LONDON (AP) — Britain’s deputy prime minister says he will try to block any attempt to make foreign visitors routinely pay a security deposit to come to the U.K., an idea that has spurred outrage in countries such
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli leaders expressed cautious hope Sunday about a U.S.-Russia agreement that would require Syria to identify and eliminate its chemical weapons by mid-2014, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in the region to
BAGHDAD (AP) — Officials say Shiite-dominated cities in central and southern Iraq have been hit with yet another new wave of insurgent attacks that have killed at least 35 people.
Today’s attacks, mostly car bombs, continue a surge
ISTANBUL (AP) — In a story Sept. 11 about Turkish protests, The Associated Press reported erroneously that demonstrator Ahmet Atakan, died on a Sunday. Atakan took part in a protest on the night of Monday, Sept. 9. He
BEIJING (AP) — Passengers on Sunday began leaving a Chinese luxury cruise liner that has been stuck in South Korea for the past two days because of a legal dispute.
More than 2,300 passengers and crew members were
NEW DELHI (AP) — India has for the second time successfully test-fired a nuclear-capable missile that can strike the major Chinese cities of Beijing and Shanghai.
Ravi Gupta, a spokesman for the Defence Research and Development Organisation, said
Nearly 100 Muslim guerrillas who have held scores of people hostage for a week in a southern Philippine city have been killed or captured in an offensive to retake rebel-held coastal communities.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — The Pakistani Taliban demanded Sunday that the government release militant prisoners and begin withdrawing troops from the group’s tribal sanctuary before they will participate in peace talks, raising doubts about prospects for negotiations.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is heading into the belly of Democrats’ anti-war opposition, venturing into a politically influential heartland state for the first time since President Barack Obama publicly endorsed a possible military
A wave of car bombings and other attacks in Iraq killed at least 58 people in mostly Shiite-majority cities on Sunday, another bloody reminder of the government’s failure to stem the surge of violence that is feeding sectarian tensions.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says an agreement between the U.S. and Russia offers a chance to destroy Syria’s huge stockpile of chemical weapons and promises to end the threat the weapons pose to the region and
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:
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s al-Qaida branch has confirmed that a U.S. strike killed one of its leaders at the end of last month.
It said in a statement posted on a militant website Saturday that Qaid al-Dahab
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An official says gunmen have shot and wounded a top female police officer in Afghanistan’s south, months after her predecessor was killed.
The shooting Sunday morning in Helmand’s province’s Lashkar Gah district was the
BERLIN (AP) — The last test for German politicians before next week’s parliamentary vote is the Bavaria state election Sunday, with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative allies hoping to provide momentum with a big win in the prosperous region.