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Taliban claim Kabul attack that killed 3 Americans, 1 Afghan

January 30, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban have claimed responsibility for an attack at the Kabul airport in which a gunman shot and killed three American contractors and one Afghan ma. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Pinata-making art lives on in Mexican family

January 30, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican party isn't complete without a piñata, and Melesio Vicente Flores and Cecilia Albarran Gonzalez have spent the last 25 years making high-end versions of the... more »»

Survivors recall panic before Mexico City hospital blast

January 30, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Inside the maternity hospital on the western edge of Mexico City, concern quickly turned to panic as the sour smell of propane seeped in and a vapor cloud grew at the emergency... more »»

Rio de Janeiro unnerved by wave of stray-bullet cases

January 30, 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The bullet hit the 4-year-old girl as she waited to cross a street, holding hands with her stepfather and a cousi. more »»

Gas blast wrecks Mexico children's hospital, killing 3

January 30, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Injured and bleeding, mothers grasping infants in their arms fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion Thursday, and rescuers began smashing... more »»

Families plead for lives of IS hostages as swap hopes fade

January 30, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — A deadline of sunset Thursday for a possible prisoner swap purportedly set by the Islamic State group holding a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian military pilot passed with no sign... more »»

Gas blast wrecks Mexico children's hospital; 2 dead, 73 hurt

January 30, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Injured and bleeding, mothers carrying infants fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion Thursday, and rescuers swung sledgehammers to break through... more »»

Youth who stormed Dutch broadcaster claimed to be hacker

January 30, 2015

HILVERSUM, Netherlands (AP) — A 19-year-old brandishing a fake weapon threatened a security guard to gain access to the headquarters of Dutch national broadcaster NOS and demand airtime Thursday... more »»

Gas blast wrecks Mexico children's hospital, at least 2 dead

January 30, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Injured and bleeding, mothers carrying infants fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion Thursday, and rescuers swung sledgehammers to break through... more »»

Youth who stormed Dutch broadcaster claimed to be hacker

January 29, 2015

HILVERSUM, Netherlands (AP) — A 19-year-old brandishing a fake weapon threatened a security guard to gain access to the headquarters of Dutch national broadcaster NOS and demand airtime Tuesday... more »»

Simultaneous attacks in Egypt's Sinai kill 26

January 29, 2015

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Militants struck more than a dozen army and police targets in the restive Sinai Peninsula with simultaneous attacks involving a car bomb and mortar rounds on Thursday,... more »»

New push on Capitol Hill for more oversight of US aid agency

January 29, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Key U.S. more »»

Gas blast wrecks Mexico children's hospital, at least 2 dead

January 29, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Injured and bleeding, mothers carrying infants fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion Thursday, and rescuers swung sledgehammers to break through... more »»

EU official expects clashes but no rash actions from Athens

January 29, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The first European official to visit Greece since the country elected a new left-wing government said Thursday that he expects clashes over how to lighten the country's... more »»

Ukraine: Russia-backed rebels overrun another town in east

January 29, 2015

ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's military conceded Thursday that its forces had been overrun by Russian-backed separatist forces in another town in their battle to hold onto a strategically... more »»

Families plead for lives of IS hostages as swap hopes fade

January 29, 2015

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The father of a Jordanian fighter pilot and the wife of a Japanese journalist held by the Islamic State group pleaded for their loved ones' lives after a possible prisoner... more »»

Gas blast at Mexico children's hospital, at least 2 dead

January 29, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Injured and bleeding, mothers carrying infants fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion on Thursday, and rescuers swung sledgehammers to break... more »»

EU to extend existing Russia sanctions over Ukraine

January 29, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union extended by six months an existing set of sanctions against Russian and pro-Russia separatist officials because of the continued fighting in eastern Ukraine and... more »»

Italy lawmakers fail to elect new president in 1st round

January 29, 2015

ROME (AP) — Lawmakers failed to elect a new Italian president Thursday in balloting that tests Premier Matteo Renzi's ability to rally his fractured party behind a candidate that is also... more »»

Argentina buries prosecutor who accused gov't of cover-up

January 29, 2015

BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Family and friends paid final respects Thursday to the Argentine prosecutor who was found dead after alleging that President Cristina Fernandez agreed to protect those... more »»

 
 
 

 

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