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Journalists, police are detained in Turkish raids

December 14, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Police conducted raids in a dozen Turkish cities Sunday, detaining at least 24 people — including journalists, TV producers and police — known to be close to a movement led... more »»

Russia denies another near miss in Baltic skies

December 14, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Defense Ministry on Sunday denied Swedish claims that for the second time this year a Russian military aircraft had nearly collided with a passenger jet over Sweden,... more »»

Exit polls project big win for Japan ruling party

December 14, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling party was headed for a landslide victory in lower house elections Sunday, according to projections released soon after polls closed. more »»

Deal salvaged at UN climate talks in Peru

December 14, 2014

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Climate negotiators salvaged a compromise deal in Lima early Sunday that sets the stage for a global pact in Paris next year, but rejected a rigorous review of the greenhouse ga... more »»

Defiant Afghan president condemns terror attacks

December 14, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Defying insurgents, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday condemned the wave of militant attacks striking his country ahead of the withdrawal of most foreign troops,... more »»

Haiti PM resigns amid political discontent

December 14, 2014

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe announced early Sunday that he was resigning along with several ministers in the wake of violent anti-government protests and a... more »»

US man illegally in NKorea says not detained

December 14, 2014

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea on Sunday presented to the media an American who says he illegally crossed into the country but has not been put into custody and is seeking asylum in... more »»

Deal reached at UN climate talks in Peru

December 14, 2014

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Negotiators have reached a watered-down deal at U.N. talks in Peru that sets the stage for a global climate pact in Paris next year. more »»

News Guide: What to watch for in Japan's elections

December 14, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — A national election in Japan on Sunday is expected to return the ruling party of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to power in a possible landslide. more »»

Peru seeks to unblock snarled UN climate talks

December 14, 2014

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Negotiators struggled to unblock U.N. more »»

Jamaica truth commission explores bloody slum raid

December 14, 2014

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Adina Derby raised her voice in anger and grief as she recalled the morning when masked soldiers and police raided her West Kingston neighborhood, using mortar rounds to... more »»

UN climate talks deadlocked

December 14, 2014

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Negotiators were struggling to unblock U.N. more »»

20 dead, 88 missing in central Indonesia mudslide

December 14, 2014

BANJARNEGARA, Indonesia (AP) — Heavy rains in central Indonesia loosened soil and collapsed a hill, setting off a landslide that killed at least 20 villagers and left 88 others missing under pile... more »»

Japan holds vote expected to back Abe's policies

December 14, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese voters headed to the polls Sunday in a parliamentary election that is expected to reaffirm the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's majority, though many analysts were... more »»

India questions man over pro-Islamic State tweets

December 14, 2014

BANGALORE, India (AP) — Police in southern India questioned a man who they say acknowledged to running a popular pro-Islamic State group Twitter account but appears to have no direct links to the... more »»

Egypt sends 439 to military trials over violence

December 13, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's top prosecutor referred 439 people to military tribunals on Saturday for acts of violence including the killing of three policemen last year, while authorities denied entry t... more »»

UN climate talks deadlocked

December 13, 2014

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Already well into overtime, U.N. more »»

Confusion on the menu for European allergen rule

December 13, 2014

PARIS (AP) — A European rule requiring restaurants, bakeries and supermarkets — or anyone mass-producing meals — to list any of 14 allergens that might appear on their menus is being met with... more »»

Americans, Belgians mark Bulge anniversary

December 13, 2014

BASTOGNE, Belgium (AP) — Braving snowy weather, Americans and Belgians gathered in the Ardennes region of Belgium on Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of one of the biggest and bloodiest U.S. more »»

Sweden: Another near-miss in Baltic skies

December 13, 2014

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — For the second time this year, a Russian military aircraft turned off its transponders to avoid commercial radar and nearly collided with a passenger jet over Sweden,... more »»

 
 

 

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