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Flood, mudslide sweep away homes in Colombia, killing 58

May 19, 2015

SALGAR, Colombia (AP) — An avalanche of mud and debris roared through an alpine town in western Colombia before dawn Monday, killing at least 58 people in a flash flood and mudslide triggered by... more »»

Brokers tricking Rohingya children onto trafficking boats

May 19, 2015

SITTWE, Myanmar (AP) — The boy was shoved onto the wooden vessel with hundreds of other Rohingya Muslims. more »»

Greek finance minister says bailout deal is very close

May 19, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said Monday that he expects an agreement with bailout creditors within the next week, which would save the cash-strapped country from... more »»

Flood, mudslide sweep away homes in Colombia, killing 52

May 18, 2015

SALGAR, Colombia (AP) — An avalanche of mud and debris roared over an alpine town in western Colombia before dawn Monday, killing at least 52 people in a flash flood and mudslide triggered by... more »»

Greek finance minister says bailout deal is very close

May 18, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said Monday that he expects an agreement with bailout creditors within the next week, which would save the cash-strapped country from... more »»

Flood, mudslide sweep away homes in Colombia, killing 49

May 18, 2015

SALGAR, Colombia (AP) — An avalanche of mud and debris roared down an alpine town in western Colombia before dawn Monday, killing at least 49 people in a flood and mudslide triggered by heavy... more »»

IS militants look for collaborators after taking Iraqi city

May 18, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants searched door-to-door for policemen and pro-government fighters and threw bodies in the Euphrates River in a bloody purge Monday after capturing the... more »»

Crimean police detain Tatars commemorating mass deportation

May 18, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Police in the capital of Russia-annexed Crimea have detained demonstrators trying to take part in an unauthorized motorcade to observe the anniversary of the mass deportation of... more »»

Q&A: The IS group captures Iraq's Ramadi

May 18, 2015

Nearly a year after sweeping across northern and western Iraq, the Islamic State group this weekend seized Ramadi, capital of the western Anbar province, routing Iraqi forces despite heavy U.S. more »»

EU approves military plan to target migrant traffickers

May 18, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union nations approved plans Monday for a naval operation to go after the human trafficking networks that are sending thousands of migrants weekly across the Mediterranea... more »»

US's Nuland meets with Russians to back Ukraine cease-fire

May 18, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — The United States wants to help solidify a shaky cease-fire and support efforts to resolve political and humanitarian concerns in Ukraine's rebellious east, a top U.S. more »»

Burundi army thrust into new role in quelling protests

May 18, 2015

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi's army was deployed on Monday for the first time to quell street protests, putting the military into a precarious position amid persistent demonstrations against... more »»

Al Gore confident in global climate deal at Paris conference

May 18, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Environmentalist and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore is optimistic that world leaders will reach a crucial deal this year on fighting climate change. more »»

EU diplomat going to Mideast to try to revive peace process

May 18, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top diplomat says she's going to the Mideast to try to revive the moribund peace process, and to challenge Israel and the Palestinians to share their ideas on... more »»

Trading in bitcoin made simpler through new exchange

May 18, 2015

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Investors can for the first time bet on the value of bitcoins through an established stock exchange after Nasdaq launched an index based on the cybercurrency in Stockholm, Sweden. more »»

Pope to bishops: Stop ordering faithful around, fight graft

May 18, 2015

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has told bishops to strongly denounce corruption and to act more like pastors than "pilots" telling the faithful what to d. more »»

Brokers tricking Rohingya children onto trafficking boats

May 18, 2015

SITTWE, Myanmar (AP) — The boy was shoved onto the wooden vessel with hundreds of other Rohingya Muslims. more »»

Turmoil in UK's Labour Party after election loss

May 18, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Britain's opposition Labour Party is struggling to regain its balance after suffering one of its worst election results in modern times. more »»

EU approves military plan to target traffickers

May 18, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union nations on Monday approved plans for a naval operation to go after the trafficking networks that send thousands of migrants across the Mediterranean toward Europe... more »»

Nurse convicted of killing 2 UK patients with insulin

May 18, 2015

LONDON (AP) — A medical mystery that began four years ago with unexplained deaths in a British hospital ended Monday when a nurse was convicted of using insulin to murder two patients. more »»

 
 

 

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