CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Guinea’s opposition said they were considering new street protests following the expiry on Thursday of the 72-hour ultimatum they gave the government to fix the flaws they had identified in the roll of registered
TOKYO (AP) — Japan lodged a protest Thursday against a French newspaper for printing cartoons that parodied Tokyo’s successful bid to host the 2020 Olympics, including one that showed deformed sumo wrestlers grappling in front of the damaged
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner says he feels insulted by an opinion piece written by Russian President Vladimir Putin (POO’-tihn).
The article by Putin appeared Thursday in The New York Times. Putin chides Americans for seeing
CAIRO (AP) — The Qatar-based Al-Jazeera TV is taking legal action in international courts against the Egyptian government for closing its offices, jamming its signals and arresting its reporters, the network said Thursday.
Al-Jazeera said it also appealed
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says Vice President Joe Biden is canceling a trip to Panama next week.
Biden will still travel to Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C., on Monday, and to Mexico at the end of
LONDON (AP) — The Beatles plan to release a new collection of the band’s BBC sessions, including commercially unreleased recordings and studio chatter.
The CD and vinyl release planned for November will be a follow-up to the wildly
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The defector from communist Bulgaria was jabbed in the thigh with a poisoned umbrella tip in one of the most sensational assassinations of the Cold War.
Thirty-five years later, no one has been convicted
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Police and witnesses say about 20 gunmen attacked a police station in Nigeria’s northern Adamawa state, killing two policemen and wounding two.
Adamawa state police spokesman Mohammed Ibrahim said Thursday that the attackers used
BEIRUT (AP) — Assad: Syria to submit data on its chemical weapons stockpile a month after signing convention.
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the prospect of a military strike on Syria receding, President Barack Obama on Thursday tried to refocus on a pressing domestic agenda as key benchmarks on the budget and health care quickly approach.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he’s hopeful Secretary of State John Kerry’s meetings with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Switzerland can “yield a concrete result” on Syria.
Kerry opened two days of meeting with his
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is edging lower at midday as the longest rally since July peters out.
The Dow Jones industrial average was down 23 points, or 0.2 percent, at 15,304 as of noon Eastern
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will host Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta at the White House next month.
The White House says the visit will focus on the global economy as well as shared challenges in North
BANGKOK (AP) — More than 200 members of the Rohingya minority fleeing Myanmar have been detained in southern Thailand after their boat ran aground, a Thai official said Thursday.
Thai district chief Watcharasak Chulayanon said the 219 men
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The high-rise tower in Warsaw designed by American architect Daniel Libeskind is offering potential clients a peek at its luxurious apartments after years of delay caused by a legal battle.
A marketing suite opened