NDELE, Central African Republic (AP) — Armed with rocket-propelled grenades and Kalashnikov rifles, Seleka rebels who ousted Central African Republic’s president six weeks ago are solidifying their control over the country’s lucrative diamond industry and have even been
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Right-wing extremists shout Nazi salutes and attack a man they believe is Jewish. Black-booted militants frighten aging Holocaust survivors. Writings of authors linked to a pro-Nazi regime are recommended reading for school children. Hungary
MILAN (AP) — Italian Premier Enrico Letta will seek support on Monday from his Spanish counterpart, Mariano Rajoy, in his quest to have Europe focus more on economic growth instead of just debt reduction.
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TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libyan militias are not backing down from their protests outside government buildings despite passage of a sweeping law that bans from government positions officials who served in senior posts under the former regime.
BERLIN (AP) — A 93-year-old man who was deported from the U.S. for lying about his Nazi past was arrested by German authorities Monday on allegations he served as an Auschwitz death camp guard, Stuttgart prosecutors said.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Chinese actress Li Bingbing is in Kenya to bring attention to the growing problem of elephants slaughtered for the international ivory trade.
Bingbing on Tuesday urged governments and consumers to combat the illegal wildlife
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A journalist for an Iranian news website says its editor has been arrested after reporting that there is an audiotape of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad discussing vote rigging in his disputed 2009 re-election.
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia’s president over the weekend received the country’s first pieces of mail in more than two decades. It’s the kind of small but hopeful development that leaders meeting in London on Tuesday hope to
STOCKHOLM (AP) — ABBA wants to be remembered for more than just catchy hits.
A museum opens in Stockholm on Tuesday to show off band paraphernalia,
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian police officials say a bystander returning home after visiting his aunt was killed in a shootout involving the prime minister’s convoy.
The incident occurred late Sunday when five men in a pickup truck fired
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s president says Africa’s intelligence services must prepare for fresh onslaughts by foreigners and the continent’s former colonizers to grasp its natural resources.
President Robert Mugabe said Monday that Africa’s vast reserves of resources
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The president of the World Jewish Congress says he wants Hungary’s government to speak out more forcefully against anti-Semitism.
American businessman Ronald Lauder, whose maternal grandparents were born in Hungary, told The Associated Press
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan court on Monday sentenced two Iranian nationals convicted of plotting attacks against Western targets to life in prison.
Ahmad Abolfathi Mohammad and Sayed Mansour Mousavi were arrested in June 2012 and led
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Megastar singer Justin Bieber is known for his slick dance moves on stage. But spinning away from a mash-up between security guards and a rogue fan has become the hit of his
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Global clothing brands involved in Bangladesh’s troubled garment industry responded in starkly different ways to the building collapse that killed more than 600 people. Some quickly acknowledged their links to the tragedy and promised