NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — More than 1 million babies die the day they are born every year, according to a new report released Tuesday, and the 14 countries with the highest rates of first-day deaths are all in
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — One of Pakistan’s most prominent politicians, former cricket star Imran Khan, fell from a stage and was injured at a political rally in the eastern city of Lahore.
One of the leaders of Khan’s
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Soldiers from Mali and Burkina Faso pushed into the village of Ber, located 50 kilometers (30 miles) northeast of Timbuktu, which had previously been occupied by fighters from a Tuareg rebel group, the National
BERLIN (AP) — A modern production of Richard Wagner’s opera “Tannhauser” has caused a stir in Germany because of Nazi-themed scenes showing people dying in gas chambers and a family having their heads shaved and executed.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican on Tuesday sought to deny there were any internal divisions over its crackdown on the largest umbrella group of U.S. nuns after a top Vatican official complained that the Holy See’s reform
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal held a sale of its 10-year bonds on Tuesday for the first time since it needed a bailout in 2011, representing a milestone in its efforts to regain investor confidence and prove its
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libya’s defense minister says he has resigned to protest to a show of force by militias who have been besieging government buildings to push their political demands.
Mohammed Al-Barghathi told reporters on Tuesday that
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court Tuesday withdrew a subpoena for King Juan Carlos’ daughter as a suspect in a corruption case, following an appeal by prosecutors.
The Palma de Mallorca court said it had accepted the appeal
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The chief executive of Ethiopian Airlines says his company will seek compensation from Boeing for the grounding of its 787 Dreamliner planes.
Tewolde Gebremariam told The Associated Press on Tuesday his company will
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has appointed three experts from Australia, Serbia and Indonesia to carry out an inquiry into North Korea for possible crimes against humanity.
The 47-nation U.N. Human Rights Council said
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A Saudi journalist says he has been banned from writing in a Saudi newspaper after criticizing the Interior Ministry.
Ali al-Elayan wrote on his Twitter account Tuesday that Al-Watan daily has stopped him
JERUSALEM (AP) — Two prominent Israeli groups say Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has stopped approving new construction in West Bank settlements in what could be an attempt to restart peace talks with the Palestinians.
Anti-settlement group Peace Now,
BEIJING (AP) — A major Chinese bank, the Bank of China, is cutting off business with a North Korean bank accused by the U.S. of assisting Pyongyang’s missile and nuclear programs.
A spokeswoman for the Beijing-based Bank of
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s prime minister has denounced Israeli airstrikes on Syria, saying the attacks help strengthen Syrian President Bashar Assad’s hand.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday also criticized Iran for “turning a blind eye” to massacres
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s state-run news agency says Prime Minister Hesham Kandil named nine new ministers in the second cabinet reshuffle since Islamist President Mohammed Morsi assumed his post in August last year.
MENA reported the shuffle on