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Busy Gaza morgue performs Muslim burial rituals

July 24, 2014

BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — In the morgue at a small Gaza hospital, the anguished cries of those who lost loved ones in Israeli airstrikes fell silent Thursday when Ahmed Jadallah began... more »»

Jet with 116 aboard 'probably crashed' in Mali

July 24, 2014

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people vanished Thursday in a rainstorm over restive northern Mali, and French officials say it has probably crashed — the third major... more »»

Ukraine accused of targeting civilians in east

July 24, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — War literally came to Alexander Litvinenko's living room, when a missile punched a gaping hole into the wall of his ninth-floor apartment. more »»

Israel swears in new president amid Gaza war

July 24, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shimon Peres ended his term as president of Israel on Thursday — a man who symbolizes hopes for peace capping a seven-decade public career amid the... more »»

Court: Poland violated human rights in CIA case

July 24, 2014

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Europe's top human rights court ruled Thursday that Poland violated the rights of two terror suspects by allowing the CIA to secretly imprison them on Polish soil from... more »»

Russians sentenced to 4 ½ years on riot conviction

July 24, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court convicted two Russian opposition activists and sentenced them to 4 ½ years in prison Thursday for their role in organizing protests a day before President Vladimir... more »»

Gunmen kill female tourist on Kenya coast

July 24, 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A female tourist was shot dead in the coastal town of Mombasa, the second foreigner shot in same area this month, police officials said Thursday. more »»

Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed' in Mali

July 24, 2014

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali during a rainstorm, officials said. more »»

As Iraq gets new president, car bomb kills 21

July 24, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say a double car bombing in central Baghdad has killed 21 people and wounded 33, hours after lawmakers elected the country's new president. more »»

Ukrainian prime minister announces resignation

July 24, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation Thursday, opening the way for new elections that would reflect the country's starkly changed political... more »»

Officials: Hours after Iraq gets new president, double car bombing in Baghdad kills 12

July 24, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Officials: Hours after Iraq gets new president, double car bombing in Baghdad kills 12. more »»

US pulls Peace Corps volunteers from Kenya

July 24, 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Peace Corps is suspending its programs in Kenya because of security concerns and is pulling more than 50 volunteers out of the country until threat levels decrease, the... more »»

Iraqis: Jihadis destroy ancient mosque in Mosul

July 24, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic extremist militants blew up a revered Muslim shrine traditionally said to be the burial place of the Prophet Jonah in Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul, on Thursday,... more »»

Official: Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed'

July 24, 2014

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali during a rainstorm, officials said. more »»

Pope meets Sudanese woman sentenced to death

July 24, 2014

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant... more »»

Taiwan searches plane wreckage for clues on crash

July 24, 2014

XIXI, Taiwan (AP) — Firefighters uncovered ID cards and body fragments as they picked through wreckage Thursday for evidence to identify the victims of a plane crash that killed 48 people on a... more »»

Israeli fire hits UN facility in Gaza, killing 15

July 24, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. more »»

French minister: Missing plane 'probably crashed'

July 24, 2014

PARIS (AP) — France's foreign minister says the Air Algerie flight that has gone missing over Mali has "probably crashed."

Laurent Fabius says "no trace" of the plane has been found. more »»

Pope meets Christian sentenced to death for faith

July 24, 2014

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant born... more »»

Iraq elects Kurdish politician as president

July 24, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi lawmakers elected a veteran Kurdish politician as the nation's new president on Thursday, hours after an attack on a prison convoy killed dozens of people, brutally... more »»

 
 

 

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