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Knox, ex-boyfriend face parallel trial by social media

March 23, 2015

MILAN (AP) — Italy's highest court this week takes up the Amanda Knox case for the second time as a parallel trial-by-social media rages online, with partisans on both sides seeking to shape... more »»

Syrian rebels shell city of Aleppo, killing at least 13

March 23, 2015

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian rebels fired mortar rounds into government-held parts of the northern city of Aleppo during rush hour Monday, killing 13 people and wounding dozens, state-run TV and... more »»

Siblings killed in New York house fire buried in Israel

March 23, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Seven Jewish siblings who died in a devastating New York house fire were laid to rest in Jerusalem on Monday at an emotional ceremony attended by several thousand mourners. more »»

AP Analysis: Is Israel democratic? Not so clear

March 23, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Is Israel a democracy? The answer is not so straightforward, and it increasingly matters given the diplomatic fallout over hardliner Benjamin Netanyahu's reelection last week. more »»

NEWS GUIDE: The crisis in Yemen

March 23, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Shiite rebels, backed by supporters of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, have largely seized the third-largest city after capturing the capital Sanaa in September,... more »»

Pope finally gets his pizza _ albeit hand-delivered

March 23, 2015

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis, who recently lamented he can't slip out and get a pizza like he used to, finally got a pie — albeit one hand-delivered to his popemobile. more »»

Siblings killed in New York fire being buried in Israel

March 23, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Seven Jewish siblings who were killed in a devastating New York house fire over the weekend were being laid to rest Monday after being flown to Israel for burial. more »»

Singaporeans mourn death of founding father Lee Kuan Yew

March 23, 2015

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore mourned longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew with raw emotion and a blanket of relentlessly positive coverage on its tightly scripted state television on Monday, mythologizing ... more »»

Macedonians split over allegations of wiretapping

March 23, 2015

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Bugged phones, coup plots and shadowy foreign agent. more »»

A glance at issues that divide Germany and Greece

March 23, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Relations between Greece's new government and Germany got off to a rocky start after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras swept to power in January on pledges to end the budget austerity... more »»

Greece's PM on first trip to Germany amid tense relations

March 23, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Alexis Tsipras is visiting Germany for the first time since becoming Greece's prime minister, meeting Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday as his debt-ridden nation and its key... more »»

South African judge convicts retired tennis player of rape

March 23, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Bob Hewitt, a former Grand Slam doubles tennis champion, was on Monday convicted in a South African court of rape and sexual assault decades after the alleged assaults. more »»

Iraq officials: Baghdad bombings kill 19; wound 36

March 23, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Multiple bombings in the Iraqi capital killed at least 19 people and wounded 36, as Iraqi forces continued preparing for a large-scale operation to recapture the city of Tikrit fro... more »»

Czechs deploy wild horses from Britain to save biodiversity

March 23, 2015

MILOVICE, Czech Republic (AP) — Twenty-five years ago it was a military zone where occupying Soviet troops held exercises. more »»

Quote Box: Lee Kuan Yew's sharp words on the world, himself

March 23, 2015

Lee Kuan Yew, the autocratic founder of modern Singapore who died Monday, never shrank from expressing his views bluntly. more »»

Israel's Netanyahu appears poised to build coalition

March 23, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister has secured a majority of backers in the new parliament and will now be tasked with forming the next government. more »»

Tsipras on first trip to Germany amid tense relations

March 23, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Alexis Tsipras is visiting Germany for the first time since becoming Greece's prime minister, meeting Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday as his debt-ridden country and its key... more »»

Lee Kuan Yew, founder of modern Singapore, dies at 91

March 23, 2015

SINGAPORE (AP) — Lee Kuan Yew, the founder of modern Singapore who was both feared for his authoritarian tactics and admired worldwide for turning the city-state into one of the world's richest... more »»

Uganda shuts down 5 madrassas over training extremists

March 23, 2015

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Five madrassas in Uganda have been shut down over allegations they are training students to become extremists, a Ugandan police official said Monday. more »»

French prime minister praises far-right defeat at local vote

March 23, 2015

PARIS (AP) — French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has hailed the defeat of the far- right National Front in first-round local elections, while minimizing the significance of the third-place finish... more »»

 
 
 

 

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