MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Ferry with about 700 passengers collides with cargo ship in Philippines; rescue ongoing.
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s opposition says it doesn’t expect fair treatment from the Constitutional Court on an appeal over July 31 elections that the electoral commission said President Robert Mugabe won by a large margin.
MOSCOW (AP) — A day after her condemnation of homosexuality, Russian pole vault great Yelena Isinbayeva said her comments in English may have been “misunderstood.”
The two-time Olympic gold medalist supported Russia’s new anti-gay law Thursday and criticized
BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say an airstrike by the Syrian military has killed at least 15 people and wounded dozens of others in the contested northern city of Aleppo.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the
CAIRO (AP) — Heavy gunfire rang out in the heart of Cairo as tens of thousands of Muslim Brotherhood supporters took to the streets Friday across Egypt in defiance of a military-imposed state of emergency following the country’s
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — One of Latin America’s most influential rock stars is preparing to make good on his dream of playing guitar with a full orchestra in the majestic Teatro Colon opera house in Buenos Aires.
CAIRO (AP) — Officials: Clashes across Egypt kill at least 17 as supporters of ousted president protest.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius will be indicted for premeditated murder on Monday and the double-amputee Olympian will go on trial in early 2014, about a year after shooting dead his girlfriend, prosecutors said.
In a somber twist,
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities have temporarily suspended a trolley bus service in western Athens ahead of a planned protest over the death of a youth during a ticket inspection.
Police said the Peristeri service was expected
The U.N.’s humanitarian affairs office says a polio outbreak in Somalia is spreading.
LONDON (AP) — He’s been deposed, reviled, buried and dug up, and now a new battle looms over England’s King Richard III.
A British High Court judge on Friday granted a group of Richard’s relatives permission to challenge
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Members of the Dutch royal family and a small collection of friends are attending a private funeral for Prince Friso, who died this week due to complications from a 2012 skiing accident.
Friso, the younger
BANGKOK (AP) — The price of oil fell Friday but remained above $107 per barrel amid fears of a potential supply disruption as violence in Egypt continues to spiral.
Benchmark crude for September delivery was down 14 cents
LONDON (AP) — Energy company Cuadrilla Resources Ltd. said Friday it has temporarily suspended drilling at an exploration site in southern England amid protests from residents and environmentalists opposed to shale gas extraction.
The company said it had
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea’s announcement that it is mass producing a home-grown smartphone has been met with skepticism in the tech industry in South Korea and abroad.
The North’s state media last week showed leader