DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s government has raised the price of gasoline and transportation in its latest wartime austerity move, a step likely to increase hardship for many Syrians already suffering from the economic consequences of civil war.
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — The Indian army said Saturday that it killed seven suspected rebels in two separate gunbattles near the heavily militarized line dividing the disputed Kashmir region between India and Pakistan.
Four militants were killed Saturday
LAMPEDUSA, Italy (AP) — Authorities say the search to recover bodies from a fishing boat that sank off the southern island of Lampedusa has been called off for a second day because of bad weather.
Financial police Maj.
BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Talks on a trans-Pacific trade pact are forging ahead with hopes of meeting a year-end deadline, officials said Saturday, despite President Barack Obama’s absence due to the government shutdown.
Obama had intended to thrash
BALI, Indonesia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned Congress on Saturday to think “long and hard” about the negative message that the partial government shutdown is sending around the world, even as he disputed the
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Closed-circuit television footage from Nairobi’s Westgate Mall shows four attackers, walking calmly through a storeroom inside the shopping complex. The footage broadcast by local Citizen TV also shows that one of the gunmen has
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Britain’s nominee as Best Foreign Language Film for the Oscars features an all-Filipino cast and a story that traces the sacrifices and hopes of an impoverished family from the countryside
CAIRO (AP) — “For too long, many nations, including my own, tolerated, even excused, oppression in the Middle East in the name of stability… We must help the reformers of the Middle East as they work for freedom,
NEW YORK (AP) — Minimum and maximum temperatures in Fahrenheit, precipitation in inches and weather conditions as recorded for the previous day and forecast for the current and following day in each city as of 0800 GMT:
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Foreign military forces carried out a pre-dawn strike Saturday in the same southern Somalia village where U.S. Navy SEALS four years ago killed a most-wanted al-Qaida operative, officials said.
The strike was carried out
An unmistakable sense of unease has been growing in capitals around the world as the U.S. government from afar looks increasingly befuddled — shirking from a military confrontation in Syria, stymied at home by a gridlocked Congress and
Today is Saturday, Oct. 5, the 278th day of 2013. There are 87 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On Oct. 5, 1921, the World Series was carried on radio for the first time as
SYDNEY (AP) — Britain’s Prince Harry chatted and shook hands with a throng of excited fans on the Sydney waterfront on Saturday as thousands celebrated the centenary of the fledgling Australian navy fleet’s first visit to the city’s
SAO PAULO (AP) — Marina Silva, the top-polling opposition candidate for next year’s presidential election, has failed to obtain enough signatures to register her new party, Brazil’s top electoral court has ruled.
This means that the former senator
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations has advice for city planners around the world: Move people closer together.
Designing more compact, higher-density cities is key to improving the well-being of the world’s burgeoning urban population, said Under-Secretary