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North Korea's capital hosts international marathon

April 13, 2014

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The streets of North Korea's showcase capital were filled with runners from all over the world on Sunday for the annual Pyongyang marathon, which was open to foreign... more »»

Finance ministers: Economy stronger but fragile

April 13, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The world's top financial officials say they believe the global economy is strengthening but that growth remains fragile and open to risks of new geopolitical strife, as in... more »»

4 dead in Chile forest fire; 500 homes destroyed

April 13, 2014

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A large forest fire raging in the Chilean port city of Valparaiso has killed at least four people and destroyed 500 homes, officials said Sunday. more »»

Macedonia president seeks second term in election

April 13, 2014

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's president is seeking a second term in the Balkan country's fifth election since gaining independence following the breakup of the former Yugoslavia in 1991. more »»

Peru state a violent 'mini-dictatorship'

April 13, 2014

CHIMBOTE, Peru (AP) — One by one, the senior officials from the capital took the microphone and apologized to an auditorium packed with angry people who had long been living in fea. more »»

Long hunt for missing jet looms as pings go silent

April 13, 2014

PERTH, Australia (AP) — After a week of optimism over four underwater signals believed to be coming from the missing Malaysian plane, the sea has gone quiet and Australia's leader is warning that... more »»

Poison gas claims complicate Syrian civil war

April 13, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Both sides in Syria's bloody civil war said Saturday that a rural village fell victim to a poison gas attack, an assault that reportedly injured scores of people amid an ongoing... more »»

Mag-7.6 quake, waves strike Solomon Islands

April 13, 2014

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful magnitude-7. more »»

Uniformed men occupy Donetsk police HQ

April 13, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Men in the uniforms of Ukraine's now-defunct riot police on Saturday occupied police headquarters in Donetsk, the eastern city that is one of the flashpoints of a wave of... more »»

Poison gas claims complicate Syrian civil war

April 12, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Both sides in Syria's bloody civil war said Saturday that a rural village fell victim to a poison gas attack, an assault that reportedly injured scores of people amid an ongoing... more »»

Finance officials: Global economy turns the corner

April 12, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The world's top finance officials expressed confidence Saturday that the global economy finally has turned the corner to stronger growth. This time, they may be right. more »»

Lawyer: Ex-Marine gets 10-year sentence in Iran

April 12, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian appeals court has overturned a death sentence of a former U.. more »»

Catholic diocese says late bishop guilty of abuse

April 12, 2014

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A former Dutch Catholic bishop, who died last year, was guilty of sexual abuse decades ago when he was a chaplain and teacher in the southern Netherlands, his dioces... more »»

Finance officials express hopes for growth

April 12, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The world's top finance officials say the global economy is recovering, and they're hopeful that well-run economic programs will avoid the risks that threaten that rebound. more »»

Iran rejects naming new UN envoy after US refusal

April 12, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran rejected naming a new diplomat Saturday to represent it at the United Nations, with one lawmaker urging the Islamic Republic to stand up to "bullying" from the U.. more »»

Syria rebels, government report poison gas attack

April 12, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government media and rebel forces said Saturday that poison gas had been used in a central village, injuring scores of people, while blaming each other for the attack. more »»

AP photographer captured humanity amid chaos

April 12, 2014

HOEXTER, Germany (AP) — Hundreds of mourners packed a church in central Germany on Saturday to remember Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, who was killed on assignment in Afghanista... more »»

Report: Ex-Marine gets 10-year sentence in Iran

April 12, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian news agency is reporting that an appeals court has overturned a death sentence of an American man convicted of working for the CIA, instead sentencing him to 10... more »»

Uniformed men occupy Donetsk police HQ

April 12, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Men in the uniforms of Ukraine's now-defunct riot police are occupying police headquarters in Donetsk, the eastern city that is one of the flashpoints of a wave of... more »»

Pakistan judge dismisses 9 month old's murder case

April 12, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani judge dismissed an attempted murder case Saturday that police lodged against a 9-month-old boy, ending a bizarre case that drew new criticism to the country's trouble... more »»

 
 

 

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