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Israeli president cancels pop star's appearance

November 25, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's president on Tuesday canceled the appearance of a local pop star at a high-profile public event following the singer's release of a new song focusing on a fictional Arab... more »»

Report: UK soldier's killers were on spies' radar

November 25, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Two al-Qaida-inspired extremists who killed a British soldier on a London street had been under scrutiny by Britain's intelligence services but those agencies didn't know that one... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

November 25, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The U.S.-led coalition was still bombing Islamic State positions in Kobani last week, blunting the extremists' drive to capture the town in northern Syria. more »»

Pope to Europe: Accept immigrants, create jobs

November 25, 2014

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Pope Francis demanded Tuesday that Europe craft a unified and fair immigration policy, saying the tens of thousands of refugees coming ashore each year need acceptance... more »»

Doubt grips Portugal after ex-premier is jailed

November 25, 2014

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — After he left office three years ago, former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates' home address was a smart apartment in Paris' classy 16th arrondissement. more »»

Iraq to overhaul Baghdad security to stop bombings

November 25, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Baghdad's neighborhood of Gorayaat, a small Shiite enclave on a bend in the Tigris River, exemplifies the failures of Iraq's security agencies trying to protect the capital from... more »»

Iran leader says West will not defeat Iran

November 25, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Supreme Leader said Tuesday that western powers will not be able to bring the country to its knees in nuclear talks, however he gave his indirect approval for a... more »»

Hundreds of migrants on crippled ship off Crete

November 25, 2014

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A freighter crammed with hundreds of migrants trying to enter Europe illegally was drifting in high winds off the Mediterranean Sea island of Crete Tuesday, and Greek... more »»

Afghan capital hit by 2 blasts, army casualties

November 25, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say the capital Kabul has been hit by two explosions, one of which wounded six Afghan army soldiers. more »»

Japan's young fret as unexpected recession hits

November 25, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — When Prime Minister Shinzo Abe responded to Japan's surprise recession by delaying a sales-tax increase, it was a cause for worry, not celebration, for many young Japanese. more »»

Portugal ex-premier held in prison in fraud case

November 24, 2014

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A judge sent former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates to prison Monday while the ex-leader fights accusations of corruption, money-laundering and tax frau. more »»

Israel resumes razing homes to punish attackers

November 24, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Enas Shalodi, a Palestinian mother of six, has been severely punished by Israel for something she didn't do. more »»

Iran nuclear talks stumble, extended until July

November 24, 2014

VIENNA (AP) — Still facing significant differences between the U.S. more »»

Iraqi troops take 2 towns from Islamic State group

November 24, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi troops backed by Shiite militiamen and Kurdish security forces recaptured two eastern towns from Islamic State group militants after fierce clashes, officials said Monday. more »»

Russia gets greater control over Black Sea region

November 24, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia tightened its control Monday over Georgia's breakaway province of Abkhazia with a new treaty envisaging closer military and economic ties with the lush sliver of land along... more »»

UK: 'Severe' terror threat requires new powers

November 24, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Britain faces its greatest-ever threat from terrorism, the interior minister said Monday, announcing measures to control suspects, strengthen online scrutiny and prevent insurance... more »»

Erdogan: women are not equal to men

November 24, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan set off a new controversy on Monday, declaring that women are not equal to men and accusing feminists of not understanding the special... more »»

Swiss museum gets huge, priceless art trove

November 24, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A Swiss museum accepted a massive, priceless trove of long-hidden art from the late German collector Cornelius Gurlitt on Monday, promising to work with Germany to make sure that an... more »»

Israeli police say Arab stabs Jew in Jerusalem

November 24, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say an Arab assailant has stabbed a Jewish man in Jerusalem. more »»

Pope to take on hot EU topics in Strasbourg visit

November 24, 2014

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Pope Francis is set to deliver his first public speech about Europe, focusing on complex continental issues such as high jobless rates among the young, and immigration. more »»

 
 
 

 

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