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Vatican court convicts ex-hospital chief in housing scandal

October 14, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A Vatican court on Saturday convicted the former president of the pope's children's hospital of diverting some $500,000 in donations to renovate a cardinal's flat and gave him... more »»

Syria government forces take town, IS stronghold in east

October 14, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and their allies on Saturday said they seized the town of Mayadeen, an Islamic State stronghold in the country's east, in a major gain in the race for... more »»

Pakistan not to extend militant leader's detention

October 14, 2017

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's government has withdrawn its request for extending the detention of the leader of a banned militant group wanted by the United States. more »»

4 Moldovans dead in cargo plane crash off Ivory Coast

October 14, 2017

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — A cargo plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean near the international airport in Abidjan, killing four crew members and injuring six others, an Ivory Coast official sai... more »»

The Latest: Vatican court convicts ex-hospital president

October 14, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on the Vatican's trial over diverted hospital donations (all times local):

2:35 p.m. more »»

Verdict near in Vatican trial over diverted hospital funds

October 14, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Judges on Saturday were deciding the fate of two former managers of the Vatican's pediatric hospital accused of diverting more than $500,000 in hospital donations to instead... more »»

The Latest: 4 Moldovans dead in plane crash off Ivory Coast

October 14, 2017

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — The Latest on Ivory Coast plane crash (all times local):

12:25 p.. more »»

7 killed in Kenya high school shooting during raid

October 14, 2017

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Gunmen suspected to be from neighboring South Sudan shot dead seven people, including six students, in a raid on a high school early Saturday that appeared to be a revenge... more »»

Duchess of Cambridge's uncle charged with assault in London

October 14, 2017

LONDON (AP) — British police say they've charged the uncle of the Duchess of Cambridge with assault after a late-night altercation in a London stree. more »»

One of world's most remote islands gets commercial flights

October 14, 2017

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — One of the world's most remote places became a little less isolated on Saturday when the first commercial flight departed for St. more »»

Spy, temptress, victim? Mata Hari still eludes definition

October 14, 2017

LEEUWARDEN, Netherlands (AP) — A century ago on Sunday, an exotic dancer named Mata Hari was executed by a French firing squad, condemned as a sultry Dutch double agent who supposedly caused the... more »»

Russian cargo ship launched to International Space Station

October 14, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — An unmanned Russian cargo ship has been launched to take supplies to the six astronauts aboard the International Space Station. more »»

Austrian voters concerned about immigration, Islam

October 14, 2017

VIENNA (AP) — Wrapping up a bruising political campaign season, Austrian political parties were counting down Saturday toward an election that could turn the country rightward after decades of... more »»

Freed family reaches Canada, says kidnappers killed 1 child

October 14, 2017

TORONTO (AP) — Former hostage Joshua Boyle says the Haqqani network in Afghanistan killed his infant daughter and raped his American wife during the five years they were held in captivity. more »»

Anomalies abound in Vatican trial over diverted donations

October 14, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican trial over $500,000 in donations to the pope's pediatric hospital that were diverted to renovate a cardinal's penthouse is reaching its conclusion, with neither th... more »»

Hostage release not a cure for long-damaged US-Pakistan ties

October 14, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Pakistan are hailing the release of a Taliban-held U.S. more »»

Family freed returns to Canada, says 1 child killed

October 14, 2017

TORONTO (AP) — Former hostage Joshua Boyle said upon arriving back in Canada late Friday that the Haqqani network in Afghanistan had killed his infant daughter and raped his wife during the years... more »»

Family freed from captivity returns to Canada

October 14, 2017

TORONTO (AP) — U.S.-Canadian couple Caitlan Coleman and Joshua Boyle landed in Canada late Friday, five years after they were kidnapped in Afghanistan. more »»

 
 
 

 

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