BEIJING (AP) — A surgeon in China says he has constructed an extra nose out of a man’s rib cartilage and implanted it under the skin of his forehead to prepare for a transplant in probably the first
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A deadly three-week standoff between government troops and Muslim rebels who held nearly 200 people hostage in the southern Philippines has ended with all of the captives safe, officials said Saturday.
Defense Secretary Voltaire
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Iranian president, his car making its way to the airport through New York’s dense traffic, gets in touch with the White House Situation Room. President Barack Obama, at his desk in the Oval Office,
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A meeting of the Pakistani and Indian prime ministers in New York this weekend is a fresh chance for one leader to push for peace on the subcontinent — and likely the last chance
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police rescued 92 abducted children and detained 301 suspects in the latest operation to crack down the country’s chronic problem, the Ministry of Public Security said.
Police forces from 11 provinces were involved in
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Kerry: UN resolution on Syria shows diplomacy powerful enough to ‘defuse worst weapons of war’
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian authorities banned a gay pride march in Belgrade for a third consecutive year because of threats made by right-wing groups, officials said Friday.
Prime Minister Ivica Dacic said top security and state officials
ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Enrico Letta warned he will quit unless his coalition receives fresh pledges of unwavering support, and will seek a confidence vote in Parliament on his government, which risks collapses from escalating tension over
BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s main center-left party said Friday it is prepared to hold preliminary talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives to explore the possibility of a “grand coalition” after both sides failed to gain an absolute majority
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The quartet of Middle East peacemakers is calling on the Israelis and Palestinians to demonstrate their seriousness in reaching a settlement in the next year.
Meeting on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly
Text of President Barack Obama’s remarks on Iran, Syria and Congress, as provided by the Federal News Service:
Good afternoon, everybody.
Before I just discuss the situation in Congress, let me say a few things about two important
NEW YORK (AP) — Oil fell slightly Friday, and finished the week with a decline of nearly 2 percent.
Benchmark oil for November delivery fell 16 cents to close at $102.87 a barrel on the New York Mercantile
HAVANA (AP) — Baseball is as much a national pastime in Cuba as in the United States, and the source of much-coveted talent. Here’s a look at five who are thriving in Major League Baseball, and five others
NEW YORK (AP) — Gasoline prices have fallen steadily throughout September, and drivers should look forward to even cheaper fill-ups in the weeks ahead.
The national average price for a gallon of gasoline is now $3.42, down from
LONDON (AP) — Palace officials say Britain’s youngest royal, Prince George, will be christened next month in the Chapel Royal at St. James’s Palace.
George — whose full name is His Royal Highness Prince George Alexander Louis of