UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general recommended Monday that approximately 100 people from the United Nations and the world’s chemical weapons watchdog agency be part of an unprecedented and dangerous joint mission to eliminate Syria’s poison gas
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Dominican Republic’s president met Monday with a small group of activists who are fighting against a court ruling that strips citizenship from the children of migrant workers.
Ana Maria Belique, spokeswoman
LONDON (AP) — Superstition holds it’s good luck to cross a newborn’s palm with silver to wish the child riches and health, but Britain’s baby Prince George is getting something more: A whole new set of coins in
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is hoping to adopt a resolution this week aimed at helping to restore security to the collapsing Central African Republic and demanding swift implementation of a political transition leading to
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is heading to a water summit in Hungary and then to a summit of Southeast Asian nations in Brunei.
U.N. spokesman Martin Nesirky said Ban left for Hungary on Monday to
CAIRO (AP) — The Libyan militant accused by Washington in the killing of the U.S. ambassador told The Associated Press on Monday he’s not worried about being next on the list for capture by the Americans after the
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — When a brand-new subway system hits an ancient road, surely something has to give. But in one northern Greek city, archaeologists are fighting to combine the two, against government plans to remove and display
CAIRO (AP) — While riots turned the neighborhoods of Cairo into deadly battlegrounds this weekend, Egypt’s most powerful man — the head of the armed forces — enjoyed a star-studded show.
In a sports stadium, celebrities and pop
BAGHDAD (AP) — A coordinated wave of evening bombings in Baghdad has raised the death toll from a series of attacks today across Iraq.
At least 45 people were killed. It’s the third day in a row that
JERUSALEM (AP) — To his supporters, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef was a revered spiritual sage who empowered masses of disenfranchised Sephardic Jews. Among secular Israelis, he was widely perceived as a medieval figure, bedecked in flowing robes and occasionally
MALE, Maldives (AP) — The Supreme Court of the Maldives has annulled the results of the first round of voting in the country’s presidential election, agreeing with a losing candidate’s claim that the election was flawed.
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil on Monday demanded clarifications from the Canadian government about allegations that its spies targeted Brazil’s Mines and Energy Ministry, in what Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said appears to be an act of industrial
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran does not plan to unblock Facebook and Twitter for the general public even if some top government officials use it, the minister of telecommunications and information technology said Monday.
State TV quoted Mahmoud
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — Mexican government officials and event organizers on Monday blamed the driver of a monster truck for losing control and plowing into a crowd of spectator, killing eight and injuring dozens. Motor-sports experts pointed
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s foreign minister says the diplomats who remain captive after being kidnapped from its Gao consulate in northern Mali in April 2012 are still alive.
At least four hostages are believed to still be