw out the incumbent and elected a 72-year-old former military dictator in a historic... more »»

No nuke agreement yet: Iran talks push past deadline

April 1, 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — With stubborn disputes unresolved, nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers went past a self-imposed deadline and into overtime as negotiators renewed efforts... more »»

Buhari wins in Nigeria, defeating Goodluck Jonathan

March 31, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Amid anger over an Islamic insurgency that has claimed thousands of lives, Nigerians threw out the incumbent and elected a 72-year-old former military dictator Tuesday in a... more »»

No nuke agreement yet: Iran talks push past deadline

March 31, 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — With stubborn disputes unresolved, nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers went past a self-imposed deadline and into overtime as negotiators renewed efforts... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Violent past haunts Peru dances in Ayacucho area

March 31, 2015

LIMA, Peru (AP) — They danced all day, until the sun set over Latin America's oldest bullring. But these were not typical dances of Peru's highlands. more »»

Lufthansa: Co-pilot disclosed earlier "severe depression"

March 31, 2015

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Lufthansa knew that the co-pilot of the passenger plane that crashed in the French Alps last week had suffered from an episode of "severe depression" before he finished... more »»

Nigeria new leader Muhammadu Buhari has strict reputation

March 31, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's next president, the first opposition candidate to unseat a democratically elected president in the country's history, also knows how to take power through other... more »»

PM: Prosecutor wounded in Istanbul hostage standoff has died

March 31, 2015

ISTANBUL (AP) — Two members of a banned leftist group and a prosecutor they held hostage inside a courthouse in Istanbul died Tuesday after a shootout between the hostage takers and police,... more »»

Lufthansa: Co-pilot told flight school of depressive episode

March 31, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Lufthansa knew six years ago that the co-pilot of the passenger plane that crashed in the French Alps last week had suffered from a "serious depressive episode," the German airline... more »»

Yemen civilians shudder, bristle under bombing campaign

March 31, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni civilians shuddered in fear and bristled with anger under an intense Saudi-led bombing campaign against Shiite rebels on Tuesday, day six of fighting that prompted... more »»

Yemen rebels take spot overlooking strategic Gulf of Aden

March 31, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni military officials say Houthi rebels have taken up positions overlooking the strategic Gulf of Aden, raising the risk they could threaten the global shipping route with... more »»

Iran nuke talks drag past deadline

March 31, 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers will pass the negotiators' self-imposed Tuesday night deadline to produce the outline of an agreement and will be... more »»

Iraq premier: Troops in center of Islamic State-held Tikrit

March 31, 2015

TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces battled Islamic State militants holed up in downtown Tikrit, going house to house Tuesday in search of snipers and booby traps, and the prime minister said... more »»

Donors pledge $3.8B in Syria aid as thousands more displaced

March 31, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — International donors at a conference in Kuwait pledged $3.8 billion Tuesday to help Syrians affected by the civil war, as U.N. more »»

Cabinet minister: Nigerian president concedes to Buhari

March 31, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's aviation minister says President Goodluck Jonathan has called challenger Muhammadu Buhari to concede and congratulate him on his electoral victory. more »»

White House: Iran nuke talks could continue beyond deadline

March 31, 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers could be extended past Tuesday's deadline for the outline of an agreement if enough progress is made to justify it, th... more »»

Buhari's campaign: Nigeria's president has conceded defeat

March 31, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari's campaign says President Goodluck Jonathan called to concede defeat, paving the way for a peaceful transfer of power in... more »»

 
 
 

 

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