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Kerry pledges closer US ties with reform-minded Sri Lanka

May 2, 2015

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — U.S. more »»

Aid still scarce in Nepal's remote villages as anger grows

May 2, 2015

MAJUWA, Nepal (AP) — With help still not reaching some isolated villages a week after Nepal's devastating earthquake, a top international aid official said Saturday that more helicopters were... more »»

The Latest on Nepal: Death toll goes up to 6,841

May 2, 2015

6:10 p.m. (1225 GMT)

Nepal police say the death toll from last week's magnitude-. more »»

The Latest on Nepal: Volunteers hand out clothes, food

May 2, 2015

5:50 p.m. (1205 GMT)

In Kathmandu, hundreds of volunteers have turned out to help those who have been left homeless by the magnitude-7.8 quake a week ago. more »»

Iraq: Suicide attack west of Baghdad kills at least 6

May 2, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide car bomber on Saturday attacked Iraqi forces west of the capital, Baghdad, killing at least six troops, officials said, as the Canadian prime minister paid a surprise... more »»

It's a girl! Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to princess

May 2, 2015

LONDON (AP) — A princess is born. more »»

The Latest on Nepal: UN says children's health precarious

May 2, 2015

5 p.m. (1130 GMT)

UNICEF says the health and well-being of children affected by the earthquake are hanging in the balance — many are homeless, in deep shock and with no access to basic care. more »»

Syria state TV: 12 killed in rebel attack in Aleppo

May 2, 2015

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian rebels shelled government-held districts in the northern city of Aleppo on Saturday, killing at least 12 civilians, including three children, state media reported. more »»

Afghan trial in mob killing of woman begins live on TV

May 2, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The trial of 49 suspects, including 19 police officers, on charges relating to the brutal mob killing of an Afghan woman began in the capital, Kabul, on Saturday. more »»

It's a girl: Timeline of William and Kate's relationship

May 2, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Prince William's wife Kate has given birth to the couple's second child, a daughter who becomes fourth in line for the thron. more »»

Hundreds of families trapped by fighting in Yemen's Aden

May 2, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Hundreds of families are trapped in their homes by weeks of fierce fighting in the center of the southern city of Aden, running short of supplies — their only lifeline coming... more »»

Palace says Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to baby girl

May 2, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, has given birth to a baby girl, royal officials said Saturday. more »»

Palace says Duchess of Cambridge in hospital for birth

May 2, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Prince William's wife Kate entered a London hospital Saturday to give birth to their second child, igniting a national wave of anticipation and a last-minute betting spree on the... more »»

The Latest on Nepal: Some still waiting for aid to reach

May 2, 2015

1:15 p.m. (0730 GMT)

A week after a massive earthquake shook Nepal, angry villagers in some parts of central Sindhupalchok district say they're still waiting for aid to reach them. more »»

Nepal's devout see divine anger in quake's devastation

May 2, 2015

PUJARI, Nepal (AP) — Some blame the corrupt politicians for bringing devastation to this Himalayan nation. Others fault Western tourists with tight T-shirts and loose morals. more »»

In Iraqi malls, Syrian women work jobs spurned by locals

May 2, 2015

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Two years after fleeing from her home in Damascus, 22-year-old Rahaf Abdullah is working at a gleaming mall in Iraq's Kurdish region, selling sweets to local women who largely... more »»

Kerry vows to deepen ties with Sri Lanka as it makes reforms

May 2, 2015

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — John Kerry made the first visit to Sri Lanka by a U.S. more »»

Nepal quake could have been much worse: Here's why

May 2, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The structural engineer strides through Kathmandu's old city, past buildings reduced to rubble, buildings whose facades are cracked in dozens of places, like the fractured... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Kathmandu wedding shows life goes on in Nepal

May 2, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A French woman and a Nepalese man have married in Kathmandu in a determined effort to show that life goes on even in the midst of great adversity. more »»

Nigerian military: 234 girls, women rescued from extremists

May 2, 2015

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's military rescued 234 more girls and women from a Boko Haram forest stronghold in the country's northeast, an announcement on social media said Saturday. more »»

 
 
 

 

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