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EU leaders pick Italian as bloc's new top diplomat

August 30, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders have nominated Italy's top diplomat to become the 28-nation bloc's new foreign policy chief for the next five years. more »»

EU inches toward new sanctions on Russia

August 30, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Saturday warned that the apparent incursion of Russian troops on Ukrainian soil pushes the conflict closer to a point of no return, with new economic... more »»

Iran president calls US sanctions an 'invasion'

August 30, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called Western sanctions an "invasion" Saturday after Washington imposed new penalties over the country's contested nuclear program, though he... more »»

Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

August 30, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years for Gaza's battered and neglected housing stock to be rebuilt followin... more »»

22 of 26 trapped gold miners rescued in Nicaragua

August 30, 2014

BONANZA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan rescuers have saved 22 of at least 26 workers trapped in a mine collapse and were working Saturday to free the rest, officials said. more »»

Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug

August 30, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — A Liberian health worker who recovered from Ebola after receiving an experimental drug urged the manufacturer to speed up its production and send it to Africa, while... more »»

Lesotho military says it has disarmed police

August 30, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Lesotho's military seized and disarmed two police stations in the mountainous kingdom Saturday in an effort to secure the country, the defense force spokesman said. more »»

Bombings kills 13 in Iraq

August 30, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Two bombings targeting the Iraqi military killed 13 people, including six soldiers, south of Baghdad on Saturday, officials said. more »»

EU to slap new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

August 30, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — A top European Union official said Saturday that the 28-nation bloc is set to decide new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine's president warned the conflict with Moscow threatens... more »»

Ukrainian civilian plane crashes in Algeria

August 30, 2014

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A Ukrainian civilian cargo plane crashed in the mountains near the far southern desert city of Tamanrasset in the early hours of the morning Saturday, reported the state... more »»

Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights

August 30, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. more »»

EU leaders to pick new foreign policy chief

August 30, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders are set to decide who will be the 28-nation bloc's foreign policy chief for the next five years, with Italy's top diplomat Federica Mogherini widely seen as... more »»

Somalia launches offensive against extremists

August 30, 2014

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Military officials say the Somali army, backed by African Union forces, has launched a long-awaited operation against al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab fighters in southern... more »»

Liberia reopens slum barricaded to fight Ebola

August 30, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Crowds celebrated in the streets of Liberia's capital on Saturday after authorities reopened a slum where tens of thousands of people had been barricaded for more than a... more »»

EU set to slap new sanctions on Russia

August 30, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders are poised to slap additional sanctions on Russia because of what they condemn as a continued destabilization of Ukraine and a deepening military involvemen... more »»

Iran president condemns US sanctions 'invasion'

August 30, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani called Western sanctions an "invasion" on Saturday after Washington imposed penalties on 25 businesses, banks and individuals. more »»

Ukraine says fighter jet shot down

August 30, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. more »»

Taliban attack intel office in eastern Afghanistan

August 30, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber in a truck blew himself up at an intelligence headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least two people and setting off an intense... more »»

11 of 24 trapped gold miners rescued in Nicaragua

August 30, 2014

BONANZA, Nicaragua (AP) — The first 11 of 24 freelance gold miners trapped by a collapse in a mine in northern Nicaragua have been rescued and crews were working early Saturday to free more,... more »»

Russian-backed rebels aim to push west along coast

August 30, 2014

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Their tanks bearing the flag of their would-be state, Russian-backed separatists held control Friday over this coastal town on the new front in the Ukraine conflict and... more »»

 
 

 

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