Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | All Access E-Edition | Home RSS
 
 
 
Netanyahu years continue surge in settlements

December 15, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — The population of Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank has continued to surge during Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's years in office, growing at more than twice the pace... more »»

Palestinians seek end-of-occupation vote this week

December 15, 2014

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will push for a U.N. more »»

Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

December 15, 2014

SYDNEY (AP) — Amid a barrage of gunfire, police stormed a cafe in the heart of Sydney early Tuesday to end a 16-hour hostage siege by an Iranian-born gunma. more »»

IllRideWithYou: Aussies offer support to Muslims

December 15, 2014

Some Australian social media users sent a message of solidarity to Muslims as the Sydney cafe siege went on for almost a day, offering to accompany anyone who felt intimidated on public transit. more »»

Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney crisis

December 15, 2014

SYDNEY (AP) — Sydney police say three people have died, including the gunman, during a hostage crisis that ended when officers stormed a downtown caf. more »»

Police confirm fatalities in Sydney hostage crisis

December 15, 2014

SYDNEY (AP) — A Sydney police spokeswoman has confirmed that there were fatalities during a hostage crisis that ended when officers stormed a downtown caf. more »»

Police end Sydney hostage siege after 16 hours

December 15, 2014

SYDNEY (AP) — A swarm of heavily armed police stormed a cafe in the heart of Sydney early Tuesday, ending a siege by an Iranian-born gunman who had held an unknown number of hostages for more tha... more »»

As Ukraine truce holds, Russia vows economic pain

December 15, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Fighting in eastern Ukraine between government troops and Russian-backed separatist forces has ground almost to halt. more »»

Islamic fighters capture 2 army bases in NW Syria

December 15, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Al-Qaida-linked and other Islamic fighters captured two key Syrian army bases on Monday in the northwestern province of Idlib after two days of intense battles with government troop... more »»

Belgian police detain 3 after apartment siege

December 15, 2014

GHENT, Belgium (AP) — Belgian police detained three men after reports of a hostage taking in an apartment building in the western city of Ghent on Monday. No one was injured in the incident. more »»

Police say Sydney cafe hostage situation over

December 15, 2014

SYDNEY (AP) — Police say a hostage situation in Sydney is over after a swarm of heavily armed police stormed a downtown cafe where a gunman had been holding an unknown number of people. more »»

Police storm Sydney cafe where hostages held

December 15, 2014

SYDNEY (AP) — A flurry of loud bangs erupted early Tuesday as a swarm of heavily armed police stormed a downtown Sydney cafe where a gunman had been holding an unknown number of people hostage fo... more »»

Several more hostages flee from Sydney cafe

December 15, 2014

SYDNEY (AP) — Several more hostages have fled from a Sydney cafe where a gunman has been holding an unknown number of people for more than 16 hour. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Best of 2014 from Latin America

December 15, 2014

A selection of our best images of 2014 from Latin America and the Caribbean starts with the case of 43 missing — and apparently slain — students in Mexico that ignited indignation across the... more »»

Sydney siege gunman believed to be Muslim cleric

December 15, 2014

SYDNEY (AP) — A gunman who took a number of people hostage inside a Sydney chocolate cafe at the height of Monday morning rush hour is believed to be a self-styled Muslim cleric out on bail on a... more »»

Israelis rule out arson in November mosque attack

December 15, 2014

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israeli officials say a blaze last month at a West Bank mosque most likely resulted from an electrical problem, not arson.

The Nov. more »»

US Marine charged in Filipino transgender slaying

December 15, 2014

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine government prosecutors charged a U.S. more »»

Abe emerging as a rare strong leader in Japan

December 15, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Most Japanese prime ministers come and go, their names soon forgotten. Yasuhiro Nakasone was an exception in the 1980s as well as Junichiro Koizumi in the early years of this centur. more »»

5 people escape from Sydney cafe in hostage crisis

December 15, 2014

SYDNEY (AP) — Five people escaped from a Sydney cafe where a gunman took an unknown number of hostages during Monday morning rush hour. more »»

Saudi prince's news channel to go live in February

December 15, 2014

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's pan-Arab news channel will finally take to the airwaves early next year. more »»

 
 
 

 

I am looking for:
in:
News, Blogs & Events Web