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Obama says Egypt key to US security in Mideast

September 25, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama is highlighting the longstanding relationship between the United States and Egypt as a cornerstone of American security policy in the Middle East. more »»

Kardashian jostled outside Paris fashion show

September 25, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Kim Kardashian received a fright at a Paris Fashion Week event Thursday when she was apparently jostled by someone waiting in a large crowd outside her ca. more »»

Obama urges world to do more to tackle Ebola

September 25, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Barack Obama, in a sober assessment of international efforts to stem a deadly Ebola outbreak, warned a high-level United Nations gathering Thursday that there is a... more »»

Hamas, Fatah reach partial Gaza deal in Egypt

September 25, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The militant Palestinian Hamas group and its rival Fatah movement on Thursday reached a partial agreement on governing the Gaza Strip, signaling a major step forward... more »»

UK counterterror police arrest 9 men in London

September 25, 2014

LONDON (AP) — British counterterrorism police have arrested nine men on suspicion of being members of banned organizations as well as supporting and encouraging terrorism. more »»

Syria, Iraq oil controlled by Islamic State group

September 25, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — For the first time since the Unites States and five Arab countries started bombing positions of the Islamic State group in Syria, oil installations under control of the militants... more »»

Kurds see Turkey impeding Islamic State fight

September 25, 2014

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Turkey and its Kurdish population — for decades in conflict — suddenly find themselves facing a common enemy in the Islamic State group. more »»

Nigeria: Report Chibok girl freed, identity doubts

September 25, 2014

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian's Islamic extremists have freed one of the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls, Nigerian police reported Thursday, but a community leader says she's too traumatized to... more »»

Venice to close area for Clooney wedding

September 25, 2014

MILAN (AP) — Venice city officials on Thursday ordered the closure of a walkway fronting the picturesque Grand Canal on Monday to keep crowds away from George Clooney's wedding to human rights... more »»

Sierra Leone quarantines 2 million to fight Ebola

September 25, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone on Thursday took the dramatic step of sealing off districts where more than 1 million people live as it and two other West African countries struggle to... more »»

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

September 25, 2014

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you... more »»

Sierra Leone quarantine affects 2 million people

September 25, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone on Thursday took the dramatic step of sealing off districts where more than 1 million people live as it and two other West African countries struggled t... more »»

345 people rescued from boat stranded off Cyprus

September 25, 2014

LIMASSOL, Cyprus (AP) — A cruise ship picked up hundreds of people, apparently refugees who fled Syria, who were stranded aboard a small boat off Cyprus on Thursday, officials said. more »»

Ukraine president sure that peace is on the way

September 25, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's leader said Thursday that "the most dangerous part of the war" has passed and that the conflict with pro-Russia separatists in the country's east is on the wane. more »»

Rouhani: nuclear deal on Iran possible by deadline

September 25, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran's president says a nuclear deal is possible before the November deadline if the West wants a deal and shows flexibility.

Hassan Rouhani told the U.N. more »»

Rouhani: extremists want to destroy civilization

September 25, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran's president says the goal of extremists who are creating chaos in the Mideast is the destruction of civilization and rise of Islamophobia. more »»

Pope removes divisive bishop in Paraguay

September 25, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Thursday forcibly removed a conservative Paraguayan bishop who had promoted a priest accused of inappropriate sexual behavior and clashed with his fellow... more »»

India releases first image of crater-scarred Mars

September 25, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's space agency released the first image of the crater-scarred and dry surface of Mars taken by the nation's first interplanetary spacecraft after it began orbiting the red... more »»

Donkeys reunited at Polish zoo after sex scandal

September 25, 2014

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Napoleon is now back with his Antosia.

The two amorous donkeys who were separated because of an outcry over their lovemaking have been reunited at a zoo in Poland. more »»

Algerian forces search for extremists in beheading

September 25, 2014

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian forces expanded their search on Thursday through the mountainous region where a newly-formed extremist group claiming allegiance to the Syria-based Islamic State... more »»

 
 
 

 

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