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5 Things to Know about the pope's trip to Mexico

February 11, 2016

VATICAN CITY (AP) — History's first Latin American pope travels to Mexico on Friday for a weeklong tour of some of the most violent, poverty-stricken and peripheral places in the Americas. more »»

'Star Wars' producers charged over Harrison Ford accident

February 11, 2016

LONDON (AP) — British health authorities announced Thursday they have issued criminal charges against the producers of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" over an on-set accident in which Harrison For... more »»

Tutu asks why it took years to prosecute apartheid murder

February 11, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Why has it taken South African prosecutors so long to charge four former members of the apartheid-era security forces for the 1983 murder of a young activist, Nobel Peace Priz... more »»

South African president faces protests at parliament

February 11, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police fired stun grenades at dozens of clashing supporters of the ruling African National Congress and an opposition party ahead of the much-awaited... more »»

Pakistani Oscar-nominated film tackles 'honor' killings

February 11, 2016

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — When Saba Qaiser was 19 years old, her uncle and father shot her in the head, stuffed her in a bag and threw into a river to die. more »»

The Latest: UN rights chief says 'grotesque' scene in Aleppo

February 11, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria, the refugee crisis and security talks in Munich, Germany. (all times local):

5.40 p.m.

The U.N. more »»

The Latest: EU top diplomat wants immediate Syria cease-fire

February 11, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria, the refugee crisis and security talks in Munich, Germany. (all times local):

5:25 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Saudis call ground troop decision 'irreversible'

February 11, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria, the refugee crisis and security talks in Munich, Germany. (all times local):

4:50 p.m. more »»

South African bookshop a treasure trove of eclectic history

February 11, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The only clue to a literary treasure trove tucked away in downtown Johannesburg is a fading sign, but behind this door is a fantastic maze containing an estimated 2 million... more »»

2 alleged human smugglers on trial over Aylan Kurdi's death

February 11, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Two alleged people-smugglers went on trial in Turkey on Thursday accused of causing the death of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi — who put a human face on the Syrian refugee crisis —... more »»

State TV: Teacher shoots dead 6 colleagues in Saudi Arabia

February 11, 2016

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A teacher in southern Saudi Arabia opened fire on colleagues Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding two, state television reported. more »»

South African police captain arrested in fatal beatings

February 11, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A police captain in South Africa faces murder charges for allegedly helping four farmers beat two suspected thieves to death in a case that ignited racial tension in a rural... more »»

Former Auschwitz guard, 94, goes on trial in Germany

February 11, 2016

DETMOLD, Germany (AP) — A 94-year-old former SS sergeant went on trial Thursday in western Germany on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder, based on accusations that he served as a guard in the... more »»

The Latest: US coalition spokesman refutes Russian claims

February 11, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria, the refugee crisis and security talks in Munich, Germany. (all times local):

3 p.m.

The Baghdad spokesman for the U.S. more »»

The Latest: Germany extends border controls for 3 months

February 11, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the massive influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):

2:15 p.m. more »»

The Latest: S. Koreans still at joint factory after deadline

February 11, 2016

PAJU, South Korea (AP) — The latest on tensions between North and South Korea following North Korea's rocket launch (all times local):

10 p.m. more »»

Russia proposes March 1 ceasefire in Syria; US wants it now

February 11, 2016

MUNICH (AP) — Russia has proposed a March 1 ceasefire in Syria, U.S. more »»

NATO warships ordered to Aegean to help with migrant crisis

February 11, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO's European commander on Thursday ordered three warships to move immediately to the Aegean Sea to help end the deadly smuggling of migrants between Turkey and Greece. more »»

N. Korea orders military takeover of inter-Korean factories

February 11, 2016

PAJU, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Thursday ordered a military takeover of a factory park that had been the last major symbol of cooperation with South Korea, saying Seoul's earlier... more »»

 
 
 

 

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