Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Friday he believes there will be “an overwhelming report” from U.N. inspectors that chemical weapons were used in an attack in Syria on Aug. 21.
CAIRO (AP) — Clashes erupted between supporters and opponents of Egypt’s ousted president during nationwide protests Friday as the military battled al-Qaida-inspired groups in northern Sinai.
The street rallies came a day after Egypt’s military-backed interim government extended
BISSAU, Guinea-Bissau (AP) — A popular radio in Guinea-Bissau says that they are shutting down their station to protest the police interrogation of a commentator on one of their weekly programs.
The staff of Bombolom FM said Friday
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — The rebel group that swept to power this March after toppling the Central African Republic’s former leader, was dissolved Friday by a decree issued by the very president they installed, according to
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The head of the U.N. chemical weapons inspection team says he has completed his report on Syria and will deliver it to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in New York this weekend.
Speaking by telephone from
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — UN chief says he believes inspectors will report that chemical weapons were used in Syria.
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil eased below $108 a barrel Friday as the U.S. and Russia held discussions in Geneva aimed at getting Syria to give up its chemical weapons.
By midday in New York,
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European carmakers can live and die by their mid-sized hatchbacks. And that category has long been the realm of the Volkswagen Golf. French carmaker Peugeot is hoping to change that with its redesigned 308.
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A lawyer says a Tunisian journalist has been detained for questioning the government’s case against a TV cameraman who is in custody.
Journalist Zied el-Heni was detained Friday for allegedly defaming a civil servant
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese businessman who supports a grassroots group promoting civil society was detained by police on Friday on suspicion of gathering crowds to disturb public order, his friends said, in a sign the government is
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. humanitarian chief has allocated $50 million to support the efforts of humanitarian agencies assisting the growing number of Syrians affected by the 2 1/2-year crisis in the country and in the region.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks were mostly higher Friday after the government reported a moderate increase in retail sales in August and tame inflation.
The Dow Jones industrial average added 46 points after an hour of trading, or
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The war in Syria isn’t the easiest topic to break down in a brief newscast. But that’s exactly what Senegalese rapper Makhtar “Xuman” Fall does — and throws it down in rhyme no less.
ISTANBUL (AP) — When demonstrators rocked Turkey in June, their message was clear: an increasingly authoritarian government needed to learn to listen to dissenters and compromise. But a new round of protests set off by the death of
WASHINGTON (AP) — Higher energy costs pushed U.S. wholesale prices up 0.3 percent last month. Prices rose a modest 1.4 percent over the past year, the lowest one-year gain since April.
Excluding volatile food and energy costs wholesale